An anonymous U.S. official says the United States is certain that the attack was launched from Iranian territory and that it involved cruise missiles.
Sources: The Daily Star
Sources: The Daily Star
Russia launches cruise missile strikes from the Black Sea on the Kyiv Oblast for the first time in weeks, with missiles striking Bucha, Lyutizh, and Vyshhorod. At least fifteen people, including five civilians, are injured, according to Kyiv governor Oleksiy Kuleba.
Responding to Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's comments that Iran is "open to dialogue with its neighbors", Saudi Arabia's Adel al-Jubeir blames Iran for recent tensions in the Middle East and for attacks on ships and oil facilities; which Iran denies.
Iran says the accusations about the Saudi Arabian oil facilities attacks are unacceptable and baseless.
After accusations by U.S. and Saudi officials, Iran denies involvement in the attack and says it's "ready for war" against both the U.S. and Saudi Arabia after the Kingdom blamed Iran for backing the Houthis.
An unnamed United States official says evidence suggests the drones approached Saudi Arabia from the northwest from Iraq or Iran, contrary to the Houthi militants' claim that the drones were launched from Yemeni territory. Three experts cited by CNN say the official's evidence is not conclusive.
During a phone call, U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly tells Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman that the "U.S. supports Saudi Arabia in its efforts to fight terrorism" and that the U.S. will cooperate in the aftermath of the oil facilities attacks.
A member of Iran's Expediency Council calls on the European Union, Russia and China to support the deal and guarantee economic and banking relations with Iran. He warns that Iran would likely exit the deal if it doesn't benefit Iran.
Iran signs an interim agreement with the P5+1 countries limiting its nuclear program in exchange for reduced sanctions.
Iranian state TV reports clashes between pro-government and anti-government forces at a funeral for someone killed in the 2011 Iranian protests.
2 Iranian films, ‘Michael’ and ‘When the Light Shines’, win top prizes at Italy's “13th International Religions Today Film Festival” at its closing ceremony. [http:--www.irna.ir-ENNewsShow.aspx?NID=30031902&SRCH=1 (IRNA)]date=August 2019