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YouTube axes anti-protest channels as US Ministry of Truth battles China over Hong Kong

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YouTube has disabled 210 channels for posting content related to the Hong Kong protests “in a coordinated manner,” following in the footsteps of Facebook and Twitter in restricting its arbitrary censorship to pro-China accounts. “Channels in this network behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos related to the ongoing protests in Hong Kong,” Google Read More

EIA: 2018 OPEC net export revenues highest since 2013, but likely to decline

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8/22/2019 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that OPEC members earned almost $711 billion in net oil export revenues in 2018. The estimate is up 29% from 2017, but about 40% lower than the record high of almost $1,200 billion in 2012. The 2018 earnings increase is mainly a result of higher crude Read More

Tehran ready to discuss Macron’s new plan to keep Iran in nuclear deal

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The French president floated a new proposal to Iran on how to soften the blow of the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal. The Iranian foreign minister said Tehran is ready to discuss it. The 2015 international agreement lifted economic sanctions from Tehran in exchange for accepting restrictions on its nuclear industry. Last year, Washington Read More

Iran unveils missile system ‘rivaling’ Russia’s S-300 and US-made Patriot

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Tehran says its new domestically made Bavar 373 mobile air defense missile system is equivalent to Russia’s iconic S-300 and can successfully compete with US Patriot missiles. The weapon can intercept and destroy targets at altitudes of up to 27km and has a range of 200km, Iranian media reported. It’s apparently capable of neutralizing both Read More

Oil dips amid economic concerns after U.S. fuel stocks build

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices slipped on Thursday, paring earlier gains, weighed down by lingering worries about the global economy and bigger-than-expected builds in oil product inventories in the United States, the world’s biggest oil consumer. FILE PHOTO: A pump jack operates at sunset in an oil field in Midland, Texas U.S. August 22, 2018. Read More

Oil inches higher after U.S. crude stocks drawdown, economic worries weigh

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices edged higher on Thursday after a drawdown in U.S. crude inventories, but lingering concerns over the global economy and a build-up in U.S. refined product stocks kept a lid on gains. FILE PHOTO: A pump jack operates at sunset in an oil field in Midland, Texas U.S. August 22, 2018. Read More

Crude oil futures steady on mixed EIA data, geopolitical risks

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Singapore — Crude oil futures were steady to marginally higher during mid-morning trade in Asia Thursday, amid mixed data on US inventory levels while market participants keep watch on geopolitical developments in the Middle East. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now At 10:20 am in Singapore (0220 Read More

Iran warns of consequences amid US pressure to ‘zero out’ oil exports

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Highlights Iran’s president say security in International waters cannot be guaranteed Focus on Adrian Darya 1 tanker as it sails eastward Iran’s exports sink, floating storage leaps Tehran — Iran’s leaders have once again warned that maritime security will remain at risk if its oil exports continued to be comprised as the US warns countries Read More

US military drone ‘shot down over Yemen’

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A US military drone has been shot down over Yemen, according to a report. US officials quoted by Reuters say the MQ-9 drone was shot down over the country’s Dhamar governate, a region situated southeast of the Houthi-controlled capital Sanaa, late on Tuesday. A military spokesman for the Houthi rebels had earlier claimed that air Read More

Tehran’s tanker freed by Gibraltar ‘leased’ to Iranian shipping company – media

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The Iranian-flagged tanker released by Gibraltar after more than a month-long arrest is “leased” to an Iranian shipping company, a new report says. The ship’s seizure led to a row between Tehran and the UK. “It is worth noting that the Grace 1 vessel, renamed Adrian Darya after the seizure… is currently leased to one Read More