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Oil facilities in Saudi Arabia hit by drone attacks

Oil facilities in Saudi Arabia hit by drone attacks
Oil facilities in Saudi Arabia hit by drone attacks

On Saturday, oil facilities belonging to Saudi Arabia's state-owned Saudi Aramco were hit by multiple drone strikes in a pre-dawn raid. The attacks triggered major fires at a processing plant and an oil field, which state media said were under control.

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Tropical Storm Humberto upgraded to hurricane status

Tropical Storm Humberto upgraded to hurricane status
Tropical Storm Humberto upgraded to hurricane status

In an advisory issued Sunday night, the National Hurricane Center upgraded Tropical Storm Humberto to hurricane status, making it the third hurricane of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season. No hurricane warnings were issued.

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Astronomers find water vapour in atmosphere of exoplanet K2-18b

Astronomers find water vapour in atmosphere of exoplanet K2-18b
Astronomers find water vapour in atmosphere of exoplanet K2-18b

Teams of scientists from the University of Montreal and University College London confirmed the presence of water vapour in the atmosphere of K2-18b, a planet circling a star in the constellation Leo.

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Scottish court finds suspension of UK parliament unlawful

Scottish court finds suspension of UK parliament unlawful
Scottish court finds suspension of UK parliament unlawful

On Wednesday, the Court of Session in Scotland issued an opinion on the suspension of the UK Parliament which went into effect on Tuesday, finding it to be unlawful. The only court with higher authority is the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

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US President Trump says Osama bin Laden's son killed

US President Trump says Osama bin Laden's son killed
US President Trump says Osama bin Laden's son killed

On Saturday, in a brief but official statement, US President Donald Trump said Hamza bin Laden, son of the late Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, has been killed in a US operation. The statement specified no date or exact location.

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