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Middle East terrorist attacks push up oil pricesThe recent surge in terrorist activities in the Middle East helped push up oil futures prices over the last 2 weeks, with jittery traders also worried by low US inventories of oil and petroleum products.The White House last week raised the US terrorist alert level to orange, the second highest level of alert in the five-step alert system (OGJ Online, May 20, 2003).Middle East bombingsThe heightened alert was prompted by suicide bombings across the Middle East. Saudi Arabia Ambassador to Washington Prince Bandar bin Sultan suggested that the suicide bombers who targeted Riyadh could be planning a bigger operation.The US and UK temporarily clo...

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