Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met Sunday with the Iranian president at the start of visit during which talks are likely to include border security and a stalled gas pipeline deal.
Militants have blown up a pipeline in Sinai that transports gas to Jordan, security officials said, in the fourth such attack this year in the restive peninsula.
Suspected militants blew up a gas pipeline in Egypt`s Sinai peninsula on Tuesday and gunmen shot dead a policeman in the Suez canal city of Ismailia, security officials said.
Notwithstanding US opposition to its gas pipeline project with Iran, Pakistan is looking at the possibility of extending it to China as part of a planned economic corridor.
French firm Technip will lay the world`s deepest gas pipeline for energy giant Shell in the US Gulf of Mexico
A group of militants bombed early Sunday a pipeline in North Sinai that provides natural gas to Jordan, security sources said.
Pakistan should accelerate the gas pipeline project with Iran or the latter would impose financial punishments on Islamabad, an Iranian source has revealed.
Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamist militants attacked a police patrol along a pipeline in the Sinai Peninsula that transports natural gas to Jordan.
Rebels have repeatedly targeted Syria`s oil infrastructure in an effort to sap government finances.
Unidentified gunmen attacked a
natural gas station on an export pipeline to Israel in Egypt`s
Iran exports about 30 million
cubic metres of gas to Turkey annually.
Saboteurs bombed the pipeline near the village of Al-Sabil in El-Arish region of Sinai on April 27.
The attack happened as protests against Hosni Mubarak entered 12th day.
Iran, Pak have signed a pipeline deal with its possible extension to India.
A pipeline supplying gas of the Oil and National Gas Corporation (ONGC) bursted on Tuesday night here causing panic among locals, police said.
Up to 10 people are feared dead
from a gas pipeline blast near Iran`s northeastern city of
Mashhad and another 16 sustained burns of various degrees, the
Fars news agency reported on Saturday, the day after the accident.
Iran has operationalised the first
phase of the proposed Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline, a USD 1.7
billion project from which India has backtracked.
Suspected Kurdish rebels blew up a
pipeline carrying natural gas from Iran to Turkey, forcing the
shutdown of the conduit, officials said on Wednesday.
A construction worker died and eight others were injured when a punctured natural gas pipeline exploded in Texas, officials said.
After a two-year lull, India has proposed to resume talks with Iran next week on importing gas through a pipeline passing through Pakistan, but Tehran is yet to respond to the offer.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai