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US president Donald Trump is issued a new threat to Iran via social media tweeting that a conflict would be the official end of Iran they says Saudi Arabia warns it stood ready to respond with quote all strings and says it's up to Iran to avoid a conflict in the Middle East the heightened rhetoric follows last week's attacks on Saudi oil acids and on Sunday the firing of a rockets into Baghdad's heavily fortified green zone that exploded near the US embassy there was no claim of responsibility all casualties but the US says they're taking the incident very seriously Saudi Arabia's King Selmon is invited Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summit's in Mecca to discuss implications of the attacks the tensions drove up global oil prices Monday leading to a multi week high no one has claimed responsibility for the tank is sabotage operation the two US government sources said last week the US officials believed Iran had encouraged the who see grape or Iran based as Shiites malicious carries house , Iran's foreign minister has dismissed the possibility of war erupting yes it hasn't stopped governments from warning citizens against travel to Iraq and Iran and the US is issued an advisory to U. S. commercial airline as flying over the waters of the Gulf and the Gulf of Oman to exercise caution