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Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missiles

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RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – Billions of dollars spent by Saudi Arabia on cutting edge Western military hardware mainly designed to deter high altitude attacks has proved no match for low-cost drones and cruise missiles used in a strike that crippled its giant oil industry. Smoke is seen following a fire at Aramco facility in the eastern Read More

Call for Israel unity government as election too close to call

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By Alix Culbertson, news reporter A national unity government has been called for in Israel after exit polls provided no clear winner in the country’s second general election of 2019. Leading politician Avigdor Lieberman has put himself forward as a kingmaker by making the call for current prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party to join Read More

US believes attacks came from Iran as oil supplies resume

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter The attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities originated from inside Iran, according to US media reports. It comes as the Saudi energy minister announced that half of the crude oil production cut after the attack had been restored. The remainder will be fully restored by the end of the month, Read More

Israeli election suspense: Even if Netanyahu beats Gantz, forming coalition would be challenging

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is yet to see if his promises of annexing more land and undermining the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, were enough to attract enough votes to continue a decade in power. Challenging him for the premiership is another Benjamin, retired General ‘Benny’ Gantz who formed a new political bloc called Kahol Lavan (Blue Read More

‘Israel at historic juncture’: Netanyahu refuses to concede as Gantz claims ‘mission accomplished’

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to fight on even as exit polls showed him tied or lagging behind his main opposition rival, with a slim chance of assembling the coalition needed for a fifth term. “We won’t have and can’t have a government dependent on anti-Zionist Arab parties,” Netanyahu proclaimed as the crowd of Read More

Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

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WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East. Three officials, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said the attacks involved both cruise missiles and Read More

Governor Kate Brown Holds Ceremony to Sign SB98 for Renewable Natural Gas

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PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Governor Kate Brown gathered with NW Natural and other supporters to ceremoniously sign another landmark bill for the State of Oregon: Senate Bill 98 allows utilities to acquire renewable natural gas on behalf of customers and is the first of its kind in the nation. Renewable Read More

Narrow exit poll results hold Israel in suspense: Even if Netanyahu beats Gantz, forming coalition would be challenging

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is yet to see if his promises of annexing more land, regarded undermining the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, was enough to attract the votes and continue a decade of reign. After voting ended on Tuesday night, two out of three exit polls give his main opponent Benjamin ‘Benny’ Gantz of the Kahol Lavan Read More

Official says U.S. believes Saudi attacks came from southwest Iran

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WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday, giving an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East. Three officials, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said the attacks involved both cruise missiles Read More

U.S. official says Washington believes Saudi attacks came from southwest Iran

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WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday. Three officials, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said the attacks involved both cruise missiles and drones, indicating that it involved a higher degree of complexity Read More