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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

Israeli pipeline could boost Europe-Asia crude supply options

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Highlights EAPC eyes broader crude transit role 600,000 b/d crude line offers Suez, SUMED alternative Middle East incidents see producers reassess supply routes London — Expanding Israeli pipeline and storage operations between the Mediterranean and Red Sea could benefit from changing crude and product flows and heightened security of supply issues across the Middle East. Read More

Gibraltar rejects US request to seize Iranian tanker heading for Mediterranean

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Dubai — The government of Gibraltar rejected a US request to seize an Iranian tanker that was released by the British territory after being detained for more than a month on suspicion of transporting oil to sanctions-hit Syria. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Gibraltar couldn’t get Read More

Between F-16 sale to Taiwan, Hong Kong and tariffs, China has no reason to trust US

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Word that US President Donald Trump is pushing for a sale of F-16 fighters to Taiwan worth $8 billion is unlikely to help a ‘deal’ with China, as Beijing’s already blaming Washington for the Hong Kong protests and the tariff war. The proposed sale of 66 modernized jet fighters is still a rumor, as no Read More

API: Total U.S. petroleum demand in July highest since 2005

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8/16/2019 WASHINGTON – Total U.S. petroleum demand averaged 20.8 MMbpd in July 2019, which represented a 0.9% year-over-year increase and the highest demand for the month since 2005, according to the latest Monthly Statistical Report released today by the American Petroleum Institute. The increase in demand came as the U.S. continued to sustain world-leading production, Read More

Refinery news roundup: Africa launches come into focus

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London — News has emerged about new launches in Africa. Separately, Engen’s refinery in Durban is facing “some challenges” in production and hence will not be able offer bunker fuel in the spot market until the end of September, sources said. The refinery was “highly unlikely” to resume offering until the end of September, which Read More

What happened when she ‘supported’ Libya? Chinese media roasts Hillary Clinton over Hong Kong

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A newspaper operated by China’s Communist Party pulled no punches on Hillary Clinton’s support for Hong Kong protesters, noting her role in past foreign policy debacles ranging from the Iraq War to US intervention in Libya. “@HillaryClinton has called for support of the rioters in Hong Kong. Let’s see what happened when she ‘supported’ Syria, Read More

Hong Kong in US’ crosshairs? No matter where there’s revolution, we’re there, Ron Paul says

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The United States has a habit of involving itself in political unrest all over the world, Ron Paul said, noting that Washington lacks the moral authority to lecture China about the unrest in Hong Kong. The former Texas congressman and presidential candidate said that he wasn’t surprised by reports of US involvement in demonstrations that Read More