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The United States Navy search and seizure team from The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul's (DDG 74) speak to fishermen aboard a Bahraini dhow during routine maritime security operations in Arabian Sea.

Trump says ‘Iran did do it,’ as US seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks

15 June 2019, 8:05 AM

The attacks raised fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route at a time of increased tension between Iran and the United States over US sanctions and military moves in the Middle East.

Oil facilities are seen on Lake Maracaibo in Cabimas.

Oil prices hover near January lows amid surging supply

6 June 2019, 6:40 AM

Oil prices steadied on Thursday after falling to near 5-month lows in the previous session.

An Israeli soldier walks past armoured Israeli military vehicles in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan

2 June 2019, 8:56 AM

The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria’s state media said three soldiers were killed in the second such flare-up in a week.

Pump jacks operate at sunset in an oilfield in Midland

Oil mixed as OPEC cuts, US sanctions prop up prices

28 May 2019, 10:43 AM

Oil prices were mixed on Tuesday as supply cuts, led by producer club OPEC, and US sanctions on fuel exports from Iran and Venezuela supported crude, while concerns about an economic slowdown weighed on the market.

Man with covered face carrying Islamic State flag and a rifle.

Australia strips citizenship from alleged Islamic State recruiter

29 December 2018, 9:36 AM

The Australian government has stripped citizenship from a man it believes is a top recruiter for Islamic State.



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