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Maher Chmaytelli

Lebanese MPs meet for first time since blast, US envoy due in Beirut

13 Aug 2020

BEIRUT, Aug 13 Lebanese security forces deployed heavily in Beirut on Thursday, stopping protesters from reaching a conference centre where MPs began meeting for the first time since the catastrophic chemicals explosion last week that killed 172 people.

Saudi Arabia announces emergency stimulus, expects wider deficit

20 Mar 2020

RIYADH/DUBAI Saudi Arabia announced emergency stimulus measures on Friday that took its support for the economy to more than $32 billion (27.14 billion pounds) as it tackles the coronavirus outbreak and lower oil prices, and said it is looking to borrow more to finance a widening deficit.

UAE cancels events, flights as central bank announces coronavirus fiscal plan

14 Mar 2020

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates said on Saturday it was shutting major tourism and cultural venues to contain the spread of coronavirus and announced a $27-billion plan to counter the outbreak's economic impact.

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

Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi border frontline, no immediate Saudi confirmation

28 Sep 2019

DUBAI Yemen's Houthi movement said on Saturday it had carried out a major attack near the border with the southern Saudi region of Najran and captured many troops and vehicles, but there was no immediate confirmation from Saudi Arabian authorities.

Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks 'stronger than ever': CEO

21 Sep 2019

RIYADH Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks on its oil facilities "stronger than ever", Chief Executive Amin Nasser told employees in a message, adding that full oil production would resume by the end of this month.

Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks 'stronger than ever' - CEO

21 Sep 2019

RIYADH Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks on its oil facilities "stronger than ever", Chief Executive Amin Nasser told employees in a message, adding that full oil production would resume by the end of this month.

Yemeni separatists quit some Aden posts; Houthis attack Saudi oil plant

17 Aug 2019

ADEN/DUBAI Southern Yemeni separatists withdrew on Saturday from some government buildings in Aden that they seized last week but held on to military camps that give them control over the southern port, interim seat of Yemen's ousted Saudi-backed government.

Houthi drone attack on Saudi oilfield causes gas fire, output unaffected

17 Aug 2019

DUBAI A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oilfield in eastern Saudi Arabia on Saturday caused a fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, state-run oil company Saudi Aramco said.

Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf - TV

05 Aug 2019

DUBAI Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West. | Video

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