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Geopolitics / Middle East

Iran Files Complaint Against U.S. For “Unlawful” Sanctions

Jul 19, 2018 at 12:26 | Tim Daiss

On Monday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter that Iran had filed a complaint against the U.S. with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to "hold…

The Broader Implications Of U.S. Sanctions On Iran

Jul 10, 2018 at 10:31 | Vanand Meliksetian

President Donald Trump’s aversion towards Iran’s rulers has been obvious since his announcement for running for the office of US president. His confrontational policy has culminated in the unilateral withdrawal…

Iranian President: No One Will Benefit From U.S. Nuclear-Deal Exit

Jul 04, 2018 at 12:30 | RFE/RL staff

During a visit to Vienna, Iranian President Hassan Rohani has reiterated that Tehran will remain in the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers as long as its interests are guaranteed…

Confirmed: ISIS Sold Oil To Assad & Turkey

Jul 02, 2018 at 11:59 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Islamic State was selling oil and gas to the Syrian regime and to Turkey, while the militants were ruling over large areas in Syria and Iraq over the past three…

Saudi Arabia Gets Boost From New Market Reclassification

Jun 22, 2018 at 17:08 | Tim Daiss

On Wednesday,  MSCI said that it would reclassify Saudi Arabia as an emerging market, a move that will bring billions of dollars of inflow to the oil producing country.…

Iranian Influence In Iraq Grows

Jun 18, 2018 at 11:00 | Yossef Bodansky

Iran has effectively won the struggle to dominate the future of Iraq. It has done so against the formidable Shi’ite Arab populace, and after nearly a month of raw pressure,…

Oil Kingdom In Crisis: Saudi Royal Family Rift Turns Violent

Jun 04, 2018 at 12:19 | Gregory R. Copley

Saudi Arabia has plunged its immediate region into major strategic uncertainty. What can only be described as a serious outbreak of shooting in the Royal Palace in Riyadh on April…

Kuwait Halts Tax Plan As Oil Prices Rise

Jun 01, 2018 at 16:50 | Oxford Business Group

Following a Budgets and Final Accounts Committee meeting on May 14, the National Assembly confirmed the revised timeline for the VAT introduction, citing a lack of technical and logistical readiness…

Will The U.S. Push Venezuela Into The Abyss?

May 22, 2018 at 14:38 | Nick Cunningham

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro claimed victory in a low-turnout election that is widely viewed as rigged, raising the threat of more painful sanctions from the United States. But, in a…

Uncertainty Spikes Following Iraqi Elections

May 17, 2018 at 10:59 | Matt Smith

Iraq’s election on May 12 has upended the political landscape in the country. The incumbent Prime Minister, Haidar Al Abadi, lost the election as voters favored Iraqi nationalist Moqtada al-Sadr,…

Could This Be The Next Proxy War In The Middle East?

May 15, 2018 at 13:53 | Tsvetana Paraskova

As if heightened tensions in Syria and Yemen and increased divisions in the U.S-Iran and Iran-Israel relations were not enough, a surprise—albeit still preliminary—election result in OPEC’s second-largest producer Iraq…

Houthi Rebels Fire Missile At Aramco Facility

May 14, 2018 at 13:41 | Julianne Geiger

Armed Yemeni Houthis launched yet another ballistic missile at Saudi Arabia’s state-run oil company, Saudi Aramco on Monday, according to Houthi TV station al-Masirah tv. No damage has yet…

Saudi Arabia's Needs Have Become Iran's Problems

May 08, 2018 at 11:01 | ZeroHedge

While Israel has been the barking dog pushing hostilities against Iran, it is the Saudis that are truly most threatened by Iran’s return to the global economy. They are as…

Banking Giants To Choose Sides In Saudi-Qatar Rift

May 04, 2018 at 16:36 | Safehaven.com

Big international banks were eager to jump in on Qatar’s first bond sale in two years—but their eagerness was throttled by a Gulf feud now making them choose sides wherever…

A Geopolitical Red Herring For Oil Markets

Apr 25, 2018 at 17:35 | Nick Cunningham

A Trump-Macron bromance briefly brought the oil price rally to a halt on Tuesday. The two leaders hugged and kissed quite a bit during the French President’s visit to Washington,…

Is Saudi Arabia’s Geopolitical Pivot Good For Oil?

Apr 18, 2018 at 11:49 | Tim Daiss

The phrase “becoming all things to all people,” might also apply to modern-day Saudi Arabia. The world’s largest oil exporter, defacto OPEC leader and the third largest oil producer finds…

U.S. Considers Economic Warfare Against Iran

Apr 12, 2018 at 17:33 | Nick Cunningham

Iran’s currency recently hit an all-time low, and economic uncertainty looks likely to test the country’s political establishment. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has already been dealing with a restless population,…

Iran Threatens To Restart Nuclear Enrichment Program

Apr 11, 2018 at 13:49 | ZeroHedge

Iran is threatening to restart its controversial nuclear enrichment program, as the head of the Islamic Republic's Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) revealed on Sunday that they have maintained the ability…

Tax Income Earned ISIS Much More Than Oil Smuggling

Apr 06, 2018 at 10:57 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Contrary to what has been assumed so far, black market oil sales were not the only and not even the largest revenue stream for ISIS, an investigation of The…

Hezbollah Leader Threatens To ‘’Disable’’ Disputed Israeli Gas Operations

Feb 19, 2018 at 13:23 | ZeroHedge

During a televised address in Beirut on Friday Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah once again warned Israel to back off its claims over disputed oil and gas field just…

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