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International Response to Attack on Saudi Oil Urges Caution

The international response to an apparent Iranian attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil fields urged caution and a careful investigation before assigning blame for the strike or taking retaliatory action. Many of these responses suggested the world’s oil supply is robust enough to absorb the loss of Saudi production without major economic disruptions.

A picture taken on September 15, 2019 shows the entrance of an Aramco oil facility near al-Khurj area, just south of the Saudi capital Riyadh. - Saudi Arabia raced today to restart operations at oil plants hit by drone attacks which slashed its production by half, as Iran dismissed US …

National Security Advisor John Bolton’s Departure Celebrated by Iran

Iranian officials and state media expressed great pleasure at the termination of U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton, a trenchant critic of the Iranian regime long derided by Tehran as a “warmonger.” The Iranians appeared confident a softening in U.S. policy would accompany Bolton’s departure.

The U.S. will  "squeeze" Iran "until the pips squeak" through the tough new round of trade sanctions now in force, National Security Advisor John Bolton promised Tuesday.

Van Hollen: ‘Good Riddance to John Bolton’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of “CNN Newsroom,” Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) praised the departure of National Security Adviser John Bolton as “good riddance” to someone whose access to the president increased the risk of an unneeded war with Iran. Van

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Netanyahu Warns Iran: ‘Israel Knows What You’re Doing’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday exposed a secret facility in central Iran that he said was used for nuclear weapons research until the Iranians realized Israel knew of its existence. At that point, according to Netanyahu, the site was hastily “wiped out” and the evidence of nuclear research was “destroyed.”

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