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Saudi, Russia Say Oil Supply to Increase in ‘Near Future’ as Consumers Eye Increasing Prices

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Saudi Minister of Energy Khalid Al-Falih said OPEC and other producers are likely to gradually revive oil output in the second half of the year to ease consumer anxiety as prices trade near $80 a barrel, according to reports.

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Oil Prices

Saudi Arabia says OPEC and Russia to pump more oil ‘in the near future’

Saudi Arabia says OPEC and Russia could supply more oil to world markets "in the near future" to make up for a collapse in Venezuelan ...

 

Saudi Aramco IPO

Saudi minister Falih says Aramco IPO likely in 2019

Saudi Arabia is most likely to hold the initial public offering (IPO) of oil giant Aramco in 2019, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Friday, ...

 

Crackdown on Activism

Saudi Arabia makes new arrest in crackdown on activists

Saudi Arabia arrested prominent rights campaigner Mohammed al-Bajadi, Amnesty International said on Friday, as part of a crackdown mostly targeting advocates of women’s rights in ...

 

Saudi Nuclear Program

Pompeo: Saudis must not enrich uranium if it seeks civilian nuclear cooperation

Pompeo said that the Saudis “have said they want a peaceful nuclear energy program, and we have told them we want a gold-standard Section 123 ...

 

JASTA

Lawyers for 9/11 victims square off with Saudi Arabia in court

Lawyers for relatives of 9/11 victims butted heads on Thursday with lawyers for Saudi Arabia over efforts by the families to seek documents from the ...

 

Houthi Missile Attack

Saudi defenses intercept Houthi missile fired at Najran

The Saudi Royal Air Defense Force intercepted on Friday morning a ballistic missile headed towards Najran. ...

 

Saudi Film

Meet Haifaa al-Mansour, the Saudi Woman Challenging Riyadh—and Hollywood—to Evolve

al-Mansour found parallels to her own life growing up in one of the most conservative societies in the world, where women just earned the right ...

 

Economy

Saudi Crown Prince Meets with WEF President

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Defense, has met in Jeddah with the President of the World Economic ...

 

Taxation

UAE, Saudi Arabia sign double tax avoidance treaty

"The UAE and Saudi Arabia have signed an agreement to avoid double taxation on income and prevent tax evasion," the tweet said. "This agreement to ...

 

IP Protection

Procedures and strategies for anti-counterfeiting: Saudi Arabia

The following laws, implementing regulations and ministerial decisions constitute the judicial and administrative framework for IP protection in Saudi Arabia: ...

 

Yemen Civil War

France, Saudi to hold Yemen humanitarian conference end June

France and Saudi Arabia will co-host an international conference on Yemen in Paris in June to assess humanitarian needs for the country and possibly contribute ...

 

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Iran Sanctions

New US Sanctions Target Operator of Iran’s Presidential Aircraft

The US Treasury on Thursday announced a new round of targeted sanctions designations, including sanctions on Dena Airways, the company which operates the Iran’s presidential ...

 

Iran Nuclear Agreement

Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could do better: IAEA

Iran continues to comply with the terms of its nuclear deal with world powers despite the U.S. withdrawal, but could be faster and more proactive ...

 

Lebanon

Factbox: Hariri set to form his third Lebanese government

Sunni leader Saad al-Hariri is set to form his third Lebanese government after being designated prime minister by President Michel Aoun on Thursday. ...

 

War in Yemen

Yemen’s main port in crosshairs of Saudi-led offensive

The "Giant Brigades" -- a former elite force of the Yemeni army, rebuilt by the UAE -- has been at the vanguard of the offensive, ...

 

Socotra

Socotra, the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean, becomes a disaster zone

The island chain of Socotra, famed for unique plants and animals found nowhere else on the planet, is coping with the aftermath of a powerful ...

 

Afghanistan

Lasers are helping the Afghan Air Force strike the Taliban

Since the May 22 induction, the number of laser-guided bombs has steadily increased as Afghan forces continue to target the Taliban in southern Afghanistan. ...

 

F-35

Israel just showed that the F-35 can fight. So what’s next?

Israel’s first-ever use of the F-35 during airstrikes over the Middle East may help the jet fight off persistent criticisms that it’s a boondoggle that ...

 

Elliott Broidy

Trump fundraiser expands U.S. lawsuit accusing Qatar of hacking his emails

Broidy’s lawsuit faces an uphill battle because Qatar has sovereign immunity and some of the people involved also may claim immunity, legal experts have said. ...

 

Natural Gas

China‘s ports are preparing to import more liquid natural gas (LNG) from the US

It looks like China will make another bet on US natural gas, building new gas terminals at ports in four provinces. The facilities will accommodate ...

 

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