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Credit Suisse will receive Saudi banking license, finance minister says

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RIYADH (Reuters) – A banking license to operate in Saudi Arabia will be issued to Credit Suisse, Mohammed al-Jadaan, the kingdom’s finance minister said on Wednesday. The Swiss bank has been seeking to obtain a full banking license in the Middle East’s largest economy and in July last year the bank’s Chief Executive, Tidjane Thiam, Read More

Saudi Arabia beheads 37 people, mostly from Shia minority, puts body on display

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Riyadh has drawn outrage from human rights advocates after it put to death 37 people and displayed a mutilated body of one of them on a pole. The execution was carried out after “sham trials,” the Amnesty International said. The ultra-conservative kingdom on Tuesday beheaded 37 of its citizens in its biggest mass execution in Read More

U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers; Asian buyers to be hardest hit

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WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their highest for 2019 so far. Officials in Asia opposed the expected move, Read More

U.S. prepares to end Iran oil waivers, triggering price spike

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WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their highest for 2019 so far. FILE PHOTO: Gas flares from an oil Read More

U.S. prepares to end exemptions on Iran sanctions, and oil prices soar

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WASHINGTON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The United States is expected to announce on Monday that buyers of Iranian oil need to end imports soon or face sanctions, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, triggering a 3 percent jump in crude prices to their highest for 2019 so far. FILE PHOTO: Gas flares from an oil Read More

‘Intelligence failure’: Sri Lankan govt too focused on past, not ready for new threats – analysts

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A series of devastating terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of more than 200 people are partially a result of the Sri Lankan security services’ inability to adapt to new security challenges, analysts told RT. The island nation that once survived a bloody, decades-long civil war against a secessionist ethnic militant group known as the Read More

Beware of the bomber biker! Indian intelligence warns of possible suicide attacks during elections

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Indian intelligence agencies have reportedly raised the alarm level in Jammu and Kashmir warning that suicide bombers could use motorcycles to stage attacks in the Indian state during the ongoing general election. “The fidayeen attackers could be riding a motorcycle with explosive-filled bags fitted on both sides,” intelligence agencies reportedly warned regional authorities, according Read More

India halts Pakistani cross-border trade in Jammu and Kashmir as conflict escalates

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The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has announced the suspension of trade across the Line of Control (LoC) in the Jammu and Kashmir regions bordering Pakistan as tensions between the two countries intensify. The permanent ban comes into effect on Friday. Indian authorities cite the use of current trade routes by Pakistani elements for illegal Read More

Progressive Saudi Arabia… vision or mirage? RT’s Boom Bust will tell you more

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Riyadh aims to create a $500 billion mega city possibly funded by the IPO of the nation’s oil giant Saudi Aramco. The project is part of the kingdom’s ‘Vision 2030’ initiative to make the country less reliant on crude exports. RT correspondent Alex Mihailovich told Boom Bust it’s an ambitious and massive project. Saudi Crown Read More