"Highly likely" Iran is behind apparent oil tanker attacks, U.S. defense official says

The U.S. Navy rushed to assist two tankers in the Middle East damaged in an apparent attack overnight. The incidents took place in the Gulf of Oman, near the Strait of Hormuz. Pictures from Iranian state media reportedly show two ships – one Japanese and one Norwegian – on fire after the attack. David Martin reports.

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36 thoughts on “"Highly likely" Iran is behind apparent oil tanker attacks, U.S. defense official says

    Paolo Lucatello

    (June 13, 2019 - 7:57 pm)

    Osama bin Laden still alive

    Ralf Rath

    (June 13, 2019 - 8:02 pm)

    Do you think Iran fears US Donald Trumpp USA? I have doubts! And Trump will send US troops to help Poland – in the wrong direction! This does not speak for the USA.

    Swift Justice

    (June 13, 2019 - 8:07 pm)

    theze false flagz are a insult tu our intelligence….

    amr abdo

    (June 13, 2019 - 8:08 pm)

    It does not matter who was behind it, US blames Iran.

    Sami -

    (June 13, 2019 - 8:15 pm)

    Let me guess weapons of mass destruction? Gulf of Tonkin?

    Sami -

    (June 13, 2019 - 8:21 pm)

    I'll be happy to join the Iranians

    no gods no managers

    (June 13, 2019 - 8:37 pm)

    horseshit, america is trying to start more wars for profit.

    gwendolyn smith

    (June 13, 2019 - 8:46 pm)

    Let me ask a question. Whatever happened to surveillance and radar? Will they be used in the future,smile you’re on candid camera 📸.?

    Alex Gillmor

    (June 13, 2019 - 9:02 pm)

    Are the Jewboys behind this

    Freeman Horton

    (June 13, 2019 - 9:06 pm)

    it's an Iranian traitorious, cowardly terrorist attack against Norvegian- Japanese owned commercial oil tankers
    the terrorist attack on commercial ships was planned by those who are supervising the battalions of death in Iran

    ToniSmack 009

    (June 13, 2019 - 9:29 pm)

    Then do something about it USA!…Iran Is ready for you USA!

    farsh cage

    (June 13, 2019 - 9:33 pm)

    Funny other news say Iranians saved the people on one of the ships

    Jeanette Dauzat

    (June 13, 2019 - 9:36 pm)

    Yet another false flag

    MG 75

    (June 13, 2019 - 9:44 pm)

    Nice try, Israel.


    (June 13, 2019 - 9:48 pm)

    USS Liberty v2.0


    (June 13, 2019 - 9:48 pm)

    Why did the Arab Emirates and Saudis made specificly that zone a no go zone for their shipments…hours before the attacks?

    Tihi Tihic

    (June 13, 2019 - 10:04 pm)

    Israeli agents attacked a tanker from Norway.

    Tihi Tihic

    (June 13, 2019 - 10:04 pm)

    Israeli agents attacked a tanker from Norway.

    Jade Waaka

    (June 13, 2019 - 10:14 pm)

    Highly likely?? Most certainly NOT Iran. Remember Weapons of mass destruction! Lies Lies Lies


    (June 13, 2019 - 10:24 pm)

    Here we go again – "Highly likely"

    Mike B

    (June 13, 2019 - 10:55 pm)

    I DON'T believe its a false flag I believe they did it.

    Mike B

    (June 13, 2019 - 10:56 pm)

    Never let Iran in the Western world .

    Mike B

    (June 13, 2019 - 10:57 pm)

    If anyone deserves getting heavily bombed its Iran.

    Reject Degeneracy

    (June 13, 2019 - 11:16 pm)

    Jewish false flag…Like always. Remember the USS Liberty.

    Bill Diblazin

    (June 13, 2019 - 11:23 pm)

    Israel did this and everyone knows it. REMEMBER THE USS LIBERTY!!!!!!


    (June 13, 2019 - 11:30 pm)

    This is an attempt at a FALSE FLAG

    Shapur Sassani

    (June 13, 2019 - 11:35 pm)

    Israeli-saudi false flag operation. They want to send american kids into war.

    Kraig Jenkins

    (June 14, 2019 - 12:04 am)

    All bout $$$$

    R 55

    (June 14, 2019 - 12:34 am)

    💯 Israel behind it and another excuse to attack Iran and all the puppets gonna help the American to pump more oil 🛢 🛢

    SRB Scientist

    (June 14, 2019 - 12:39 am)

    I've never seen a country like Iran who has real guts not fake real ! To stand against superpowers alone and talk eye to eye and fight eye to eye without any support.
    Standing since 1979 and still winning now that I call real player hero Vs all world.
    From Serbia. Stay strong Iran .

    john hebert

    (June 14, 2019 - 12:51 am)

    Liars liars another 911 false flag

    Donald Trump

    (June 14, 2019 - 1:00 am)

    I tbink saudi arabia , and saudi arabia alone should take care of this…but if this doesnt happen again the price of oil will drop….nevermind

    Mu ood ood 2212234

    (June 14, 2019 - 1:02 am)

    "Highly likely " C.I.A. is behind apparent oil tanker attacks, U.S. defence official says.

    Donald Trump

    (June 14, 2019 - 1:02 am)

    If we dont end up in a war , it will be cuz trump doesnt believe the false flag … its a shame when a president has to decide if he believes his own countrys intel agencies

    Donald Trump

    (June 14, 2019 - 1:04 am)

    It doesnt help that the moooolllaaah was on record a few weeks back talking about closing down the strait of hormuz..that dont help


    (June 14, 2019 - 1:47 am)

    eric prince blackwater and isreal were behind it because japan is buying iran oil.

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