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  • Russian officials in Iran to boost economic ties Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    TEHRAN, Iran— Russian officials have traveled to Iran's capital to boost economic ties between the two countries. Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh and Alexander Novak Minister of Energy of Russian Federation oversaw a meeting Tuesday of businessmen in Tehran, calling on them to increase trade.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 9- Russia is looking to supply grain worth up to $500 million per year to Iran in exchange for oil, Russia's state grain trader said, in a further reduction to the value of a long-negotiated barter deal between the two countries.

  • Turkey is essential for defeating ISIS Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 10:39 AM ET
    Turkish soldiers parade with a large Turkish national flag on August 30, 2014 in Ankara.

    Turkey is in a tough position with ISIS but it is essential to any multilateral coalition against the Islamic State, says David Phillips.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 9- Moscow and Tehran are in talks on supplying Russian grains to Iran in exchange for oil, Andrey Gormakh, first deputy chief executive of Russia's state grain trader, United Grain Company, was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 9- Moscow and Tehran are in talks on supplying Russian grains to Iran in exchange for oil, Andrey Gormakh, first deputy chief executive of Russian state grain trader, United Grain Company, was quoted as saying on Tuesday.

  • Iraqi parliament approves new government Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 1:28 AM ET
    Peshmerga fighters provide security at the last checkpoint outside of Mosul which is currently under control of ISIS militants

    Iraq's parliament approved a new government headed by Haider al-Abadi as prime minister on Monday night, in a bid to rescue Iraq.

  • *U.S. crude for October delivery climbed a cent higher to $93.30 a barrel by 0053 GMT after initially rising to $93.62 in early morning trade.

  • Shimon Peres: Arab League must help isolate IS Saturday, 6 Sep 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    Shimon Peres says the Arab League must act to help defeat IS and called on religious leaders to condemn the group's misuse of religion and values.

  • *Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree to ceasefire. "U.S. economic growth was supposed to counter the slowing in China and Europe and the payrolls report threw a little cold water on that idea," said Gene McGillian, analyst at Tradition Energy in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • *Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels agree to ceasefire. NEW YORK, Sept 5- Crude oil futures fell on Friday, heading for weekly losses as disappointing jobs data from the United States suggested economic growth may not be as robust in the world's biggest oil consuming economy.

  • LONDON, Sept 5- Brent crude oil fell further below $102 a barrel on Friday, heading for a third weekly drop in four as a strong dollar depressed demand and U.S. employment data suggested the world's biggest oil consumer was growing more slowly than expected.

  • LONDON, Sept 5- Brent crude oil steadied near $102 a barrel on Friday, heading for a third weekly drop in four as a strong dollar depressed demand, though data showing lower crude stocks in the United States kept a floor under prices. Brent was 15 cents higher at $101.98 a barrel by 0730 GMT, after settling down 94 cents.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 5- Brent crude retained most of its overnight losses and steadied near $102 a barrel on Friday, heading for a third weekly drop in four as a firmer dollar weighed, although data showing lower crude stocks in the United States kept a floor under prices.

  • Oil futures on both sides of the Atlantic rose by more than $2 a barrel on Wednesday, moving away from multi-month lows as the prospect of peace talks over Ukraine and strong U.S. economic data raised demand expectations. *U.S. crude for October delivery was down 32 cents at $95.22 a barrel by 0055 GMT.

  • What's the US goal in Iraq? Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 11:54 AM ET
    Members loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) wave ISIL flags as they drive around Raqqa June 29, 2014.

    To the Islamic State, Obama's indecision reads as weakness, says ex-State Dept adviser David Phillips. The US needs to decide on its goal in Iraq.

  • *Took place in Eastern Province where minority Shi'ite live. DUBAI/ RIYADH, Sept 2- A small fire erupted on a gas pipeline in eastern Saudi Arabia on Tuesday after assailants shot at a security patrol, security and oil industry sources said, in an incident that may heighten concern about the vulnerability of Saudi energy infrastructure.

  • WASHINGTON/ SEOUL, Sept 1- Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.

  • UPDATE 2-Brent drops below $103, China data weighs Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 3:10 AM ET

    *Russia- Ukraine tensions rise, EU prepares new sanctions. SINGAPORE, Sept 1- Brent crude dropped below $103 a barrel on Monday, as a recent rebound in oil prices was checked by fresh data suggesting a slower growth in China's factory activity.

  • *Russia- Ukraine tensions rise, EU prepares new sanctions. SINGAPORE, Sept 1- Brent crude held steady above $103 a barrel on Monday, as a recent rebound in oil prices was checked by fresh data suggesting a slowdown in China's factory activity.

  • Brent holds above $103; China data weighs Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 12:19 AM ET

    *China factory activity falls to 3- month low in August. SINGAPORE, Sept 1- Brent crude held steady above $103 a barrel on Monday, as a recent rebound in oil prices was checked by fresh data suggesting a slowdown in China's factory activity.