U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise

An oil tanker is seen after it was attacked at the Gulf of Oman, June 13, 2019. ISNA/Handout via REUTERS

DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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. “It is the assessment of the United States government that the Islamic Republic of […]

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