Yemeni leader Hadi leaves country as Saudi Arabia keeps up air strikes
Mar 27, 2015 at 04:31 | Source:
SANAA/ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi left his refuge in Aden for Saudi Arabia on Thursday as Houthi rebels battled with his forces on the outskirts of the southern port city.Throughout the day, warplanes from Saudi A...
Gold hits 3-1/2 week high as Yemen air strikes rattle markets
Mar 27, 2015 at 04:30 | Source:
LONDON (Reuters) - Gold rallied to a 3-1/2 week high on Thursday and silver rose nearly 3 percent as escalating tensions in the Middle East knocked stocks and the dollar and drove investors into assets viewed as lower risk, such as bullion and German...
Co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing Germanwings jet
Mar 27, 2015 at 04:16 | Source:
PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES (Reuters) - A young German co-pilot barricaded himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and apparently set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, French p...
Turkey's Erdogan says can't tolerate Iran bid to dominate Middle East
Mar 27, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused Iran on Thursday of trying to dominate the Middle East and said its efforts have begun annoying Ankara, as well as Saudi Arabia and Gulf Arab countries.Turkey earlier said it supports the ...
Oil leaps 5 percent, most in a month, on air strikes in Yemen
Mar 27, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil jumped about 5 percent on Thursday, the biggest daily gain in a month, as air strikes in Yemen by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies sparked fears that escalation of the Middle East battle could disrupt world crude supplie...
Oil up 5 percent after Saudi strikes in Yemen; dollar limits gains
Mar 27, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil jumped about 5 percent on Thursday, rallying a second straight day, after air strikes in Yemen by Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies sparked fears of a bigger Middle East battle that could disrupt world crude supplies.The ...
German police search house of pilot who flew A320 into mountain
Mar 27, 2015 at 00:46 | Source:
PARIS/SEYNE-LES-ALPES (Reuters) - A young German co-pilot locked himself alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 9525 and set it on course to crash into an Alpine mountain, killing all 150 people on board including himself, prosecutors said on Thu...
Wall Street down after air strikes on Yemen, but off lows
Mar 26, 2015 at 23:45 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks declined on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes on Yemen, but were off session lows as the S&P 500 attempted to hold a key technical level. Oil prices climbed, with Brent crude up 2.5 p...
Oil up after Saudi air strikes in Yemen; dollar limits gains
Mar 26, 2015 at 23:30 | Source:
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices rallied for a second straight day on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies began air strikes in Yemen, sparking fears of a bigger Middle East battle that could disrupt world crude supplies.The military o...
Gulf proxy war in the making: All you need to know about Yemen crisis
Mar 26, 2015 at 16:30 | Source:
The advance of the Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, threatens to plunge the Arab world's poorest country, Yemen, into a civil war that has already drawn in its Gulf neighbours.Saudi Arabia and Gulf region allies launched military operations including...
Sensex falls to 10-week low on foreign outflow concerns over Yemen crisis
Mar 26, 2015 at 13:25 | Source:
Mumbai: The BSE Sensex and Nifty hit 10-week lows today, heading for their seventh straight session of falls as blue-chips such as Housing Development Finance slumped on concerns about foreign investors after Saudi Arabia launched air strikes in Yeme...
Saudi Arabia, Gulf allies launch airstrikes in Yemen
Mar 26, 2015 at 11:23 | Source:
Saudi Arabia and Gulf region allies launched military operations including air strikes in Yemen on Thursday, officials said, to counter Iran-allied forces besieging the southern city of Aden where the US-backed Yemeni president had taken refuge.Gulf ...
Shocker! Germanwings pilot was locked out of cockpit before crash
Mar 26, 2015 at 11:02 | Source:
Seyne-Les-Alpes: The first half of Germanwings Flight 9525 was in its normalcy. It took off from Barcelona en route to Duesseldorf, climbing up over the Mediterranean and turning over France. The last communication was a routine request to continue o...
Saudi Arabia's OPEC governor: tough to hit $100-$120 oil again
Mar 23, 2015 at 00:45 | Source:
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's OPEC governor Mohammed al-Madi said on Sunday it would be hard for oil to reach $100-$120 per barrel - the peaks it hit last year before falling sharply due to a glut of crude and weakening demand.Last November, Orga...
Iran voices mistrust as Kerry says nuclear talks advance
Mar 21, 2015 at 23:30 | Source:
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iran's top leader voiced mistrust on Saturday of U.S. efforts to reach a nuclear deal, even as Washington spoke of "genuine progress" towards an outline accord.With just 10 days remaining until an end-of-Ma...
Kerry says progress made in nuclear talks, time to make tough decisions
Mar 21, 2015 at 19:45 | Source:
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday talks with Iran had made genuine progress and the time had come to make hard decisions in reaching a deal to curb Tehran's nuclear programme.Iranian President Hassa...