Saudi Arabia Has A Youth Unemployment Problem
January 23 2015 3:54 PM
Thirty-seven percent of the population is under the age of 14, and many are leaving school unprepared to work.
Saudi King's Death Won't Change Oil Policies, Experts Say
January 23 2015 10:26 AM
Though global prices jumped on the news of Abdullah's death, experts expect a smooth transition and no big policy changes.
Uncertainty in the Oil Patch
January 23 2015 3:56 AM
King Abdullah's death has prompted speculation about how his successor will treat the country's oil policy.
Afghans Fear Grim Economic Future, Poll Shows
January 21 2015 12:28 PM
While the Taliban is a serious concern, Afghans are also worried about getting a job.
Few CEOs Say Government Should Make Climate Change A Priority
January 20 2015 2:15 PM
Despite the threat of big climate-related costs to business, CEOs want government to focus more on cutting taxes than on carbon emissions.
Israeli-Palestinian Relations At 'Point Of No Return'
January 19 2015 8:53 PM
The remarks from the PLO's chief negotiator came on a day marked by gunfire, protests and a car bombing.
US-Funded Afghan Police Training Buildings Are 'Melting'
January 16 2015 11:54 AM
It's not the first time officials are calling out U.S. officials for something like this.
Venezuela, Russia Hold Oil Talks
January 15 2015 8:52 AM
For Russia, oil revenue pays for half of its budget; for Venezuela, it's 96 percent.
Crude Oil Glut Could Cushion Against Disruptions
January 06 2015 8:33 AM
Oil prices slipped to 5½-year lows Monday amid reports of rising production in Iraq, Russia and other major crude-exporting nations.
Iranian Leader Wants Sanctions Lifted
January 04 2015 11:37 AM
President Hassan Rouhani's comments mark a departure from the anti-Western rhetoric of his predecessor.
Oil Prices Climb On Worries Over Libyan Supply
December 28 2014 11:55 PM
Oil prices rose on Monday, after dropping for the past two sessions, as escalating clashes stoked worries about supply from the OPEC member.
Saudi Arabia's Oil Pricing Power Makes It Country To Watch In 2015
December 26 2014 11:32 AM
Saudi Arabia's power over oil prices isn't new, but now Riyadh is using it to influence political outcomes in the Middle East -- and far beyond.
Saudi Arabia Won't Cut Its Crude-Oil Production
December 21 2014 1:00 PM
Saudi Arabia Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi says other countries are welcome to cut their oil output, but that his country will not be doing it.
Dow Takes Wild Ride As Oil Prices Tumble
December 15 2014 4:56 PM
On Monday, the Dow jumped and declined more than 100 points as oil prices continue to drop.
'Fundamentals' Aren't Greasing Crude Oil Price Slide: OPEC Chief
December 14 2014 8:39 AM
"The fundamentals should not lead to this dramatic reduction [in price]," OPEC Secretary General Abdullah al-Badri says Sunday.
Hagel In Baghdad As US Sees Momentum Against Islamic State
December 09 2014 6:30 AM
Hagel is the first U.S. secretary of defense to visit Iraq since President Barack Obama ordered American troops out of the country in 2011.
Baghdad, Kurds Finalize Oil Export Deal
December 02 2014 12:11 PM
Pressure from Turkey and the threat of the Islamic State group helped bring the two parties together.
The Good And The Bad Of Plunging Oil Prices
December 02 2014 9:17 AM
Lower crude oil prices are good for U.S. consumers and bad for oil services firms as well as some oil-producing nations.
Arabs Push For UN Resolution On Palestinian Statehood
November 29 2014 12:22 PM
Arab League foreign ministers have created a draft resolution on Palestinian statehood for the U.N. Security Council.
India, Israel Look To Establish Deeper, Open Ties
November 19 2014 3:00 AM
India has an annual trade volume of about $5 billion with Israel, and officials see this figure doubling with a free trade agreement.