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Hezbollah allies gain in Lebanon parliament: unofficial results

Hezbollah allies gain in Lebanon parliament: unofficial results

Published 07/05/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Iran-backed Shi’ite group Hezbollah and its political allies won more than half the seats in Lebanon’s first parliamentary election in nine [more…]

Oil prices reach highest since Nov 2014 on Venezuela, Iran worries

Oil prices reach highest since Nov 2014 on Venezuela, Iran worries

Published 07/05/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices rose above $70 a barrel on Monday for the first time since November 2014 and Brent crude climbed to [more…]

Saudi sovereign fund plans entertainment centers across kingdom

Saudi sovereign fund plans entertainment centers across kingdom

Published 06/05/2018

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s main sovereign wealth fund will set up a network of entertainment centers across the kingdom as the government [more…]

What could Iran do if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal?

What could Iran do if Trump pulls out of nuclear deal?

Published 04/05/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is expected to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear agreement on May 12. Tehran signed the [more…]

Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Iran says will not renegotiate nuclear deal, warns against changes

Published 04/05/2018

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday U.S. demands to change its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers were unacceptable as a deadline [more…]

Saudi court starts trial of two Arabs accused of spying for Mossad

Saudi court starts trial of two Arabs accused of spying for Mossad

Published 30/04/2018

RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian court began the trial of two Jordanians accused of spying against the kingdom for Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, Saudi-owned [more…]

Prince Alwaleed’s firm sells Movenpick Hotels to AccorHotels

Prince Alwaleed’s firm sells Movenpick Hotels to AccorHotels

Published 30/04/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Prince Alwaleed bin Talal’s Kingdom Holding 4280.SE and its partners have agreed to sell Movenpick Hotels and Resorts to its associate firm [more…]

Oil slips on rising U.S. rig count- Iran concerns limit downside

Oil slips on rising U.S. rig count- Iran concerns limit downside

Published 30/04/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices dipped on Monday after a rising rig count in the United States pointed to higher production there, but markets held [more…]

Ohtani to miss Tuesday start with ankle injury

Ohtani to miss Tuesday start with ankle injury

Published 30/04/2018

(Reuters) - Japanese two-way player Shohei Ohtani will not make his scheduled start for the Los Angeles Angels against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday due [more…]

U.S. concerned by ‘destabilizing and malign activities’ of Iran:…

U.S. concerned by ‘destabilizing and malign activities’ of Iran:…

Published 29/04/2018

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - The United States is deeply concerned by Iran’s “destabilizing and malign activities”, new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said after meeting [more…]