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France hits ISIS where it hurts: Oil stockpiles

French DM announces two new strikes on ISIS's oil infrastructure, in attempt to cripple monetary resources of the jihadists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2015, 6:29 PM

Israel Rules Out Any Payment to 'Enemy' Iran

Israeli government says no chance it will pay $1.1 billion over alleged oil debts to enemy state sworn to its destruction.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/21/2015, 5:21 PM

Israel Ordered to Pay Iran Over 1989 Legal Battle

Swiss court orders Israel to pay for 1968 oil transport contract Iran cancelled after Iranian Revolution. Israel: we're not paying anything.Tova Dvorin, 5/20/2015, 10:50 PM

Iraq Regains Control of Oil Refinery Over ISIS

Baghdad makes incremental progress in fighting ISIS, clears the group out of sensitive oil refinery after 10-month struggle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/19/2015, 10:43 PM

Oil is Still Fueling Iran’s Atomic Ambitions

While the world’s focuses on uranium and plutonium, it is the ancient fuel oil which drives Iran's nuclear process.Edwin Black, 4/2/2015, 11:45 PM

Khamenei: Iran Shall Have its Sanctions Revenge

One day, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, the tables will be turned - and Iran will be imposing sanctions.Yaakov Levi, 2/20/2015, 1:13 AM

Iran, Iraq Selling Oil at Lowest Prices in Decade

As oil prices in Israel begin to creep up again, Iran and Iraq are outdoing each other in offering low prices to Asia.Hillel Fendel, 2/19/2015, 1:43 AM

UN Resolution Cuts Off ISIS's Funding

New resolution passes sanctioning those who engage ISIS in oil trade, antiquities traffic and ransom payments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2015, 5:53 PM

UN Security Council Seeks to Choke Off ISIS Funds

As US plans to authorize military war against ISIS, UN Security Council tackles fight on another front -sanctions against ISIS oil traders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/12/2015, 7:36 AM

Experts: Oil Prices to Remain Low in North America

Competition over US, Canadian oil pipeline could dethrone Saudi Arabia as main oil provider, reports say.Dalit Halevy and Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2015, 10:37 AM

Saudis Slash Oil Prices to 'Block' Iranian Nuke

Analysts agree radical drop in oil prices due to Saudis flooding market in attempt to crush Iran as US not stopping its nuclear program.Ari Yashar, 12/21/2014, 10:47 AM

EU States Buying Islamic State Oil

EU Ambassador to Iraq reveals EU states purchasing oil from jihadist terror group, refuses to divulge names of states.Ari Yashar, 9/7/2014, 11:33 AM

Israeli Mining Co. Finds Vast Oil Reserves in DRC

Approximately 3 billion barrels of oil could be huge source of opportunity for war-ravaged, impoverished African state.AFP, 8/11/2014, 9:04 PM

Court Says No to Golan Oil Drilling For Now

The Northern District Planning Commission decides not to give permission for oil drilling on the Golan Heights, at least for the time being.Yosef Berger, 6/19/2014, 10:53 PM

'Nuclear Bomb Necessary to Put Down Israel'

Iranian cleric and lawmaker reveals that Iran 'needs' a nuclear weapon to 'wipe Israel off the map'; also reveals US 'need' for Iran deal.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2014, 1:13 AM

Report Reveals Assad's 'Secret Iraq Oil Lifeline'

Revelation shows Assad's Syria regime propped up by crude oil imports from Iraq slipping past sanctions via an Egyptian port.Ari Yashar, 12/24/2013, 3:22 PM

PA Digging for Oil in Judea and Samaria

The Palestinian Authority says it will start digging for oil in Judea and Samaria, and sign contracts with British companies on coastal gas.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 11/9/2013, 11:03 PM

Journalist: Saudis 'Shocked' By Obama-Rouhani Chat

Saudi Arabian officials have sharply criticized President Obama for conducting phone conversation with Iranian President Rouhani.David Lev, 9/30/2013, 4:18 PM

WWII Deja Vu: Pro-British Arabs vs. Pro-Nazi Muslims

The same things are at stake. Where is the will to prevent disaster? Mark Langfan, 8/21/2013, 5:17 AM

Philanthropist, Oil Trader Marc Rich Dead at 78

Jewish philanthropist and oil trader Marc Rich, whose family fled incoming Nazis and as an adult fled US justice untl pardoned, is dead.Chana Ya'ar, 6/27/2013, 9:35 AM

In May: US Allies Plan Gulf Naval Exercises

More than 30 nations will send their sailors to Bahrain in May for an international naval exercise to be held in the Persian Gulf.Chana Ya'ar, 4/8/2013, 8:35 PM

Several Wounded in Iran Explosion

Several people were wounded Sunday in an explosion in Bandar Imam Khomeini, a port city in Iran, but few details have been released.Chana Ya'ar, 3/10/2013, 4:55 PM

India May Cease Iranian Oil Imports

Indian refiners may halt imports of Iranian crude oil after insurance firms said refineries processing Iranian oil will no longer be coveredArutz Sheva staff, 3/10/2013, 12:05 PM

US Plans $16 Billion Gulf Settlement With BP

US authorities plan to propose a $16 billion settlement to British energy giant BP for civil claims related to the disastrous 2010 oil spillArutz Sheva staff, 2/24/2013, 3:37 PM

Report: Israel to Buy Oil from South Sudan

A report Sunday said that Israel had made a deal with South Sudan to purchase oil from the newest country in AfricaDavid Lev, 1/20/2013, 10:52 PM

Iran Drops the Mask, Admits Oil Exports Plummet

An Iranian minister breaks ranks with Ahmadinejad, admits sanctions cut oil exports by 45 percent, but nuke program continues.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/8/2013, 12:47 PM

Iran to Move Airport After Oil Found Under Runway

Iran plans to relocate an airport in the southwest of the country after discovering oil deposits under its runway. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/31/2012, 1:43 AM

Minister: Iranian Oil Revenues Halved By Sanctions

Iran is losing half of its oil revenues due to international sanctions imposed over its disputed nuclear program, says minister. Rachel Hirshfeld , 12/17/2012, 8:53 PM

More Gas in Cypriot Block 12, Says Noble Energy

Noble Energy officials say they believe there is “a lot more” natural gas than first estimated in the Cypriot Block 12 offshore field.Chana Ya'ar, 10/25/2012, 1:16 PM

Oil Prices Rise After Syrian Jet Forced to Land

Jets from Turkey that intercepted a Syrian passenger jet caused a surge in oil prices.Scott Krane, 10/11/2012, 5:22 PM

Pentagon to Beef Up Cyber Security

U.S. authorities are holding that Iranian-based hackers were responsible for recent cyber attacks.Scott Krane, 10/5/2012, 6:42 AM

Report: Iran Beating Sanctions With Night Deals

Iran has found a way to outsmart the sanctions against selling their oil overseas.David Lev, 9/13/2012, 10:58 AM

Gas Prices Spike to All-Time High

If you're a motorist in Israel, better fill up the tank while you can. Prices at the pump are set to rise to an all-time high this weekend.Chana Ya'ar, 8/27/2012, 8:48 PM

Israel Third Most Expensive Country for Gasoline

Israel has the third highest price in the world for gasoline, according to a new Bloomberg survey.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/19/2012, 5:35 PM

Oil Tops $91 a Barrel Amid Rising Mideast Tensions

The price of crude has shot up as the Syrian regime teeters and the US and Iran rattle their sabres over the Strait of Hormuz.Gabe Kahn, 7/19/2012, 8:29 PM

Fuel Price Dropping by 3%

One liter of 95 octane gasoline will cost NIS 7.43 at self service pump, as world oil prices dip.Gil Ronen, 5/31/2012, 6:15 PM

Iranian Minister Blames Europe for High Oil Prices

Iranian Oil Minister Rostam Qassemi says the embargos imposed by the EU on Tehran are responsible for the soaring hike in oil prices.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/26/2012, 1:21 AM

Iran Discovers Oilfield in Caspian Sea

Iran has discovered an oilfield in the Caspian Sea for the first time in over a century, the Fars news agency reported.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/21/2012, 3:42 PM

Can 95 Octane Falafel Oil Fuel Your Car?

Running cars with gas made from falafel oil is one of several Israeli inventions waiting for investors at a patent exhibition in September.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/21/2012, 12:31 PM

Report: Israel to Search for Oil on the Golan

Report: Israel has decided to search for oil on the Golan Heights after 20 years of delay due to objections from Syria.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 5/13/2012, 11:21 AM

Mysterious Cyber Attack on Iranian Oil Data

Iran has confirmed that a cyber attack hit its Oil Ministry data systems. It claims there was no damage, but its website is inaccessible.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 4/23/2012, 3:22 PM

Jordan Denies Iraqi Oil Reaching Israel

Jordan is fending off accusations that Iraqi oil is reaching Israel.Chana Ya'ar, 4/12/2012, 8:20 AM

Israel Strikes Oil Off Tel Aviv Coast

Israel has struck oil again, this time off the Tel Aviv coast. Owners say the find includes 100 million barrels of oil, worth $10 billion.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/13/2012, 6:19 PM

US Fear of Recession Protects Iran’s Nuclear Sites

A glance at financial markets shows the biggest obstacle to a US green light to stop Iran’s nuclear project is fear of higher oil prices.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/5/2012, 3:37 PM

India Forced to Cancel Major Iranian Oil Deal

The sanctions noose continues to tighten as Iranian oil consumers find insurance for their oil shipments cut off in Europe.Gabe Kahn., 3/2/2012, 1:31 PM

Fuel at $8 Gallon; ‘Go Take the Bus’

“Let them eat cake – and take the bus:” The government rejects erasing automatic tax hikes on $8 a gallon gas to take effect Thursday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/28/2012, 8:13 AM

EU Tightens Belt on Iranian Oil

The European Union has tightened its belt and prepared to cut its consumption of Iranian oil, with sanctions affecting others as well.Chana Ya'ar, 2/27/2012, 10:53 PM

Iran Spooks the World with Higher Oil Prices

Surging gas prices stuff Iran’s pockets as sanctions are not slowing down Iran’s nuclear race. Iran may have the last laugh.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/27/2012, 3:27 PM

Asia to Reduce Imports from Iran

China, India and Japan are planning to reduce their imports of Iranian oil by at least ten percent, an indication sanctions are working.Elad Benari, 2/22/2012, 4:16 AM

Iran: Oil Still Flowing to Europe

Oil Ministry officials in Tehran raced to denounce a state run Press TV that it was cutting exports to six European countries.Gabe Kahn., 2/15/2012, 6:37 PM

Iran Deploys ‘Oil Weapon,’ Cuts off Six Nations

Iran rolled out its “oil weapon” Wednesday and announced a cut in exports to six European countries, including France and Greece.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/15/2012, 3:31 PM

After The Bomb: India Eyeing Saudi Oil

India is reportedly reconsidering oil imports from Iran after Monday's bombing in Dehli; security officials suspect Iran.Gabe Kahn., 2/14/2012, 10:22 PM

US Prof to Newsweek: Israel Must Hit Iran – Now

Iranian threat is like the Arab threat to destroy Israel in 1967, a history professor tells Newsweek. The danger: Western complacency. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/7/2012, 10:44 AM

Iran Warns: We Can Close Strait of Hormuz

Iran's ambassador to the United Nations says that closing the Strait of Hormuz is an option if "somebody wants to tighten the noose."Chana Ya'ar, 1/19/2012, 10:47 AM

Iranian Scientist Killed in Tehran

An Iranian scientist involved in the petroleum industry has been killed in a car bombing in Tehran. Two others were wounded.Chana Ya'ar, 1/11/2012, 10:52 AM

Iran Thanks U.S. for Rescuing Fishermen

Iran's Foreign Ministry thanked the United States Saturday for rescuing 13 of its fishermen from pirates.Chana Ya'ar, 1/7/2012, 11:17 PM

UK Warns Iran: 'Don't Close Strait of Hormuz'

Britain is warning Iran it may resort to military action if Tehran attempts to close the Strait of Hormuz to Western oil shipping.Chana Ya'ar, 1/5/2012, 3:31 PM