I have pondered this question over and over in recent years. The phenomenon dubbed the “Deal of the Century” just adds to my curiosity.
It analyzed research from 129 studies and data from 39 countries published between 1980 and August 2017.
But a minister in the Yemeni government backed by Saudi Arabia dismissed the Iran-aligned Houthis' pullout as a "show" meant to "misinform the international community."
“The price of our freedom was purchased in blood,” Deri said.
Italy, which is a big player in the oil sector in the troubled North African country, has supported al-Serraj's government.
In the center and northern parts of the city, there is no fighting, and cafes and shops bustle with customers, staying open as usual until late at night.
The air strike is the closest yet to an oil and gas facility since eastern forces started an offensive on the capital Tripoli a week ago.
Reuters was unable to immediately confirm the army report.
"The armed forces will present an important statement shortly. Be ready for it," the announcement on state television read, without giving further details.
A Reuters reporter in downtown Tripoli could hear gunfire and explosions, which continued into late afternoon.