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In Saudi Arabia, criticism of Crown Prince grows after Saudi oil attack

Some members of Saudi Arabia’s ruling family and business elite have expressed frustration with the leadership of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, following the largest-ever attack on the kingdom’s oil infrastructure last month. It has sparked concern among several prominent

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Saudi crown prince: Iran needs to be deterred but not by war 

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince warned in an interview broadcast yesterday 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

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Pompeo: We don’t want war with Iran, just don’t test our patience

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 defence,” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said yesterday. Speaking to Fox News, Pompeo added

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Petronas enhancing security at facilities after Saudi oil attacks

KUALA LUMPUR: Petronas is planning to enhance security at its critical oil facilities following the recent attacks on two major facilities run by Saudi Arabia’s state oil giant, Saudi Aramco. Petronas president and group CEO Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin said

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US: Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran

WASHINGTON/DUBAI: The US believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a US official told Reuters yesterday, an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East. Three officials, speaking to Reuters on

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Analysts: Malaysia will benefit from oil price rise

KUALA LUMPUR:  Malaysia is one of the few Asian countries that will benefit from the spike in oil prices in the aftermath of the attack on Saudi Arabia’s petroleum facilities that knocked out more than five percent of global supply

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Trump on Saudi oil facilities attack: I don’t want a war

WASHINGTON/DUBAI: US President Donald Trump said yesterday that it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not want to go to war, as the attacks sent oil prices soaring and raised

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