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Cleric Sadr Backs Iraq Protests Calls For Delay In Government Formation

BAGHDAD – Cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc won Iraq’s May 12 election, called on all politicians to delay efforts to form a new government until...

Saudi Aramco In Talks To Buy Stake In Worlds No 4 Chemical Firm

DUBAI – Saudi Aramco IPO-ARAM.SE said on Thursday it is looking to buy a strategic stake in Saudi petrochemical maker SABIC 2010.SE, a move that could boost the...

Pompeo Says North Korea Deal May Take Some Time Sanctions To Remain

WASHINGTON – Reaching a denuclearization deal with North Korea “may take some time,” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, reiterating...

Saudi Aramco Says Fire At Its Riyadh Refinery Was Due To An Operational Incident

DUBAI – Saudi Aramco said on Wednesday that a minor fire that was controlled at its Riyadh refinery was due to “an operational incident”. “No...

Yemens Houthis Say They Attacked Aramco Refinery In Riyadh With Drone

DUBAI – The Iranian-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen said it had attacked a Saudi Aramco [IPO-ARAM.SE] refinery in Riyadh on Wednesday using a drone, as the oil...

Russia Urges Un To Mull Easing North Korea Sanctions As Us Seeks Action

MOSCOW/UNITED NATIONS – Russia’s envoy to North Korea said on Wednesday it would be logical to raise the question of easing sanctions on North Korea with the...

Houthis Attack Aramco Refinery In Riyadh Using Drone Houthi-run Tv Station

DUBAI – The Iran-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen said on Wednesday that one of its drones had attacked the Saudi state oil company ARAMCO’s refinery in...

Protesters At Iraq Gas Field Demand Jobs Better Services

BASRA, Iraq – About 200 protesters gathered at the main entrance to Iraq’s Siba natural gas field on Monday, police sources said, following more than a week...

Uk Pm May Says Her Chequers Plan On Brexit Is Not Dead

LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May rejected on Monday the suggestion that the Brexit negotiating strategy she agreed with her cabinet earlier this month...

Main Gates At Iraqs Umm Qasr Port Reopens Port Officials

BAGHDAD – The main gates to Iraq’s commodities port of Umm Qasr near Basra were re-opened on Monday, port officials said, three days after protesters shut...