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Amnesty lambasts ‘paradox’ of Ladies European Trip events in Saudi Arabia

Golf Ladies European Trip calls events a ‘landmark moment’ Amnesty advises golf enthusiasts to show solidarity with imprisoned activists The Saudi Ladies International and Saudi Ladies Team International occasions will take place at the Royal Greens Golf and Country Club, above. Picture: Amr Nabil/AP Amnesty International has actually voiced deep issue after the Ladies European…

Baker Hughes lands major LNG turbomachinery order from Qatar Petroleum

9/29/2020Baker Hughes centrifugal compressor for LNG applicationsHOUSTON & LONDON – Baker Hughes announced an order with longtime partner Qatar Petroleum to supply multiple main refrigerant compressors (MRCs) for Qatar Petroleum’s North Field East (NFE) project, executed by Qatargas. The total award is part of four LNG “mega trains,” representing 33 million tons per annum (MTPA)…

Venezuela and Iran resist U.S. sanctions with fuel flotilla

Business // Energy Fabiola Zerpa, Bloomberg Sep. 29, 2020The first vessel in an Iranian convoy of ships bringing desperately needed fuel arrived in Venezuela, demonstrating both nations’ determination to undermine U.S. efforts to isolate the governments in Tehran and Caracas.The Iranian tanker Forest entered Venezuelan waters early on Monday, according to tanker-tracker data collected by…

Iran unveils new naval ballistic missile with 700km range

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force unveiled on Sunday a new naval ballistic missile with the potential range of 700 kilometres (430 miles), according to local reports, and which can travel twice as far as other rockets in Iran’s arsenal.The “Zolfaghar Basir” is the naval variant of the surface-to-surface Zolfaghar ballistic missile, with…

While Turkey encourages Karabakh violence, Iran fears domestic strife

On the wrong track. (Photo: Azerbaijan Railways) A commentary The combating between Armenia and Azerbaijan is energizing nationalist and ethnic stress in surrounding Turkey and Iran. While Ankara encourages the violence, Tehran fears increasing ethnic stress amongst its own Armenian and Azerbaijani minorities.Start with Turkey,the bigger economic force in the Caucasus. For months Ankara’s full-throttled…