Iran says still-mysterious attack on oil tanker won't go unpunished

World Oct 13, 2019

Iran says still-mysterious attack on oil tanker won't go unpunished

Iran said Saturday that an attack on one of the country's oil tankers won't go unpunished, the official IRNA news agency reported. Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, said a day after two missiles struck the Iranian tanker Sabiti as it traveled ...

World Oct 11, 2019

Iran claims missiles from Saudi Arabia hit oil tanker

Two missiles fired from Saudi territory struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S. There was no ...

World / Social Issues Oct 6, 2019

Saudi Arabia to allow women to rent hotel rooms

Saudi Arabia has lifted some restrictions on women traveling in the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom, its tourism authority said Sunday, with new guidelines allowing women to rent hotel rooms without a male guardian's presence, and foreign men and women to share a room without proof ...

Saudi Aramco reports output fully restored after attacks

Business Oct 1, 2019

Saudi Aramco reports output fully restored after attacks

Saudi Aramco is producing more than 9.9 million barrels of crude a day as it fully recovers from the worst-ever attacks on its energy infrastructure. Output reached that level Sept. 25 and is a "little bit" higher now, Ibrahim Al-Buainain, chief executive officer of state-owned ...

Yemen's Houthi rebels free 290 prisoners, reviving hopes for peace talks

World Oct 1, 2019

Yemen's Houthi rebels free 290 prisoners, reviving hopes for peace talks

Yemen's rebels on Monday released scores of detainees they had rounded up and held for years in rebel-controlled territory, a development that raised hopes of reviving stalled peace talks between the warring sides. The International Committee of the Red Cross said the Iran-aligned rebels, known ...