US satellites spotted Iran preparing drones and missiles ahead of attacks on Saudi oil facilities, Pentagon officials say

Map. History of Iran conflict

15 December 2019
Iranian news agency: Rouhani may not participate in meetings of the United Nations General Assembly if the United States does not issue a visa for him in the coming hours
Iran's President @HassanRouhani blamed the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Israel and other countries for starting war in the region
2 month ago
Khamenei: In a few minutes: Statements in the ceremony of honoring Iraqi mawkib organizers of Arbaeen who host and welcome ImamHussain's (a.s.) pilgrims
Iranian Defense Minister: Tehran has no role in attacking Saudi facilities
Rouhani: Washington accuses us of involvement in attacks on Saudi facilities aimed at increasing pressure
2 month ago
CNN: Missiles failed to hit Aramco targets revealed source of launch
Iranian defense minister denies ties to Aramco attacks
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Saudi Arabia should see attack on oil facilities as a warning to end its Yemen war
2 month ago
Saudi ambassador to London says attack on its oil facilities almost certainly carried out by Iran
SPUR71 up B52´s FUSTY01/02 (?) ready to cross the pond2 month ago
SPUR71 up B52´s FUSTY01/02 (?) ready to cross the pond
Saudi Arabia announces joining the International Coalition for the Safety and Protection of Maritime Navigation and ensuring the safety of sea lanes
The U.S. Military has triggered a massive surge of its wartime sealift ships
US satellites spotted Iran preparing drones and missiles ahead of attacks on Saudi oil facilities, Pentagon officials say
KRG Minister of Peshmerga meets with Iran's Consul General in Erbil
"The administration needs to brief Congress fully and if the president is considering military options, his first stop must be Capitol Hill, not Riyadh," says @RepEliotEngel, chairman of @HouseForeign
2 month ago
British Prime Minister stresses to the Saudi Crown Prince the importance of a collective response to attacks on Saudi oil facilities
Secretary of State Pompeo flying to Saudi Arabia to meet Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Wednesday following attack on Kingdom's oil facilities. Pompeo also going to Abu Dhabi to meet UAE Prince Mohammed bin Zayed: State Dept. statement
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 27km SE of Paynjuwayn, Iraq
Senate Democrat leader Chuck Schumer says we will receive secret briefing tomorrow on recent attacks on Saudi Arabia
US embassy to Germany says Iran trade conference taking place in Berlin is terror funding2 month ago
US embassy to Germany says Iran trade conference taking place in Berlin is terror funding
Pentagon prepares to release report on Aramco attacks within 48 hours: Bloomberg
Saudi Energy Minister: All international parties will be informed of who is responsible for the attack after investigation
Saudi Minister of Energy: attack on Aramco is not covered by insurance companies because it is "an act of war"
Saudi Energy Minister: Saudi production capacity will return to 11 million barrels per day by the end of September
Saudi Energy Minister: We are working to find out the mastermind behind the attack on Aramco and its participants
Trump: I am not looking to meet Rouhani on the sidelines of UN meetings
Top US general- Chairman Joseph Dunford- says US provided forensic support to the Saudis for attack
Dunford- says Centcom is providing expertise to the Saudis and confirmed we have a team in the ground at the oil field breaking
President hasn't asked for any action but planning yet on Saudi situation, says Dunford
Dunford on what's next in mideast Gen Mackenzie hasn't asked for more forces. US established force protection for deterrence in May
We are letting the Saudis make an assessment, says Dunford on the attack on the oilfield over the weekend
Aramco: It took us less than 7 hours to put out the fires after the attacks
Saudi Minister of Energy: Attacks on oil facilities and international shipping lines affect all countries, whether developing or advanced
Saudi Energy Minister: attack on Aramco led to the interruption of 5 million and 700 thousand barrels per day of crude oil
"Iran continues to violate int'l norms & instead has chosen to promote instability & danger" per SecDef @EsperDoD at top of mtg with Bahrain's Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa. Esper also thanked Bahrain for working with US to "deter further provocative acts by Iran"
Iranian proxies have not been deterred from attacks on Saudi Arabia, this looked different from previous Houthi attacks. Dunford says to reporters
Macron worried attack on Saudi oil may hurt moves to ease U.S.-Iran crisis: diplomats
The US has identified the exact locations in Iran from which a combination of more than 20 drones and cruise missiles was launched against the Saudi oil facilities—from southern Iran at the northern end of the Persian Gulf, per a Sr. US official to @CBSDavidMartin @CBSNews
2 month ago
Khamenei: No negotiation will take place between the officials of the Islamic Republic and the U.S. at any level, whether in New York or anywhere else
Pence: Iran is the world's largest state sponsor of terrorism and the greatest threat to stability and security in the region
Cruise missiles used in attack on Saudi Arabia: US official
Pence: Pompeo will discuss in Saudi Arabia "ways to respond" to the Aramco attack
Pence: Our intelligence is reviewing all the evidence in the Aramco attacks
Pence: Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia today in the wake of Aramco attack
Vice President Mike Pence: The US military is ready after the attacks on Saudi Arabia
The @DOTMARAD, in conjunction with @MSCSealift and @US_TRANSCOM, has ordered a no-notice turbo activation of between 23 to 25 ships from the 46 ship Ready Reserve Force. This is the largest activation since 40 ships were used in Op Iraqi Freedom in 2003
USAF C130J TORQE97 tracking over the Gulf2 month ago
USAF C130J TORQE97 tracking over the Gulf
Kuwait Foreign Minister: Armed forces must be ready to face any destabilizing events of security and stability
Houthi spokesman for the Al Jazeera: There are no red lines in front of us and we will target all countries involved in war in Yemen
Spokesman for the Houthis: It is time for Saudi Arabia to realize that its bet on US protection is a losing bet
Saudi Cabinet: This act of aggression is an extension of previous attacks on Aramco with Iranian weapons
Houthi spokesman: The coming defensive operations will be harsher and more painful if the aggression and siege continue
Saudi Council of Ministers: This unprecedented aggression threatens international peace and security
King Salman: Saudi Arabia will defend its territory and facilities, whatever the source of these attacks
Egypt FM Shukri: We will be with Saudi Arabia to face the challenges it faces
2 month ago
Khamenei: Sisters and brothers who hear these words, know that the improvement of the affairs of a country lies in the hands of the people of that country, particularly the youth. There is no hope in the foreigners and the decaying Western capitalism
2 month ago
Boris Johnson's spokesman says the Prime Minister has agreed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to work with energy and determination to reach a Brexit agreement and will discuss it at a meeting of the United Nations next week
Trump said he does not want to go to war with Iran, although he warned that the US is "better prepared" in case a conflict arises between the two countries
2 month ago
Johnson discussed with Merkel the attack on Aramco's oil facilities and the need to work with international partners on a collective response
2 month ago
British Prime Johnson has held talks with Merkel on Iran and agreed on the need to reduce the escalation in the region
Kuwaiti FM: Kuwait condemns the attack on Aramco facilities
Air strikes kill at least 10 pro-Iran fighters in eastern Syria – AFP citing war monitor
[email protected] has learned that low altitude cruise missiles were used in Saudi oil attack and they were flown from the north. A source tells CNN there is a very high probability the missiles and drones were launched from an Iranian base near the Iraq border
2 month ago
The Kremlin says Moscow has received no new information about attacks on Saudi Arabia that could lead to any conclusions
2 month ago
Chief of Foreign intelligence service of Russia Naryshkin: there is a threat of military scenario after drones attack on Saudi Arabia
2 month ago
Khamenei: Over the past 40 years, Iran has been encountered by various tricks & enemies have failed to defeat Iran.Their policies have been defeated one after the other by Islamic Republic's policies& Islamic Republic will continue to overcome them, coming out of the battle as victorious
2 month ago
Khamenei: By negotiations the U.S.'s doesn't seek a fair solution, rather -as they say- they want to make demands for Iran to submit. For such negotiations they should go after those who act as their 'MilkingCows'. Islamic Republic, is a Republic of believers in God & of dignity
2 month ago
Khamenei: If U.S. repents & returns to JCPOA it withdrew from, then it can join & talk with Iran among other members of the deal. Otherwise no negotiation will take place between Islamic Republic& U.S. officials at any level, whether in New York or anywhere else
Iranian supreme leader says no negotiations 'on any level' with US
2 month ago
Khamenei: 1. Negotiation with U.S. means imposition of their demands on Iran 2. Negotiation means a show of the success of U.S.'s policy of maximum pressure. That's why the respected President, FM & others unanimously declared we won't negotiate with U.S. bilaterally or multilaterally
2 month ago
Khamenei: Statements will be released in a few minutes on the issue of negotiations with the U.S
Tanker Trackers:The AdrianDarya1 is STILL FULLY LADEN. A @planetlabs hi-res SkySat tilted angle satellite image shows that she's deep in the water. Shadows & time of day confirm it as well. Also compare height of side ladder with photo captured in Gibraltar. Right pic: ladder example
Saudi Foreign Ministry statement on attacks
@POTUS says he will send @SecPompeo to SaudiArabia soon after the Saudi Oil attacks
Stopping for more Q&A before boarding Marine One, @POTUS was asked if a lethal US military response would be proportional to the attack on Saudi Arabia. "I think that it would," he said
Asked if a US military strike on Iran would be proportional to the attack on Saudi oil facilities, @POTUS responds: "I think that it would."
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