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OIL TALKS

In Opec's high-stakes poker game, Iran and Iraq call Saudi's bluff

Neither Teheran nor Baghdad is as dependent on oil prices as Riyadh

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Together, Iran and Iraq pump more than eight million barrels a day. Saudi Arabia remains the largest producer at more than 10.5 million barrels a day.

London

FOR decades, Saudi Arabia has had its way at Opec. All of a sudden the position has turned: Riyadh finds its power waning against a resurgent Iran and Iraq.

As Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ministers meet on Wednesday, Saudi Arabia is trying to reassert its