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  • *Pioneers Holding soars in Egypt on potential unit sale. The attacks on the tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday raised fears of a military confrontation in a vital shipping route for global oil supply and heightened tensions between Iran and the United States, which have been in a standoff over Irans nuclear programme. Most Saudi banks were down, despite...

  • Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, attended a bilateral meeting with United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in the Executive Suite at UN Headquarters. 

    *Trumps says U.S. video shows Iran "did it". DUBAI, June 15- Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies and joined the United States in blaming Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region. Washington, already embroiled in a standoff with Iran over its nuclear...

  • *Trumps says U.S. video shows Iran "did it". DUBAI, June 15- Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region. Washington, already embroiled in a standoff with Iran over its nuclear programme,...

  • DUBAI/ WASHINGTON, June 14- The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea. Thursday's attacks raised fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route at a time of...

  • *Iran did do it, "Trump says. *Tehran says accusing Iran "convenient" for U.S. officials. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route.

  • *Iran did do it, "Trump says. *Tehran says accusing Iran "convenient" for U.S. officials. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route.

  • *Tehran says accusing Iran "convenient" for U.S. officials. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route. They come at a time of escalating confrontation between the United States and Iran.

  • DUBAI, June 14- The United States and its allies may need to to start escorting commercial vessels to prevent further attacks in Gulf oil shipping lanes, Gulf sources and experts said. Six tankers have been hit in the past month in two attacks near the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil passes, and Washington and Riyadh have accused Iran...

  • *Tehran says accusing Iran "convenient" for U.S. officials. DUBAI, June 14- Iran said on Friday it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf, after an incident that has raised concerns about a new confrontation in the vital oil shipping route. Washington released a video that it said showed...

  • *Iran rejects U.S. accusation of involvement in tanker attacks. DUBAI, June 14- Iran rebuffed blame on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and affirmed its responsibility for security in the Strait of Hormuz where almost a fifth of the world's oil passes, state radio reported. These accusations are alarming, " Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas...

  • WASHINGTON, June 13- The U.S. military released a video late on Thursday that it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese-owned oil tanker, as Washington blamed Iran for attacks rattling global oil markets. Such imagery is often difficult to declassify and its release appeared to show U.S. efforts to...

  • *U.S. provides no explicit evidence for accusing Iran. *Iran says it' categorically rejects' U.S. assertion. DUBAI/ WASHINGTON, June 13- The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation.

  • *Iran says it "categorically rejects" U.S. assertion. DUBAI/ WASHINGTON, June 13- The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation. Iran "categorically rejects the U.S. unfounded claim with regard to 13 June oil tanker incidents and condemns...

  • *Iran calls incidents' suspicious' and urges dialogue. *Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip. DUBAI/ WASHINGTON, June 13- The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation.

  • *Iran calls incidents "suspicious", urges dialogue. DUBAI/ WASHINGTON, June 13- Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident. Tensions between Iran and the United States, along with its allies...

  • *Iran calls incidents "suspicious", urges dialogue. *Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip. DUBAI, June 13- Two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States.

  • June 13- Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:. *There had been an engine room fire on the tanker, which was carrying a cargo of methanol from Saudi Arabia to Singapore. *A second ship, the Marshall Islands- flagged Front Altair, was "suspected of being...

  • June 13- Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:. *There had been an engine room fire on the tanker, which was carrying a cargo of methanol from Saudi Arabia to Singapore. *A second ship, the Marshall Islands- flagged Front Altair, was "suspected of being...

  • CREW WAS TRANSFERRED FROM HYUNDAI DUBAI TO IRANIAN NAVY VESSEL AND THEN TO IRANIAN PORT OF BANDAR ABBAS- STATEMENT.

  • *Iran calls incidents "suspicious," urges dialog. *Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip. The Front Altair was on fire in waters between Gulf Arab states and Iran after an explosion that a source blamed on a magnetic mine.