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Forget Iran & Saudi Arabia, China Dominates The World Executions League Table

Great news, world citizens, 2018 saw a 31 percent decrease in executions, according to Amnesty International's annual review of countries using the death penalty. Excluding China, 690 people are known to have been executed around the world, a decline o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 16th, 2019

Saudi Arabia says China has not yet asked for more oil amid tighter Iran sanctions

Saudi Arabia's energy minister Khalid al-Falih told Reuters on Thursday that China has "not yet" asked for more crude oil after the United States decided to end sanction waivers on Iranian oil imports that had permitted Beijing to keep buying from Tehran......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 25th, 2019

U.S., Saudi Arabia and France Talk Military Action in Syria as Russia, China and Iran Warn Against It

Two opposing, multinational alliances are forming as President Donald Trump decides whether or not to attack Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 10th, 2018

U.S., Saudi Arabia and France Talk Military Action In Syria As Russia, China and Iran Warn Against It

Two opposing, multinational alliances are forming as President Donald Trump decide whether or not to attack Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 10th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Saudi Arabia pledges to support oil markets after Iran sanctions

Saudi Arabia pledges to help stabilize global oil markets in the wake of the Trump administration’s decision Tuesday to reinstate economic sanctions on Iran, a move that could eventually deprive world markets of a significant chunk of supply......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 9th, 2018

Saudi Arabia: OPEC and Russia to pump more oil "in the near future"

Saudi Arabia says OPEC and Russia could supply more oil to world markets "in the near future" to make up for a collapse in Venezuelan output and the impact of US sanctions on Iran......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 25th, 2018

China Woos U.A.E. With Trade, Balancing Concerns Over Iran Ties

Chinese president wrapped up three-day meeting in U.A.E with flurry of business agreements, bolstering economic ties with a key ally of Saudi Arabia, just as Beijing is emerging as a critical partner for an increasingly isolated Iran......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 20th, 2018

China trade spat won"t hold back U.S. crude export gold rush

The U.S. in the next five years will become an energy exporting powerhouse—rivaling Saudi Arabia in oil exports and growing into one of the world's largest gas exporters, regardless of its trade spat with China, according to Citigroup......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 8th, 2018

Oil market trusts Saudis for now to temper Iran sanctions impact

Saudi Arabia, the world's largest oil exporter, has become a source of market uncertainty just as the U.S. is about to curb Iran's oil exports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 22nd, 2018

Asia stocks lower amid growth worries; oil rebounds

Asian shares drifted lower on Monday as signs of softening demand in China rekindled anxiety about the outlook for world growth, but Saudi Arabia's plans to cut production helped to halt a slide in oil prices......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 12th, 2018

Oil drops nearly 3 percent on rising supplies, China slowdown

Oil prices fell 3 percent on Tuesday over concerns the world's stumbling economy could pinch fuel demand as U.S. crude output climbs to new heights and cuts by Saudi Arabia and its allies are smaller than advertised......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 22nd, 2019

China Warns: US About To Open "Pandora"s Box" In Middle East

Just after the Pentagon announced late Monday it is sending 1,000 additional US troops to the Middle East in response to soaring tensions with Iran over last week's tanker attack incident, China has urged the world to stand.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge9 hr. 3 min. ago

China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer

World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 14th, 2019

Bond yields slip, stocks suffer on cooling China data

World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes about the health of the global economy and fears of a new U.S.-Iran confrontation intensified......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 14th, 2019

Saudis Release Dramatic Video Of "Iran-Ordered" Houthi Missile Attack On Airport Terminal

Amid fast escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf surrounding Thursday morning's mysterious "attacks" on two tankers which US officials are already blaming on Iran, Saudi Arabia has released CCTV footage of this week's previously reporte.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2019

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts

Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2019

Oil dips in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs

Oil prices edged lower on Monday in volatile trading as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2019

Oil steady in volatile trade amid uncertainty on supply cuts, U.S.-China tariffs

Oil prices were steady in volatile trading on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2019

Oil steady as fate of output pact unclear, U.S.-China trade war lingers

Oil prices steadied on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 10th, 2019

Saudi Arabia Secretly Purchased Ballistic Missile Tech From China: Report

Via Middle East Eye, Saudi Arabia has "significantly" expanded its ballistic missile pro.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 6th, 2019

Oil prices mixed on Saudi Arabia supply comments, trade fears

Oil futures were little changed on Monday as Saudi Arabia comments indicating OPEC would extend supply cuts supported prices, while concerns that U.S. tariffs on China and Mexico would hurt demand weakened crude market sentiment......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 3rd, 2019