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Iran-Israel conflict: Oil, LNG prices may rise if Tehran blocks Strait of Hormuz

Iran-Israel conflict: Crude oil prices have hovered around USD 90 per barrel since the conflict.

Iran-Israel conflict: Oil, LNG prices may rise if Tehran blocks Strait of Hormuz
Published on Apr 21, 2024 01:26 PM IST

Between the Gulf and the Sea, a changing geopolitical scenario

The Red Sea is the eye of the storm today, with its winds changing West Asian international relations for actors both within and outside the region

An Israeli Navy missile boat is seen off the coast of Eilat, October 31, 2023. (Israel Defense Forces)
Updated on Feb 20, 2024 08:44 PM IST

US aims to deploy troops on commercial tankers to deter seizures by Iran

Asked if there are concerns that the deployment could lead to confrontation between US and Iranian forces, the official said that was effectively up to Tehran.

The US military says Iran has either seized or attempted to take control of nearly 20 internationally flagged ships in the region over the past two years.(AFP/ Representational)
Published on Aug 04, 2023 04:22 AM IST

Iran tried to seize two oil tankers and fired shots at one: US Navy

It said that in both cases, Iranian naval vessels backed off after US Navy responded to distress signals & that both commercial ships continued their voyages.

The gunfire directed at the second vessel did not cause casualties or major damage. (Reuters)
Published on Jul 05, 2023 06:51 PM IST
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Iran seizes second oil tanker in six days amid sanctions: US Navy

‘The IRGCN subsequently forced the oil tanker to reverse course and head toward Iranian territorial waters off the coast of Bandar Abbas’.

The latest two incidents come after Tehran's Western rivals toughened sanctions on Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps last week.(Twitter/ Eye on Afghanistan)
Published on May 03, 2023 04:36 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Animesh Chaturvedi
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