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Russia Saudi Push For Big Hike In Oil Output Despite Iran Opposition

VIENNA/MOSCOW – Russia and Saudi Arabia are pushing OPEC and its allies to raise oil output steeply from July to meet growing demand and cover supply outages in...

Jordans King Swears In New Cabinet Led By Ex-world Bank Economist

AMMAN – Jordan’s King Abdullah on Thursday swore in a new government led by a former World Bank economist and mandated to review a disputed tax system after...

Qatar Extends 500 Million Aid Package To Jordan Official

AMMAN – The Gulf state of Qatar has extended a $500 mln aid package to Jordan that includes investments, project finance and job opportunities for Jordanians, an...

Exclusive Trump Requested Saudi Oil Support Before Iran Nuclear Decision -sources

DUBAI/WASHINGTON/LONDON – A day before U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal, one of his senior officials phoned Saudi Arabia to ask the...

Qatar Accuses Saudis Of Reckless Behavior After Military Threat Report

DUBAI – Qatar accused its giant neighbor Saudi Arabia of reckless behavior after a newspaper report that Riyadh had threatened military action if Doha installed a...

Arab Oil Ministers Stress Need For Continued Opec Non-opec Cooperation

RIYADH – OPEC and non-OPEC Arab oil ministers stressed the need for continued cooperation between oil producers who are part of a pact for a global supply cut that...

Un Voices Concern On Saudi Arrests Of Activists Missing Prince

GENEVA – The United Nations human rights office called on Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to provide information about women’s rights activists and other activists...

Bahrain Sees No Glimmer Of Hope For Ending Qatar Crisis Soon

RIYADH – Bahrain sees no resolution in sight to a diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighbors, which cut diplomatic and trade ties with the tiny Gulf Arab state...

Aston Martin Gears Up For More Growth Ahead Of Possible Flotation

LONDON – Luxury British carmaker Aston Martin remained in the black in the first quarter of 2018, although pretax profit fell due to a weaker dollar and investment...

Philippines Duterte Orders Lifting Of Labor Deployment Ban To Kuwait

MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered on Wednesday the “total” lifting of a ban on Filipinos working in Kuwait after the two countries...

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