• As War Rages in Syria, Presidential Election Looms

    New York Times | Anne Barnard | 4.16.14

    That did not stop the local governor, Talal al-Barazi, from declaring this broken city ripe for “relatively good elections.” His optimism is shared at the highest levels in Damascus, where officials have declared that a presidential vote will be ... Continue Reading held within three months, despite the raging war that has driven nine million Syrians from their homes. hide

    SEC okays awarding of SR7b projects

    Saudi Gazette | 4.16.14

    The Board of Directors of Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has approved the awarding of 17 projects at a total cost of SR7.239 billion. This was  part of the company’s program to strengthen its electricity system and meet the growing demand for ... Continue Reading energy, according to a company statement. hide