Daily Archives: September 2, 2022

Oil climbs ahead of OPEC+ meeting next week

Oil prices climbed on Friday on expectations that OPEC+ will discuss output cuts at a meeting on Sept. 5, though concern over China’s COVID-19 curbs and weakness in the global economy loomed over the market. Brent crude futures were up $1.59, or 1.7%, to $93.95 a barrel by 11:19 a.m. …

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Iraqi PMF arrested an ISIS leader south of Baghdad

The Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) arrested on Thursday, an official affiliated with ISIS and carried out a joint operation with the Iraqi army west of Mosul. PMF said in a statement that the Intelligence and Information department apprehended an ISIS official south of Baghdad. The detainees worked with the terrorist …

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UNSC urges Iraqi sides to engage in political dialogue

The United Nations Security Council has “appealed for calm and restraint” in Iraq, asking the parties to refrain from violence and seek a political solution, days after the Arab country saw a two-day turmoil. The UNSC issued a statement on Thursday following this week’s developments in Iraq. Condemning the violence …

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