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At least 28 killed in fuel tanker explosion in Lebanon

A warehouse where fuel was illegally stored exploded in northern Lebanon on Sunday morning, killing at least 28 people and burning dozens. It’s the latest tragedy to hit the Mediterranean country in the throes of a devastating economic and political crisis. It was not immediately clear what caused the explosion near the border with Syria. […]

Was the Tanker Attack an Israeli False Flag?

By Philip Giraldi In the United States we now live under a government that largely operates in secret, headed by an executive that ignores the constitutional separation of powers and backed by a legislature that is more interested in social engineering than in benefitting the American people. The US, together with its best friend and […]

Tanker underway again after ‘potential hijacking’ near UAE ends

Boarders have left a tanker believed to have been seized off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, the Royal Navy reported on Wednesday morning. Three maritime security forces had told Reuters on Tuesday that the Asphalt Princess tanker had been seized by suspected Iranian-backed forces, which Iran denied. Shipping authority Lloyd’s List and maritime […]

Iran Behind Strike on Israeli-Managed Tanker?

By Stephen Lendman Source On July 30, Israeli-owned Zodiac Maritime said an attack on the Liberian-flagged Japanese-owned Mercer Street tanker it manages killed two crew members onboard. The incident occurred in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Oman. According to Tehran-based Al-Alam News, attacking the Mercer Street was in response to Israeli aggression on […]

EXPLOSIONS ROCK TANKER ANCHORED OFF SYRIA’S COAST (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Posted on May 9, 2021 by martyrashrakat ٍSouth Front On May 9 afternoon, two explosions rocked a tanker anchored of the coast of Syria’s Banias, where the country’s main oil terminal is located. The explosions were heard all over Banias. Locals shared footage showing two dark clouds of smoke rising from the tanker’s surface. Nevertheless, […]

Another ‘Mystery Explosion’ Has Hit An Oil Tanker Off Syria’s Coast

An oil tanker off Syria’s Mediterranean port of Banias has been hit with an explosion Sunday, resulting in a fire on board which was reportedly extinguished soon after. There were reportedly no casualties, but subsequent photographs showed large plumes of black smoke rising above the tanker, which may have been engaged in offloading its cargo. […]

Continuing the Story of the Hijacked Tanker and Frozen Funds

In early 2021, we wrote about the Iranian seizure of a South Korean tanker and how this precedent actually demonstrates a number of unresolved problems, most notably the problem of Iranian assets in South Korean banks intended to pay for Iranian crude oil imports and frozen because of US sanctions. Recall:  Iran has repeatedly urged Seoul […]

Iran army chief threatens to ‘teach Israel a good lesson’ after tanker targeted

Iran’s Armed Forces chief Mohammad Bagheri on Sunday threatened to “teach Israel a very good lesson,” appearing to hint the Jewish state was behind an attack on an Iranian tanker off Syria’s coast over the weekend, but stopping short of blaming Jerusalem directly for the incident. Bagheri told reporters: “We don’t announce anything about the […]

Iranian fuel tanker attacked by drone, Israel suspected

An Iranian tanker was reportedly attacked off the Syrian coast on Saturday, according to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. It was unclear what had happened, as Iran media was slow to report details. However, the Syrian state media did quote an oil ministry member as saying a fire took place on “what was […]

Fire Extinguished on Oil Tanker off Syria After Suspected Drone Attack

Smoke rises from a tanker off the coastal city of Baniyas, Syria, in this handout picture released on April 24, 2021. Photo: SANA/Handout via REUTERS Syria’s oil ministry said firefighters on Saturday put out a fire on an oil tanker off the Baniyas refinery after a suspected attack by a drone coming from the direction […]

Drone hits Iranian tanker near Syria, reports say

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‘DRONE ATTACK’ leaves Iranian tanker ablaze off Syrian coast – reports

A suspected drone attack left an oil tanker ablaze off the coast of Syria, the country’s state media said. The tanker was reportedly of Iranian origin. Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze, which threatened one of the vessel’s tanks, the Syrian Arab news agency reported on Saturday. Also on rt.com Iran exports 500,000 barrels of oil […]

Tanker released by Suez might be damaged, warns Egypt official

Cargo ship Ever Given might have suffered some damage after being wedged for a week at the Suez Canal’s shoreline, an Egyptian official warned yesterday. The former chairman of the state-run Suez Canal Authority (SCA), Mohab Mamish, told Youm7 that the tanker might undergo “some repair and maintenance operations on its front tail, which had […]

Israel rules out Greek tanker as suspect in Mediterranean oil spill

Browse > Home / News / Israel rules out Greek tanker as suspect in Mediterranean oil spill March 1, 2021 by JNS Read on for article The Greek tanker Minerva Helen was not the source of the tons of toxic tar that washed up on Israel’s shores last weekend, Israel’s Environmental Protection Ministry announced on Sunday. […]

Israel: Greek tanker ruled out as source of massive oil spill

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Greek tanker cleared of suspicion for oil spill that polluted Israel’s beaches

The Environmental Protection Ministry announced Sunday that it had absolved a Greek oil tanker suspected of responsibility for the oil leak that has contaminated Israel’s Mediterranean coast with tons of sticky, black tar. Investigators flew to Greece and checked over the Minerva Helen on Saturday, which is docked at the port of Piraus. A ministry […]

Satellite images show devastation from fuel tanker blast on Afghan-Iran border

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Fuel tanker blast causes massive fire at Afghan-Iran border

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“Powerful Enough To Be Spotted From Space”: Fuel Tanker Convoy Explodes At Afghan-Iran Border

According to the Associated Press, “Two explosions at the border crossing were powerful enough to be spotted from space by NASA satellites. One blast erupted around 1:10 p.m. Afghan time (0840 GMT), the next around a half hour later at 1:42 p.m. local (0912 GMT).” Video of the massive fuel tanker explosion today on the […]

Iranian tanker is seized due to technical reason

TEHRAN – Saeed Khatibzadeh, spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said on Monday that Iran is “waiting for more reports from the Indonesian government on the seizure of the Iranian oil tanker.” In his weekly press conference, Khatibzadeh said the seizure of Iranian tanker “is a technical issue and there have been such incidents […]

Iran Seizes South Korean Oil Tanker after Seoul Refuses to issue Payment of $6 Billion

Tehran authorities forced the Hankuk Chemi tanker, sailing under South Korean flag, to dock in Iran last week, suspecting the vessel of contaminating local waters. At the same time, the Islamic republic rejected accusations that it was holding the ship “hostage”. Iran’s seizure of the South Korean-flagged Hankuk Chemi tanker was not a provocation aimed […]

South Korea Delegation Heads to Iran to Seek Release of Seized Tanker: Yonhap

A South Korean-flagged tanker vessel which was seized by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards is seen in Gulf waters, Iran January 4, 2021. Photo: IRGC/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS. A South Korean delegation is heading to Iran on Wednesday to seek the release of a chemicals tanker and its 20-member crew seized in Gulf waters […]

South Korean tanker was boarded by armed Iran Guard forces

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Iran seizes South Korean oil tanker in Gulf; Seoul dispatches forces

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Iraq dismantles mine on tanker in Persian Gulf

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s military on Saturday said explosives experts with its naval forces successfully dismantled a mine that was discovered stuck to an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf two days earlier. The statement said Iraqi authorities have opened an investigation into the incident. No group has claimed responsibility for placing the mine. The announcement […]

CURSE OF SAUDIS: TANKER EXPLOSIONS AND OTHER UNFORTUNATE EVENTS

South Front [embedded content] A series of unfortunate events linked to the Saudi invasion in Yemen continues to pursue the Kingdom. On December 14, an explosion hit the Singapore-flagged BW Rhine, a chemical tanker hauling gasoline, off the Saudi port city of Jeddah, which is also known as the distribution center for oil giant Saudi […]

Mine explodes, damaging oil tanker off Saudi Arabia

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Third Iranian Tanker Docks at Venezuelan Port, Maduro Promises Fuel Supply

By Staff, Agencies The final tanker in a flotilla of three Iranian fuel tankers docked at eastern Venezuela’s Guaraguao port on Sunday, Refinitiv Eikon data and a person familiar with the matter reported, as Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro promised to normalize fuel supply in the gasoline-starved country. The three tankers, which began arriving last week, […]

First tanker to load crude at Libya’s Hariga port since January blockade

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Saudi oil tanker hit by Houthi rebels in Red Sea

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