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Yemen's Houthis say they will release seized ships if Korean

19 Nov 2019

DUBAI/SEOUL Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Tuesday it would release vessels it had captured if they prove to be South Korean, after it seized a rig being towed by a Saudi tugboat in the southern Red Sea. | Video

UPDATE 4-Yemen's Houthis say they will release seized ships if Korean

19 Nov 2019

DUBAI/SEOUL, Nov 19 Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Tuesday it would release vessels it had captured if they prove to be South Korean, after it seized a rig being towed by a Saudi tugboat in the southern Red Sea.

Saudi Arabia discussing Yemen truce in informal talks with Houthis - sources

14 Nov 2019

DUBAI/NEW YORK Saudi Arabia is intensifying informal talks with the Iran-aligned Houthi movement on a ceasefire in Yemen, sources familiar with the discussions said.

Saudi Aramco prospectus flags risks, gives few details on IPO size

10 Nov 2019

By Saeed Azhar, Hadeel Al Sayegh, Aziz El Yaakoubi and Maher Chmaytelli

Saudis take control of Yemen's Aden to end stand-off between allies

14 Oct 2019

DUBAI Saudi Arabian forces have taken over control of Yemen's southern port of Aden as part of efforts to end a power struggle between the Saudi-backed Yemeni government and southern separatists, four sources familiar with the matter said.

Putin says no reliable information about who attacked Saudi oil plants

13 Oct 2019

RIYADH/DUBAI Russian President Vladimir Putin said before his first visit to Saudi Arabia in more than a decade that Moscow could play a key role in easing regional tensions given its good ties with Sunni Muslim Gulf Arab states and Shi'ite Iran.

Russia's Putin says global oil inventories need cutting to 'reasonable level': Arabiya

13 Oct 2019

DUBAI Russian President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday that global oil inventories need cutting to "reasonable levels" and that Russia would work with Saudi Arabia and other partners to "reduce to zero" attempts to destabilize oil markets.

UPDATE 1-Russia's Putin says global oil inventories need cutting to 'reasonable level' - Arabiya

13 Oct 2019

DUBAI, Oct 13 Russian President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday that global oil inventories need cutting to "reasonable levels" and that Russia would work with Saudi Arabia and other partners to "reduce to zero" attempts to destabilise oil markets.

Saudi Arabia considering some form of Yemen ceasefire - sources

04 Oct 2019

DUBAI/RIYADH Saudi Arabia is considering a proposal by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement for some form of ceasefire which, if agreed, could bolster U.N. efforts to end a devastating war tarnishing Riyadh's reputation.

U.S. building coalition after Saudi oil attack, Iran warns against war

20 Sep 2019

DUBAI The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. | Video

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