Prices of fuel derivatives see increase in June | Jordan Times
AMMAN — The government’s fuel pricing committee at the Energy Ministry on Tuesday decided to raise the prices of a number of fuel derivatives for June, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reportedBased on the committee's decision, the price of one litre of unleaded 90-octane gasoline will see a price increase of 35 fils in June, selling at JD0.920, compared with JD0.885 in May.The price per litre of unleaded 95-octane gasoline will be increased by 60 fils to reach JD1.18 in June, against JD1.12 in May.
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Israel Signs Free-Trade Agreement With UAE in First of Its Kind Deal with Arab State - WSJ
Officials from both countries said the deal would boost business ties less than two years after they established formal diplomatic relations in a U.S.-brokered deal.
UN says Yemen’s warring parties agree to renew truce | AP News
CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations said Thursday that Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to renew a nationwide truce for another two months. The development offered a glimmer of hope for the country, plagued by eight years of civil war — though significant obstacles remain to lasting peace.
Divided again, Libya slides back toward violence, chaos | AP News
CAIRO (AP) — For many Libyans, clashes that erupted in the capital of Tripoli last month were all too familiar — a deja vu of street fighting, reverberating gunfire and people cowering inside their homes.
Indian officials hold 1st talks with Taliban in Afghanistan | AP News
NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian officials held talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan for the first time Thursday since the group took control of the country last year to discuss the distribution of humanitarian assistance, the External Affairs Ministry said.
Russian Cash and Trade Drawn to Dubai by Low Taxes, No Sanctions - WSJ
The Middle East city-state is fast becoming the international hub of choice for Russian companies and wealthy individuals seeking to run their businesses and protect their money while avoiding sanctions.
Oregon dropping AI tool used in child abuse cases | AP News
Child welfare officials in Oregon will stop using an algorithm to help decide which families are investigated by social workers, opting instead for a new process that officials say will make better, more racially equitable decisions.
Finance and Economy
Saudi Oil Boost, Yemen Truce Set Stage for Biden Visit to Kingdom - WSJ
Saudi Arabia took steps to boost oil production and extend a truce with Iran-backed forces in Yemen, two moves that help pave the way for President Biden to visit the kingdom amid efforts toward a diplomatic reset.
Eurozone Inflation Hits Fresh High as More Energy Sanctions Loom - WSJ
Inflation in the bloc reached an annual 8.1% in May, underlining the costs to European households of Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Russia's Novak warns of oil shortage in Europe due to import ban | Reuters
European Union's embargo on oil imports from Russia may result in significant shortages of oil and oil products in Europe, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said on Thursday, also calling the cooperation with OPEC+ "effective".