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  • Glencore fights to save $26 billion Xstrata bid

    Glencore fights to save $26 billion Xstrata bid

    Qatar said on Tuesday wants better terms; Xstrata proposes changing management incentives; Deal valued at $26 bln at current share prices; Glencore could walk away from deal

    June 28, 2012 12:25
  • Iran-oil-sanctions

    Falling oil prices put Iran over U.S. sanctions barrel

    U.S. President Barack Obama to enforce sanctions on countries that do oil deals with Iran's central bank -Washington is revving up efforts to tighten the squeeze on Tehran.

    June 27, 2012 9:56
  • Syria International Islamic Bank (SIIB)

    EU targets Syrian bank, toughens sanctions

    The 16th round of sanctions against Syria are part of EU efforts to pressure President Bashar al-Assad into ending his violent repression of a 15-month-old uprising against his rule.

    June 26, 2012 5:46
  • Japan's Iran crude imports dive in April

    Japan’s Mitsubishi renews Iran oil imports deal

    Japanese trading house Mitsubishi Corp has renewed its annual oil purchase deal with Iran but cut the loading volume to comply with U.S. sanctions against the Islamic nation, trade sources said on Friday.

    June 24, 2012 10:26