Iran's National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) rejects reports one of its oil tankers in Red Sea hit by rockets from Saudi Arabia calling situation "stable" and crew members "safe," Iranian state media says. U.S. officials say not clear what happened

Map. History of Iran conflict

16 December 2019
Mortar shelling nu pro-Assad forces targets Hajin town of Deir Ezzor countryside, in conjunction with shelling of the international coalition targeting Iranian militias in Salhia town of Albukamal countryside
Fierce clashes between the pro-Assad forces and Iranian militias on the one hand and the SDF on the other hand on the outskirts of the town of Tabia Jazira east of Deir Ezzor
Reports of firefights ongoing at Al-Tabiyah between SDF and Iranian-government Axis Forces
Saudi Riyal bonds fell to their lowest level in three weeks on fears of renewed tension in the Gulf
US Special Envoy on Iran: Iran's missile program must be deterred
US Special Envoy on Iran: Iran has rejected all diplomatic solutions
US Special Envoy on Iran: Tehran continues its destabilizing activities in the region
U.S. Defense Secretary: Iran is responsible for Saudi Aramco attacks
New today to KSA: The addition of 2 Fighter Squadrons, 1 Air Expeditionary Wing, 2 Patriot Batteries, and 1 Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system
The Pentagon today says 3,000 of its forces "have been extended or authorized [to Saudi Arabia] within the last month." And since May, "approximately 14,000" forces have been added to CENTCOM's "area of responsibility as an investment into regional security."
Pentagon: Since May, U.S. forces have increased in Middle East by ~14,000: statement. There are currently more than 60,000 U.S. troops deployed to various countries and aboard warships
At noon Esper and Milley will announce that more forces are headed to Saudi Arabia. It will be two F-15 squadrons and AWACs to backfill planes sent in May in response to Iran threat
US to send thousands of additional troops to Saudi Arabia following September 14 attack – Reuters
Iran's National Iranian Tanker Company (NITC) rejects reports one of its oil tankers in Red Sea hit by rockets from Saudi Arabia calling situation "stable" and crew members "safe," Iranian state media says. U.S. officials say not clear what happened
First images from Iranian oil tanker SABITI in Red Sea that suffered from two separate explosions on Friday morning as a result of likely missile attack. Iran2 month ago
First images from Iranian oil tanker SABITI in Red Sea that suffered from two separate explosions on Friday morning as a result of likely missile attack. Iran
Iranian Tanker Sabiti just went live on @MarineTraffic's AIS2 month ago
Iranian Tanker Sabiti just went live on @MarineTraffic's AIS
2 month ago
After a temporary halt in oil leakage from Iranian tanker SABITI in Red Sea, the leakage has again started and is going on. Iran's NITC had earlier said that the two main oil tanks of the vessel had been damaged likely as a result of missile attack
The US Navy: We are aware of media reports about the Iranian ship and no other information we have
Iranian National Petroleum Company has said that two missiles targeted the oil tanker Sinopa which has caused the explosions
2 month ago
Explosion at tanker in Red Sea: Report says all crew members of Iranian vessel are safe and the situation of tanker is stable
Explosion at tanker in Red Sea: The owner of the Iranian oil tanker suspects the explosion was caused by missile strikes
2 month ago
[email protected]: We believe explosion could happen at the Iranian Suezmax tanker SINOPA. She is laden with a million barrels of oil bound for Syria. That's her regular run. This is the 3rd Iranian tanker in 6 months to be incapacitated in this part of the Red Sea. 1st it was HAPPINESS I & recently, HELM.
Iran's state TV: Iranian oil tanker Sinopa has suffered an explosion about 60 miles away from the Saudi port of Jeddah, experts on the vessel believe the explosion was an act of terrorism2 month ago
Iran's state TV: Iranian oil tanker Sinopa has suffered an explosion about 60 miles away from the Saudi port of Jeddah, experts on the vessel believe the explosion was an act of terrorism
2 month ago
Explosion sets Iranian oil tanker on fire near Saudi port city of Jeddah
Warplanes intensively overflew Al-Bukamal east of Deir ez-Zur.
[email protected]: @SecPompeo met yesterday with Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman. They "discussed recent attacks on the Aramco facilities in Saudi Arabia, & the Secretary agreed that Saudi Arabia has every right to defend itself & its borders."
2 month ago
Netanyahu: "Israel strongly condemns the Turkish invasion of the Kurdish areas in Syria and warns against the ethnic cleansing of the Kurds by Turkey and its proxies. Israel is prepared to extend humanitarian assistance to the gallant Kurdish people."
2 month ago
PM of the transition government Netanyahu: The attack in Halle Germany on the holiest day for Jews is further proof for growing antisemitism in Europe. I call upon the German government to continue its efforts of fighting antisemitism
Deir ez-Zur: ISIS targeted headquarters of Iranian militias around Al Bukamal city by mortar shells
2 month ago
Khamenei: IslamicRevolution's art is encouraging men & women to enter tough fields including science; this has made all, even enemies, to praise it. A few years ago, a Zionist author said he was an enemy of Iran but he'd bow down to the man who designed such missiles despite sanctions
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