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    Oil prices fell on Monday, pressured by high output from Middle East OPEC members and as a stronger U.S. dollar weighed on commodities.

  • *European shares in the red, Wall Street seen unchanged. LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday, while bond yields surged to their highest since June and stocks sold off after senior Federal Reserve officials indicated a U.S. interest rate increase was on the cards soon. But on Friday, at an annual gathering of global central...

  • *European shares in the red, Germany's DAX down 1 percent. LONDON, Aug 29- The dollar rose to a three-week high against the yen on Monday, while bond yields surged to their highest since June and stocks sold off after senior Federal Reserve officials indicated a U.S. interest rate increase was on the cards in the near term. But on Friday, at the Fed's annual gathering for...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Oil prices fell over 1 percent on Monday after the U.S. dollar jumped, with markets pressured as Iraq's production rose and as Iran said it would only cooperate in talks to freeze output if fellow exporters recognized its right to fully regain market share. Brent crude futures were trading at $49.22 per barrel at 0644 GMT, down 70 cents, or 1.4...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Monday as Iraq's production rose and as Iran said it would only cooperate in producer talks to freeze output if fellow exporters recognized its right to fully regain market share. Traders said the price falls were a result of climbing output from the Middle East, where oil exports from Iraq's southern ports...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Monday as Iraq's production rose and Iran said it would only cooperate in producer talks to freeze output if fellow exporters recognized its right to fully regain market share. Traders said the price falls were a result of climbing output from the Middle East, where oil exports from Iraq's southern ports have...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Oil prices fell early on Monday as output from Iraq rose and as Iran said it would only cooperate in upcoming producer talks to freeze output if fellow exporters recognised its right to fully regain market share. Also, Iran said late last week that it would only cooperate in upcoming producer talks in September if other exporters recognised...

  • Iran has long sought to create its own national Intranet. Earlier in August, Iran targeted hundreds of social media users following a May crackdown on women modeling on Instagram. Users inside Iran often access sites like Twitter and Facebook though proxies and VPNs.

  • Iranian workers walk at a unit of South Pars Gas field in Asalouyeh Seaport, north of Persian Gulf, Iran November 19, 2015.

    Venezuela and Iran are continuing to seek consensus on ways to stabilize oil markets, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says.

  • BAGHDAD, Aug 27- Iraq is willing to play an active role within OPEC to support oil prices but will not sacrifice its goal of expanding market share and will continue to ramp up output, its oil minister said on Saturday. Jabar Ali al-Luaibi, on a visit to the southern oil city of Basra, renewed calls for local and international oil companies in Iraq to increase...

  • BAGHDAD, Aug 27- Iraq is willing to play an active role within OPEC to support oil prices, its oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said on Saturday, without clarifying whether it was prepared to back a possible agreement to freeze output. Iraq wants to "strengthen OPEC's role in achieving a balance in the oil market," Luaibi added, according to the spokesman, without...

  • *Baghdad needs revenue to finance war against Islamic State. BAGHDAD, Aug 27- Iraq's government would consider selling crude through Iran should talks with the autonomous Kurdish region on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail, a senior oil ministry official in Baghdad told Reuters. Baghdad would not be able to reroute those volumes to Iran but could order...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- Oil prices rose about 2 percent on Friday after reports of Yemeni missiles hitting Saudi Arabia's oil facilities. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments at an international gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole. Brent crude futures rose 66 cents to $50.33 a barrel by 10:36 a.m. EDT.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Oil eased on Friday, on course for its largest weekly decline in a month after the Saudi energy minister watered down expectations that the world's largest producers might agree next month to limit their output. Brent crude futures were down 6 cents at $49.61 per barrel by 1339 GMT, having recovered from a session low at $49.12.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Oil fell on Friday and was set for its largest weekly decline in a month after the Saudi energy minister watered down expectations that the world's largest producers might agree next month to limit their output. Brent crude oil futures were down 32 cents at $49.35 per barrel by 1144 GMT, while U.S. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum...

  • *Members of OPEC meeting in late September. Brent crude oil futures were down 52 cents at $49.15 per barrel by 0917 GMT, while U.S. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will meet on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum, which groups producers and consumers, in Algeria Sept. 26-28.

  • *Members of OPEC meeting in late September. International benchmark Brent crude oil prices were trading at $49.46 per barrel at 0658 GMT, down 21 cents from their previous close. Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will meet on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum, which groups producers and consumers, in Algeria from Sept....

  • *Members of OPEC meeting in late September. International benchmark Brent crude oil prices were trading at $49.40 per barrel at 0632 GMT, down 27 cents from their previous close. Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries will meet on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum, which groups producers and consumers, in Algeria from Sept....

  • DUBAI, Aug 26- Iran will help other oil producers stabilise the world market so long as fellow OPEC members recognise its right to regain lost market share, the country' oil minister said on Friday in remarks made ahead of next month's meeting of the oil exporters group. Iran, OPEC's third-largest producer, boosted output after Western sanctions were lifted in...

  • DUBAI, Aug 26- Iran will help other oil producers stabilize the world market so long as fellow OPEC members recognize its right to regain lost market share, the country' oil minister said on Friday in remarks made ahead of next month's meeting of the oil exporters group. Iran, OPEC's third-largest producer, boosted output after Western sanctions were lifted in...