A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Here's your morning bulletin.
Fri, 19 Oct, 2018
It may hard to imagine Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan as a champion of human rights, yet in the case of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, that is what he has become.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018
French president Emmanuel Macron is using instability in the Middle East to cast himself in the role of honest broker and position France as Europe’s top player, says
Fri, 22 Dec, 2017
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cautioned countries in the Middle East against using Lebanon as "a venue for proxy conflicts".
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
Saudi Arabia has ordered its citizens to leave Lebanon amid rising tensions between their two governments.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
Some Republican senators these days seem to be playing the Bad Guy in such an obvious way, they make the A-Team look like The Wire, writes
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
Oil slipped under $46 a barrel yesterday after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) reported that the group’s production climbed last month.
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
The Saudi team officials said the tradition was not in keeping with Saudi culture, but that their players would respect the custom from the side of the field.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
‘Russian hackers’ are blamed for everything, the latest being breaching Qatar’s news agency, sparking a row with the Saudis. This makes no sense, says
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, has raised pricing for July sales of all crude grades to Asia, the US, and north-west Europe.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
British Government analysis has indicated that British-made cluster bombs have been used by Saudi Arabia-led forces in the war in Yemen.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016
To understand why Saudi Arabia changed course and decided Opec should go back to managing supply, look at two of the kingdom’s biggest policy challenges: The urgent need to plug holes in its budget and the plan to sell a stake in the state-owned oil monopoly.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2016
Oil fell below $45 in New York yesterday as an Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) deal to curb output appeared in jeopardy after Iran and Saudi Arabia failed to bridge differences.
Wed, 30 Nov, 2016
Sat, 26 Nov, 2016
Oil prices jumped about 3% yesterday, with Brent hitting one-year highs, after Russia said it was ready to jointhe Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) in curbing crude output and Algeria’s oil minister said he expected similar commitments from other non-Opec producers.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
Thu, 11 Aug, 2016
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
The Obama administration will likely soon release at least part of a 28-page secret chapter from a congressional inquiry into 9/11 that may shed light on possible Saudi connections to the attackers.
Sun, 24 Apr, 2016
Oil prices slid after a meeting between major producing nations on a proposed output freeze fell apart, leaving the world grappling with an excess of unwanted crude.
Tue, 19 Apr, 2016
Yesterday’s Doha summit of the major oil producing nations is the latest attempt to bring order to a chaotic oil market.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
Opec is very unlikely to cut output at its next meeting in June, even if prices remain extremely low, according to organisation sources and delegates, as it will be too early to say how fast Iranian output is rising.
Wed, 02 Mar, 2016
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Behind its strategic manipulations and sham alliance to tackle the likes of IS, a purported ally of the West’s official ideology forms the heart of the terrorist creed, writes
Thu, 31 Dec, 2015
Tue, 17 Nov, 2015
THIS week the world’s significant leaders will meet at the UN Summit in New York.
Tue, 29 Sep, 2015
Saudi Arabia, under growing pressure to account for a crush that killed more than 700 people at the hajj pilgrimage, suggested pilgrims failing to follow crowd control rules bore some blame for the worst disaster at the event for 25 years.
Sat, 26 Sep, 2015
Oil prices rallied for a second straight day yesterday after Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies began air strikes in Yemen, sparking fears of a bigger Middle East battle that could disrupt world crude supplies.
Fri, 27 Mar, 2015
Saudi Arabia’s morality police detained a group of young men for dancing at a birthday party and referred them to prosecutors, according to a state-linked media report.
Sun, 22 Feb, 2015
Lawyers for victims of the September 11 attacks say they have new evidence that agents of Saudi Arabia “directly and knowingly” helped the hijackers, including sworn testimony from the so-called 20th hijacker and from three principals of the US government’s two primary probes of the attacks.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015
US oil prices were steady yesterday, ahead of the first big snowstorm this year in the country’s north-east, while benchmark Brent crude fell after pledges of no policy change by the top oil exporter Saudi Arabia after King Abdullah’s death.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
The incumbent Saudi king is in hospital with pneumonia and his assumed successor is 79 and suffers from dementia. The country is at a crossroads, writes
Wed, 14 Jan, 2015
A meeting of oil producers takes place next week and the outcome will have a profound impact on the global economy, writes Kyran FitzGerald
Mon, 17 Nov, 2014
A militant group is recruiting in the oil exporting nation, say Glen Carey and Deema Almashabi
Tue, 17 Jun, 2014
Saudi Arabian officials have stepped up warnings over plans by women to challenge male-only driving rules, saying that even online support for the protest could bring arrest.
Fri, 25 Oct, 2013
It is hard to see what impact, if any, the EU can have on the bloody conflict that continues to ravage Egypt.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2013
Holland and Germany played out a low-key goalless draw in their friendly at the Amsterdam ArenA last night, with both sides missing a number of key players due to injury.
Thu, 15 Nov, 2012
Arab nations have said they will go to the UN General Assembly and seek approval of a new resolution on Syria.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2012
An international conference has accepted a UN-brokered peace plan for Syria, but left open whether the country’s president could be part of a transitional government.
Sat, 30 Jun, 2012
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah prepared to bury his heir, Prince Nayef bin Abdel-Aziz, yesterday before naming a new successor at a challenging time for the world’s top oil exporter and self-styled steward of Islam.
Mon, 18 Jun, 2012
Hackers have attacked the websites of Israel’s stock exchange and national airline in a deepening cyber war launched earlier this month by a group claiming to be Saudis.
Mon, 16 Jan, 2012
SAUDI billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, an investor in some of the world’s top companies, has bought a stake in Twitter for $300 million (€226m), gaining another foothold in the global media industry.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2011
Opec unexpectedly decided to leave its production levels unchanged today after a key meeting ended in disarray.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2011