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US carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack, officials say

16 October 2019, 10:49 AM

The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran, two U.S. officials have told Reuters.

Saudi Arabia says it is not behind Iranian tanker struck in Red Sea

13 October 2019, 5:12 PM

A Saudi minister said on Sunday that Riyadh was not behind a suspected strike against an Iranian-owned oil tanker in the Red Sea, which Iranian state-run television said was hit on Friday by missiles but denied reports they came from Saudi Arabia.

Saudi crown prince warns of escalation with Iran, says he prefers political solution

30 September 2019, 5:28 AM

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince warned in an interview broadcast on Sunday that oil prices could spike to “unimaginably high numbers” if the world does not come together to deter Iran, but said he would prefer a political solution to a military one.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during the United Against Nuclear Iran Summit on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

US slaps new sanctions on Chinese entities over Iran oil

26 September 2019, 10:15 AM

The United States is imposing new sanctions on certain Chinese entities and people who it accuses of knowingly transferring oil from Iran in violation of Washington’s curbs on Tehran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.

With Iran on his mind, Trump to speak before UN General Assembly

24 September 2019, 9:51 AM

US President Donald Trump is expected to make his case for keeping pressure on Iran on Tuesday at a United Nations General Assembly speech made more dramatic by attacks on Saudi oil facilities that rattled the Middle East and raised concerns about a broader war.



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