January 2021, Vol. 248, No. 1

Global News

Global News

Missile Attack on Saudi Distribution Plant Has Little Impact   Iran-aligned Houthi forces fired a missile that struck Aramco’s North Jeddah Bulk Plant, authorities said, but Saudi Aramco said its domestic fuel supplies were not affected.    Abdullah al-Ghamdi, manager of the North Jeddah plant, said the missile struck a 500,000-barrel storage tank, causing major damage to its roof.    “It was a big fire, a big explosion, but was dealt with swiftly,” Ghamdi said.   The fire was extinguished in around 40 minutes with no casualties and resulted in the shutdown of only one of 13 storage tanks used for diesel oil, gasoline and jet fuel.   Aramco’s oil production and export facilities are mos

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