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  • We're focusing on youth: Jordan King   Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 7:00 PM ET
    We're focusing on youth: Jordan King

    King Adbullah II of Jordan discusses how important it is for his country to focus on its youth so that they have "faith" in the future despite the regional instability.

  • Why Jordan is investing in alternative energy   Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 7:00 PM ET
    Why Jordan is investing in alternative energy

    Jordan's economy faces many challenges - including high numbers of refugees and energy needs - says King Abdullah II of Jordan. But the Kingdom is taking steps to address them.

  • *Goldman Sachs sees US crude falling back to 2015 lows. NEW YORK, May 19- Oil prices fell more than 3 percent on Tuesday, with U.S. crude extending losses for a fifth straight day as the dollar rallied and on evidence that the United States and top oil exporter Saudi Arabia were pumping more than the world needed. "There is certainly a degree of profit-taking going on...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Traders play crude ranges   Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Commodities tomorrow: Traders play crude ranges

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was under pressure today as the dollar continued to rally.

  • *Goldman Sachs sees U.S. crude falling back to 2015 lows. NEW YORK, May 19- Oil prices fell 3 percent on Tuesday, with U.S. crude extending losses for a fifth straight day, as the dollar rallied amid evidence that the United States and top oil exporter Saudi Arabia were pumping more than the world needed. The American Petroleum Institute report is due at 4:30 p.m. EDT,...

  • DUBAI, May 19- The owners of Zain Iraq, the country's biggest mobile phone operator by subscribers, aim to sell 25 percent of the company's shares after it joins Baghdad's bourse, parent firm Zain said on Tuesday. Iraq's three mobile firms were required to float a quarter of their shares and join the Iraq Stock Exchange by August 2011 as part of their 15- year...

  • Qatari royals expand London empire with $60M buy Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 9:24 AM ET
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    The Qatari royal family has bought yet another multi-million pound property in one of London's most affluent areas, according to a British newspaper.

  • KARACHI, Pakistan— Pakistani federal investigators on Tuesday raided multiple offices of a software company after a report in The New York Times said it made millions of dollars marketing fake degrees worldwide, officials said. Shahid Hayat, director of the Federal Investigation Agency, confirmed that an investigation has been launched into the company.

  • RPT-Milking it: Israel leads the way in dairy tech Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 8:39 AM ET

    *Israel applies hi-tech methods to increase dairy yields. *China, India, other Asian countries, look to Israeli expertise. TEL AVIV, May 19- Decades ago Israeli dairy farmers confronted a quandary- how could they provide milk to a fast-growing population in a country that is two-thirds desert, with little grazing land?

  • Bio Blast reports 1Q loss Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 8:13 AM ET

    TEL AVIV, Israel _ Bio Blast Pharma Ltd. on Tuesday reported a loss of $3.3 million in its first quarter. On a per-share basis, the Tel Aviv, Israel- based company said it had a loss of 23 cents. Keywords: Bio Blast Pharma, Earnings Report.

  • LONDON, May 19- Britain's Vodafone posted a rise in quarterly sales for the first time in nearly three years on Tuesday in the clearest sign yet that Europe's mobile market is edging towards recovery. That follows updates from the likes of Telefonica and Deutsche Telekom which also showed signs of gradual, if slow, improvement in Europe. Vodafone, which has 446...

  • UPDATE 4-Oil prices slip on dollar rally, ample supply Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 4:42 AM ET

    LONDON, May 19- Brent crude oil fell below $66 a barrel on Tuesday as the dollar strengthened and on evidence of ample supplies of Middle Eastern oil despite wars in northern Iraq, Syria and Yemen. "The oil market is generally oversupplied with high Saudi exports and OPEC is unlikely to cut production," said Tamas Varga, oil analyst at London brokerage PVM Oil...

  • *Bellwether project seen reviving investment in Mongolia mining. ULAN BATAAR/ MELBOURNE, May 19- Mongolia and Rio Tinto have reached an agreement paving the way for work to resume on a stalled $5 billion underground copper mine that is expected to drive growth for both the country and the global miner. The Oyu Tolgoi project, which started producing from an open...

  • Anti-Muslim film back up on YouTube after court ruling Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 3:29 AM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO— In a victory for free speech advocates, appellate judges have ruled that YouTube should not have forced to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors. The 11- judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal sided with Google, which owns YouTube, in its ruling Monday saying the previous...

  • *Front month U.S. crude was up 8 cents at $59.51 a barrel at 0018 GMT, after finishing down 26 cents in the previous session. *Global crude oil prices are not expected to fall in the second half of 2015, Kuwait's OPEC governor said on Monday, and any surplus supply was due to shale producers rather than OPEC. *Crude output by OPEC member Algeria will rise by at least 32,000...

  • Commodities tomorrow: Dollar strong, crude down

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Crude was down on a stronger dollar.

  • *Kuwait acknowledges oversupply, but blames non- OPEC sources. NEW YORK, May 18- Oil slipped on Monday as a rallying dollar and concerns of growing oversupply weighed on the market after Saudi Arabia reported its highest crude exports in nearly a decade. Crude oil futures erased early gains of more than $1 a barrel on worries of turmoil in the Middle East after a...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— A federal appeals court panel should not have forced YouTube to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors, a larger group of judges ruled Monday in a victory for free speech advocates. The 11- judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal sided with Google, which owns YouTube, saying the...

  • *Baghdad delays oil contract negotiations as prices rally. DUBAI, May 18- BP has cut its development budget for Iraq's giant Rumaila oilfield by $1 billion this year after the government warned a slump in crude prices and its battle against Islamic State was making it difficult to pay oil companies. The British oil major has agreed with Baghdad to reduce its 2015...

  • *Kuwait acknowledges oversupply, but blames non- OPEC sources. NEW YORK, May 18- Oil slipped on Monday as a rallying dollar weighed on the commodities complex amid a bearish price outlook by influential Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs and risks of growing oversupply. Crude oil prices erased early gains of more than $1 a barrel on worries of turmoil in the Middle East...