persian gulf: They raise concerns about the global oil supply and likely will further increase tensions across the Persian Gulf amid an escalating crisis between the U.S. and Iran over its unraveling nuclear deal with world powers.article continues below Trending Stories'Bella Dolls' sex doll brothel has opened in Vancouver Five years ago, a giant statue of Satan with an erection enthralled Vancouver Vision Vancouver will not run a mayoral candidate for first time in party's history Parents still dissatisfied as Lord Byng PAC chair leaves The attacks resulted in the temporary suspension of production operations at the Abqaiq oil processing facility and the Khurais oil field, Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman said in a statement carried by the state-run Saudi Press Agency, according to Vancouver Courier. The fires were controlled, the statement said, and no workers were injured. The attacks were the latest of many droneassaults on the kingdom's oil infrastructure assaults in recent weeks, but easily the most damaging. The fires led to the interruption of an estimated 5.7 million barrels in crude supplies, according to the statement, which said part of that would be offset with stockpiles. The Iranian-backed Houthis, who hold Yemen's capital, Sanaa, and other territory in the Arab world's poorest country, took responsibility for the attacks in the war against a Saudi-led coalition that has fought since 2015 to reinstate the internationally recognized Yemeni government. The statement said Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil giant, would provide updated information in the next 48 hours. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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