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Trump tells CNBC he has spoken to Putin, MBS, and expects Saudis, Russia, to announce a 10 million barrel cut

This is an evolving story. Check for updates again. President Donald Trump expects Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed Bin Salman to announce a deal to cut production, the president told CNBC. The president expects a 10 million barrel cut, although the cut could be up to 15 million barrels. Crude oil from the US …

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Turkey sentenced 20 Saudis to murder Khashoggi

Khashoggi, 59, an experienced journalist and columnist for the Washington Post, was killed in October 2018 at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul by a team of agents who, according to Turkish and Saudi prosecutors, were deployed to Turkey by senior Saudi officials. After Khashoggi was strangled, his body was dismembered and his remains have yet to be recovered, Turkish officials …

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Putin Says Saudis Should Buy Russian Missiles To Laughter From Iran

ISTANBUL – World leaders have condemned the crippling attack on Saudi oil installations last weekend as a blow to the global economy and a threat to regional stability. President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia evidently also saw it as a chance to make a sales pitch, or at least enjoy a joke, at the expense of the West. Mr. Ankara …

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Wahhabism confronts: Sri Lanka slows down the influence of the Saudis after bomb attacks

KATTANKUDY, Sri Lanka (Reuters) – Sri Lanka struggles to curb Saudi Arabia's influence after some politicians and Buddhist monks blamed the spread of the ultra-conservative Wahhabi Islamic school for implanting the germs of militancy, the deadly culminated Easter bombings. A boy rides a bicycle while watching a soldier stationed in front of a Sufi mosque in Kattankudy, Sri Lanka. REUTERS …

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Saudis, Kuwait Advances in talks to resume oil production in the neutral zone

Two of OPEC's heavyweights, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, have made significant progress recently in their years-long discussions about settling a dispute over common fields that can produce around 500,000 bpd, Bloomberg said Thursday. The Saudis and Kuwait made a breakthrough in Riyadh last month discussing some sovereignty issues in the so-called neutral zone, which could lead to an agreement on …

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