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    Here’s where terrorists hail from

    January 03, 2017 Where are terrorists from?  There is no agreed measure.  But one measure is the people held by the United States at Guantanamo Bay.  A total of 780…

    AP fact checkers on Trump

    AP fact checkers on Trump

    January 03, 2017 In the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump has staunchly defended his order temporarily banning refugees and nearly all citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries. But in…

    Oil cuts only half what pledged and shale ramping up

    Oil cuts only half what pledged and shale ramping up

    January 03, 2017 It was bad news for oil producing countries as the first reports on January output showed only about 50 percent compliance with promised cutbacks.  What’s more, American…

    Iran’s inflation rate looks like it will soon rise again

    January 03, 2017 The inflation rate is definitely not declining any longer and may again be rising. Inflation in the last Persian month, Dey, was measured at 9.6 percent by…

    Turkmenistan: talk or arbitrate

    January 03, 2017 Turkmenistan is ready to continue talks with Iran after cutting gas supplies to Tehran January 1, but also has the right to take the dispute over past…

    The Oil Patch

    The Oil Patch

    January 03, 2017 STEADY — The price of an OPEC barrel continued marking time this week, despite the bad news seen in our lead story above.  The numbers there are…

    Iran must pay Turkey $1.9B for overcharging

    January 03, 2017 Iran and Turkey have resolved a five-year-old dispute over the proper price Turkey should pay for Iranian gas and, as a result, Iran will have to pay…

    Quick trip to customs is slow trip to deportation

    Quick trip to customs is slow trip to deportation

    January 03, 2017 When Sara Yarjani handed her passport to an immigration officer at Los Angeles airport she was sure she’d be waved through, as had happened before. Instead, 23…