Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest oil producer and Iran’s rival within OPEC, appears to be more amenable to some sort of production limit
YOU CAN’T KEEP A GOOD FRACKER DOWN: Two Years Into Oil Slump, U.S. Shale Firms Are Ready to Pump More. Few predicted that in the fall of 2014, when Saudi Arabia signaled that it wouldn’t curb its output to put a floor under crude prices. Oil pundits concluded that a brutal culling would force higher-cost […]
It appears the entire headline-hockey debacle was a farce: SAUDI ARABIA, IRAN MADE NO PROPOSALS DURING MEETING: ZANGANEH Just minutes before, we got this... U.A.E. `OPTIMISTIC' ABOUT REACHING OIL DEAL, MAZROUEI SAYS UAE: GREAT IF WEShow More Summary
Oil's falling as expectations for any sort of OPEC deal are beginning to sputter after comments made by Saudi Arabia and Iran. Prices for Brent crude oil, the international benchmark, are down by 3.6% at $46.20 per barrel as of 11:01 a.m. Show More Summary
In Saudi Arabia, women are hamstrung from doing certain tasks many of us take for granted—including marrying and vacationing abroad—without permission from their male guardians. Now, more than 14,000 Saudi women are trying to change that with a petition to the government that they hope will put...
The reductions affect a wide range of government employees, from ministers, whose pay was cut by 20 percent, to civil servants, whose overtime pay and vacation time will face new limits.
Submitted by Jason Ditz via AntiWar.com, Throughout Obama’s presidency, his vetoes have always survived Congressional challenges. That his first might be a bill about Saudi Arabia reflects waning Saudi influence in lobbying CongressShow More Summary
Protest movement seeks to end Saudi Arabia law requiring women have permission of a male guardian to travel, marry or do other fundamental tasks Thousands of Saudis have signed an online petition calling for the government to abolish...Show More Summary
A showdown is set over the president's veto of a bill that would let families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
Perks for public sector employees will also be scaled back in one of the most drastic measures yet to save money at a time of low oil prices Saudi Arabia will cut ministers’ salaries by 20% and scale back financial perks for public sector...Show More Summary
While Saudi Arabia scrambles to boost the price of oil without undoing the policy it itself unleashed at the November 2014 OPEC meeting, its economy continues to founder as reported most recently on Sunday. The latest indication of just...Show More Summary
This week the House and Senate are expected to vote on whether to override the President's veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terror Act ["JASTA"]. JASTA would allow 9/11 families to sue Saudi Arabia over allegations Saudi officials were linked to the 9/11 attacks. Show More Summary
Why in the hell do we still support Saudi Arabia? We don’t need their oil… we would make do. The majority of the 9/11 terrorists came from Saudi Arabia, as
Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of … Click to Continue »
China and Saudi Arabia are building military bases next door to US AFRICOM in Djibouti--and bringing the consequences of American withdrawal from the region into stark relief. by Joseph Braude and Tyler Jiang Djibouti, a resource-poor nation of 14,300 square miles and 875,000 people in the Horn of Africa, rarely makes international headlines. Show More Summary
Amid what some might call self-inflicted economic collapse, Saudi Arablia has announced a $5.3 billion bailout of its banking system as interbank borrowing rates near the highest since Lehman. In what the supposedly central bank calls...Show More Summary
According to eyewitness reports ISIS sex slaves are reportedly being sold in Saudi Arabia. Jihad Watch reported: It isn’t news... The post ISIS Sex Slaves Auctioned Off in Saudi Arabia – Hillary’s Top Donor Country appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
image credit The Hejaz railway that ran from Damascus to Medina in Saudi Arabia. It was one of the principal railroads of the Ottoman Turkish Empire and a vital route across the desert. The railway was built in 1900 at the behest ofShow More Summary
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2016 – Unless a law is passed by Congress as an exception to an existing law, victims and families of 9/11 victims are not going to be able to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts for its yet-to-be-proven role in the attacks. Even if the law passes, the years-awaited...
President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation allowing families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, which could prompt Congress to overturn his decision with a rare veto override, the first of his presidency. Obama said the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act would...