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Attack that wiped out half of Saudi Arabia’s oil production came from Iran, US official says

A senior US official told Reuters the attack on two Saudi oil facilities appears to have come from the direction of Iran, not the Yemeni Houthi group that claimed it.
Followers of the Houthi movement carry a mock drone during a rally held to mark the Ashura in Saada, Yemen, on September 10, 2019.

These ‘kamikaze’ drones were claimed to be the culprits of the attacks on 2 Saudi oil fields. Here’s what we know about them.

A UN Security Council report details the types of drones believed to be used by Houthi forces, who claimed a 10-drone strike on 2 Saudi oil fields.
Smoke is seen following a fire at Aramco facility in the eastern city of Abqaiq

Attacks wiped out half of Saudi Arabia’s oil production — and it could lead to higher gas prices

A drone strike that knocked out half of Saudi Arabia's oil production could lead to higher oil prices globally, according to analysts.

The smoke from the fires caused by attacks on two Saudi oil facilities could be seen from space

The two oil refineries are run by the world's biggest oil producer, Saudi Aramco. The destruction could be detrimental to the world's energy supply.
Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani and President Donald Trump

The US is blaming Iran for devastating strikes in Saudi Arabia as tensions with Tehran rise again after a stressful summer

The Trump administration has blamed Iran for the attack, and at least one Republican lawmaker has already called for retaliation against Iran.
Princess Hassa is the sister of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

Saudi crown prince’s sister found guilty of making bodyguard beat up and humiliate a craftsman who was renovating her Paris apartment

Plumber Ashraf Eid claimed Rani Saidi held him at gunpoint during the September 2016 saga, saying: "Kiss the princess's feet or risk further assault."
President Donald Trump is facing mounting pressure to react more forcefully to the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The Trump administration is going to reveal the identity of a Saudi official who allegedly helped the 9/11 terrorists

The Saudi official's name is being released to family members of victims of the 9/11 attacks, but will not be publicly disclosed for now.

LISTEN: Inside Saudi Arabia’s Instagram influence operation, where bloggers get lavish vacations to help clean up the country’s bloody rep...

Saudi Arabia is attracting travel influencers with luxury visits as part of a campaign to repair the country's tattered reputation.
Teresa Malof.

A US woman’s divorce battle in Saudi Arabia shows the nightmare foreign women can face in its labyrinthine legal system

The US Embassy in Riyadh said it is giving "appropriate consular services" to Teresa Malof, a US nurse accusing the Saudi courts of corruption.
A composite image of Kobe Bryant (L) and crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (R).

Saudi Arabia is quietly meeting Twitch, sports officials, and stars like Kobe Bryant in an apparent attempt to ‘sportswash’ its reputation...

The Saudi General Sports Authority hired consultants to introduce them to stars like Kobe Bryant, Foreign Agents Registration papers show.