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Saudi Prince's Plan: End Kingdom's 'Oil Addiction'

Prince Mohammed bin Salman wants to boost global investment, get away from reliance on oil

(Newser) - Saudi Arabia's 30-year-old deputy crown prince is looking toward the future with his new "Vision 2030" plan—a plan that includes pulling the kingdom out of its overreliance on oil and leaning more on non-oil investment to transform it into a global power, Reuters reports. "We will... More »

US Fears Rising Iranian Cyberattacks

Officials believe Iran was behind recent attacks

(Newser) - The US believes that Iran was behind an Aug. 15 cyberattack on Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil company and the world's most valuable firm, and that it was retaliation against the US for unleashing the Stuxnet virus on an Iranian nuclear facility in 2010, the New York ... More »

Sky-High Oil Will Reshape World Power, Dent US Clout

Power shifts as global economies change

(Newser) - The surging price of oil from $10 a barrel a decade ago to a record $100 today is remaking the global economy and altering the balance of power across the world, according to the Wall Street Journal. If oil prices continue to climb, as many experts predict, US political power... More »

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