Trump orders more Iran curbs as Saudi readies attack evidence
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran in the latest U.S. move to pressure Tehran, which U.S. officials say probably carried out a crippling weekend attack on Saudi oil facilities.
Trump Orders New Iran Sanctions in Response to Saudi Attack. President Donald Trump announced the new sanctions via Twitter. I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country of Iran!, President Donald Trump, via Twitter. Saudi Arabian oil...
When U.S. President Donald Trump was asked by a reporter about members and guests of his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey not being socially-distanced, Trump replied that it was a "peaceful protest."
Former top Saudi intelligence official Dr. Saad Aljabri has charged the Saudi Crown Prince of ordering his assassination. CNN reports Aljabri alleged in a legal complaint in DC District Court that an assassination squad traveled from Saudi Arabia to Canada to try to kill him. Aljabri says the squad came after him just days after journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered by members of the same group.
Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard launched underground ballistic missiles as part of an exercise targeting a mock-up US aircraft carrier in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.
The military drill, code-named "Great Prophet-14", caused two American bases to go on alert, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington after a series of escalating incidents last year.
The message behind this action was clearly aimed at the US, whose Navy routinely sails into the Persian Gulf from the Strait of Hormuz. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Saudi Arabian military unveiled wreckage it says represents the proof of Iranian involvement in last weekend's attack on oil infrastructure. Meanwhile, President Trump vows new sanctions. Matthew..