Saudi oil production rises in August after surprise July drop

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister Khalid Al Falih announced on Tuesday plans to develop the country's gas resources and extending a grid to UAE, Oman and Kuwait.
Saudi Arabia’s crude oil production rose again in August following a surprise drop in prices in July, according to reports.

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Saudi Aramco IPO

Bruised bankers seek consolation prizes after shelved Aramco IPO

Investment banks which lost out on big payouts for the work on the shelved listing of oil giant Aramco are lining up for a raft ...


Saudi Aramco IPO

Commentary: A delay in Aramco IPO is in the interest of the Saudi energy industry

“National oil companies probably have much deeper reserves than the international oil companies, and yet they still don’t get massive premium valuations; they get discounted ...


Oil Prices

Saudi crude oil output in August rises to 10.424 million b/d: OPEC source

Saudi Arabia will report August crude oil production of 10.424 million b/d, an OPEC source told S&P Global Platts on Friday. ...



IMF Welcomes Saudi Efforts to Reinforce Mid-term Financial Initiatives

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) welcomed the efforts of the Saudi kingdom in reinforcing initiatives of the mid-term public finance, developing the management of financial ...


Foreign Reserves

Saudi foreign assets up 1.4%

Saudi foreign reserve assets grew by SAR 25 billion or 1.4% year-on-year in July, according to the monthly bulletin of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority ...



Saudi Arabia’s ‘date city’ hosts annual festival dedicated to delicacy

Amid rows of pick-up trucks loaded with crates and boxes, vendors cry out prices at Saudi Arabia’s Buraidah Dates Festival, a huge seasonal market dedicated ...


Arab News

Saudi Arabian air defense forces intercept ballistic missile fired by Houthis toward Najran

Saudi Arabian air defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militia from Yemen toward Najran on Thursday evening. ...


East Salwa Island Project

Saudi official hints at plan to dig canal on Qatar border

“As a citizen, I am impatiently waiting for the details of the implementation of the East Salwa island project, this great historic project that will ...


Saudi Cinema

‘Gold’ becomes first Bollywood film to release in Saudi Arabia

A historical sports drama inspired by India's first Olympic gold medal, "Gold" traces the golden era of Indian hockey through the journey of Tapan Das, ...


Saudi Women

MoU signed to empower Saudi women in industrial sector

The Saudi Industrial Property Authority (MODON) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Women and Children Social Commission to boost cooperation, increase efficiency, promote ...



Saudi Arabia participates in Intellectual Property Conference in Beijing

The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) participated in the Second Intellectual Property Conference of the Countries along the Belt and the Road 2018, which ...


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Anti-ISIS Campaign

Trump admin may send captured ISIS fighters to Iraq prison, Guantanamo

The Trump administration is weighing a plan to send hundreds of captured ISIS fighters to an Iraqi prison after other countries refused to take them, ...



Syria Idlib: UN warns of threat to civilians if new offensive begins

The UN envoy to Syria has warned of a "perfect storm" in north-west Syria if the government goes ahead with its threatened offensive against ...



Military Believes Trump’s Afghan War Plan Is Working, but Spy Agencies Are Pessimistic

U.S. intelligence officials have a gloomy view of the stalled conflict while military leaders support the year-old South Asia strategy ...


National Defense Strategy

Pentagon adjusts war games to cope with Iran threat

The Pentagon notified Congress in July about adjustments to deal with “the multidimensional aspects of gray zone warfare,” the Pentagon’s catch-all term for military operations ...



Exclusive: Iran moves missiles to Iraq in warning to enemies

Iran has given ballistic missiles to Shi’ite proxies in Iraq and is developing the capacity to build more there to deter attacks on its interests ...



Women Rise as Raqqa Rebuilds Without the World’s Help

Local women and local security are reawakening the Syrian city, with few Americans in sight. ...



Perspective: Turkey might not like the West, but needs it

Erdoğan’s threats to break away from the West are not new, and are closely linked with the weakening of democracy in Turkey. ...



Commentary: US cuts to Palestinians stir existential fears in Jordan

Friday’s announcement by the Trump administration that it was slashing $200 million in aid to the Gaza Strip and West Bank was only the latest ...


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