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Sen Graham calls on Pentagon for strong response to Iran

Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican from South Carolina and chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. (Getty) September 21, 2019 Republican Senator Lindsey Graham in a series of tweets on Friday has urged the Pentagon not to think of a limited response to Iran in the wake of attacks on [...]

By |September 21st, 2019|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

US military to present several options to Trump on Iran

US President Donald Trump. (Reuters) September 20, 2019 The Pentagon will present a broad range of military options to President Donald Trump on Friday as he considers how to respond to what administration officials say was an unprecedented Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry. In a White House meeting, the president will [...]

By |September 20th, 2019|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Saudi minister says complacency towards Iran will encourage further hostilities

Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel al-Jubeir. (Reuters)H.E. Adel Ahmed AL-JUBEIRMinister for Foreign Affairs ofSAUDI ARABIA September 20, 2019 Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday complacency towards Iran will encourage it to commit further hostile acts which will have implications for the international community’s peace [...]

By |September 20th, 2019|Saudi Arabia|

Pentagon: All indications show Iran in some way responsible for Saudi attacks

Smoke is seen following a fire at an Aramco factory in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, September 14, 2019. (REUTERS) September 19, 2019 All indications show that Iran is in some way responsible for the attacks on the Saudi Aramco oil facilities, Jonathan Rath Hoffman, the Chief Pentagon Spokesperson for the Department of Defense, said [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Iran’s Zarif: Any Saudi Arabian, US strike on Iran will result in ‘all out war’

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif. (AP) September 19, 2019 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Thursday that any US or Saudi military strike against his country would result in an “all out war.” “I am making a very serious statement that we don't want war; we don't want to engage [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Khamenei approved Saudi attack

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei met with Iran's military commanders on the "Navy Day" on November 28, 2018. (IRIB) September 19, 2019 An American report revealed Wednesday that Iran’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei had approved the attack against two Saudi Aramco oil facilities last week. He gave his blessing “but only on the condition that [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|Saudi Arabia|

Iranian regime’s threatening behavior will not be tolerated, Pompeo says after meeting with Saudi crown prince

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Sep 18, 2019. (Reuters) September 19, 2019 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday said Iranian strikes on key Saudi oil installations will not go unpunished as he reaffirmed his country's support for Saudi Arabia in a meeting [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Saudi fighter jets strike pro-Iran militias in eastern Syria

Iranian revolutionary guard forces in Syria. undated. (Fars) September 19, 2019 Saudi Arabian fighter jets participated in a recent operation targeting Iranian militia positions in the eastern Syrian city of Albu Kamal across from the Iraqi border, according to a report by Independent Arabia citing a western source. The source told the news [...]

By |September 19th, 2019|Saudi Arabia, Syria|

UN sends experts to Saudi Arabia to probe oil attacks

A satellite image showing damage to oil/gas Saudi Aramco infrastructure at Khurais, in Saudi Arabia, September 15, 2019. (Reuters) September 18, 2019 UN experts are expected in Saudi Arabia to lead an international inquiry into the weekend attacks on oil installations in the kingdom, diplomats said Wednesday. "It's very good that an international [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Saudi Arabia|

Saudi Arabia’s Defense Ministry displays drones and cruise missiles used to attack Aramco facilities

Remains of the missiles which the Saudi government said were used to attack an Aramco oil facility, are displayed during a news conference in Riyadh Wednesday. (Reuters) September 18, 2019 Saudi Arabia displayed Iranian drones and cruise missiles that it said were used in an attack against Aramco facilities at the weekend. The [...]

By |September 18th, 2019|Saudi Arabia|