The Saudi government reiterated its accusation that Iranian weapons were used in the attack, without elaborating further
Saudi Arabia was founded in 1932 by Ibn Saud. The country is ruled under an "absolute monarchy," which is a form of monarchy in which one ruler has supreme authority that is unrestricted by any laws.
The country is ruled under the ultraconservative Wahhabi religious movement within Sunni Islam. Saudi Arabia hosts the two holiest places in Islam, the Al-Masjid al-Haram in Mecca and the Al-Masjid an-Nabawi in Medina.
It is a sovereign Arab state covering majority of the Arabian Peninsula, with a land mass of approximately 2,150,000 km2. The country has a population of 28.7 million people and the official language spoken is Arabic.
Petroleum was discovered on 3 March, 1938 in Saudi Arabia and has since become the world's largest oil producer and exporter. It is the only Arab country to be part of the G-20 major economies.
It looks like Tehran is raising the stakes, but so far the Americans have not given any sign that the latest attack will lead to a policy change on their part
Senate majority leader 'hopes our international partners will join us in imposing consequences on Iran for this reckless, destabilizing attack'
The latest attack did lower supply, which was too high to begin with. But things will have to get much worse before there's a real shortage
Saudi Arabia and the U.S. are blaming Iran for a devastating attack on Saudi oil infrastructure over the weekend
Trump on Sunday said the U.S. is 'locked and loaded' to respond to the attack on Saudi oil infrastructure, was waiting to consult with the Saudis as to who they believe was behind the attack
Pompeo told Iraqi PM U.S. information affirms Saudi not attacked from Iraq
Hours earlier a senior U.S. official said there was evidence that Iran was behind the attack which has caused oil prices to surge more than 15 percent
This is no longer a local conflict that developed into a proxy war; it is an international struggle for prestige and influence in a country that is very similar to Afghanistan
'If anything, the risk of tit-for-tat regional escalation that pushes oil prices even higher has just gone up significantly.' A look at international reactions to the attack
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The attack was the deadliest so far this year by the coalition, which has faced international criticism for airstrikes that have killed civilians and hit non-military targets
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