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Peace prospects dead if Trump moves U.S. embassy to Jerusalem – Palestinian aide

A senior Palestinian official warned on Friday that implementation of Donald Trump’s pledge to relocate the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem would destroy any prospects for peace with Israel, even as a spokesman for the U.S. President-elect said he remained committed to the move. Saeb Erekat, secretary-general of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, issued the grim prediction just a day… Read More »

Saudi remarks on oil surge test prospects for output freeze

Saudi Arabia’s top oil official, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, said Riyadh could boost output immediately and almost double it long term, in comments that could threaten the signing of a global production freeze deal planned for Sunday. The second in line to the throne of the world’s largest crude exporter added in remarks to Bloomberg that… Read More »