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Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Weapons Were Used in Strikes on Oil Facilities

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

American officials have blamed Iran for the attacks on Saturday that slashed Saudi production, but the Houthi faction, allied with Iran, claimed responsibility.
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‘Locked and Loaded,' the U.S. Blames Iran for a Drone Attack Against Saudi Arabia. Here's What to Know

‘Locked and Loaded,' the U.S. Blames Iran for a Drone Attack Against Saudi Arabia. Here's What to Know

1 month ago   |   By Time

President Donald Trump says the United States is “locked and loaded” after an attack against oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, an American ally and a major producer of the world's energy supply.
A rebel group in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attacks, which targeted a facility belonging to Saudi Aramco, the Kingdom's national oil company. However, American officials claim Iran, Saudi Arabia's regional rival, is to blame.
The finger-pointing has led to a rapid escalation of tensions between the U.S. and Iran, already at a fever pitch following the Trump administration's withdrawal from...
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Trump Said the U.S. Is ‘Locked and Loaded,' But Will He Take Action on Iran?

1 month ago   |   By Fortune

A top White House official is downplaying the threat of imminent action against Iran after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “locked and loaded” following a drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies.
Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Marc Short told reporters at the White House Monday that the president's language is “a reflection” that his administration is advancing policies that protect the U.S. “from these sorts of oil shots.”
Short says: “I think that ‘locked and loaded' is a broad term that talks about the realities that” the U.S. is “safer and...
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Tulsi Gabbard says Trump is making the US 'Saudi Arabia's b--' with his response to the oil field attacks

Tulsi Gabbard says Trump is making the US 'Saudi Arabia's b--' with his response to the oil field attacks

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump said he was "waiting to hear from" Saudi Arabia on the culprit of Saturday's drone attacks on two Saudi oil plants, "and under what terms we would proceed!"
Many national-security experts noted that this looks like Trump was waiting on Saudi Arabia to make making decisions affecting the US.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, who is running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, said Trump is making "our country act as Saudi Arabia's bitch."
US officials have accused Iran of being behind the drone attack, which Iran has denied. Saudi Arabia has not blamed Iran.
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