Iran said the missile-and-drone attack on major Saudi oil sites earlier this month was an act of “legitimate defence” by Yemen’s Iran-allied Houthi rebels.
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said it is implausible that attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities were launched by Yemen’s Houthi movement.
Iran’s supreme leader has announced “there will be no talks with the US at any level” in remarks which appeared to end all speculation about a possible meeting between the two countries’ presidents at the UN later this month.
Saudi Arabia has said its initial inquiries indicate that Iranian weapons were used in attacks on key oil installations, and it will invite UN and other international experts to take part in the investigation.
US President Donald Trump has said that his country is “locked and loaded” to respond after a drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom’s oil production.
Drones launched by Yemen’s Houthi rebels have attacked the world’s largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia and another major oilfield, sparking huge fires.
At least 100 people have been killed and dozens more wounded in Yemen after air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition hit a detention centre run by the Houthi rebels, officials and the rebels’ health ministry said.
The training of Royal Navy recruits at Faslane nuclear base could be delivered by multinational arms firms bidding for a £2bn Ministry of Defence contract.
Britain is "narrowly on the wrong side" of international humanitarian law over arms sales to Saudi Arabia during the conflict in Yemen, a parliamentary inquiry has warned.
AN Italian arms firm helping build Saudi war planes linked to atrocities in Yemen has visited Scots schools at least 17 times over the last two years.
Revealed: 366 alleged war crimes but only 79 investigations. Pressure builds on ministers over UK-backed Saudi bombing in Yemen
THERE have been 366 alleged war crimes in Yemen but only 79 investigations by the Saudi-led coalition, we can reveal.