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Oil crawls up amid Mideast tensions; weak demand outlook caps gains

Oil prices nudged higher on Thursday amid Middle East tensions and after weekly U.S. crude stocks dropped more than expected, but gains were stemmed by a fragile demand outlook on increasing signs of ...

Oil crawls up amid Mideast tensions; weak demand outlook caps gains

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Oil advances as markets eye MidEast worries, but weak demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid lingering Middle East tensions and after U.S. crude stocks dropped more than expected, but gains were stemme...
2019-07-25, 06:39

Oil rises on Mideast tensions, glum demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged up on Tuesday on concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but a weaker demand outlook kept a lid on gains, hel...
2019-07-23, 10:13

Oil advances amid concerns in the Middle East, but weak demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid lingering Middle East tensions and after U.S. crude stocks dropped more than expected, but gains were stemme...
2019-07-25, 06:00

Oil rises alongside equities, but downbeat OPEC outlook caps gains Oil prices on Friday rebounded from a two-day drop, alongside equities as expectations of further stimulus by central banks helped to ease recession ...
2019-08-16, 23:52

Samsung Electronics profit guidance beats expectations on one-off gains, outlook weak Samsung Electronics Co Ltd forecast a steep plunge in its second-quarter operating profit as the U.S.-China trade war wreaks havoc in global chip an...
2019-07-05, 04:39

Oil rises on supply cuts, Mideast tensions; trade worries cap gains Oil futures rose on Tuesday as Middle East tensions and OPEC supply cuts kept global benchmark Brent crude above $64 a barrel, while gains were limit...
2019-07-09, 22:52

METALS-Copper falls on weak demand; set to snap 3 weeks of gains London copper prices fell on Friday and were heading for their first weekly drop in a month, as sluggish demand outlook and rising supplies pressured...
2019-07-05, 12:52

Healthcare limits stock gains; oil prices drop on weak demand forecast A broad index of stocks around the world pared gains slightly on Thursday as healthcare shares limited Wall Street's rise, while oil prices turned lo...
2019-07-11, 22:13

Oil falls on dim OPEC demand outlook, pares gains from Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices fell on Thursday as OPEC forecast slower demand for its crude next year, with crude futures easing from their highest in more than a month...
2019-07-11, 22:13

Oil advances on Gulf tensions but demand concerns cap gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid Middle East tensions and a big fall in weekly U.S. crude stocks, but gains were stemmed by a frail demand ou...
2019-07-25, 10:26

METALS-Base metals decline as weak China data dents demand outlook Prices for industrial metals fell on Monday as data from China showed exports unexpectedly fell in August, pointing to further weakness in the world'...
2019-09-09, 12:00

METALS-Base metals fall as weak China data dents demand outlook Prices for industrial metals fell on Monday as data from China showed exports unexpectedly fell in August, pointing to further weakness in the world'...
2019-09-09, 07:13

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the P...
2019-06-21, 07:39

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply ...
2019-06-18, 17:26

US-registered planes barred over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of ...
2019-06-21, 07:00

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its for...
2019-05-24, 03:00

U.S. Stocks Slip Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global econo...
2019-09-03, 16:52

U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global econo...
2019-09-04, 11:39

Air China to suspend Beijing-Hawaii flights amid weak travel demand Air China will suspend its flights on the Beijing-Hawaii route from Aug. 27 after a review of its network, China's flagship carrier said on Tuesday, ...
2019-08-06, 09:00

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting...
2019-06-14, 11:13

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices rose on Friday, with Brent crude heading for its first weekly gain in five weeks on tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S...
2019-06-21, 03:39

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for c...
2019-06-19, 07:52

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in t...
2019-06-21, 11:13

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tens...
2019-06-19, 02:52

Small-Caps Extend Gains as Growth Worries Recede Small-cap stocks are regaining some of their shine as hopes for lower interest rates and optimism about coming trade talks have lifted sentiment abou...
2019-09-12, 01:13

Asia stocks edge up on Mexico reprieve but Sino-U.S. rift caps gains Asian stocks made modest gains on Tuesday after the Trump administration shelved plans for tariffs against Mexico, lifting Wall Street, however, fres...
2019-06-11, 03:52

METALS-Nickel rises on supply fears but strong dollar caps gains Nickel prices in London rose on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked concerns about supply of the input material for stainl...
2019-06-17, 11:13

General Electric CEO affirms weak forecasts, signaling stable outlook General Electric Co Chief Executive Officer Larry Culp affirmed the ailing conglomerate's weak forecasts for 2019 and beyond on Wednesday, a potentia...
2019-05-22, 19:39

FedEx tumbles 13% on weak 2020 outlook, brokers cut price targets Shares of FedEx Corp fell about 13% on Wednesday after the package delivery company slashed its 2020 profit outlook, blaming trade tensions and its ...
2019-09-18, 18:13

MIDEAST STOCKS-Emaar lifts Dubai to eight-month high; weak earnings hurt Saudi Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates outperformed the region on Tuesday thanks to their blue-chip developers, while disappointing corporate earn...
2019-07-23, 16:52

Oil edges further above $63 on Mideast tensions Oil edged further above $63 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by rising tensions in the Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week, ...
2019-07-23, 11:13

Oil up more than 1% on Mideast tensions and supply cuts Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts as well as continued crude disruptions from Russia...
2019-05-27, 20:52

Canada Goose shares are cratering more than 20% on the luxury coat maker's weak sales outlook Canada Goose shares are falling after the high-end coat maker missed quarterly sales estimates and said it expects slower sales growth in the coming ...
2019-05-29, 16:13

Oil rises on U.S. stock decline, Mideast tensions Oil prices rose 1% on Wednesday, supported by a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and tensions over Iran, but concern about global oil demand capped fu...
2019-07-24, 20:26

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Hexagon's weak outlook pulls down European shares ahead of U.S. jobs data European shares snapped its six-day winning streak on Friday as industrial stocks slid after Sweden's Hexagon gave a downbeat outlook blaming the U.S...
2019-07-05, 12:52

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi extends gains, other markets ease ahead of earnings Saudi Arabia's stock market rose for a sixth day with banks leading the rally on the back of a positive earnings outlook, while most other Gulf bours...
2019-07-15, 17:13

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi extends gains as global rally lifts most of Gulf Saudi Arabia's stock market rose for a fifth straight day on Monday as most major Gulf bourses gained, reflecting positive global market sentiment af...
2019-07-01, 15:39

Pentagon chief focuses on China despite Mideast tensions JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Tensions may be high in the Middle East, but the man chosen by President Donald Trump to run the Pentagon is turning his fo...
2019-05-29, 18:39

Dow gains 300 points on hopes of an interest rate cut after weak jobs report The Dow jumped in afternoon trading after weaker-than-expected hiring appeared to increase the odds the Fed will have to cut interest rates soon. &...
2019-06-07, 22:39

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil shares end 4-day run of gains, hit by weak China data Brazilian shares broke a four-day run of gains on Tuesday, mirroring declines in global stocks after weak China data fueled growth concerns, while cu...
2019-09-10, 23:39

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade war truce lifts Gulf markets, Dubai leads gains Most major Gulf markets gained on Sunday, reacting to positive global market sentiment after the United States and China agreed to a trade war truce ...
2019-06-30, 17:00

MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets reverse course, Kuwait extends gains on MSCI upgrade Most major Middle East markets clawed back earlier losses on Wednesday largely on back of their financial stocks, while Kuwait rose for the fifth str...
2019-07-03, 17:00

Oil falls after Saudi assurances on market balance, Mideast tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia reiterated it would aim to keep the market balanced and try to reduce tensions in the Middle East, whil...
2019-05-22, 05:26

Economic stimulus lifts shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices rose on Friday as economic stimulus around the world helped eased fears over slowing growth, while crude oil prices climbed on con...
2019-09-20, 09:52

Wall St. gains as weak private jobs data raises rate cut bets U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday as expectations of an interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve were boosted by weak private sector jobs growth and on h...
2019-06-05, 21:13

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as weak economic data hints at global slowdown Gold prices rose on Tuesday buoyed by a safe-haven sentiment emanating from weak global manufacturing data that hinted at an economic slowdown, a day...
2019-07-02, 04:26

UK Car Output Slumps Nearly 11% In July On Weak Export Demand Car demand has been hit by a number of factors in recent months including a slump in sales of diesel vehicles in Europe and weakening demand in China...
2019-08-29, 14:26

Oil falls 3% as trade war concerns hit demand outlook Global oil benchmark Brent futures fell more than 3% on Monday on global growth concerns after U.S. President Donald Trump last week threatened China...
2019-08-06, 00:26

Oil edges up on U.S. stocks fall, Mideast tensions, trade talk signs Oil prices nudged higher on Wednesday on rising tensions over Iran, a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and positive signs on Sino-U.S. talks, although...
2019-07-24, 10:39

UN envoy warns Mideast tensions could deal huge blow to Iraq U.N. envoy for Iraq is warning that tensions in the Middle East could deal “a huge blow” to efforts to rebuild a stable and prosperous country follow...
2019-08-29, 01:39

Mexico's dependence on U.S. demand spells trouble for weak economy Under the threat of U.S. trade tariffs, Mexico's president has pledged to make his country less reliant on U.S. demand. But exports to its northern n...
2019-08-01, 23:13

Oil prices fall as trade war concerns hit demand outlook Oil prices fell on Monday on renewed global economic growth concerns after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to escalate a trade war with China ...
2019-08-05, 15:52

IMF warns of trade tensions in global outlook downgrade With uncertainty on the horizon, the IMF has downgraded its outlook for the world's economic output. It warned that US tariffs on European cars, a no...
2019-07-23, 18:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Economy hopes support shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears over slowing growth, while crude oil prices climbed on c...
2019-09-20, 05:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Economic stimulus lifts shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices rose on Friday as economic stimulus around the world helped eased fears over slowing growth, while crude oil prices climbed on con...
2019-09-20, 08:39

Tesla Fights Back on Weak Demand Claims With Big Delivery Push Elon Musk is making calls, Renault doesn’t want human sacrifice, and the United Auto Workers is trying again in Chattanooga. All that and more in The...
2019-05-30, 17:00

Paint Maker PPG Posts Lower Sales on Weak Industrial Demand PPG said weak demand from industrial clients is hurting sales, challenging the company’s decision to keep its paint and coatings businesses joined to...
2019-07-18, 16:00

Gold Prices Fall On Low Demand, Weak Global Trend: 10 Things To Know Gold prices fell on Tuesday after touching an all-time high in the yesterday's session. Gold prices fell by Rs 250 to Rs 35,720 per 10 grams in Delhi...
2019-07-23, 16:39

Market outlook: Stocks post best 1st half since 1997. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17.4% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.    ...
2019-06-28, 23:39

Oil edges down on lower demand outlook, U.S.-China trade dispute Oil prices edged lower on Monday amid worries about an economic slowdown and the Sino-U.S. trade war, which have led to a cut in the growth outlook f...
2019-08-12, 09:26

Oil prices slip as demand outlook, trade dispute weigh International benchmark Brent crude futures were at $58.35 a barrel by 0249 GMT, down 18 cents, or 0.3%, from their previous settlement. U.S. crude f...
2019-08-12, 11:00

Oil extends decline after slump on high inventories, demand outlook Oil prices fell for a second day on Thursday, extending declines of as much as 4% in the previous session, on continued increases in U.S. crude stock...
2019-06-13, 09:00

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook fo...
2019-06-02, 04:52

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares gain on economy hopes, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears of economic deceleration while crude oil prices climbed ...
2019-09-20, 05:26

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks make cautious gains as weak data boosts stimulus hopes Asian stocks eked out modest gains on Monday, amid a cautious market mood as investors pinned expectations on likely stimulus to support growth in th...
2019-09-09, 05:39

UPDATE 2-Weak snacks demand, international challenges hit General Mills sales Cheerios maker General Mills Inc's quarterly sales fell short of Wall Street estimates on Wednesday, hit by weak demand for its baking products and s...
2019-09-18, 17:26

UPDATE 1-TalkTalk, buoyed by strong fibre demand, reiterates outlook British broadband provider TalkTalk added 118,000 new customers to its fibre product in the three months to end June, helping it to reiterate its ful...
2019-07-17, 10:52

Boeing raises outlook for airplane demand while Airbus rolls out new model Boeing said the airline industry will need 44,040 new commercial airplanes by 2038. The market value of those planes would reach $6.8 trillion, up fr...
2019-06-17, 15:52

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out bulls Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in respon...
2019-07-22, 13:52

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf tensions weigh on Saudi market, Abu Dhabi extends winning streak Saudi Arabia's stock market dropped on Monday as banks and petrochemical shares weighed on the index against a backdrop of political tensions in the ...
2019-07-22, 16:26

UPDATE 2-Carnival cuts 2019 profit on Cuba travel ban, weak Europe demand Carnival Corp cut its profit forecast for the year on Thursday, anticipating a hit from the Trump administration's sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and ...
2019-06-20, 15:13

UPDATE 3-Trump's Cuba cruise ban, weak Europe demand dent Carnival's forecast Carnival Corp cut its full-year profit forecast on Thursday, anticipating a hit from the Trump administration's sudden ban on cruises to Cuba and wea...
2019-06-20, 18:26

UPDATE 1-DuPont quarterly sales miss estimates on weak demand in auto industry Chemicals company DuPont posted lower-than-expected quarterly revenue on Thursday, hurt by weak demand for its product in the electronics and automot...
2019-08-01, 13:39

Delta Gains From MAX Grounding and High Demand Delta Air Lines raised its profit outlook for this year, as strong travel demand and the diminished capacity of competitors with grounded Boeing 737 ...
2019-07-11, 14:13

China's Geely posts 40% slump in first-half profit, sees uncertain demand outlook China's Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday first-half net profit skid 40% amid a sustained downturn in the world's biggest auto market,...
2019-08-21, 12:00

Oil jumps as OPEC gets set to extend production cut and China-US trade truce helps demand outlook Oil surged on Monday after OPEC+ agreed to extend production cuts and the trade truce between the U.S. and China boosted sentiment for the commodity ...
2019-07-01, 18:00

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks fall as Almarai disappoints, Kuwait extends gains Saudi stocks fell on Sunday in response to a fall in profits at food company Almarai and weakness in blue-chip stocks, while the Kuwait index rose fo...
2019-07-07, 17:52

Oil gains as Iran tensions outweigh U.S. supply boom Oil prices rose on Tuesday as tensions in the Middle East outweighed the impact of a resumption of production in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane B...
2019-07-16, 13:39

Oil gains after Iran tensions, stocks at seven-week highs Oil prices built on recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows from the Middle East, while a gauge of globa...
2019-06-21, 19:39

Exxon expects weak gas prices to offset gains from higher crude prices Exxon Mobil Corp said on Monday that in the second quarter it expects higher oil prices and refining margins compared to the prior quarter, but the g...
2019-07-01, 15:39

Wall St. gains on easing trade tensions, strong ADP jobs data U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on hopes of a de-escalation in trade tensions after Washington and Beijing agreed to hold high-level talks next month, w...
2019-09-05, 17:39

Asian shares edge up, trade, geopolitical tensions cap gains; focus on Fed meeting Asian stocks inched higher on Monday, with a rebound in the Hong Kong market helping the mood, as investors remained cautious ahead of a closely-watc...
2019-06-17, 08:01

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya oil field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and af...
2019-07-22, 09:13

Intuit Raises Outlook Amid TurboTax Scrutiny Intuit raised its profit and sales outlook for the year, citing strong results in the latest quarter despite mounting legislative scrutiny over the b...
2019-05-24, 01:52

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses in the previous session, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran...
2019-07-19, 22:00

JGB yields fall in line with Treasuries amid weak China, U.S. data Japanese government bond (JGB) yields mostly slid on Monday, tracking a decline in U.S. Treasury yields, after weak data out of China and the United ...
2019-09-09, 12:00

FOCUS-Oil service firms eye new survival tactics amid weak U.S. market Packers Plus Energy Services, a company built on the North American shale oil boom, is turning to the Middle East to weather a new round of spending ...
2019-07-17, 21:13

Dow drops more than 300 points amid new US-China tariffs, weak US manufacturing data Stocks fell on Tuesday, the first trading day of the month, after the world's two largest economies began imposing new tariffs on each other...
2019-09-03, 18:00

METALS-Base metals decline on poor demand outlook from China Industrial metals prices fell on Tuesday on concerns about demand from top consumer China following data that could signal weakness in the world's se...
2019-09-17, 11:52

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks drag Saudi market lower amid uncertainty over Fed policy Saudi Arabian stocks were dragged lower by declining financial stocks on Thursday amid uncertainty over Federal Reserve policy following the release ...
2019-08-22, 16:52

Nikkei gains as trade tensions ease; Apple suppliers, chip-related shares outperform Japan's Nikkei rose for a third straight day on Tuesday as investors tiptoed back into equities amid signs of a slight easing of trade tensions betwe...
2019-08-20, 09:39

S&P downgrades outlook for some German banks amid risks for industry The ratings agency Standard & Poor's on Wednesday downgraded the outlooks for a handful of unlisted yet large German banks amid growing risks to the ...
2019-09-18, 17:26

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian ...
2019-06-03, 09:52

Oil steadies as Middle East tensions counter demand worries, set for weekly fall Oil prices steadied on Friday after steep losses in the previous session, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, but weighe...
2019-07-19, 18:39

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market play...
2019-08-14, 20:13

Euro zone sees economic outlook worsening amid uncertain U.S. trade policy The European Commission lowered its forecast on Wednesday for the euro zone economy next year, saying that uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a...
2019-07-10, 12:13

METALS-Nickel extends gains amid Indonesia supply disruption Nickel prices rose further on the London Metal Exchange on Monday as mining disruptions in key producer Indonesia sparked supply concerns about the s...
2019-06-17, 06:26

Sensex Gains Over 150 Points, Nifty Crosses 11,700 Amid Choppy Trade Domestic stock markets started Tuesday's session on a higher note to break a four-day fall, a day after credit ratings major Fitch cut India's econom...
2019-06-18, 07:39

Oil gains amid U.S.-China trade deal hopes, ECB talk of easing policy Oil prices extended gains into a second session on Wednesday, buoyed by rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and potential economic stimulus f...
2019-06-19, 11:13

Oil inches up amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday amid lingering concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but an overall weaker demand outlook...
2019-07-23, 07:26

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were e...
2019-06-13, 19:13

Fertilizer StocksWilt Amid Trade Tensions Shares of farm-supply companies came under further pressure following disappointing quarterly results from fertilizer maker Mosaic Co. amid an escala...
2019-08-06, 23:39

U.S. Stocks Rise Amid Global Tensions U.S. stocks rose in early trading while equities abroad dropped as protests in Hong Kong, a political shake-up in Argentina and trade tensions added ...
2019-08-13, 15:52

Passenger Car Sales Fall 26% In May Amid Low Demand: 10 Things To Know Passenger car sales in the country stood at 1,47,546 units last month, marking a year-on-year decline of 26.03 per cent, data from industry body SIAM...
2019-06-12, 08:39

Amid Growth Plunge, Why There's An Almost 7% Rise In Power Demand The states of Haryana and Gujarat, also manufacturing hubs, saw electricity requirement growing at a weaker 2.9 per centand 5.3 per cent compared wit...
2019-09-04, 09:13

METALS-Base metals fall amid trade uncertainty, weak China data Industrial metals declined on Thursday amid a lack of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade dispute and weak data from top metals consumer China...
2019-06-13, 07:39

Russia denies visas to two U.S. senators, amid G7 tensions Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said Russia refused to grant them visas for a visit to Moscow next week, amid disagreement within Washington ...
2019-08-27, 22:52

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of ne...
2019-05-24, 09:39

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cemen...
2019-06-05, 16:00

Tunisia kicks off presidential campaign amid tensions Tunisia’s 26 presidential candidates have launched their campaigns in a political climate marked by uncertainty, corruption allegations and worries a...
2019-09-02, 17:39

Russia denies visa to U.S. senator amid G7 tensions Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Murphy said on Tuesday that Russia had denied him a visa, amid disagreement within Washington and among U.S. allies ove...
2019-08-27, 20:00

US squadron of F-15E fighters arrive in UAE amid Iran tensions A squadron of American F-15E Strike Eagles arrived in United Arab Emirates on Thursday as part of reinforcements against the Iranian threat as announ...
2019-06-18, 19:13

Oil Prices Rise Amid Tensions in Persian Gulf Crude prices climbed as investors reacted to the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and the West, though ample global oil supply could keep c...
2019-07-22, 19:13

Iran’s Supreme Leader Says ‘No Talks’ With the U.S. Amid Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s supreme leader announced on Tuesday that “there will be no talks with the U.S. at any level” — ...
2019-09-17, 17:26

Far-right rally in Hungary amid renewed tensions with Roma TOROSZENTMIKLOS, Hungary (AP) — A small far-right party has held a rally in a rural Hungarian city, exploiting renewed tensions with some of the loca...
2019-05-21, 22:26

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the...
2019-05-29, 04:52

US fast-food workers demand better pay amid growing violence A bill making its way through the Senate would set the hourly wage at $15 nationwide, to be enacted over six yearsMaria Torres followed eight sprinti...
2019-08-04, 23:52

Gold Price Edges Lower To Rs 35,500 Per 10 Grams Amid Low Demand Gold prices in Delhi fell by Rs 70 per 10 grams to Rs 35,500 per 10 grams on Wednesday, amid low demand from jewellers and weakness in the global mar...
2019-07-17, 18:13

Germany's Muslims demand better protection amid increased threats Germany's Muslims feel increasingly threatened after a number of recent bomb scares at mosques. Now, the heads of the country's leading Muslim associ...
2019-07-25, 07:39

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
2019-05-25, 11:52

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analyst...
2019-06-01, 10:13

Britain sends second warship to gulf amid tensions with Iran: Sky Britain is sending a second warship to the Gulf amid growing tensions with Iran after Royal Marines seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibralt...
2019-07-12, 13:52

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and he...
2019-06-16, 12:26

Additional US fighter planes sent to Gulf amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says nearly a dozen Air Force F-22 stealth fighters have deployed to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. They are pa...
2019-06-28, 20:26

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
2019-05-25, 13:52

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal ...
2019-05-23, 17:26

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures down amid concerns over trade tensions Futures for Canada's main stock index were indicating a lower open on Friday, mirroring weaker global markets on the back of ongoing trade tensions b...
2019-08-09, 14:00

Global Stocks Fall Amid Political and Trade Tensions Equities fell and benchmark U.S. government bonds reached a 52-week low as political uncertainties in Europe and disappointing economic data added to...
2019-05-23, 12:39

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
2019-06-15, 13:00

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
2019-06-21, 15:26

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
2019-06-15, 15:00

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move ...
2019-07-09, 10:52

Trump freezes Venezuelan government assets amid tensions The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with Nicolas Maduro that places his socialist ad...
2019-08-06, 19:39

US Warship Sails In South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the US military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at...
2019-08-28, 18:26

Amid Tensions, Iran's Crude Buyers Jump Ship One month after the Trump administration said it would tighten its ban on Iran’s oil sales, the country’s direct crude buyers have all but vanished, ...
2019-05-27, 21:26

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops ...
2019-05-25, 05:39

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and...
2019-06-16, 20:39

PM Khan: Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, amid tensions with India Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday, amid tensions with arch-rival India after New Delhi revoked t...
2019-09-03, 00:00

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for nego...
2019-05-21, 17:52

China Rejects U.S. Warship’s Visit Amid Trade War Tensions The denial of a port visit to Qingdao came in the same month that two U.S. ships were denied permission to dock in Hong Kong, according to the United...
2019-08-28, 11:39

Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions Philippine President Duterte is once again visiting China, this time to discuss contentious issues like the territorial row over the South China Sea....
2019-08-27, 18:26

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
2019-06-22, 18:00

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chi...
2019-07-14, 04:13

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south...
2019-07-20, 04:00

U.K.-Iranian Academic Is Arrested in Iran Amid Tanker Tensions An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in ...
2019-08-14, 20:39

Iran supreme leader criticizes president amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the ...
2019-05-22, 21:00

Kuwait's ruler in Baghdad amid rising Gulf tensions Kuwait's ruling emir arrived on a state visit to Iraq on Wednesday and is expected to discuss escalating regional tensions after attacks on oil tanke...
2019-06-19, 16:26

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nu...
2019-05-27, 06:52

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. ...
2019-05-29, 01:52

The Latest: Kuwait's emir in Baghdad amid regional tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kuwait's emir has ...
2019-06-19, 14:13

Global Stocks Uneven Amid U.S.-China Trade War Tensions Asian markets ended lower, but shares on Wall Street and in European markets rose after President Trump and Beijing officials publicly discussed pote...
2019-08-26, 22:00

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise ...
2019-05-31, 10:39

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign ...
2019-07-01, 13:00

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid...
2019-07-13, 22:39

China's Yuan Hits 11-Year Low Amid Trade Tensions The plunge past 7.0 prompted Washington to officially brand Beijing a "currency manipulator". China's central bank has "resolutely opposed" the label...
2019-08-26, 20:26

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid te...
2019-06-29, 10:13

Iran Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its col...
2019-06-20, 13:00

OPEC weighs extension of output cuts amid slackening demand VIENNA (AP) — The oil producers’ cartel, OPEC, is considering a six- to nine-month extension of its current deal to cut production, facing a we...
2019-07-01, 11:13

China's soybean demand remains strong amid massive hog losses China's appetite for soybeans to feed livestock seems to be holding remarkably strong amid reports that the nation has lost 20 to 70 percent of its h...
2019-08-02, 20:13

METALS-Shanghai copper slumps to 2-year low amid demand worries Shanghai copper plunged to a two-year low on Thursday, tracking weakness in London's overnight session, due to mounting concerns about slowing global...
2019-06-06, 09:00

Dorian brings 'fury' to Bahamas as it crawls toward US Hurricane Dorian has caused "devastating" damage as it moves across the Bahamas and toward Florida on a hard-to-predict route. Experts warn of a life...
2019-09-02, 04:52

Pakistan carries out missile test launch amid Kashmir tensions Pakistan announced Thursday that it had successfully tested a surface-to-surface missile with the capacity of carrying various types of warheads over...
2019-08-30, 05:13

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured an...
2019-05-27, 22:39

Hong Kong police fight with protesters amid rising tensions Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the Chinese terr...
2019-07-14, 18:26

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes ...
2019-06-10, 13:13

Fire At Saudi Aramco Facility Amid Tensions Over Attacks On Tankers A fire that broke out before dawn at a Saudi Aramco facility in the eastern city of Abqaiq has been brought under control, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV ...
2019-09-14, 09:39

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year...
2019-06-06, 08:13

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week...
2019-05-31, 00:13

China denies Qingdao port visit for US warship amid tensions China has denied a request for a U.S. Navy warship to visit the Chinese port city of Qingdao in recent days, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on ...
2019-08-28, 09:13

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington ove...
2019-06-20, 13:00

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force pre...
2019-05-24, 18:39

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frid...
2019-05-24, 19:01

What to Know about the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the ...
2019-07-22, 17:39

The Latest: Israel holds army drill amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Isr...
2019-06-19, 11:39

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That ...
2019-07-20, 02:26

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, a move likely to anger Beijin...
2019-08-28, 17:39

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frid...
2019-05-25, 12:52

US STOCKS-Futures slide amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions a...
2019-08-13, 15:26

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions with Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, r...
2019-08-08, 02:52

Trump's personal assistant resigns from White House amid tensions A personal assistant to President Trump who had been with the administration since Trump took office, Madeleine Westerhout, abruptly resigned Thursda...
2019-08-30, 15:39

US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US industrial production rebounded 0.4% in May, but manufacturing struggled amid trade tensions. The post US industrial production ...
2019-06-14, 15:39

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran...
2019-05-24, 21:26

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East – mostly in a protective role — amid...
2019-05-24, 19:39

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construct...
2019-06-03, 01:00

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid...
2019-07-18, 06:39

Joe Biden pleads for party unity amid tensions over segregationist remarks Joe Biden is pleading for party unity after a week of harsh attacks from his presidential rivals. “Here’s the deal — whomever the Democratic nominee ...
2019-06-22, 19:26

Shares across Asia fall sharply amid US-Chinese trade tensions Investors seek safe havens such as US treasuries and gold as the superpower standoff shows no sign of being resolvedShares in Australia and across As...
2019-08-26, 09:39

Dianne Feinstein had dinner meeting with Iranian minister amid US tensions Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with the Iranian foreign minister for dinner even as the Trump administration sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the ...
2019-05-23, 17:26

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalat...
2019-05-22, 13:52

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate...
2019-08-01, 04:52

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
2019-06-23, 20:39

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Departm...
2019-08-03, 08:39

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwe...
2019-06-23, 00:26

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police t...
2019-06-11, 00:13

Dorian brings 'fury' to Bahamas as it crawls toward Florida Hurricane Dorian has caused "devastating" damage as it moves across the Bahamas and toward Florida on a hard-to-predict route. Experts warn of a life...
2019-09-02, 03:13

Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's December ...
2019-08-02, 17:26

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood,...
2019-06-01, 01:13

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global c...
2019-06-27, 19:26

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data re...
2019-05-31, 01:39

President Trump Says U.S. Warship Destroyed Iranian Drone Amid Heightened Tensions (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Tru...
2019-07-19, 01:52

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against...
2019-06-29, 02:52

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week,...
2019-06-18, 03:00

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a...
2019-07-12, 05:39

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data re...
2019-05-31, 00:13

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions As bellicose rhetoric between the US and Iran mounts, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration ne...
2019-06-21, 18:52

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a se...
2019-06-17, 03:13

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. int...
2019-05-24, 06:13

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incid...
2019-07-11, 04:39

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising ten...
2019-05-21, 15:13

U.S. oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incid...
2019-07-11, 04:13

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "a...
2019-06-22, 14:13

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and Nor...
2019-06-21, 14:26

This robot crawls along wind turbine blades looking for invisible flaws Wind turbines are a great source of clean power, but their apparent simplicity — just a big thing that spins — belie complex systems that wear down l...
2019-06-27, 21:00

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citin...
2019-05-25, 00:00

Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam's coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United Sta...
2019-08-24, 08:52

Oil lingers near 6-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half th...
2019-07-12, 14:00

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ende...
2019-05-21, 14:52

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico...
2019-06-07, 01:52

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic suppo...
2019-06-11, 08:26

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military informati...
2019-08-21, 14:26

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy warships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis...
2019-08-13, 22:13

Oil prices march to biggest weekly gain in months amid Middle East tensions Oil prices were on track for a more-than-7% jump this week, their biggest in months, as early trading on Friday saw gains extended on fresh tensions ...
2019-09-20, 08:13

Oil lingers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half th...
2019-07-12, 09:39

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-st...
2019-08-01, 09:13

India denies Pakistan's claims of illegal bombs amid renewed tensions over Kashmir Pakistan accused India on Saturday of using illegal cluster bombs, killing two civilians and wounding 11, in the contested Kashmir region that both c...
2019-08-04, 05:39

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.      ...
2019-06-24, 05:26

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'cred...
2019-05-24, 19:01

Sales of Japanese cars in South Korea slump amid growing diplomatic tensions Industry data out of South Korea on Monday showed Toyota Motor sales in the country tumbled 32% from a year earlier and Honda's sales skidded 34...
2019-08-05, 12:00

President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions LONDON (AP) — President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions. The post President Trump arrives in...
2019-06-03, 10:00

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, followin...
2019-06-24, 04:39

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, a...
2019-05-22, 07:13

Trump hosts US airline executives — and their Qatari rival — amid tensions over Gulf state subsidies Executives from United Airlines and American Airlines were "shocked" that state-owned airline Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker was also invited to th...
2019-07-20, 00:52

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U...
2019-06-28, 22:52

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.   &#...
2019-05-21, 17:13

| WATCH | With a 'handful of nuts, a protein bar' and snapped leg Australian hiker crawls to safety An Australian bushwalker who tumbled down a waterfall, snapping his leg in two, tells how he managed to crawl for two arduous days though scrub and f...
2019-09-18, 17:00

METALS-LME nickel rebounds amid broader gains in base metals London nickel prices rebounded on Tuesday after two sessions of declines, hovering around a one-year peak, while the base metals complex was broadly ...
2019-07-23, 05:52

Iran crisis: US-registered planes barred over parts of the Middle East amid tensions after drone strike The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a...
2019-06-21, 12:26

Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions Top diplomats of South Korea and Japan plan to meet their Chinese counterpart in Beijing next week amid a flare-up in tension over trade and history,...
2019-08-16, 13:26

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions. The post US officials:...
2019-05-24, 18:13

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the...
2019-08-05, 02:26

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensions as nuclear deal hangs in balance TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensions as nuclear deal hangs in balance. ...
2019-06-12, 19:26

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid U...
2019-06-13, 10:13

Iran detains United Arab Emirates-bound ship, crew for alleged diesel smuggling amid regional tensions: report Iran on Monday reportedly seized a vessel in the Persian Gulf for allegedly smuggling diesel to the United Arab Emirates -- a close ally of Saudi Ara...
2019-09-16, 19:00

CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains on Fed rate cut hopes, energy gains Canada's main stock index rose on Friday, buoyed by rising bets of a U.S. interest rate cut this month and gains in energy stocks due to higher crude...
2019-07-19, 16:39

Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right BERLIN (AP) — Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right. The post Exit poll: Ge...
2019-05-26, 18:26

METALS-Base metals fall on demand worries amid dragging trade war Industrial metals fell on Wednesday on worries over global demand amid an extended trade war between China and the United States that has showed no s...
2019-05-29, 09:52

China Detains FedEx Pilot Amid Rising U.S.-China Tensions The seizure of the pilot, allegedly because air-gun pellets were found in his luggage, marks the latest difficulty for foreign travelers and companie...
2019-09-20, 15:00

Tesla electric car demand is 'absolutely not' struggling, Elon Musk says amid investor concerns Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that demand for the company's electric vehicles is flagging.      ...
2019-06-12, 01:26

US Navy assists 2 tankers after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both....
2019-06-13, 15:26

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both....
2019-06-13, 20:26

Iran seizes vessel in Gulf 'for smuggling diesel fuel' amid heightened Saudi tensions Iran's Revolutionary Guards have reportedly seized a vessel in the Gulf for allegedly smuggling 250,000 litres of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emir...
2019-09-16, 15:00

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions....
2019-06-21, 07:00

Southwest flight attendant crawls into plane's overhead bin in Nashville: 'Is this a dream' In a video posted online by a passenger, the flight attendant is shown lying down in the plane's baggage compartment.     &...
2019-08-01, 16:00

All the Yankees Need to Know Is Inside Their Caps (or Their Pockets) As loads of data make playing each position ever more complex, several teams like the Yankees use paper cheat-sheets to keep their fielders where the...
2019-05-31, 06:52

Hedges caps Padres’ rally in 5-4 win vs Nationals SAN DIEGO (AP) — Austin Hedges’ RBI single with two outs in the ninth capped a two-run rally off Sean Doolittle and gave the San Diego Padres a...
2019-06-08, 09:13

Newman’s walk caps off Pittsburgh rally PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Newman walked with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to cap a four-run rally as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Diego P...
2019-06-24, 02:01

Why It Matters That Iran Is Busting Its Nuclear Caps A little over a year after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, Tehran’s government responded by bre...
2019-07-08, 23:52

Colorado law caps cost of insulin at $100 a month DENVER — People with diabetes in Colorado won’t have pay more than $100 a month for insulin under a new law. Gov. Jared Polis signed legislation Wedn...
2019-05-25, 00:00

Why It Matters If Iran Busts Its Nuclear Caps A little over a year after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, Tehran’s government responded by bre...
2019-07-05, 13:13

Why U.S. small caps may lag despite U.S.-China trade truce A truce in the trade war between the United States and China that pushed large-cap stocks to new record highs Monday does not appear to be enough to ...
2019-07-01, 23:39

ICANN lifts price caps on .org domains The internet registration outfit ICANN has agreed to remove price restrictions on .org domain names despite community outcry over the move.Now the ma...
2019-07-02, 23:13

100 caps and opener for Popp as Germany marches on Alexandra Popp celebrated her 100th appearance for Germany with the opening goal for the two-time world champion in its comfortable 3-0 win over Nige...
2019-06-22, 21:13

US Tells India It Is Considering Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sour...
2019-06-19, 21:52

Martin Fehervary is the prospect the Caps can’t stop gushing about “We’re all big fans of his,” director of player development Steve Richmond said of the defenseman in July. “I think he’s got a chance to play in the ...
2019-09-14, 05:13

Pope caps reform of Vatican bank with new statutes Pope Francis has approved new statutes for the Vatican Bank, making an external audit obligatory and introducing other changes to bolster reforms tha...
2019-08-10, 14:26

From fire and ash to caps, gowns: Graduation in burned town Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess wi...
2019-06-06, 09:39

Kawhi Leonard caps epic playoff run as NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard led the Raptors to the first championship in team history and became the third player to win Finals MVP with two different teams. ...
2019-06-14, 07:52

Liverpool's Adrian: Super Cup caps a crazy week "Liverpool reserve goalkeeper, Adrian was left to reflect on a whirlwind few weeks after his penalty shoot-out heroics saw Jurgen Klopp\u0027s men de...
2019-08-15, 01:26

Riley caps rally as Braves spoil Mets’ big day with 5-4 win NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Markakis and Austin Riley hit consecutive solo homers to give Atlanta the lead in the eighth inning, and the Braves spoiled the ...
2019-06-30, 06:00

MLB roundup: Sanchez's blast caps Yanks' rally Gary Sanchez capped a four-run top of the ninth inning with a three-run homer as the New York Yankees rallied for a 10-7 victory over the Baltimore O...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Stocks: Why Small Caps Bear Close Attention The S&P 500 index is widely followed but it by no means tells the whole story of the stock market. Get important insights into the performances of an...
2019-07-02, 22:39

The Latest: Drivers wear red caps for Lauda at the Monaco GP MONACO (AP) — The Latest on motorsport’s busiest day (all times local): ___ 2:10 p.m. Drivers are wearing red caps with Niki written on them ah...
2019-05-26, 15:26

Biles caps 6th U.S. title with historic triple-double Simone Biles won her sixth all-around title at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships on Sunday, plus did a historic clean triple-double in floor exercise...
2019-08-12, 15:52

Celebs Are Kicking Caps Off Bottles, Thanks To New Viral Challenge The 'Bottle Cap Challenge' has participants attempting to unscrew a cap from a bottle with their foot in the middle of a kick - without knocking the ...
2019-07-02, 17:26

Google Stadia exec isn’t worried about data caps—but he probably should be Enlarge / A Google Stadia controller and a Google Chromecast Ultra. (credit: Google) The Google executive in charge of the company's new Stadia gam...
2019-07-01, 23:39

Bogaerts HR caps comeback as Red Sox rally past Rangers 7-6 BOSTON (AP) — After trailing early by five runs, the Boston Red Sox slugged their way to a comeback victory. Xander Bogaerts hit a solo homer in the ...
2019-06-14, 08:00

Chinese think tank urges government to impose greenhouse gas caps An influential Chinese think tank is calling on the government to set absolute caps on climate-warming greenhouse gas to ensure the country is on cou...
2019-08-14, 23:00

Canada book last-16 place as Nichelle Prince caps win over New Zealand Canada booked their place in the last 16 of the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 win over New Zealand at the Stade des Alpes. The captain, Christine Sinc...
2019-06-16, 01:00

Corteva Debut Caps Years of Seed Company Consolidation Corteva Agriscience’s first day as a stand-alone company is a milestone in an agricultural deal making spree that has left the farm sector more conso...
2019-06-03, 14:39

'Big 4' leaders to meet Tuesday on budget caps, debt limit The four top party leaders will meet on Tuesday morning to begin talks on a potential deal to raise the budget caps, as well as a possible boost to t...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Vázquez’s HR in 10th caps Red Sox rally past Blue Jays 7-5 BOSTON (AP) — Christian Vázquez hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning to cap Boston’s comeback from four runs down as the Red Sox beat the Tor...
2019-06-22, 06:00

Reynolds caps comeback with 3-run blast, Pirates beat Tigers Bryan Reynolds hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to complete the Pirates' rally from a six-run deficit, and Pittsburgh beat the Detroit ...
2019-06-20, 04:39

Giants’ Daniel Jones caps off impressive preseason in style FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — It is not a bad summer of work for a quarterback when you can pretty much recount every incomplete pass thrown in four games. Dan...
2019-08-30, 06:52

Trump caps California swing with visit to border wall President Donald Trump showed off a section of wall along the U.S. border with Mexico on Wednesday in a bid to illustrate his commitment to crack dow...
2019-09-19, 06:13

Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy ...
2019-09-21, 09:00

US women's soccer team caps off send-off series with 3-0 win over Mexico Cheers of “Let’s Go U.S.” from an energetic crowd in New Jersey’s Red Bull Arena gave the U.S. women’s national soccer team an emphatic farewell as t...
2019-05-26, 23:26

Pérez’s homer caps comeback as Indians beat Twins 9-7 CLEVELAND (AP) — Roberto Pérez wanted to do something special for Carlos Carrasco when he came to the plate with the game tied in the seventh inning ...
2019-06-06, 11:39

Ash Brazill recalled and two new caps named in Diamonds netball squad New Zealand await in next month’s Constellation Cup Debutants Maddy Turner and Laura Scherian called upNSW Swifts defender Maddy Turner and Sunshine ...
2019-09-19, 02:13

US Work Visa Caps To Squeeze Businesses, Jobs: Nasscom  The United States' plans to cap H1-B work visas, used by Indian IT firms to send employees there, would imply a "further crunch" for businesses to ac...
2019-06-20, 16:13

"Best News Of My Life": Anupam Kher Reacts To Article 370, In All-Caps As Article 370 of the constitution which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir was struck down on Monday, actor Anupam Kher, a loud voice in th...
2019-08-05, 17:26

LinkedIn jobs boost caps record FDI period for Ireland Microsoft's LinkedIn on Thursday said it would add 800 new roles to its European headquarters in Dublin, the latest major jobs announcement that capp...
2019-06-20, 18:39

Bell caps historic month in style, Pirates top Brewers 9-4 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell finished off his historic May with two more hits, Starling Marte added three hits and scored three times and the Pittsbur...
2019-06-01, 06:39

Shelby: Trump ‘pretty positive’ on budget caps deal President Donald Trump seemed “pretty positive” Monday afternoon about the idea of striking a deal with Congress to prevent billions of dollars in se...
2019-05-21, 16:13

UPDATE 2-Uber sues New York City over cruising and licensing caps Uber Technologies Inc sued New York City on Friday, seeking to void a new rule limiting how much time its drivers can spend cruising streets in busy ...
2019-09-21, 04:39

Tennis: Lopez rules at Queen's as Murray caps return in style Spaniard Feliciano Lopez spent so much time on Queen's Club's center court over a memorable weekend it would be no surprise if he had pitched a tent ...
2019-06-24, 01:26

Here's Jason Statham, John Mayer, and and Max Holloway just kicking caps off of bottles Jason Statham’s public persona is built on him being somehow more than human. To properly sell his appearances in action films, from The Transporter ...
2019-07-02, 18:26

United States Tells India It is Mulling Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The plan to restrict the popular H-1B visa programme, under which skilled foreign workers are brought to the United States each year, comes days ahea...
2019-06-20, 11:13

BBC blames 5G data caps and ‘bizarre’ issues for live broadcast flops Two BBC live 5G video broadcasts were messed up in different ways today, and the broadcaster is blaming 5G network and data cap problems for the issu...
2019-05-30, 19:52

Pérez's homer caps comeback as Induans beat Twins 9-7 Roberto Pérez hit a tie-breaking home run in the seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians rallied to defeat the Minnesota Twins 9-7 on Wednesd...
2019-06-06, 07:00

Masahiro Tanaka caps MLB All-Star Game dream in fine fashion CLEVELAND — Five years later than he hoped, Masahiro Tanaka enjoyed his first All-Star Game experience. The Yankees’ veteran right-hander made his Mi...
2019-07-10, 06:39

MLB roundup: Harper's slam caps Phils' stunning rally over Cubs Bryce Harper hit a walk-off grand slam into the second deck in right field off Derek Holland in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the host Phil...
2019-08-16, 18:13

Stocks turn mixed after a strong week caps a volatile month Major stock indexes were mixed on Wall Street in afternoon trading Friday, though the market remained on track to notch solid gains for the week afte...
2019-08-30, 20:52

Panik's double caps 3-run 8th as Giants rally past Cubs 5-4 Joe Panik hit a go-ahead double with two outs in a three-run eighth inning, and the San Francisco Giants continued their winning ways since the All-S...
2019-07-23, 13:52

Nate Lashley caps off his incredible week to win Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley was the last man in the Rocket Mortgage Classic field, but led wire-to-wire for his first PGA Tour win.      &...
2019-07-01, 00:52

Iran exceeds uranium caps set by nuclear deal, agency reports Iran's enriched low-grade uranium stockpiles have exceeded the 300 kilogram limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal, marking Tehran's first major breach o...
2019-07-01, 14:13

Dylan Frittelli caps emphatic weekend at John Deere Classic with first PGA Tour win Dylan Frittelli, 29, won for the first time on the PGA Tour after he carded a 21-under in the John Deere Classic.       ...
2019-07-15, 03:39

Lucy Bronze strike caps win over Norway as England reach semi-finals England brushed Norway aside with a largely dominant display in Le Havre to set up a Women’s World Cup semi-final against either the hosts, France, o...
2019-06-27, 23:13

For the Mets, Carlos Gomez’s Blast Caps a Fraught Stretch on a High Note Gomez hit a three-run homer in the eighth that gave the Mets a four-game sweep of the Washington Nationals, but two new injuries tempered the positiv...
2019-05-24, 02:13

Brandon Wu caps incredible month with U.S. Open T-35, special graduation at Pebble Beach In the past month, Brandon Wu helped Stanford to a national title, qualified for the U.S. Open and claimed a share of 35th in his U.S. Open debut. &...
2019-06-17, 17:00

McConnell: Bipartisan deal to raise debt ceiling and spending caps as soon as today Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday announced congressional leaders are close to a two-year deal to lift spending caps and raise the de...
2019-05-21, 22:13

Trump, Congress leaders reach deal on debt limit, spending caps President Donald Trump and U.S. congressional leaders reached a deal on Monday on a two-year extension of the debt limit and federal spending caps th...
2019-07-23, 02:52

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sour...
2019-06-19, 22:13

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX tepid on smaller U.S. rate-cut bets, oil price jump caps losses Latin American currencies were subdued on Monday in line with the broader emerging markets as expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the ...
2019-07-22, 19:13

As NBA Finals tickets surpass $60K, Ontario consumer services minister rejects implementing price caps Premier Doug Ford’s government decided to scrap a section of the Ticket Sales Act in April, which capped resale prices at 50 per cent of original fac...
2019-05-30, 02:52

Weak ejaculation: What does it mean? Weak ejaculation is where the force or amount of a person’s ejaculation is less than usual. Read on to find out the causes, symptoms, and how people ...
2019-09-18, 09:26

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark ‘Jerusalem Day’ Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administ...
2019-05-31, 08:13

Jordan says still undecided on Mideast peace conference AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan says it has not decided whether to attend the Trump administration’s Mideast peace conference, appearing to contrad...
2019-06-13, 21:39

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Pale...
2019-06-23, 23:39

U.S. Commander Weighs an Expanded Mideast Force The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said he may recommend a return to a larger U.S. military presence in the area after concluding that a...
2019-06-10, 12:52

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON — US officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef...
2019-05-23, 02:26

In Bahrain, U.S. Tries to Promote Mideast Peace Through Prosperity A conference organized by the White House was meant to show the economic benefits of its peace plan to Palestinians and Israelis. But major players w...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark 'Jerusalem Day' Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administ...
2019-05-31, 11:13

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses aga...
2019-05-24, 00:52

U.S. to Send 1,000 Additional Troops to the Mideast Over Tanker Attacks The Trump administration will send about 1,000 more American troops to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. &ldquo...
2019-06-18, 02:13

U.S. Orders Duke and U.N.C. to Recast Tone in Mideast Studies The Education Department is investigating a Middle East studies program run by Duke and the University of North Carolina, citing, among other issues,...
2019-09-20, 06:39

Pentagon announces more US troops, but 'not thousands' more, will deploy to Mideast The U.S. will deploy more troops to the Middle East to deter Iran's increasingly aggressive behavior in the region, top military officials said Frida...
2019-09-21, 17:52

No One Is Going to Show Up for Jared Kushner's Mideast Economic Summit Trump advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner has spent years working on a plan to untangle the Israel and Palestine conflict. His general idea seems to...
2019-06-24, 04:26

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas ru...
2019-05-22, 20:26

EU urges US to respect both sides in Mideast peace moves European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is urging the United States to respect the needs of both Israelis and Palestinians in any future Mi...
2019-06-04, 21:13

B-52, aircraft carrier in Mideast over Iran conduct exercise The U.S. military says a B-52 bomber and an aircraft carrier dispatched to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran have conducted a joint exerc...
2019-06-02, 14:26

Palestinian forces arrest participant in US Mideast workshop JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority says it has arrested one of the few Palestinian participants in the White House-led Mideast peace conferen...
2019-06-29, 18:26

In Libyan War, Turkey Takes Sides Against Mideast Rivals Turkey is providing military assistance to Libyan authorities that has allowed the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli to contain the advance of a powe...
2019-07-02, 13:26

Iraq, Lebanon to stay away from Mideast peace conference BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman says his government will stay away from a Mideast peace conference expected to take place in late ...
2019-06-12, 17:52

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move t...
2019-05-24, 20:13

Pentagon Weighs Sending More Military Assets to Mideast The Pentagon is considering sending additional antimissile batteries, another squadron of jet fighters and added surveillance capabilities to the Mid...
2019-09-20, 01:52

Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Technology is reshaping the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw w...
2019-05-28, 09:39

Kushner in Mideast to drum up support for peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is in the Middle East to drum up support for his as-yet ...
2019-05-28, 17:26

And They Say Women Are Too Weak to Lead Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, after previously saying he would decline the paltry $20 million pulled together by the G-7 nations to help firefight...
2019-08-27, 21:13

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf shares dip as Fed hints no further rate cuts Major Gulf stock markets fell on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 25 basis points but, significantly, signalled the move...
2019-08-01, 16:52

Pentagon, White House to Discuss Plan for More Mideast Troops Top Pentagon leaders will meet with White House officials to discuss sending several thousand additional U.S. troops to the Middle East amid heighten...
2019-05-23, 20:00

White House: Israelis not invited to Mideast peace workshop WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says that Israeli representatives have not been invited to the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestin...
2019-06-17, 22:00

Pompeo urges fresh thinking on Mideast, warns Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says greater cooperation and “fresh thinking to solve old problems” are needed in the Middle East — but he also w...
2019-08-20, 23:13

Trump's Mideast peace envoy set to leave office Trump's special envoy for Middle East peace, Jason Greenblatt, is leaving the administration. He had been leading the effort to devise the oft-d...
2019-09-05, 23:39

Ayatollah Khamenei Condemns US Mideast Plan As "Great Betrayal" Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday slammed a US Middle East peace plan as a "great betrayal of the Islamic world", and warned ...
2019-06-05, 20:26

Trump says he will likely release Mideast peace plan after Israel elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release a peace plan for the region that w...
2019-08-19, 01:13

Trump to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous,...
2019-07-23, 18:52

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were resuming trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 ...
2019-06-19, 00:13

Inside Trump's $50 billion economic plan for Mideast peace The Trump administration's Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift Palestinian and neighboring Arab sta...
2019-06-22, 19:26

Russian firm battles Mideast for Chinese petroleum gas market An independent Russian producer has made a foray into China's market for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), jostling with Middle Eastern countries for wh...
2019-08-30, 16:26

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran 'step back' The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to "step back and recalculate" in response to a U.S. military build...
2019-06-06, 23:00

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran ‘step back’ BAGHDAD (AP) — The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to “step back and recalculate” in respon...
2019-06-06, 20:13

Palestinians reject Kushner 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects to form th...
2019-06-22, 21:52

Trump sees Mideast peace. Others see a ‘racist, colonial mentality.’ Next week the administration will hold an event aimed wooing West Bank development projects, but the Palestinian political and business communities h...
2019-06-19, 10:13

Cracks are appearing in the Mideast's most important alliance. That's bad news for Trump The partnership of Saudi Arabia and the UAE is the closest anywhere in the Mideast. It goes back decades, fashioned by antipathy towards Iran and sup...
2019-08-23, 14:00

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Counc...
2019-06-13, 19:13

Japan undecided on response to U.S. plan for Mideast maritime coalition: PM Abe Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Sunday he had not yet decided on how to respond to an expected U.S. request to send its navy to join a mil...
2019-07-21, 18:13

Lightsabers In Video Games Are Too Weak At E3 this past week we saw a good amount of gameplay from the upcoming Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the new game from Apex Legends developers Respa...
2019-06-16, 22:13

Mets keep feasting on weak slate like they need to CHICAGO — Todd Frazier began July as somebody who figured to draw interest heading to the trade deadline. He ended the month still on the Mets, after...
2019-08-01, 08:00

U.S. focus is to build global consensus after Mideast oil tanker attacks: Shanahan U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is focused on building international consensus following attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East that ...
2019-06-14, 22:52

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concern...
2019-06-30, 11:00

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears Jordan's King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict that would make his country...
2019-06-14, 13:26

Bahrain defends decision to host White House Mideast meeting Bahrain is defending its decision to host a White House-engineered conference to address the Israeli-Palestinian crisis, saying its only objective is...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Oil climbs 3% on hopes U.S.-China trade talks resume, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hold an extensive meeting with Chinese President Xi ...
2019-06-18, 19:39

MIDEAST STOCKS-Most Gulf markets drop, Dubai leads losses Most Gulf markets fell on Sunday, pulled down by financial shares, while Dubai’s stock market unperformed regional peers as its top lender Emirates N...
2019-09-08, 16:26

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be ...
2019-06-24, 09:26

As Trump tries to end ‘endless wars,’ America’s biggest Mideast base is getting bigger The United States remains deeply involved in regional conflicts, and the Al Udeid Air Base is “in the center of everything,” a U.S. commander said. Q...
2019-08-21, 11:13

Trump team faces tough audiences as it sells Mideast plan President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers face skeptical audiences as they visit several locations in the region and in Europe starting Tuesday t...
2019-05-28, 20:26

Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan met by Palestinians with heavy skepticism The Trump administration has announced the first step of what it considers a blueprint for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, encouraging fisca...
2019-05-21, 17:00

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf markets bounce back as trade war simmers down Gulf stocks rebounded from their recent losses on Tuesday as markets' renewed fears about an escalating global trade war eased, with Beijing stepping...
2019-08-07, 16:52

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis a...
2019-07-24, 06:52

Pompeo thinks U.S. to unveil Mideast peace plan in coming weeks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that he thinks the Trump administration will unveil its much-delayed Israeli-Palestinian peace pla...
2019-09-06, 20:26

Trump's Son-In-Law's Economic Plan For Mideast Peace Faces Arab Rejection US President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation ...
2019-06-23, 07:52

Oil soars 4% on hopes U.S.-China trade talks resume, Mideast tension Oil prices rose about $2 a barrel on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would hold an extensive meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinp...
2019-06-18, 18:26

Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous,...
2019-07-23, 22:00

U.S. Mideast plan to boost Palestinian resistance: Iran parliament head Iran's parliament speaker said on Sunday a U.S. Middle East peace plan was "toying with a nation's dignity" and would lead to stronger resistance aga...
2019-06-23, 16:52

Former Missouri governor and SEAL Eric Greitens to deploy to Mideast with Navy Former Missouri governor and former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens says he will deploy with the Navy to the Middle East this year, according to a new report...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Iranians march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan ...
2019-05-31, 11:00

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi leads Gulf lower after attacks on tankers The Saudi Arabian stock market snapped a five-day winning streak as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman dampened investor sentiment in the region,...
2019-06-13, 16:00

Oil rises to $69 as Mideast tension and supply cuts offset trade concerns Oil rose to about $69 a barrel on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts, though concern over the U.S.-China trade disput...
2019-05-27, 15:26

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks bolster Saudi, financials drag Abu Dhabi Saudi Arabia's stock market rose sharply for the fourth session on Tuesday, boosted mainly by its banking shares on expectations of further capital i...
2019-06-11, 16:39

Mexico keeps budget target despite weak economy Mexico's finance ministry is holding onto an ambitious primary budget surplus target despite mounting evidence that the performance of Latin America'...
2019-08-02, 17:26

Google's Fix for Misleading Abortion Ads Is Weak and Ineffective In June, Google began implementing a new policy that required companies running ads with abortion-related keywords to explicitly state whether or not...
2019-08-21, 04:26

U.S. manufacturing production rebounds; trend still weak U.S. manufacturing output increased more than expected in August, boosted by a surge in machinery and primary metals production, but the outlook for ...
2019-09-17, 17:26

The Latest: US employers added a weak 75,000 jobs in May WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the May U.S. jobs report (all times local): 8:30 a.m. U.S. hiring slowed in May as employers added just 75,000 jobs, ...
2019-06-07, 16:26

Singapore government systems still weak in IT controls Auditor-General Office finds weaknesses in IT controls of several government entities including the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Finance, wher...
2019-07-18, 05:13

Oil prices fall for second day on weak economic data Oil prices were declining for a second day on Tuesday, after more signs that global economic growth is being hit by U.S.-China trade tensions, althou...
2019-06-18, 06:00

The fundamentals of the oil market are weak: JBC Energy Asia Richard Gorry of JBC Energy Asia says geopolitics are keeping the oil markets "nice and healthy." He also says it's difficult to be very bullish...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Disappointed Thomas: I just felt quite weak from the start "Champion Geraint Thomas admitted he felt \"quite weak\" as he lost further ground on race leader Julian Alaphilippe and other top contenders in the ...
2019-07-20, 22:00

Trump brands Biden a ‘weak guy,’ says he ‘recalibrated on everything’ President Trump, in an interview this week, accused former Vice President Joe Biden of having “recalibrated on everything” -- as the Democratic 2020 ...
2019-06-15, 16:52

Oil set for weekly loss on weak economic data Crude oil prices fell on Friday on weak economic indicators from the United States and Germany, shrugging off tensions around Iran and this week's de...
2019-07-05, 11:00

Economy Is Weak, Need Structural Reforms: P Chidambaram The Union Budget 2019-20 does not chalk out a clear roadmap to take India on the path of high economic growth and lacks bold steps and structural ref...
2019-07-11, 14:00

Jared Kushner says successful Mideast peace plan will be ‘Iran’s worst nightmare’ In a rare interview, senior Trump administration adviser Jared Kushner spoke about his involvement in the Middle East peace process and what the admi...
2019-06-27, 21:26

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks, petchems drag down Saudi, property lifts Dubai Saudi Arabian stocks dropped sharply on Tuesday as banking and petrochemical shares weakened, while builder Arabtec Holding posted its sharpest singl...
2019-09-10, 16:00

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
2019-05-25, 05:00

Trump billionaire friend aimed to profit from Mideast nuclear deal: Democrats Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become...
2019-07-31, 21:52

Arab League head warns no Mideast peace deal without Palestinian state The head of the Arab League warned on Monday that attempts to solve the Israel-Palestinian conflict will be in vain without the establishment of a Pa...
2019-06-17, 17:01

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar and Egypt rise, other Gulf markets closed for holiday Stock markets in Qatar and Egypt rose on Monday, while other Gulf markets, including Saudi Arabia, are closed for the Eid ul-Fitr holiday. QATA...
2019-06-03, 14:13

Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner returns to Mideast with peace plan First son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is back in the Middle East trying to win support for his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — which has...
2019-05-28, 22:26

Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan ...
2019-05-31, 12:52

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wed...
2019-05-23, 04:26