Yemeni Armed Drones Attack Saudi Oil Pipeline

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The strike was believed to be backed by Iran, which warned Tuesday of U.S.-created ‘false flag attacks’ as the likelihood of conflict escalates.  By Paul D. Shinkman, Senior National Security WriterMay 14, 2019, at 10:16 a.m. MoreMore A MAJOR OIL PIPELINE IN Saudi Arabia was struck by armed drones and temporarily shut down, the kingdom’s energy minister said Tuesday, calling the move an “act …

Probe underway after Saudi oil tankers came under ‘sabotage attack’ off Fujairah

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UAE on Sunday said the sabotage targeted four ships off the coast of Fujairah Published:  May 13, 2019 09:26 Last updated:  May 13, 2019 22:12Gulf News Web Report HIGHLIGHTS Four commercial cargo ships were subjected to sabotage operations on Sunday, May 12, near UAE territorial waters in the Gulf of Oman, east of Fujairah. The concerned authorities have taken all necessary measures and are …

Two Saudi oil tankers ‘sabotaged’ in the Gulf

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Two Saudi oil tankers were the targets of a “sabotage attack” off the coast of the United Arab Emirates on Sunday, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister says. The incident near Fujairah port caused “significant damage” to the vessels, Khalid al-Falih said in a statement. The UAE said four ships of various nationalities had been hit. There were no injuries or deaths. …

India takes lesson from terror attacks on Sri Lanka: Maritime security heightened

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New Delhi: After a series of explosions at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed 290 people and injured more than 500 on Sunday, Indian Coast Guard are on high alert along the maritime boundary. According to sources, intelligence input suggested that those behind the deadly attack might attempt to escape from Sri Lanka and try to enter India via …

Cyclone Idai: more than 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique

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President describes scale of disaster as huge, as Red Cross says most of Beira damaged or destroyed More than 1,000 people are feared dead in a devastating cyclone that hit Mozambique on Friday, the country’s president has said. Filipe Nyusi told Mozambican radio he had seen “many bodies” floating in the overflowing Pungwe and Busi rivers. “It appears that we can register …

Vigilance Essential Despite Reduction to Piracy High Risk Area in the Indian Ocean

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Mar 08, 2019 The Round Table of international shipping associations plus the OCIMF, representing the global shipping and oil industry have announced that the geographic boundaries of the ‘High Risk Area’ for piracy in the Indian Ocean have been reduced, with new advice issued to merchant ship operators. The High Risk Area reflects the area where the threat from piracy …