Anonymous Saudi Source Denies Tanks Have Entered Bahrain

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That didn't take long. From Reuters: "A Saudi Arabian official denied a report on Tuesday in an Egyptian newspaper that the kingdom had sent tanks to Bahrain to try to quell protests there. Brent crude oil hit a session high of $113.15 a barrel on the report before easing to $112.96 by 1337 GMT. The official at the Saudi defence ministry said no tanks had crossed the causeway to Bahrain. The official requested anonymity." Obviously, should a picture or two appear shortly confirming the original rumor, the "anonymous" source's credibility may be jeopardized...