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Maha El Dahan

Exclusive: Sudan militia leader grew rich by selling gold

26 Nov 2019

KHARTOUM Late last year, as President Omar Hassan al-Bashir's hold on power weakened, one of Sudan's most feared militia leaders lashed out against the government of his long-time ally and benefactor.

Oil majors partner in new exchange listing ADNOC's Murban crude: ICE

11 Nov 2019

ABU DHABI Intercontinental Exchange Inc said on Monday that oil majors including BP, Total and Shell would be partners in a new exchange it is launching in the United Arab Emirates next year to list Abu Dhabi National Oil Co's (ADNOC) flagship Murban crude grade.

UPDATE 4-Oil majors partner in new exchange listing ADNOC's Murban crude -ICE

11 Nov 2019

* Murban futures to replace retroactive pricing (Adds Thailand's PTT as one of the partners)

Saudi Arabia's SALIC says looking at Black Sea grain terminal

23 Oct 2019

CAIRO, Oct 23 Saudi Arabia's SALIC is conducting due diligence on several projects in the Black Sea region and is looking to acquire a grain terminal there, its managing director told Reuters.

U.S. and Gulf allies discuss response to Saudi oil attack

19 Sep 2019

JEDDAH/DUBAI The United States was discussing with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf allies possible responses to an attack on Saudi oil facilities they blame on Iran and which U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described as an act of war on the kingdom.

U.S. and Gulf allies discuss response to Saudi oil attack

19 Sep 2019

JEDDAH/DUBAI, Sept 19 The United States was discussing with Saudi Arabia and other Gulf allies possible responses to an attack on Saudi oil facilities they blame on Iran and which U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described as an act of war on the kingdom.

OPEC members Iraq, Nigeria agree to cut oil output

12 Sep 2019

ABU DHABI OPEC agreed on Thursday to trim oil output by asking over-producing members Iraq and Nigeria to bring production in line with their targets as the group strives to prevent a glut amid soaring U.S. production and a slowing global economy.

New Saudi energy minister says OPEC+ alliance staying for long term

09 Sep 2019

ABU DHABI Saudi Arabia's new energy minister said on Monday the world's top oil exporter would keep working with other producers to achieve market balance and that an OPEC-led supply-curbing deal would survive "with the will of everybody".

New Saudi energy minister says OPEC+ alliance staying for long term

09 Sep 2019

ABU DHABI, Sept 9 Saudi Arabia's new energy minister said on Monday the world's top oil exporter would keep working with other producers to achieve market balance and that an OPEC-led supply-curbing deal would survive "with the will of everybody".

Syria's wheat crop almost doubles but food security still a challenge: U.N.

05 Sep 2019

DUBAI Syria's wheat and barley crops this year improved helped by favorable rainfall and better overall security but food security remains a challenge, a joint report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Program (WFP) said on Thursday.

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