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Trump blames Iran as protests erupt outside US embassy in Iraq

The protests were led by Iranian-backed militias and lasted several hours, but the US State Department said later that personnel were secure and the facility had not been breached.
SBS - Published

Pentagon urges restraint as US blames Iran for Saudi strikes

US military officials are also privately urging caution, seeking to defuse tensions they believe could push the United States into a possibly bloody conflict.
Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

Pompeo blames Iran for 'devastating' Saudi oil strike

One of the most devastating strikes into Saudi territory has escalated tensions between the US and Iran.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane TimesSBS

US again blames Iran for tanker attacks, but insists it 'doesn't want war'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States is not seeking war with Iran but will continue to act to keep shipping lanes in the Middle East open.
SBS - Published

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attack

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman says the kingdom doesn't want a war in the region but won't hesitate to deal with any threat to its interests.
SBS - Published

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise

US President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times

US blames Iran for attacks on two tankers near Persian Gulf

A US assessment of Iran's responsibility was based in part on intelligence as well as the expertise needed to carry out the operation, Pompeo said.
Sydney Morning Herald - Published Also reported by •The AgeBrisbane Times