[DUBAI] Oil tanker owners are avoiding sending their ships to the Middle East's main refuelling hub after a spate of attacks on vessels in the past two months ratcheted up tensions and highlighted...

Asian oil refiners are being squeezed by rising freight rates and insurance costs for shipping crude from the Middle East after attacks on ships in the Gulf last month, industry officials and...

ISRAELI Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, meeting in Jerusalem last Thursday with Jared Kushner, US president Donald Trump's son-in-law and the architect of the White House Middle East peace plan...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump, declaring a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections from Congress on Friday to complete the sale of over US$8 billion worth...

[SINGAPORE] The global push for cleaner-burning ship fuel is threatening to drive the value of Middle East crude to a record low even as supplies are squeezed.

[WASHINGTON] The United States said on Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region...

[SINGAPORE] Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after recent attacks on Saudi oil tankers...

[LONDON] London's marine insurance market will meet on Thursday to assess the situation in the Middle East after attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates earlier this week, a senior official...

[SEOUL] Oil held gains above US$62 a barrel as heightened tensions in the Middle East overshadowed a US plan to raise tariffs on Chinese goods.

SINGAPORE and Asean can draw a lesson from the unstable situation in the Middle East that a region needs to have cohesion if it does not want to be a platform for proxy contests by major powers,...