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US-Iranian Naval Confrontation in the Gulf of Oman; More Oil Targets Attacked 

The war in the Gulf has taken on a new dimension with the first confrontation between US and Iranian warships, an unprecedented number of attacks on tankers and a series of bombings of oil targets. On 13 May a US navy destroyer intercepted an Iranian frigate in the Gulf of Oman and warned it to stay clear of a US cargo vessel, the President McKinley, which was heading to the port of Fujairah in...