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. 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. 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. 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. 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'. 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. 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. 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.