Friday Dec 6
Kuwait's Al-Shimali welcomes OPEC decision
VIENNA, Dec 5, : President of the 164th Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and Kuwaiti Deputy Premier and Minister of Oil Mustafa Al-Shimali welcomed Wednesday the conference decision to maintain oil output ceiling.
Nothing exciting about the new oil production rate set by OPEC
Energy ministers from Opec countries agreed yesterday to keep the group's target for crude output unchanged at 30mn bpd.
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Egypt hosts top Russian officials, turning away from U.S.
Egypt edged further away from its traditional place within the American sphere of influence Thursday, hosting Russia's foreign and defense ministers in the highest-level talks between the two countries in years.
20,000 foreigners 'detained' in Mecca
Saudi authorities have detained more than 20,000 foreign migrant workers in the holy city of Mecca since a nationwide clampdown started, pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat reported Wednesday.
Russia negotiates its biggest arms deal with Egypt since the Cold War ...
Russia is negotiating its biggest weapons deals with Egypt since the Cold War as it seeks to capitalize on U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to cut defence aid to the military-backed government.