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Juli Niemann: Libya's impact on oil prices

Feb 22, 2011
Jeremy Hobson speaks with Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith Moore and Company, about the unrest in Libya and the effect it's having on the global price of oil.

Unrest in Libya prompts spike in oil prices

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Feb 22, 2011
Shell oil company has evacuated all of its foreign workers out of Libya as violent protests continue to escalate. Global markets are taking note, as Stephen Beard explains.

What spillover will the unrest in Libya have?

Feb 21, 2011
Members of Libya's U.N. delegation called on Colonel Moammar Gadhafi to step down amid reports that the Libyan government fired on protesters. Reporter Mitchell Hartman talks with Tess Vigeland about what's happening in Libya and how people in Egypt are viewing the situation.

Oil prices up as turmoil escalates in Libya

Feb 21, 2011
British Petroleum announced today it is suspending preparations to drill in the Libyan desert. And the price of oil is headed up as violent unrest builds in Libya. Mitchell Hartman explains.

High food prices cause concern in Middle East

Feb 18, 2011
Rising food costs hurt poor and middle class people in the Middle East. Prices have fueled protests everywhere from Jordan to Yemen and Egypt.

U.S. pressures Bahrain to control protests

Feb 17, 2011
Violent protests continue today in Bahrain as the U.S. encourages the government to control the protests. The BBC's Katey Watson reports from Dubai about America's interest in controlling the turmoil in Bahrain.

Middle East's unemployed face frustration

Feb 16, 2011
A complaint of protesters across the Middle East is widespread unemployment -- even among the young, motivated and well-educated. It's causing tensions from Jordan to Egypt.

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Jordan's royals face unprecedented criticism

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Feb 16, 2011
In Jordan, King Abdullah and Queen Rania face criticism from opposition groups who don't want to get rid of the royal family, just achieve reforms.

Middle East nations try to buy off dissent

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Feb 15, 2011
From Bahrain to Jordan, rulers are increasing benefits to the poor. They want to defuse the popular anger that toppled Hosni Mubarak in Egypt.

How secure would a more open Internet be in the Middle East?

Feb 15, 2011
As protests begin to mount around the Middle East, some governments are facing a choice of whether to block some websites or allow more freedom. But even an Internet that appears free and open may be watched very closely.