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Tanker war US-Iran Iran dismisses US allegations of bid to seize two oil tankers near Sea of Oman

The US has been opposed to Iranian attempts to create a regional maritime security alliance in the region, even as it maintains its own naval command base in Bahrain

Iran oil tanker Iran claims to have thwarted US attempt to steal oil from its ship in Sea of Oman

According to the Tasnim News Agency, Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps personnel landed on a tanker which the US was trying to confiscate and later steered it into Iranian waters

uk iran tanker wars Iranian tanker set free: What next?

UK recently announced its decision to set free Grace1, the Iranian supertanker which was seized about a month ago.

UK joins US efforts to pull Iran into conflict

Tanker wars between the UK and Iran are raging strong, with an Indian captain and chief officer caught in the middle and now under arrest.

Image circulated by Iran's IRIB agency of burning Front Altair (Photo: IRIB news agency) Two tankers allegedly attacked in Gulf of Oman

The attacks come a month after a similar ‘attack’ on four tankers off a UAE port. The US blamed Iran for that incident without providing any evidence for the same

Yemen war: US peace proposals are a sham

Despite the increase in international pressure, the Saudis seem set on their current course in an attempt to secure their energy interests. In this context, US proposals for peace and decisions to stop refuelling Saudi jets are unlikely to have any substantial impact on the conflict.