SAUDI ARAMCO

Saudi Aramco Inks Two Deals Worth Nearly $50 Billion

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Saudi Aramco inked two deals yesterday totaling a whopping $49 billion as the state-run oil company ramps up to a planned public offering.

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MBS Europe Visit

Saudi prince, Macron hail warming ties, but differences…

Saudi Arabia's crown prince and French President Emmanuel Macron hailed warming ties Tuesday and agreed on the need to curb Tehran's "expansionism" in the Middle ...

 

Saudi-France

French president and Saudi crown prince vow partnerships on Syria and economic issues

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Tuesday that his country would support airstrikes against the Syrian government if an alliance including France, Britain and ...

 

International Bond Issues

Saudi Arabia beats Qatar to market with $11 billion triple-tranche bond

Saudi Arabia is set to raise $11 billion with a triple-tranche dollar bond, while Qatar is meeting global investors ahead of its first appearance in ...

 

Global Oil Markets

Saudis pushing OPEC for $80 a barrel oil

Saudi Arabia wants to get oil prices near $80 a barrel to pay for the government's crowded policy agenda and support the valuation of state ...

 

FTSE Emerging Index

Emerging market investors to find Saudi stocks in their funds

Investors with passive FTSE Emerging Markets funds will automatically have 2.9 per cent of their fund invested in Saudia Arabia by December 2019 and potentially ...

 

Saudi-India

India, Saudi Arabia to Build $44 Billion Refinery in Western India

India and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday signed an agreement to set up a crude-oil refinery with a capacity to process 1.2 million barrels a day in the ...

 

Saudi Film

Who Benefits From Saudi Arabia’s Film Revolution?

But although major announcements may have been limited to Cirque du Soleil signing an agreement for its debut performance in Saudi Arabia, the prince’s Hollywood ...

 

War in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition says it does not seek permanent Yemen presence

The spokesman for a Saudi-led coalition said on Tuesday that its military campaign in Yemen was not aimed at establishing a permanent presence along the ...

 

Saudi IT

Hewlett Packard Enterprise signs MOU with Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority

The program will focus on optimizing the Saudi IT ecosystem, nurturing and leveraging the latest technology innovations, and investing in national transformation – providing citizens ...

 

War in Yemen

Yemen’s Houthis say launched drone attack on Saudi Aramco facility

Yemen's armed Houthi movement said on Wednesday it had launched a drone strike on a facility belonging to oil giant Saudi Aramco in southern Saudi ...

 

U.S.-Saudi Values

Perspective: Values, Immigration and the Saudi Alliance

“The end here is development, rights, and freedom. The way to get to it, and this is the American view, is democracy, but the way ...

 

Saudi Nuclear Energy

Bechtel in Talks Over Potential Role in Saudi Nuclear Program

Bechtel Group Inc. is “very interested” in Saudi Arabia’s plans for a civilian nuclear program and is discussing potential roles for the company. ...

 

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Syria Chemical Attack

US, France and Britain agree to respond to Syrian gas attack

Theresa May joined the US president, Donald Trump, and the French leader, Emmanuel Macron, on Tuesday in warning that they would respond to the Syrian ...

 

Syria Chemical Attack

Perspective: Assad Defies Another American President

Once again, an American president has drawn a line and watched a brutal mass murderer cross it. Now he ponders what to do, knowing that ...

 

Qatar Dispute

Commentary: Trump meets Qatar’s emir. But efforts to resolve the Persian Gulf dispute have already stalled.

The U.S.-led reconciliation process had laid out a carefully sequenced set of meetings. Trump was to meet separately with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ...

 

Israel-Syria

Israel Wages a Growing War in Syria

In the course of the civil war, Israel has launched at least a hundred military operations on Syria. Most go unclaimed, even though all parties ...

 

Israel-Gaza

Israel strikes Hamas after bomb explodes on Gaza border

The Israeli military says it has struck several Hamas targets in Gaza after a bomb planted on the border exploded near Israeli troops. ...

 

Iran

Opinion: Iran’s troubled economy: How Khamenei’s hardline approach makes it worse

Under the existing tense climate, there has been no chance in Iran for the emergence of a stable and efficient economic macro-management system, practical long-term ...

 

Algerian Plane Crash

Algerian military transport plane crashes, killing 257 people

An Algerian military transport plane crashed Wednesday just after taking off from an air base south of the capital, Algiers, killing 257 people, according to ...

 

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