Quartet of gatherings in November could potentially place US President Joe Biden in the same room as China's Xi Jinping, Russia's Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan announced: "the expected visit of the Chinese president to the kingdom" after talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi.
The kingdom has offered multi-entry 60-day visas to holders of the World Cup's Hayya pass, the compulsory permit available to ticket-holders.
Countries "depleting their emergency stocks" use it as a mechanism to "manipulate markets", says Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, a week after US decided to release 15 million barrels from strategic oil reserves to tame prices.
Morocco has grown tired of both the Ukraine war and the bullying from the Biden administration, and its king has chosen to put the needs of his people first.
Cavusoglu lashed out at the US' approach toward the gulf country, saying if Washington wants oil prices to fall, it must lift sanctions on Iran and Venezuela.
OPEC’s decision to sharply cut output has put more pressure on the already strained ties between the once-close allies. Will this be the end of the strategic partnership in the Middle East?
Islamabad says it stands with Riyadh "in the wake of statements made against the kingdom", and hails the oil cartel's decision to cut production by two million barrels a day.
President Biden's planned announcement to draw down from strategic reserves comes after Saudi Arabia-led cartel's decision had Washington saying Riyadh sided with Moscow and pledging consequences for supply cuts of 2 million barrels a day.
IMF member countries issue a near-unanimous call for Russia to end its aggression in Ukraine, calling conflict – now in its 234th day – the single biggest factor fuelling inflation and slowing the global economy.
The decision comes with US midterm elections around the corner, applying domestic pressure on the Biden administration with gas price hikes set to hit consumers hard.
Decision of OPEC+ to cut its oil production target by two million barrels per day was "purely economic" and adopted through consensus, says Saudi Foreign Ministry, after Washington vowed "consequences" for US-Saudi ties.
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