June 15, 2021

Oil rout over, OPEC aims for $50 anchor, says PIRA’s Ross

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From Newsmax Major OPEC producers are privately starting to talk about a new oil price equilibrium of $50 a barrel, adding to signs that the market’s long, deep rout is officially over, says one of the industry’s leading prognosticators. Gary Ross, the founder, executive chairman and chief oil soothsayer at New York-based consultancy PIRA, told […]

China’s market crashes, sets off panic selling in Europe, US

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From Newsmax Financial markets are starting 2016 in turmoil as a rout in China rekindled concern that slowing growth there will spread, while tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran added to geopolitical unease. Global equities crumbled toward the worst opening to a year in at least three decades. The Dow Jones Industrial Average sank more […]

Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran after protesters attack Tehran Embassy over executions

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From Newsmax In a significant escalation of tensions, Saudi Arabia cut ties with Iran and expelled the Islamic Republic’s diplomats, a day after its embassy in Tehran was attacked to protest the Saudis’ execution of a prominent Shiite cleric. Iran’s ambassador in the kingdom has 48 hours to leave, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said […]

Photo shows Tashfeen Malik and Syed Farook entering the U.S

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By Megan Specia From Mashable As investigators continue to unravel the story of Syed Farook and Tashfeen Malik, a photo has surfaced of the San Bernardino shooters setting foot onto U.S. soil for the first time together. The photo, obtained by ABC News, shows their first moments in the United States on July 27, 2014, […]

Judge eliminates claims against Saudi Arabia in 9/11 case

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By Mark Hamblett, From New York Law Journal A federal judge has thrown out claims by family members of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks seeking to hold Saudi Arabia liable for assisting the hijackers. Southern District Judge George Daniels said he lacked jurisdiction over Saudi Arabia and the Saudi High Commission for Relief […]

Private school plays host to Cayman Islands international cricket team for a day

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Douglas Patient, Reporter, covering Wanstead and Woodford. From Guardian A private school played host to an international cricket team, with a former pupil part of the squad, this weekend. The Cayman Islands cricket team spent the day training at Forest School, in College Place, Snaresbrook, on Saturday (September 5). One of the squad, Ian Rotsey, […]

Al-Qaida fighters take control of Fallujah as Iraq army attacks

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From newsmax Al-Qaida-linked militants held control of much of the Iraqi city of Fallujah and other nearby towns, fighting off efforts by troops with air support to regain control, according to a witness. The al-Qaida fighters have seized military equipment provided by the U.S. Marines to Fallujah police, whose headquarters have been seized, Uthman Mohamed, […]