Sunday, August 31, 2014

#KSA oil king panicking over success of #IslamicState

Mirror Online: "But King Abdullah warned unless the West puts aside party politics and confronted the threat there would be a terror attack within a month.

He said: “Terrorism is an evil force that must be fought with ­wisdom and speed. If ­neglected, after a month it will arrive in Europe and a month later in America.”"
The Islamic Caliphate is not a problem. The problem is US dependency on the private auto. The US has put all its eggs in one basket. Now there is no more cheap oil and its economy is collapsing. The solution is to make buses fare-free and end the waste of energy by ending autosprawl.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Egypt, Israel near major gas deal

Middle East Eye: "Egypt and Israel are reportedly finalising a deal that could mean the sale of $60 billion in Israeli natural gas to liquefication plants in Egypt."

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Iraq will be lucrative gas market for Iran

PressTV: "Last month, Iran’s Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs and Trading Ali Majedi said Iran is expected to start pumping gas to Iraq early next Persian calendar year, which starts on March 21, 2015.

Iran has agreed to export 25 million cubic meters (mcm) a day of gas to Iraq, but the gas delivery will start at seven mcm per day."

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Painful, but necessary end to fuel subsidy

Trend.Az: "The plan is aimed at easing pressure on state finances by cutting tens of billions of dollars from government subsidies on food and fuel. The government pays cash to citizens as compensation for increased prices by cutting subsides.
In the first stage the government paid 45,500 rials to citizens to compensate for a partial cut of subsidies."

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Tripoli, Libya, start free public transport

Free Public Transport - Africa: "libyaherald : "In one of its last acts, Tripoli Local Council — soon to be replaced by the recently elected Tripoli Municipal Council — has made an agreement with the National Fast Transport Company to offer a free public bus service for Tripoli residents. The service is a response  to the petrol crisis in the city which has meant that many people cannot get to work.""

Monday, August 11, 2014


  • Who invaded Iraq in 2003 on false pretenses? 
  • Who bombed Iraq from 2003 to 2006 killing thousands of innocents?
  • Who destroyed Iraq infrastructure and created millions of Iraq refugees?
  • Who tortured people in Iraq prisons?
Was it IS or US?

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Dubai commuters welcome plans for more feeder buses

The National: "DUBAI // More feeder buses, new routes and better coordination with Dubai Metro timings will be in place soon, as per new plans by Dubai’s transport agency.

The Roads and Transport Authority said it would roll out the changes to accommodate the increasing number of commuters on some of its busy routes. Feeder buses help to connect passengers from the metro stations with neighbourhoods in the vicinity."