Category Archives: Iran

Reality Bites

20th February, morning: Iran has stopped selling crude to British and French companies, its oil ministry said on Sunday, in a retaliatory measure against fresh EU sanctions on the Islamic state’s major export. 20th February, afternoon: Iran is “struggling” to … Continue reading

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Fighting in Turkmenistan

Back in May 2006, The Economist ran an article on Turkmenistan which said: There is, though, much speculation about the 66-year-old Turkmenbashi’s health. He has had heart surgery, and has a team of eight top-notch German doctors constantly on call. … Continue reading

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