June 28, 2019 / 5:25 PM / 22 days ago

U.S. says Saudi pipeline attacks originated in Iraq -WSJ

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) - Drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil industry in May originated in Iraq, not Yemen, U.S. officials have concluded, drawing questions from Iraqi officials who have asked Washington for more information supporting the claim, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.

U.S. officials familiar with the intelligence on the May drone attacks say they originated in southern Iraq, the Journal reported, saying that most likely pointed a finger at Iran-backed militias in that region. (Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Tim Ahmann)

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