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Asma Alsharif

Pompeo discusses Iran with Gulf allies amid escalating crisis

Jun 24 2019

RIYADH/DUBAI U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Iran and maritime security with rich Gulf Arab allies during a trip to the region on Monday after President Donald Trump called off a military strike to retaliate for Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone.

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S. and Iran face off

Jun 16 2019

DUBAI Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies and joined the United States in blaming Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region.

Saudi Aramco inks 20-year deal with Sempra for LNG supply

May 22 2019

DUBAI/NEW YORK Saudi Aramco signed a 20-year agreement to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from a forthcoming export terminal in Texas that U.S.-based Sempra Energy is developing, the two companies said on Wednesday.

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil pipeline

May 16 2019

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil pumping stations that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia has claimed responsibility for.

Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil pipeline

May 16 2019

RIYADH Saudi Arabia's deputy defence minister on Thursday accused Iran of ordering an attack on Saudi oil pumping stations that Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi militia has claimed responsibility for.

UPDATE 3-Saudi Arabia accuses Iran of ordering drone attack on oil pipeline

May 16 2019

* Deputy defence minister calls Yemen's Houthis an Iranian "tool"

UPDATE 1-Six Flags Dubai theme park put on hold as funding withdrawn

Feb 06 2019

DUBAI, Feb 6 DXB Entertainments PJSC said on Wednesday that the Six Flags theme park in Dubai had been put on hold as the financing for the project was no longer available.

Saudi prosecutor seeks death penalties in Khashoggi case

Jan 03 2019

DUBAI Saudi Arabian prosecutors is seeking the death penalty for five of the 11 suspects detained over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the state news agency SPA said on Thursday, as a Saudi court held a first hearing on the case.

Auch in Saudi Arabien ist nun die Rede von Mord an Khashoggi

Oct 25 2018

Dubai Saudi-Arabien vollzieht im Fall Khashoggi eine immer schärfere Kehrtwende. Am Donnerstag wertete erstmals ein saudischer Staatsanwalt die Todesumstände des regierungskritischen Journalisten Jamal Khashoggi im Konsulat in Istanbul als Mord.

In long-awaited move, Egypt central bank scraps currency transfer limit

Jun 14 2017

CAIRO Egypt's central bank on Wednesday removed limits on international currency transfers, scrapping a $100,000 monthly limit on individual bank transactions in a long-awaited reform intended to lure back badly needed foreign investment.

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