Politics

Iran says it will support extending the deal until the end of 2018
18 October 12:29 AM Iran backs extension of OPEC output deal
Mubasher: Iran said it would support extending the production cut agreement by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to the end of next year, Bloomberg reported. The deputy minister for trade and international affairs at the …
The EU urged the United States Congress not to impose sanctions on Iran
16 October 09:55 PM EU reiterates its support for the Iran deal
Mubasher: The European Union (EU) has on Monday reaffirmed its support for the Iran nuclear deal, which was recently criticized by the US President Donald Trump, who threatened to terminate it and adopt a tougher policy against Iran. The EU has …
Commitment to the OPEC output agreement amounted to 86% year-to-date
15 October 06:00 PM Supply levels, geopolitical risks to shape oil market in 2018
By: Moslem Ali Cairo - Mubasher: The change in the US policy towards Iran could impact oil markets, after American President Donald Trump refused to renew the Iran nuclear deal. Trump has threatened not to certify the deal and even terminate it, …
Qatar face the risks of slower economic growth and decline in investors’ confidence
14 October 01:06 AM Qatari growth to decline on Arab boycott - WB
Mubasher: Economic growth in Qatar is slowing down, according to a recent report by the World Bank Group on the economic outlook in the Middle East and North Africe (MENA) region. The MENA Economic Monitor report expects Qatari growth rate to …
El-Sisi declares 3-month state of emergency
12 October 01:56 PM El-Sisi declares 3-month state of emergency
Cairo – Mubasher: Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has declared a state of emergency in the country for three months. The state of emergency is set to be implemented from 1:00 am on Friday, 13 October, according to a presidential statement …
Erdogan said that John Bass is no longer considered an envoy of the United States
10 October 11:06 PM Turkish president blames US ambassador for diplomatic crisis
Mubasher: The president of Turkey has attacked the American ambassador to his country, accusing him of evoking a diplomatic crisis between the two countries, saying that he is no longer considered an envoy of the United States. Recceb Tayyip …
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3 October 09:24 PM Scotland announces complete ban on fracking
Mubasher: The Scottish government has announced on Tuesday a ban on fracking, as reported earlier by the BBC. Scotland’s energy minister Paul Wheelhouse told the parliament that the practice "cannot and will not take place in Scotland". He said …