PAKISTAN/IRAN
 
Pakistan Sounds Iran Out For Pipeline Financing
 
 
Teetering on the brink of an economic crisis, Islamabad has reached out to Iran for assistance in raising the funds needed to finance its segment of a much-talked-about natural gas pipeline that Pakistan is still intent on pursuing, despite mounting US-led pressure to abandon it.   Iran maintains it has already built most of its segment of the pipeline – a 650-mile leg from Assaluyeh on...