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Oil up as trade woes abate with Trump, Xi meeting

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 up as trade woes abate with Trump, Xi meeting - Waar Media

Trump "temporarily" suspends deportation of undocumented migrants

ANF - 2019-06-24 13:42
U.S. president Donald Trump, announced the temporary suspension of the massive deportation of undocumented migrants as from Sunday. ...

Asia stocks climb pre-G20, oil up on U.S.-Iran feud - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-06-24 11:15

Trump, Saudi prince discuss Iran ‘escalatory behavior’

Waar Media - 2019-06-22 14:20
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump spoke Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman to discuss Iran’s “escalatory behavior.” In addition, the leaders “discussed Saudi Arabia’s critical role in ensuring stability in the Middle East and in the g ...

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 ...

Gulf crisis: Close up to stricken oil tanker with the US Navy

BBC - 2019-06-20 02:12
The BBC's Mark Lowen sees the damage caused to one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman. ...

Trump-Xi meeting at G20 raises hope for trade truce

Gulan Media - 2019-06-18 23:30

Is Egypt using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip with Europe? - InfoMigrants

Infomigrants - 2019-06-18 11:46

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 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 ...

Trump assails London mayor as ‘disaster’

Waar Media - 2019-06-16 17:56
WAAR_DUHOK Slamming an important leader in a U.S. ally he visited just weeks ago, U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan, calling him a “disaster.” Continuing his practice of using disreputable sources, Trump retweeted ...

Iraqi parliament follows up on 2014 oil export lawsuit against Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-06-16 11:52
BAGHDAD,— Iraqi council of representatives decided to follow up on a lawsuit that was filed by the Iraqi former oil minister Jabbar Alluaib in 2014 against Turkey regarding the oil exports by the Kurdistan Region to the port of Ceyhan. Patriotic Union of ...

World Briefs ... Expectations low for Trump-Xi talks in Japan - The Namibian

COM - 2019-06-13 19:46

Iran leader: we will never negotiate with US

Waar Media - 2019-06-13 18:21
WAAR_DUHOK Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday he does not consider US President Donald Trump as “worthy of exchanging messages” with. “I don’t regard Trump as deserving any exchange of messages and have no response for him and ...

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. ...

Trump received ‘very warm’ letter from Kim Jong-un

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday he received a new “very warm” and “beautiful” letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, even as nuclear-related negotiations between the countries remain gridlocked. The president did not disclose ad ...

Trump may be rethinking Shanahan’s nomination: report

Waar Media - 2019-06-12 20:05
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump may be reevaluating his nomination for Secretary of Defense, a report by NBC News said Tuesday, citing four sources familiar with the matter. Trump announced in the first week of May that he would nominate acting Pe ...

US President Donald Trump starts controversial UK visit

Waar Media - 2019-06-03 14:10
WAAR_DUHOK U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in Britain on Monday to start a three-day long state visit. Accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump and his entourage, the president was welcomed at Stansted Airport by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt amid ...

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 ...

Oil prices down as Saudis vow peace in Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-05-22 16:19
WAAR_DUHOK Crude oil prices were down to begin Wednesday as Saudi Arabia promised it would promote peace in the Middle East to prevent further escalation of conflicts, and to support and achieve balance in the global oil market. International benchmark B ...