Middle East

'All-out war': Iran warns Saudi and US not to attack

In an interview, Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran 'won't blink' to defend itself but doesn't want war after oil attacks.

Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warns of 'all-out war'

Saudi Arabia

US supports Saudi 'right to defend itself': Pompeo

In meeting with Mohammed bin Salman, the secretary of state said Iran's behaviour would 'not be tolerated'.

US supports Saudi 'right to defend itself': Pompeo

Middle East

Oil attacks 'unquestionably sponsored by Iran': Saudi Arabia

Defence ministry says no way attacks were launched from Yemen but Houthi rebels boast drones can easily fly 700km.

Oil attacks 'unquestionably sponsored by Iran': Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Saudi oil attacks an 'act of war': Pompeo

The US secretary of state, who is in Jeddah, again places blame for the Saudi oil attacks on Iran.

Saudi oil attacks an 'act of war': Pompeo

AJ IMPACT

Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudis show attack evidence

Iran again denies involvement in Saudi oil attacks as Riyadh presents 'material evidence' from its inquiry.

Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudis show attack evidence

AJ Impact

Saudi Arabia signals resilience as it presses on with Aramco IPO

Aramco attacks exposed vulnerabilities in kingdom's oil infrastructure, but officials say revenues are not impacted.

Saudi Arabia signals resilience as it presses on with Aramco IPO

Middle East

Pompeo in Saudi to discuss response to attack as tensions rise

Top US diplomat to meet Saudi crown prince as Iran warns it would respond to any action against it.

Pompeo in Saudi to discuss response to attack as tensions rise

Jamal Khashoggi

Saudi Arabia sold building where Khashoggi was killed: Report

Turkish broadcaster says consular building in Istanbul was sold for as little as a third of value more than a month ago.

Saudi Arabia sold building where Khashoggi was killed: Report

AJ Impact

Oil extends losses as Saudi looks to restore output by Sept-end

But financial markets are likely to be more cautious about geopolitical tensions in Middle East, analysts say.

Oil extends losses as Saudi looks to restore output by Sept-end

Middle East

Saudi oil attacks: Pence repeats Trump's 'locked and loaded' line

US vice president says Pompeo heading to Saudi Arabia, US 'evaluating evidence' following attacks on Saudi oil plants.

Saudi oil attacks: Pence repeats Trump's 'locked and loaded' line

AJ Impact

Saudis say full oil output to be restored by end of month

Oil prices fall on news that full output is on track to return faster than was first thought.

Saudis say full oil output to be restored by end of month

Middle East

Saudi oil strikes: Will Gulf 'powder-keg' detonate?

As questions swirl over the Saudi oil attacks, all eyes are on the Middle East to see if tensions finally boil over.

Saudi oil strikes: Will Gulf 'powder-keg' detonate?

AJ Impact

Saudi Aramco pursues IPO planning despite attack damage doubts

Industry sources working on oil giant's IPO tell Reuters there has been no communication from Aramco on any delay.

Saudi Aramco pursues IPO planning despite attack damage doubts

AJ Impact

Saudi Aramco to meet oil commitment to Asian refiners: Report

Several Asian refineries to receive full allocated volumes of crude despite Saudi Aramco attacks, sources tell Reuters.

Saudi Aramco to meet oil commitment to Asian refiners: Report

Middle East

Trump says he would 'certainly like to avoid' war with Iran

Trump says it 'certainly' looks like Iran was behind Saudi Arabia oil plants attacks, but US wants 'definitive' proof.

Trump says he would 'certainly like to avoid' war with Iran