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Saudis accuse Iran of ordering Yemen rebel oil attack

AFP  |  Riyadh 

Saudi Arabia's deputy defence minister, Khalid bin Salman, accused Thursday of ordering drone attacks on two of its pumping stations that were claimed by Yemen's Huthi rebels.

Tuesday's "attack by the Iranian-backed Huthi militias against the two pumping stations proves that these militias are merely a tool that Iran's regime uses to implement its expansionist agenda in the region," the said on

"The terrorist acts, ordered by the regime in Tehran, and carried out by the Huthis, are tightening the noose around the ongoing political efforts.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 15:21 IST