Middle East

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

Rouhani says Iran to continue oil exports and resist U.S. economic war

Published 19/11/2018

(Reuters) - Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. sanctions, which are part of a psychological war doomed to failure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani [more…]

Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

Israeli coalition crisis eases, making early election less likely

Published 19/11/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition crisis eased on Monday when a coalition partner backed off a demand to be given the defense [more…]

Oil climbs 1 percent on prospect of OPEC, Russia supply cut

Oil climbs 1 percent on prospect of OPEC, Russia supply cut

Published 19/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices rose by around 1 percent on Monday amid expectations that top exporter Saudi Arabia will push producer club OPEC as [more…]

Trump does not want to hear tape of ‘vicious’ Khashoggi murder

Trump does not want to hear tape of ‘vicious’ Khashoggi murder

Published 18/11/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he does not want to listen to an audio recording of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal [more…]

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of…

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of…

Published 18/11/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - The killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have taken his dismembered body out of Turkey in luggage, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi [more…]

DP World chairman says trade tensions will make 2019 challenging

DP World chairman says trade tensions will make 2019 challenging

Published 18/11/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Global ports operator DP World DPW.DI believes international trade tensions such as those between the United States and China will make 2019 [more…]

Face off: Realistic masks made in Japan find demand from tech, car…

Face off: Realistic masks made in Japan find demand from tech, car…

Published 15/11/2018

OTSU, Japan (Reuters) - Super-realistic face masks made by a tiny company in rural Japan are in demand from the domestic tech and entertainment industries [more…]

Russia’s Putin to meet Pence in Singapore on Thursday: source

Russia’s Putin to meet Pence in Singapore on Thursday: source

Published 15/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of an international conference in Singapore on Thursday, [more…]

Oil prices stabilize, but supply glut concerns weigh on sentiment

Oil prices stabilize, but supply glut concerns weigh on sentiment

Published 15/11/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices stabilized on Thursday, reversing earlier declines, but market sentiment remained cautious over concerns that a supply glut may emerge amid [more…]

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

Spotify launches in the Middle East and North Africa

Published 14/11/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Spotify, the world’s most popular paid music streaming service, officially launched in the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday. The company [more…]