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The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels claim to have killed 500 Saudi-led coalition troops and captured thousands more in major victory
If true, the Houthi victory would mark another major setback for Saudi Arabia in the wake of the recent drone and missile attacks on its oil sites.
There's not significant support the for the US involving itself in a Saudi war or taking military action on its behalf as a result of the oil attack.
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 US is blaming Iran for devastating strikes in Saudi Arabia as tensions with Tehran rise again after a stressful summer
The Trump administration has blamed Iran for the attack, and at least one Republican lawmaker has already called for retaliation against Iran.
This marks the second time in three months the US has lost a drone over Yemen, and the US suspects an Iranian-backed rebel group is behind the attack.
Bloopers from an ISIS propaganda video shows a recruit’s pledge of allegiance get drowned out by birds, then ruined when he forgets his lines
The video shows recruits in Yemen trying to pledge allegiance to ISIS in 2017, years before its collapse. They fail, due to nature and incompetence.