UAE buys its way toward supremacy in Gulf cyberwar, using US and Israeli experts

Enlarge / President Donald Trump welcomes Crown Prince Shaikh Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi in the Oval Office of the White House on May 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. (credit: Pool/Getty Images) On January 30, Reuters released two investigative reports on hacking activities of the United Arab Emirates’ National Electronic Security Authority […]

Russia to electrify railroad in Iran linking Central Asia to Persian Gulf

Russian Railways has begun works on the electrification of a railway line in Iran, the company said. Read more The project – worth $ 1.2 billion – will electrify a railroad connecting the Iranian city of Garmsar near Tehran with Ince Burun near the border with Turkmenistan. The length of the Garmsar-Ince Burun railway line […]

Florida, Mississippi Declare a State of Emergency as Alberto Churns in the Gulf

Florida, Mississippi Declare a State of Emergency as Alberto Churns in the Gulf Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). […]

Trump administration sued for allowing ‘unlimited’ dumping of fracking waste into Gulf of Mexico

Published time: 10 Dec, 2017 00:04 The Trump administration is being sued by an activist organization for allegedly allowing oil companies to dump waste from fracking and drilling into the Gulf of Mexico, without considering the detrimental effect it will have on marine life. The Center for Biological Diversity filed a formal notice of intent […]

Saudi Arabia’s standoff with Qatar could sink the Gulf region into a recession

Thomson Reuters Gulf nations have blockaded Qatar for five months now, demanding the small, Shi’ite nation shut down its Al Jazeera news station.   Qatari leadership has stood its ground, but the standoff could plunge the region into an economic depression.  Five months into the Gulf’s blockade against Qatar, and neither side looks ready to […]

Photos show Hurricane Nate’s destruction in the Gulf Coast and Central America

REUTERS/Juan Carlos Ulate Hurricane Nate flooded the Gulf Coast as it made landfall in the US over the weekend. The center of the storm first hit land at the mouth of the Mississippi River, then again near Biloxi, Mississippi. Before that, the storm killed at least 22 and caused heavy flooding in Central America. Nate was […]

Hurricane Nate cuts oil production by 92% in Gulf of Mexico

Published time: 7 Oct, 2017 21:21 Hurricane Nate curtailed 92 percent of daily oil production and 77 percent of daily natural gas output in the Gulf of Mexico on Saturday. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said that the losses caused by the hurricane amounted to 1.61 million barrels of oil per day […]

Tropical Storm Nate is getting stronger as it heads for the Gulf Coast — hurricane warnings are in effect for New Orleans

National Hurricane Center Tropical Storm Nate is strengthening and expected to become a hurricane by the time it hits the Gulf Coast late Saturday night, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm has killed at least 22 people in Central America. Hurricane warnings are in effect in New Orleans and across parts of Louisiana, […]