UAE plot against Iran
Former Director General for the Middle East at the Foreign Ministry has said: “The UAE is trying to transform the tanker incidents into an international incident and involve the UN Security Council. But, regardless of who is responsible, it will be pinned on Iran.”
Iran, Russia set for joint naval drill in the Persian Gulf
Iranian and Russian military forces will stage a rare naval drill in the Persian Gulf later this year, the commander of Iran’s navy has announced.
Can Israel target Iran’s oil tankers?
A Middle East expert in Iran believes: “Netanyahu’s comments on taking action against Iranian oil tankers to prevent them from circumventing sanctions is more for internal use with the approaching Parliamentary elections in Israel and this is not possible according to International law.”