Tag: Middle East
Conflict in Middle East reignites concern of threat to global supply.
When the US and Iran have played all their cards in the current game, a more dangerous one is likely to begin.
Asian oil buyers rush to secure vessels, chartering rate up as much as 28%.
Oil tensions in the middle east impacts the local note to open slightly lower against the US dollar today.
A number of Arab governments are working closely with Israel to address the Iranian threat because they regard Iran a fundamental threat to their interests.
Despite having naval bases in Djibouti and Gwadar in Pakistan, China does not aspire to have any great political role in the Middle East.
The flow of oil from the US to Asia is expanding, hence resulting in rivals between Middle Eastern and American oil producers.
Javad Zarif blames the fragile nature of the Gulf area on the US bringing in weapons to the region.
Hobbled by a lacklustre economy and languishing in the shadow of its Gulf Arab neighbours, the emirate’s stocks have dropped in three of the last four years.
Apart from the expected US rate cuts, tensions in the Middle East also contribute to the high and low of the ringgit.
Shipping associations are urging merchant shipping companies to avoid using private armed security personnel in critical areas.
Israel is unafraid over Iran's threat to destroy the Jewish nation stating its US made F-35 fighter jets can reach anywhere in the Middle East.
King Salman says the absence of a firm deterrent stance against Iranian behaviour is what led to the escalation we see today.
The Trump administration is expected to unveil the long-awaited plan possibly as early as next month.
The statement comes after Saudi Arabia called for Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summits.
Tensions between the US and the Middle East are said to be growing with recent developments.
China is continuing its investment into the middle east.
Persons infected with the virus brought it to the USA from Israel and Ukraine and passed it on to members of their tight-knit communities, many of whom had not been vaccinated.
Investors are expected to deploy more capital to the sector as they see the outcomes of companies such as Careem and Souq.com.
The announcement comes as San Francisco-based Uber is preparing to file in April for an initial public offering.
Trump's comments on Golan Heights were seen as a 'blind bias' towards Israel.
Last December, President Donald Trump ordered the withdrawal of all 2,000 US troops after they had defeated the Islamic State militants in Syria.
James M Dorsey says the current government's approach to dealing with Saudi Arabia, the US and China shows Malaysia 'charting a more independent force'.
Strained Qatar-UAE ties may worsen due to Qatari Asian Cup victory.