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  • From New York heroin dealer to Afghanistan’s biggest oil man

    KABUL (Reuters) - One-eyed Rateb Popal's debut as an Afghan businessman was not promising: he was caught smuggling heroin and locked up in a New York federal prison for almost a decade. Popal had better luck once back in Afghanistan, where he emerged...
  • Libya's El Sharara oilfield restart another breakthrough for Tripoli

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya's oil sector took another big step back to normality with the restarting of an oilfield that could double its current meager crude output, a week after blockades ended at major ports. The 340,000 barrels per day El Sharara...
  • Kuwait court frees prominent opposition figure on bail-lawyer

    KUWAIT (Reuters) - A prominent Kuwaiti opposition politician whose detention last week set off a wave of sometimes violent protests in the oil-rich Gulf Arab state was freed on bail on Monday, his lawyer said. Musallam al-Barrak, who had been detained...
  • Shale boom confounds forecasts as U.S. set to pass Russia, Saudi Arabia

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four years into the shale revolution, the U.S. is on track to pass Russia and Saudi Arabia as the world's largest producer of crude oil, most analysts agree. When that happens and by how much, though, has produced disparate...
  • Turkey's Kurds prefer peace prospects at home to perilous statehood in Iraq

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - What has long been a dream for the Middle East's Kurds, an independent state, is within reach in Iraq, but Turkey's Kurds, wearied by a 30-year conflict with Ankara, see a brighter future at home, where negotiations could deliver...
  • U.S. blacklists UAE firm for flouting sanctions on Syria

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday slapped sanctions on a United Arab Emirates company for supplying specialty petroleum products to the Syrian government, and blacklisted two additional Syrian companies. Pangates, based in Sharjah...
  • Stafford eyes energy-saving plan

    In May, the first selectman, town engineer and Stafford Energy Advisory Committee (SEAC) jointly recommended to the Board of Finance a capital projects plan for Stafford High School, Stafford Elementary School and Stafford Middle School that is...
  • South Sudan president urges rebel leader to resume talks

    JUBA/ ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday called on rebels to resume peace talks as the country marked its third birthday with celebrations overshadowed by fighting that has killed thousands and brought it to the verge of...
  • You can join a trip that aims to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery

    You can join a trip that aims to solve the Amelia Earhart mystery
    Only rarely does a group tour come along that makes the most fiercely independent traveler’s heart beat faster -- a journey so complex that you couldn’t pull it off alone, and so unusual that you can’t help yearning to go. An...
  • Wedded: Abby Redding and Michael Elliott

    Wedded: Abby Redding and Michael Elliott
    Date: May 3 Her story: Abby Redding, 24, grew up in Severna Park. She is a licensed esthetician and is also a store manager at Sally Beauty Supply in Elkins, W.Va. Her father, Douglas Redding, and stepmother, Norann Redding, live in Severna Park. Abby's...
  • The woman who created Iraq

    There were 39 English men, diplomats, army officers and Middle East experts — and one English woman — sitting in Cairo in March 1921. They had been convened by Winston Churchill who had taken over the colonial office not long before. The...