A visit to the Khurais oil field on Saturday revealed gleaming stabilization towers, four of which were hit in the strike by missiles and drones on Sept. 14. While one of the towers shown to reporters remained a charred wreck, Aramco insisted that the site is now able to operate at full capacity for limited periods.
Attempts at economic reforms, support from the International Monetary Fund and interest rates topping 13% make the nation’s fixed income attractive amid a surge in the world’s pool of negative-yielding debt.
The U.S. Trade Representative said Friday it was eliminating a loophole granted about four months ago for bifacial solar panels, which generate electricity on both sides. They’ll now be subject to the duties Trump announced on imported equipment in early 2018, currently at 25%.
Patanjali Consortium Adhigrahan Pvt. — a venture by Patanjali Ayurved and three other companies controlled by yoga guru Baba Ramdev — is taking over Ruchi Soya Industries Ltd. for 43.5 billion rupees ($614 million).
Following meetings with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in New York, Iran started to provide more detailed information to International Atomic Energy Agency officials charged with reviewing the country’s uranium stockpiles.
“My nerves were on edge because they just wouldn’t tell me what was happening with our passports,” said a tourist in the lobby of the five-star Grand Hotel Europe in St. Petersburg one recent morning, as her excited daughter negotiated the day’s itinerary with their Russian guide. “
The region, home to ride-hailing Grab and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s e-commerce site Lazada, includes four countries -- Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia -- in the top 10 globally in terms of time spent by users online, the study showed.
The accord, which is set to be signed by next month, will compel social media firms to share information to support investigations into individuals suspected of serious criminal offenses including terrorism and pedophilia, the person said.
At least 1,915 people have been detained, the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights said. The general prosecutor announced that about 1,000 are being questioned for attending earlier protests.