Saudi minister says complacency towards Iran will encourage further hostilities - Twitter
China, Russia, North Korea, Iran, "see cyber warfare as a way to take-on the United States & impose costs without confronting our traditional strengths" per @EsperDoD
House Armed Services Committee members to receive briefing from DoD/State Dept on Saudi Arabia attacks at 4 pm et today
The US Central Command chief welcomes the UAE's entry into the International Maritime Security Group and appreciates its role in regional security matters
Saudi Arabia MFA Al-Jubeir: The international community must shoulder its responsibilities and take a tough stance on Iran's criminal behavior
Head of Russian Foreign Intelligence service: Iran should not be accused in Aramco attacks without specific proofs
Pentagon not ready to say attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities came from Iran: "We're going to allow the Saudis to make the declarations on where they believe the attacks came from and the ultimate responsibility," Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman tells reporters
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Maintaining #NavyReadiness, day or night. The aircraft carrier #USSAbrahamLincoln conducts flight operations in the Arabian Gulf, helping ensure maritime stability and security in the @US5thFleet area of operations
8 month ago
Mahan Air Airbus A310 (EP-MNX) touching down in Beirut from Tehran; EP-MNX was one of 117 aircraft sanctioned in 2012 by US, which said Mahan was facilitating IRGC-Qods Force
Iranian militias target with heavy machine guns and mortars the village of Khalsa in the southern countryside of Aleppo
Pentagon: States of the region must stop the Iranian threat
US DoD on ARAMCO strikes in Saudi Arabia: "Regardless of whether this was a proxy or direct attack, this has been a dramatic escalation of what we've seen in the past"
Pentagon: unprecedented sophisticated weapons were used in the attack on Aramco
A spokesman for @thejointstaff says @CENTCOM is talking with Saudi Arabia about "potential ways to look at mitigating future attacks"
Pentagon: We are consulting with Saudi Arabia to reach the full facts about the Aramco attack
Pentagon: We want Iran to return to the international order and stop its malign actions
The Pentagon says Saudi Arabia has been very effective in dealing with Houthi missiles in the south
The Pentagon: Our priority is to return to the diplomatic path
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Mike Pompeo, on flight back to DC from Abu Dhabi, makes clear a military response to Saturday''s Aramco attacks is off the table for now. "I was here in an act of diplomacy.we're here to build out a coalition aimed at achieving peace and a peaceful resolution to this."
The Pentagon: Our goal is to deter escalation and conflict, not war
Pentagon: All indications are that Iran is responsible for the Aramco attack
Pentagon on Aramco attacks response: We present several options to President Trump who decides
Pentagon: We are working with Saudi Arabia to assess what happened in the Aramco attack
USCENTCOM Iran contingency plan 'Nitro Zeus' updated and perhaps for the first time could be partly put into action
NSC meeting today to refine potential targets to strike in Iran. Strikes could focus on "sites where Iran launches cruise missiles & drones, & where the weaponry is stored" coupled with diplomatic outreach at UNGA
Adviser to the Iranian leader: Gulf water security is responsibility of Iran and America bear the responsibility for the loss of regional security
Pakistani Prime Minister stresses his country's strong condemnation of sabotage attacks on Aramco
Iranian Foreign Ministry: Washington's talk about negotiations makes no sense in light of the continuing military threat and economic terrorism
Iranian Foreign Ministry: If The United States or its allies strike Iran militarily, our response will be broad and devastating
Iran's IAEA envoy has dismissed nuclear proliferation concerns from the UAE and haughtily replied: "we strongly advise that regional newcomers to the nuclear field, including the UAE, show maximum transparency and avoid any deviation in their peaceful nuclear program."
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Air raid sirens being tested in Saudi capital Riyadh
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Ending visit to Saudi Arabia and UAE, @SecPompeo says he didn't hear anybody who doubted that Iran was behind the attacks on the Saudi oil facilities. Says there's an "enormous consensus" Iran was responsible. And he has "important information" for @POTUS on how to respond
Pompeo: We are looking for a peaceful solution in the region while Tehran continues its threats of war
Pompeo: Sanctions aim to deny Iran money for Hezbollah and its allies
Pompeo: There will be additional sanctions on Iran
Saudi Arabia with a letter to the UN Security Council: All indications are that the weapons used in the Aramco attack are Iranian
Saudi Arabia in a letter to the UN Security Council: We are dealing with an organized terrorist attack
Secretary of State Pompeo says "fingerprints of the ayatollah" all over Saudi oil attack, blaming Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov calls on countries in the region to start a dialogue aimed at reducing tensions in the Gulf
Trump to Fox on Iran: "I mean you may have some very strong hit. we'll see what happens. A lot of things could happen. If we can have a peaceful solution, that's good. It's possible that that won't happen."
Trump on Iran: it's possible we won't have a peaceful solution
Deputy Coordinator of the Iranian Army Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said enemies do not dare face Iran as they are aware of the country’s power.
Revolutionary Guard commander says Iran is "so powerful" that it is "falsely" accused of being behind any regional incident – Fars news agency
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran Zarif threatens with "all-out war" in the case of a military strike against Iran
Zarif: What is left of the pro-war hawks are trying to deceive Trump and drag him into a war with Iran
Iranian FM: Pompeo's accusations against Tehran over Aramco attack are pushing for war that will not benefit anyone
EU: Iran violates international conventions on human rights
Iran FM Zarif warns against war after Pompeo says Saudi attack was "an act of war"
US Central Command appreciates Saudi decision to join the International Coalition for the Protection of Navigation
US Secretary of State: Recent attacks on Aramco underline importance of protecting international trade and freedom of navigation
US Secretary of State: We appreciate the announcement by Saudi Arabia and the UAE of their participation in enhancing maritime security
A Chinese $400 bn line of credit to Iran became operational over the past days
Iraqi Foreign Ministry: We will not join any international force to protect the Gulf waterways and reject Israeli participation in it
French army spokesman announces 7 experts sent to Saudi Arabia to investigate Aramco attack
Saudi Arabia - Pompeo leaves Jeddah for Abu Dhabi
French Foreign Minister: It is not true that Houthi militias in Yemen attacked Saudi Aramco facilities
UAE decides to join the International Coalition for Maritime Security
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Abaqiq facility damage
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CCTV footage showing, according to the Saudi MOD drone attacking one of the oil facilities
Statement from Gen. McKenzie @CENTCOM Commander: "US Central Command welcomes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia into the International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC). I appreciate His Majesty King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's decision to join the IMSC & in taking an active role"
Unidentified aviation targets two Iranian militia positions on the outskirts of Albukamal city in Deir Ezzor countryside
Trump says he's got time to devise a "dastardly" response to the attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, which the U.S. has blamed on Iran
Kuwait army: We conduct aerial and naval exercises to check the level of readiness
More details on new Iran sanctions will be announced over the next 48 hours, according to @POTUS
"If we have to do something, we'll do it without hesitation," adds @POTUS. "There are many options. There's the ultimate option," he says, referring to war
"A sign of strength" how he's held back against Iran, says @POTUS to reporters. "How did going into Iraq work out?"
Trump: We have several options regarding Iran
Trump tells reporters the "ultimate option" is among the options he is considering for Iran
Iran announces that it will conduct a military parade in the Gulf in few days(on 22nd September) with the participation of "200 Revolutionary Guards frigates"
"Our strategies, our deterrences can be effective" per @CISAKrebs, pointing to impact indictments of the 2 Iran ians behind the SamSam ramsonware, others
Kuwaiti army raises combat level and readiness to the highest level
Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: Trump is escalating his economic war on the Iranian people
Pompeo describes attack on Saudi oil installations as "an act of war"
Pompeo: There is no evidence that Iraq is the source of the attack on Saudi Arabia
Joint statement by Trump and Johnson: We will not allow Iran to acquire nuclear weapons
UN Secretary-General: I am in close contact with the leaders of the region and we are doing our best to reduce the tension and escalation there
Saudi oil attacks an 'act of war': Pompeo
The British Prime Minister condemns the attacks on oil facilities belonging to Aramco during a telephone conversation with the US President