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Trump threatens to lessen US security role in Strait of Hormuz, unveils sanctions

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Highlights In tweet, Trump signals change to 40-year-old maritime security doctrine Analyst sees move as a negotiating tactic amid heightened US-Iran tensions US unveils new sanctions on Iranian leaders following attacks on drone, tankers Washington — Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now President Donald Trump signaled Monday Read More

Soon-to-be sanctioned Iran FM says Trump is ‘100% RIGHT’ on less US presence in Persian Gulf

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Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has said Donald Trump is “100% right” in that the US military has no business in the Perisan Gulf, after Trump questioned whether they needed to maintain such a strong presence in the region. Tweeting in rare agreement after Trump announced a new round of sanctions against Tehran, Zarif said Read More

Trump signs off sanctions targeting Iran’s supreme leader

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US President Donald Trump has signed off “hard-hitting” sanctions against Iran which he says will target the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The moves comes amid escalating tensions between the two countries after Tehran shot down an American drone last week. Speaking in the Oval Office at the White House, Mr Trump said he Read More

Trump threatens to lessen US security role in Strait of Hormuz

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Washington — President Donald Trump signaled Monday that the US may lessen its role in the Strait of Hormuz as domestic oil and gas output grows and US energy imports from the Middle East decline. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now “China gets 91% of its Oil Read More

Trump signs off sanctions ‘targeting Iran’s supreme leader’

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US President Donald Trump has signed off fresh sanctions on Iran which he says will target the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The moves comes amid escalating tensions between the two countries after Tehran shot down an American drone last week. Speaking in the Oval Office at the White House, Mr Trump said he Read More

Trump tells countries to PAY UP if they want US protection in Strait of Hormuz

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Ever the businessman, US President Donald Trump saw something in the ongoing crisis in the Strait of Hormuz most others didn’t: a chance to rake in some cash by demanding foreign nations pay for “protection.” Trump took to Twitter Monday to, once again, call out world governments for supposedly freeloading off the US, this time Read More

Russia says it will counter ‘illegal’ US sanctions on Iran

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By Tom Gillespie, news reporter Russia says it will counter “illegal” sanctions Donald Trump plans to impose on Iran after the downing of a US drone. Deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov has not revealed what steps Russia would take in response to the measures taken by Donald Trump aimed at stopping the country from obtaining Read More

McDermott wins large EPCI contract for Saudi Aramco’s Marjan and Zuluf fields

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6/24/2019 HOUSTON — McDermott International, Inc. has announced a large contract award from Saudi Aramco for engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services in the Marjan and Zuluf fields, offshore Saudi Arabia. The contract includes the full suite of EPCI services for the relocation of Control Rooms in Zuluf GOSP-4, Marjan GOSP 2 and 3, Read More

Trump warns of more Iran sanctions with fewer targets remaining

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By Saleha Mohsin and Ladane Nasseri on 6/24/2019 WASHINGTON and DUBAI (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is threatening Iran with additional sanctions on Monday, but there’s not much left for the U.S. to target because most of the Islamic Republic’s economy has been crippled by earlier penalties. The U.S. is already sanctioning significant sectors including Read More

G20 nerves hit Europe stocks; dollar slips to three-month low

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LONDON (Reuters) – European stocks stumbled and the dollar hit three-month lows on Monday as hopes waned for progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks at this week’s G20 meeting and fears of an escalation in Iran tensions flared up. FILE PHOTO: The German share price index DAX graph is pictured at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Read More