Map. History of Trade Wars conflict

22 Oktober 2019
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Acting US Secretary of Defense: There is currently a process underway to identify the source of the mines used in the attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman
Image courtesy of @planetlabs, fire extinguished on Front Altair, hole in the side of the vessel can be seen.4 Monat zuvor
Image courtesy of @planetlabs, fire extinguished on Front Altair, hole in the side of the vessel can be seen.
Sky News can reveal a Chinese-owned company is making circuit boards for the top-secret next-generation F-35 warplanes flown by the UK and the United States
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Pentagon believes crew of Norwegian-owned tanker Front Altair detained by Iran. US officials say crew first rescued by merchant vessel, Hyundai Dubai, but Iranian gunboats surrounded ship demanding crew. Captain ordered crew to surrender. 23 crew members being held in Iran
Meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation in Bishkek: Rouhani to Putin: In the conditions of serious external influence, imposed by external sanctions, the need for interaction between our countries becomes more urgent every day
Trump: The Gulf of Oman will not be closed but if it happens, it will not last long
Maia Sandu requests the resignation of General Prosecutor Eduard Harunjen after the RISE investigation
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Russia cuts interest rates for the first time since March 2018. To 7,5%
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Naftogaz denies receiving Gazprom's offer on settlement deal
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The owner of the oil tanker Altair confirms there is no pollution or leakage in the Gulf of Oman
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The owner of the oil tanker Front Altair announces the control of the fire and that the ship's position is stable
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Turkish Foreign Minister says his country will respond if Washington imposed sanctions on it because of the S-400 deal with Russia
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Acting US Defense Secretary: Iran's repeated attacks pose a threat to international peace and security and an attack on freedom of navigation
A explosion took place today at a large makeshift oil refinery site, north of Al-Bab in Aleppo. There are hundreds of refineries here producing mazut for export
Trump official: Washington is discussing with its allies how to protect international navigation
Al-Faleh: Aramco has increased its readiness to deal with such hostile actions
Saudi Energy Minister condemns attack on oil tankers in Gulf of Oman
The FrontAltair tanker was one of 2 ships reportedly attacked today in the Gulf of Oman At the time of the incident, it was carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha. 2 of  Sentinel images caught the ship on fire:Sentinel2 (detail); idem (wider view); Sentinel3 image by @simon_sat4 Monat zuvor
The #FrontAltair tanker was one of 2 ships reportedly attacked today in the Gulf of Oman At the time of the incident, it was carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha. 2 of Sentinel images caught the ship on fire:Sentinel2 (detail); idem (wider view); Sentinel3 image by @simon_sat
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Libya's NOC says 80 soldiers entered Ras Lanuf terminal, taken over building
The wife of San Diego area Congressman Duncan Hunter pleads guilty to a conspiracy charge for using campaign funds for personal use.
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Russian president Putin has approved the plans, of the Russian state owned oil company "Rosneft" to exploit and to drill in two gas fields in Venezuela.
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Sudan's former President Omar Al-Bashir charged with corruption, according to state media
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Oakland Airport running on generator at Terminal 2 after power outage
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U.S. tells the Security Council that it is unacceptable to attack merchant ships from any party
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The UN Security Council is discussing the attack on the oil tankers in the Sea of Oman
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Arab League: Security Council must act to respond to attacks on oil tankers
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Kremlin: It is too early to say who is responsible for the attack on the two ships in the Sea of Oman and warn against rushing conclusions
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The damage to one of two tankers that came under attack off the coast of Iran is consistent with a hit by a torpedo or other projectile, according to early assessments
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Oil tanker owners DHT Holdings and Heidmar have suspended new bookings to the Middle East Gulf region following the attacks against two tankers in the Sea of Oman
Aerial footage shows one of the oil tankers targeted in the Sea of Oman4 Monat zuvor
Aerial footage shows one of the oil tankers targeted in the Sea of Oman
Earlier today the Front Altair crude oil tanker was apparently attacked in the GulfOfOman. Shortly after, the @CopernicusEU Sentinel-3A satellite flew over and took this view. Smoke from the burning tanker clearly visible on the left (circled red).4 Monat zuvor
Earlier today the Front Altair crude oil tanker was apparently attacked in the GulfOfOman. Shortly after, the @CopernicusEU Sentinel-3A satellite flew over and took this view. Smoke from the burning tanker clearly visible on the left (circled red).
Images of the fire at Front Altair4 Monat zuvor
Images of the fire at Front Altair
Iranian news agency ISNA published pictures of one of the tankers amid the attack4 Monat zuvor
Iranian news agency ISNA published pictures of one of the tankers amid the attack
Kuwait has put its oil facilities on high alert following the attack against two tankers in the Sea of Oman
TankerTrackers: Here is the first @NASA satellite image taken this morning of (what seems to be based on AIS pos) the FrontAltair tanker. We had to enhance the original. We noted the distress call times as reported by @katiemcque. A couple of tugboats in the area have diverted to assist.4 Monat zuvor
TankerTrackers: Here is the first @NASA satellite image taken this morning of (what seems to be based on AIS pos) the FrontAltair tanker. We had to enhance the original. We noted the distress call times as reported by @katiemcque. A couple of tugboats in the area have diverted to assist.
Iran expresses 'concern' after 'suspicious' tanker incidents
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Front Altair attack: Salvage vessel E-TWO at Front Altair now. Standing off at the moment, reporting large hole just above the waterline, cargo coming out and on fire.
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American warship identifying itself as 'Coalition Warship' staring they have multiple vessels and aircraft in the vicinity. Iranian Navy calling vessels asking their intention in the area. Also calling to speak to the Captain of Kokukua Coursgeous, he hasn't responded yet.
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Frontline oil tanker Front Altair still on fire, has not sunk -Frontline spokesman citing information from nearby vessel
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Attacked happened about 0630 Local time (0230 UTC) On the VHF the distress call stated they were under attack and on fire. They had to abandon ship and were picked up by Hyundai Dubai. They were then transferred to an Iranian SAR vessel and Hyundai Dubai continued its voyage.
.@DonaldAMacLeod: Sitting at anchor off Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman and tanker Front Altair is torpedoed 45 miles away from us, another one Kokuka Courageous is hit 75 miles away.4 Monat zuvor
[email protected]: Sitting at anchor off Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman and tanker Front Altair is torpedoed 45 miles away from us, another one Kokuka Courageous is hit 75 miles away.
Japan's trade minister says he has received information that two ships carrying cargo related to Japan have been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz.
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Tanker Front Altair is burning in the Gulf of Oman
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"Oil tanker Front Altair was carrying 75,000 tons of naphtha, a petrochemical feedstock, when it was "suspected of being hit by a torpedo" around noon Taiwan time (0400GMT), Wu I-Fang, CPC's petrochemical business division CEO," told Reuters.
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Iranian ships rescued 44 foreign sailors after the attack on two oil tankers in the Sea of Oman
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Two oil tankers still on fire after attacks in Gulf of Oman - source
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Incident involving tanker Kokuka Courageous damaged ship's hull but tanker in no danger of sinking - spokesman
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21 crew members abandoned ship after incident in Gulf of Oman: spokesman for Kokuka Courageous tanker managers.
Statement: One of the ships was loaded with methanol on its way from Jubail, Saudi Arabia to Singapore
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Taiwan's CPC says oil tanker front Altair carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha for CPC suspected of being hit by unknown object
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The U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet says it is "aware of the reported attack on tankers in the Gulf of Oman"
Commissioner @JHahnEU and Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev opening 5th EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum today in Baku. Record 1000 registered participants.4 Monat zuvor
Commissioner @JHahnEU and Minister of Economy of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev opening 5th EU-Azerbaijan Business Forum today in Baku. Record 1000 registered participants.
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The two vessels involved in the incident in the Gulf of Oman are the Front Altair (Marshall Islands flag) and Kokuka Courageous (Panama Flag).
The second tanker targeted is Kokuka Courageous; Reports it fell silent4 Monat zuvor
The second tanker targeted is Kokuka Courageous; Reports it fell silent
The Japanese government: Abe's visit to Iran does not mean mediation between Tehran and Washington
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Brent crude up 3.5% on the back of an accident in the Gulf of Oman
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Tanker Front Altair was on fire, U.A.E. official at the U.A.E. port of Fujairah and a person with knowledge of the matter said, vessel had loaded oil from the Abu Dhabi before setting off to sea
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Distress calls from oil tankers arriving at ports overlooking the Sea of Oman
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Reports: "Explosions heard" onboard 2 oil tankers in Sea of Oman; The targeted oil carriers carry crude oil from the Gulf
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Two large explosions targeted two tankers in the Sea of Oman
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UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges 'extreme caution' amid US-Iran tensions.
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