Pasdarans an Economic Powerhouse
A sudden increase in the economic clout of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (Pasdarans) has triggered the ire of the regular army and protests by a handful of lawmakers. [...]
France’s Total is one of the world’s top seven oil and oil products companies and is involved in every aspect of the oil chain from extraction to sales. In the early 2000s, it merged with Elf Aquitaine and was called TotalFinaElf before changing its name back to Total.
Long starved of public funding, groups specializing in information analysis technology have been ardently wooed since the end of last year by the French government, which has decided to finance several major projects in the field (Quaero search engine, the [. [...]