Oil prices fall on worries over demand growth outlook

SEOUL (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Monday, dragged down by an economic slowdown and worries about the Sino-U.S. trade war, which have led to a cut in the... Read more »

Yemen’s Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi’s Abha airport: military spokesman

CAIRO (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthis launched two drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Al Masirah TV quoted the group’s military spokesman as saying on Thursday. There was no... Read more »

Miner Sibanye-Stillwater flags improved operating performance

JOHANNESBURG, Aug 8 (Reuters) – South Africa’s Sibanye-Stillwater has improved operating performance in the second quarter and is set to achieve its annual targets, the precious metals miner said... Read more »

Saudi energy minister says he discussed oil markets with Russian counterpart

FILE PHOTO: Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih speaks during the Saudi-India Forum in New Delhi, India, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi energy minister Khalid... Read more »

U.S. lawmakers still plot to push Saudi Arabia on rights, despite Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress left Washington on Thursday without enacting legislation to punish Saudi human rights abuses, but lawmakers said efforts to stop military sales and impose... Read more »

Accused 9/11 mastermind open to role in victims’ lawsuit if not executed

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The accused mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks has indicated a willingness to be deposed by victims who are suing Saudi Arabia for damages,... Read more »

Senate fails to override Trump vetoes of bills stopping Saudi weapons sales

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Monday failed to override President Donald Trump’s vetoes of legislation passed by Congress that would have blocked the sales of certain weapons... Read more »

MIDEAST STOCKS-Tanker incident weighs on Saudi, profit taking hurts Kuwait

* Tanker tensions in the Gulf weigh on sentiment * Banks drag down Saudi index * Profit taking hurts Kuwait's index * Dubai slips on property shares * Heavyweight... Read more »

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for... Read more »

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks fall as Almarai disappoints, Kuwait extends gains

* Saudi falls 0.4%, Almarai drops 2.5% after Q2 result * Kuwait rises for a seventh day * Banks weigh on Qatar index * Real estate, banks weigh on... Read more »