Monthly Archives: May 2007

More Money for Saudis

More Oil for Saudis From ArabianBusiness.com, May 16, 2007 First Gulf launches twin towers project Westburry Square will cover 900,000 square feet with residential, retail and commercial units. Saudi discovers two new oilfields Oil Minister claims to have discovered two … Continue reading

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OECD to Admit Israel

Israel to Join OECD IMFA, 16 May 2007 In a decision that is the fruit of a complicated and comprehensive working process over several years, the OECD Ministerial Council approved a decision to open accession discussions with Israel. (Communicated by … Continue reading

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Palestinians Waste Opportunities

┬áDeath rattle of another Mideast plan Factional violence dashing any hope ideas will take hold By Matthew Kalman, Chronicle Foreign Service, Wednesday, May 16, 2007 Jerusalem — Lt. Gen. Keith Dayton has joined a growing line of American mediators who … Continue reading

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Confronting Energy Challenges

Communique. Meeting of the Governing Board at Ministerial Level International Energy Agency, press release, May 15, 2007 For a sustainable energy future, we need to accelerate the development and deployment of new technologies. We will work urgently to bring this … Continue reading

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Fuel Diversity Needed

Experts Say Fuel Diversity Key to Energy Security By Greg Flakus, VOA News, May 15, 2007 Houston – Energy security was the issue on the table Monday at a public forum at Rice University’s James Baker Institute in Houston. Experts … Continue reading

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Palestinian Failure

Palestinian Authority chaos prime example of a failed state See Also: Reexamining Two-State Solution By Moshe Elad, YNet News, May 15, 2007 There are not many governments in the world that include 10 members who have a doctorate from the … Continue reading

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Jerusalem, Israel’s Capital

Jerusalem and Peace Editorial, Jerusalem Post, May 14, 2007 The flap over the expected nonattendance of European and American diplomats at Monday’s official celebration of the 40th anniversary of Jerusalem’s reunification is unfortunate. No one expected these diplomats to attend, … Continue reading

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Olmert on Jerusalem

Speech by PM Olmert to special Knesset session: 40 years since the reunification of Jerusalem Ehud Olmert, 14 May 2007 “With the sobriety which comes after 40 years of unity, we wish to see a city which truly unites between … Continue reading

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