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Saudi Arabia names first Iraq envoy since Gulf war

Saudi Arabia names first Iraq envoy since Gulf war

Saudi Arabia, which has had frosty ties with Iraq's Shi'ite-led government, has named an ambassador to Baghdad for the first time since Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in 1990, Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshiyar Zebari said on Tuesday.

February 21, 2012 4:21
 

Russia withdraws envoy to Qatar after attack

Russia said on Monday it was downgrading relations with Qatar and withdrawing its ambassador after he was beaten by customs officials at Doha's airport last month, causing possible difficulty over a major energy deal between the two countries.

December 6, 2011 10:38
 

Iran says oil would go over $250 if exports banned

Iran's Foreign Ministry believes that if the West seriously considered blocking Tehran's ability to export oil, the global price of crude would more than double, Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast was quoted as saying on Sunday.

December 4, 2011 1:43