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12 Reasons Why Iran Can’t Successfully Mine The Strait Of Hormuz

Tensions between Iran and the rest of the civilized world are progressing as steadily as Iran’s own controversial nuclear program. In response to any military threat, Iranian diplomats say they’ll mine the Strait of Hormuz—a bottle-necked waterway upon which the world’s oil trade depends. Seems like the perfect…

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2010 BP Oil Spill

Corexit-dispersed oily Gulf shore deaths continue Deborah Dupre| Top News BP discloses potential security breach; laptop with data for 13,000 missing Keith Morris| Environment Holloway in Biloxi says the local casino industry is making a tedious recovery Hank Richards| Top News Most recent BP 'Gulf recovery' slammed, gross negligence: 'Bombshell court filing' In court filing, U.S. government lawyers are slamming ...

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22 NATO supply trucks destroyed in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – The Taliban detonated a bomb on a fuel tanker Wednesday and then opened fire on other NATO supply trucks, destroying 22 vehicles loaded with fuel and other goods for U.S.-led coalition forces in Afghanistan. Elsewhere in the country, a suicide bomber killed three Afghan soldiers at a checkpoint in the east, while militants killed nine more ...

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11 insurgents killed, 51 detained in Afghan raids

Tweet Kabul, June 23 (Xinhua-ANI): The Afghan police and army, backed by NATO-led coalition troops, have eliminated 11 Taliban insurgents and detained 51 other suspects during 10 cleanup operations within the past 24 hours, the country’s Interior Ministry said on Saturday. “The joint operations were conducted in Kabul, Nangarhar, Baghlan, Balkh, Kandahar, Helmand, Zabul, Khost, Paktia and…

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3 Companies Bid for Gas Drilling in Bulgaria

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria’s government says three energy companies have submitted bids for exploration and exploitation of natural gas in the country’s Black Sea waters. Energy Minister Delyan Dobrev said Thursday that U.S. Exxon Mobil, France’s Total, and Canada’s Melrose are bidding and the winner will be announced by the end of the month. Bulgaria, which is almost fully ...

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3 U.S. soldiers among 21 killed in suicide attack in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan • A suicide bomber killed 21 people including three U.S. soldiers at a checkpoint in a packed market in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday — the third assault targeting Americans in as many days. The daily violence is threatening to…

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3 U.S. troops among dead in two Afghanistan bombings

, Afghanistan — Two explosions in eastern Afghanistan, one targeting an American convoy, killed three U.S. troops, an Afghan interpreter and at least 24 other Afghans on Wednesday, defying what the…

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28 soldiers among 39 dead in Syria: rights group

Twenty-eight soldiers and a Shiite Muslim cleric were among 39 people killed in violence across Syria today, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. At least 20 troops were killed in fierce clashes with rebel fighters in the…

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18 militants killed in Afghanistan

Tweet Kabul, June 16 (IANS) A total of 18 militants have been killed and eight others arrested in the last 24 hours across the country by Afghan police backed by NATO-led troops, said Afghanistan’s…

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