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The Latest: Global oil prices up 10% after Saudi oil attackThe Latest: Global oil prices are 10% higher after an attack on the heart of Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
This image provided on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, by the U.S. government and DigitalGlobe and annotated by the source, shows damage to the infrastructure at Saudi Aramco's Kuirais oil field in Buqyaq, Saudi Arabia. The drone attack Saturday on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq plant and its Khurais oil field led to the interruption of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of the kingdom's crude oil production per day, equivalent to more than 5% of the world's daily supply. (U.S. government/Digital Globe via AP)
Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack as US blames IranGlobal energy prices spike after attack on key Saudi oil infrastructure that Trump has blamed on Iran
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Saudi military spokesman says initial investigation suggests attack on oil installations 'was not launched from Yemen'Saudi military spokesman says initial investigation suggests attack on oil installations 'was not launched from Yemen'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Saudi military spokesman says initial investigation suggests 'Iranian weapons' used in oil installation attackSaudi military spokesman says initial investigation suggests 'Iranian weapons' used in oil installation attack
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh, chairs a cabinet meeting in the Jordan Valley village of Fasayil, Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. Israeli Prime Minister Benjmin Netanyahu has vowed to annex "all the settlements" in the West Bank in a bid to whip up support as Israelis head to the polls Tuesday in the second election this year. To protest that announcement, the Palestinian Authority held a Cabinet meeting in the Jordan Valley on Monday, a day after Israel's Cabinet met elsewhere in the valley. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Israeli PM vows to annex 'all the settlements' in West BankIsrael's Netanyahu vows to annex all West Bank settlements if re-elected, including one in largest Palestinian city
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Leaders of Iran, Russia, Turkey meet over Syria conflictLeaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey meeting in Ankara to discuss Syrian conflict
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Israel faces potential deadlock in a closely contested voteIsrael heads to unprecedented repeat election with no guarantee the do-over vote will produce a decisive result
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A Saudi family walk past a giant poster of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, at a shopping mall in  Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019. The weekend drone attack on one of the world's largest crude oil processing plants that dramatically cut into global oil supplies is the most visible sign yet of how Aramco's stability and security is directly linked to that of its owner -- the Saudi government and its ruling family. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Aramco attacks show company entanglement in Saudi politicsAttacks on key Aramco oil sites show how vulnerable company is to Saudi Arabia's conflicts abroad
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Vice President Mike Pence arrives to the West Wing of the White House, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
The Latest: Trump disputes ground rules of meeting with IranTrump disputes idea of unconditional meeting with Iran even though his advisers have said he's ready and willing
The Associated Press11 hours ago
This image provided on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, by the U.S. government and DigitalGlobe and annotated by the source, shows damage to the infrastructure at at Saudi Aramco's Kuirais oil field in Buqyaq, Saudi Arabia. The drone attack Saturday on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq plant and its Khurais oil field led to the interruption of an estimated 5.7 million barrels of the kingdom's crude oil production per day, equivalent to more than 5% of the world's daily supply. (U.S. government/Digital Globe via AP)
Trump: US locked and loaded for response to attack on SaudisAs oil markets react to attack on Saudi oil operations, Trump says US 'locked and loaded' for potential response
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Salwa Karoui, wife of Tunisia's jailed presidential candidate and media mogul Nabil Karoui, reads out a letter he wrote, during a presser in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday Sept. 15, 2019. A polling firm projected Sunday that an independent outsider candidate and a jailed media magnate will head to Tunisia's presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
Poll: Outsider, jailed tycoon top Tunisian presidential votePolling firm projects that independent outsider candidate, jailed media magnate will head to Tunisia presidential runoff
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Algerian demonstrators take to the streets in the capital Algiers to protest against the government, in Algeria, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. Africa's largest country has had no elected president for five months, and the powerful army chief wants to change that after months of protests he sees as a threat. (AP Photo/Toufik Doudou)
Algeria announces Dec. 12 for presidential electionAlgeria's interim leader sets Dec. 12 for presidential election, following army chief's demand
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Egypt says no 'breakthrough' with Ethiopia over Nile damEgypt says negotiations over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia have not led to any 'breakthrough'
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Algeria's interim leader sets Dec. 12 date for presidential election, following army chief's demandAlgeria's interim leader sets Dec. 12 date for presidential election, following army chief's demand
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Polling firm: Outsider ahead in Tunisia presidential votePolling firm projects outsider candidate Kais Saied as ranked 1st in Tunisia presidential vote
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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