WRAPUP 10-Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

WRAPUP 10-Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensionsWASHINGTON/DUBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told Reuters, an assessment that further increases tension in the Middle East. Three officials, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said the attacks involved cruise missiles and drones, indicating that they involved a higher degree of complexity and sophistication than initially thought.



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