Oil firms on supply cut talk; still set for sixth weekly loss

Oil rose on Friday on hopes that supply cuts will be agreed at OPEC's meeting on Dec. 6, but failed to recoup recent losses on oversupply concerns that have shaved more than a fifth off the Brent crude benchmark since early October. Brent <LCOc1> was up 85 cents at $67.47 a

Iraq delegation to visit Russia in Dec for talks on wheat imports

Iraq will send a delegation to Russia in December to discuss the possibility of importing wheat, the Iraqi trade minister said on Wednesday. Newly appointed Hashim al-Aani had said on Tuesday that Iraq, traditionally reliant on U.S. wheat imports, was interested in opening up its international state buying tenders to Russian

Extremists kill 8 Syria troops near truce zone

BEIRUT: Extremists have killed at least eight Syrian government troops near a planned buffer zone around the country’s last major rebel bastion, a monitor said on Saturday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack took place late on Friday in the north of Hama province near the planned buffer

Saudi Aramco CEO says relationship with Russia to reach new heights

DUBAI (Reuters) - Oil producer Saudi Aramco's Chief Executive Officer Amin Nasser said on Friday that the company's relationship with Russia will grow as the two sides proceed with cooperation projects. "Our ongoing strategic engagements and discussions with partners in Russia are taking our relationship to new heights," he said at