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Comment: For too long, Iran's leaders have neglected the oil-rich Khuzestan region, which provides an economic lifeline to the country, writes Kourosh Ziabari.

Nicolas Maduro wants to 'personally thank' Iran for sending five oil tankers to Caracas during a shortage of refined oil, despite Venezuela having the world's largest reserves.

The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Omid Shokri Kalehsar

The geopolitics of Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela

Iran's fuel shipments to Venezuela are a show of defiance against the US, but they will do little to fundamentally change energy geopolitics.

Fourth Iranian tanker docks at Venezuelan port

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Fourth Iranian tanker docks at Venezuelan port

A fourth Iranian tanker has arrived in Venezuela amid concern in Washington over the burgeoning relationship between the two countries.

Iranian <em>oil</em> tanker arrives at Venezuela's largest refinery

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Iranian oil tanker arrives at Venezuela's largest refinery

The first of five Iranian tankers has arrived at Venezuela's main oil refinery, bringing gasoline and oil derivatives ...

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First Iranian oil tanker docks in Venezuela

The first of five Iranian tankers carrying much-needed gasoline and oil derivatives docked in Venezuela on Monday, Caracas announced amid concern in Washington over the burgeoning relationship

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Khamenei posts picture showing pro-Iran leaders praying in Jerusalem

Social media users were quick to ridicule Iran's latest propaganda content - a painting of an imagined gathering of Iran-backed leaders at the ...

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Iranian fuel shipment reaches Venezuelan waters

Iranian fuel and oil products entered Venezuelan waters on Saturday, despite growing concerns by the US.

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US growing concerns over Iran-Venezuela oil tankers

Iran has sent millions of gallons of oil to Venezuela, worrying the US.

Venezuela says Iranian <em>tankers</em> will get military escort

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Venezuela says Iranian tankers will get military escort

Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez said that when the Iranian ships are 200 nautical miles from the coastline "they will be welcomed" by ...

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Iran tankers sailing to Venezuela despite US pressure tactics

The US has tried to crack down on Iranian shipments, but five tankers are on their way to Venezuela, a fellow sanctioned nation with ...

Iran missile accidentally strikes own vessel, killing 19 sailors

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Iran missile accidentally strikes own vessel, killing 19 sailors

A missile accidentally struck a support vessel that was sailing too close to a target in a training exercise, the Iranian armed forces said.

Saudi king, Trump scurry to 'reaffirm relations' amid tensions

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Saudi king, Trump scurry to 'reaffirm relations' amid tensions

A phone call took place between Saudi Arabia's King Salman and US President Donald Trump on Friday, amid reports of increasing tensions between ...

US pulls anti-missile systems from Saudi Arabia amid dispute

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US pulls anti-missile systems from Saudi Arabia amid dispute

The US is reportedly removing two batteries of Patriot surface-to-air missiles as well as fighter equipment and 300 troops stationed in Saudi ...

Iran ships '6.8 million barrels' of <em>oil</em> to Syria

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Iran ships '6.8 million barrels' of oil to Syria

Following US sanctions, the Syrian regime has received roughly 2 million barrels of crude from staunch regional ally Iran every month. In recent ...

Paul McLoughlin

Less than zero: The great US oil crash

A price war between Russia and Saudi Arabia has seen US oil prices crash.

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Armed men seize and release tanker off Iranian coast

Armed men seized a Hong-Kong flagged tanker near the coast of Iran before releasing it, amid a rise in tensions between the US and Iran

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Kuwait official says Mexico 'disrupted' OPEC agreement

Oil producing countries are now waiting on Mexico's consent to finalise the OPEC+ deal. Kuwait's oil ministers says the North ...

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Oil drops further as Saudi-Russia output deal talks delayed

Russia and Saudi Arabia have been at loggerheads over output.

US envoy to visit Riyadh amid <em>oil</em> price crash

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US envoy to visit Riyadh amid oil price crash

Trump administration officials still believe in Saudi Arabia's role as a ''force for stability in global oil markets'', as prices ...

Rauf Mammadov

Oil price war: Why Russia left the OPEC+ regime

Some experts believe Russia decided to ratchet up its oil output to finish off the US shale industry. But is there more to it?

Senior Iranian commander dies from coronavirus

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Senior Iranian commander dies from coronavirus

Nasser Shabani, a top commander in Iran's IRGC forces, is confirmed to have died from the coronavirus as cases surge past 11,000 in the Islamic ...

Libya's GNA suspends ceasefire talks after Tripoli port attack

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Libya's GNA suspends ceasefire talks after Tripoli port attack

A missile attack targeting a Turkish ship in the port of Tripoli prompted Libya's internationally-recognised government to suspend ceasefire ...

UAE to open first nuclear power plant in region

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UAE to open first nuclear power plant in region

The Barakah plant, located on the Gulf coast west of Abu Dhabi, is the first nuclear power plant in the region.

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