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Israel Accuses Iran of Deliberately Spilling Oil in the Mediterranean

Emerald, seen here as the Ebn Batuta prior to her sale (file image courtesy Libyan General National Maritime Transport Company) The government of Israel has accused Iran of responsibility for the oil spill affecting its Mediterranean shoreline, claiming that a tanker full of Iranian crude deliberately released the pollution in early February. In a briefing Wednesday, Environmental Protection…

Kissinger says Trump, Nixon foreign policies similar, warns Biden on Iran

closeVideoDr. Henry Kissinger, the former secretary of state for both Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, likened President Donald Trump’s Middle East diplomatic achievements to Nixon’s opening of China in 1972. He also warned that the U.S. should continue the tough Trump policy on Iran. “I think that one of the great successes of the previous administration was that they had…

Houthis claim strike on Saudi oil facility

Yemen’s Houthi rebels said they attacked a Saudi oil facility in the port city of Jeddah, the latest in a series of cross-border missile and drone strikes the group has claimed against the kingdom amid the grinding war in Yemen.Saudi Arabia’s state-owned media did not immediately acknowledge any incident in Jeddah.Brigadier General Yehia Sarie, a…

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