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The Saudis say these cruise missile parts from the oil plant attacks are ‘undeniable’ proof of Iran’s secret hand
At a press conference on Wednesday, the Saudi defense ministry presented its evidence that Iran played a role in last weekends attacks.
An expert told Business Insider that China has been the largest buyer of Saudi oil since 2009 and could be most impacted by a halt to oil exports.
The US is building a case against Iran in the attacks on Saudi Arabia, but Trump is in no rush to act
The US is publicly and in leaks to the press making the case that Iran struck Saudi oil sites, but it remains unclear what the next step will be.
Iran could be risking war over the Saudi oil fields because it deliberately wants to spike up the price of oil
If Iran was responsible for the shocking attack, it falls in line with a pattern of dangerous escalations to harm the US for its harsh sanctions.
Saudi Arabia says Iranian weapons were used in attacks on oil plants and that the attacks did not originate in Yemen
Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack, but the US and Saudi Arabia are disputing that.
A senior US official told Reuters the attack on two Saudi oil facilities appears to have come from the direction of Iran, not the Yemeni Houthi group that claimed it.
The Houthi rebels from Yemen, who are backed by Iran, attacked an airport in Abha, Saudi Arabia. They have been fighting an Arab coalition since 2015.
Yemeni civilians are caught in the crossfire in this proxy war between Saudi Arabia and Iran. These are the major players fueling the brutal war.
Israel frequently strikes Iranian targets in Syria. Iranian forces in Syria and its partners in the region frequently fire missiles at Israel.
On Sunday, the Saudi Royal Navy said it intercepted two boats laden with explosives traveling toward the country's major port of Jazan, located north of Yemen.