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Donald Trump

President Donald Trump
The nation's 45th president

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  • *Washington blames Iran for attack. DUBAI, Sept 15- Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting global energy supplies and warned on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were in range of its missiles. Yemen's Iran- aligned Houthi group claimed responsibility for...

  • *Washington blames Iran for attack, Tehran dismisses claim. DUBAI, Sept 15- Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that disrupted world oil production and warned on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were in range of its missiles. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there was no...

  • 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. Yemen's Iran- aligned Houthi group claimed credit for the attacks on two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry,...

  • *Yemen group says attacks Aramco plants in Abqaiq and Khurais. *U.S. blames Iran for Saudi attacks,' pretend' diplomacy. RIYADH/ DUBAI/ LONDON, Sept 14- Yemen's Iran- aligned Houthi group said it attacked two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry on Saturday, knocking out more than half the Kingdom's output, in a move expected to send oil prices soaring and...

  • 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. Yemen's Iran- aligned Houthi group claimed credit for the attacks on two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil industry,...

  • Saudi Arabia has yet to comment on the extent of damage on its oil production but industry sources have said some 5-6 million barrels per day or 5-6% of global supply have been affected. Saudi Arabia, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries' de-facto leader and largest producer, has been long seen as the custodian of the world's spare oil capacity.

  • 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. "Tehran is behind nearly 100 attacks on Saudi Arabia while Rouhani and Zarif pretend to engage in diplomacy," Pompeo said in a Twitter...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- The White House said on Saturday that the United States was committed to keeping oil markets well-supplied in the wake of an attack on Saudi Arabian oil plants by Yemen's Iran- aligned Houthi group. "The United States strongly condemns today's attack on critical energy infrastructure," White House spokesman Judd Deere said in a statement.

  • In this image from video released by the CIA on Nov. 1, 2017, Hamza bin Laden is shown at his wedding.

    U.S. officials learned that Hamza bin Laden was dead in July. He was killed sometime during the first two years of Trump's presidency, but details on the strike are still unclear.

  • *China announces tariff exemptions, Trump open to interim deal. NEW YORK, Sept 13- The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly on Friday but less than 1% below its all-time high as a drop in Apple stock countered cooling U.S.- China trade tensions. Beijing announced it would exempt some U.S. agricultural products from additional tariffs after President Donald Trump...

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