With the world obsessing over every daily update of new cases in Lombardy or New York to gauge if we have "peaked the curve", many appear to be forgetting that there is another, just as pressing problem facing global capital markets:
"We do not think that anyone should intervene in these relations," the Russian presidency's office stated Friday of its "good relationship" and "partnership" with the Saudis, hitting back at Trump's comments on the emerging oil-price war.
One might reasonably posit that when Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) signalled that Saudi Arabia was once again going to produce oil to the maximum to crash oil prices in a full-scale oil price war, Russian President Vladimir Putin...
Putin Rejects Potential US 'Intervention' In Russia-Saudi Oil War
Oil price wars rarely achieve their objectives. Saudi Arabia and Russia racing to out-pump each other is unlikely to be any different.
The fear caused by the coronavirus outbreak is greater than that provoked by a serious war because everybody is in the front line and everybody knows that they are a potential casualty.
In the aftermath of Saudi Arabia's declaration of an oil price war last weekend, which sent the price of crude tumbling about 30% overnight, and making profitability life for US E&P companies virtually impossible, it didn't take long for US shale pro
Mohammed bin Salman launched purge against his uncle and others to clear path to becoming king ahead of gathering in Riyadh
When we discussed Saudi Arabia's shocking decision on Saturday to reverse on years of prudent oil policy following Friday's stunning collapse of OPEC+...
With the commodity world still smarting from the Nov 2014 Saudi decision to (temporarily) break apart OPEC, and flood the market with oil in (failed) hopes of crushing US shale producers (who survived thanks to generous banks extending loan terms and
The Saudi Clown Prince Mohammed bin Salman removed his competition within the royal family:
Dozens Of Royals And Army Officers Swept Up After Powerful Princes Arrested
For the first time in 17 years, US troops are moving back to Prince Sultan Airbase in Saudi Arabia. The troops were removed in 2003 because they were serving as a recruiting tool for al-Qaeda. The Trump Administration claims they are returning to "de
By far the largest annual gathering of humans in the world is the pilgrimage to Mecca, which in 2018 alone saw about 2.4 million Muslims make the religious trip.
Who else did the Saudis hack on WhatsApp? UN warns world leaders at Davos over dangers of swapping details with Saudi officials after Crown Prince MBS hacked Jeff Bezos phone
--'taunting' him over his affair with Lauren Sanchez and the personal video message from MBS which 'HACKED' the billionaire's phone
Independent firebrand Rep. Justin Amash (I-Mich.), a longtime critic of the president, has charged Trump with using the US military as private mercenaries.
Ron Paul says it is highly unlikely that Iran was planning an attack on the US before this assassination, because the country literally is surrounded by US military bases.
Aramco shares didn't benefit from spiking oil prices because its oil facilities are in striking range of Iran. *missile chart
For the United States to abandon proxy warfare and directly kill one of Iran's most senior political figures has changed international politics in a fundamental way. It is a massive error. Its ramifications are profound and complex.
Saudi Arabia -- Human and civil rights are banned by the Saudi dictatorship, the Arab world's most ruthless terror state.
The criminal trials of the 11 scapegoats men formally accused of participating in the killing and dismemberment of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi are now over, and the end result was exactly what most expected.
Saudi Arabia -- On Monday, Riyadh's public prosecutor Shalaan al-Shalaan sentenced five designated patsies to death, three others to long prison terms for Khashoggi's murder.
Saudi Arabia's stock market stalled on Sunday as Saudi Aramco shares continued a four-day decline, reported Reuters.
Three died and eight were injured when a Saudi military officer went on a shooting spree at a Pensacola, Florida airbase. The Pentagon insists Saudi military officers are properly vetted, but they are revisiting their vetting process anyway. Maybe ve
UPDATE 1:05 p.m. The suspect who opened fire at NAS Pensacola on Friday morning used a handgun, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said during an afternoon press conference.
After years of teasing, the moment has finally arrived: Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (hereinafter dubbed "MbS" or "the Clown Prince") has announced the Saudi government's intention to float a stake in Saudi Aramco.
Former Twitter employees charged with spying for Saudi Arabia by digging into accounts of kingdom critics
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS) has staked his country's future on selling a 5% stake in Saudi Aramco, the most valuable asset it has.