Sudan Ruling Council Admits It Ordered Deadly Dispersal of Protesters

KHARTOUM – Sudan’s ruling military council has acknowledged it ordered the June 3 attack on protesters in Khartoum that left dozens of people dead. Meanwhile, talks between the council and opposition parties on forming an interim government appear to have …

U.S. assessing situation following Gulf of Oman attack: White House

The United States will continue assessing the situation in the Gulf of Oman following an attack on two oil tankers, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.

U.S. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the attack on …

Tanker sinks after attack in Gulf, 44 crew picked up by Iran: IRNA

The Iranian news agency IRNA reported on Thursday that the Front Altair, an oil tanker damaged in an attack in the Gulf of Oman, had sunk.

Earlier reports had said the tanker was carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha, a flammable …

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats

The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said.

It’s unacceptable for any party to attack commercial …

Taiwan’s CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East

An oil tanker carrying fuel from the Middle East for Taiwan’s state oil refiner CPC Corp was suspected to have been attacked earlier on Thursday, the company said.

Oil tanker Front Altair was carrying 75,000 tonnes of naphtha, a petrochemical …

U.N. chief condemns tanker attacks, says facts must be established

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly condemned attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman that left one ablaze and both adrift, warning that the world cannot afford a major confrontation in the Gulf region.

I …

Two oil tankers evacuated after new incident in Gulf of Oman

The crews of two oil tankers were evacuated Thursday after sending out distress calls following a new incident in the Gulf of Oman that sent world oil prices soaring.

The incident, the second involving shipping in the strategic sea lane …