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Oil rises over 2 percent to 2019 highs on tightening supplies

Added: 15.02.2019 20:57 | 21 views | 0 comments

Oil prices rose more than 2 percent to their highest this year on Friday after an outage at Saudi Arabia's offshore oilfield boosted expectations for tightening supply, while progressing U.S.-Sino trade talks strengthened demand sentiment.


NBA, U.S. Tennis, Sky, urge U.S. action on alleged Saudi TV piracy

Added: 15.02.2019 20:04 | 12 views | 0 comments

A group of sports bodies and broadcasters including the U.S. National Basketball Association, U.S. Tennis Association and Sky has called for the United States to add Saudi Arabia to its "priority watch list" over alleged TV piracy, filings show.


Oil prices rise 2 percent on signs of further Saudi tightening

Added: 15.02.2019 18:48 | 23 views | 0 comments

Oil prices climbed more than 2 percent on Friday after an outage at Saudi Arabia's offshore oilfield boosted investor expectations for tightening supply.


German halt in arms sales to Saudi Arabia causing serious problems: Airbus

Added: 15.02.2019 15:19 | 5 views | 0 comments

Germany's halt in exports to Saudi Arabia is preventing Britain from completing the sale of 48 Eurofighter Typhoon warplanes to Riyadh, and has delayed potential sales of other weapons such as the A400M military transport, a top Airbus official said Friday.


EU lawmakers urge Saudi Arabia to end women's guardianship system

Added: 14.02.2019 15:23 | 3 views | 0 comments

The European Parliament urged Saudi Arabia on Thursday to abolish its male guardianship system, under which women have to seek permission from their guardian on issues such as getting married, saying it and other rules reduce women to second-class citizens.

EU Parliament demands Saudi lobby transparency

Added: 14.02.2019 14:22 | 7 views | 0 comments

A resolution demanding Saudi Arabia release prisoners and stop gender-based violence was passed by over 500 MEPs on Thursday in Strasbourg. They also demanded greater transparency over Brussels-based lobbying for the Saudis, following an EUobserver exclusive.

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Pompeo: "Everyone responsible" for Khashoggi killing will be held accountable

Added: 14.02.2019 13:51 | 7 views | 0 comments

In a rebuke of President Trump, the House voted Wednesday to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The measure is a challenge to Mr. Trump's continued support for the Saudi regime despite the humanitarian crisis in Yemen and its role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Roxana Saberi asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo why more hasn't been done to hold Saudi Arabia accountable.


Saudi Arabia, but not Russia, on EU 'dirty money' list

Added: 14.02.2019 8:34 | 4 views | 0 comments

The EU has stigmatised Saudi Arabia and four US territories on "dirty money" - but let Azerbaijan and Russia off the hook.

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Saudis CLASH with EU after inclusion on 'dirty money' BLACKLIST

Added: 14.02.2019 6:14 | 20 views | 0 comments

SAUDI Arabia has clashed with the EU after the country was included in a ‘dirty money’ blacklist.


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