Posts Tagged ‘projects’

Jewish-Arab Hackathon Aims to Model New Projects and Ties in Jerusalem

The Western Wall and Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. – A group of 20 young entrepreneurs took part in a new initiative by Jewish and Arab entrepreneurs to build new projects for the benefit of Jerusalem. The first Jewish-Arab-Jerusalem Hackathon took place this month in Margalit Startup City near the First Station […]

New Fossil Fuel Projects Meet Indigenous Resistance

By Randall Hyman, Truthout. September 19, 2020 Above photo: Navajo Tribal Council Member Daniel Tso and Mario Atencio of Diné CARE study a map of oil leases in the Nation’s Eastern Agency. The Bureau of Land Management’s new guidelines will allow up to 3,000 more frack wells in the Greater Chaco region. Randall Hyman. New Mexico – […]

Israel is proud to have halted international projects for Palestinians in Area C

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Georgia welcomes presence of Iran companies in development projects

IRNA – Georgia’s First Vice Prime Minister Dimitry Kumsishvili said on Monday that Georgia welcomes the participation of Iranian companies in the development of a large number of projects in the country. Kumsishvili, also the minister of economy and sustainable development of Georgia, made the remarks in a meeting with Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad […]

IRGC construction base pledges to finish 40 mega-projects in Iran by year-end

Tasnim – Commander of Khatam al-Anbia Construction Base, a conglomerate belonging to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), pledged that his forces will complete 40 mega-projects in the current Iranian year, which began on March 21. Addressing a meeting on “Resistance Economy” at the Lorestan gubernatorial office in west Iran, General Ebadollah Abdollahi said the […]

Netanyahu Lied: “Iran Dossier” Describes Only Old Halted Projects, not Current Programs

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blatantly lied to the world in his presentation on Iran’s “nuclear program”—as all his “evidence” consists of archived material about programs halted by Iran before 2003 under United Nations supervision—and in fact proves that that country does not have any current nuclear program. Netanyahu’s presentation—of course taken at face […]

Collapse of Iran nuclear deal to nip EU projects in the bud – Ex-Diplomat

If the Trump administration withdraws from the Iran nuclear agreement and resumes anti-Iranian sanctions it will inevitably hit the US’ European allies, says former French Ambassador to Iran Francois Nicoullaud, commenting on President Emmanuel Macron’s recent visit to Washington. “Donald Trump did not make concessions, and so did President Macron. Despite the feeling that an agreement has been reached, […]

‘Smart City’ projects are really police cam-share programs in disguise

A recent article in the Erie-Times, revealed that ‘Secure Smart City’ (SSC) projects are really police cam-share programs in disguise. The article boasts that the city of Erie will soon get fast, public Wi-Fi as well as a video surveillance system that can alert law enforcement of potential threats. It starts to get interesting when Mayor Joe […]

Russia, China agree joint data center for lunar projects & deep space exploration

Russian space corp unveils project for reusable ‘shuttle’ between ISS and moon The projects will involve Russian and Chinese scientific and industrial bodies and companies, Roscosmos said in a statement on Saturday.  Roscosmos and the China National Space Administration (CNSA) also signed an agreement of intent on cooperation over moon and deep space research, at the […]

Iran to hold oil tenders for $5b projects in 2018: NIOC

SHANA – The National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) says it will hold tenders for developing $5 billion worth of oil and gas projects in Iran during the new calendar year beginning on March 21. The NIOC managing director, Ali Kardor, said on Wednesday that the company has prepared the bidding documents for a package of […]

Israel ‘legalises’ confiscating private Palestinian land for settlement projects

Israeli Public Prosecutor Avichai Mandelblit announced on Wednesday that confiscating privately-owned Palestinian land for settlements is “legal,” Israeli Ynet News reported. Mandelblit’s decision came less than a year after he announced that he would not defend the Regulation Bill to legalise Israeli government-backed settlements in the occupied West Bank.  He gave his revised opinion following a […]

Russia’s Rosneft, Iran’s NIOC eye $30 bln in oil and gas projects

Reuters– Russian oil producer Rosneft and the National Iranian Oil Company have signed a road map on the implementation of “strategic” projects in Iran with total investments worth up to $30 billion, Rosneft head Igor Sechin said on Wednesday. He said the deal paved the way for legally-binding documents to be signed within a year. […]

European firms pour money into Iranian renewable energy projects

Forbes | Dominic Dudley : When it comes to energy sources the Middle East may be synonymous with oil, but these days governments across the region are trying to develop other, greener sources of energy. That ought to have some environmental benefits for the countries concerned, but their main motivation is economic. Not only is the […]

Mozambique to discuss future of oil and gas projects with international partners

nsnbc : Mozambique’s National Hydrocarbons Company (ENH) announced that the government will host an international meeting analyzing the future of the oil and gas industry in […]

Oberbank set to finance Austrian projects in Iran with new deal

Reuters – Austria’s Oberbank will sign a deal with Iran this month enabling it to finance new ventures there, its chief executive said, among the first European lenders to do so since sanctions were eased. The deal Tehran struck in 2015 with six major powers lifted many sanctions in exchange for restrictions on its nuclear […]

Mozambican government mulls Sovereign Fund for development projects – again

nsnbc : The government of Mozambique will soon – after some delay – establish a sovereign fund to build reserves to finance national development […]

UAE Blocks News Site Over Report On Failed Dubai Building Projects

An image of Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, UAE Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai, rear left, and Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, UAE President, right, on a tower in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (AP/Kamran Jebreili) Authorities in the UAE have banned a leading business website and magazine for one month for allegedly publishing “false […]

Germany buckles under new US sanctions: Abandons 5 projects of the Nord Stream-2

     Germany’s Federal Network Agency Bundesnetzagentur, which is engaged in the development of the German gas transmission network until 2026, has decided not to include in their development plan five expansion projects of the “North Stream-2” due to their “unreliability.” It was assumed that the operators of the network would build a branch of the […]

‘Iran not obliged to contract out oil projects to India’

Asadollah Qarekhani, the spokesperson for the Iranian Parliament’s Energy Commission, says Iran has held talks with Russia and several other countries on the development of the Farzad B oil field. In a Farsi interview with ICANA, Qarekhani touched upon India’s threat to cut oil imports from Iran if the project to develop the Farzad B […]

«Israeli» Energy Projects & The Fuel For Regional Instability

Theories related to Qatar’s role in the Syrian war and Doha’s desire to construct a natural gas pipeline that runs through Syria and supplies Europe have preoccupied analysts throughout the last five years. But “Israel’s” energy ambitions have received far less media attention. Within the space of ten years, the “Israelis” went from hardly even […]

Tehran wants greater engagement of Turkish firms in Iran’s oil projects

Sputnik News– Tehran would like Turkish companies to be more actively involved in Iran’s upstream and downstream projects, Deputy Petroleum Minister in International Affairs and Trading Amir Hossein Zamaninia said Wednesday. The five-day run of the World Petroleum Congress started in Istanbul on Sunday. The event gathers over 5,000 people from around the globe, including […]

Co-Ops Lead By Putting Communities In Charge Of New Housing Projects

Co-operatives, community land trusts and other housing models are coming together to help communities design their own homes and neighbourhoods. The new concept – known as a platform for social production of habitat (SPH) – means locals are involved in projects, so they meet their own specifications rather than those set by the private market. Based in Switzerland, […]

New Expedition Tours Sustainable Projects in Costa Rica

Article by: Zander Hathaway Amidst the majestic coastal mountains, epic waterfalls, and warm beaches of Costa Rica, the first Sustainable Living Expedition was, for me, the educational adventure of a lifetime, and there are many more on the horizon. As a member of the team, my role was to provide hospitality, accompany guests on excursions, and […]

SOCAR to participate in Iranian projects

Azer News– Azerbaijan’s State Oil Company (SOCAR) was added to the list of partners of Iranian E&P Companies, said Amirhossein Zamaniniya, Iran’s Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs. Zamaniniya, talking to APA, said that SOCAR appealed for participation in projects in Iran last month. “SOCAR’s appeal was considered and positive decision was made. So, SOCAR […]

Erdogan eases stances on Syria, West eyes resuming ties with Damascus

Alwaght- An Italian delegation has visited Damascus to prepare the ground for resumption of diplomatic ties between the EU and the Syrian government— a development indicating that the shifts in policy of major players of the Syrian crisis are seeing an intensification. The American sources are talking about a partial agreement on Syria soon to […]

US Homeland Security (DHS) May Soon Vet Social Media Accounts Before Granting US Travel Visas


US Homeland Security (DHS) May Soon Vet Social Media Accounts Before Granting US Travel Visas


FBI Transcript Shows Nobody Died in Orlando Shooting Until SWAT Teams Entered the Building: Judge Napolitano


Zaghari arrested over links to 2009 Iran riots: Official

A judiciary official says Nazanin Zaghari, held in Iran since April, was apprehended while leaving for London over her involvement in post-election riots that engulfed the country in 2009. The revelations by Yadollah Movahed, the head of the Justice Department in the Iranian city of Kerman, are the first details about the 37-year-old’s case. Movahed said Iranian intelligence forces discovered a network “engaged […]

Iranian robots to build structures in one day

Behrokh Khoshnevis, an Iranian professor at USC Viterbi School of Engineering in California, US, told Mehr News that he has been working on Selective Separation Sintering (SSS) process for 20 years so that he can build structures in an automated way using 3-D printing. According to him, SSS is the first process which will be […]

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