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    Kuwaitis protest after elected parliament thrown out

    Thousands of Kuwaitis protested on Tuesday against a court ruling that effectively dissolved a parliament dominated by opposition Islamists and reinstated the previous, more government-friendly, assembly.

    June 27, 2012 9:57
  • 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
  • 200-qtel-asiacell

    Qtel bids to buy remaining $1.9 billion Wataniya stake

    Qatar Telecom has 52.5 pct stake in Kuwait's Wataniya; Qtel submitted offer to regulator to buy stake; Kuwait's sovereign fund has 23.5 pct stake in Wataniya; Barclays Capital, NBK Capital advising Qtel on deal

    June 26, 2012 5:48
  • U.S.-crude-ends-lower-as-Spain-rating-cut-pressures

    Fujairah bunker premiums sink with crude prices

    Bunker fuel prices in the Fujairah market have fallen to their lowest in 16 months as falling crude oil prices weigh on bunker and cargo fuel oil premiums in the region.

    June 26, 2012 5:45
  • deodourised condensate

    Qatar sells August condensate at record low

    Qatar International Petroleum Marketing Co, or Tasweeq, has sold two grades of condensate for August loading, possibly at record lows, after naphtha cracks slumped, traders said on Friday.

    June 24, 2012 10:26
  • 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