Iran’s Navy said it had seized a vessel loaded with crude oil off the coast of Oman on Thursday after an armed group wearing military-style uniforms and black masks boarded the ship. The vessel, previously named the Suez Rajan, was involved last year in the U.S. government seizure of Iranian oil that was being transported […]

The US accusations are meant to ‘distract’ from Washington’s complicity in Israel’s ‘crimes in Gaza’, Iran’s FM says. Iran’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has dismissed accusations of the United States that Tehran struck a chemical tanker in the Indian Ocean, as tension rises globally over threats to maritime shipping. A spokesperson for the ministry dismissed […]

A chemical tanker struck Saturday off the coast of India was targeted “by a one-way attack drone fired from Iran,” the Pentagon said in a statement. The attack took place around 10 a.m. local time and caused no casualties aboard the Japanese-owned vessel, it said, adding that a fire was extinguished. The U.S. military “remains […]

A chemical tanker in the Indian Ocean was struck by a drone launched directly from Iran early Saturday, the Pentagon said, signaling a widening risk to shipping after Yemeni rebels started attacking vessels in the Red Sea. “The motor vessel Chem Pluto, a Liberia-flagged, Japanese-owned, and Netherlands-operated chemical tanker . . .

WASHINGTON, Dec 11 (Reuters) – A land-based cruise missile launched from Houthi-controlled Yemen has struck a commercial tanker vessel, causing a fire and damage but no casualties, two U.S. defence officials told Reuters on Monday. The attack on the tanker STRINDA took place about 60 nautical miles (111km) north of the Bab al-Mandab Strait about […]

U.S. Navy/Bill Mesta/Reuters/File The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Mason pulls alongside a fleet replenishment oiler in the Atlantic Ocean, July 17, 2021. CNN  —  Two ballistic missiles were fired from Houthi rebel-controlled Yemen toward a US warship in the Gulf of Aden, after the US Navy responded to a distress call from a commercial […]

WASHINGTON/RIYADH, Nov 26 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy warship responded to a distress call from a commercial tanker in the Gulf of Aden that had been seized by armed individuals and is now safe, U.S. officials said on Sunday. The tanker, which had been carrying a cargo of phosphoric acid, was identified as the Central […]

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Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. KYIV — An overnight naval drone attack against a Russian tanker in the Black Sea signals a potential new front in the Ukraine war, with Kyiv delivering its strongest message to date that it is willing to target Moscow’s all-important shipments of oil and […]

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