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Saudi Strike Hits Oil Prices
News Bytes 09/18/2019 57 Comments

The United States blames Iran for a fiery weekend attack on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities. The strike raises new war worries and has sent energy prices soaring. Iran denies responsibility, while President Donald Trump says the United States is ready to respond if necessary.

U.S. officials released satellite images of damage to Saudi Arabia’s crucial Abqaiq (ubb-KAK) oil processing plant and a key oil field. They say the attacker made use of multiple missiles and drone aircraft.

The United States claims the pattern of destruction suggests the attack did not come from neighboring Yemen, as Iranian-backed rebels there claim. A Saudi military spokesperson agrees, claiming "Iranian weapons" made the assault.

Iran rejects the charges. A government spokesperson says now there is "absolutely no chance" of a meeting between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and President Trump at the United Nations General Assembly next week.

Tensions in the Middle East have increased ever since President Trump re-imposed sanctions on Iran.

One U.S. official says President Trump is considering dispatching additional military resources to the Gulf—but that no final decisions have been made. An aircraft carrier is already in the area, as well as fighter jets, bombers, survey aircraft, and air defenses.

U.S. officials say that the damage done to the north-facing parts of the facilities suggest the attack came from Iraq or Iran. 

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi denied the U.S. claims again on Monday. He tells journalists the accusation is "condemned, unacceptable, and [absolutely] baseless."

(Smoke from a fire at the Abqaiq oil processing facility fills the skyline, in Buqyaq, Saudi Arabia on Saturday, September 14. Al-Arabiya via AP)

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@ Afareen

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@ Afareen

This is from the bible written by our God. Psaml 37:30-40
The mouth of the righteous speaks wisdom and his tong talks of the world of Christ. The law of Christ is in his heart none of his steaps shall slide . The wicked watch the righteous and seek to kill him. The lord will not leave him in his hand nor condem him when he is judged. Wait on the Lord and keep his way. And he shall dealt you to inherit the land, when the wicked are cutoff you shall see it. I have seen the wicked in great power and spreading herself like a green bay tree. Yet she passed away and lo I sought her but she would not come to me. Mark the perfect man and behold upright for the end of that man is peace. But the transgressors shall be destroyed together, the end of the wicked shall be cut off. But the salvation of the righteous is of the Lord he is there strath in the time of trouble . And the lord shall help them he shall deliver them from the wicked. And save them because they trust him.
Wight now you afreen are the wicked described in these versess your brother is the reightouse. His lord will deliver him no matter what you say or do to him. His lord loves you and wants you as his daughter.

मसीह आपसे प्यार करता है। वह

मसीह आपसे प्यार करता है। वह आपको बचाना चाहता है।

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It means Christ loves you. He wants to save you.

मैं आपके और आपके भाई के लिए

मैं आपके और आपके भाई के लिए प्रार्थना कर रहा हूं।

@ Ali

If you read this:
Merry Christmas! WE are praying for you.

Prayer is powerful

Prayer is powerful

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