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Mon Sep 16, 2019, 02:07 PM

Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Weapons Were Used in Strikes on Oil Facilities - & the Saudis NEVER Lie.

Saudi Arabia said Monday that Iranian weapons were used in aerial strikes over the weekend that interrupted much of the kingdom’s oil production, and that the attacks were not launched from Yemen, home of the Houthi rebel faction that has claimed responsibility for them.

The claims, made without supporting evidence, appeared to move the Saudis closer to directly blaming Iran, a chief ally of the Houthis, for the attacks on Saturday, which have heightened tensions between Iran and the United States, raising fears of a wider armed conflict.

United States officials have said that Iran was responsible for the attacks on Saturday, the most audacious and damaging blow to Saudi Arabia in the four and a half years of Yemen’s civil war, and have also cast doubt on whether they were launched from Houthi territory in Yemen. Iran has denied any involvement.

The Americans offered no evidence of Iranian involvement beyond satellite photos of the damage, whose meaning was unclear, and they did not say who was directly involved in carrying out the strikes or from where they were launched.


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/16/world/middleeast/saudi-oil.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

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Reply Saudi Arabia Says Iranian Weapons Were Used in Strikes on Oil Facilities - & the Saudis NEVER Lie. (Original post)
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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 02:08 PM

1. Neither do Trump or Pompeo

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 02:09 PM

2. the Saudis NEVER Lie

Bullshit!

Part of their culture is being a liar and this is part of it!

Just garbage this whole thing is.

Who lied who lied who lied = crock of crap!

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Response to CountAllVotes (Reply #2)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 04:26 PM

5. did I need the sarcasm thing?

they’re still lying about Khashoggi
will continue to
but trump trusts them

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Response to spanone (Original post)

Mon Sep 16, 2019, 02:15 PM

3. Who are the real winners in this story.

Putin needs Oil at $70 a barrel to finance his Regime. UAE needs a price increase to finance their Real Estate Business's as well as funds for their Shadow Banking empire.

Question is,what the hell is Bibi talking a war footing for. Something is up,and it is not going to end well for our Country.

And we are now hearing about the 134 people executed by the Saudi Kingdom because they spoke negatively about the King and his Prince MBS.

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Mon Sep 16, 2019, 03:28 PM

4. The Saudi's had a very lucrative reason to bomb their

own oil fields. Look at the huge jump in oil prices this has caused, a they certainly have many other productive oil fields that will make them a huge profit.

Plus they get the incredibly gullible and ridiculously stupid Trump slobbering about blowing up iran. This would weaken their arch for and drive up the price of crude higher still.

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