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Fighting Continues In Yemen Amid Secret Ceasefire Talks

Apr 23, 2021 at 10:53 | Editorial Dept

Geopolitics Fighting continues to intensify around Yemen’s Marib province, the Saudi-backed Yemeni government’s last remaining stronghold. The Saudi-proposed ceasefire is still not being accepted by the Iranian-backed Houthis, though secret…

Why Iran Will Be Forced To Accept A Much Stricter Nuclear Deal

Apr 19, 2021 at 17:28 | Simon Watkins

Even before the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) ‘nuclear deal’ was agreed in 2015 between Iran and the P5+1 (U.S., U.K., France, China, Russia plus Germany), the…

Iran Threatens To Cut Nuclear Deal Talks Short ''If Not Constructive''

Apr 15, 2021 at 16:29 | ZeroHedge

Iran is warning that it doesn't plan to let nuclear negotiations "drag on" and has threatened to cut talks short if they are "not constructive". The fresh warning…

Iran Blames Israel For Sabotage Of Nuclear Site

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:56 | Charles Kennedy

Iran is blaming Israel for what it says was sabotage on its Natanz nuclear site over the weekend and vowed revenge against the perpetrators. Iran uses the Natanz site…

Is Russia About To Invade Ukraine?

Apr 01, 2021 at 17:31 | Cyril Widdershoven

While the world is focused on OPEC news and Easter preparations, the Ukrainian crisis is heating up and there is a real threat of a military confrontation involving…

Houthi Rebels Launch Missile Attack On Saudi Oil Terminal

Mar 26, 2021 at 09:17 | Tsvetana Paraskova

A petroleum products distribution terminal in Jizan, Saudi Arabia, was attacked late on Thursday local time, the Kingdom said, blaming the Iran-aligned Houthi movement and vowing to take measures to…

Saudi Arabia Sidelined By Biden's Middle East Strategy

Mar 22, 2021 at 17:36 | Simon Watkins

After the first oil price war launched by the Saudis against the then-nascent U.S. shale sector in 2014, Washington took the view that the Kingdom had broken the core…

Saudi Arabia Proposes Ceasefire In Yemen Conflict

Mar 22, 2021 at 12:06 | Julianne Geiger

Saudi Arabia has proposed a ceasefire to the war in Yemen on Monday. The ceasefire was suggested by Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan and comes after a…

Saudi Arabia Must Prepare For More Attacks On Its Oil Industry

Mar 15, 2021 at 17:55 | Simon Watkins

As highlighted in OilPrice.com just after the last major attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities on 14 September 2019, there are many positive aspects from Iran’s perspective in pursuing…

Why Biden Needs To Change His Tune On Venezuela

Mar 10, 2021 at 13:05 | Matthew Smith

Since the U.S. presidential election started in earnest toward the end of 2020 there has been considerable speculation regarding President Biden’s plans for crisis-torn Venezuela. President Biden has…

China Makes Move On Riyadh As Washington Considers Sanctions

Mar 03, 2021 at 13:13 | James Durso

Panda Express isn’t just a fast-food chain in Saudi Arabia. Soon it’ll be the daily Air China flight bringing Chinese businessmen and officials to the kingdom. Saudi Arabia recently achieved…

Is Biden Preparing To Ease Restrictions On Venezuelan Oil?

Feb 15, 2021 at 16:57 | Matthew Smith

In a surprise move, President Biden has withdrawn U.S. support for a Saudi-led military campaign against Houthi rebels in war-torn Yemen, describing the…

How U.S. Sanctions Against Venezuela Backfired

Feb 05, 2021 at 18:09 | Matthew Smith

Harsh U.S. sanctions, a crumbling economy, and near collapsed petroleum industry have done little, if anything, to loosen President Maduro’s grip on power in Venezuela. It appears that…

Why A New Nuclear Deal With Iran Looks Unlikely

Feb 05, 2021 at 13:49 | Simon Watkins

A key complicating factor in the ‘if and when’ conjecture over the U.S. and Iran re-opening talks on the Join Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in light of the new…

Military Takes Full Control Of Myanmar

Feb 05, 2021 at 11:31 | Editorial Dept

Myanmar is a huge investment for China. We’re talking about billions of dollars in infrastructure, including oil and gas pipelines, mines, and a deepwater port--not to mention a…

Iran Boasts Oil Production Increase

Feb 05, 2021 at 11:27 | Editorial Dept

Geopolitics, Politics & Conflict -Iran is claiming that it is already increasing its oil production, and will have reached pre-sanctions levels within a month or two. Iran is also claiming…

How The Coup In Myanmar Will Impact Energy Markets

Feb 04, 2021 at 10:08 | Viktor Katona

Myanmar’s military coup has become Asia’s most significant political development in 2021 so far. In many ways, the coup brought back memories of times long gone – Aung San Suu…

Has Iran Massively Underestimated Joe Biden?

Jan 11, 2021 at 17:45 | Simon Watkins

Iran has been waiting since former U.S. President, Donald Trump, unilaterally pulled his country out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in May 2018 and then re-imposed sanctions…

UAE Oil Takes Center Stage In U.S. Pushback Against China

Jan 07, 2021 at 16:36 | Simon Watkins

Abu Dhabi – the oil powerhouse at the centre of the U.S.’s pushback against increasing Chinese influence across the Middle East - last…

U.S. Energy Independence Is Fueling Iran’s Middle East Power Grab

Dec 31, 2020 at 11:29 | Haley Zaremba

The global economy, international geopolitics, and intra-national security have hinged upon oil production capacity and petrol markets so thoroughly that it’s easy to forget that it wasn’t always…

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