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

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

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

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

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

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

10 monthes 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.
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