The Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum sits 14 miles west of Doha, the capital of Qatar. A desert fortress with stone turrets and arched wooden doors, the museum’s 15 halls hold more than 15,000 artifacts, including ancient Qurans, Yemeni daggers and vintage American cars.
Matthew Gray, senior lecturer as the center for Arab and Islamic Studies at Australian National University in Canberra, comments on the United Nations decision to impose a no-fly zone and other military action in Libya.
Interest in United Nations emission credits for 2011 and 2012 has waned after prices dropped to a two-year low and traders began to transfer positions into later years to avoid an oversupply exacerbated by the recession.
Jefferies Group Inc. boosted its forecast for European Union carbon permit prices in 2014 by 11 percent after the regulator proposed yesterday to temporarily cut supply in the three years through 2015.