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Shell move dims oil prospects, delights environmentalists

...Arctic as the next source of oil big enough to keep the country among the top three oil producers in the world along with Saudi Arabia and Russia.But Shell drilled to 6,800 feet about 80 miles offshore in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast...
Op-ed: A deal not yet sealed

...frightened of antagonizing Israel and its supporters here as they are of ticking off the NRA. Pile on the antagonism of Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf states that are just as terrified of Iran, and it seems like the only words of outright support...
Bob Franken: Religious bigotry

...just one consistent factor: religion. Specifically, it's Sunnis versus Shiites. That's the biggest reason why Saudi Arabia, a U.S. ally even with its disgraceful human-rights record, is facing off against its historical adversary Iran...

...was identified by the al-Qaida member as Awaid al-Rashidi, who he said was in his 30s and had been imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for seven years, apparently over terrorism charges. The two Yemeni al-Qaida members killed in the strike were Abdel-Aziz...
Rich Lowry: Of course it is Islam

...a religion of peace. Was Khomeini, notwithstanding his leadership of the Islamic Republic of Iran, not a Muslim?Saudi Arabia, the Sunni counterpart of Shia Iran that also imagines itself the keeper of the faith, promotes a harsh version of...
Opinion bans women from driving in Saudi Arabia, ultraconservative Saudi clerics...related to guardianship laws in Saudi Arabia that give men powerful sway over...ceiling on civil liberties" in Saudi Arabia.The two women appeared in court...
What others say: Landscape has changed since debate over Keystone began

...The sudden emergence of the United States as the third largest producer of petroleum in the world, behind Russia and Saudi Arabia, has surprised even longtime experts in the industry.As usual, the costs of dealing with environmental problems...

...escalation in the regional struggle for influence between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which also back rival sides in Syria' and Scud missile launch pads that could threaten Saudi Arabia.Officials said aircraft struck areas near the presidential...
Cal Thomas: Bibi at the barricade

...regimes in much of the Arab world understand the existential threat they face against a nuclear Iran. These nations - Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Oman, Qatar, Jordan and Egypt - are regarded as apostates by Iran's theocratic...
Bob Franken: Where was Barack Obama?

...against anyone who dares to deviate.It's not just ISIS, not just al-Qaida, but even established countries like Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, where religious dissenters face cruel punishment or even death. And for those who argue that somehow...


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