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Geopolitics

Trump vs Iran: A War Of Words

Trump vs Iran: A War Of Words

Aug 02, 2018 at 16:12 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The war of words between the United States and Iran has been heating up as the return of U.S. sanctions threatens to take more than 1 million bpd of Iranian…

Israel Threatens Military Response Against Houthi Forces

Israel Threatens Military Response Against Houthi Forces

Aug 02, 2018 at 13:05 | ZeroHedge

Will the war in Yemen become the next battleground in the ongoing Iran-Israel proxy war for the Middle East? The past year has witnessed a more out in the open proxy war between the…

Can Iran Circumvent U.S. Sanctions?

Can Iran Circumvent U.S. Sanctions?

Jul 26, 2018 at 11:29 | Vanand Meliksetian

On August 6th, the first batch of sanctions against the Islamic Republic will go into effect. This includes sanctions on the acquisition of US dollar banknotes by Iran's government, sanctions…

Are Oil Markets Underestimating Iran’s Threats?

Are Oil Markets Underestimating Iran’s Threats?

Jul 25, 2018 at 15:43 | Nick Cunningham

Iranian officials have suggested that they could shut the Strait of Hormuz if the U.S. moved to completely disrupt Iranian oil exports, a dire scenario that would present a supply…

The Most Important Waterway In The Oil World

The Most Important Waterway In The Oil World

Jul 25, 2018 at 13:52 | Gregory Brew

Tensions between the United States and Iran continue to rise, with U.S. President Donald S. Trump issuing a threatening tweet against Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani amidst preparations to re-impose…

The Latest Battlefield In Asia’s Energy War

The Latest Battlefield In Asia’s Energy War

Jul 24, 2018 at 13:04 | Tim Daiss

Last week, Chinese President Xi Jinping reportedly offered Sri Lanka a new grant of 2 billion yuan ($295 million). According to media reports, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena made the…

Iran Vows ‘Equal Countermeasures’ If U.S. Tries To Block Oil Exports

Iran Vows ‘Equal Countermeasures’ If U.S. Tries To Block Oil Exports

Jul 24, 2018 at 08:31 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Iran’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Tehran would respond with “equal countermeasures” if the United States tries to block Iranian crude oil exports. “If America wants to take…

Iranian President Threatens U.S. With “Mother Of All Wars”

Iranian President Threatens U.S. With “Mother Of All Wars”

Jul 23, 2018 at 10:56 | Irina Slav

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has threatened the United States with “the mother of all wars” if Washington continues pressuring it with sanctions and attempts to foment unrest among the already…

India And China Could Mitigate Damage For Iran

India And China Could Mitigate Damage For Iran

Jul 20, 2018 at 14:31 | Nick Cunningham

How much oil from Iran will be disrupted because of U.S. sanctions? American officials have gone back and forth on this, but many of the people who decide how much…

Saudis To Invest $10B In South Africa’s Energy Sector

Saudis To Invest $10B In South Africa’s Energy Sector

Jul 20, 2018 at 14:27 | Julianne Geiger

Saudi Arabia has pledged to chip in $10 billion in funds to South Africa’s ailing power sector, according to a South African government spokesperson cited by CNBC. The funds…

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