Yemen’s Houthis hit Saudi airport, killing one, wounding 21: Saudi-led coalition

RIYADH (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthi movement launched an attack on Abha civilian airport in southern Saudi Arabia on Sunday that killed one person and wounded 21 others, the Saudi-led... Read more »

UAE civil aviation authority instructs airlines to take necessary safety measures: WAM

CAIRO (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates’ General Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday instructed airlines registered in the country to take necessary measures given current risks in the region,... Read more »

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical

(Reuters) – Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday have renewed concerns about the oil industry’s use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane... Read more »

Trafigura’s Puma Energy hires BAML for asset sale: sources

LONDON (Reuters) – Puma Energy, the retail and storage arm of commodities trader Trafigura, has hired Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) to run the sale of some of... Read more »

U.S. envoy for Iran meets Saudi deputy defense minister in Riyadh

FILE PHOTO: Brian Hook, U.S. Special Representative for Iran, speaks about potential threats posed by Iran, during a news conference at a military base in Washington, U.S., November 29,... Read more »

Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran’s downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that “it... Read more »

Oil jumps 3% to $63 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil jumped more than 3% to above $63 a barrel on Thursday after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, raising fears of a military confrontation... Read more »

PRESS DIGEST- Canada – June 20

June 20 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. THE GLOBE... Read more »

Oil prices jump as downed U.S. drone stokes Middle East tensions

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices climbed around 3% on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the Middle East as a U.S. official said one of the country’s military drones was... Read more »

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change

NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation’s most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero... Read more »