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Syria says U.S. oil firm has deal with its enemy Kurdish-led rebels to “steal” its oil

Men. Oil pipes. Desert

PortandTerminal.com, August 2, 2020 U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo confirmed on Thursday that an American oil company now has a deal to modernize the oil industry in areas controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces BEIRUT – Syria’s foreign ministry said on Sunday that an American oil company had signed an agreement with Kurdish-led rebels who control northeastern oilfields in …

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‘World’s largest seizure of amphetamines’ at Port of Salerno. Syria’s Assad regime involved?

Hampers filled with white pills. Police.

PortandTerminal.com, July 1, 2020 While there are media reports that the drugs are manufactured by ISIS, many suspect that they are really manufactured by Syria’s Bashar al Assad regime ROME – Italy has made the world’s largest seizure of amphetamines, police say. Fourteen tonnes of an amphetamine-type drug, made by the so-called Islamic State group in Syria, was found in …

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US Sanctions Russian Ships for Jet Fuel Deliveries to Syria

PortandTerminal.com, September 27, 2019 The Trump administration imposed sanctions Thursday against a Moscow-based firm and five vessels the Treasury Department said shipped fuel to Syria used to support the Assad regime’s bombing campaigns against civilians. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury has announced new sanctions against Russian entities and vessels over their alleged involvement in “a sanctions evasion …

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UK offers to return seized Iranian oil tanker

Photo of Iranian oil tanker Grace 1

PortandTerminal.com, July 15, 2019 Gibraltar and the UK would help with the release of the detained Iranian crude oil carrier Grace 1 if there are guarantees the ship would not be going to Syria. GIBRALTAR – Britain offered on Saturday to return a seized Iranian tanker if Tehran provided guarantees that the oil would not go to Syria. Earlier this …

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BREAKING: British Royal Marines detain tanker en route to Syria

PortandTerminal.com, July 4, 2019 Royal Marines and Gibraltar seize ship suspected of taking oil to Syria GIBRALTAR – A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions. The vessel is suspected to be in violation of EU sanctions against Syria. The Grace 1 is a …

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Jacques Saadé: Founder of CMA CGM and Immigrant

PortandTerminal.com, May 31, 2019 Jacques Saadé, Founder and Chairman of CGM, the world’s third largest container line, was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1937. When he died in 2018, aged 81, in his adopted country of France, Saadé left his beloved creation, CMA CGM, a global powerhouse in shipping. CMA CGM today is present in 160 countries, serving 420 ports, with 505 …

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