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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (1): 74–92.
Published: 01 March 2011
...J. P. Afam Ifedi; J. Ndumbe Anyu This essay examines the causes of the agitation and militancy in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. The conflict shows a dynamic that falls into three historical eras: the precolonial, colonial, and postcolonial. An interplay of three significant factors currently...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 95–121.
Published: 01 September 2009
... that Nigeria took the prime spot in acts of piracy from Indonesia.5 Most of the piracies occurred around Lagos, Nigeria’s economic capital, and around the oil-rich waters of the Niger Delta region. In 2004, Nigeria had been notorious for piracy in the world. A piracy report in 2004 declared Nigerian...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 12–37.
Published: 01 March 2013
... companies. Production comes mainly from six areas: the Gulf of Suez, the Sinai Pen- insula, the Nile Delta, the Western Desert, the Eastern Desert, and the Medi- terranean Sea. The Gulf of Suez is by far the most prolific and prospective oil province in the country. In the aftermath of the Second...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (1): 38–56.
Published: 01 March 2013
... the Aegean Sea and the Turkish Straits. The basin comprises a total sea and land area of thirty-­two thousand square miles, most of which is offshore and bounded by three distinct subsea features: the Tartus Fault to the north, the Erosthenes Mount to the west, and the Nile Delta to the south.2...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2005) 16 (1): 79–93.
Published: 01 March 2005
... there by saying that they were enemy combatants, a category not recognized under any of the Geneva Conventions. The Guantanamo facility itself, held by the United States under long lease, is not American territory as such. The Bush administration then argued before the Supreme Court that Camp Delta...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (1): 29–57.
Published: 01 March 2017
... prohibitive for any type of imports after 2019 – 20, when phase 1 of Zohr’s development as well as BP’s Atoll and West Nile Delta (WND) discoveries (10 – 12 tcf) are expected to come on stream. Should these plans materialize—and it should be noted that BP’s fields sales and purchasing contracts...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 59–77.
Published: 01 June 2000
... and its delta had been severely tested by Europe’s industrial polluter nations to the north and Yugoslavia, Romania, Bulgaria, and Moldova to the south. Once the war started, countries downstream of the FRY were the first to raise the alarm when NATO...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (1): 93–104.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., “The Other Gulf,” Forbes, 10 March 2003. 8. “Shell Increases Nigeria’s Crude Oil Reserves,” Alexander’s Gas and Oil Connection, 27 July 2002, at www.gasandoil.com. 96 Mediterranean Quarterly: Winter 2004 production areas include the Delta region, with production levels of 700,000 bpd between 2001...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (1): 52–66.
Published: 01 March 2012
.... Across the Nile Delta, about fif- teen hundred nurses held a sit-in at a hospital, two thousand workers stopped working in steel factories, and eight hundred workers went on strike at a bot- tling plant. On 10 February, twenty-four thousand textile workers planned to strike in Mahala. In Assyut...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 107–123.
Published: 01 December 2014
... within two decades 45 million Iranians may be forced to leave the Al Burz and Zagros Mountains and look for habitat elsewhere. The same figure applies to the Nile Delta, where 45 million people are threatened within the next two decades with the rise in water levels of the Mediterranean...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 65–85.
Published: 01 September 2006
... of c­orporate agric­ulture, for the preservation of seeds and c­rops and knowledge for gentle farming, the future is ensured for taking the next step, whic­h ought to be the freeing of all wild rivers from c­ement and pipes to start c­reating deltas of lush lands and wildlife. The near annihilation...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2010) 21 (3): 26–46.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., as well as Turkish Petro- leum and Saudi Arabia’s Delta Nimir; Turkey’s share was increased from 1.75 to 6.75 percent in April 1995, while Saudi interests of about 2 percent were subsequently sold to the Hess Corporation.14 (That consortium now operates five oil platforms.) As a concession...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (2): 30–52.
Published: 01 June 2017
... before the Greek Council of State’s Delta Committee in 2011 (Decision 350/2011) and then was forwarded on to the full assembly of the Greek Council of State in 2012, claiming that parts of the law were uncon- stitutional.20 The Greek Council of State in 2012 declared certain articles of Directive...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2016) 27 (1): 97–121.
Published: 01 March 2016
... harm, including shortage of Nile water, drying agricultural land, increasing Nile Delta soil salinity, and reducing Egypt’s High Dam power generation.”62 Similarly, the head of the African Society in Cairo called Ethiopia’s decision to divert the river at that particular moment “a weird...