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Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving officially ends

Saudi women are officially allowed to get behind the wheel, after a decades-old driving ban was lifted, BBC reports. The change was announced last September and Saudi Arabia issued the first licences to women earlier this month. …

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Saudi Arabia hopes Russia to join OPEC

Saudi Arabia expects that Russia will soon apply for membership in OPEC, the country’s minister of oil Khalid al-Falih said today. "We invited Russia as an observer and associate member, and we hope that they will consider …

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OPEC agrees to oil output hike - source

OPEC has agreed to raise oil production by around 1 million barrels per day, a source in the Iranian delegation said. Two OPEC sources said the group agreed that OPEC and its allies led by Russia should increase production by about 1 …

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 Are Russia and Saudi Arabia forming super-OPEC?

Russia and Saudi Arabia intend to establish new OPEC, Bloomberg reported citing sources. The two countries are considering inviting all 24 countries to join a permanent body with its own constitution and secretariat. …

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Saudi's Falih: world needs 1 mln bpd extra oil supply

The world faces a large oil supply deficit in the second half of 2018 and hence releasing additional supplies of around 1 million barrels per day is required to prevent a market squeeze, Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih …

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Saudi bikers arrive at 2018 FIFA World Cup (VIDEO)

Bikers from Saudi Arabia arrived to support their national team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Due to certain circumstances, the bikers had to choose a different starting point than their home country; so they flew to Frankfurt …

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Riyadh starts to ramp up oil output - WSJ

Saudi Arabia has started boosting oil production after two years of curtailing output, a move that gives Riyadh a jump on other OPEC producers who are expected to open the spigots later this month, Wall Street Journal writes. …

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Saudi football fans may miss out on World Cup

Saudi football fans are facing the prospect of missing their national team’s first appearance in the FIFA World Cup for 12 years, amid a dispute over broadcasting rights with Qatar. Qatar’s beIN Sports holds exclusive rights …

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