A US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber aircraft takes off from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Photo: Reuters

War fears mount as US deploys bombers and carrier strike group to counter Iran ‘threat’

  • Trump administration accelerates deployment of an aircraft carrier strike group and other military resources to the Middle East
  • British general takes issue with Washington’s alarms over an imminent danger posed by Tehran to the US and its allies
Topic |   Iran

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A US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress bomber aircraft takes off from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Photo: Reuters
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Saudi Aramco said some of its oil infrastructure in had been attacked, including one of its petroleum pumping stations that was targeted by an armed drone. File photo: EPA

Saudi Arabia shuts major oil pipeline after Yemen’s Iran-backed Houthi rebels launch drone attacks

  • Saudi Arabia says drones hit oil pumping stations near capital
  • Follows sabotage of Saudi oil tankers off UAE coast
Topic |   Saudi Arabia

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Saudi Aramco said some of its oil infrastructure in had been attacked, including one of its petroleum pumping stations that was targeted by an armed drone. File photo: EPA
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