OPEC slashed production in December, delivering a bullish signal to the market one month before the producer group officially began a fresh round of output cuts. » Read More
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It's been a confusing couple of weeks for U.S. allies in the Middle East.
The Trump Administration should be given "no more than a C plus" for how it has addressed conflict in the Middle East, according to former U.S. National Security Advisor James Jones.
OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo is largely optimistic over prospects of achieving a balanced oil market in 2019.
OPEC members, along with several non-OPEC countries like Russia, in December agreed on output cuts totaling 1.2 million barrels per day.
While North American shale may be competition for OPEC members, some crude-exporting countries in the Arabian Gulf are simultaneously taking advantage of the commodity's ability to fuel lucrative investments beyond oil.
"We don't listen to the council of defeatism," senior State Department advisor Brian Hook said in response to the notion that dislodging Iranian forces from Syria could prove impossible.
Oman's oil minister thinks President Donald Trump has given OPEC some undue flak. But echoing other Gulf ministers, Mohammed bin Hamad al-Rumhi stressed his desire to steer clear of political animosity with the American leader.
Ankara, which views the U.S.-backed Kurdish militias in Syria as terrorists, has already amassed thousands of Turkish troops along its border with Syria, seriously challenging Washington's position.
The veteran investor criticized the kingdom for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, and sees 'disaster' ahead in terms of falling oil prices.
If you plan to embark on a new career move this year, you may want to try casting your eye to Europe or the Middle East, according to HSBC's new expat survey.
Mark Mobius of Mobius Capital Partners says the decline in crude prices has been "disastrous" for Saudi Arabia and other oil export dependent countries.
U.S. President Donald Trump has "shaken up" the traditional narrative, but what the country continues to do in the Middle East shows that it remains committed to its "primary objectives" in the region, says Emily Hawthorne of Stratfor.
CNBC's Wilfred Frost and Sara Eisen talk with Cliff Kupchan, chairman of Eurasia Group, about his reaction to CNBC's exclusive interview with Mike Pompeo.
CNBC's Wilfred Frost sits down in an exclusive interview with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of his trip to the Middle East.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with Wilfred Frost to talk about his upcoming trip to the Middle East.
CNBC'S Wilfred Frost reports on what international themes may impact markets during 2019.