Sri Lanka Is Put On Virtual Lockdown As Fuel Supplies Are Halted

Citizens were put on a virtual lockdown amid crippling sovereign debt crisis that’s left the nation with no fresh fuel supplies. .

Iran Tests New Trade Corridor To Ship Russian Goods to India

The Russian cargo consists of two 40-foot (12,192 meters) containers of wood laminate sheets, weighing 41 tons, that departed St. Petersburg for the Caspian Sea port city of Astrakhan, the state-run Islamic Republic News Agency said on Saturday, citing Dariush Jamali, director of a joint-owned Iranian-Russian terminal in Astrakhan. .

US May Allow More Iran Oil To Flow Even Without Deal, Says Vitol

“Uncle Sam might just allow a little bit more of that oil to flow,” Mike Muller, head of Asia at Vitol Group, said Sunday on a podcast produced by Dubai-based Gulf Intelligence. “If the midterms are dominated by the need to get gas prices lower in America, turning a somewhat greater blind eye to the … Read more

OPEC + Seen Sticking With Supply Plan Even as EU Sanctions Russia

Global oil supply and demand levels remain stable, with no severe disruption yet to Russian exports, and thus require little action from the 23-nation alliance, according to officials. With most members besides Saudi Arabia and its neighbors struggling to increase production, the group’s decisions are in any case becoming largely symbolic. .

Plot to Kill George W. Bush in Revenge for Iraq War Was Foiled, FBI Says

A Columbus resident, Shihab asked the informant for details about security operations at Bush’s home in Dallas and Crawford, Texas, ranch, the FBI agent said. In February, the informant picked up Shihab at the airport in Dallas and assisted him as he used his phone to record video of Bush’s gated home as well as … Read more