U.S. emerges as world’s top crude oil producer

U.S. emerges as world’s top crude oil producer

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2018 The United States earlier this year passed Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world’s largest producer of crude oil, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Based on preliminary estimates in the EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook, U.S. crude oil production in February exceeded that of Saudi Arabia for the […]

Netanyahu sees ‘path to peace’ through normalized ties with Arab states

Netanyahu sees ‘path to peace’ through normalized ties with Arab states

by WorldTribune Staff, August 28, 2018 Iran’s “aggression” in the Middle East could lead wary Arab nations to normalize ties with Israel and ultimately result in peace between the Jewish state and the Palestinians, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. “Many Arab countries now see Israel not as their enemy but as their indispensable ally […]

Iran threatens U.S., oil lanes in Red Sea as Houthis fire missiles at Saudi tankers

Iran threatens U.S., oil lanes in Red Sea as Houthis fire missiles at Saudi tankers

by WorldTribune Staff, July 27, 2018 The head of Iran’s Quds force declared on July 26 that the Red Sea “is no longer secure” after Iran-backed Houthi rebels fired missiles at two Saudi oil tankers transiting the sea. Saudi Arabia announced it was temporarily halting all oil shipments through a Red Sea shipping lane after […]

Trump on request to Saudi king for more oil to offset Iran, Venezuela: ‘He agreed!’

Trump on request to Saudi king for more oil to offset Iran, Venezuela: ‘He agreed!’

U.S. President Donald Trump said on June 30 that Saudi King Salman has agreed to Trump’s request to increase oil production “maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels” to offset production cuts from Iran and Venezuela. Trump tweeted on June 30: “Just spoke to King Salman of Saudi Arabia and explained to him that, because of the […]

Iran rejects Russian, Saudi plan to raise oil output, rein in prices

Iran rejects Russian, Saudi plan to raise oil output, rein in prices

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iran has rejected a plan by Russia and Saudi Arabia to increase oil production at a meeting of the OPEC oil cartel this week in response to consumer disgruntlement with rising prices. “I don’t believe at this meeting we can reach agreement,” Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan […]

UN: Parts of Houthi missiles fired at Saudi Arabia were Iranian-made

UN: Parts of Houthi missiles fired at Saudi Arabia were Iranian-made

by WorldTribune Staff, June 15, 2018 Components from missiles fired by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen at Saudi Arabia were manufactured in Iran, the United Nations said. However, UN officials said they were unable to determine when the components were sent to Yemen, AFP reported on June 14. The UN’s inability to determine when the […]

Where is the Saudi crown prince? Al Qaida warns over ‘sinful projects’

Where is the Saudi crown prince? Al Qaida warns over ‘sinful projects’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 3, 2018 Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has warned Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for “corrupting” Saudi society with “sinful projects” including wrestling matches, re-opening movie theaters and allowing women to drive. “The new era of bin Salman replaced mosques with movie theaters,” the Yemen-based terrorist group said in […]

Russia, Saudi Arabia seen raising oil output to control rising prices

Russia, Saudi Arabia seen raising oil output to control rising prices

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Saudi Arabia and Russia are likely to agree to raise oil production next month in a bid to ease consumer worries about higher energy prices, their energy ministers have said. Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Faleh and his Russian counterpart, Aleksandr Novak, both said at an […]

70 percent of Saudi electricity used for air conditioning

70 percent of Saudi electricity used for air conditioning

by WorldTribune Staff, May 23, 2018 The 10-day forecast for Riyadh shows high temperatures from 102 to 105 and lows ranging from 79 to 84. Is it any wonder that Saudi Arabia uses 70 percent of its electricity for air conditioning? Researchers at King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah said that electricity use for air conditioning […]

Iran officials burn U.S. flag, Gulf states back Trump decision on nuclear deal

Iran officials burn U.S. flag, Gulf states back Trump decision on nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2018 As Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies on May 9 were welcoming U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, members of Iranian parliament were burning the American flag in protest. “Iran used economic gains from the lifting of sanctions to continue its […]

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