Iran Intensifies Attacks against Saudi-Bound Tankers

Iranian attacks against tankers in the Gulf have taken a new turn with 11 out of the 15 strikes carried out since the beginning of September being directed against Saudirelated traffic. Before the US escort service for reflagged Kuwaiti tankers came into operation, it was Kuwaiti-related oil traffic that bore the brunt of the Iranian attacks.

Last week Iranian speedboats hit five tankers as follows: the Greek flag 63,737...