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U.S. focus is to build global consensus after Mideast oil tanker attacks: Shanahan

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is focused on building international consensus following attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East that the United States has...

U.S. focus is to build global consensus after Mideast oil tanker attacks: Shanahan

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U.S. to Send 1,000 Additional Troops to the Mideast Over Tanker Attacks The Trump administration will send about 1,000 more American troops to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. “I have authorized approximately 1,000 additional troops for defensive purposes to address air, naval...
01:51, 06/18/2019

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
19:17, 06/13/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade tensions, tanker attacks darken mood in Gulf markets Dubai and Abu Dhabi stock markets suffered their biggest single-day decline in years on Monday after several commercial ships were attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. Saudi shares had their worst day since mid-October after Riyadh...
16:51, 05/13/2019

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blame...
17:17, 06/13/2019

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a...
20:00, 06/15/2019

To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be grounded for longer than expected....
03:51, 05/24/2019

Scientific consensus on humans causing global warming passes 99% Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on t...
20:51, 07/24/2019

'No doubt left' about scientific consensus on global warming, say experts Extensive historical data shows recent extreme warming is unprecedented in past 2,000 yearsThe scientific consensus that humans are causing global warming is likely to have passed 99%, according to the lead author of the most authoritative study on t...
02:17, 07/28/2019

Pentagon Has Redirected Money to Build 256 Miles of Border Barriers, Shanahan Says Patrick M. Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, said 63 miles of barriers could be built over six months, as immigration officials reported a surge in migrant crossings....
03:51, 05/09/2019

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted. The attacks are also echoes of...
16:00, 06/14/2019

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with Iran threaten to upend the Pentagon's strategy to focus on "great power competition" and countering Ru...
12:00, 05/28/2019

China requests removal of additional tariffs as per Osaka consensus: Global Times editor in chief China is asking that it and the United States remove all additional tariffs in line with a consensus reached between the two sides in Osaka, Japan, at the G20 summit at the end of June, the editor in chief of China's Global Times newspaper wrote on W...
22:17, 08/14/2019

Shanahan says after Iran briefing U.S. deployment has deterred attacks Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday after briefing lawmakers on the threat from Iran that the United States had deterred possible attacks by deploying forces to the region....
23:51, 05/21/2019

Iran tanker seizure shows oil price has become a 'broken barometer' for Mideast tension Last week shows that oil prices are not the indicator for Middle East tensions they once were, and worries about global demand and growing U.S. production has changed that dynamic....
23:00, 07/21/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Tanker incident weighs on Saudi, profit taking hurts Kuwait Saudi Arabia's stock index declined on Sunday, as political concerns weighed on investors after Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf. Britain called Iran's action against the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday a...
17:34, 07/21/2019

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximatel...
00:51, 06/18/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi extends gains as global rally lifts most of Gulf Saudi Arabia's stock market rose for a fifth straight day on Monday as most major Gulf bourses gained, reflecting positive global market sentiment after the United States and China reached a trade war truce. Saudi's index was up 0.4% with banks l...
15:34, 07/01/2019

Iran crisis: US planes barred over parts of the Mideast; global airlines reroute flights after drone downed The Persian Gulf is home to some of the world’s top long-haul carriers, who already have been battered by Trump’s travel bans targeting a group of predominantly Muslim countries.        ...
12:34, 06/21/2019

UAE believes a state was behind tanker attacks Early findings of investigation into May incident does not specifically blame IranThe United Arab Emirates has told UN members that a state was likely to be behind “sophisticated and coordinated” attacks on four tankers off its coast last month.The a...
13:00, 06/07/2019

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to......
19:51, 06/14/2019

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assessment of the Trump administration....
00:51, 06/15/2019

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
09:00, 06/16/2019

Bolton Says Iran Is Likely Responsible for Oil Tanker Attacks John R. Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind reported attacks on ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
12:51, 05/29/2019

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "worrying."...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Tanker attacks in the Gulf — evidence or warmongering? For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photos have been published so far. What do they show? DW investigates....
18:34, 06/21/2019

John Bolton says UAE tanker attacks were 'almost certainly from Iran' Tensions have spiked this month following the tanker attack, which UAE authorities described as sabotage, and a subsequent drone attack on Saudi oil pumping stations claimed by Iranian-backed Yemeni Houthi rebels....
15:34, 05/29/2019

John Bolton says Iran is 'almost certainly' behind oil tanker 'attacks' US President Trump's national security adviser did not provide evidence but claimed Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Tehran called the accusation "laughable."...
19:34, 05/29/2019

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despite disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz, Oil Minister......
01:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that was attacked on June 13 in the Gulf of Oman, as Washington blames Tehran for the att...
23:51, 06/17/2019

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the finger at Iran, but European diplomats say they need more evidence....
17:34, 06/17/2019

Russia says don't use tanker attacks to pressure Iran: RIA Russia on Thursday warned against rushing to attribute blame for a suspected attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, and said the incident should not be used to stoke tensions with Tehran, Russia's RIA news agency reported....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Oil Jumps After Tanker Attacks in Middle East Crude prices climbed sharply after an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz, where over a third of the world’s shipped oil passes through....
21:34, 06/13/2019

UAE claims 'state actor' carried out tanker attacks Initial investigations into "sophisticated" attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz point to a "state actor," said the United Arab Emirates. The US has claimed Iran is behind incidents that damaged four vessels....
10:51, 06/07/2019

Latest on tanker attacks south of the Strait of Hormuz Iran has rejected U.S. accusations that it was to blame for attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz after the incident raised concerns about a new confrontation in the Gulf, a vital oil shipping route....
15:00, 06/14/2019

UAE says 'sophisticated' tanker attacks likely the work of a state actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated operation," most likely by a state actor....
05:51, 06/07/2019

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has again ratcheted up fears of military conflict....
14:17, 06/14/2019

Oil Tanker Attacks Put Trump’s Iran Red Line to the Test On May 19, President Donald Trump appeared to set a red line in a tweet: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again!” Nearly a month later, Iran has put Trump’s red line to...
09:17, 06/14/2019

Corbyn criticised as 'pathetic' over response to oil tanker attacks Jeremy Corbyn has been called "pathetic" after saying the government needed to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers....
12:17, 06/15/2019

Iran denies involvement in apparent oil tanker attacks Iran’s UN Mission said Thursday that they “categorically reject” the assertion by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that they’re responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. In a statement, the mission added that the country is commit...
03:34, 06/14/2019

US blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions had already been high since attacks on four vessels last month....
21:34, 06/13/2019

John Bolton says mines ‘almost certainly from Iran’ behind oil tanker attacks National security adviser John Bolton said the U.S. believes Iranian naval mines are the cause of recent attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Pompeo again blames Iran for tanker attacks but insists 'we don't want war' ‘President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war’US secretary of state claims ‘lots of evidence’ of Iran culpabilityThe United States does not want to go to war with Iran, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said on Sunday, following an a...
18:51, 06/16/2019

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
06:00, 06/17/2019

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
23:51, 06/13/2019

Germany says there is 'strong evidence' Iran behind tanker attacks Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is "strong evidence" Iran carried out attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The EU and Germany said the day before that it was too soon to apportion blame....
15:51, 06/18/2019

UAE says evidence shows oil tanker attacks were ‘state sponsored’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan didn't name the state, but said his country wants to work with other nations to prevent a further escalation of tensions in the region....
17:34, 06/15/2019

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks 'state-sponsored' The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were "state-sponsored."...
15:34, 06/15/2019

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks ‘state-sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed...
15:17, 06/15/2019

UAE Says "Sophisticated" Tanker Attacks Likely Work Of A State Actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated......
15:17, 06/07/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather than Iranian forces themselves, a U.S. official familiar with the latest U.S. assessments said on Tu...
21:34, 05/14/2019

U.S. believes Iran encouraged tanker attacks: U.S. sources U.S. officials believe Iran encouraged Houthi militants or Iraq-based Shi'ite militias to carry out Sunday's attacks on four tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, two U.S. government sources said on Wednesday....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
14:17, 06/16/2019

Pompeo sets out to build global coalition against Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. secretary of state says he will be talking to officials in the Persian Gulf as well as Asia and Europe as he sets out to build an international coalition against Iran. Mike Pompeo traveled from Washington to Saudi Arabia on...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Global stocks, yields steady with focus on Fed, central banks A gauge of global stock markets edged higher on Monday to build on monthly gains and benchmark government bond yields hovered near multi-year lows as investors girded for developments later in the week from central banks in the United States and else...
18:34, 06/17/2019

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month, describing it as part of a "campaign" by Tehran driving new U.S. deployments....
19:51, 05/24/2019

Pompeo blames Iran for tanker attacks, says US does not want war but will take action if needed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday President Trump’s claim that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz and that the United States is ready to take action if necessary....
17:34, 06/16/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. But he’s also hoping that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon con...
09:34, 06/15/2019

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea....
02:51, 06/15/2019

US-Iran tensions escalate after tanker attacks — Five experts on what to watch The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, Iran denied the responsibility. Five experts discuss what could happen to the oil market and the U.S.-Iran relationship if more conflicts arise....
22:34, 06/14/2019

Saudis to Back OPEC Output Cuts, Despite Tanker Attacks Saudi Arabia is set to push for OPEC to cut oil output in the second half of the year, as signs of slowing global demand for crude outweigh threats of war and worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East....
11:00, 06/18/2019

Britain 'almost certain' Iran was behind tanker attacks: foreign minister Hunt Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday Britain is "almost certain" Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, adding that London did not believe anyone else could have done it....
13:00, 06/16/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
20:17, 05/25/2019

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. CNBC's Kayla...
16:17, 06/14/2019

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports....
16:17, 06/14/2019

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
21:34, 06/14/2019

US proposes tanker protection force in wake of Gulf attacks Trump official seeks to isolate Iran as Washington plans further sanctionsThe US is to propose an international maritime Gulf protection force, its special envoy on Iran has said, as the Trump administration prepared to announce fresh economic sancti...
15:17, 06/24/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the r...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Trump says ready to hold talks with Iran despite tanker attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ready to launch talks with Iran whenever it was ready, even as he blamed Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
06:17, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia Says Drones Hit Oil Pipeline, After Reports of Tanker Attacks The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed to have carried out a drone attack on Saudi facilities. The incidents stoked rising fears of a military clash with Iran....
17:00, 05/14/2019

Oil surges after Gulf tanker attacks, stocks claw higher Suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran saw oil markets erupt out of their recent slump on Thursday and kept traders gobbling up ultra-safe government bonds, gold and the Japanese yen....
13:34, 06/13/2019

UAE says it will show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran's behavior a concern The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to de-escalation during a "difficult situation" caused by Iranian behavior in the region, a senior official said on Wednesday....
21:34, 05/15/2019

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
06:51, 06/14/2019

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions had already been high since attacks on four vessels last month....
07:00, 06/14/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, according to a Norwegian insurers' report seen by Reuters....
18:17, 05/17/2019

Britain, US and allies to hold talks over Iran tanker attacks Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News understands....
18:17, 07/24/2019

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman stoke security and oil fears Two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Wall Street climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks continued to gain on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares turned attractive after oil prices rose sharply on concerns of supply disruption following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this y...
23:51, 06/13/2019

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks, Treasury yields fall Oil futures jumped on Thursday after suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while U.S. Treasury yields edged lower as economic data seemed to strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
20:00, 06/13/2019

UAE calls for Arab unity at 'critical' time after tanker attacks The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that "critical circumstances" in the region require a united Gulf Arab and Arab stand, amid heightened tensions with Iran following last week's attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the UAE....
06:00, 05/19/2019

Mike Pompeo Sets Out to Build a Global Coalition Against Iran (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military st...
11:51, 06/24/2019

Oil tumbles 4% on weak global economic data, US crude build Oil prices sank roughly 4% on Wednesday after disappointing economic data from China and Europe revived global demand fears and U.S. crude inventories rose unexpectedly for the second week in a row....
19:51, 08/14/2019

Oil slumps more than 4% on weak global economic data, US crude build Oil prices sank more than 4% on Wednesday after global demand fears were revived by weak economic data from China and Europe and an unexpected build in U.S. crude inventories....
18:17, 08/14/2019

Oil tumbles 3.3% on weak global economic data, US crude build Oil prices sank roughly 4% on Wednesday after disappointing economic data from China and Europe revived global demand fears and U.S. crude inventories rose unexpectedly for the second week in a row....
23:17, 08/14/2019

California politicians need to focus on the crisis here before they tackle global issues, Jim Breslo says Attorney and podcast host Jim Breslo has argued that California politicians need to focus their attention on the worsening public health conditions in their home state before tackling larger global issues....
17:34, 06/03/2019

FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
16:17, 05/26/2019

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for record production in 2020, generating debate at the 2nd Global Coffee Producers Forum on Wednesday....
02:34, 07/11/2019

RPT-FOCUS-Fiat Chrysler's Italian headaches show challenges of global tie-up Fiat Chrysler has been angling for a combination with another automaker for years, and its latest attempt - for a global tie-up with France's Renault - could address some of the main weaknesses of both companies, sources say....
10:51, 05/27/2019

Iran took mine off tanker targeted in attacks, US officials say with video release The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
13:34, 06/14/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region, according to an interview with the Saudi-owned Asharq al-Awsat newspaper....
02:17, 06/16/2019

In UAE for security talks, John Bolton blames Iran for tanker attacks In the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss "important" security matters with allies, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton blamed Iran for attacks against oil tankers off the coast of the UAE this month....
13:34, 05/29/2019

Saudi crown prince calls for 'decisive stand' on tanker attacks Saudi Arabia's crown prince called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" toward attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route, which he blamed on Iran during an interview with Saudi-owned Asharq Al-Awsat....
02:17, 06/16/2019

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
18:00, 06/15/2019

Iran dismisses U.S. remarks that its naval mines likely used in UAE tanker attacks: Fars Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely used in attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month....
15:17, 05/29/2019

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday....
00:51, 06/19/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attacks fuel maritime security demand Maritime security firms have seen demand soar following the attacks on oil tankers on June 13. But defending ships from allegedly involved state-backed forces such as Iran's Revolutionary Guard may not be easy....
12:34, 06/24/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were...
03:51, 06/18/2019

Iranian lawmaker blames 'Israeli mischief' for tanker attacks off UAE coast The tanker attacks off the coast of the United Arab Emirates were "Israeli mischief," an Iranian parliamentary spokesman said on Tuesday, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
08:51, 06/17/2019

UAE accuses 'state actor' for tanker attacks, but stops just short of Iran The United Arab Emirates stopped just short of blatantly blaming Iran for “sabotage attacks” on four tankers off its coast on May 12, but told the UN Security Council in a closed meeting this week that a “state actor” was almost the orchestrator....
22:34, 06/07/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of......
03:17, 05/25/2019

Oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices as much as 4% higher over worries about Middle East supplies....
14:34, 06/13/2019

Oil price jumps after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tanker fires send crude prices soaringOil up 4.5% on fears of US-Iran tensionsTanker incident in Gulf of OmanTwo tankers hit - Front Altair and Kokuka CourageousTanker manager: Crew safe ...
17:17, 06/13/2019

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being...
15:34, 06/16/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
00:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. deploys 1,500 troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States announced on Friday the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
21:17, 05/24/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S. sources believe encouraged Sunday's attacks on four oil tankers in the Gulf....
01:00, 05/16/2019

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf that has raised fears of war....
23:51, 06/14/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman fuel security, oil supply fears Attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman left one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices up 4% over worries about Middle East supplies....
16:17, 06/13/2019

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning assault on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which ended a Japanese mediation effort and raised fears o...
03:51, 06/14/2019

Trump slams Iran as ‘nation of terror,’ blames it for oil tanker attacks President Trump on Friday called Iran a “nation of terror” as he rejected the Islamic Republic’s denials that it was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz. “Iran did do it,” Trump said on “Fox & Friends” hours after th...
17:17, 06/14/2019

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, casting it as the latest in a series of “provocative actions” that have ...
21:51, 06/13/2019

Trump administration blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks earlier in the day on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman near Iran and the Strait of Hormuz, a vital shipping route through which much of the world's oil passes....
20:51, 06/13/2019

UAE foreign minister says Iran fingerprints clear on oil tanker attacks: Arabiya TV UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahya said Iran's fingerprints were clear on the attacks on oil tankers on May 12, Arabiya TV reported on Saturday....
15:17, 06/15/2019

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 10.32am BST A bit of reaction is coming through on those weak Chinese production data.Franziska Palmas, assistant economist...
11:51, 06/14/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
21:34, 06/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks subdued, oil near 5-month low on U.S. inventory build Asian stocks stuttered on Thursday, dogged by the uncertainty over an intractable U.S.-China trade dispute, while oil prices flirted with five-month lows thanks to higher U.S. crude inventories and a bleaker demand outlook....
05:17, 06/13/2019

Oil drops 3% on weak global economic data, U.S. crude stocks build Oil prices shed 3% on Wednesday after fresh Chinese and European economic revived global demand fears and U.S. crude inventories rose unexpectedly for the second week in a row....
22:17, 08/14/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
12:34, 06/16/2019

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international community to take a "firm stand towards an exponential regime that supports terrorism and spreads killing and...
15:17, 06/16/2019

Iran's U.N. mission rejects 'unfounded' U.S. claim over Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Iran categorically rejects the "unfounded" U.S. claim over Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Iran's mission to the United Nations said after Washington blamed Tehran for the attacks....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Oil tanker 'attacks' come amid US concerns Iranian commercial boats were being loaded with missiles The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible military confrontation with Iran....
19:17, 06/13/2019

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" adopted by a so-called B Team, which he has said includes U.S. national security adviser John Bolton....
04:34, 06/14/2019

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was shot down by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen in recent day....
20:34, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
22:34, 05/24/2019

Dan Crenshaw slams Obama adviser for doubting Iran to blame for oil tanker attacks Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning whether Iran was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week....
22:34, 06/15/2019

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter riv...
20:00, 06/16/2019

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats to the kingdom, according to......
02:34, 06/16/2019

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
04:51, 07/13/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter as Trump-Xi trade jitters build Asian shares stumbled on Friday amid rising doubts that a highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend could lead to an easing of trade tensions....
06:00, 06/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks wilt after weak China data; euro zone GDP in focus European equity markets nudged down on Tuesday as weak Chinese business surveys dampened appetite for risk, while investors braced for a spate of data on the region's economic health....
11:23, 04/30/2019

United Arab Emirates Diplomat Says Evidence Shows Tanker Attacks Were ‘State-Sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zaye...
17:00, 06/15/2019

How two Filipino brothers staved off competition from McDonald's to build a global fast food brand In business, there's nothing like a little healthy competition to keep you motivated. For the Jollibee brothers, that came early on in the sizable form of fast food icon McDonald's....
05:51, 05/01/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall on weak data as focus shifts to rate cuts Asian shares fell on Tuesday as weak economic indicators and an intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war inflamed concerns about global growth, supporting safe-haven assets such as bonds....
11:34, 06/04/2019

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
13:51, 06/16/2019

Limpet mine used in oil tanker attacks 'bears striking resemblance' to similar Iranian Mines, US Navy says The limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “bears a striking resemblance” to other Iranian mines, U.S. Navy officials said....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Saudi king warns attacks on oil stations threaten global supply King Salman accuses Iran-backed groups of drone strikes on oil tankers at third and final summit of Gulf and Arab leadersSaudi Arabia’s King Salman has said that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month are a threat to global oil supplies and regional ...
06:51, 06/01/2019

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security....
04:17, 06/01/2019

Despite falling attacks, ISIL terrorists remain ‘global threat’: UN report Though attacks were down last year, a new United Nations report to the Security Council on Monday shows that ISIL is still a global threat, despite evolving into a “covert” terrorism network, with countries continuing to face challenges from the grow...
20:51, 04/28/2019

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
06:34, 06/14/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
04:34, 06/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
08:34, 06/14/2019

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
16:51, 06/14/2019

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
06:00, 06/15/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply concerns after attacks on tankers in the Gulf of ...
08:34, 06/14/2019

Here's the Consensus About a 2019 Recession A survey of chief financial officers reveals a near unanimous opinion about the prospects for a recession this year. This consensus has piqued our interest. Here's why......
14:09, 05/01/2019

Before developers build cathedrals, teach them to build sheds It‘s a truth universally acknowledged that managing fewer things is easier than managing lots of things. Yet, why do so many of us in tech exalt “scale” as a paramount virtue? The cloud-native arena is a particularly interesting focal point for this ...
12:34, 05/09/2019

FTC has trouble reaching a consensus over how much to fine Facebook Last month, we told you that Facebook had taken a charge of $3 billion against its first-quarter income. The company made this bookkeeping entry in anticipation of receiving a $3 billion to $5 billion fine by the FTC related to the Cambridge Analyti...
03:34, 05/05/2019

OPEC Reaches Consensus on Oil Output-Cut Pact OPEC reached a consensus to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, but the new pact comes at the expense of geopolitical fractures that are deepening between members of the group....
18:34, 07/01/2019

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners the Social Democrats....
01:51, 07/08/2019

President Macri’s bid for consensus talks gets lukewarm response I n the course of last week the government broadened its appeal for dialogue over its 10 points of governability to not only the entire political spectrum, including Kirchnerismo, but also the Church and the CGT umbrella union grouping....
18:17, 05/11/2019

Trump’s Israel adviser takes aim at ‘international consensus’ at UN Palestinian leaders shouldn’t assume they have a “right” to establish a state with headquarters in East Jerusalem, one of President Trump’s top advisers told the United Nations Security Council....
03:34, 07/24/2019

China says reached 'broad consensus' with U.N. after Xinjiang visit China and the United Nations have reached a "broad consensus" about counter-terror work, China's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversial visit by a senior U.N. official to the restive far western Chinese region of Xinjiang this week....
05:00, 06/16/2019

FANTASY FOOTBALL RANKINGS: Here's the expert consensus on the top 50 players Al Bello/Getty Fantasy football season is almost here. To help you prepare, we've put together a consensus ranking based on the predictions of fantasy experts from several different outlets. There's no wrong way to draft your team, but a bit of guid...
08:34, 08/14/2019

Debates Identify Plenty of Democratic Divisions, but Not a Consensus Favorite Joseph R. Biden Jr. is the front-runner, but a fragile one. And now he finds himself defending his ties to Barack Obama, whose legacy drew some criticism from other Democrats....
05:51, 08/02/2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib says House 'moving towards' consensus for Trump impeachment Rep. Rashida Tlaib believes the House of Representatives is "moving toward" the support necessary to bring impeachment proceedings against President Trump. ...
21:34, 05/27/2019

Most YouTube climate change videos 'oppose the consensus view' Scientist behind study urges platform to tweak algorithms to ‘prioritise factual information’The majority of YouTube videos about the climate crisis oppose the scientific consensus and “hijack” technical terms to make them appear credible, a new stud...
07:51, 07/25/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra: French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Reached "Broad Consensus" With UN Over Counter-Terror Work, Says China China and the United Nations have reached a "broad consensus" about counter-terror work, China's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday after a controversial visit by a senior UN official to the restive far......
11:00, 06/16/2019

Consensus among G7 ministers to tackle Facebook's Libra - French chair G7 ministers meeting in France on Wednesday agreed on the need to confront the emergence of digital currencies following Facebook's plans to launch its Libra digital coin, a French G7 presidency source said on Wednesday....
20:00, 07/17/2019

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
01:51, 07/22/2019

Scioli meets Interior Minister Frigerio to discuss government's 'consensus' agenda Former governor of Buenos Aires province and presidential hopeful, Daniel Scioli, said his presence at the meeting was part of his attempts to be "an anti-polarisation candidate who seeks equality, the recovery of salaries and pensions, and the devel...
16:00, 05/10/2019

Security Council should ‘nurture’ Colombian consensus against return to violence, top UN official urges Two years after the signing of the historic peace agreement in Colombia and following a recent escalation of violence, the newly-appointed representative of the United Nations in the country, told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that its people ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....
17:51, 07/20/2019

Shanahan: US Iran stance for deterrence, not war Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says the United States stance on Iran is for "deterrence, not for war.' His comments come after he and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Congress about the situation in Iran. (May 21)  ...
03:51, 05/22/2019

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be defense secretary....
00:00, 06/19/2019

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee President Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Mr. Shanahan would devote more time to his family....
19:34, 06/18/2019

Sen. Blumenthal accuses Shanahan of criminal cover-up Sen. Richard Blumenthal asserted that former acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was potentially involved in a criminal cover-up for failing to disclose an alleged domestic violence incident before his nomination as the permanent secretary of d...
00:51, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Shanahan wants to give more details on Iran ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10 p.m. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan knows he...
20:34, 05/29/2019

Shanahan, Pompeo and Bolton meet on Venezuela WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump’s national security team have met with the commander of U.S. Southern Command to discuss Venezuela. At the Pentagon, they rev...
19:17, 05/03/2019

Trump to nominate Shanahan for top Pentagon post WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense. The former Boeing executive has been leading the Pentagon as acting secretary since Jan. 1, a highly unusual arrangement for arguably the m...
23:00, 05/09/2019

Trump taps Shanahan to be next Pentagon chief Shanahan, 56, has filled the position on an acting basis since Mattis resigned in December amid mounting policy disagreements with the commander in chief....
22:34, 05/09/2019

NFL notebook: Shanahan returns to Broncos -- as spectator Former Denver Broncos coach Mike Shanahan was back at team headquarters on Saturday -- his first visit to a practice session there since his firing in 2008 by then-owner Pat Bowlen....
07:17, 07/21/2019

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart in Singapore: U.S. official Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will meet China's defense minister on the sidelines of an Asia defense forum in Singapore, a senior U.S. defense official said on Friday, at a time of strained tensions between Beijing and Washington ove...
19:51, 05/24/2019

The rise and fall of Patrick Shanahan, the defense industry's 'Mr. Fix-It' Patrick Shanahan rose to acclaim as the defense industry's "Mr. Fix-It," but a Pentagon facing the threat of war with Iran, missile testing in North Korea, and aggressive behavior from Russia won't benefit from his problem-solving skills. Shanahan wi...
09:17, 06/19/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Military won’t leave border until it's secure Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the military would not pull troops tasked with putting up barriers and planning logistics from the U.S.-Mexico border....
03:17, 05/12/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan as defense secretary US President Donald Trump has named former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan as his pick to be US defense secretary. Shanahan has been serving in the role on an acting basis since the start of the year....
02:00, 05/10/2019

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee ​Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn his nomination to lead the Pentagon, President Trump tweeted on Tuesday. “Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, who has done a wonderful job, has decided not to go forward with hi...
19:51, 06/18/2019

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew himself from consideration to be formally nominated to head the Defense Department, President Donald Trump announced....
21:51, 06/18/2019

Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan as Pentagon Chief The decision followed a monthlong ethics investigation that found that Mr. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, had not acted improperly in official meetings when discussing military contractors....
22:51, 05/09/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Iranian threats against America ‘on hold’ Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Tuesday that America's deployment of additional military forces to the Persian Gulf might have given the Iranians second thoughts about attacking U.S. interests in the region. For now, he said, the threa...
19:34, 05/21/2019

Trump says Shanahan has withdrawn from Defense secretary consideration President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he will not nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to hold the position in a permanent capacity. Army Secretary Mark Esper will become the new acting defense secretary, Trump said....
20:00, 06/18/2019

Shanahan: honored by Trump's nomination to be defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he was honored by President Donald Trump's plan to nominate him to be defense secretary, after more than four months performing the job in an acting capacity....
22:51, 05/09/2019

Shanahan’s nomination comes as the Pentagon chief ‘spins a lot of plates’ SHANAHAN GETS THE JOB: Patrick Shanahan learned yesterday afternoon during a visit to the White House that after serving more than four months as acting defense secretary, he’ll be nominated by President Trump to keep the job....
15:51, 05/10/2019

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after tanker is seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions...
09:17, 07/20/2019

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a "painful" family situation that would hurt his children and reopen "wounds we have worke...
22:17, 06/18/2019

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination as Defense Secretary and Steps Down Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided to pull out from the nomination process to become full-time Defense Secretary amid news reports that he, his ex-wife and son were involved in domestic violence incidents in 2010 and 2011. “I...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Leafs president Brendan Shanahan signs 6-year extension TORONTO (AP) — Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan has signed a six-year contract extension through 2024-25. Since the Toronto native took on the role with the team in April 2014 — the beginning of the so-called “Shana-Plan” — the Leaf...
01:51, 05/15/2019

President Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan for Secretary of Defense (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, has been leading the Pentagon as acting secretary since Jan. 1, a highly unusua...
06:34, 05/10/2019

Trump Nominates Patrick Shanahan to Run the Military After Historic Delay It took 125 days, but President Donald Trump finally nominated Patrick Shanahan to be the next Secretary of Defense. Shanahan, 56, was the leading contender to become Defense Secretary since James Mattis stepped down from the job on Dec. 31. The form...
06:34, 05/10/2019

Trump to nominate Shanahan as defense secretary -White House President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, breaking with tradition by choosing a Pentagon chief who made a career at a top defense company, the White Hou...
22:34, 05/09/2019

Trump picks ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, breaking with tradition by choosing someone who made a career at a top defense company as Pentagon ch...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Shanahan would 'welcome the opportunity to be Secretary of Defense, but not at the expense of being a good father' Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says he's withdrawn from contention to become the permanent Pentagon chief because he does not want to force his three children to "relive a traumatic chapter in our family's life and reopen wounds we have...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump to nominate Patrick Shanahan to be defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to the role permanently, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday....
01:00, 05/10/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are ...
08:00, 06/19/2019

Shanahan disputes reports US might send 10,000 more troops to counter Iran He didn’t call it “fake news,” but acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters at the Pentagon that their sources “aren’t feeding you right information.”...
23:51, 05/23/2019

Shanahan to Naval Academy grads: ‘Frighten the hell out of our foes' Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan challenged the U.S. Naval Academy's 2019 graduating class to embrace failure, think creatively, and become the vanguard of a new class of officers dedicated to eliminating sexual misconduct in the ranks....
06:51, 05/25/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with ...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Trump to nominate Shanahan as defense secretary: White House President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, breaking with tradition by choosing a Pentagon chief who made a career at a top defense company, the White Hou...
22:34, 05/09/2019

New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres The increasing number of natural disasters and dangers linked to climate change, highlighted in a major UN report released on Thursday, represents “another strong wake-up call” to the world, which must be countered by finding sustainable solutions qu...
19:17, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks weighed down by concerns over trade, Italian budget Mixed trading in benchmark U.S. indexes was not enough to turn global stock markets higher Tuesday as concerns about Italy's budget and the fate of U.S.-China trade talks continued to weigh on investor sentiment, pushing safe haven U.S. Treasury yiel...
20:34, 05/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions The dollar rose and global equity markets advanced on Tuesday, led by chipmakers and companies exposed to Asia, after the United States temporarily eased trade restrictions on China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd ....
21:34, 05/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global shares advance on data boost from U.S., China Global shares rose on Monday, aided by data showing profits at Chinese industrial firms grew for the first time in four months and a strong reading of U.S. first quarter growth data last week....
12:17, 04/29/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks drop on fears of expanding trade war Global equities tumbled and safe-haven sovereign bonds surged Friday after President Donald Trump's unexpected threat of tariffs on Mexican goods added to fears that escalating trade wars will push the U.S. and other major economies into recession....
22:00, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil plunge on growing signs of global slowdown Equity markets tanked and oil prices fell sharply on Wednesday after a closely watched bond indicator pointed to the growing risk of a U.S. recession that was heightened by data showing Germany's economy in contraction and China's worsening....
22:51, 08/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Fed's Powell resists pressure for hefty rate cut, sends global stocks down Global stocks fell while the dollar rose on Wednesday as comments from U.S. Federal Reserve dampened excitement about an aggressive rate cut as early as July from the world's most important central bank....
12:00, 06/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global risk aversion Asian shares sank on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between Washington and Beijing showing no signs of easing....
06:34, 05/29/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference September 12 CHICAGO – September 10, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced that Edward Tilly, Cboe Global Markets Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Brian Schel...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Mark Carney warns global trade war could 'shipwreck' global economy - business live Bank of England governor says a global trade war could ‘shipwreck’ the global economy, while Brexit risks are increasingLatest: Mark Carney speaks in BournemouthGovernor: Sea change has hit UK economyEarlier:UK builders suffer plunging outputHousebui...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Lindsey Graham on board with Shanahan nomination, despite dispute over Syria policy Sen. Lindsey Graham is on board with Patrick Shanahan becoming the next secretary of defense although the two were at odds with one another in February over troop presence in Syria....
05:34, 05/10/2019

It's clear that Trump 'doesn't want a war with Iran,' acting US Defense Secretary Shanahan says "When the president says he doesn't want a war with Iran, I think that is pretty clear," acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters traveling with him to Indonesia....
11:00, 05/30/2019

Trump Picks Ex-Boeing Executive Patrick Shanahan For Defence Secretary President Donald Trump intends to nominate acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan to remain in the top Pentagon job, the White House said Thursday, placing a relatively low-profile and soft-spoken......
10:17, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump picks ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, breaking with tradition by choosing someone who made a career at a top defense company as Pentagon ch...
00:51, 05/10/2019

Democrats and some Republicans question Trump’s vetting process after Shanahan withdrawal Senators wonder why they weren’t told sooner about the domestic abuse allegations involving Shanahan, but they are divided over whether to investigate the matter further....
00:51, 06/19/2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan cleared in ethics probe Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has been cleared by the Pentagon's inspector general after an investigation into possible ethics violations involving ties to Boeing, his former employer....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Trump to nominate Patrick M. Shanahan as defense secretary, White House says White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday said President Trump intends to nominate Patrick M. Shanahan to become the U.S. secretary of defense, following his time serving as acting secretary....
22:17, 05/09/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon planning for possible reinforcements if situation with Iran ‘deteriorates' The Pentagon is planning for the possible deployment of additional U.S. forces to the Persian Gulf region in the event the threat from Iran worsens, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters Friday....
00:51, 06/15/2019

Shanahan Out of Running to Be Defense Secretary After Account of Domestic Incident Surfaces Patrick Shanahan, President Donald Trump’s acting secretary of Defense, withdrew his name from consideration to officially run the Pentagon, Trump announced on Tuesday....
20:17, 06/18/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 29 CHICAGO – May 22, 2019 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer and Brian Schell, Executive Vice President and Chie...
03:00, 05/23/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stocks rally, bond yields plunge after Fed hints at rate cuts A gauge of global stock markets edged near this year's peak while benchmark U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar dropped after the Federal Reserve signalled possible interest rate cuts later this year....
06:17, 06/20/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Conference Wednesday, May 30 CHICAGO – May 23, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Chris Concannon, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at Deutsche Bank’s 8th An...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 6 CHICAGO – May 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Ed Tilly, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Sandler O’Neill Global Excha...
09:17, 05/30/2019

Cboe Global Markets to Present at Sandler O’Neill Global Exchange and Brokerage Conference Thursday, June 7 CHICAGO – June 1, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that Edward Tilly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, along with Chris Concannon, President and ...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Pentagon’s Shanahan, Dunford cancel overseas travel to plan for Venezuela contingencies CHANGE OF PLANS: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford canceled plans to preside over a change of command ceremony today in Germany to remain in Washington to plan for military contingencies for Venez...
15:17, 05/02/2019

USS McCain flap prompts acting defense chief Shanahan to have aide 'look into' matter Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says his chief of staff will look into reports that the White House requested the USS John McCain be hidden from view during President Trump's visit to U.S. troops stationed in Japan....
13:51, 05/30/2019

Shanahan drops out of contention to lead Pentagon, as Trump taps Army secretary President Trump abruptly announced Tuesday that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing from consideration to lead the Pentagon and he's naming Secretary of the Army Mark Esper as his replacement. ...
21:17, 06/18/2019

Patrick Shanahan says he appreciates Trump's executive experience: 'focused on outcomes and results' Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told Fox News about why he likes working for President Trump in a “Fox & Friends” exclusive interview set to air Monday and Tuesday....
04:00, 05/13/2019

Acting Pentagon chief Shanahan defends US intelligence gathering on the crisis in Venezuela "I don't feel like we have an intelligence gap. I think we have very good reporting," acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters....
01:51, 05/04/2019

Shanahan’s shift of Pentagon funds to border projects riles Democrats in Congress BORDER WARS: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s execution of President Trump’s orders to use money from the Pentagon’s budget to fund border security has irked Democrats in Congress, foreshadowing a contentious Senate confirmation hearing no...
13:34, 05/13/2019

As Kyle Shanahan remains focused on process, 49ers hope for breakthrough on results San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan remains confident entering Year 3 with Jimmy Garoppolo returning from injury and a restocked roster.       ...
14:51, 08/07/2019

Trump, Defense boss Shanahan both deny link to USS John S. McCain ‘out of sight’ directive A mystery continues to surround a reported U.S. military email that called for the USS John S. McCain to be “out of sight” during President Trump’s recent visit to U.S. troops stationed in Japan, where the ship was docked....
10:51, 05/30/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Request to move USS John McCain made directly to Seventh Fleet The U.S. Navy's Seventh Fleet directly received a request from the White House Military Office to keep the U.S. John McCain from view during President Donald Trump's visit to Japan, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said....
23:51, 06/02/2019

White House announces Trump intends to nominate Patrick Shanahan as secretary of defense WASHINGTON (AP) — White House announces Trump intends to nominate Patrick Shanahan as secretary of defense....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Trump picks acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing exec, to be secretary of Defense President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, to formally take over the top spot at the Pentagon, the president's spokeswoman said Thursday....
00:17, 05/10/2019

Trump to nominate acting Pentagon chief Mark Esper for Defense secretary after Shanahan withdrawal Trump announced his intention to pick Esper for Defense secretary after acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan withdrew from consideration for the job....
03:17, 06/22/2019

Oil edges further above $63 on Mideast tensions Oil edged further above $63 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by rising tensions in the Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week, although signs of faltering demand capped gains....
12:17, 07/23/2019

Shanahan’s departure leaves Pentagon adrift, with a growing power vacuum and Pompeo as de facto defense secretary SHANAHAN SHOCKER: The question of why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and not acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was meeting with top commanders at the headquarters of U.S. Central Command yesterday became clear as the day wore on and news brok...
14:00, 06/19/2019

Oil edges up for third session on Mideast tensions Oil prices pushed higher on Thursday for a third day in a row, as fears of supply disruptions amid heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed an unexpected rise in U.S. inventories....
10:34, 05/16/2019

Oil up more than 1% on Mideast tensions and supply cuts Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts as well as continued crude disruptions from Russia after a contamination problem discovered last month....
22:51, 05/27/2019

Shanahan to meet Chinese counterpart at Singapore security conference as he lays out US strategy to counter China’s military expansionism SHANAHAN AT SHANGRI-LA: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is in Singapore today, where he is scheduled to deliver a major speech announcing the Pentagon’s new strategy for the Indo-Asia Pacific. The venue is the annual international security ...
17:51, 05/31/2019

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said....
02:17, 05/24/2019

Oil rises on U.S. stock decline, Mideast tensions Oil prices rose 1% on Wednesday, supported by a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and tensions over Iran, but concern about global oil demand capped further gains....
19:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. Commander Weighs an Expanded Mideast Force The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said he may recommend a return to a larger U.S. military presence in the area after concluding that a recent build up there helped curtail Iranian threats....
09:17, 06/10/2019

Mideast Insurgents Enter the Age of Drone Warfare Yemen’s Houthi rebels have launched armed drone attacks with far more precision and reach than the U.S. and its Gulf allies have publicly acknowledged, people familiar with the matter said, showing how readily-available technology is creating new dan...
19:51, 05/02/2019

In Bahrain, U.S. Tries to Promote Mideast Peace Through Prosperity A conference organized by the White House was meant to show the economic benefits of its peace plan to Palestinians and Israelis. But major players were absent....
21:51, 06/25/2019

Mideast protests in Iran, elsewhere mark ‘Jerusalem Day’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians have begun rallies across the country to mark Quds, or Jerusalem Day, which will see demonstrations across the Mideast as the Trump administration tries to offer an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. The annual protests — al...
10:17, 05/31/2019

Israel will consider U.S. Mideast plan, Palestinians to boycott Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal....
02:17, 06/24/2019

Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an unexpected rise in U.S. inventories....
08:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. Deploys Forces to Mideast to Deter Iran The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and a number of bombers to the Middle East to serve as a deterrent to Iran based on new intelligence that suggests allied interests and American forces could be imperiled....
10:34, 05/06/2019

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made an...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Kushner will put out political plan for Mideast conflict at 'right time' White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday the economic issues of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict were solvable and he will put out a political plan when the time is right....
16:34, 06/26/2019

Iraq, Lebanon to stay away from Mideast peace conference An Iraqi foreign ministry spokesman says his government will stay away from a Mideast peace conference expected to take place in late June in the tiny Gulf Arab state of Bahrain....
22:00, 06/12/2019

Oil falls 1.6% despite big draw in crude inventories, Mideast tensions Oil prices fells on Wednesday, erasing earlier gains, despite the Energy Information Administration data showing a big draw in U.S. crude inventories....
13:17, 07/27/2019

EU urges US to respect both sides in Mideast peace moves BRUSSELS (AP) — European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is urging the United States to respect the needs of both Israelis and the Palestinians in any future Mideast peace moves. Juncker’s office says that in a meeting Tuesday, Preside...
21:00, 06/04/2019

Trump’s son-in-law still tight-lipped on Mideast peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law is being tight-lipped about the guts of the long-awaited White House blueprint for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. At a think tank event in Washington Thursday,...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Jared Kushner says Mideast peace plan won’t say ‘two states’ Jared Kushner said the White House has developed a “detailed” blueprint for a Mideast peace plan that will avoid longstanding mentions of a two-state solution with the Palestinians. President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law vowed Thursday to ta...
21:51, 05/03/2019

B-52, aircraft carrier in Mideast over Iran conduct exercise The U.S. military says a B-52 bomber and an aircraft carrier dispatched to the Mideast over a perceived threat from Iran have conducted a joint exercise together in the Arabian Sea....
14:17, 06/02/2019

Key US official on Mideast peace addresses Security Council A key architect of the long-awaited U.S. plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace is warning that "nothing can be meaningfully fixed" until Gaza's Hamas rulers and Palestinian Islamic Jihad renounce their vows to destroy Israel and stop carrying out violen...
05:00, 05/23/2019

US to roll out economic part of Mideast peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will roll out the first phase of its Middle East peace plan next month at a conference in Bahrain on the economic benefits that could flow from an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The plan envisions large-scale inve...
01:51, 05/20/2019

Gazans on strike to protest US conference on Mideast peace GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinians in Gaza are on general strike, with stores and public institutions shuttering in protest of the Trump administration’s conference in Bahrain, which focuses on the economic portion of the White HouseR...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Pentagon: US moving Patriot missile battery to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the U.S. will move a Patriot missile battery into the Middle East region to counter threats from Iran. The department provided no details, but a defense official says the move comes after intelligence showed that t...
00:17, 05/11/2019

Ramadan in Mideast is for fasting and Facebook, data shows DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Technology is reshaping the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, with its long days of fasting and prayer meant to draw worshippers closer to God and away from worldly distractions. People in the Middle East spend close to...
12:34, 05/28/2019

No One Is Going to Show Up for Jared Kushner's Mideast Economic Summit Trump advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner has spent years working on a plan to untangle the Israel and Palestine conflict. His general idea seems to be that economic investment will fix the conflict, not political negotiation. Unsurprisingly, the pl...
05:51, 06/24/2019

Kushner in Mideast to drum up support for peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is in the Middle East to drum up support for his as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. A White House official says Kushner, along with Trump’...
16:00, 05/28/2019

In Libyan War, Turkey Takes Sides Against Mideast Rivals Turkey is providing military assistance to Libyan authorities that has allowed the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli to contain the advance of a powerful militia commander but also opened a deadly new front in conflicts pitting Ankara against Middle ...
14:00, 07/02/2019

Correction: United States-Iran-Mideast story International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond ....
01:17, 05/16/2019

Palestinians reject U.S. Mideast peace plan as 'snow job' Palestinians gathered in the West Bank Monday to rally against what they consider a "snow job" Mideast peace plan unveiled by the Trump administration....
21:34, 06/24/2019

Palestinians stage protests against Mideast peace conference HALHUL, West Bank (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinians are protesting throughout the West Bank against this week’s economic conference in Bahrain that will kick off the Trump administration’s plan for Mideast peace. Palestinians on Monday pour...
17:17, 06/24/2019

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move to counter what they have described as new threats from Iran and its allies....
20:34, 05/24/2019

Palestinian forces arrest participant in US Mideast workshop JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority says it has arrested one of the few Palestinian participants in the White House-led Mideast peace conference. A Palestinian security official said intelligence forces detained businessman Salah Abu Mayala on...
19:34, 06/29/2019

Jordanian PM: Economic plan no substitute for Mideast peace Jordan’s prime minister says that no economic deal can be a substitute for a peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians, echoing remarks by critics of the Trump administration’s peace summit in Bahrain last month...
17:34, 07/07/2019

Oil falls on demand concerns after gains on Mideast tensions Oil prices fell on Monday on concerns about the possibility of weakening demand after large gains last week caused tensions between the United States and Iran....
17:51, 06/24/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian markets waver amid global growth, trade uncertainty Asian shares wobbled on Tuesday, U.S. Treasury yields fell and gold rose as weak global manufacturing activity reinforced worries about slowing growth while uncertainties over the prospect of a Sino-U.S. trade deal also hurt sentiment....
06:34, 07/02/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock markets, bonds rally in expectation of rate cuts Record low bond yields in Europe and the expectation of further interest rate cuts by central banks worldwide helped push global stock market indices higher Wednesday as the benchmark U.S. S&P 500 hit another record high....
21:17, 07/03/2019

US Sending Carrier, Bombers To Mideast "Psychological Warfare", Says Iran Iran's top security body dismissed as "psychological warfare" a US announcement that a carrier strike group and bombers are being sent to the Middle East as a message to Tehran, the semi-official......
15:00, 05/07/2019

Oil falls after Saudi assurances on market balance, Mideast tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia reiterated it would aim to keep the market balanced and try to reduce tensions in the Middle East, while industry data showed a surprise increase in U.S. crude inventories....
04:17, 05/22/2019

Inside Trump's $50 billion economic plan for Mideast peace The Trump administration's Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion transportation corridor to connect the West Bank and G...
19:51, 06/22/2019

Palestinians reject Kushner 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administration's long-awaited Middle East peace plan....
19:51, 06/22/2019

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran ‘step back’ BAGHDAD (AP) — The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to “step back and recalculate” in response to a U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf area. Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie says it’s to...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Oil prices slip on demand fears, Mideast tensions ease Oil prices edged lower on Monday as crude demand concerns resurfaced and the possibility of an imminent conflict between the United States and Iran faded....
21:00, 06/24/2019

Oil climbs over $1/bbl on U.S.-China trade deal hopes, Mideast tension Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after news that China and the United States were resuming trade talks ahead of a meeting at the G20 summit later this month, spurring hopes that the two countries would resolve an ongoing trade war....
23:34, 06/18/2019

Lebanon slams Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has criticized the Trump administration’s $50 billion investment proposal, part of its Middle East peace plan, saying Beirut will not be “tempted” by money at the expense ...
14:17, 06/23/2019

Japan undecided on response to U.S. plan for Mideast maritime coalition: PM Abe Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Sunday he had not yet decided on how to respond to an expected U.S. request to send its navy to join a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen....
17:51, 07/21/2019

US commander says Mideast buildup prompted Iran 'step back' The top commander of U.S. forces in the Mideast says Iran appears to have decided to "step back and recalculate" in response to a U.S. military buildup in the Persian Gulf area....
00:00, 06/07/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf shares dip as Fed hints no further rate cuts Major Gulf stock markets fell on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates by 25 basis points but, significantly, signalled the move may not mark the beginning of a long easing cycle. Markets had been looking for the Fed to signa...
15:51, 08/01/2019

US-registered planes barred over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. The FAA...
07:17, 06/21/2019

Cracks are appearing in the Mideast's most important alliance. That's bad news for Trump The partnership of Saudi Arabia and the UAE is the closest anywhere in the Mideast. It goes back decades, fashioned by antipathy towards Iran and support for Sunni causes across the Muslim world. But cracks in the alliance are appearing....
10:00, 08/22/2019

Ayatollah Khamenei Condemns US Mideast Plan As "Great Betrayal" Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday slammed a US Middle East peace plan as a "great betrayal of the Islamic world", and warned Gulf rivals not to back it....
15:17, 06/05/2019

Oil edges higher on U.S. inventory decline, escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains as rising tensions with Iran fueled concerns about supply disruptions and as U.S. inventory data showed a much bigger than expected drop in crude stockpiles....
07:51, 07/24/2019

Trump sees Mideast peace. Others see a ‘racist, colonial mentality.’ Next week the administration will hold an event aimed wooing West Bank development projects, but the Palestinian political and business communities have rejected it outright....
11:51, 06/19/2019

Trump says he will likely release Mideast peace plan after Israel elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release a peace plan for the region that was designed by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner....
00:51, 08/19/2019

Pentagon, White House to Discuss Plan for More Mideast Troops Top Pentagon leaders will meet with White House officials to discuss sending several thousand additional U.S. troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:34, 05/23/2019

U.S., Bahrain to Host Economic Forum in Mideast Peace Push The Trump administration is inviting government officials and business leaders from the Middle East and Europe to Bahrain next month to discuss economic aspects of its plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians....
04:17, 05/20/2019

U.S. to unveil 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace at Bahrain conference The first stage of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched in Bahrain on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to drum up $50 billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an "economy first" approach...
00:34, 06/25/2019

US sending aircraft carrier to Mideast, citing Iran threats The U.S. is rushing an aircraft carrier and other military resources to the Middle East after seeing Iranian troops and proxy forces making preparations for attacks against U.S. forces and interests in the region, a defense official told The Associat...
06:17, 05/07/2019

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. The FAA made...
08:34, 06/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Chinese trade data calms volatile global markets Stronger-than-expected Chinese export data helped push global stock markets higher on Thursday following a volatile week that had investors scrambling for safety due to fears of a worldwide economic pullback....
17:51, 08/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Gold gains as trade concerns weigh on global markets Signs of further escalation of the trade war between the United States and China and weak economic data from the United Kingdom weighed on global markets Friday, capping a volatile week that has pushed gold up to its highest level in six years....
17:00, 08/09/2019

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker, namely that the United States will not accept China’s militarization of man-made islands in the Sou...
23:34, 06/03/2019

Former coach Mike Shanahan 'was close' to returning to Broncos for the 2018 season The former coach said he spoke with Broncos executive John Elway, but that talks "didn't work out" following the 2017 season.       ...
21:51, 08/18/2019

U.N. chief says important Mideast peace efforts realize two-state vision United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday it was important "to pursue peace efforts to realize the vision of two States, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security."...
00:34, 06/26/2019

Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous," his Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt told the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday....
19:34, 07/23/2019

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, taking aim at what he called “the constant drumbeat of tired rhetoric that is design...
03:00, 07/24/2019

MIDEAST-STOCKS-Financials lift Dubai, most Gulf markets rise Dubai stocks rose on Sunday, lifted by financials and real estate, while other Gulf markets also gained after falling in recent sessions amid concerns about rising geopolitical risk in the region....
14:51, 06/30/2019

Oil rises on supply cuts, Mideast tensions; trade worries cap gains Oil futures rose on Tuesday as Middle East tensions and OPEC supply cuts kept global benchmark Brent crude above $64 a barrel, while gains were limited by the U.S.-China trade dispute that has dragged on the global economy and crimped oil demand....
22:00, 07/09/2019

Trump team faces tough audiences as it sells Mideast plan President Donald Trump's top Mideast advisers face skeptical audiences as they visit several locations in the region and in Europe starting Tuesday to rally support for what they have billed as a workshop on the economic foundations of peace between ...
19:17, 05/28/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Oil, geopolitical tensions weigh on Saudi; most Gulf markets down Saudi Arabia's stock market fell on Tuesday for the fourth straight day, weakened by a combination of lower oil prices and geopolitical tension in the Middle East, while Egypt's blue-chip index was buoyed by its largest lender. The Saudi index wa...
17:51, 05/07/2019

Port visit canceled to speed aircraft carrier’s deployment to Mideast The decision to have the USS Abraham Lincoln skip a planned trip to Croatia was in response to “recent and clear indications” that Iran was preparing to attack U.S. troops, officials said....
22:34, 05/07/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudis post worst day in a month, Dubai best in nearly a year Saudi Arabia's stock index suffered it biggest single-day loss in a month amid a host of poor earnings, while Emaar Properties pushed Dubai's market to nearly a year-high. Saudi's index fell 1.5% in its worst day sinc...
17:17, 07/29/2019

Oil loses ground on jitters over economy, hint of MidEast tensions easing Oil prices fell on Monday as investors fretted over the outlook for global economic growth, while weekend talks between Iran and major powers ended on a generally positive note, suggesting an easing of tensions in the Middle East....
13:17, 07/29/2019

Explainer: Japan's Abe faces headache from U.S. plan for Mideast maritime coalition Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces a tough diplomatic challenge from an expected U.S. request to send its navy to join a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen....
11:51, 07/18/2019

Oil rises to $69 as Mideast tension and supply cuts offset trade concerns Oil rose to about $69 a barrel on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts, though concern over the U.S.-China trade dispute and global economy capped gains....
18:51, 05/27/2019

Trump Mideast plan hits nerve in Lebanon, stirs old fears U.S. President Donald Trump's vision for Mideast peace has hit a raw nerve in Lebanon, reviving fears of any plan that would permanently settle Palestinian refugees in the country and shift its Christian-Muslim sectarian balance....
22:00, 06/24/2019

Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan met by Palestinians with heavy skepticism The Trump administration has announced the first step of what it considers a blueprint for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, encouraging fiscal investment in exchange for a cease-fire....
16:00, 05/20/2019

Arab Officials Mute Criticism of Israel at Mideast Peace Conference The most striking feature of the Trump administration’s conference showcasing the economic side of its Middle East peace plan was what was largely absent: criticism of Israeli policy toward the Palestinian territories....
10:17, 06/27/2019

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears Jordan's King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict that would make his country a homeland for Palestinians....
13:00, 06/18/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Major Gulf markets sag on escalating U.S.-China trade war Major Middle Eastern stock markets fell on Tuesday, led lower by financial stocks and mirroring losses in global markets triggered by the U.S. calling China a currency manipulator in a rapi...
16:51, 08/06/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Oil slips but ends week higher on Mideast supply disruption fears Oil prices edged lower on Friday due to demand fears amid a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks, but both benchmarks ended the week higher on rising concerns over supply disruptions in Middle East shipments due to U.S.-Iran political tensions....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Trump's Son-In-Law's Economic Plan For Mideast Peace Faces Arab Rejection US President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation and exasperation in the Arab world, even as some in......
07:51, 06/23/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi rises to its best day in 7 months, leading Gulf rally Saudi Arabia's stock market rose sharply on Tuesday ahead of its introduction into the MSCI emerging markets index after this session's close, while all major Gulf bourses rallied. Saudi's index rose 2% for its biggest single-day gain...
16:34, 05/28/2019

Iranians march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the "deal of the century."...
11:17, 05/31/2019

Oil edges up on U.S. stocks fall, Mideast tensions, trade talk signs Oil prices nudged higher on Wednesday on rising tensions over Iran, a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and positive signs on Sino-U.S. talks, although worries about weak demand kept a cap on gains....
11:34, 07/24/2019

As Trump tries to end ‘endless wars,’ America’s biggest Mideast base is getting bigger The United States remains deeply involved in regional conflicts, and the Al Udeid Air Base is “in the center of everything,” a U.S. commander said. Qatar has used a 2017 blockade by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations to strengthen its military relat...
01:34, 08/22/2019

Former Missouri governor and SEAL Eric Greitens to deploy to Mideast with Navy Former Missouri governor and former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens says he will deploy with the Navy to the Middle East this year, according to a new report....
23:51, 05/23/2019

Shanahan: US posture toward Iran 'deterrence' Top Trump administration officials are briefing members of Congress on Iran after weeks of escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf that have raised alarms on Capitol Hill over a possible military confrontation with the Islamic Republic. (May 21) ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

The Latest: Shanahan calls out China over South China Sea U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is describing China’s actions to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion.”...
04:34, 06/01/2019

Trump billionaire friend aimed to profit from Mideast nuclear deal -Democrats Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, said a ...
00:51, 07/30/2019

Iranians, Iraqis march to back Palestinians, reject Trump Mideast plan Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual "Quds (Jerusalem) Day" in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan that U.S. President Donald Trump has touted as the "deal of the century"....
15:17, 05/31/2019

Trump administration touts Mideast peace plan at Kushner’s Bahrain ‘workshop’ The Peace to Prosperity Workshop begins in Bahrain with a vision for $50 billion in investment but scant political proposals for an Israeli-Palestinian settlement....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner returns to Mideast with peace plan First son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is back in the Middle East trying to win support for his Israeli-Palestinian peace plan — which has yet to be unveiled to the public. A White House official said Tuesday that Kushner, along with Presi...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Kushner's economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection U.S. President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation and exasperation in the Arab world, even as some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance....
05:00, 06/23/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi extends gains, other markets ease ahead of earnings Saudi Arabia's stock market rose for a sixth day with banks leading the rally on the back of a positive earnings outlook, while most other Gulf bourses fell back as investors await corporate results. In Saudi Arabia the Tadawul main index rose 0....
17:34, 07/15/2019

Trump's Mideast envoy slams UN over 'Band-Aid' solutions to Israel-Palestinian conflict The Trump administration's chief negotiator for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict delivered a blunt message to the United Nations Security Council Wednesday, asserting that it is time “to move past Band-Aid solutions" and claiming that the U.N. agency...
05:00, 05/23/2019

In Bahrain, U.S. to launch economic part of Mideast peace plan amid skepticism The first stage of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to begin drumming up $50 billion in investment but which Palestinians deride as an "economy first" approach ...
09:34, 06/25/2019

Merchant ships urged to avoid using private armed teams in Mideast Gulf Shipping companies sailing through the Middle East Gulf are being urged to avoid having private armed security guards onboard as the risk of escalation in the region rises, industry associations say....
18:17, 07/12/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Banks lead most Gulf markets higher, Kuwait keeps rallying Major Gulf markets closed higher on Tuesday, mostly riding on banks after Egypt's EFG Hermes forecast a higher second-quarter profit for the Middle East's financial sector, while Kuwait continued to rise for a...
15:34, 07/09/2019

Jared Kushner says successful Mideast peace plan will be ‘Iran’s worst nightmare’ In a rare interview, senior Trump administration adviser Jared Kushner spoke about his involvement in the Middle East peace process and what the administration hopes to accomplish. ...
22:34, 06/26/2019

Henry Kissinger assesses Trump's 'Deal of the Century' for Mideast, praises Israeli PM Famed former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will mark his 96th birthday Monday, but he hasn't retired from sharing his insights on global affairs....
11:34, 05/24/2019

IMF's Lagarde says Israel-Palestinian peace needed to draw lasting MidEast investment An Israeli-Palestinian peace deal is needed to bring lasting investment to the Middle East region, the International Monetary Fund's head said on Wednesday....
16:34, 06/26/2019

Oil crawls up amid Mideast tensions; weak demand outlook caps gains Oil prices nudged higher on Thursday amid Middle East tensions and after weekly U.S. crude stocks dropped more than expected, but gains were stemmed by a fragile demand outlook on increasing signs of slowing global economic growth....
08:00, 07/25/2019

Trump billionaire friend aimed to profit from Mideast nuclear deal: Democrats Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, said a ...
00:51, 07/30/2019

Kushner’s economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection RIYADH/AMMAN/CAIRO – Arab politicians and commentators greeted US President Donald Trump’s $50 billion Middle East economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation, although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance. In Isr...
02:51, 06/24/2019

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
06:51, 05/25/2019

As Trump team prepares Mideast plan, Palestinians face financial crisis Israel and the United States are putting the financial squeeze on the Palestinian Authority, where opposition to a long-awaited U.S. peace plan and anger over Israeli sanctions remain strong....
13:17, 05/01/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi hit by profit-taking, financials drag major Gulf markets Saudi Arabia's stock market fell on Monday to its lowest point in eight months, hurt by profit-taking in its banks, while most major Middle Eastern markets also slid sharply. The Saudi index was down 1.5 percent, weaken...
17:17, 05/06/2019

Trump’s Mideast peace plan hinges on $50B investment, offers Palestinians deal of ‘the century’ President Trump’s plan for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians will be presented Tuesday in Bahrain, as part of what the White House calls an “opportunity of the century” nearly two years in the making....
18:51, 06/24/2019

Kushner meets with leaders of Jordan, Israel on first day of Mideast tour to unveil peace plan Jared Kushner met with the leaders of Jordan and Israel on Wednesday to outline the administration's Mideast peace plan on the first day of a five-country tour through the region....
13:17, 08/01/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt snaps winning streak, while MSCI upgrade keeps lifting Kuwait Egypt's blue-chip index snapped four straight days of gains on Thursday as most of its stocks dropped, while Kuwait rose for the sixth consecutive session after MSCI decided to upgrade Kuwaiti equities to its main emerging markets index. Egypt's ...
16:17, 07/04/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Qatar jumps on PM’s visit to Saudi as major Gulf markets leap Qatar's stock market surged to its biggest intra-day high in nine months on Thursday after report that Qatar's prime minister will attend an Arab summit in Saudi Arabia, while all major Gulf bourses also rallied mostly riding on financial stocks. ...
15:34, 05/30/2019

Netanyahu’s struggle to form a coalition spells trouble for Kushner’s Mideast peace plan President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, might have to shelve his long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace due to a dispute in Jerusalem that's put Benjamin Netanyahu's political future at stake....
23:00, 05/29/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Geopolitical concerns continue to weigh on Saudi, Egypt extends losses Saudi Arabia's stock market fell sharply on Monday to drop for a fourth straight session as geopolitical concerns in the Gulf region weighed, while Egypt's blue-chip index also extended its losing streak. Yemen's Iran-backed Houthi movement att...
16:51, 06/24/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Trade war truce lifts Gulf markets, Dubai leads gains Most major Gulf markets gained on Sunday, reacting to positive global market sentiment after the United States and China agreed to a trade war truce at the G20 meeting. The two powers agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after U.S. Pre...
17:00, 06/30/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Cement makers stir Saudi stock rally, Dubai slips Saudi Arabia's stock market gained on Wednesday, lifted for a second session by a results-driven rally in cement producers, while Dubai's slipped after Emaar Properties traded ex-dividend and its shares hit a one-month lo...
17:00, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump billionaire friend aimed to profit from Mideast nuclear deal -Democrats Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, said a ...
06:17, 07/30/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Dubai ends lower on property, banking as Gulf markets mixed Dubai's stock market closed down on Sunday, dragged lower by property and banking shares as Gulf markets ended the day mixed amid rising geopolitical tensions that have shaken investor confidence. Dubai's main index fell 2.2%, led by a 3.1% decl...
17:00, 05/19/2019

Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces....
03:51, 06/18/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Bank dents Abu Dhabi as cement makers strengthen Saudi index The Abu Dhabi stock market fell sharply on Tuesday, dragged down by First Abu Dhabi Bank(FAB), while the Saudi index was lifted by its cement producers. Abu Dhabi's index dropped 1.4 percent as First Abu Dha...
15:51, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump billionaire friend aimed to profit from Mideast nuclear deal -Democrats Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, said a ...
00:51, 07/30/2019

Shanahan to call out China over South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he will call out China’s bad behavior in a speech Saturday, including what he termed the excessive militarization of manmade islands in the South China Sea. Shanahan says ChinaR...
13:51, 05/31/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Emaar lifts Dubai to eight-month high; weak earnings hurt Saudi Stock markets in the United Arab Emirates outperformed the region on Tuesday thanks to their blue-chip developers, while disappointing corporate earnings and falling oil prices dragged Saudi shares lower. Oil slipp...
15:34, 07/23/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Gulf tensions weigh on Saudi market, Abu Dhabi extends winning streak Saudi Arabia's stock market dropped on Monday as banks and petrochemical shares weighed on the index against a backdrop of political tensions in the region, while Dubai and Abu Dhabi bourses rose sharply on gain...
15:51, 07/22/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Egypt extends gains on inflation data, Gulf dips on recession fears Egyptian blue-chip stocks rose to their highest in nearly three and a half months, extending the previous session's gains, after Egypt reported better-than-expected inflation data for the month of July. Most Gulf markets traded on Wednesday afte...
16:17, 08/14/2019

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement, which has been approved by the Board of Directors of each company by un...
03:34, 05/02/2019

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension....
00:51, 05/23/2019

Ford Focus Focus retains its position as the best-in-class to drive – spec dependent – while adding extra space, functionality and connectivity The market introduction of the fourth-generation Ford Focus has been a slightly piecemeal and incremental process, b...
18:51, 07/16/2019

How to keep focus in the office Most of our workplaces are cluttered with distractions of many different kinds. These distractions are especially present in a popular open-office settings, which are proving to be more and more disruptive to the general productivity of teams. From m...
09:00, 07/12/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Weighed down by bank stocks, Saudi market dips after U.S. rate cut Saudi Arabian equities declined on Sunday, weighed down by banking shares, in line with major markets on Friday after the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates, which was followed by rate cuts by most Gulf central banks. "...
17:17, 08/04/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks fall as Almarai disappoints, Kuwait extends gains Saudi stocks fell on Sunday in response to a fall in profits at food company Almarai and weakness in blue-chip stocks, while the Kuwait index rose for the seventh straight session buoyed by the recent MSCI move to upgrade Kuwaiti stoc...
15:51, 07/07/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks pressured by banks, Industries Qatar lifts Doha Saudi shares ended lower on Sunday, hit by weakness in banking stocks, while the Qatari index snapped a three-day losing streak as Industries Qatar's rebounded after steep declines on its first-half results. The Saudi index eased by 0.3%, with Sa...
18:51, 08/18/2019

MIDEAST STOCKS-Saudi stocks end losing streak, Iran sanctions weigh on most of Gulf Saudi Arabia's stock market snapped a four-day losing streak in late wave of buying on Tuesday, while other major Middle East bourses dropped after the United States imposed sanctions on Iran's leadership. Saudi Arabia's share index was up 0.6% w...
15:51, 06/25/2019

Dogs in focus - in pictures A selection of works at the exhibition Photographic Dog Show includes images from some of the world’s finest photographers, including Elliott Erwitt, Bruce Weber, Martin Usborne among others, who all happen to have a love of caninesChrist Church & St...
09:00, 06/20/2019

The future of the RMB: special focus Euromoney's latest coverage of how Beijing is seeking to globalize the renminbi, through currency swaps and trade-financing facilities; the rise of the offshore bond market; and how fee-hungry banks are salivating at the prospect of the RMB’s gro...
22:51, 04/28/2019

New Ford Focus ST priced from under £30,000 in UK Most powerful Focus ST yet gets clever, driver-focused tech and a sportier edge The new Ford Focus ST will be available from £29,495 in the UK, with first customer deliveries due to begin next month. The entry-level variant will be the ST hatch in 1...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Crude Oil Clarity: Focus on This! The chart below of crude oil looks at the final week of October. You can see that after a few days of sideways action, prices turned up on October 26. The question before traders that day was simple: Would crude's price keep rising?...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Build your own IT pro toolbox If you're in the business of repairing PCs, smartphones, or tablets, then you need the right tools to help you get the job done in a fast, efficient, and safe way. Here are a selection of tools that you need that will make your job -- and life -- eas...
20:51, 08/03/2019

Now You Can Build Your Own Windows 2-in-1 Slapping the term STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) on a toy, even one with questionable educational value, has become a popular way for companies to convince parents a product is worth buying their kids. That’s rarely the case...
22:34, 06/19/2019

With focus on Hodeidah, Yemen's war rages on elsewhere With global attention on Yemen focused on a fragile truce in its main port of Hodeidah, fighting between rival forces in the country's four-year war has surged elsewhere....
15:51, 05/05/2019

Ford Focus ST 2019 UK review All-new Ford Focus ST touches down in the UK, blending impressive dynamism and performance with everyday usability So here we are, then. After our first passenger rides and test drives on the Continent, the ST version of the fourth-generation Ford ...
16:17, 08/14/2019

Focus on Your Kids' Health, Not Their Weight Recently WW, the company formerly known as Weight Watchers, introduced a “health coaching” app for kids called Kurbo. It’s obviously meant for weight loss, even though dieting isn’t appropriate for many kids, and can lead to disordered eating. Health...
13:34, 08/22/2019

Understand Whether You Should Focus on the Process or the Product When I was in college, I had an adviser who kept telling me to focus on the process, not the product. I wasn’t very good at following that advice, in part because I didn’t really understand what it meant....
05:17, 07/31/2019

Stocks advance to end first half as G20 in focus A gauge of global stocks climbed on Friday in advance of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities notched their best first half since 1997....
03:34, 06/29/2019

Focus@Will uses music to help you get more stuff done, and it’s over 75% off today While the radio or the music of your favorite band might seem like a solution to help screen out the noise, you might be surprised how broadcasts and even off-kilter composition can still throw you off your game. Focus@Will is created with a simple p...
19:34, 07/08/2019

Rapinoe is focus despite not featuring in USWNT's win It was an enthralling semifinal that had it all -- a contentious offside decision, a penalty, a red card, wonderful saves and three ruthlessly taken goals -- but it was a player who did not feature in the US' 2-1 win over England in Lyon who was the ...
16:51, 07/03/2019

First ride: 2019 Ford Focus ST With the imminent arrival of an all-new Focus ST, we hitch a ride to see if it can bottle the brilliance of its little brother "The spirit of everything we learned from the Fiesta ST is definitely in there," says Leo Roeks, peering up at the differe...
20:51, 05/22/2019

New BMW 1 Series reinvented with focus on practicality Front-driven platform for mainstream models, AMG A35 in crosshairs of new 302bhp, all-wheel drive M135i range-topper BMW has revealed the completely re-engineered 1 Series, with the range-topping 302bhp M135i model given all-wheel drive for the firs...
02:17, 05/27/2019

Pelosi: 80% of Trump’s focus is on infrastructure President Trump is so focused on winning a bipartisan deal to rebuild America’s transportation infrastructure that it dominates discussions with Democratic leaders, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
17:00, 06/19/2019

7 back-to-school gadgets to help you focus When school starts, it still feels like summer. These gadgets will combat the transition back to full-day classes in high school or college when the weather is still distracting. Jot down notes on a laptop, avoid cable clutter, and use an endless not...
02:34, 08/21/2019

How to Get Android's New 'Focus Mode' Early The imminent launch of Android 10 (née “Android Q”) will bring a host of new things to do, and several built-in Android apps are also prepping a few fun features that you can try out right now—no Android Q needed. These include Google’s own Digital W...
21:34, 08/22/2019

NIH to focus on HIV treatment to replace ART therapy Health experts have prioritized research to develop a therapy that can replace ART and still achieve HIV remission, Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told UPI....
22:34, 06/07/2019

Ford Focus is the UK's most frequently stolen car News 24 May, 2019 The Ford Focus proved to be the most stolen car in 2018, while Staffordshire had the street with the highest number of thefts...
17:51, 05/24/2019

Oil's Rebound Above $60 Increases Focus on Technicals A recent rebound in U.S. crude-oil prices back above $60 is increasing focus on gauges of market momentum, the latest swing in a topsy-turvy year for energy markets....
19:34, 07/11/2019

New Ford Focus ST estate revealed Ford’s Skoda Octavia vRS estate rival is priced from £30,595 and on sale in the summer Ford has released the first images of the new Focus ST in load-lugging estate form ahead of orders opening in the summer. Like the hatchback, the ST estate will b...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Ford Focus ST 2019 review Ford’s hot hatch formula for the class-leading Fiesta ST has been applied to the 276bhp Mustang-engined Focus ST. Does it work? Normally, we would not begin a review of the latest, possibly greatest hot hatchback with a reference to Ferrari, but be...
12:34, 07/01/2019

How to build the ultimate value campervan Inspired by recent kite-surfing adventures. We let our imagination run riot to create the perfect SUV antidote Last year, I spent a week kite-surfing in Sicily. Needless to say, I was about the oldest person at the kite-surfing centre and was surrou...
16:51, 07/28/2019

It Took Over 400,000 Lego Bricks To Build This Car For both Lego and Forza fans, one of the coolest things on stage during yesterday’s Microsoft E3 2019 press conference was a full-scale Lego brick McLaren Senna, punctuating the announcement of Forza Horizon 4's Lego Speed Champions expansion. It...
19:51, 06/10/2019

| Djokovic in low key Wimbledon build-up Novak Djokovic says he had decided to skip playing a Wimbledon warm-up tournament this year inorder to rest and recover from a long clay-court season....
17:51, 06/19/2019

What type of website are you looking to build? Deciding on the type of website you’re making right from the outset can save you plenty of time in the long run. Because if you spend time and effort on making a certain type of site, only to be forced to try and turn it into something entirel...
15:34, 06/12/2019

Should we build cities from scratch? With another 2.5 billion urban dwellers predicted within the next 30 years, should we expand existing cities? Or is there a case for starting afresh?Do you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your storyPeople have been building new cities from...
12:17, 07/10/2019

How to build a spelling bee champion As a tutor, what makes the National Spelling Bee so fulfilling is that it represents the culmination of dozens of hours of study spent practicing these skills with my studentsThe Scripps National Spelling Bee is an object of curiosity and bemusement....
14:34, 05/28/2019

Build your own $20,000 Windows 10 workstation Got a few tens of thousands of dollars burning a hole in your pocket? Here is a high-performance Windows 10 workstation that will be able to chew through any job you throw at it....
22:00, 06/14/2019

How Lexus is using tea and origami to build your next car You tend to think of most modern production cars as being far from hand built. High-volume components are punched out or moulded before being assembled with lots of robots and a few technicians on a constantly moving production line. It’s not ...
18:17, 06/19/2019

Here’s what we need to build our first moon base Half a century after humans first walked on the moon, a number of private companies and nations are planning to build permanent bases on the lunar surface. Despite the technological progress since the Apollo era, this will be extremely challenging. S...
18:17, 08/06/2019

How to build an innovation hub that’s actually innovative Innovation hubs created by corporations have grown in popularity in the past decade. But with a growing number of failed innovation hubs helping fuel the criticism they have garnered over the years, it makes one wonder if that criticism is warranted ...
18:51, 08/07/2019

Eli Manning: My focus is on doing the job, not keeping the job, as NY Giants quarterback Presence of Daniel Jones presents different QB dynamic as Giants open camp, but Eli Manning believes altering his approach would be a foolish game.       ...
01:51, 07/25/2019

Deliveroo quits Germany to focus on other markets British food delivery service Deliveroo will cease operations in Germany on Friday to focus on other markets in Europe and beyond, a spokesman for the Amazon-backed company said on Monday....
08:17, 08/13/2019

Beauty Brands Focus on Women of Color Customers with darker complexions are finding more makeup options, as startups and established brands follow Fenty Beauty by Rihanna in targeting an untapped market with inclusive offerings....
03:34, 07/15/2019

Reliance Jio To Focus On Subscriber Numbers Not Tariffs Its strategy is aimed at prolonging the pressure on rivals such as Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, whose revenue and profits have plunged since the launch of Jio...
09:17, 07/22/2019

Banks boost Wall Street with G20 in focus U.S. stocks rose on Friday, as big banks gained after clearing the Federal Reserve's stress test, while investors kept a watch on the G20 summit where a meeting between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping could lay the groundwork to resolve their ...
19:34, 06/28/2019

ActionDash 4.0 lets you set a schedule for 'focus mode' Earlier this year, ActionDash added "focus mode" to its list of features to help you cut down on screentime even more. By doing so, the digital wellbeing app was able to offer the functionality before Google rolls out its own version with Android Q l...
01:00, 08/10/2019

This Dealership Was Incredibly Stupid About a Ford Focus RS Folks, hello. Welcome to the first episode of It’s the Car Time, brought to you by The Jalopnik Teens. It’s finally time to talk cars. Not that we don’t do enough of that here already....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Novartis CEO says cannabis isn't a focus despite Tilray partnership Speaking with CNBC's Jim Cramer from the "Healthy Returns" conference in New York City, Novartis CEO Vas Narasimhan says cannabis is "not a focus" for the pharma company....
23:00, 05/21/2019

Oil prices steady, focus turns to G-20 gathering Oil prices were steady on Friday, with the focus shifting to the G-20 summit where a scheduled meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping has stirred hopes that trade tensions could ease....
05:51, 06/28/2019

U.S. to focus on firepower in search of fourth World Cup The United States are widely tipped to retain their crown at the Women's World Cup but to do so they will have to focus on their firepower and park the potentially distracting differences between the players and their football association....
17:34, 05/15/2019

Investors to focus on the peso after CFK's shock VP announcement Cristina Fernández de Kirchner’s announcement won’t immediately change demand for Argentine assets, but it might give some short-term relief to the peso, according to experts.  ...
06:00, 05/20/2019

Stocks edge up, dollar dips with G20 in focus Stocks posted modest gains on Friday and the dollar dipped ahead of a meeting on trade between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, as global equities were poised to cap off their best first half since 1997....
18:34, 06/28/2019

Pogba must put his head down and focus on pre-season, says Robson "Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba must distance himself from speculation that he is set to end an unhappy spell at Old Trafford and focus on pre-season training until a decision is reached on his future, club legend Bryan Robson said."...
15:51, 07/15/2019

China's Economic Troubles Come Into Sharper Focus The first four months of 2019 sent out a lot of false signals about China’s economy, leading many investors to conclude things were better than they really were. May is bringing a dose of reality, and it’s not pretty....
12:00, 05/31/2019

Virginia Beach Mayor: Focus is on the victims The gunman who killed 12 people in a Virginia Beach municipal building was identified by police on Saturday as a 15-year city employee who had served in the military and was described by neighbors as quiet and rarely smiling. (June 1)   &#...
19:51, 06/01/2019

Drahi says to keep focus on TMT businesses after Sotheby's deal Billionaire Patrick Drahi said on Monday he would remain focused on his main telecoms and media businesses and would not sell any shares in his Altice Europe NV business to fund his acquisition of Sotheby's auction house....
18:34, 06/17/2019

| Evra announces retirement to focus on coaching Former France and Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has called time on his playing career, according to the Italian daily Gazzetta dello Sport....
17:17, 07/29/2019

Free Vape with Purchase of Ford Focus RS, Seriously At some point or another, the vapers of America collectively decided that, in addition to hoarding Subaru WRXs, a Ford Focus RS would also be a suitable car to blow vape clouds out of. Prestman Auto, a clearly brilliant dealership in Salt Lake City, ...
13:17, 07/28/2019

Focus Now Entirely On Development, Welfare: PM In Andhra After Reelection Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that increased aspirations and expectations of people as reflected in the recent general elections verdict-- were a guarantee for making India brighter....
19:17, 06/09/2019

Apple Pay to become more useful than ever as efforts focus on wider NFC adoption An iPhone might soon be the only thing you need in your pocketsApple has been trying to replace your wallet with your iPhone for years now. Despite the relatively wide adoption of Apple Pay (at least in the States), however, it’s still not abundant e...
17:17, 05/16/2019

Focus on EVs could harm environment, say industry leaders Lifecycle analysis shows combustion engines have less environmental impact than batteries, claim automotive bosses A sole focus on developing and promoting electric powertrains will lead to the UK missing emissions targets and long-term environmenta...
16:51, 07/10/2019

Galaxy Note 10 Comes Into Focus With Fresh Rumors If rumors ahead of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10's likely August 7 launch are to be believed it looks like both versions of the Note 10 will be sporting Qualcomm’s most powerful mobile processor, the Snapdragon 855 Plus. That’s surprising because i...
14:34, 07/24/2019

FOCUS-For J.C. Penney CEO, debt haunts turnaround bid J.C. Penney Co Inc’s stock has plunged more than 70% over the past year and now trades under $1. Its first-quarter financial loss nearly doubled to $154 million....
13:17, 08/06/2019