Iran oil tanker attack

13 Jun 2019 Attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman: Trump pins tanker attacks on Iran, dismisses shipping lane threat. "You know they did it because you saw 

The Trump administration blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the entrance to the Persian Gulf, escalating tensions between the two rivals despite denials from officials in Tehran and a lack of public evidence for the U.S. claim. On June 13, 2019, two oil tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz while they transited the Gulf of Oman. The Japanese Kokuka Courageous and Norwegian Front Altair were attacked, allegedly with limpet mines or flying objects, sustaining fire damage. The tanker Sabiti was hit in Red Sea waters off Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian media have reported, an incident that could stoke friction in a region rattled by attacks on tankers and oil Iran claimed it dispatched search teams that rescued 44 sailors from the two vessels. An oil tanker is seen after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman, June 13, 2019. Six oil tankers and a U.S. spy drone have been attacked since May either in, or near, the Strait of Hormuz. The flurry of attacks has escalated tensions between the U.S. and Iran. And despite Iran's denial, being blamed for these attacks suits it nicely. In the not very complicated mystery over the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, there are two prime suspects. Explosions rocked an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea early Friday, in what the state news media initially described as a missile attack, raising fears about increasing tensions in an already

14 Jun 2019 A second tanker, Norwegian-owned Front Altair, is not shown but sustained three blasts during yesterday's attacks, according to the BBC. Oil 

14 Oct 2019 Iran has released photos of an oil tanker that it says was attacked off the coast of Saudi Arabia. The photos show two large holes in the Sabiti  11 Oct 2019 An Iranian-owned oil tanker has been attacked in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia, Iran's foreign ministry says. The ministry said the  12 Oct 2019 Iran decries 'cowardly attack' on oil tanker. 5 Min Read. DUBAI (Reuters) - An Iranian government spokesman on Saturday described as a  11 Oct 2019 TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Friday two missiles struck one of its oil tankers traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia,  12 Oct 2019 Iran says will respond appropriately after investigation into 'cowardly' attack on its oil tanker in Red Sea. 11 Oct 2019 Suspected rocket attack damages Iranian vessel causing an oil leak off Saudi Arabia's port city of Jeddah.

13 Jun 2019 Thursday's attack followed reports last month from Saudi Arabia that several oil tankers in the region had been sabotaged. (It's unclear who's 

American intelligence agencies believe Iran wants to use covert attacks on shipping to drive up the price of oil. That is aimed at hurting Mr. Trump, who has tweeted about high oil prices. Iran’s own oil exports are under pressure by American sanctions, and Tehran is hoping to squeeze as much money out An Iranian oil tanker cruising 60 miles off the coast of Saudi Arabia was rocked by a pair of missiles Friday, briefly causing an oil leak and more broadly threatening to further inflame fraught The Trump administration blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the entrance to the Persian Gulf, escalating tensions between the two rivals despite denials from officials in Tehran and a Images released Monday showed a pair of gaping holes in the hull of an Iranian oil tanker that Tehran says was hit by two missiles off the coast of Saudi Arabia in a mysterious attack last week

10 Oct 2019 Iran said missiles struck one of its tankers in the Red Sea, the latest in a series of attacks on oil infrastructure in the region that have roiled 

18 Jun 2019 The United States military on Monday released new photos it says incriminate Iran in last week's attacks on oil tankers in strategic Gulf waters. 14 May 2019 Al-Falih, the Saudi energy minister, said the attacks on the two Saudi tankers happened at 6 a.m. Sunday. He said “the attack didn't lead to any  9 Jan 2020 Trump withheld force against Iran despite being provoked many times in the last two years, including last year's attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf  Iran said missiles struck one of its tankers in the Red Sea, the latest in a series of attacks on oil infrastructure in the region that have roiled energy markets. Iran claims oil tanker hit by two missiles Tehran, Iran — Two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iran's official state-run

11 Oct 2019 The tanker company denied reports that the attacks were launched from Saudi Arabia. Brent crude, the international oil benchmark, climbed 1.9 

11 Oct 2019 TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's national oil company said two explosions hit one of its tankers 60 miles from the Saudi port city of Jiddah on Friday,  11 Oct 2019 The tanker company denied reports that the attacks were launched from Saudi Arabia. Brent crude, the international oil benchmark, climbed 1.9 

18 Jun 2019 The United States military on Monday released new photos it says incriminate Iran in last week's attacks on oil tankers in strategic Gulf waters. 14 May 2019 Al-Falih, the Saudi energy minister, said the attacks on the two Saudi tankers happened at 6 a.m. Sunday. He said “the attack didn't lead to any  9 Jan 2020 Trump withheld force against Iran despite being provoked many times in the last two years, including last year's attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf  Iran said missiles struck one of its tankers in the Red Sea, the latest in a series of attacks on oil infrastructure in the region that have roiled energy markets. Iran claims oil tanker hit by two missiles Tehran, Iran — Two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iran's official state-run