Posts Tagged ‘Estados Unidos’


Tropas das Forças Especiais inglesas íniciaram ataques na Líbia

22 de março de 2011

Sunday Mirror

Crack SAS troops hunt Gaddafi weapons inside Libya

by Mike Hamilton,

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Hundreds of British SAS soldiers have been operating with rebel groups inside Libya for three weeks, the Sunday Mirror can reveal today.

Two special forces units, nicknamed “Smash” teams for their destructive ability, are hunting Colonel Gaddafi’s long-range surface-to-air missile ­systems, which could launch attacks on jets or commercial airliners.

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Tropas da Arábia Saudita ocumpam o Bahrein para esmagar manifestações populares

16 de março de 2011

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Arábia Saudita invade o Bahrein para esmagar as manifestações populares no país vizinho

15 de março de 2011

Folha de S. Paulo

Arábia Saudita envia tropas, e Hillary pede moderação no Bahrein


A secretária de Estado americana, Hillary Clinton, pediu nesta segunda-feira que as monarquias do golfo Pérsico tenham moderação em relação ao Bahrein e expressou sua preocupação em relação à perigosa situação no pequeno reino após uma reunião com o chanceler dos Emirados Árabes Unidos (EAU), o xeque Abdalah ben Zayed. As declarações foram feitas no mesmo dia em que a Arábia Saudita enviou tropas para coibir a revolta no país.

“A secretária de Estado deu a conhecer sua profunda preocupação a respeito da perigosa situação no Bahrein”, afirmou a jornalistas um funcionário do governo americano que pediu para não ser identificado.

Clinton pediu a “todas as forças de segurança no Bahrein” a mostrar moderação.

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Sanções à Líbia causam prejuízo de US$ 4 bi à Rússia

1 de março de 2011

Russia Today
27 February, 2011

UN sanctions on Libya to cost Russia US$4 billion


Russia’s military industrial complex could lose up to $4 billion once the international community introduces sanctions against Libya and weapons supply to the country becomes unlawful.

­Interfax news agency has informed that Libya is one of the most considerable buyers of Russia’s weapons in North Africa and the Middle East.

The already-signed arms deals between Moscow and Tripoli amount to $2 billion, while deals for another $1.8 billion are in the final stage of readiness.

In January 2010 the two sides agreed on supply of Russia’s small arms, six operational trainers Yak-130 and some armored vehicles for total of $US 1.3 billion.

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As disputas pelo controle do petróleo líbio

26 de fevereiro de 2011

McClatchy Newspapers
February 24, 2011

Who’ll control Libya’s oil economy if Gadhafi falls?

By Kevin G. Hall 

WASHINGTON — If Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi falls, his nation’s ability to return to normal will depend in no small part on who controls its production of oil, which is synonymous with the Libyan economy.

Oil accounts for anywhere from 70 percent to 90 percent of Libya’s earnings from exports, and the shutdown of oil deliveries amid a widening conflict has sent global prices soaring.

Though it has Africa’s largest reserves, Libya isn’t a major oil producer. It exports only about 1.2 million barrels a day, largely to Europe, while daily world demand totals about 88 million barrels a day, according to the International Energy Agency.

Libya is, however, the first member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to teeter on collapse. Several others_ including larger producers Algeria and Iran_ face growing unrest, and markets are alarmed at the possibility of instability spreading perhaps even into Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest producer.

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