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Houthi fighters pose on an alleged captured Saudi vehicle after an attack near the border with Saudi Arabia's southern region of Najran in Yemen, in this still image taken from video on September 29, 2019.

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.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes part in a meeting with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on September 18, 2019.

Just 13% of Americans would support US military going to war over Saudi oil field attack

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.
Smoke is seen following a fire at an Aramco factory in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday.

China could be the biggest loser from the Saudi Arabia 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.
Official spokesperson for the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, Colonel Turki Al-Malki speaks during a news conference, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on September 16, 2019.

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.

Attack that wiped out half of Saudi Arabia’s oil production came from Iran, US official says

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.
Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani and President Donald Trump

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.
An MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted drone aircraft performs aerial maneuvers over Creech Air Force Base

Another US combat drone has been shot out of the sky over war-torn Yemen

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.
A still from a behind-the-scenes video of ISIS recruits in Yemen reaffirming their vows.

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.