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UAE joins US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways

Sep. 19, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates says it has joined a U.S.-led coalition to protect waterways across the Mideast after an attack on Saudi oil installations. The state-run WAM news agency announced the UAE's decision in a statement Thursday. It quoted Salem al-Zaabi of the Emirati...

United Arab Emirates says it joins a US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways after attack on Saudi oil sites

Sep. 19, 2019 1:07 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — United Arab Emirates says it joins a US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways after attack on Saudi oil sites.

US says attack on Saudi oil site was an Iranian 'act of war'

Sep. 19, 2019 12:45 AM EDT

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil installations an "act of war" against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis displayed missile and drone wreckage and cited other evidence they said shows the raid was "unquestionably sponsored...

The Latest: UN chief: Experts on way to probe Saudi attacks

Sep. 18, 2019 7:06 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 10:00 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says U.N. experts have already left for Saudi Arabia to investigate attacks on key Saudi oil installations. Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said...

Analysts: Weapons in Saudi attack similar to Iranian ones

Sep. 18, 2019 3:55 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A cruise missile and drone fragments that Saudi Arabia says it recovered from an attack on its oil industry bear similarities to Iranian-manufactured weapons, though more information is needed to make a definitive link, analysts told The Associated Press on Wednesday....

Saudi Arabia says it is joining U.S.-led coalition to secure Mideast waterways after attacks on oil facilities

Sep. 18, 2019 12:21 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says it is joining U.S.-led coalition to secure Mideast waterways after attacks on oil facilities.

The Latest: Saudi minister: 50% of crude reduction restored

Sep. 17, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf and the fallout after weekend attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia (all times local): 10 p.m. Saudi Arabia's energy minister says 50% of the production cut by the attack on its oil processing plant has been restored. Prince...

Trump strains to balance diplomacy, military threat to Iran

Sep. 17, 2019 6:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration tried to balance diplomacy with fresh talk of military action Tuesday in response to the fiery missile and drone attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry — a strike marking the most explosive consequence yet of the "maximum pressure" U.S. economic...

Saudi energy minister says 50% of crude oil production cut from attack on Aramco sites has been restored

Sep. 17, 2019 1:56 PM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi energy minister says 50% of crude oil production cut from attack on Aramco sites has been restored .

AP Analysis: Saudi oil attack part of dangerous new pattern

Sep. 17, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The assault on the beating heart of Saudi Arabia's vast oil empire follows a new and dangerous pattern that's emerged across the Persian Gulf this summer of precise attacks that leave few obvious clues as to who launched them. Beginning in May with the still-unclaimed...