By Dr. Arshad M. Khan*
Will there be war with Iran? Will there not be war with Iran? The questions are being asked repeatedly in the media even though a single carrier task force is steaming up.. Eurasia Review - Published
Donald Trump wants, above all, to conclude a new agreement with Iran to be able to put his name on it and to be congratulated in the eyes of the whole world. He does not fundamentally wish regime.. Eurasia Review - Published
According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran will continue to export oil despite US pressure aimed at reducing the country's crude shipments to zero. In..
In an interview on CBS "Face the Nation", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated his charge that a group of foreign powers plus President Donald Trump's national security advisor John..
The United States must be prepared for consequences if it tries to stop Iran from selling oil and using the Strait of Hormuz, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Wednesday. Zachary..
Reuters reports that oil prices skyrocketed to near six-month highs on Tuesday as President Trump tightened sanctions on Iran. The increase sent shares of energy companies higher but overall failed to..
According to Reuters, Crude oil jumped almost 3% on Monday after the United States said it will tighten a clamp-down on Iranian oil exports in May while U.S. equities were little changed as Wall Street..
According to Reuters, the United States demanded a cut off of Iranian oil exports to major importers like China and India who had been granted exemptions from sanctions. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo..
Washington’s policy of exerting maximum pressure on Tehran, in response to its spoiler regional role and weapons development, is putting the two capitals on a confrontational path entailing dire.. Eurasia Review - Published
A fully loaded Chinese oil tanker ploughing its way eastwards from two Iranian oil terminals raises questions of how far Beijing is willing to go in defying US sanctions amid a mounting US military.. Eurasia Review - Published
BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its world markets open. Wang Yi, whose country has been a.. Seattle Times - Published
A tanker carrying Iranian fuel oil has reached its destination at a Chinese port and has unloaded its cargo in storage tanks, Reuters reports, citing shipping data. The shipment violates U.S. sanctions.. OilPrice.com - Published
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) BAGHDAD, May 16 (KUNA) -- Iraq has contingency plans for any stoppage to Iranian oil imports for its power grid but hopes no such disruption wi... MENAFN.com - Published
Hegemons are never going to sound too sensible when they lock horns or joust in spats of childish anger. Power corrupts, not merely in terms of perspective but language, and making sense about the next.. Eurasia Review - Published
By Faisal Mrza*
It is surely no coincidence that Tuesday’s attack on energy facilities in the Kingdom came just two days after four commercial ships, including two Saudi oil tankers, were.. Eurasia Review - Published
The Iranian ambassador to the United Kingdom has warned Europe it has 60 days to ease Iranian oil gross sales or else see the tip of the nuclear deal as tensions upward push with the United States... The News Articles - Published
European firms can still buy oil from Iran as some companies don’t have interests in the United States and aren’t concerned about the U.S. sanctions on Tehran, former Iranian foreign minister Kamal.. OilPrice.com - Published
Iran's foreign minister has met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi, days after India decided to follow U.S. restrictions on buying Iranian oil. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif will hold talks with external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday. India was Iran's top oil client after China, but halted imports after Washington reimposed.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Reuters •Reuters India
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW DELHI, May 14 (KUNA) -- Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday held talks with her Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Za... MENAFN.com - Published
Just one Indian refiner has agreed to buy additional crude oil supply from Saudi Arabia to compensate for the loss of Iranian barrels, as India’s firms have been looking for months to diversify their.. OilPrice.com - Published
Dublin, May 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Fuel Oil Market 2019-2023" report has been added to *ResearchAndMarkets.com's* offering.
The fuel oil market will register a CAGR of nearly 1% by.. GlobeNewswire - Published
Only one Indian buyer of Iranian oil has taken up Saudi Arabia's offer of additional oil to make up for the loss of supplies from Tehran due to U.S. sanctions, taking an extra 2 million barrels from.. Reuters India - Published
By Abdulrahman Al-Rashed*
War with the Iranian regime has seemed a real possibility many times in the past four decades, but never happened. So are the threats this time real or idle?
For.. Eurasia Review - Published
It was a question that just as recently as last week was still undecided. Would Beijing kowtow to Washington’s demand that it stop importing Iranian oil at the start of May after the 180-day import.. OilPrice.com - Published
(RFE/RL) — The United States has bolstered its firepower in the Middle East and the Persian Gulf, deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to counter what Washington sees as.. Eurasia Review - Published
By Luke Coffey*
In the early days of the Trump administration, many doubted the US leader’s willingness to tackle the problems with Iran inherited from the previous administration.
Trump had.. Eurasia Review - Published
China’s two largest oil companies, CNPC and Sinopec have not ordered any Iranian oil cargoes to load this month after the expiry of the sanction waivers Washington had granted China and seven other.. OilPrice.com - Published
Syria received its first foreign oil supplies for six months last week, with the arrival of two shipments including one from Iran, a source familiar with Iranian oil shipments said, easing the war-torn.. Reuters - Published
China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec Group) and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the country's top state-owned refiners, are skipping Iranian oil purchases for loading in May after Washington ended.. Reuters India - Published
Iran’s oil exports are plunging. Waivers on U.S. sanctions for Iranian oil purchases expired earlier this month, and there is evidence that most countries are steering clear of running afoul of.. OilPrice.com - Published
Mounting uncertainty over oil supply disruptions are clouding OPEC’s outlook on global supply for the rest of this year, a month and a half before the cartel is set to decide whether to extend its.. OilPrice.com - Published
Saudi Arabia has received several “moderate” requests to replace Iranian oil next month, Bloomberg reports, citing an anonymous source familiar with Riyadh’s oil plans. The report comes on the.. OilPrice.com - Published
The European Union will defend the Iran nuclear accord despite Tehran's decision to backtrack on its commitments in response to US sanctions, diplomats believe, but European powers expect it to.. IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •Reuters India •Reuters
China imported around 800,000 bpd of crude from Iran in April—the highest amount that Iran’s top oil customer purchased since August last year—as Chinese refiners rushed to buy Iranian oil ahead.. OilPrice.com - Published