Iran’s oil exports to Japan up 28% in October
New figures show Iran’s oil exports to Japan increased by more than 28 percent in October compared with the same period last year.
China increases tax on gasoline, diesel consumption
Under the new law, the consumption tax on gasoline will increase from one yuan (USD 0.16) per liter to 1.12 yuan (USD 0.18). The tax on diesel will also rise from the current 0.8 yuan (USD 0.13) per liter to 0.94 yuan (USD 0.15).
AUB leaks: When ‘defamation’ becomes a duty
Many objections have been raised by legal professionals on the court decision issued on November 19, 2014 by the Judge of Urgent Matters in Beirut, Nadim Zwein, ordering Al-Akhbar and colleague Hussein Mahdi to take down a report, published on November 14, 2014, titled “AUB Leaks: Will allegations of corruption at AUB go to US courts?”
Why Slovenia must repudiate its “debt” to Israel
I was pleasantly surprised to hear that Palestine is a hot topic in Slovenia. When I took part in a public meeting at the University of Ljubljana on Tuesday, the room was so packed that there weren’t enough chairs for everyone. A few teachers had even encouraged students to skip class so that they could listen to me and other campaigners urge a boycott of Israel.
OPEC to maintain oil production at 30 mln barrels per day
The organization has "no target price," OPEC`s Secretary-General Abudulla al-Badri told a press conference, referring to his previous aspirations of 100 dollars per barrel.