News > U.S.

Trump Says It ‘Looks' Like Iran Hit the Saudis, But Military Retaliation Isn't Being Considered Yet

1 month ago   |   By Time

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump declared Monday it “looks” like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he stressed that military retaliation was not yet on the table in response to the strike against a key U.S. Mideast ally.
Oil prices soared worldwide amid the damage in Saudi Arabia and fresh Middle East war concerns. But Trump put the brakes on any talk of quick military action - earlier he had said the U.S. was “locked and loaded” - and he said the oil impact would not be significant on the U.S., which is a net energy exporter.
The Saudi government...
Read more ...

 

Trump's sanctions on Iran won't work without threat of force

Trump's sanctions on Iran won't work without threat of force

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

President Trump claims the United States is “locked and loaded” after Saturday's serious Iranian attack on one of the world's most important oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. That has essentially been the president's posture for four months, which has only encouraged Tehran to escalate its strikes against energy infrastructure around the Gulf. This policy of...
Read more ...

 

`Locked and loaded' - Trump all but certain Iran was behind oil attack in Saudi Arabia; says he'll wait for proof before striking back

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The U.S. launched a war of words against Iran over its suspected role in a fiery weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, and remains “locked and loaded” to retaliate if proof emerges that backs up the suspicion. President Trump said Monday that it was "looking like" Iran was responsible,...
Read more ...

 

Attack on a major Saudi oil facility originated from Iran, U.S. intel indicates

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

A congressional source says Democrats familiar with the details don't dispute Iran carried out the attack - an important signal of bipartisan agreement.
Read more ...

 

Attack on a major Saudi oil facility originated in Iran, U.S. intelligence indicates

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

Oil prices surged overnight to their biggest intraday gain since the Gulf War in 1991 after a devastating drone attack on critical oil facilities in Saudi Arabia knocked out more than 5% of the world's daily oil production. U.S. intelligence are blaming Iran for the attack, three sources familiar with the intelligence tell NBC News.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   U.S.      Donald Trump      Saudi Arabia      World      Democrats  


Rick Perry tells Trump he's resigning as energy secretary: reports

Rick Perry tells Trump he's resigning as energy secretary: reports

WASHINGTON - Energy Secretary Rick Perry will step down from the Trump Administration, according to reports. The former Texas governor informed President Trump in writing of... Read more ...

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes injures right knee in second quarter...

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes injures right knee in second quarter against Broncos

The reigning MVP has thrown 15 touchdown passes and one interception this season. Read more ...

Woman lost for 3 days rescued thanks to SOS message in the sand

Woman lost for 3 days rescued thanks to SOS message in the sand

An Australian woman has a surveillance camera to thank for her rescue after she got lost while camping with friends. Read more ...

Woman diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer early in pregnancy gives birth...

Woman diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer early in pregnancy gives birth to healthy baby boy

"I am blessed when I look at my son, and I cannot ask for more than that," the new mom said. Read more ...

Couple files federal lawsuit against Taco Bell over $2.18 bill dispute

Couple files federal lawsuit against Taco Bell over $2.18 bill dispute

A New Jersey couple who says they were charged $2.18 too much after ordering two fast-food meals last year has filed a federal lawsuit. Read more ...

US VP Pence says reached deal with Turkey's Erdogan for ceasefire in...

US VP Pence says reached deal with Turkey's Erdogan for ceasefire in Northern Syria

Turkey has agreed to temporarily halt its military operation against Syria's Kurdish-led militias, allowing them to withdraw from the country's border, US Vice President Mike... Read more ...

Trump to host next G-7 summit at his National Doral resort

Trump to host next G-7 summit at his National Doral resort

WASHINGTON - President Trump will host the G-7 summit at his golf resort in Miami, the White House announced Thursday. The summit will take place at the Trump National Doral... Read more ...

Corbyn criticized by Tories for rejecting Boris Brexit deal before he'd even...

Corbyn criticized by Tories for rejecting Boris Brexit deal before he'd even read it

Jeremy Corbyn has been roundly criticized by his political opponents for rejecting Boris Johnson's Brexit deal with the EU out of hand without reading it. Corbyn was quoted by... Read more ...

Doctor found guilty of $12 million Medicare, health scheme, prosecution says

Doctor found guilty of $12 million Medicare, health scheme, prosecution says

A southern California physician was found guilty Wednesday in a Medicare fraud and device scheme that brought him $4.5 million, according to the Justice Department. Read more ...

Ambassador testifies he disagreed over Ukraine policy directive from...

Ambassador testifies he disagreed over Ukraine policy directive from President Trump

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union, Gordon Sondland, is testifying that President Donald Trump instructed him to work with Rudy Giuliani, his personal lawyer. Read more ...