Saudi Aramco oil facility in Jeddah hit by Yemeni Houthi rebel missile

A Saudi Aramco oil facility located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was hit by a missile launched by Yemen’s rebel Houthi militia on Friday, reports on social media suggested. A Yemeni Houthi spokesperson later said that the group would be announcing more details on a wide operation in Saudi Arabia later in the day. The news sent oil prices jumping higher, with WTI surging back to $112 from around $110 and also weighed on equities, with the S&P 500 dropping about 25 points to 4515 from around 4540.

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