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Saudi hits new oil output record in November amid OPEC cut talk

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VIENNA Saudi Arabia boosted its oil production to a new record high in November, amid talks over a global deal to cut production, defying market expectations of lower output on slower summer domestic demand and refinery maintenance.

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Saudi hits new oil output record in November amid OPEC cut talk 11:59am GMT

VIENNA Saudi Arabia boosted its oil production to a new record high in November, amid talks over a global deal to cut production, defying market expectations of lower output on slower summer domestic demand and refinery maintenance.

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OPEC, Russia see smooth road to global deal on output cut 10 Dec 2016

VIENNA Russia and Saudi Arabia said they expect OPEC and non-OPEC producers to reach an agreement on Saturday to curtail oil output and prop up prices in the first such joint move since 2001.

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Saudis order oil cuts to U.S., Europe before non-OPEC talks 10 Dec 2016

VIENNA Saudi Arabia has told its U.S. and European customers it will reduce oil deliveries from January, as Russia said it was confident non-OPEC producers would fully join OPEC's output limits on Saturday in the first such move since 2001.

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Saudis order oil cuts to U.S., Europe before non-OPEC talks 09 Dec 2016

VIENNA Saudi Arabia has told its U.S. and European customers it will reduce oil deliveries from January, as Russia said it was confident non-OPEC producers would fully join OPEC's output limits on Saturday in the first such move since 2001.

UPDATE 8-Saudis order oil cuts to U.S., Europe before non-OPEC talks 09 Dec 2016

* Saudis maintain high oil exports to Asia (Adds Saudi energy minister)

U.S. advises Congress of possible military sales to UAE, Saudi, Qatar 08 Dec 2016

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department notified Congress on Thursday of possible military sales to Saudi Arabia worth $3.51 billion, to the United Arab Emirates worth $3.5 billion and to Qatar for $781 million, the Pentagon said in a statement.

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May slaps down Johnson over Saudi comments 08 Dec 2016

LONDON British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was not setting out government policy when he said Saudi Arabia and Iran were stoking proxy wars across the Middle East, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.

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Yemen says U.N. roadmap to end conflict sets 'dangerous precedent' 07 Dec 2016

WASHINGTON Yemen on Tuesday appeared to reject a U.N. plan to end its civil war, saying the roadmap would create a "dangerous international precedent" by legitimising the rebellion against the country's internationally recognised government.

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Egypt advisory council says Red Sea islands should remain Egyptian 05 Dec 2016

CAIRO An Egyptian state advisory body recommended on Monday that a Cairo court uphold a ruling that annulled an agreement giving Saudi Arabia control of two Red Sea islands.

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Turkey vows vengeance after Kurdish militants blamed for attack that killed 38

ISTANBUL Turkey on Sunday vowed vengeance against Kurdish militants it said were likely behind twin bombings that killed 38 people and wounded 155 in what appeared to be a coordinated attack on police outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul. | Video