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Emir orders $9mn urgent aid to Gaza Strip

Emir orders $9mn urgent aid to Gaza Strip

The Emir's directives come in response to the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the strip and appeals from the United Nations.

Singapore charges 11 men over Shell oil heist

Singapore charges 11 men over Shell oil heist

Police in the island-state, Asia's main oil trading hub, said they had detained 17 men and seized millions of dollars in cash and a small tanker.

Qatar Airways aims to create virtual mega-carrier

Qatar Airways aims to create virtual mega-carrier

The Qatari carrier announced a $661mn deal on Monday to buy a 9.61% stake in Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways to broaden its reach.

UN resolution targets Libyan fuel smugglers

UN resolution targets Libyan fuel smugglers

The UN Security Council has extended sanctions on illegal oil exports from Libya to cover refined petroleum products as well, in a bid to stem rampant smuggling of subsidised fuel by sea.

Solar Impulse 2 plane leaves Oklahoma on fuel-less flight

Solar Impulse 2 plane leaves Oklahoma on fuel-less flight

An experimental, solar-powered aircraft took off from Tulsa in Oklahoma early Saturday, kicking off the latest phase of its record-breaking quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel.

Plunging costs fuel safety fears for Mount Everest climbers

Plunging costs fuel safety fears for Mount Everest climbers

After 17 years of helping climbers reach the roof of the world, Argentinian Damian Benegas won’t be returning to Everest this year...

Qatar to let domestic fuel prices fluctuate in subsidy reform

Qatar to let domestic fuel prices fluctuate in subsidy reform

Qatar will allow its domestic gasoline and diesel prices to fluctuate in response to changes in global markets as it seeks to reduce waste of fuel and save money for the state budget.

Boko Haram, facing fuel shortages, makes its own

Boko Haram, facing fuel shortages, makes its own

Boko Haram has been forced to produce its own fuel to power its motorbikes because of an acute petrol shortage caused by a military squeeze on supply lines.

Nepal agrees fuel deal with China to curb reliance on India

Nepal agrees fuel deal with China to curb reliance on India

Nepal has secured a deal for China to supply it with fuel, as the energy-starved Himalayan nation seeks to deepen ties with Beijing and reduce its reliance on India.