Energy Energy 2020-08-24 Lebanon's hopes for gas exploitation set back by Hizbullah, blast With Beirut's port destroyed and Hizbullah facing US sanctions, Lebanon's efforts to exploit offshore gas have suffered a severe setback. Energy 2020-03-04 Iran denied watchdog access to two sites: IAEA New report also shows Iran's stockpile of enriched uranium now stands at more than five times the limit fixed under the 2015 nuclear deal. Energy 2020-01-24 US sanctions 4 petro firms tied to IRGC Quds Force The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on four entities, based in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Dubai, that were helping to finance the IRGC-QF. Energy 2019-12-10 Yemen government to end oil import monopoly Breaking the monopoly will improve living conditions, which was a goal of the power-sharing agreement between the government and southern separatists. Energy 2019-07-24 Iran seeks to prolong Syria war for its own gain The Islamic republic has taken advantage of the Syrian war to make economic inroads and try to corner the market, analysts tell Diyaruna. Energy 2018-11-23 Undersea gas fires Egypt's regional energy dreams With gas now flowing from four major fields off the Mediterranean coast, Egypt has a 'plan to become a regional energy hub'. Energy 2018-04-03 Oil to solar: Saudis push to be renewable energy powerhouse The push for renewables is gaining momentum as the kingdom seeks to wean itself off oil and diversify its energy sources. Energy 2018-03-06 Sanaa faces severe fuel crisis under Houthis City residents blocked some streets with empty gas canisters in protest of high prices and a growing shortage of cooking oil and gasoline. Energy 2017-11-28 Houthis hike oil derivatives prices The doubling of oil derivatives prices will negatively impact the price of food and other commodities, aggravating Yemen's humanitarian crisis, economists warn.