Sunday, July 7, 2019
A damaged Andrea Victory ship is seen off the Port of Fujairah
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Tanker Bombed Near Persian Gulf Headed Back to Iran

(Bloomberg) –An oil tanker damaged in a bombing that was blamed on Iran is back in business. The ship’s first destination: Iran. The Andrea Victory is sailing in the northern...

July 7, 2019
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Wednesday, June 26, 2019
A damaged Andrea Victory ship is seen off the Port of Fujairah
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U.A.E. Splits With U.S. Over Blame for Oil Tanker Attack in May

By Abbas Al Lawati (Bloomberg) –The United Arab Emirates appeared to distance itself from U.S. claims that pinned attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz on Iran. “Honestly...

June 26, 2019
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Sunday, June 16, 2019
A handout photo made available by the Norwegian shipowner Frontline of the crude oil tanker Front Altair after the fire onboard the ship in the Gulf of Oman
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Blast-Hit Tankers Being Inspected Off UAE

DUBAI, June 16 (Reuters) – The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed...

June 16, 2019
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Friday, June 7, 2019
A damaged Andrea Victory ship is seen off the Port of Fujairah
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U.A.E.-Led Probe of Oil Tanker Attacks Points to `State Actor’

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) — An investigation into a spate of attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East last month has concluded that a “state actor” is to blame,...

June 7, 2019
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Thursday, June 6, 2019
UAE Navy boats next to Al Marzoqah Saudi Arabia tanker are seen off the Port of Fujairah
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UAE to Present Tanker Attack Report to UN Security Council Members -Diplomats

DUBAI, June 6 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels...

June 6, 2019
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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
A damaged Andrea Victory ship is seen off the Port of Fujairah
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Bolton Says Iranian Mines Likely Caused UAE Tanker Blasts

By Lisa Barrington ABU DHABI, May 29 (Reuters) – U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines “almost certainly from Iran” were used to attack oil tankers...

May 29, 2019
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Friday, May 24, 2019
UAE Navy boats next to Al Marzoqah Saudi Arabia tanker are seen off the Port of Fujairah
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U.S. Blames Iran’s Revolutionary Guards for Tanker Attacks

By Phil Stewart, Idrees Ali and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, May 24 (Reuters) – The United States announced on Friday the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as...

May 24, 2019
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Friday, May 17, 2019
tanker deck
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London Marine Insurers Widen Middle East Threat Zone

LONDON, May 17 (Reuters) – London’s marine insurance market has extended the list of waters deemed as high risk to include Oman, the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf after...

May 17, 2019
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A damaged Andrea Victory ship is seen off the Port of Fujairah
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Insurer Says Iran’s Guards Likely Organized Tanker Attacks

By Jonathan Saul and Gwladys Fouche LONDON/OSLO, May 17 (Reuters) – Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are “highly likely” to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two...

May 17, 2019
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Wednesday, May 15, 2019
A damaged Andrea Victory ship is seen off the Port of Fujairah
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U.S. Believes Iran Encouraged Tanker Attacks -U.S. Sources

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, May 15 (Reuters) – U.S. officials believe Iran encouraged Houthi militants or Iraq-based Shi’ite militias to carry out Sunday’s attacks on four tankers near the Strait...

May 15, 2019
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A damaged Andrea Victory ship is seen off the Port of Fujairah
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Tanker Attacks Near UAE Expose Weaknesses in Gulf Arab Security

By Stephen Kalin, Alexander Cornwell and Dahlia Nehme RIYADH/DUBAI, May 15 (Reuters) – Attacks on Saudi tankers and other vessels off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this week expose...

May 15, 2019
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