UK prime minister in UAE, Saudi Arabia to press for more oil British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arrived in the Gulf for meetings in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia aimed at easing skyrocketing gasoline prices as the West grapples with economic headwinds from Russia’s war in Ukraine Boris Johnson’s Saudi bromanceThe British prime minister’s trip to the country was about pleasure as well as business. Saudi prince, rebuked by West, faces dilemma over Russia and ChinaThe United States and Britain are ramping up pressure on Saudi Arabia to pump more oil and join efforts to isolate Russia, while Riyadh has shown little readiness to respond and has revived a threat to ditch dollars in its oil sales to China. Comparing Saudi Arabia to Russia ‘ridiculously distasteful’, says James CleverlyJames Cleverly hails ‘huge liberalisation in the lives of women in Saudi Arabia’ Boris Johnson U-turns on second job pay cap for MPsPrime minister is yet again ‘saying one thing and doing another’, Labour leader claims How phasing out Russian oil could deepen the cost-of-living crisisBoris Johnson has spent a week trying to woo Gulf leaders in an attempt to secure alternative energy supplies. UK's Johnson calls for joint effort on energy market security in UAE talksBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson stressed the need to work together to stabilise global energy markets in talks with United Arab Emirates' de facto leader Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan on Wednesday, Johnson's office said. Boris Johnson doesn't say whether he reached oil deal on Saudi Arabia trip - and insists human rights talks will remain 'private'The prime minister visits both the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia as he continues his push to lessen the West's "addiction" to Russian oil and gas after Vladimir Putin's assault on Ukraine.