Iran Applauds ‘Smart’ Attack on Saudi Oil Facility While Denying Involvement

Breitbart | 9/18/2019 | Staff
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Members of the rogue terrorist regime in Iran praised Yemen’s Houthi insurgency on Wednesday for claiming a series of drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities over the weekend – but condemned Washington and Riyadh for claiming evidence implicated Iran.

Saturday’s attacks on oil installations owned by Saudi Arabia’s Aramco oil company on Saturday threatened to severely destabilize the global petroleum market. Riyadh claimed by Wednesday, however, that its oil production had returned to pre-attack levels.

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The Shiite Houthi movement, which Iran supports in its civil war against the internationally recognized government of Yemen, has repeatedly threatened Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for opposing its violent takeover of the country and bombed Saudi airports. The Houthis have blocked humanitarian aid from entering the country – the most impoverished in the Middle East – and are believed to have brainwashed tens of thousands of children into becoming child soldiers for the movement.

As Shiite jihadists, the Houthis are closely tied to Iran and its terrorist proxy, Hezbollah, for which it has engaged in fundraising activities.

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The Houthis wage war under the slogan “God is great, death to the U.S., death to Israel, a curse on the Jews, and victory for Islam.”

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addressed his cabinet Wednesday, applauding the Houthis for not bombing a highly populated civilian target.

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“The Yemenis did not hit a school, a hospital or a market, but attacked an industrial center to warn their enemies,” Rouhani said. According to Iran’s Tasnim news agency, Rouhani “[advised] the enemies of the region to learn lessons from that warning and try to put out the flames of war in the region, so that people could enjoy freedom and welfare.”

He clearly defined the “enemies” as the United States, Europe, the Sunni states, and Israel. America has helped the UAE and Saudi coalition in...
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