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Iran dismisses US allegation it was behind Saudi oil attacks

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has dismissed US accusations that it was behind an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure, calling it part of Washington’s policy...

Iran’s president suggests deal possible over seized British-flagged oil tanker

Iran’s president has signalled a deal could be possible regarding the British-flagged tanker seized in the Strait of Hormuz. President Hassan Rouhani suggested on Wednesday that...

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard forces ‘seize tanker accused of smuggling oil’

Iran’s state TV says the country’s Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil. The seizure comes as...

Tensions between US and Iran have raised the stakes in Persian Gulf

Tensions between the United States and Iran have soared in recent weeks, with Washington dispatching warships and bombers around the Persian Gulf, and Tehran...

Iran ‘quadruples production of enriched uranium’

Nuclear officials have revealed that Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the US over Tehran’s atomic programme. The announcement came after US...

Mile-long queues for petrol in oil-rich Venezuela

American sanctions on oil-rich Venezuela appear to be taking hold, resulting in mile-long queues for fuel in the South American nation’s second largest city,...

Shell posts €18.6bn profit haul for 2018

Royal Dutch Shell has notched up a 36% hike in annual earnings thanks to higher oil prices. The blue chip giant posted underlying earnings of 21.4...

‘Very comfortable’ Qatar says it can withstand pressure ‘forever’ amid crisis

Qatar has said it is "very comfortable" and can survive the economic and diplomatic steps its neighbours have taken to pressure it "forever". The country...

Nigeria seizes oil bloc amid Shell and ENI corruption probe

Nigeria is seizing one of Africa's richest oil blocs and could prosecute petroleum giants Shell and Eni over a corruption scandal, court documents show. The...

Barack Obama announces permanent Arctic Ocean oil drilling ban

President Barack Obama has imposed a permanent ban on oil and gas drilling in most US-owned waters in the Arctic Ocean. The move, which also...

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