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U.S. seeks U.N. action on Saudi attacks despite likely Russian opposition

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WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A senior U.S. official on Tuesday called for a U.N. Security Council response to the attacks on Saudi oil facilities that the United States blames on Iran, but it was unclear what action he sought or whether Washington might secure Russian cooperation. A satellite image showing damage to oil/gas Saudi Aramco Read More

WATCH NATO jets shadowing Russian nuke-capable bomber over Baltic Sea

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Russian airmen have filmed a swarm of Belgian, Danish, Polish and Swedish fighter jets flanking a Tu-160 Blackjack bomber and its escort while on routine patrol over the Baltic Sea. Released by the Defense Ministry on Wednesday, the spectacular footage shows the supersonic Tupolev Tu-160 bomber taking off from an undisclosed airfield and heading for Read More

Vale misled public on dangerous dams, prompting Brazil probe: source

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RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Faced with public outrage after its second mining dam collapse in four years killed at least 240 people in Brazil, Vale SA misrepresented what it had done to shut down its riskiest dams, a review of the company’s statements shows. The logo of the Brucutu mine owned by Brazilian Read More

Iraq signs deal with Boskalis that could almost double oil exports capacity

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Amman, Jordan — Iraq signed a heads of agreement with Dutch firm Boskalis to build an artificial island south of the Abot tanker terminal in the Persian Gulf to almost double its export capacity and increase storage room in three years. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now Read More

UAE official: Saudi Aramco attacks are a dangerous escalation

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FILE PHOTO: UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash is seen during preparatory meeting for the GCC, Arab and Islamic summits in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 29, 2019. REUTERS/Waleed Ali DUBAI (Reuters) – Attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia are a dangerous escalation and the international community should stand by Riyadh and Read More

UAE minister says international community should stand by Saudi Arabia after attacks

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FILE PHOTO: UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash is seen during preparatory meeting for the GCC, Arab and Islamic summits in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 29, 2019. REUTERS/Waleed Ali DUBAI (Reuters) – The attack on Saudi Arabia is a dangerous escalation and the international community should stand by the Gulf country and Read More

Trump says he does not want war after attack on Saudi oil facilities

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WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not want to go to war, as the attacks sent oil prices soaring and raised fears of a new Middle East conflict. Iran has rejected U.S. charges Read More

Trump says looks like Iran was behind Saudi oil attacks

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WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia at the weekend that raised fears of a fresh Middle East conflict, but added that he did not want war with anyone. Iran has rejected U.S. charges it was to blame for Read More

Putin to Saudi Arabia: Our air defenses can protect you, like they do Turkey and Iran

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested Saudi Arabia should buy Russian air defense systems to protect its oil facilities from drone attacks, pointing to Iran and Turkey, who operate S-300 and S-400 missiles, respectively. “Saudi Arabia needs to make a smart decision, as Iran did by buying our S-300, and as Mr. Erdogan did by Read More