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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks about the coronavirus during news conference at the State Department in Washington on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. (Kevin Lamarque/Pool Photo via AP)
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May 18, 2020 - 2:23 pm
Congressional Democrats say the State Department watchdog fired by President Donald Trump last week was investigating possible impropriety in a massive arms sales to Saudi Arabia last year.
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March 27, 2020 - 4:00 pm
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Jeff Katz
November 07, 2019 - 5:05 pm
The FBI has charged two former Twitter employees with spying for Saudi Arabia after an investigation by the Bureau found they accessed private user information and looked into accounts of people that criticized the Saudi government, Breitbart News reports. Prosecutors filed a complaint claiming the...
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October 11, 2019 - 3:42 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is deploying dozens more fighter jets and additional air defenses to Saudi Arabia, beefing up efforts to defend the kingdom against Iran even as President Donald Trump repeatedly insists that America must get out of endless Middle East...
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September 21, 2019 - 7:56 am
By AMIR VAHDAT Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and "any scenario," its chief commander said Saturday, as the country's nuclear deal with world powers collapses and the U.S. alleged Iran was behind a weekend attack on major oil sites in...
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September 21, 2019 - 7:29 am
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military...
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September 18, 2019 - 6:18 pm
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia spent billions to protect a kingdom built on oil but could not stop the suspected Iranian drone and missile attack, exposing gaps that even America's most advanced weaponry failed to fill. In addition to deciding whether...
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September 17, 2019 - 3:30 pm
By AYA BATRAWY and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's energy minister said Tuesday that more than half of its daily crude oil production that was knocked out by a weekend attack had been restored and that full production is expected by the end of the...
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Jeff Katz
September 16, 2019 - 2:44 pm
President Donald Trump assured Americans there would be "plenty of oil" after the drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil production facilities. The president authorized the release of strategic oil reserves in order to keep the American oil market "well-supplied." ....sufficient to keep the markets...
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Jeff Katz
September 16, 2019 - 11:48 am
According to Bloomberg, the recent drone strike on Saudi Arabian oil production facilities was worst fears come true for those monitoring threats to the United States. The small, inexpensive drones that were reportedly used in the strike are able to fly long distances, evade air defense systems and...
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