Iraq Steps up Attacks on Iranian Oil Installations

Iraq has escalated its aerial bombardment of Iranian oil installations, attacking Kharg Island, offshore oilfields in the northern Gulf and oil facilities in the Khuzestan province in southwest Iran.

The Iranian oil export terminal at Kharg Island was attacked twice on 28 and 30 October, according to an Iraqi military spokesman. Furthermore, on 29 and 30 October attacks were carried out against three offshore oilfields -...