Crude Oil Falls As Focus Turns To Glut In U.S. (Investor's Business Daily)

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Oil resumed its slump as attention returned to an unprecedented glut in U.S. crude inventories. Futures fell 1.6% in New York and 2.6% in London. Crude advanced the most in more than two weeks on Wednesday as the U.S. Federal Reserve cut its estimates for interest rates, reducing the value of the dollar and bolstering
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Saudi Arabia halts business visas for Swedish businessmen (dpa German Press Agency)

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Stockholm (dpa) – Saudi Arabia on Thursday announced it would not issue visas for Swedish nationals planning business trips to the kingdom, which last week pulled its ambassador to Stockholm to protest Swedish criticism of its human rights record. “We have been informed of this via diplomatic channels,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Johan Tegel told dpa.
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Saudi Arabia Medical Devices Report Q2 2015, Business Monitor International (PR Newswire)

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LONDON, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Includes 3 FREE quarterly updatesBMI Industry View: There are upside risks to the Saudi Arabian medical device expenditure forecasts. While the bulk of the additional funds allocated to healthcare in the 2015 government budget will be directed towards infrastructure and salaries, a sizeable amount will be spent on equipment
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Will a nuke deal invite Iran into the international community? (The Times of Israel)

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AP — As world powers edge toward a possible nuclear deal with Iran, the debate has been dominated by the question of whether it leaves an opening for Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon. But an accord could have another profound impact: Is this the beginning of the Islamic Republic’s broad acceptance by the community
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Grant from Saudi Arabia: Finalise plan on how to spend $1.5 billion, says Dar (The Express Tribune (Pakistan))

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vg After receiving the grant to the tune of $1.5 billion from Saudi Arabia last year, the government will now finalise a business plan to decide how to spend the money.Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Ishaq Dar on Tuesday chaired a second meeting of the Board of Directors of Pakistan Development Fund Limited (PDFL),
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Pakistan tops Asian countries in Chinese arms imports (Daily Messenger (Pakistan))

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China has eased ahead of Germany and France to become the world s number three arms exporter after the United States and Russia, a Stockholmbased thinktank said Monday. The volume of the multibillion dollar world arms trade rose 16 percent during the period 2010 to 2014 over the previous five years, the Stockholm International Peace
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Obama Not Just Negotiating Iran Nukes, But Future Of Mideast (Investor's Business Daily)

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There is a revealing contradiction in the Obama administration’s pre-defense of a nuclear deal with Iran. The White House claims that Israeli and Republican critics have no alternative, other than war. But President Obama recently reiterated that he is ready to “walk away” from a bad deal — and that the chances are no better
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