Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’
Friday, 14 June 2019 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted, 30 years after the U.S. Navy and Iran were entangled in a similarly shadowy conflict called the “Tanker War.” While […]
GULF OF OMAN — The U.S. government reckons Iran is responsible for two suspected oil tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman this week, the BBC reports.
On Thursday, two oil tankers were sailing through international waters south east of the Strait of Hormuz when a fire broke out onboard. This was...
An Iranian government spokesman on Saturday called the apparent targeting of an Iranian oil tanker by missiles a "cowardly attack" and said Iran would respond after the facts had been studied. Yahaira..
Oil prices rose slightly on Friday morning following attacks on an Iranian oil tanker. (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to enlarge) (Click to... OilPrice.com Also reported by •Reuters •CBS News •Seattle Times