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Iran and Russia launch new phase of nuclear power reactor construction

Tehran and Moscow inaugurated on Sunday a new phase of construction for a second reactor at Iran’s sole nuclear power plant in Bushehr on the Gulf coast.

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Zarif: It’s Clear that we are not seeking war

As the United States maintains its “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran, tension is on the rise in the Gulf, raising concerns over a full-blown military escalation.

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UK ‘deeply concerned’ over tanker seizure

The UK government has said it is “deeply concerned” about Iran’s “unacceptable” seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf.

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Oil prices slip as trade tension, attack on tanker stoke fresh fears

Oil prices slipped on Monday as signs of an economic slowdown amid international trade disputes began to outweigh supply fears that were stoked by attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week and sent prices higher.

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UK to Send Marines to Persian Gulf Region to Protect Country’s Vessels – Reports

The United Kingdom decided to send 100 marines to the Persian Gulf region in order to protect its military and merchant vessels after the recent incident in the Gulf of Oman, local media reported on Sunday.

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Front Altair Oil Tanker Damaged by Explosion in Gulf of Oman to Be Inspected by Specialist Team

A specialist team will inspect the Front Altair oil tanker, one of the two vessels that suffered an explosion last week in the Gulf of Oman, to assess its condition and damages, Frontline Management AS, the vessel’s parent company, said in a statement.

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Front Altair Oil Tanker Damaged by Explosion in Gulf of Oman to Be Inspected by Specialist Team

A specialist team will inspect the Front Altair oil tanker, one of the two vessels that suffered an explosion last week in the Gulf of Oman, to assess its condition and damages, Frontline Management AS, the vessel’s parent company, said in a statement.

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Pentagon seeks to build global ‘consensus’ on Iran. Is it time to worry?

The Trump administration is looking to “build international consensus” against Iran following attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. But what does that actually mean

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Oil tanker captain disputes part of US account of attack

The captain of one of the oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday disputed part of the United States’ account of the attack on Friday.

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Why Israel is quietly cosying up to Gulf monarchies

n mid-February 2019, Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, flew to Warsaw for a highly unusual conference. Under the auspices of the US vice-president, Mike Pence, he met the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and two other Gulf states that have no diplomatic relations with Israel.

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If Iran can’t export oil, no oil will be exported from Gulf: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made an apparent threat on Tuesday to disrupt other countries’ oil shipments through the Gulf if Washington presses ahead with efforts to halt Iranian oil exports.

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China is said to resume Iran oil imports after receiving curbs waiver

Asia’s largest buyer of Iranian oil is said to have resumed purchases from the Gulf state following a one-month hiatus, a move that will help allay fears that US sanctions on the Opec producer will constrain global supplies.

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Saudi Arabia hints at plan to turn Qatar into an island

A Saudi official hinted Friday the kingdom was moving forward with a plan to dig a canal that would turn the neighboring Qatari peninsula into an island, amid a diplomatic feud between the Gulf nations.

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Sudan’s Swar al-Dahab says siege imposed on Qatar hurt Arab national security

The former president of Sudan, Swar Al-Dahab has called on Saudi Arabia to end the Gulf crisis and invite Qatar to participate in the upcoming Arab summit in Riyadh.

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After hundreds of thousands evacuate, Vietnam escapes worst of deadly typhoon

A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam. The storm was expected to dissipate over the Gulf of Thailand later Tuesday.

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EU Resolution Calls For Arms Embargo Against Saudi Arabia

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution, which calls for an EU-wide embargo on arms sales to Saudi Arabia over the alleged war crimes it has committed in Yemen. The resolution also criticizes EU members selling arms to the Gulf kingdom.

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