Iranian Officials Blame Saudi Arabia and Kuwait for Price Fall 

Iranian officials have sharply attacked Saudi Arabia and Kuwait as being responsible for the decline in oil prices and have said that Iran may halt its oil exports altogether to force prices back up.

On 9 February Tehran radio quoted Prime Minister Mir-Hossein Moussavi as saying that Saudi and Kuwaiti oil exports were the main factors in the collapse of prices, and that there was "no justification" for the...