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

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The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Nitze, armed with surface-to-air and Tomahawk cruise missiles, has been redeployed off the northeast coast of Saudi Arabia, as part of US effort to ‘plug the holes’ in its ally’s air defenses. Under the pretext of a “dramatic escalation of Iranian aggression,” the Pentagon announced the deployment of additional troops Read More

US destroyer famous for ‘self-defense strikes’ on Yemen redeploys to Saudi coast as Pentagon readies more reinforcements

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The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Nitze, armed with surface-to-air and Tomahawk cruise missiles, has been redeployed off the northeast coast of Saudi Arabia, as part of US effort to ‘plug the holes’ in its ally’s air defenses. Under the pretext of a “dramatic escalation of Iranian aggression,” the Pentagon announced the deployment of additional troops Read More

Trump approves deployment of US forces in Saudi Arabia

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By Sharon Marris, news reporter Donald Trump has approved the deployment of US forces to Saudi Arabia following the attack on two oil facilities in the country. Troops and military equipment will also be sent to neighbouring United Arab Emirates, a Saudi ally. The Pentagon described the deployment as “moderate”, adding that forces will be Read More

Even Saudis don’t believe fiction of Iranian attacks on oil plants – Zarif

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Saudi Arabia may have joined the US in blaming Iran for last week’s attack on its oil facilities, but the kingdom’s response clearly shows it doesn’t believe it to be true, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said. “Since the Saudi regime has blamed Iran – baseless as that is – for the attacks Read More

Even Saudis don’t believe in fiction of Iranian attacks on oil plants – Zarif

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Published time: 21 Sep, 2019 06:12 Follow RT on Iranian involvement in the attaclks on Saudi Arabia oil facilities is the thing even Saudis themselves can hardly believe, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said. “Since the Saudi regime has blamed Iran – baseless as that is – for the attacks on its oil Read More

Trump deploys reinforcements to Persian Gulf to defend ‘American oil’ & other assets, not US allies

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The US is sending reinforcements to Saudi Arabia and UAE to protect what it believes to be its own assets, and put additional pressure on Iran, increasing the risk of a sudden and devastating regional war, analysts told RT. ​The Persian Gulf is a powder keg, and any aggressive action by the Saudis or any Read More

Trump deploys US reinforcements to Persian Gulf to defend ‘American oil’ & other assets, not allies

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The US is sending reinforcements to Saudi Arabia and UAE to protect what it believes to be its own assets, and put additional pressure on Iran, increasing the risk of a sudden and devastating regional war, analysts told RT. ​The Persian Gulf is a powder keg, and any aggressive action by the Saudis or any Read More

We stop, you stop! Houthis offer Saudi Arabia mutual halt to strikes in wake of devastating oil-plant attacks

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Yemen’s Houthi rebels have announced a halt on strikes against Saudi Arabia, adding that they expect reciprocal steps from Riyadh. The ceasefire offer comes days after a major attack on Saudi oil refineries claimed by the Houthis. The televised announcement was made on Friday by Mahdi al-Mashat, head of the Houthi political council in Sana’a. Read More

US sending more troops & air defenses to ‘protect’ Saudi Arabia & UAE – Pentagon

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More US troops and air defense systems are headed for the Persian Gulf to “bolster defenses” of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has announced. Speaking at the Pentagon on Friday, Esper blamed the September 14 attack on Saudi oil facilities on Tehran, calling it a “dramatic escalation of Read More

Tech entrepreneurs call for more government regulation

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The tech community, once known for being insular and resistant to outside interference, is facing an existential crisis as its members have begun to break ranks and call for fundamental changes at global companies like Google and Facebook. Roger McNamee has been a Silicon Valley insider since Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg was in nappies. The venture Read More