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Oil prices highest since 1991 as Gulf crisis brews

An attack on Saudi Arabia that shut 5% of global crude output triggered the biggest surge in oil prices since 1991, after U.S. officials blamed Iran and President Donald Trump said Washington was โ€œlocked and loadedโ€ to retaliate. The Iran-aligned Houthi movement that controls Yemenโ€™s capital claimed responsibility for the …

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