PARIS – The International Energy Agency forecasts a sharp drop in oil supply from the United States, Russia and other non-OPEC countries because of continued low oil prices. In its monthly forecast released on Friday, the IEA says non-OPEC production is expected to drop nearly half a million barrels per […]Read more ›
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EGYPT – Efforts by the West to pressure Egypt’s new government to end its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood could be moot thanks to Saudi Arabia’s oil money – and whole-hearted backing of the military. While the West calls for peace in Cairo, the Saudis are supporting Gen. Abdel Fattah […]Read more ›
Reactions on Friday around the world to developments in Egypt following clashes in which hundreds of people were killed and thousands injured: EUROPEAN UNION – European leaders spoke Friday about the need for a coordinated EU response to the violence in Egypt and agreed there should be a meeting of […]Read more ›
SANAA, Yemen — At least seven suspected militants from Saudi Arabia were among the alleged al-Qaida members killed in Yemen in a recent wave of U.S. drone strikes, senior Yemeni officials said Friday, suggesting that Saudis are increasingly crossing the border to carry funds or seek terrorist training. With several […]Read more ›
LONDON — A mysterious new respiratory virus that originated in the Middle East spreads easily between people and appears more deadly than SARS, doctors reported Wednesday after investigating the biggest outbreak in Saudi Arabia. More than 60 cases of what is now called MERS, including 38 deaths, have been recorded […]Read more ›