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  • NEW DELHI, Feb 15- India's oil imports from Iran fell by 45 percent in January to 270,500 barrels per day oil, ship tracking data reviewed by Reuters showed, below the estimated 300,000 bpd for the month as some cargoes were delayed. Iran was the seventh biggest oil supplier to India in January compared with sixth in December, and slipped from third position it held a...

  • *EU lawmaker says list misses Russia, Azerbaijan, London. STRASBOURG, Feb 13- The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama and four U.S. territories to a blacklist of nations it considers a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday. The move is part of a crackdown on money laundering after...

  • A man counts Saudi riyal banknotes at his jewelry shop in Tiba market in the capital Riyadh on October 3, 2016.

    Apart from reputational damage, inclusion on the list complicates financial relations with the European Union.

  • *EU lawmaker says list misses Russia, Azerbaijan, London. STRASBOURG, Feb 13- The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama, Nigeria and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations seen as posing a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday. The move is part of a crackdown on money...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 12- U.S. senators from both parties introduced a resolution on Tuesday requiring that any deal to share U.S. nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia block the kingdom from making a nuclear weapon. Under the measure, any U.S. civilian nuclear cooperation agreement, or 123 agreement, with Saudi Arabia would prevent enrichment of uranium or...

  • Feb 12- India kicked off its biennial conference Petrotech on Saturday, Feb. 9, with oil ministers from Venezuela, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Mexico, Oman and elsewhere in attendance. >Venezuela open to barter in oil trade with India. >India looks to establish shale oil, gas potential.

  • Feb 12- India kicked off its biennial conference Petrotech on Saturday, Feb. 9, with oil ministers from Venezuela, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Mexico, Oman and elsewhere in attendance. >Venezuela open to barter in oil trade with India. >India looks to establish shale oil, gas potential.

  • Feb 11- India kicked off its biennial conference Petrotech on Saturday, Feb. 9, with oil ministers from Venezuela, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Mexico, Oman and elsewhere in attendance. >Venezuela open to barter in oil trade with India. >India looks to establish shale oil, gas potential.

  • VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 02: Pope Francis celebrates the Holy Mass on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, in St. Peter's Basilica on February 02, 2019 in Vatican City, Vatican.

    Pope Francis made an urgent appeal for an end to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen on Sunday as he embarked on the first-ever papal trip to the Arabian Peninsula.

  • The Falls Church, Virginia- based company forecast 2019 earnings in the range of $11.60 to $11.70 per share, below the average analyst estimate of $12, according to data from Refinitiv Eikon. The company will continue to ramp up business jet production in the first and second quarters, Chief Executive Officer Phebe Novakovic said on the call.

  • RIYADH, Jan 28- Saudi Arabia said on Monday it had signed agreements worth 204 billion riyals and offered fresh incentives to attract capital as part of a 10- year programme that would help diversify the economy of the world's top oil exporter. "The programme will be an outstanding achievement within the economic diversification process led by your royal...

  • RIYADH, Jan 28- Saudi Arabia said on Monday it had signed agreements worth 204 billion riyals and offered fresh incentives to attract capital as part of a 10- year programme that would help diversify the economy of the world's top oil exporter. "The programme will be an outstanding achievement within the economic diversification process led by your royal...

  • *EU moving closer to aggressive U.S. policy to isolate Iran. The French, British, German, Danish, Dutch, and Belgian diplomats in the Iranian foreign ministry room had incensed the officials with a message that Europe could no longer tolerate ballistic missile tests in Iran and assassination plots on European soil, according to four EU diplomats.

  • *EU moving closer to aggressive U.S. policy to isolate Iran. The French, British, German, Danish, Dutch, and Belgian diplomats in the Iranian foreign ministry room had incensed the officials with a message that Europe could no longer tolerate ballistic missile tests in Iran and assassination plots on European soil, according to four EU diplomats.

  • *Saudi Arabia raises $7.5 billion in 2029, 2050 bonds. DUBAI, Jan 9- Foreign investors flocked to buy Saudi Arabia's first dollar bonds since Jamal Khashoggi's death, in a clear vote of market confidence after the country's reputation was damaged over the journalist's murder. The finance ministry in Riyadh said on Thursday the order book for the $7.5 billion...

  • *Saudi Arabia set to raise $7.5 billion in bonds. DUBAI, Jan 9- Saudi Arabia drew a strong response on Wednesday in its first test of international bond market sentiment since coming under intense scrutiny in October from foreign governments and investors over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Seeking to raise $7.5 billion, Riyadh attracted demand that...

  • Outside the United Nations office buildings in Bangkok. The UN said on Jan. 9, 2019 that it was investigating the case of 18--year-old Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun seeking asylum, after her plea against deportation.

    The UN has asked Australia to consider refugee resettlement for an 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her.

  • *Iran talking to Europe on finance routes, says official. LONDON/ DUBAI, Dec 21- Cargill, Bunge and other global traders have halted food supply deals with Iran because new U.S. sanctions have paralysed banking systems required to secure payments, industry and Iranian government sources say. Many smaller banks that had dealt with Iran under a previous round of...

  • SAMARKAND, Uzbekistan, Dec 21- Maksud Mahmudov was among millions of Uzbeks who left their impoverished homeland as soon as they finished school to find work in Russia. "I used to earn around $500 a month doing construction work, but then the treatment of migrants worsened, we were paid less, it became harder to obtain a work permit, so I had to return to my home country...

  • Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a meeting in Montreal on Dec. 7, 2018.

    Trudeau's intended move would follow the decisions of Germany, Denmark, Finland and the Netherlands, all of whom have announced a halt to arms sales to the kingdom.