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US warns airliners flying in Gulf amid Iran tensions

US warns airliners flying in Gulf amid Iran tensions

U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Gulf faced a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. The warning relayed by U.S. diplomatic posts from the Federal Aviation Administration underlined the risks the...

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Attacking Gulf oil routes exposes alternatives to Hormuz

Attacking Gulf oil routes exposes alternatives to Hormuz

Attacks on Saudi and UAE oil assets built to bypass the Strait of Hormuz, a strategically important waterway in the Gulf, have raised fears that alternative routes could be vulnerable. Four ships including two Saudi oil tankers were damaged in mysterious sabotage attacks Sunday off...

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Saudis accuse Iran of ordering Yemen rebel oil attack

Saudis accuse Iran of ordering Yemen rebel oil attack

Saudi Arabia's deputy defense minister, Khalid bin Salman, Thursday accused Iran of ordering drone attacks on two of its oil pumping stations that were claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels. Tuesday's "attack by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias against the two Aramco pumping stations proves...

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UAE says it will show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran's behavior a concern

UAE says it will show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran's behavior a concern

The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to de-escalation during a “difficult situation” caused by Iranian behavior in the region, a senior official said on Wednesday. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash...

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