Attacks Against Kharg Island and Ships in the Gulf 

As the Gulf war threatens once again to enter a more active phase, Iraq has launched air attacks on the Iranian export terminal at Kharg Island and has attacked a merchant ship at the most northern point in the Gulf so far.

In the past week Iraq has announced three air attacks (on 30 May, 3 June and 6 June) on Kharg Island. Independent reports suggest that the attacks concentrated on the "T Jetty" on the eastern...