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Saudi Oil Output Cut in Half After Drones Strike Aramco Site

  • U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo blames Iran for Saudi attack
  • Kingdom’s fields, facilities previously hit by Yemeni rebels
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Drone Attacks on Saudi Oil Facilities
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Saudi Arabia’s oil production was cut by half after a swarm of explosive drones struck at the heart of the kingdom’s energy industry and set the world’s biggest crude-processing plant ablaze -- an attack blamed on Iran by the top U.S. diplomat.

Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, who’ve launched several drone attacks on Saudi targets in the past, claimed responsibility for the assault on the kingdom’s Abqaiq plant.