Posts Tagged ‘Saudi’

Tulsi Gabbard Slams Trump Over Saudi Policy

Authored by Tom Luongo, Rep. and Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) brought the hammer and the house down on Twitter for calling out President Trump on subordinating the US military to a foreign power’s prerogative. .@realDonaldTrump Trump awaits instructions from his Saudi masters. Having our country act as Saudi Arabia’s bitch is not “America First.” […]

US destroyer famous for ‘self-defense strikes’ on Yemen redeploys to Saudi coast as Pentagon prepares more purely defensive assets

Under the pretext of the “dramatic escalation of Iranian aggression,” the Pentagon announced the deployment of additional troops and other military assets to the Persian Gulf. Exact details are still being worked out, but the deployment will be “limited” and purely “defensive” in nature, US military brass promised. Also on rt.com US sending more troops & air defenses […]

Houthi Attack on Saudi Oil Fields – A False Flag?

On Saturday morning, September 14, 2019, a few drones – were they drones or long-range missiles? – hit the Saudis most important two oil fields, set them ablaze, apparently knocking out half of the Saudi crude production – but measured in terms of world production it is a mere 5%. Could be made up in […]

The Attack on Saudi Arabia’s Oil Facility. The Patriot Air Defence System Failed. Why?

When questioned on why the air defense system failed, Colonel Al Maliki stumbled. (17′.30″), “Mark Stone from Sky News. With respect, this is quite an embarrassing display for the Saudi military because it’s quite clear that your air defenses failed incredibly badly that so many missiles and drones were able to penetrate deep into Saudi Arabia” He […]

“Houthi Attack” on Saudi Oil Fields – a False Flag? The Financial Reaction Was Immediate

On Saturday morning, September 14, 2019, a few drones – were they drones or long-range missiles? – hit the Saudis most important two oil fields, set them ablaze, apparently knocking out half of the Saudi crude production – but measured in terms of world production it is a mere 5%. Could be made up in […]

Saudi Arabia now getting ‘a taste of own medicine’

Press TV – Iran marks the first anniversary of an attack by Saudi-sponsored terrorists in the southwestern city of Ahvaz that left 25 people dead and over 60 others wounded last year. Both al-Ahwaziya and Daesh terror outfits, which receive backing mainly from Saudi Arabia, claimed responsibility for the September 22 terrorist attack on a military parade in the provincial […]

Trump Approves US Troop Deployment To Saudi Arabia In Response To "Iran Attacks"

And now for the Friday evening tape bomb. For the past five days, the world awaited to see what, if any, would be Trump’s response to last Saturday’s attack on Saudi oil facilities that has taken out millions of barrels of crude production out of the market for an indefinite period. Moments […]

Will Americans Let Trump Start World War III for Saudi Arabia and Israel?

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones and 7 cruise missiles, dramatically slashing Saudi Arabia’s oil production by half, from about ten million to five million barrels per day. On September 18, the Trump administration, blaming Iran, announced it was […]

Saudi-led coalition attacks Yemen’s Hudaydah in violation of truce deal

Press TV – The Saudi-led coalition has launched a military operation against the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah in violation of a 2018 UN-brokered ceasefire agreement. The coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki claims the Friday raid has destroyed four sites which were “used in assembling remote-controlled boats and sea mines” and for carrying out attacks in […]

Saudi-led coalition strikes Yemen’s Hodeidah in wake of refinery attacks claimed by Houthis

The Saudi-led coalition has launched a new military operation north of Hodeidah, the crucial port city where nearly all of Yemen’s scarce food and other supplies are delivered, against what it called “legitimate military targets,” state-run Ekhbariya TV reported on Friday. The coalition put out a call to civilians to keep clear […]

Saudi Arabia up in Flames: Riyadh Is Headed for a Major Disaster

On Saturday September 14, Yemen’s Houthi rebels announced that they had conducted a massive attack on several Aramco plants in Saudi Arabia, including the largest oil refinery in the world in Abqaiq, using 10 drones. On Twitter, dozens of videos and photos showed explosions, flames and the resulting damage. The move is part of a […]

New Reports of ‘Saudi and Israeli Airstrikes’ on Syria-Iraq Border Only Heighten Concerns of Wider War

The United States is discussing with Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies about possible responses to Saudi Aramco oil facility attack. What is not being aired are any discussions between Washington and Israel on the matter. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has already described the event as “an act of war” by Iran against […]

Yemeni forces, allies shoot down Saudi-led surveillance drone in Ta’izz

Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have intercepted and targeted an unmanned aerial vehicle belonging to the Saudi-led military coalition in the skies over the country’s southwestern province of Ta’izz, in retaliation for the alliance’s military aggression against their conflict-stricken country. The media bureau of the Houthi Ansarullah movement announced in a statement that Yemeni forces […]

Russian comment on attack against oil infrastructure facilities in Saudi Arabia

According to media reports, a large-scale drone attack was launched in the early hours of September 14 against oil refineries of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company Saudi Aramco near the cities of Abqaiq and Khurais in the eastern part of the Kingdom. The Houthi Ansar Allah movement, now fighting against forces loyal to President Abdrabbuh […]

Zarif on US blaming Iran for Saudi Aramco attack: Washington should look at realities in region

Sputnik – The US has accused Iran of conducting an attack on Saudi Aramco oil facilities on 14 September, despite Yemen’s Houthis claiming responsibility for it. Riyadh itself claimed that Iranian weaponry was used in the strike, but hasn’t pointed the finger at Tehran. The latter has vehemently denied its involvement in the incident. Iranian […]

U.S. mainstream media leaves Israel out of the worsening Iran/Saudi Arabia/Yemen crisis

In theory, a dispute between Saudi Arabia and Iran over an awful civil war in Yemen should have nothing to do with Israel. In fact, Tel Aviv is a major factor stoking a growing crisis that threatens to explode into an even wider war, and trigger a global economic slowdown. Mainstream U.S. media accounts have […]

US defense failure… Why Washington has to blame Iran over Saudi attacks

The Trump administration needs to scapegoat Iran for the latest military assault on Saudi Arabia because to acknowledge that the Houthi rebels mounted such an audacious assault on the oil kingdom’s heartland would be an admission of American inadequacy. Saudi Arabia has spent billions of dollars in recent years purchasing US Patriot missile defense systems […]

Oil Prices Plunge On Reports Saudi Output Levels Normalized With 2-3 Weeks

WTI and Brent oil prices are plunging after Reuters headlines, quoting sources briefed on the matter, that Saudi oil output will return to normal quicker than initially thought. WTI  is back down to a $59 handle for now – so not entirely convinced… Brent is down 5% on the news as a “top Saudi source” […]

Macron worried attack on Saudi oil may hurt moves to ease US-Iran crisis: diplomats

Reuters – An attack on Saudi oil installations that halted half the kingdom’s output could harm French diplomacy meant to avert feared U.S.-Iranian conflict, diplomats said after President Emmanuel Macron’s top envoy held talks in Saudi Arabia. They said France was trying to pinpoint the origin of Saturday’s strike on the oil infrastructure of the […]

US military preparing response to Saudi oil attacks: Pentagon chief

Press TV – The US military is preparing a response to the recent Yemeni drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, Defense Secretary Mark Esper has said. Esper briefed US President Donald Trump in the White House on Monday following the attacks on two Saudi Aramco oil facilities on Saturday that knocked out more than […]

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