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Palestinian truck carrying fuel after it arrived in Rafah town through the Kerem Shalom crossing between Israel and the southern Gaza Strip on December 5, 2013. Israel allows to pump limited quantities of petrol and diesel and cooking gas, Kerem Shalom commercial crossing, the only interference from cargo and fuel to the Gaza Strip, where the Israeli authorities to close it on Friday and Saturday of each week.  Photo by Ahmed Deeb / WN Qatari-funded fuel enters Gaza to ease power crisis
Swissinfo  Arab Spring Reuters December 15, 2013 - 13:12 By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israel allowed the entry of 450,000 litres of fuel, paid for by Qatar, into the Gaza Strip on Sunday to enable the... (photo: WN / Ahmed Deeb)
 Sudanese Vice President Ali Osman Taha speaks during a conference on ´Federalism´ at the European Parliament in Brussels, Saturday March 5, 2005. Osman and John Garang, head of the main southern Sudanese rebel group, who both signed the Sudan Bashir announces resignation of Sudan vice president - state media
Swissinfo  Reuters December 8, 2013 - 02:18 KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announced the resignation of First Vice President Ali Taha on Saturday, state media reported, the first... (photo: AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Sultan Qaboos, second right, receives Iranian president Hassan Rouhani, left, at Al Alalam Palace in Muscat, Oman, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Rouhani is in Oman for a two day visit. Iran's Visit to Oman: An Omen of Things to Come?
WorldNews.com Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling Situated on opposite sides of the ever shifting Arabian Plate, and sometimes treacherous and volatile Strait of Hormuz, it appears Iran's recent visit to... (photo: AP / Abo Zayed)
Blindfolded Mahmoud Asgari, 16, left, and another unidentified teenager are set to be publicly hanged, in Mashhad, Iran, on charges of raping boys in this photo taken on July 19, 2005. Iran And Iraq Responsible For 'Sharp Global Spike' In Executions
Business Insider See Also Rights group Amnesty International says in its annual report on the death penalty that Iran and Iraq were responsible for a "sharp global spike" in executions last year. The report... (photo: AP / )
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Oil up above $100 on Russia, Libya supply risks Oil up above $100 on Russia, Libya supply risks
The Washington Post Oil prices edged above $100 a barrel Tuesday on supply concerns tied to the possible widening of sanctions against Russia and the prolonged difficulties of Libya’s... (photo: WN / Agnieszka Dziubinska)
Hagel Calls Out Israeli Defense Minister For Slamming The US Hagel Calls Out Israeli Defense Minister For Slamming The US
Business Insider See Also Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel phoned his Israeli counterpart Thursday to register "deep concern" over the Israeli's charge that the Obama administration was weak... (photo: US DoD / Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo)
A former rebel fighter rests at the northern gate of Bani Walid, Libya, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011. Libyan army in heavy fighting with oil port rebels
Khaleej Times Anti-aircraft gunfire and explosions were heard late at night and again after dawn on Saturday in Ajdabiya, the hometown of rebel leader Ibrahim Jathran. Libyan rebels... (photo: AP / Alexandre Meneghini)
Face of Defense: Helping Others Motivates Navy Officer (The United States Navy) Face of Defense: Helping Others Motivates Navy Officer (The United States Navy)
noodls (Source: The United States Navy) KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (NNS) -- What he originally thought was "cool" has turned into a passion and a formidable career... (photo: DOD / Public Domain)
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., accompanied by Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill In Washington, Thursday, March 7, 2013, about the capture of Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith. Osama Bin Laden's Son-In-Law Recounts Meeting The Al Qaeda Leader In A Cave Right After 9/11
Business Insider This image made from video provided by by Al-Jazeera shows Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and spokesman. See Also NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin... (photo: AP / J. Scott Applewhite)
File - A Coast Guard boat maneuvers past a buoy marking the exact point of the sunken ship which was carrying African migrants towards Italy and capsized Thursday off the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, Italy, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013. Italy rescues 2,000 migrants in 48 hours
Al Jazeera Italian naval and coastguard vessels have rescued more than 2,000 migrants travelling in boats from North Africa in just 48 hours, according to authorities. Wednesday's... (photo: AP / Luca Bruno)
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U.S. Navy SEALs board tanker hijacked in Libya - Pentagon
U.S. Navy SEALs board tanker hijacked in Libya - Pentagon
Free Syrian Army fighter carry the body of their comrade away from the front line during clashes against Syrian Army in Aleppo, Syria, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012.
SYRIAN CIVIL WAR: 4 Years, 146,000 Dead, And No End In Sight
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The Security Council unanimously adopts resolution 2146 (2014), banning illicit crude oil exports from Libya. It authorizes States to inspect vessels on the high seas, using all measures commensurate to the specific circumstances.
UNSC to stop illicit oil export from Libya
File - In this Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 photo, a Libyan rebel gives the victory sign during a celebration to commemorate the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted Moammar Gadhafi, in Benghazi, Libya, Friday, Feb, 15, 2013.
Partition of Libya looms as fight for oil sparks vicious new divide
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Governor of the Central Bank of Israel, Stanley Fischer, speaks during a press conference in Jerusalem. Fischer is interested in the top job at the International Monetary Fund and has received a number of phone calls in recent days from around the world encouraging him to apply, a person familiar with the banker's thinking told The Associated Press on Sunday, May 29, 2011.
GOLDMAN: Something Stanley Fischer Once Said Poses A Risk To Our Fed Expectations
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, and Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah attend prayers for Eid al-Fitr in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Eid al-Fitr is an important religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
Palestinian PM woos Chinese firms for oil exploration
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Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos gestures during an interview at the presidential palace in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. Santos says he's seeking clarification from Washington on whether its intelligence-gathering in his country exceeded joint operations against drug traffickers and illegal armed groups.
Colombia election shrinks government majority in Congress
Former Governor Mitt Romney speaking at CPAC FL in Orlando, Florida.
Mitt Romney calls Barack Obama 'naive' on Russia and Vladimir Putin