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Saudi romantic comedy film debuts at Berlin film fest

Sunday, 14 February 2016 12:00 PM

A group of young independent filmmakers from Jeddah are hoping to inspire others, by bringing their film to the Berlin film festival. Barakah Meets Barakah, a quirky comedy, which debuted at this year's Berlinale, shows the challenges of dating in Saudi, while also imparting some commentary about the limitations of public space in the country.

Energy»

Global oil giants ExxonMobil and BP report losses

Thursday, 4 February 2016 12:39 PM

Global oil giants ExxonMobil and BP have posted a sharp fall in profits. The results come as the companies cut jobs and slash their exploration costs amid a worldwide drop in oil prices.

Energy»

Cheap gas still fails to fuel spending

Tuesday, 2 February 2016 12:46 PM

US consumers aren't spending their extra cash from cheap gasoline and are saving more, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

Energy»

South Sudan's oil production operates at a loss

Monday, 1 February 2016 12:23 PM

South Sudan has an abundance of oil but it's actually making a loss from its production. The country has to pay Sudan for exporting the oil through Sudanese territory. Civil war and the drop in global oil prices, is only making the situation worse.

Energy»

Surge in US oil production affects global crude prices

Monday, 1 February 2016 12:23 PM

A surge in US oil production in recent years has affected global crude prices and has been accompanied by changes in Washington's energy policy.This has affected its relationship with Middle East oil suppliers, particularly Saudi Arabia.

Energy»

Report warns oil industry to reform

Tuesday, 26 January 2016 12:25 PM

As oil prices tumble, the industry is warned to reform if it wants to survive. That's according to a new report by DNV GL, which says companies need to cut capital expenditure and staff, while also put pressure on the supply chain.

Energy»

Oil producers could face bankruptcy

Thursday, 21 January 2016 12:42 PM

Oil prices crashed to new lows on Wednesday. Persistently low prices could force some independent producers to write down debt or even file for bankruptcy.

Energy»

Iran set to produce 1 million barrels of oil a day 'within months'

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:18 PM

Iran's oil sector will be the first to benefit from the lifting of sanctions against Tehran. As it re-enters the market, it eventually wants to produce the same volume of oil as it did about six years ago: 3.5 million barrels a day.

Energy»

US oil producers feel the pain

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 12:34 PM

The massive drop in oil prices is hurting U.S. oil producers, which have already slashed costs. They now face a shakeout, says an analyst.

Politics & Economics»

Russia is real winner in Middle East says Gulf State expert – exclusive

Wednesday, 6 January 2016 12:37 PM

Theodore Karasik, Senior Adviser on Gulf State Analytics and former Director of Research and Development at the Institute for Near East and Gulf Military Analysis in Dubai, speaks to euronews about recent events in the Middle East and comments on the roles played by Iran, Saudi Arabia and Russia.

Politics & Economics»

Experts analyse Iran-KSA crisis

Tuesday, 5 January 2016 12:12 PM

An expert analysis of the crisis between Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Energy»

Can underwater ocean turbines provide clean energy?

Monday, 4 January 2016 12:45 PM

Solar and wind energy are growing in popularity as alternatives to fossil fuels. Attention is also turning to harnessing the ocean tides. In eastern Canada, there are plans for turbines to be put underwater, straight into the tidal flow.

Politics & Economics»

Analysis: Saudi Arabia and Iran relations at its lowest point

Monday, 4 January 2016 12:45 PM

Middle East expert Fawaz Gerges said that worsening relations between the two rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran's will have far-reaching geopolitical implications in the region, including in Yemen and Syria.

Politics & Economics»

Saudi Arabia executes 47 people on "terrorism charges"

Sunday, 3 January 2016 12:55 PM

Saudi Arabia has executed 47 people on terrorism charges. They include a prominent Shia leader as well as a leading al-Qaeda preacher.

Politics & Economics»

Yemen peace deal elusive but rivals vow to meet again

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 12:30 PM

Warring parties wrap up peace talks in Switzerland with no major breakthrough but pledge to meet again next month.


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