The U.S. is gravely disappointed with the U.K. after a Gibraltar court allowed the release of an Iranian tanker suspected of hauling oil to Syria, and threatened sanctions against ports, banks and anyone else who does business with the ship or its crew, two administration officials said.
British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country.
An oil tanker thought to be carrying Iranian oil to Syria has been detained by Royal Marines in Gibraltar.
More than a hundred people have been killed in a truck bomb blast in eastern Syria, a spokesman for US-backed local forces said.
Nicaragua has ratified the Paris Agreement on climate change, leaving Syria as the only country not to have signed up to the deal.
US-allied forces have captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group.
US-backed Syrian fighters have launched an offensive against the Islamic State group in eastern Syria along the border with Iraq.
The White House has issued a warning to Bashar Assad as it claimed “potential” evidence showed Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.
Russians warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at the Islamic State group’s positions in Syria, the defence ministry in Moscow said.
While Syria makes only 0.04% of global petroleum supplies -- less than Cuba, New Zealand or Pakistan -- it calls one of the world’s biggest producing regions its neighborhood.
Oil jumped as the U.S. cruise missile attack against Syria riled global financial markets.
Statoil has donated NOK 5million (£465,000) to assist the Red Cross in its efforts to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in war-torn Syria. That's a substantial donation in anyone's language. There are few industries that are more global than oil and gas. It is also difficult to think of any other business sectors that operate in more challenging environments. Making a commitment such as this is both appropriate and heartening.
Statoil has donated NOK 5million (£465,000) to assist the Red Cross in its efforts to alleviate the humanitarian crisis in war-torn Syria.
Islamic State militants re-entered the historic city of Palmyra in central Syria on Saturday for the first time since they were expelled by Syrian and Russian forces nine months ago.
Footage revealed by the Russian Ministry of Defence has shown airstrikes carried out by Russian fighter jets against illegal oil facilities.
Russian bombers have hit illegal oil facilities operated by Islamic State in Syria, the Russian defense ministry confirmed.
ISIS is making up for lost revenue from coalition strikes on its oil infrastructure by squeezing the population under its control through high taxes.
Russia has said the country’s energy companies have received requests from war-torn Syria to help rebuild its oil and gas industry.
A documentary film crew from Russia Today (RT) claimed to have uncovered evidence of the alleged links between Turkey and its oil trade links with Islamic State (IS).
Gulfsands Petroleum has said it remains committed to its Syrian assets, despite operations being suspended due to EU sanctions and the ongoing civil war.
The managing director of ScottishPower Renewables has said the Syrian crisis is "all about climate change".
Fuel produced by IS (Islamic State) is allegedly being sold at gas stations in Bulgaria.
World powers agreed a partial cease fire in Syria’s civil war, reaching a deal that could forestall a humanitarian crisis around the besieged city of Aleppo even amid skepticism about how broad and lasting the truce might be. Backing the accord were all the major outside powers in the five-year-old conflict, including the U.S., Russia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Iran. But the halt to fighting won’t cover jihadist groups like Islamic State, meaning U.S., French and Russian air strikes against them will continue.
Fresh footage from the Pentagon has shown air strikes on an IS (Islamic State) gas and oil plant in Syria.
Israel’s defence minister has alleged ISIS (Islamic State) has been funded with “Turkish money”. Moshe Ya’alon made the claim as he said the Turkish government was not pulling its weight in the fight against the network.