Why Russia’s Middle East Gamble Has a Limited Payoff

MOSCOW—Russia’s military intervention in Syria has turned it into a significant player across the Middle East once again. But what does this really mean? Is Russia, as some American allies (and officials) fear, close to displacing the massive influence ... ( read original story ...)

Middle East bunkers provide safe port in IMO 2020 storm

Platts Analytics’ latest research predicts non-compliance will have a limited impact on global bunker demand as the reputational risk of getting caught will be too high for most owners and operators to attempt. Meanwhile, the Middle East could capitalise ... ( read original story ...)

5G: When will your smartphone get it?

China is quickly becoming a major 5G player, tipped to accelerate past its Asian rivals and compete with the U.S. for deployment time. The country is home to major telecom infrastructure companies like Huawei and ZTE, which will provide equipment to ... ( read original story ...)