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Pompeo to discuss efforts versus Iran with Saudi crown prince

The U.S. Secretary of State will meet with Saudi Arabia's crown prince in Jeddah on Wednesday to discuss the attack on Aramco installations and coordinate efforts against "Iranian ...

Pompeo to discuss efforts versus Iran with Saudi crown prince

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Saudi crown prince, France's Macron discuss efforts to achieve stability and security in the region Saudi crown prince Mohamed bin Salman received a phone call from French president Emmanuel Macron on Saturday and they tackled the latest developments in the Middle East, state news agency SPA reported....
03:48 2019-09-08

Trump praises Saudi crown prince as a 'friend,' declines say if he will discuss Khashoggi President Trump praised Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and called him a "friend of mine" during a meeting Friday at the Grup of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan. ...
06:48 2019-06-29

Saudi crown prince warns of escalation with Iran Saudi Arabia's crown prince warned in an interview broadcast on Sunday that oil prices could spike to "unimaginably high numbers" if the world doesn't come together to deter Iran, but said he preferred a political solution to a military one....
19:00 2019-09-30

Trump talks to Saudi crown prince on Iran, oil U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in oil prices....
20:00 2019-06-21

Abu Dhabi crown prince, top Saudi defense official discuss military, defense matters Abu Dhabi’s crown prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan received Saudi deputy defense minister Prince Khalid bin Salman at his palace on Sunday, where they discussed military and defense matters, United Arab Emirates state news agency WAM reported....
23:00 2019-10-06

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region, according to an interview with the Saudi-owned Asharq al-Awsat newspaper....
09:32 2019-06-16

Saudi crown prince tells Iran: 'We won't hesitate to deal with any threat' Mohammed bin Salman speaks publicly for first time about latest tanker attacks amid fears of regional conflictMohammed bin Salman has spoken publicly for the first time since a second attack on Saudi oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, blaming arch-riva...
16:48 2019-06-16

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being...
18:32 2019-06-16

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia to discuss Iran response President Donald Trump and top aides are sending mixed messages on how to respond to Iran over an attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities.        ...
02:32 2019-09-18

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter riv...
01:00 2019-06-17

Act against Iran or risk huge oil price spike, Saudi crown prince warns Saudi Arabia's crown prince has warned that oil prices could spike to "unimaginably high numbers" unless the international community acts against Iran....
17:32 2019-09-30

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats to the kingdom, according to......
09:32 2019-06-16

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international community to take a "firm stand towards an exponential regime that supports terrorism and spreads killing and...
15:32 2019-06-16

Saudi crown prince warns of escalation with Iran, says he prefers political solution Saudi Arabia's crown prince warned in an interview broadcast on Sunday that oil prices could spike to "unimaginably high numbers" if the world does not come together to deter Iran, but said he would prefer a political solution to a military one....
05:16 2019-09-30

Saudi's crown prince warned oil prices could go 'unimaginably high' unless 'firm action' is taken on Iran Associated Press Saudi's Crown Prince, Mohammad bin Salman, said that Iran's strikes on two Saudi Arabian oil facilities earlier this month were an act of war, and in turn could send oil prices jumping if the dispute is not resolved. In an intervie...
13:16 2019-09-30

Saudi crown prince feted at G20 despite criticism elsewhere OSAKA, Japan (AP) — For many he’s an international pariah, but you wouldn’t know it by the lavish reception Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received at the G-20 summit this week. He beamed as he stood front and center, sandwich...
14:32 2019-06-28

Trump Says Saudi Crown Prince Doing "Spectacular Job" US President Donald Trump Saturday praised Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, saying he was doing a "spectacular job" as the pair met on the sidelines of the G20 summit....
03:32 2019-06-29

Abu Dhabi crown prince condemns Saudi oil attack: SPA Abu Dhabi's crown prince called Saudi Arabia's crown prince on Sunday to condemn an attack on Saudi oil facilities a day earlier that has threatened global oil supplies, Saudi state news agency SPA said....
04:48 2019-09-16

Saudi crown prince says does not want regional war: Asharq al-Awsat Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman said the kingdom does not want a war in the region but would not hesitate to deal with any threat to its vital interests, amid heightened tensions with rival Iran, Saudi-owned newspaper Asharq al-Awsat ...
00:16 2019-06-16

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn’t seeking war in region DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn’t seeking war in the region, but won’t hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests. In his first public ...
14:48 2019-06-16

Trump Praises Saudi Crown Prince for Doing 'a Spectacular Job' President Trump gave a rare endorsement to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who was shunned by most leaders at the Group of 20 summit after the murder of a prominent Saudi journalist....
12:00 2019-06-29

Saudi crown prince says kingdom isn't seeking war in region Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says the kingdom isn't seeking war in the region, but won't hesitate to deal with any threats to its people and vital interests....
11:16 2019-06-16

Japan's Abe offers Saudi crown prince help in reducing oil dependency Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday praised Saudi Arabia's efforts to reduce its dependence on oil and promised Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that Japan will help the kingdom with a sweeping reform plan....
09:00 2019-06-30

Khashoggi "Didn't Come Up" During Call With Saudi Crown Prince: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he did not discuss the death of Saudi journalist JamalKhashoggi during a phone call on Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
01:16 2019-06-24

Saudi Crown Prince Warns Of "Unimaginably High" Oil Prices Saudi Arabia's crown prince warned in an interview broadcast on Sunday that oil prices could spike to "unimaginably high numbers" if the world does not come together to deter Iran, but said he would......
10:00 2019-09-30

| Sister of Saudi crown prince tried in France over 'beaten workman' A sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia went on trial Tuesday in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was carrying out repairs in her ultra-luxury Paris apartment....
01:48 2019-07-10

Saudi crown prince denies ordering journalist’s murder Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says in a TV interview that he takes “full responsibility” for the grisly murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, denies ordering it...
22:48 2019-10-01

Saudi Crown Prince Hosts Iraq PM For Talks On Oil Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hosted Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi for talks on Wednesday focused on attacks on the kingdom's oil infrastructure, which Washington has blamed on Iran....
16:48 2019-09-26

Saudi crown prince takes responsibility for journalist death Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman says in TV interview he takes ‘full responsibility’ for the grisly killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but he denies ordering it...
22:48 2019-10-01

Khashoggi Murder Happened ''Under My Watch'': Saudi Crown Prince Breaking his silence for the first time over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has said that he bears responsibility for the killing because it "happened......
16:48 2019-09-26

Saudi crown prince linked to Khashoggi murder in U.N. report Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday....
21:00 2019-06-19

| Saudi crown prince hosts Iraq PM for talks on oil attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has hosted Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi for talks focused on attacks on the kingdom's oil infrastructure, which Washington has blamed on Iran....
08:32 2019-09-27

Saudi Crown Prince Denies Ordering Khashoggi Killing Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia told "60 Minutes" that he takes "full responsibility" for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi because it was committed by Saudi government......
04:00 2019-09-30

UN: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder Saudi Arabia’s crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable in the journalist’s “deliberate, premeditated execution,” a UN investigator...
13:32 2019-06-19

Saudi Crown Prince Was A Pariah After Khashoggi Killing. How Trump Helped At the annual Group of 20 gathering of world leaders in Osaka, Japan, in June, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, beamed before cameras as he stood center stage between President......
14:16 2019-09-29

Ex-Sudan President Admits Receiving $25 Million From Saudi Crown Prince A Sudanese court on Saturday charged ousted president Omar al-Bashir, on trial for corruption, with illegal acquisition and use of foreign funds, offences which could put him behind bars for a decade....
09:00 2019-09-01

UN Jamal Khashoggi Report Piles Pressure On Saudi Crown Prince Saudi Arabia has sought to move on from the scandal triggered by journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, but a UN expert's report implicating its crown prince has heaped global pressure back on the......
11:16 2019-06-21

Khashoggi Murder "Happened Under My Watch,' Accepts Saudi Crown Prince Saudi Arabia's crown prince appeared to accept responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, telling US television a few months later that it "happened under my watch," but denying any......
16:48 2019-09-26

Saudi Crown Prince Says Murder of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi Was ‘a Mistake’ (NEW YORK) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in a television interview that he takes “full responsibility” for the grisly murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but denied allegations that he ordered it. “This...
11:16 2019-09-30

Saudi crown prince calls for 'decisive stand' on tanker attacks Saudi Arabia's crown prince called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" toward attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route, which he blamed on Iran during an interview with Saudi-owned Asharq Al-Awsat....
09:32 2019-06-16

Saudi crown prince holds official talks with Russia's Putin - SPA Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman held official talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, where they discussed the relationship between the two countries, Saudi state agency (SPA) said....
19:00 2019-10-14

Turkey's Erdogan says Saudi crown prince must uncover Khashoggi murderers Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman must uncover the killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, adding that some aspects of the murder were still being hidden....
13:48 2019-06-29

Khashoggi’s fiancee says Saudi Crown Prince has a duty to answer questions Hatice Cengiz told The Associated Press she is apprehensive about returning to the site Wednesday for a ceremony marking the anniversary of Khashoggi's death, but takes strength knowing she won't be alone this time....
00:00 2019-10-02

Khashoggi murder 'happened under my watch,' Saudi crown prince tells PBS Saudi Arabia's crown prince said he bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year by Saudi operatives "because it happened under my watch," according to a PBS documentary to be broadcast next week....
15:16 2019-09-26

Saudi Crown Prince's Sister On Trial Over Alleged Beating Of Workman The sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia goes on trial Tuesday in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was refurbishing her ultra-luxury Paris apartment....
18:16 2019-07-09

Saudi Crown Prince Was A Pariah After Khashoggi Killing, How Trump Helped At the annual Group of 20 gathering of world leaders in Osaka, Japan, in June, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, beamed before cameras as he stood center stage between President......
05:32 2019-09-29

'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince 'responsible for Khashoggi murder' A UN expert investigating the murder of Jamal Khashoggi says there is "credible evidence" that Saudi Arabia's crown prince was responsible for the killing....
18:16 2019-06-19

U.S.' Pompeo to discuss Venezuela, Iran with Dutch counterpart U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Dutch counterpart will discuss Iran and Venezuela during talks in The Hague on Monday, Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok said....
15:32 2019-06-03

"Credible" Proof Linking Saudi Crown Prince To Khashoggi Murder: Report There is "credible evidence" linking Saudi Arabia's crown prince to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi last October, an independent UN rights expert said Wednesday, calling for an......
13:32 2019-06-19

Saudi Crown Prince's sister on trial for allegedly ordering attack on craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is on trial in Paris, facing allegations she ordered a bodyguard to beat and humiliate a local craftsman who was renovating her luxury apartment three years ago....
10:32 2019-07-10

Saudi Crown Prince meets Sudan's military council deputy heed: SPA Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman met the deputy head of Sudan's transitional military council who is visiting Saudi Arabia, Saudi Press Agency said early on Friday....
09:16 2019-05-24

Imran Khan Flies To US In Saudi Crown Prince's "Special Aircraft": Report Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan reached the US on Saturday on a "special aircraft" of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. He will participate in the 74th session of the United Nations General......
10:00 2019-09-22

That Missing $450 Million Da Vinci Painting Is Reportedly on Saudi Crown Prince MBS’ Yacht (Bloomberg) — A Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece, whose whereabouts has been a mystery since it sold in 2017 for a record $450 million, has turned up in an unlikely place, according to Artnet.com. “Salvator Mundi” is being kept on supe...
19:00 2019-06-10

Evidence suggests Saudi crown prince is liable for Khashoggi murder: UN expert Evidence suggests Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday....
12:32 2019-06-19

Energy on the agenda when Saudi crown prince visits South Korea this week Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman plans to visit South Korea this week as the two countries seek to bolster economic ties, officials in Seoul said on Monday....
09:00 2019-06-24

Saudi crown prince says journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder 'happened under my watch' “I get all the responsibility, because it happened under my watch,” Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in an excerpted interview, though he denied direct knowledge.        ...
01:16 2019-09-27

'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince liable for Khashoggi killing – UN report Mohammed bin Salman should be investigated over journalist’s murder, says report The crown prince of Saudi Arabia should be investigated over the murder of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi because there is “credible evidence” that he and othe...
14:32 2019-06-19

Evidence suggests Saudi Crown Prince is liable for Khashoggi murder: U.N. expert Evidence suggests Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday....
14:32 2019-06-19

Trump says did not raise death of journalist Khashoggi on call with Saudi crown prince U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he did not discuss the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi during a phone call on Friday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
18:16 2019-06-23

Saudi Crown Prince Knew Of "Criminal Mission" Targeting Khashoggi: Report A special U.N. investigator on Wednesday called for further investigation of high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi....
16:48 2019-06-19

Mystery Surrounds Saudi Crown Prince's Enforcer In Year Since Khashoggi Death Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had a trusted enforcer inside the Royal Court until the murder of columnist Jamal Khashoggi nearly a year ago....
13:48 2019-09-13

Khashoggi killing: 'Credible evidence' Saudi crown prince responsible, UN expert says There is "sufficient credible evidence" Saudi Arabia's crown prince bears responsibility for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and he should be investigated for it, a United Nations special rapporteur said in the first independent investigati...
14:48 2019-06-19

Saudi crown prince: I bear responsibility for Jamal Khashoggi's killing Saudi Arabia's crown prince has said he bears responsibility for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year "because it happened under my watch", according to a new documentary to be broadcast next week....
01:16 2019-09-27

Iran denies it’s ready to discuss missiles despite Pompeo claim ​​Moments after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran was open to discussing its missile program and President Trump ​touted “progress” ​being made in the escalating crisis, the Islamic Republic contradicted both men. At a meeting of T...
23:00 2019-07-16

"Jamal Khashoggi Death Painful, Stop Exploiting Case": Saudi Crown Prince Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has warned against "exploiting" the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi for political gains, in what appeared to be a veiled attack on Turkey....
09:32 2019-06-16

Half sister of Saudi crown prince is on trial in Paris after theft and kidnapping charges The princess returned to Saudi Arabia within days of the incident and is being tried in absentia, despite an international arrest warrant that was issued more than a year after her departure....
18:16 2019-07-10

Is Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hiding a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece on his yacht? Art market website Artnet claims to have located the missing painting on the private superyacht Serene, also reportedly bought by the Saudi crown prince....
22:48 2019-06-11

Saudi Crown Prince's sister on trial for allegedly ordering attack on French craftsman The sister of Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud is on trial in Paris, facing allegations she ordered a bodyguard to beat and humiliate a local craftsman who was renovating her luxury apartment three years ago....
11:16 2019-07-10

U.N. report sees credible evidence linking Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi murder Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi since there is credible evidence they are liable for his death, a U.N. rights investigator said on Wednesday....
18:48 2019-06-19

Why is New York's most famous library getting into bed with the Saudi crown prince? | Annia Ciezadlo and Matthew Zadrozny Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is going to be sponsoring an event at the iconic New York Public Library. This reputation-laundering shouldn’t be allowed to happenOn 23 September the New York Public Library’s historic main branch – the iconic marble...
23:00 2019-09-18

French President Macron calls Saudi crown prince on Aramco attacks: press The Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received a phone call from the French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday to discuss the attack on oil facilities owned by Saudi Aramco, according to the state news agency SPA....
08:32 2019-09-18

Jamal Khashoggi: UN finds 'credible evidence' linking Saudi crown prince to murder The UN said that Khashoggi was "the victim of a brutal and premeditated" murder, "planned and perpetrated" by Saudi officials. The journalist was allegedly strangled in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul....
16:16 2019-06-19

Saudi crown prince spoke with U.S. Secretary of Defense on troop deployment: state news agency Saudi Arabia's crown prince received a phone call on Wednesday from the U.S. Secretary of Defense in which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send U.S. troops of a defensive nature to the kingdom, Saudi state agency (SPA) reported....
23:00 2019-09-25

Syrian crisis topped talks between Egyptian president, Saudi crown prince: Egypt's state TV The Syrian crisis topped the talks held between Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Egypt's state TV said on Saturday, citing the presidency....
09:48 2019-06-29

UN expert calls for probe amid 'credible evidence' Saudi Crown Prince MBS was involved in Khashoggi's killing A United Nations human rights expert said Wednesday that there’s “credible evidence” that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was responsible for the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi....
15:16 2019-06-19

U.N. Report Finds ‘Credible Evidence’ to Investigate Saudi Crown Prince’s Role in Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing A United Nations special report has found “credible evidence” warranting further investigation of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for his role in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year — a conclusion that follows...
18:00 2019-06-19

Pompeo to discuss Iran in Europe and make a side trip to a secretive conference in the Alps The secretary of state will meet with officials in Germany and Switzerland, where he will stop by an exclusive meeting whose participants must vow to never say who said what....
21:01 2019-05-29

Trump says he is ‘very angry’ over murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi but again defends Saudi crown prince in the case The president said there was not direct evidence pointing to the Saudi royal family and Mohammed bin Salman despite reports that have said otherwise....
13:16 2019-06-29

UN expert cites 'credible evidence' against Saudi crown prince in Khashoggi murder A U.N. human rights expert cited "credible evidence" that high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in the death of Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi.        ...
18:48 2019-06-19

'Credible evidence' Saudi Crown Prince linked to murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, UN report finds A UN expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has found 'credible evidence' linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the killing, according to a report....
13:16 2019-06-19

Iran reacts to Pompeo's claim of blame for Saudi attack Houthi rebels in Yemen are claiming responsibility for the drone strikes on the world's largest oil plant in Saudi Arabia. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh has Iran's reaction to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's claim, without proof, that Iran is behind the at...
23:32 2019-09-15

| Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia after US blames Iran for attacks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departed for Saudi Arabia to discuss possible retaliation after Washington said it had proof that attacks on Saudi oil installations originated in Iran....
16:00 2019-09-18

Saudi oil attacks an 'act of war' by Iran, not Yemen rebels, Pompeo claims U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described the weekend bombing on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" and that they were an "Iranian attack" on one of the world's largest oil processing facilities....
02:32 2019-09-19

Pompeo says to travel to Saudi Arabia, UAE, repeats offer for talks with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday he will travel to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates for talks, and repeated his offer for negotiations with Iran "with no preconditions" to de-escalate tensions....
19:32 2019-06-23

Pompeo accuses Iran of 'unprecedented attack' after drones hit Saudi oil facilities Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the international community to join him Saturday in condemning Iran for drone attacks on two Saudi oil facilities, which he described as "an unprecedented attack on the world’s energy supply."...
03:16 2019-09-15

Pompeo: Iran behind attack on Saudi oil facilities that will reduce kingdom's output US secretary of state says Tehran behind drone attackTrump speaks to Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin SalmanThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused Iran of being responsible for attacks on Saudi oil plants that could lead to the temporary ...
14:48 2019-09-15

Mike Pompeo Heads To Saudi Arabia, UAE For Iran Crisis Talks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked by Iran's downing an American drone....
01:16 2019-06-24

After Aramco Attacks, Mike Pompeo To Travel To Saudi Over Iran Tensions US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel Tuesday to Saudi Arabia after its oil infrastructure was struck in an attack blamed on Iran, Vice President Mike Pence said....
00:00 2019-09-18

Saudi Prince Backs Away From Military Clash With Iran Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has edged away from a possible military confrontation with Iran after its attack on Saudi oil facilities, as the kingdom seeks to cool tensions and rehabilitate its image a year after Jamal Khashoggi’s killing....
03:48 2019-10-01

Defiant Iran blasts Pompeo’s Saudi-attack accusations as ‘blind and futile comments’ An Iranian official responded Sunday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pointed at the nation’s government in Tehran following Saturday’s drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities....
13:48 2019-09-15

Saudi Arabia cuts oil output after Houthi drone attack; Pompeo blames Iran Saudi Arabia cut its oil output in half Saturday after Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for a drone attack on two oil facilities in eastern Saudi Arabia....
09:00 2019-09-15

World leaders set to discuss how to ramp up climate change efforts The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
14:48 2019-09-11

Afghan President Ghani Meets Pakistan's Imran Khan, Discuss Peace Efforts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday discussed peace efforts in the war-torn country and agreed to open a new chapter of friendship and cooperation......
04:16 2019-06-28

Pompeo stops in Montenegro to discuss NATO, no comment on Ukraine U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a short trip to two small Balkan countries, Montenegro and North Macedonia, on Friday to discuss their roles in the Western NATO alliance....
13:48 2019-10-04

UK foreign minister to discuss crash case with U.S. Pompeo: PM spokesman British foreign minister Dominic Raab is due to call U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over the case of a diplomat's wife who was involved in a fatal car crash and used diplomatic immunity to leave the country, Boris Johnson's spokesman said on Mon...
19:16 2019-10-07

Kim Kardashian thanks Trump, Pompeo and Kushner for efforts to get A$AP Rocky released from Sweden jail Kim Kardashian West thanked President Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and senior Trump adviser Jared Kushner Thursday for their apparent efforts to get rapper A$AP Rocky released from prison in Sweden....
04:16 2019-07-19

Mexico foreign minister says Pompeo did not discuss 'safe third country' plan Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday, the deadline for an agreement with the United States to reduce migration, that his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo did not mention in talks the previous day an earlier demand that Mexico become a ...
17:16 2019-07-22

US-Saudi relations have 'always been about energy': Saudi prince Saudi Arabian Prince Turki Al-Faisal says the oil market "binds the world together" and what happens in the kingdom affects other countries. He also says it's surprising that the U.S. would abandon its allies in Syria....
18:00 2019-10-14

| Trump 'angry' about Khashoggi murder, but says 'no one' blames Crown Prince US President Donald Trump says he is "extremely angry" about the murder of a Saudi journalist but that nobody had "pointed a finger" at the Kingdom's leader....
15:32 2019-06-29

A Breakfast Invitation Helps Rebuild a Crown Prince’s Standing Pushed to the side the last time the leaders of the Group of 20 met, the de facto Saudi leader, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, is back in the mainstream....
05:00 2019-06-29

Japanese crown prince, wife begin tour of Poland WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish president and first lady have welcomed Japanese Crown Prince Akishino and his wife Crown Princess Kiko as the royal couple begins a tour of Poland. An official welcoming ceremony took place Friday at the Presidential ...
17:32 2019-06-28

Nobody Has Pointed Finger At Crown Prince For Khashoggi Murder: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday he is "extremely angry" about the murder of a Saudi journalist but that nobody had "pointed a finger" at the Kingdom's leader....
12:16 2019-06-29

Pompeo stops in Montenegro and North Macedonia to discuss NATO, no comment on Ukraine U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo began a short trip to two small Balkan countries, Montenegro and North Macedonia, on Friday to discuss their roles in the Western NATO alliance....
16:00 2019-10-04

Pompeo and Kuwaiti foreign minister discuss regional, international developments in call Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah al Khalid al Sabah discussed the latest regional and international developments with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call late on Sunday, Kuwait's foreign ministry said in a statement, without giv...
03:00 2019-06-03

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Congratulates PM Modi On 2019 Election Victory Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) victory in the Lok Sabha 2019 elections, the media......
10:48 2019-05-24

In Khashoggi Murder Trial, Absence of Crown Prince Aide Stands Out As Saudi Arabia tries to end the furor caused by the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the kingdom’s trial of 11 suspects has been criticized for its secrecy and slow pace, and for the prosecutors’ decision not to charge a close aide to the crow...
15:16 2019-06-22

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tensions in the Gulf....
16:32 2019-05-21

The Crown Season 3 Cast on Claire Foy Impressions, Personal Connections and Prince Charles' Young Love After nearly two years without new episodes, The Crown's reign is continuing on Netflix. Season three of the Emmy-winning drama drops on Sunday, Nov. 17 with a brand-new cast playing the very......
16:16 2019-08-14

Prince William and Frank Lampard appear at London pub to watch England football match and discuss mental health The Duke of Cambridge discussed mental health with fellow football fans as they watched England play their Euro 2020 qualifying game against the Czech Republic....
14:48 2019-10-12

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and military sites.        ...
16:48 2019-07-22

| Trump, UK PM discuss 'united diplomatic response' to Saudi attack: London zak/bp US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson have spoken of a "united diplomatic response" to the attack on Saudi oil installations, Downing Street said without mentioning a military option....
12:32 2019-09-19

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S. and Iran....
21:16 2019-05-26

Meet The Crown's new Prince Charles: Josh O'Connor Already critically adored, Josh O'Connor will soon be a household name, thanks to his upcoming role as Prince Charles in The Crown. He tells Louis Wise about taking on the heir to the throne — and why his ears are his most important asset...
10:01 2019-07-11

New U.S. Sanctions on Iran Set Back French Mediation Efforts The Trump administration cast new doubt Wednesday on efforts by France to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran as Washington sanctioned what it called an Iranian “oil-for-terror” exporting network....
09:32 2019-09-05

Iran oil tanker hit off Saudi coast, may have been missiles: Iran reports An Iranian-owned oil tanker was struck, probably by missiles, in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia's coast on Friday, Iranian media said, an incident that if confirmed will stoke tension in a region rattled by attacks on tankers and oil sites since May....
13:32 2019-10-11

Saudi Arabia has sent messages to Iran's president: Iran government Saudi Arabia has sent messages to Iran's president through the leaders of other countries, an Iranian government spokesman said on Monday, at a time of heightened tensions between the regional rivals....
22:32 2019-09-30

Iran welcomes French efforts to save nuclear deal Iran welcomes France's efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday as French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser visited Tehran for talks to help ease the crisis....
09:32 2019-07-10

U.S. efforts to cut off Iran oil revenue working: White House adviser White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Thursday that United States efforts to cut off Iran's oil export revenues through sanctions are succeeding....
16:32 2019-06-20

Iran hints at ship swap with UK amid de-escalation efforts Hassan Rouhani spoke after Iraqi president’s visit to Iran at request of UK defence ministry Iran has indicated it wants to de-escalate the British-Iranian crisis, hinting at swapping two captured tankers.“We do not seek the continuation of tension w...
00:00 2019-07-25

Pompeo blocks inclusion of Saudi Arabia on US child soldiers list State department experts recommended addition of Riyadh after assessing it had hired child fighters from Sudan to fight in YemenMike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia on a list of countries that recruit chil...
21:16 2019-06-18

Man who impersonated Saudi prince to steal gets 18 years MIAMI (AP) — A man who impersonated a Saudi prince to con investors and live a lavish lifestyle has been sentenced to 18 years in prison. Anthony Gignac received the sentence Friday in Miami for stealing at least $8 million while impersonating Sultan...
18:32 2019-06-01

Leonardo masterpiece 'being kept on Saudi prince's yacht' Report of Salvator Mundi’s whereabouts confirms trend for great artworks to be displayed aboard billionaires’ superyachtsThe world’s most expensive artwork – Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece Salvator Mundi – has reportedly been installed on Saudi crow...
15:00 2019-06-11

Saudi prince warns of 'unimaginable' oil prices Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has called for global action against Iran, warning of "unimaginably high" oil prices otherwise. He also described the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as "a mistake."...
15:00 2019-09-30

France to pursue efforts to bring Iran to comply with nuclear deal: minister France will continue efforts to bring Iran into full compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal, French defense minister Florence Parly said, adding that U.S. and European moves to strengthen security in the Gulf must be "complementary and well coordinated"...
12:00 2019-09-07

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, their foreign ministers said on Wednesday....
18:32 2019-06-19

| German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has held talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal which he described as "extraordinarily important" for Europe....
12:32 2019-06-10

Energy ministers of Russia, Iran discuss investment projects Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and his Iranian counterpart, Reza Ardakanian have discussed the development of joint energy investment projects during their meeting in Moscow on Monday, the Russian ministry said in a statement....
22:48 2019-09-02

Trump says he will discuss Iran tensions at Camp David: 'We want to be proportionate' Trump's comments come after he called off strikes against the Islamic Republic this week over concerns that a military response would kill scores of people....
18:16 2019-06-22

US security adviser in Britain to discuss Iran, Huawei – and Brexit John Bolton expected to urge tougher UK stance towards Tehran and Chinese firmJohn Bolton, Donald Trump’s national security adviser, has arrived in London for talks at which he is expected to urge Britain to toughen its stance on Iran and Chinese tel...
05:48 2019-08-12

Pompeo says willing to engage with Iran when time is right The United States will intensify its economic pressure on Iran until Tehran forgoes violence and engages with U.S. diplomatic efforts, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday....
02:00 2019-06-23

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
20:16 2019-06-18

U.S. does not want war with Iran, continues diplomacy: Pompeo While it is "unmistakable" that Iran was responsible for the attacks on two tankers last week, the United States does not want to go to war with Tehran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
16:32 2019-06-16

G20: May asks Saudi prince for transparency in Khashoggi case Prime minister urges open legal process over murder and raises Yemen concernsTheresa May has raised concerns about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi and the humanitarian cost of the conflict in Yemen during a face-to-face meeting with the Saudi crown pri...
10:48 2019-06-29

Dutch queen criticized over meeting with Saudi prince A United Nations official on Saturday joined Dutch lawmakers in criticizing Queen Maxima over a meeting she held with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Osaka this week....
19:16 2019-06-29

'I'm responsible but did not order Khashoggi killing' - Saudi prince Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has said he takes "full responsibility" for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi - but denies allegations that he ordered the killing....
12:32 2019-09-30

Pompeo told Iraqi PM U.S. information affirms Saudi not attacked from Iraq: Baghdad statement U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that the United States has information confirming Baghdad's denial that Iraqi territory was used to launch an attack on Saudi oil facilities, Iraq said on Monday....
14:00 2019-09-16

Mike Pompeo overruled his own experts to keep Saudi Arabia off the US's list of countries that use child soldiers Reuters/Leah Millis/Pool Secretary of State Mike Pompeo intervened to keep Saudi Arabia off a list of countries that used child soldiers. The accusation against Riyadh stems from Saudi-led coalition's involvement in Yemen, and Pompeo's actions have ...
00:32 2019-06-20

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
01:48 2019-07-09

Bolton meets Japanese officials to discuss Iran, South Korea U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton has held talks with Japanese officials, presumably to discuss a U.S.-led military coalition to safeguard shipping in the Strait of Hormuz amid escalating tensions in the region...
11:00 2019-07-22

U.S. prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions: Pompeo The United States was prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needed to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
15:16 2019-06-02

Pompeo seeks 'global coalition' against Iran US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making surprise visits to Saudi Arabia and the UAE to ensure they are "strategically aligned" on Iran. It comes amid escalating tensions after Iran shot down a US drone....
03:48 2019-06-24

Pompeo on tensions with Iran: 'The threat is real' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in an interview Thursday with “Fox & Friends,” addressed mounting tensions between the United States and Iran -- saying the threat from the regime is "real" and "credible." ...
17:00 2019-05-23

Pompeo says U.S. does not want war with Iran; pushes for international response The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will take every action necessary, including diplomacy, to guarantee safe navigation through vital shipping lanes in the Middle East, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
03:16 2019-06-17

Pompeo: Trump doesn't want war with Iran On a visit to the U.S. Central Command in Florida, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Donald Trump does not want war and is only seeking to re-establish a deterrent to Iranian threats. (June 18)        ...
21:16 2019-06-18

One Year On, Shadow of Khashoggi’s Killing Stalks Saudi Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia is trying to regain his international footing after the killing of Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul....
00:00 2019-10-03

Saudi Arabia names Prince Abdulaziz as new energy minister Saudi Arabia has named Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, a son of the king, as energy minister, replacing Khalid al-Falih, state news agency SPA reported on Sunday, citing a royal decree....
03:48 2019-09-08

Is Saudi Prince Hiding A Leonardo Da Vinci Masterpiece On His Yacht? When the world-famous "Salvator Mundi" painting was sold to an anonymous bidder for about $450 million at the end of 2017, the art world erupted in speculation. Who was the buyer? And what did the......
11:16 2019-06-12

World's Most Expensive Painting On Saudi Prince's Yatch: Report Since its sale for a record $450 million, the whereabouts of the "Salvator Mundi," said to be painted by Leonardo da Vinci, has become one of the art world's greatest mysteries....
03:16 2019-06-11

Khashoggi Killing Inquiry Should Look Into Saudi Prince’s Role, U.N. Expert Says A U.N. expert said that the death was “an extrajudicial killing” by the Saudi state, and that Prince Mohammed bin Salman was at least aware of the operation....
15:32 2019-06-19

Man Who Posed as Saudi Prince and Defrauded Investors Out of $8 Million Is Sent to Prison Anthony Gignac, 48, once called “The Prince of Fraud,” was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison. Prosecutors said he had spent most of his life impersonating Prince Khalid al-Saud....
15:48 2019-06-01

Saudi King Appoints a Son, Prince Abdulaziz, as Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman is the first member of the royal family to oversee the kingdom’s vital oil sector, part of a wider shake up of top energy-sector jobs....
13:16 2019-09-08

Slain Saudi writer’s fiancee says prince must give answers The fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has a duty to answer questions now that he’d accepted responsibility for the killing inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last year...
19:48 2019-10-01

U.S. diplomat Stilwell keen to discuss Iran, North Korea with Japan officials The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Thursday he was looking forward to talking with Japanese officials about subjects including Iran and North Korea, in his first trip to the region since taking up his post last month....
09:16 2019-07-11

Pompeo: US will talk to Iran if it acts like a ‘normal nation’ Secretary of state: ‘We’re prepared … to engage in conversations’Rouhani: Iran would hold talks if Washington shows it respectThe US is prepared to engage with Iran about its nuclear program without pre-conditions but needs to see the country behavin...
15:32 2019-06-02

US ready to talk with Iran 'with no preconditions': Mike Pompeo The US secretary of state's statement came a day after Iranian President Rouhani suggested that Tehran was not opposed to talks with Washington. US-Iran tensions have escalated significantly over the past several weeks....
19:48 2019-06-02

Pompeo says ‘no indications’ that Iran is changing its ‘malign behavior’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Saturday that there are “no indications” that Iran is willing to change its “malign behavior” -- as the Iranian regime continues to act aggressively on the world stage....
03:16 2019-07-21

Pompeo: Iran lied to Britain, sold oil to Syria U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the European Union Wednesday to condemn Iran for delivering some 2.1 million barrels of crude oil to Syria after reassuring Britain it would not do so....
07:16 2019-10-10

Pompeo offers to open Iran talks with ‘no preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Trump administration is ready to enter into talks with Iran​ about its nuclear program but will maintain pressure to force the Islamic Republic to rein in its “malign activity.” ​”We’re prepar...
21:48 2019-06-02

Iran tried to drive up oil prices by attacking tankers: Pompeo Four oil tankers damaged earlier this month were targeted by Iran in an attempt to drive up international oil prices, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
06:00 2019-05-31

Secretary Pompeo Says U.S. Ready to Talk to Iran With ‘No Preconditions’ BELLINZONA, Switzerland — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions that have sparked fears of conflict. But the United St...
18:32 2019-06-02

Mike Pompeo: Iran responsible for attacks on 2 tankers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf Thursday. Pompeo said the attacks are part of a "campaign" of "escalating tension" by Iran. (June 13)  ...
22:01 2019-06-13

Pompeo says Iran needs to 'come to the table' for talks as tensions rise U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that the United States needed Iran to "come to the table" for negotiations, amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran in the Gulf that have impacted global oil markets....
23:32 2019-07-19

Pompeo has no comment on possibility of U.S.-Iran prisoner swap U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declined on Thursday to discuss the possibility of a U.S.-Iranian prisoner swap after the United States deported an Iranian woman who pleaded guilty to exporting restricted U.S. technology to Iran....
22:48 2019-09-26

Iran Rejects Pompeo's Offer of Talks with 'No Preconditions' Tehran officials said the secretary of state’s suggestion amounted to “word play,” given the Trump administration’s escalating campaign of maximum pressure....
22:00 2019-06-03

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran BERLIN (AP) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran. Pompeo was set to meet Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Chancellor Angela Merk...
09:32 2019-05-31

Pompeo again blames Iran for tanker attacks but insists 'we don't want war' ‘President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war’US secretary of state claims ‘lots of evidence’ of Iran culpabilityThe United States does not want to go to war with Iran, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said on Sunday, following an a...
20:00 2019-06-16

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middle Eastern royalty, according to reports....
16:00 2019-06-02

Saudi prince takes responsibility for Khashoggi killing: ‘It happened under my watch’ It is the first time that Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom's de facto ruler, has publicly indicated personal accountability for the killing inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul...
11:16 2019-09-27

Saudi Prince Accepts Responsibility for Khashoggi Killing, but Denies Involvement A documentary quotes Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince, as saying he did not know in advance about the death of Jamal Khashoggi, but that it happened “under my watch.”...
12:48 2019-09-26

Saudi prince seeks to dodge blame for Khashoggi killing: U.N. expert Saudi Arabia's crown prince is trying to repair damage to his image done by Jamal Khashoggi's murder by insisting "layers and layers" of hierarchy separated him from the Saudi agents who killed the journalist, the U.N. investigator told Reuters....
19:48 2019-10-01

Saudi prince bin Salman accepts responsibility but not blame for Khashoggi death Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accepted responsibility for the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi "because it happened under my watch" but he wasn't involved in it, bin Salman told PBS in a documentary....
03:32 2019-09-27

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is recommending an investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, citing "credible evidence."...
12:16 2019-06-19

US aircraft carrier called to Mideast over Iran remains outside Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensions ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — US aircraft carrier called to Mideast over Iran remains outside Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensions. The post US aircraft carrier called to Mideast over Iran remains outside Persian Gulf amid effort...
17:16 2019-06-03

Pompeo says Iran attacked oil tankers to raise global oil price U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf, saying it was an effort by Tehran to raise the global price of oil....
00:48 2019-05-31

Pompeo, a Steadfast Hawk, Coaxes a Hesitant President on Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expanded his power during a vacuum in the Pentagon, but his hard-line policies on Iran are running into Trump’s isolationist instincts....
22:00 2019-06-22

Mike Pompeo Says Iran Aimed At Oil Markets In UAE Ship Attacks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Iran was trying to raise the price of oil when it allegedly attacked oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
07:00 2019-05-31

Pompeo: Iran responsible for attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
15:00 2019-06-14

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Sunday....
04:48 2019-07-15

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program The misunderstanding seemed to underscore the White House’s eagerness to turn weeks of confrontation with Iran into a negotiating opportunity — and a reminder of how hard that will be to accomplish....
03:48 2019-07-17

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran. Pompeo was set to meet Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and Chancellor Angela M...
11:48 2019-05-31

Iran Nuclear Commitment Cuts "Unacceptable": Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that Iran's latest reduction in commitments to a nuclear deal -- made in retaliation for US sanctions -- was "unacceptable."...
00:00 2019-09-07

Pompeo says U.S. mission is to avoid war with Iran but measures in place to deter The United States aims to avoid war with Iran and the additional troops ordered to be deployed in the Gulf region are for "deterrence and defense," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
20:16 2019-09-22

As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear Deal, Mike Pompeo Says "Not Done" With Iran US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Monday said that the Donald Trump administration is "not done" with Iran and will continue its pressure campaign against Tehran in a bid to force it to abandon......
07:00 2019-07-09

Pompeo says ‘lots of evidence’ proves Iran attacked oil tankers ​Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said more evidence will be released to show Iran was responsible for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and the Trump administration is weighing all options – including military – in response. “The ...
22:00 2019-06-16

Pompeo walks back Trump’s comments threatening war with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the US will maintain its pressure on Iran — but that President Trump does not want war. “We have been engaged in many messages, even this moment right here, communicating to Iran that we are there ...
23:48 2019-06-18

U.S. President Trump could meet with Iran's Rouhani at U.N. with no preconditions: Pompeo U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump could meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the upcoming United Nations meeting, with "no preconditions."...
08:00 2019-09-11

The Taliban claimed an attack on U.S. forces. Pompeo blamed Iran. The secretary of State pointed to a Kabul bombing as an example of one “in a series of attacks instigated by the Islamic Republic of Iran and its surrogates against American and allied interests.”...
02:16 2019-06-16

Pompeo: Iran’s Zarif either ignorant or lying about drone loss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had some pointed words about Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday, as Tehran denies that the United States downed an Iranian drone....
00:00 2019-07-20

Saudi Prince's Sister Ordered Bodyguard To Beat Up Worker, Faces Trial The sister of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is to be put on trial in Paris next month for allegedly ordering her bodyguard to beat up a workman in the French capital, a legal source told AFP......
02:32 2019-06-13

Pompeo backs Israel's right to defend itself from Iran threats after Syria airstrike Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he supports “Israel’s right to defend itself from threats posed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps,” after the Israeli military carried out an attack on targets inside Syria on Saturday in what it desc...
18:48 2019-08-26

Secretary of State Pompeo Wants to ‘Unite’ the World Over Alleged Iran Attacks (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, especially for Asian countries vitally dependent on ...
06:32 2019-06-17

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump administration and Iranian leaders....
23:48 2019-06-13

China Oil Trader Sanctioned For Violating Iran Restrictions: Mike Pompeo The United States is placing a leading Chinese oil importer on its sanctions blacklist for trading in Iranian crude, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday....
21:48 2019-07-22

Pompeo accuses Iran of spreading ‘blatant disinformation’ on downing of drone Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to the Middle East on Sunday to try to build a “global coalition” against Iran after it shot down a U.S. drone it said entered its air space. Pompeo said U.S. intelligence services “should leave no doubt in anyon...
22:32 2019-06-23

U.S. arms sales to Saudis, UAE, Jordan needed to deter Iran: Pompeo Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday the Trump administration had decided to proceed with arms sales to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan in a move bypassing Congress because any delay could increase risk for U.S. partners at...
03:00 2019-05-25

Pompeo warns of 'new turmoil' if U.N. arms embargo on Iran lifted in 2020 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed the international community on Tuesday to work out how to stop Iran from being "unshackled to create new turmoil" when a United Nations arms embargo on the country and a travel ban on the head of Iran's elit...
00:48 2019-08-21

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning assault on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which ended a Japanese mediation effort and raised fears o...
23:32 2019-06-13

Officials Dispute Mike Pompeo’s Claim That Iran Is Collaborating With Al Qaeda Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that Iran and Al Qaeda are collaborating is at best an exaggeration that is not supported by any available information, U.S. intelligence officers and officials with the State and Defense Department tell T...
12:16 2019-05-22

President Trump Offers Support for Saudi Self-Defense in Call With Prince Mohammed Bin Salman President Donald Trump offered U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s self-defense in a call on Saturday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, the White House said. The pair spoke after a swarm of explosive drones hit key oil-industry targets i...
06:16 2019-09-15

Saudi prince wants to build a 'Jetsons-style' city with flying taxis and an artificial moon Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is crafting plans to build a city-state on the edge of his kingdom that outdoes any urban center in existence in opulence and technology....
05:16 2019-08-01

Pompeo not decided on extending waiver for Iraq to import Iran power: spokeswoman U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has not made a decision on extending a 90-day U.S. waiver exempting Iraq from sanctions to buy energy from Iran, a State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday....
22:16 2019-05-29

Pompeo announces 'countdown' clock as Iran weapons embargo ends in 2020 United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has warned against ending an arms embargo on Iran, likening every day until the deal's October 2020 expiration as a "#CountdownToTerror."...
16:48 2019-08-21

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran....
18:48 2019-06-27

Pompeo: Trump admin willing to talk to Iran 'with no preconditions' as tensions hit boiling point Just weeks after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a renewed "pressure campaign" targeting Iran's energy sector, America's top diplomat said Sunday the Trump administration is willing to talk with Iran "with no preconditions"...
12:48 2019-06-03

Iran responsible for 'blatant assault' on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman, Mike Pompeo says The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible military confrontation with Iran....
23:32 2019-06-13

Pompeo making spur-of-the-moment trip to Mideast as Iran rules out talks The secretary of state will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates amid concerns that rising tensions could spiral into a military conflict....
03:00 2019-09-18

Pompeo grants visa to Iran’s top diplomat to visit New York but limits his movements Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was given a visa to honor U.S. commitments to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview....
04:48 2019-07-15

Pompeo on Iran’s capture of British-flagged tanker: Up to ‘United Kingdom to take care of their ships’ The responsibility to free the British-flagged oil tanker seized last week by Iran “falls to the United Kingdom,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told "Fox & Friends" Monday, while warning the “whole world is waking up to the fact that this [Iranian] ...
22:32 2019-07-22

Watch CNBC's full interview with Secretary Mike Pompeo on China and the Iran conflict Secretary Mike Pompeo joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the most pressing issues in geopolitical politics, specifically the trade war in China, the current U.S. conflict with Huawei, and the Trump Administration's positions on Iran....
19:16 2019-05-23

'Very likely indeed' Iran was behind Saudi attacks: UK PM Johnson Britain believes it is very likely Iran was behind an attack on Saudi oil facilities and London will work with the United States and European allies to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday....
16:16 2019-09-23

Saudi oil attacks: Weapons 'came from Iran' The weapons used to hit two oil facilities came from Iran, according to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Despite its "grave concern," Russia has said that military retaliation would be "unacceptable."...
20:16 2019-09-16

Iran Rejects U.S. Accusations Over Saudi Oil Attacks Iran denied American accusations that it was behind Saturday’s strikes on Saudi oil facilities, as the kingdom rushed to contain the fallout from attacks that could disrupt global petroleum supplies....
21:32 2019-09-15

The U.K. Says Iran Is Responsible for the Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities (NEW YORK) — Britain has concluded that Iran was responsible for attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Sunday. He said the U.K. would consider taking part in a U.S.-led military effort to bolster the ...
16:48 2019-09-23

US announces more sanctions against Iran following Saudi attacks US President Donald Trump has called them the "highest sanctions ever imposed on a country." The announcement was made in a wide-ranging press conference with Australian PM Scott Morrison....
03:16 2019-09-21

Was Ready To Help Iran Vessel, Says Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia said Saturday it was ready to help the Iranian tanker that was allegedly attacked off the kingdom's coast, but the ship turned off its tracking system....
09:16 2019-10-13

Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike President Donald Trump says it appears that Iran was responsible for the attacks on key oil installations in Saudi Arabia, but he says he doesn't want war. (Sept. 16)        ...
07:00 2019-09-17

Iran Rejects U.S. Accusation It Is Behind Saudi Attacks Houthi rebels in Yemen said they carried out drone strikes on Saudi oil facilities. An Iranian official dismissed allegations of Tehran’s involvement as “max deceit.”...
13:48 2019-09-15

US backs Saudi 'right to defend itself,' Iran warns of 'all-out war' The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described attacks on Saudi oil facilities as an "act of war" by Iran. Tehran has denied a role in the attacks and said a military strike against Iran would end in "all-out war."...
23:48 2019-09-19

U.S. Blames Iran for Attack on Saudi Oil Facilities U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for coordinated strikes on the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, saying they marked an unprecedented attack on the world’s energy supply. The strikes shut down half of the kingdom’s crude production...
00:48 2019-09-15

Iran threatens 'all-out war' if action taken over Saudi oil strike Foreign minister’s comments further inflame tensions in Persian Gulf after oil attacksIran’s foreign minister has warned that any attack on his country after a series of missile strikes on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry would result in “all-out war”.Jav...
22:16 2019-09-19

Saudi FM: Financial pressure is best way to control Iran Saudi Arabia is calling on the world to apply “utmost pressure with every tool available” to end Iran’s aggressive conduct, and says that the most effective way to control Tehran is to cut off its financial resources...
04:00 2019-09-27

Saudi minister says Iran's actions are unacceptable Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs on Sunday condemned Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz and urged the international community to take action to deter such "unacceptable" behavior....
23:32 2019-07-21

UK believes Iran was behind Saudi oil attacks -PM Johnson Britain believes Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities and will work with the United States and European allies on a joint response, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday....
07:16 2019-09-23

"If Attack Launched From Iran, Will Consider It Act Of War": Saudi Arabia If an investigation shows that last week's attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was launched from Iranian territory, the kingdom would consider it an act of war, but Riyadh is currently seeking a......
10:00 2019-09-22

UK believes Iran was behind Saudi oil attacks: PM Johnson Britain believes Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil facilities and will work with the United States and European allies on a joint response, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday....
09:48 2019-09-23

Trump: It's 'looking like' Iran was responsible for Saudi oil attacks President Trump said Monday it’s “looking like” Iran was responsible for the weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil supply and talked up the United States’ military might, but said he wanted to “avoid” war....
06:00 2019-09-17

Iran Says Oil Tanker Damaged by Missiles off the Saudi Coast (TEHRAN, Iran) — Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U....
11:00 2019-10-11

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials said, marking a U.S. return to the kingdom after its 2003 withdrawal....
02:48 2019-07-19

Trump says it appears Iran is behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities President Trump on Monday said it appears Iran was behind the attack on Saudi oil facilities and suggested that if the US helps militarily the kingdom may have to pick up some of the tab. “Well, it’s looking that way,” Trump told reporters at the Whi...
00:16 2019-09-17

U.S. believes Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran: official 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....
20:32 2019-09-17

US patience with Iran not inexhaustible, warns Saudi Arabia Saudi minister says military response to attack on oil facilities still being considered Saudi Arabia has said that US patience with Iran is not inexhaustible and warned that military options are still being considered following the attack on the Ara...
03:00 2019-09-25

US officials tell Saudi Arabia that oil attack was staged in Iran US officials said intelligence shows that the devastating attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry was staged in Iran, and have shared the information with the oil-rich ally as both countries consider retaliatory strikes, according to a new report. The ...
00:16 2019-09-17

Saudi says Iran's remark on messages to its president 'not accurate' Iran's statement that Saudi Arabia sent messages to its president through other countries was "not accurate", Adel al-Jubeir, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs, has said....
07:32 2019-10-02

The Latest: Saudi Arabia urges pressure on Iran Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto railed against what he called the “dangerous phenomenon” of migration in a speech that reflected the country’s nationalist policies...
10:48 2019-09-27

US Says It Is Increasing Troops In Saudi Arabia Over Iran Threat The Pentagon announced Friday it was bolstering US forces in Saudi Arabia after Riyadh asked for reinforcements following the September 14 drone-and-missile attack on Saudi oil plants which Washington......
18:00 2019-10-12

Saudi oil strike: Iran pursuing 'strategy of escalation' The Iranian government has denied any involvement in the drone attack against Saudi Arabia, but observers say that Tehran is trying to raise the stakes in its tug-of-war with Washington....
23:48 2019-09-19

Iran dismisses U.S. accusation it was behind attacks on Saudi oil sites SAUDI ARABIA (NBC News) – As Iran-backed Yemeni rebels claimed responsibility for an attack on one of the world’s largest oil processing facilities in Saudi Arabia, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday blamed Tehran directly. “...
20:32 2019-09-15

| Iran's Khamenei approved Saudi strike - report Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei approved last weekend's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure, CBS News reports, citing an unnamed US official....
08:48 2019-09-20

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region....
21:48 2019-06-15

Iran Envoy Warns of ‘All-Out War’ if Hit for Saudi Oil Facility Attack (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an “all-out war,” Tehran’s top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-mis...
09:16 2019-09-20

US 'locked and loaded' after blaming Iran for Saudi oil attack US officials have suggested that Iran was behind the Saudi oil attacks, saying satellite images show it is unlikely that Houthis carried them out. Germany said it is working with partners to determine who is responsible....
13:32 2019-09-16

US 'In Denial' Over Saudi Attacks: Iran Foreign Minister The US is "in denial" over attacks on oil installations in Saudi Arabia, Iran's top diplomat said Tuesday, after Washington blamed weekend strikes on Tehran despite Yemeni rebels claiming......
00:00 2019-09-18

Russia's Putin says no proof Iran was behind Saudi attacks Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that there was no evidence that Iran was responsible for an attack on Saudi oil infrastructure last month and that the United States had not presented any proof of Iran's role....
14:16 2019-10-02

Trump says Iran appears to be culprit for Saudi oil attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it looked like Iran was responsible for attacks over the weekend on Saudi Arabian oil plants, but he was in no rush to respond and was still trying to find out who was behind the strikes....
23:16 2019-09-16

Is a US-led war with Iran on the horizon as troops head to Saudi Arabia? The US is sending troops to Saudi Arabia amid concerns that it is preparing for a war with Iran. It will be the first deployment of American forces in the kingdom since the US toppling of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime....
09:00 2019-07-21

U.S. believes attack on Saudi Arabia came from southwest Iran The United States believes Saturday's attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday....
20:32 2019-09-17

U.S. lawmakers blast Iran, wary of war, after Saudi oil attack Members of the U.S. Congress blasted Iran after the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, but expressed wariness about U.S. military action, especially before they have a clearer picture of who was behind it....
21:48 2019-09-16

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
05:32 2019-06-20

Saudi Arabia won’t attack Iran. But it may pay someone else to | Nesrine Malik The US is being fooled that it needs to rescue its ally in the Middle East. The Saudis always get others to fight for themThere is a longstanding joke told in the Middle East about Saudi Arabia’s reluctance to fight its own wars. “Saudi Arabia will f...
21:48 2019-09-22

President Trump: Looks like Iran responsible for Saudi oil attack President Trump speaks with the Crown Prince of Bahrain and gives comments on who he believes is responsible for the attack on a Saudi oil facility and says the U.S. does not want war, but is prepared for it....
07:32 2019-09-17

UK PM Boris Johnson Says Iran Behind Attacks On Saudi Oil Plants British Prime Minister Boris Johnson accused Tehran of being behind attacks on Saudi oil installations, in remarks to reporters en route to New York where he is to meet with Iran's president....
09:48 2019-09-23

Iran dismisses U.S. claim it was behind Saudi oil strikes, says ready for war Iran rejected accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting world energy supplies and warned on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were in range of its missiles....
04:48 2019-09-16

US Singles Out Iran, Readies Response To Saudi Oil Attacks The United States readied its response Monday to the "unprecedented" attack on Saudi oil facilities as President Donald Trump said Iran was likely to blame, fanning new fears of conflict in the Gulf......
00:00 2019-09-18

Iran's Rouhani blames US, Saudi for conflict in region President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran did not want conflict in the region while Defence Minister Amir Hatami said Tehran had no involvement in the attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil installations, media said....
16:00 2019-09-18

U.S. blames Iran for Saudi attacks, 'pretend' diplomacy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday accused Iran of leading attacks on Saudi oil plants that have cut the kingdom's output roughly in half, as he ruled out Yemeni involvement and denounced Tehran for engaging in false diplomacy....
03:16 2019-09-15

Iran-Allied Rebels Strike Saudi Airport A missile fired Wednesday by Iran-allied militias in Yemen injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia, according to a U.S.-backed military coalition fighting the insurgents....
17:48 2019-06-12

Iran's Rouhani blames U.S., Saudi for conflict in region President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Iran did not want conflict in the region while Defense Minister Amir Hatami said Tehran had no involvement in the attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil installations, media said....
10:32 2019-09-18

Saudi Arabia seeks Arab unity over Iran after attacks Arab leaders began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Thursday for emergency summits that Riyadh hopes will deliver a strong message to Iran that regional powers will defend their interests against any threat after attacks on Gulf oil assets this month....
16:16 2019-05-30

"Completely Unacceptable": Saudi Arabia On Iran's Seizure Of UK Tanker Saudi Arabia on Sunday slammed Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in sensitive Gulf waters as "completely unacceptable" and urged world powers to "take actions to deter such behaviour"....
02:16 2019-07-22

Saudi Arabia Tries to Rally Arab Support in Face-Off With Iran Arab leaders are meeting in Saudi Arabia to discuss security in the Middle East, as the kingdom seeks to rally support from its neighbors amid tensions with rival Iran....
18:00 2019-05-30

US to send troops to Saudi Arabia, hold off on striking Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military strike ...
03:32 2019-09-22

U.K. PM Boris Johnson says Iran responsible for attack on Saudi oil facilities The U.K. Conservative prime minister also said the he would work with allies to “de-escalate” Middle East tensions that have soared since the Sept. 14 attack on the world’s largest oil processor and an oil field....
14:48 2019-09-23

Iran Denies U.S. Claim That It Was Behind Saudi Arabia Oil Field Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran denied on Sunday it was involved in Yemen rebel drone attacks the previous day that hit the world’s biggest oil processing facility and an oil field in Saudi Arabia, just hours after America’s to...
00:32 2019-09-16

Saudi Arabia asks nations to respond to Iran with ‘firmness’ JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister says Muslim nations must confront recent attacks blamed on Iran with “all means of force and firmness.” Ibrahim al-Assaf made the comments early Thursday at a meeting of fo...
09:16 2019-05-30

| Saudi warns Iran over Yemeni rebel airport attack Riyadh accused its arch-foe Tehran on Thursday of ordering a Yemeni rebel missile strike which wounded 26 people at a Saudi airport and warned of "grave consequences"....
10:32 2019-06-14

Saudi Arabia says Iran has created 'very grave' situation in Gulf Iran has created a grave situation and jeopardized global oil supplies with its aggressive behavior, Saudi Arabia's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the kingdom was consulting with allies on next steps....
16:32 2019-06-20

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the r...
09:32 2019-06-16

The Latest: Iran rejects Saudi claims about recent attacks MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Iran’s foreign ministry has rejected accusations it says were made at an ongoing summit of Muslim countries, after regio...
12:00 2019-05-31

Saudi Arabia and Iran Make Quiet Openings to Head Off War Weeks after the Middle East seemed on the verge of war, Saudi Arabia and Iran are seeking ways to ease tensions. A warming relationship could have far-reaching consequences....
02:16 2019-10-05

Iranian oil tanker hit off Saudi coast, may have been missiles - Iran reports An Iranian-owned oil tanker was struck, probably by missiles, in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia's coast on Friday, Iranian media said, an incident that if confirmed will stoke tension in a region rattled by attacks on tankers and oil sites since May....
15:00 2019-10-11

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh....
02:48 2019-07-20

Saudi Arabia says Iran behind Houthi missile attack on airport Foreign ministry threatens urgent reprisals to ‘deter Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militias’Saudi Arabia has said it will carry out urgent reprisals as it accused Iran of being behind a late-night cruise missile attack by Houthi rebel fighters on ...
20:32 2019-06-12

Iran dismisses U.S. allegation it was behind attacks on Saudi Arabia oil sites The attacks Saturday claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels resulted in “the temporary suspension of production operations” at the Abqaiq processing facility and the Khurais oil field, Riyadh said....
13:48 2019-09-15

Iran-Aligned Houthis Strike Major Saudi Oil Field Yemen’s Houthi rebels struck Saudi Arabia’s Shaybah oil field, one of the kingdom’s largest, according to the Iran-aligned rebels and people familiar with the matter, deepening tensions between Iran and its rivals that have engulfed the region’s ener...
22:16 2019-08-17

Saudi Arabia says ending British arms exports would help Iran Iran would be the only beneficiary of any end to arms exports from Britain to Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the deployment of weapons in Yemen was legitimate....
16:32 2019-06-20

Iran thanks Saudi Arabia for release of its oil tanker Happiness 1: Fars Iran said on Sunday it appreciated Saudi Arabia's efforts in the return of an Iranian ship that had docked at Jeddah port because of technical problems in May, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying....
16:16 2019-07-21

'Blaming Iran won't end disaster' leader says after attacks on two Saudi oil plants Iran's foreign minister on Sunday refuted allegations by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo his nation was involved in drone attacks that knocked out two oil plants in Saudi Arabia and will likely cause oil prices to increase worldwide....
18:00 2019-09-15

Germany, France and Britain blame Iran for Saudi oil attack Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, and Boris Johnson have taken the US line on the attacks on Saudi oil facilities, saying it was "clear" Iran was behind the strikes. However, the three governments called for diplomacy....
23:48 2019-09-23

Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions 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....
01:00 2019-09-18

Saudi minister says complacency towards Iran will encourage further hostilities: Twitter Saudi minister of state for foreign affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday complacency towards Iran will encourage it to commit further hostile acts which will have implications for the international community's peace and security....
01:32 2019-09-20

Blasts hit Iran-owned oil tanker near Saudi port city An Iranian oil tanker has suffered explosions on board, Iran's state-run news agency and other media say. The owners said the explosions were likely caused by missile strikes....
12:00 2019-10-11

Pakistan says Khan could visit Saudi, Iran, after U.S. mediation request Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to visit Saudi Arabia and Iran, the foreign office in Islamabad said on Thursday, weeks after Islamabad said Washington had asked it to mediate with Tehran....
14:48 2019-10-10

Saudi Arabia oil strikes 'clearly backed by Iran' as UK won't rule out attack It is looking increasingly likely that Iran is to blame for the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil installations the former defence and international trade secretary has said...
22:00 2019-09-18

Saudi Arabia promises concrete proof Iran behind oil strikes Saudi Arabia promised evidence on Wednesday linking its main regional adversary Iran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry, which Washington also blames on Tehran in a perilous escalation of Middle East frictions....
15:32 2019-09-18

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif as tensions between Washington and Tehran escalated....
11:48 2019-05-25

Saudi oil attack: Drones and missiles were launched from Iran, US officials say The US has reportedly identified locations in Iran from which drones and cruise missiles were launched against Saudi oil complexes on Saturday, disrupting global supply....
16:00 2019-09-19

Iran’s supreme leader approved Saudi oil attacks: report Iran’s supreme leader personally approved devastating airstrikes on Saudi oil facilities – but insisted that Iran be able to plausibly deny the attacks, according to a new report Wednesday evening. The alleged sign-off by Ayatollah Ali Kh...
03:16 2019-09-19

'No doubt' Iran played some role in attacks on Saudi: Ex-US ambassador Gary Grappo, former U.S. ambassador to Oman, says Iran may have coordinated, provided technical advice or supplied weapons that were used in the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities....
20:32 2019-09-17

Can Pakistan's Imran Khan mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia? As Islamabad is becoming increasingly wary of an escalating conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has set out on a mission to defuse tension between the Middle Eastern rivals....
17:16 2019-10-13

| Sudan general vows to back Saudi against Iran 'threats' A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday....
16:48 2019-05-25

Pentagon sending more troops, materiel to Saudi Arabia over Iran The U.S. Defense Department announced Friday it will send thousands of additional troops and more equipment to Saudi Arabia, in response to months of heightened tensions in the region involving Riyadh and Iran....
00:16 2019-10-12

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if US retaliates in wake of Saudi oil facility bombings Iran is warning Thursday that an "all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities that the U.S. believes Tehran orchestrated....
18:00 2019-09-19

Iran will never hold talks with the US, says Ayatollah after Saudi oil field attacks Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei today ruled out direct talks with the United States amid simmering tensions over the weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities....
09:00 2019-09-18

U.S. says deploying more forces to Saudi Arabia to counter Iran threat The United States announced the deployment of additional American military forces to Saudi Arabia on Friday to bolster the kingdom's defenses after the Sept. 14 attack on its oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran....
23:48 2019-10-11

Iran denies launching drone attacks on Saudi oil facility Foreign ministry counters accusations from US secretary of state with threats to US basesIran has dismissed US accusations that it was responsible for a series of explosive drone attacks on the world’s largest petroleum processing facility in Saudi A...
04:48 2019-09-16

Saudi airline changes flight routes to avoid Iran’s airspace RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s state airline Saudia says it is rerouting flight paths to some Asian destinations in order to avoid Iranian airspace amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf. The statement Saturday evening follows...
09:32 2019-06-23

Missiles and drones that hit Saudi oil fields: Made in Iran, but fired by whom? Enlarge / Smoke billows from Saudi Aramco's oil processing plants in Abqaiq and Khurais, Saudi Arabia, after attacks on September 14—attacks that used drones and possibly cruise missiles built in Iran. (credit: Orbital Horizon/Copernicus Sentinel Dat...
06:00 2019-09-18

Russia has not been asked to mediate between Saudi Arabia and Iran: Kremlin The Kremlin said on Tuesday that it had not received a formal request from any party for Moscow to act as a mediator between Saudi Arabia and Iran following an attack on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure....
14:16 2019-09-17

Exclusive: Iran not 'drawing back' militarily after Saudi attack - U.S. admiral Iran has not drawn back to a less threatening military posture in the region following the Sept. 14 attack on Saudi Arabia, the top U.S. admiral in the Middle East told Reuters, suggesting persistent concern despite a lull in violence....
07:16 2019-10-05

Saudi Arabia to make ‘appropriate’ response if Iran found responsible in oil strike Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said a probe would prove that the Sept. 14 strikes came from the north and that Iran bore responsibility, a charge Tehran denies....
18:16 2019-09-21

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack came just hours before Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe landed in Tehran....
19:00 2019-06-12

Saudi Arabia displays recovered drones and missiles, points to Iran Saudi Arabia has displayed recovered evidence from the oil attack that it says points to Iran. It showed the wreckage of what it said were cruise missiles and drones....
04:48 2019-09-19

Iran rules out talks as Trump blames Tehran for Saudi oil attack Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out talks with Washington after President Donald Trump blamed Tehran for a crippling attack on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities....
17:00 2019-09-17

Saudi king: Iran-backed groups threaten global oil supplies Saudi Arabia's King Salman has warned that Iran's aggression is a "grave danger" to the security of maritime traffic. Iran said it regretted the king's "abuse" of his country's "privilege."...
11:16 2019-06-01

Saudi Arabia seeks action against Iran after oil attack, allies wary Saudi Arabia will seek to make a case at a global gathering in New York this week for concerted action to punish and deter arch-foe Iran after strikes on Saudi oil plants rattled global markets and exposed the kingdom's vulnerability to attack....
20:16 2019-09-22

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Princ...
04:16 2019-07-18

Media visit Saudi oil plant damaged in strike blamed on Iran Saudi Arabia on Friday took media on a tour of oil facilities damaged by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt equipment, as Tehran vowed wide retaliation if heightened tensions boil over into hostilities....
02:48 2019-09-21

Sankey: A potential response by Saudi Arabia against Iran would be 'horrific' for oil prices Paul Sankey, oil analyst at Mizuho, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss oil equities as tensions rise in the Middle East after Iran allegedly attacked Saudia Arabia oil facilities....
17:48 2019-09-18

Iran Leader Rules Out US Talks As Tensions Rise Over Saudi Attacks Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday ruled out negotiations with the US "at any level", as tensions mounted between the arch-foes after Washington blamed Tehran for attacks on Saudi oil installations....
00:00 2019-09-18

Senior U.S. senator: Saudi attack shows Iran seeks to 'sow instability' Senator Jim Risch, the Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, slammed Iran's government on Monday after Saturday's attack on Saudi oil facilities, saying it underscored "Iran's effort to sow instability throughout the Mid...
21:16 2019-09-16

Evidence points to Iran weapons used in Saudi strike, says alliance, as oil jumps An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said Washington was "locked and loaded" to hit back....
19:16 2019-09-16

‘Locked and Loaded,’ the U.S. Blames Iran for a Drone Attack Against Saudi Arabia. Here’s What to Know President Donald Trump says the United States is “locked and loaded” after an attack against oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, an American ally and a major producer of the world’s energy supply. A rebel group in Yemen claimed responsi...
13:16 2019-09-17

Saudi attack dampens faint chance of a Trump-Iran meeting Despite no specific evidence of Iranian involvement, the US treat Yemen’s Houthi rebels as tame creatures of TehranThe US secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s bald claim this weekend that Iran was responsible for the attack on the Saudi oilfields came wi...
04:48 2019-09-16

United States blames Iran for Saudi attacks, 'pretend' diplomacy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday accused Iran of leading an attack on Saudi oil plants that has impacted half the kingdom's output, as he ruled out Yemeni involvement and denounced Tehran for engaging in false diplomacy....
23:32 2019-09-14

Trump Orders Tighter Sanctions on Iran After Attack on Saudi Arabia (Bloomberg) –– U.S. President Donald Trump ordered tighter sanctions on Iran days after strikes on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil installation rattled energy markets and raised the specter of a slide toward regional war. “I have j...
19:48 2019-09-18

Saudi offers 'proof' of Iran's role in oil attack and urges US response Defence spokesman calls on ‘international community to hold Iran responsible’Saudi Arabia has ramped up the pressure on Donald Trump to respond to a devastating strike on two major oil installations, displaying drone and missile technology it insiste...
22:32 2019-09-18

U.S. envoy tells U.N. Security Council indications Iran behind Saudi oil attacks U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft told the Security Council on Monday that emerging information on attacks on Saudi oil facilities "indicates that responsibility lies with Iran" and that there is no evidence the attack came from Yemen...
19:16 2019-09-16

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil Saudi Arabia's King Salman said on Saturday that attacks on Saudi oil assets last month by Iran-backed groups are a threat to global oil supplies and regional security....
04:32 2019-06-01

Saudi king says Iran actions threaten regional, global security Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Gulf Arab meeting on Thursday that Iran's development of nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities threatened regional and global security....
00:48 2019-05-31

Saudi Arabia promises 'material evidence' linking Iran to oil attack Saudi Arabia said it would show evidence on Wednesday linking regional rival Tehran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry that Washington believes originated from Iran in a dangerous escalation of Middle East frictions....
10:32 2019-09-18

Iranian ship repaired in Saudi Arabia heads back to Iran An Iranian ship which had gone to Jeddah port in Saudi Arabia because of technical problems in May is heading back to Iran, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Saturday....
23:48 2019-07-20

Japan defense minister: Not aware of any Iran involvement in Saudi attacks Japan has not seen any intelligence that shows Iran was involved in the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, Japan's new defense chief said on Wednesday....
10:32 2019-09-18

Saudi king calls for firm Arab stance against threats from Iran Saudi Arabia convened emergency Arab summits on Thursday to deliver a strong message to Iran over regional security after recent attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
00:48 2019-05-31

Imran Khan In Tehran On Mission To "Facilitate" Iran-Saudi Talks Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran on Sunday on a mission to act as a "facilitator" between Tehran and Riyadh and try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf....
18:32 2019-10-13

Iran warns U.S. of response to any action over drone attacks on Saudi oil sites Iran warned the U.S. that any action taken against it following an attack on Saudi oil installations will ``immediately'' be met with a response from Tehran, its state-run news agency reported Wednesday....
12:32 2019-09-18

Saudi oil attack: Rouhani dismisses US claims of Iran role as 'slander' Iranian president says Houthis launched attack as warning to Saudis for starting Yemen warThe Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, has described American claims that Tehran was involved in the devastating attack on Saudi Arabian petroleum facilities as...
14:16 2019-09-18

Iran's Zarif rejects as 'distraction' U.S. accusations over Saudi attacks: ISNA Iran dismissed U.S. accusations over weekend attacks of Saudi Arabia's oil sites as a distraction from the realities in the Middle East, Iran's Students News Agency ISNA quoted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying on Wednesday....
15:32 2019-09-18

Saudi Arabia oil attack: Boris Johnson says UK believes Iran responsible En route to the UN general assembly in New York, prime minister raises possibility that the British military could become involvedThe UK now believes Iran was responsible for a major attack earlier this month on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, Boris Jo...
09:16 2019-09-23

Iran denies attacking Saudi oil sites but prepared for 'full-fledged war' Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels said they launched drones that struck the Saudi Arabian oil installations Saturday, disrupting crude oil output.        ...
21:00 2019-09-17

Scope, precision of Saudi oil attacks show Iran to blame: U.S. officials The scope and precision of drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities show they were launched from a west-northwest direction rather than from Yemen to the south, where Houthi rebels claimed responsibility, senior U.S. administration officials sai...
04:48 2019-09-16

European Leaders Blame Iran for Saudi Oil Attacks, Urge New Deal U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they continue to support the 2015 nuclear deal but said the time has come for Iran to start talks on a longer-term, more comprehensive agreem...
17:32 2019-09-24

Iran Denies Role In Saudi Attacks; Trump says US "Locked And Loaded" US President Donald Trump said Sunday that the United States was prepared to respond to the devastating attacks on two oil installations in Saudi Arabia that halved the state oil company's production......
08:32 2019-09-16

Oil prices see historic spike; Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi attack Weekend drone strikes on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure have effectively wiped out about 5 percent of the global daily production, sending oil prices skyrocketing to historic levels Monday....
06:00 2019-09-17

Drone attack on Saudi oil sites raises risks amid U.S.-Iran tension The attacks Saturday claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels resulted in “the temporary suspension of production operations” at the Abqaiq processing facility and the Khurais oil field, Riyadh said....
00:32 2019-09-16

US sends troops, air defense systems to Saudi Arabia to deter Iran attacks The U.S. is sending a Patriot missile battery, four ground-based radar systems, and 200 support troops to Saudi Arabia to deter Iran's increasingly aggressive behavior, officials announced Thursday....
04:32 2019-09-27

US shares info with Saudi Arabia that blames Iran for oil field attack: report Iran was the staging ground for the weekend attacks on the massive Saudi Arabia oil field, according to U.S. intelligence that was shared with the kingdom, a report said....
09:32 2019-09-17

U.S. Sanctions Iran's Central Bank, Says It Will Send Military Forces to Saudi Arabia The U.S. said it would send military forces and hardware to Gulf allies and moved to sever some of Iran’s last ties to world markets on Friday, while preparing to outline a case for international action next week when world leaders gather at the Unit...
12:16 2019-09-21

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran, Iraq demurs Saudi Arabia's king told an emergency Arab summit on Friday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets, as American officials said a U.S. military deployment had deterred Tehran....
04:00 2019-05-31

India Dials Saudi Arabia Over Rising Oil Prices As US-Iran Ties Worsen Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed concerns about rising crude oil prices to his Saudi Arabian counterpart, Khalid al-Falih, on Friday amid worsening US-Iranian tensions, a government......
21:16 2019-06-21

US dials back Iran rhetoric and seeks 'peaceful resolution' over Saudi attack Mike Pompeo says goal is to ‘get back on the diplomatic path’ following Trump’s remarks that the US was ‘locked and loaded’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has said Washington and its allies were seeking a “peaceful resolution” with Iran in th...
22:16 2019-09-19

Iran’s attack on Saudi Arabia revealed a glaring gap in American missile defenses The Iranian attack on Saudi oil facilities Sept. 14 pulled the curtain back on one of the Pentagon's inconvenient truths, namely that despite untold billions spent on missile defense, the United States does not have a reliable shield against low-flyi...
05:16 2019-10-04

Britain, France, Germany blame Iran for attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia Britain, France and Germany joined the United States on Monday in blaming Iran for attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, but the Iranian foreign minister pointed to claims of responsibility by Yemeni rebels and said: “If Iran were behind thi...
04:32 2019-09-25

Show "Proof, Documents" Iran Attacked Saudi Oil Facility: Hassan Rouhani Iranian President Hassan Rouhani challenged the US and others Thursday to provide evidence to back up their accusations that Tehran carried out this month's attack on a Saudi oil facility....
22:16 2019-09-26

Trump Orders Troops and Weapons to Saudi Arabia in Message of Deterrence to Iran The announcement came five days after Mr. Trump said his desire to end America’s “endless wars” led him to pull back troops from the Syria-Turkey border....
15:16 2019-10-12

Britain, France and Germany Join U.S. in Blaming Iran for Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities (UNITED NATIONS) — Britain, France and Germany joined the United States on Monday in blaming Iran for attacks on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, but the Iranian foreign minister pointed to claims of responsibility by Yemeni rebels and said:...
05:16 2019-09-24

Evidence points to Iran involvement in attack, says Saudi alliance, as oil prices soar An attack on Saudi Arabia that triggered the biggest jump in oil prices in almost 30 years was carried out with Iranian weapons, a Saudi-led coalition said on Monday, as President Donald Trump said the United States was "locked and loaded" to hit bac...
21:16 2019-09-16

Iran denies claim that it was behind Saudi drone attacks, threatens missile strikes Iran on Sunday denied US claims that it was behind the drone attacks on oil facilities that knocked out half of Saudi Arabia’s output even as a top commander in the Revolutionary Guard threatened to strike American bases in the Middle East with...
02:32 2019-09-16

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
16:48 2019-06-16

Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil Known for acting on impulse, President Donald Trump has adopted an uncharacteristically go-slow approach over whether to hold Iran responsible for attacks on Saudi oil facilities, showing little enthusiasm for confrontation as he seeks re-election ne...
05:00 2019-09-18

US briefing: Iran strikes 'cancelled', arms sales to Saudi and ethical investment Friday’s top story: Trump gave initial approval for retaliatory strikes against Iran but pulled back, according to reports. Plus, the Senate votes to block arms sales to Saudi ArabiaSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning,...
14:00 2019-06-21

Macron worried attack on Saudi oil may hurt moves to ease U.S.-Iran crisis: diplomats An attack on Saudi oil installations that halted half the kingdom's output could harm French diplomacy meant to avert feared U.S.-Iranian conflict, diplomats said after President Emmanuel Macron's top envoy held talks in Saudi Arabia....
17:00 2019-09-17

Saudi Arabia says firm Arab stand needed to deter Iran — but Iraq objects Saudi Arabia's King Salman told an emergency Arab summit on Thursday that decisive action was needed to stop Iranian "escalations" in the region following attacks on Gulf oil assets....
14:00 2019-05-31

Saudi Arabia united the Arab world against Iran. That means conflict could be one step closer King Salman of Saudi Arabia has pulled off in Mecca what many had thought unlikely -- getting 20 or so disparate Arab nations to unite in a common position against Iran. It is a milepost on a road that may yet lead to regional conflict....
22:16 2019-05-31

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
23:00 2019-05-24

US blames Iran for strikes on Saudi oil sites: 'Unprecedented attack on world's energy supply' Yemen's Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for the attacks, which created a huge fire at a processor essential to global energy supplies....
00:16 2019-09-15

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
01:48 2019-05-25

‘Ready to spend our national strength’: Iran’s Rouhani warns Saudi Arabia could see more attacks Saudi Arabia is still vulnerable to attacks like the recent strike against a pair of oil facilities, an Iranian official warned after rebuffing any negotiations with the United States....
22:00 2019-09-25

Damage from Iran-linked drone attack on Saudi oil facility captured in satellite images Saudi oil sites attacked on Saturday -- in a drone assault linked to Iran -- were seen to have sustained damage after satellite images released Sunday captured char marks and smoke billowing from the world’s largest oil processing facility....
19:16 2019-09-16

Britian's Johnson blames Iran for attack on Saudi oil facilities, could join US military effort British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday blamed Iran for the recent attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia and said that the U.K. would consider taking part in  U.S.-led military actions to support Saudi defenses....
12:48 2019-09-23

US to send 1,800 troops, dozens of fighter jets to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions Roughly 1,800 U.S. service members, as well as several dozen fighter jets and other air defense implements, will be sent to Saudi Arabia to help protect the Kingdom amid heightened tensions with Iran, the Pentagon announced Friday....
06:48 2019-10-12

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
13:16 2019-06-13

Explosion sets Iran-owned oil tanker on fire near Saudi port city: ISNA An explosion has set an Iranian oil tanker on fire near the Saudi port city of Jeddah, Iran's Students News Agency ISNA reported on Friday, adding that experts believed it was a "terrorist attack"....
08:00 2019-10-11

Oil jumps 2.4% as new Saudi minister commits to output cuts, Netanyahu calls for action against Iran Oil prices rose on Monday after the new Saudi energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, confirmed expectations that there would be no radical change in his country's oil policy....
21:16 2019-09-09

Pentagon chief blames Iran for 'unprecedented attack' on Saudi oil facilities as military considers options Secretary of Defense Mark Esper blamed Iran for a series of coordinated attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities following a meeting at the White House to brief President Trump on the situation, saying that the Pentagon was considering its options....
18:00 2019-09-17

Iran tensions: 1,500 US troops head to Middle East as Trump seals $7bn Saudi arms sale White House downplays prospect of conflict but blames Iran for tanker bombings and Iraq attackThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said is an e...
21:48 2019-05-25

The latest Iran-Saudi flare-up exposes Trump's bankrupt Middle East policy | Michael H Fuchs End support for the war in Yemen, change the relationship with Saudi Arabia, and talk to Iran – the answers for the US are clear The fact that the United States is up in arms over an attack with no reported casualties on an oil refinery in Saudi Arab...
22:32 2019-09-18

| US points to Iran over Saudi strike | Thunberg gets climate honour: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike | Teen activist Thunberg receives Conscience Award; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
13:48 2019-09-17

Prince George Looks So Grown-Up in Family Photo With Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis Prince George turned 6 years old on Monday and received well-wishes from royal admirers near and far. One of these celebratory messages came from Domhnall--the mascot of the Irish Guards.......
20:48 2019-07-22

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry anger fans over Prince George birthday wish Meghan Markle and Prince Harry drew the ire of the royal fanbase on Monday over their birthday wish to nephew Prince George, who turned 6 on July 22....
13:16 2019-07-24

How Kate Middleton and Prince William Are Really Getting Prince George Ready to Be King One day, everything that the light touches, will belong to him. Wait, that's The Lion King, but Prince George's birthright--reign over the United Kingdom and, as of now, 16......
12:32 2019-07-22

Teacher at Prince George's School Is Engaged to Prince William's Friend Prince George...the matchmaker? Lucy Lanigan-O'Keeffe, the assistant head teacher at Thomas' Battersea School in southwest London, where the 5-year-old royal is enrolled, is......
20:32 2019-06-23

Donald Trump Trolled After Calling Prince Charles "Prince Of Whales" US President Donald Trump's erratic spelling habits on Twitter spouted again Thursday when he wrote about having recently met with the "Prince of Whales."...
07:00 2019-06-14

Royal Fans Have Some Thoughts on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Birthday Wish to Prince William A royal birthday wish blunder? The Internet seems to think so. Today marks Prince William's 37th birthday and while royal fans are celebrating the Duke of Cambridge, they're also......
20:16 2019-06-21

Prince George Is the Cutest Soccer Fan on Family Outing With Prince William and Kate Middleton Like father, like son! Prince William and Kate Middleton brought their two eldest kids, Prince George, 6, and Princess Charlotte, 4, to a soccer game to cheer on the Duke of......
01:16 2019-10-06

Fans Aren't Happy About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Birthday Wish for Prince George Happy birthday, Prince George! Prince William and Kate Middleton's eldest child turned 6 years old on Monday. While the royal received several well-wishes from fans across the globe,......
19:00 2019-07-22

Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis Are Clearly the Most Amusing Spectacle at the Trooping the Colour 2019 The children of the British royal family may have stolen the thunder from their great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, at her own parade. Happy Birthday to Her Majesty The Queen! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince George, Princess Charlotte...
22:32 2019-06-08

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to formally split from charity partnership with Prince William and Kate The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are to formally split from their joint charity with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and set up their own foundation, the Royal Foundation has said....
14:32 2019-06-20

Meghan Markle Gets 38th Birthday Tributes From Prince Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton Happy birthday, Meghan Markle! The Duchess of Sussex turned 38 on Sunday, which marks her first birthday as a mom. The mother of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor received sweet......
05:16 2019-08-05

Why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are Leaving the Charity They Share With Prince William and Kate Middleton Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex are leaving the charity they share with Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. “The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will establish their own new charitable fo...
05:48 2019-06-21

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s ‘detrimental’ behavior ‘might bother’ Prince William, claims royal expert One royal expert suggested Prince William is worried that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have “snubbed protocol” in a way that has negatively impacted the British royal family....
16:32 2019-08-20

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Split From Joint Charity With Prince William and Kate Middleton: Reports It looks like another royal breakup is on the horizon, which could spell the end of the "Fab Four." Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expected to break away from the Royal......
21:48 2019-05-31

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Join Prince William and Kate Middleton for Powerful Mental Health PSA The family that works together, stays together. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are joining forces with Prince William and Kate Middleton for a good cause. While the royal family members......
07:48 2019-10-07

Prince William and Kate Middleton Fly Commercial Amid Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Private Jet Drama Just days after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle came under fire over their private jet journey, Prince William and Kate Middleton were spotted taking a commercial flight to Scotland. The......
22:48 2019-08-22

Kate Middleton, Prince William 'hardly knew' Meghan Markle ahead of Prince Harry wedding, royal expert says A royal expert claims that the alleged feud between Prince William and Prince Harry was spawned when the Duke of Cambridge and Kate Middleton were shocked at the speed with which Harry moved in his relationship with Meghan Markle....
18:48 2019-08-18

Has Halle Bailey’s Prince Been Found? Singer Harry Styles Is Said to Be Disney’s Pick to Play Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid Word has it that singer Harry Styles of boy band One Direction fame is in talks to be cast as Prince Eric to Halle Bailey’s Ariel in the Disney live-action remake of The Little Mermaid....
06:48 2019-07-17

Iran denies attacking Saudi oil sites but prepared for 'full-fledged war' Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels said they launched drones that struck the Saudi Arabian oil installations Saturday, disrupting crude oil output.        ...
04:16 2019-09-16

Saudi drone attack: Donald Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' if Iran is behind oil attacks Donald Trump has said the US is "locked and loaded" and ready to respond to drone attacks on an oil facility in Saudi Arabia, saying officials already knew who was behind them....
09:32 2019-09-16

How to Use 'Affect' Versus 'Effect' Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are similar; even their pronunciation is nearly the same. But one of them causes something and the other ...
22:16 2019-07-19

Iran seizes vessel in Gulf 'for smuggling diesel fuel' amid heightened Saudi tensions Iran's Revolutionary Guards have reportedly seized a vessel in the Gulf for allegedly smuggling 250,000 litres of diesel fuel to the United Arab Emirates....
20:16 2019-09-16

Vlad Jr. Versus Joc Pederson Was The Coolest The second round of the 2019 MLB Home Run Derby was, dare I say, the very coolest sequence in the history of the event. Pete Alonso beating Ronald Acuña Jr. on his final swing was very cool, but the real show was the insane dong-off between Vladimir ...
07:48 2019-07-09

Apple Versus Google: Who's Winning the App War? Picking a smartphone to accompany you through life isn’t just about choosing between iOS and Android: It’s also about deciding which apps you’re going to pick for your emails, your driving directions, your music and so on. Having used both sets of na...
20:48 2019-06-19

The 'people versus parliament' narrative Adam Boulton and guests examine the bombshell announcement in the Supreme Court and the subsequent ill-tempered fall out in the House of Commons as Boris Johnson clings to his authority....
21:48 2019-09-26

Ingraham on AOC's America versus Trump's Fox News' Laura Ingraham compared and contrasted the Democratic Party of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and President Trump Tuesday, giving a preview of the America voters must choose between in November of 2020....
11:32 2019-07-17

Comparison Shop for Literally Anything Using 'Versus' Versus is a tiny website that does a tiny thing, and it does it very well. Enter a product or service—or anything at all—and Versus will tell you the alternatives. Search for Photoshop, and you’ll get comparable Adobe products Lightroom and Illustrat...
20:01 2019-06-21

Prince William, Kate visit royal baby Archie, Prince Charles to visit this week Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor is a hit with royal relatives: The queen met him first; Prince William and Kate followed Tuesday, and grandpa Prince Charles will see him soon.        ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Prince Philip advised Prince Harry not to marry Markle because ‘one doesn’t marry’ actresses: report Prince Philip advised Harry to be careful in his wooing of Meghan, telling him: “One steps out with actresses, one doesn’t marry them”, it is claimed....
10:48 2019-06-17

Chevrolet Camaro versus Ford Mustang: Who Ya Got? It’s a battle as old as time itself: who is the master of American muscle? Which is the fastest, baddest, sexiest machine? Is it the Ford Mustang? Or are you siding with the Chevy Camaro?...
01:48 2019-06-28

Serena versus Sharapova to headline Day One at U.S. Open There will be no shortage of big-name players in action when the U.S. Open begins on Monday but the talk around New York for days has centered around the marquee matchup between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova....
01:16 2019-08-26

Markets Weigh Up Draghi Versus Trump European monetary policy erupted into a war of words. For now, markets seem to be listening most closely to European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi....
19:00 2019-06-18

Tim Tebow strikes out versus position player Tim Tebow has struggled with the Syracuse Mets, but this could be a new low. Tebow, who is hitting .156 with the Mets’ Triple-A squad, struck out looking against Jordan Peterson, a position player, during the team’s 16-2 blowout win over ...
08:32 2019-05-29

It's not just Federer versus Nadal: Previewing the men's semi slugfests For only the fifth time in the Open Era, the top four men's seeds are in the French Open semifinals. We break down what to expect from these two blockbuster matchups....
02:48 2019-06-07

Mamata Banerjee Versus IT Department On Durga Puja Tax West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today hit out at the Income Tax department over its denial on levying taxes on the state's Durga Puja committees....
22:16 2019-08-13

U.S. Versus China: A New Era of Great Power Competition, but Without Boundaries Under President Trump, national security concerns over China’s rise have bled into trade and economic policy, and some officials see a long ideological struggle unfolding....
18:48 2019-06-27

It’s still Federer-Nadal-Djokovic versus the field in US Open Andy Roddick says he “wonders” sometimes if he retired too soon seven years ago at age 30. After all, he’s seen the “Big 3’’ continue their excellence well into their 30s. But then Roddick returns to reality. He realizes this trio — Roger Federer, No...
03:48 2019-08-23

Five things Jets need to see in preseason clash versus Saints The Jets will get a final preseason look at their starters Saturday night when they host the Saints at MetLife Stadium. It will be one last chance to work out the glitches and get everyone together with the season opener against the Bills coming just...
09:16 2019-08-24

Acura Integra Type R versus Toyota Celica GT-S: Who Ya Got? It’s time to look to the Japanese import world for our next head-to-head battle, yet another one steeped in the kind of rivalry only fun, affordable cars can create. Buckle up, Jalops. Today we’re looking at the legendary battle between the Acura Int...
15:32 2019-06-28

U.S. must shore up defense to have any chance versus Tonga, says coach Coach Gary Gold said his team will need to tighten up their defense considerably if the United States are to have any chance of leaving the World Cup with a rare win after they were walloped 47-17 by Argentina on Wednesday....
13:16 2019-10-09

C.J. Mosley among hobbled Jets unlikely to play versus Patriots Even at full strength, the Jets would have been major underdogs Sunday afternoon against the Patriots, and for the second straight week it seems unlikely Adam Gase’s team will be close to whole. Outside linebacker Jordan Jenkins (calf) was ruled out ...
14:16 2019-09-21

The New Pay Gap: What Firms Report Paying CEOs Versus What They Take Home Big companies tend to pay their chief executives big bucks. Less widely known: Many of those CEOs wind up receiving much more, often well after the compensation is initially disclosed....
19:48 2019-08-25

The Magical Message of Merlin Versus Modern Materialism Approaching a subject such as lore about Merlin the Magician is to engage an old, old story that has been cast in poetry, history, music, art, and literature.  ...
05:00 2019-06-18

Aston: WEC set for "David versus Goliath" clash in 2020/21 Aston Martin is billing its battle with Toyota in the new hypercar concept class of the World Endurance Championship from 2020/21 as a "David versus Goliath" clash...
04:32 2019-06-15

11 differences between raising kids in a big city versus the suburbs Getty Images Raising children is expensive no matter what, but whether parents decide to raise them in a city or a suburb can impact the cost significantly. Besides the cost, major differences between raising children in cities and suburbs include ...
19:48 2019-10-14

MLB roundup: Yanks make HR history versus squabbling O's Gio Urshela and Kyle Higashioka both homered twice, and Cameron Maybin added one as the visiting New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 14-2 on Wednesday night....
09:48 2019-08-08

Mamata Banerjee Versus BJP Plays Out In Bengal Doctors Strike The furore over junior doctors' strike in Bengal following violence at a government hospital has taken a political turn, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleging that it is the result of a......
14:00 2019-06-13

Apple's iPhone sales miss estimates, down 12% versus last year Apple's iPhone revenue came in at $25.99 billion in fiscal Q3 2019, down from $29.4 billion in the year-ago quarter and missing Wall Street estimates....
17:48 2019-07-31

Amazon versus Africa forest fires: Is the world really ablaze? Forests in the African tropics also catch fire. But, from an ecological point of view, the situations in Africa and South America are very different and cannot always be compared....
21:48 2019-08-30

Feds advised to focus on ‘us’ instead of ‘us-versus-them’ narrative to counter populism A briefing note prepared for the senior civil servants warned that if only "marginalized populations are considered,'' the result would be that "others feel as if they do no matter.''...
15:00 2019-08-08

CBOE Futures Exchange October Volume Up 88% Versus Year Ago CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that October 2011 total trading volume and average daily volume (ADV) rose 88 percent versus a year ago. Trading volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Inde...
12:32 2019-05-23

Notre Dame will prove its doubters wrong versus Georgia It’s often said that every time Notre Dame takes on elite teams — Clemson, Alabama and other SEC powers — the Fighting Irish get embarrassed. Brian Kelly is a good coach, but he’s not a heavyweight contender, right? Two years ago as a freshman, quart...
01:00 2019-09-22

It's connected devices versus consoles at biggest e-games convention Connected devices are challenging consoles at the world's largest online gaming fair, as hundreds of thousands of fans jostle to see top e-sports stars in action and give feedback that can decide whether a new release is a hit or a flop....
01:48 2019-08-21