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  • *Iran gas deal that India wanted likely goes to Russia. NEW DELHI, June 15- India's oil imports from Iran have fallen to their lowest since June 2016, shipping data shows, in possible retaliation for Tehran not awarding a gas field development to Indian companies. India, Iran's top oil client after China, shipped in 487,600 barrels per day in May, about 9 percent less...

  • SEOUL, June 15- South Korea's Iranian crude oil imports dropped in May to their lowest in eight months as refiners bought less of the Middle Eastern nation's condensate, while Tehran struggled to maintain shipment volumes after exhausting stocks stored on tankers. "South Korean buyers purchased less condensate from Iran because of high prices and...

  • SEOUL, June 15- South Korea's Iranian crude oil imports dropped to their lowest in eight months in May, with Tehran struggling to maintain shipment volumes after exhausting stocks stored on tankers. South Korea's Iranian crude intake fell 18.7 percent in May from a year ago to 1.02 million tonnes, or 242,058 barrels per day, customs data showed on Thursday.

  • OSLO, June 13- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday Saudi Arabia was supporting militants inside Iran, days after hardline Sunni group Islamic State claimed attacks in Tehran. Last week Riyadh, along with other Arab governments, severed ties with Qatar, citing its support of Iran as one of the main reasons for the move.

  • OSLO, June 13- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday said Saudi Arabia was supporting militants inside Iran, days after hardline Sunni group Islamic State claimed attacks in Tehran. Last week Riyadh, along with other Arab governments, severed ties with Qatar, citing its support of Iran as one of the main reasons for the move.

  • James 'Jim' Mattis

    Defense Secretary James Mattis plans to present President Trump with options on how to deal with the Afghanistan situation "very soon."

  • Men work for Iraqi Drilling Company at Rumaila oilfield in Basra, Iraq,

    The Saudi-led effort to isolate Qatar won't impact the price of oil much, Saudi Arabia's Minister of Energy, Khalid A. Al-Falih, told CNBC.

  • Harold Hamm, chief executive officer of Continental Resources Inc., speaks during the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Wednesday, July 20, 2016.

    The CEO talks about turmoil in Qatar, the price of natural gas and oil, and American natural gas exports to Northern and Central Europe.

  • China, Russia and Iran are biggest security threats to US: Expert

    Former U.S.S. Cole Commander Kirk Lippold, Lippold Strategies president, provides insight to the reality of America's security concerns, and where the country needs to focus on defense.

  • Tehran is looking to ramp up its crude output and with 37 billion barrels of oil, the Azadegan field is Irans largest, shared with its neighbor Iraq. The managing director of Iran's Petroleum Engineering and Development Company was quoted by Mehr news agency as saying that France's Total, Malaysia's Petronas, and Japans Inpex Corp. have offered their surveys on...

  • LONDON, June 10- Aseman Airlines has signed a final deal to buy 30 Boeing 737 MAX jets in Iran's first new business with the U.S. planemaker since President Donald Trump took office vowing to take a tougher stance toward the country. Iran's state news agency IRNA reported that representatives of Aseman and Boeing signed the final agreement in the capital Tehran...

  • Michael Flynn

    An overlooked line in Mike Flynn's financial disclosure form revealed a plan with Russia to build nuclear power plants in the Middle East, Newsweek reports.

  • *India wants Iran port to improve access to central Asia. NEW DELHI, June 9- Western manufacturers are shying away from supplying equipment for an Iranian port that India is developing for fear the United States may reimpose sanctions on Tehran, Indian officials say, dealing a blow to New Delhi's strategic ambitions in the region. India committed $500 million to...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries cut ties with Qatar on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants and their arch-enemy Iran- charges Doha says are baseless. Qatar is the world's largest producer of liquefied natural gas, but one of the smallest members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...