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Oil prices down as output, stocks remain high in US

Oil prices down as output, stocks remain high in US

Waar Media - 2019-06-17 13:25
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were down to kick off the new week on Monday as crude oil inventories and near record high levels of output in the U.S. continue to keep downward pressure on prices. International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $61.91 pe ...
Oil prices down as output, stocks remain high in US - Waar Media

Agreement signed with the U.S. Office of Security Cooperation to make the Ministry of Peshmerga’s Administrative Affairs Electronic

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-07-03 06:56
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On June 23, 2019, Sarbast Lazgin, Deputy Minister of Peshmerga received Connor Delov, U.S. Military Consultant at Office of Security Cooperation, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, both sides discusse ...

Oil prices see small increase at week beginning June 24

Waar Media - 2019-06-24 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK International benchmark Brent crude saw a slight increase up to $65.59 a barrel at 0627 GMT while American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) registered at $58.04, according to official figures on Monday. On Friday, Brent crude traded at ...

Oil prices gain as dollar weakens with dovish Fed

Waar Media - 2019-06-20 17:05
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were up to start Thursday with gains as American dollar weakened against other currencies after the U.S. Federal Reserve adopted a dovish stance signaling a rate cut this year. After its two-day meeting in Washington, the Fed ...

Oil up as trade woes abate with Trump, Xi meeting

Waar Media - 2019-06-19 15:44
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were up to begin Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump said he will hold a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, calming worries that global oil demand would be weak this year. International benchmark Brent crude ...

Oil prices down with weak demand, forecast revisions

Waar Media - 2019-06-18 11:28
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were down to begin Tuesday as global oil demand is expected to remain weak and global institutions revising down their oil price and economic growth forecasts. International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $60.78 per barr ...

Oil rig count in US falls by 1 to 788 this week

Waar Media - 2019-06-15 11:52
WAAR_DUHOK The number of oil rigs in the U.S. decreased by 1 this week, from the previous week, according to data released by oilfield services company Baker Hughes on Friday. The oil rig count in the U.S. reached 788 for the week ending June 14, from 78 ...

How Japan Can Help the U.S. De-escalate with Iran

International Crisis Group - 2019-06-13 16:36
As Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe visits Iran, President & CEO Robert Malley tells CNN Today that Japan has the capacity to mediate between the U.S. and Iran at a time of heightened tensions. ...

Oil prices rebound from losses after rise in US stocks

Waar Media - 2019-06-13 11:47
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices opened higher Thursday, rebounding from major losses that came on Wednesday amid a surprise increase in the U.S.’ crude inventories. The international benchmark Brent crude oil was trading at $61.03 per barrel at 0622 GMT for ...

Oil prices down amid lower oil demand forecast

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK International benchmark Brent crude traded at $61.50 per barrel, while American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) amounted to $52.23 at 07.17 GMT on Wednesday. Prices fell as the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) cut its forec ...

33 detained as police attacked HDP youth in Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-06-12 11:35
HDP youth set to denounce the destruction in Hasankeyf were attacked by the police. 33 people, including a journalist, were taken into custody. ...

Oil prices increase at week beginning June 11

Waar Media - 2019-06-11 18:33
WAAR_DUHOK International benchmark Brent crude traded at $64.01 per barrel, while American benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) amounted to $54.21 at 07.19 GMT on Monday. The expectations of extending oil production cut agreement between the Organizat ...

Turkish F-35 pilots training in the U.S. grounded

ANF - 2019-06-11 11:05
The U.S. military has grounded the Turkish pilots training on the F-35 fighter jet in the United States over its plans to purchase a missile system from Russia. ...

1 dead as chopper crashes on building in New York City

Kurdiu - 2019-06-11 06:36

Oil down with US-China trade worries, Huawei lawsuit

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were down at trading start Wednesday as U.S.-China trade worries continue to threaten global oil demand, which was escalated by Chinese tech giant Huawei taking legal action to end a lawsuit in the U.S. International benchmark ...

Does the U.S. really want to attack on Iran?

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 11:28
Payraw Anwar | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Introduction: Tensions between the U.S. and Iran has escalated in recent days. The U.S. President Donald Trump rapidly decided to move an aircraft carrier ship which is known by Abraham Lincoln toward Persian Gulf. T ...

Oil Prices Down With Rising US Crude Inventories

Waar Media - 2019-05-23 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK Oil prices were down to begin Thursday with weekly U.S. crude inventories rising against the market expectation of a decline and with crude oil production in the country remaining at a record high level. International benchmark Brent crude was ...

Kurdish PJAK rebels ‘won’t sit idly by’ if U.S. goes to war with Iran: chief

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) fighters will not “sit idly by” if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, and could form a democratic front against the regime in Tehran, militia chief Zilan Vejin said in comments publish ...

Oil gains with OPEC signaling output cut extension

Waar Media - 2019-05-20 14:07
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices opened Monday with gains after OPEC signaled it would maintain oil production cuts to support prices in the second half of 2019. International benchmark Brent crude was trading at $73.11 per barrel, posting a 1.24% gain, after ...