Pentagon Releases New Pictures Accusing Iran of Attacking 2 Oil Tankers
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 18:40 WIB | GLOBAL |Global

The U.S. Defense Department has released new photographs it says are more proof that Iran attacked two foreign oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week.

The pictures show what the United States says are Iranian Revolutionary Guard forces taking an unexploded mine off the side of the Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous tanker. Another shot shows where the mine had been attached.

Other pictures show a large hole in the Courageous that the Pentagon says was likely caused by another mine.

Iran has not reacted to the new pictures, but has denied involvement in the tanker attacks, calling the claims "ridiculous" and "dangerous."

Monday afternoon, Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were"defensive purposes."

Source : VOA

RELATED NEWS

Hong Kong Protesters Set up Roadblocks, Clash with Police
Monday, 21 October 2019 17:36 WIB

Hong Kong protesters flooded the city's streets on Sunday in defiance of a ban by the authorities on their march, setting up roadblocks and tossing firebombs amid the firing of tear gas by police. Protest leaders carried a black banner at the front of the procession that read, "Five main demands, n...

Trump Cancels Plan to Hold G-7 at His Miami Golf Club
Monday, 21 October 2019 10:30 WIB

In a series of Tweets Saturday night U.S. President Donald Trump said he was canceling plans to hold the 2020 G-7 summit at a golf resort he owns in Miami, Florida. The U.S. president last week had confirmed plans to hold the annual summit at the Trump National Doral, but his plans had drawn wide c...

Fighting Continues in Syria
Friday, 18 October 2019 23:31 WIB

Despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire agreement, fighting continued Friday in northeast Syria. Loud bangs and gunfire could be heard, and smoke could be seen rising over the town of Ceylanpinar, a day after Turkey and the U.S. agreed to a five-day cease-fire in Turkey's offensive against Kurdish fight...

British Opposition Parties Already Rejecting Latest Brexit Deal
Friday, 18 October 2019 17:04 WIB

European Union leaders are hoping the British Parliament will vote in favor of the latest Brexit deal when it comes before the lawmakers Saturday, but opposition parties are already saying they won't. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the EU reached agreement early Thursday, two weeks before Johnson...

Former Nazi Guard, 93, Goes on Trial in Germany
Friday, 18 October 2019 10:45 WIB

A 93-year-old former concentration camp guard went on trial in Germany Thursday for abetting in the murder of more than 5,000 people. Bruno Dey was 17 when he began working as a guard at the Stutthof camp near what was then Danzig, and is now Gdansk in Poland. Dey stands accused of being an access...

ANOTHER NEWS
Stocks rise at market open on renewed trade optimism
Monday, 21 October 2019 21:02 WIB U.S. stocks rose at the start of trade Monday after China's top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He said over the weekend that the U.S. and China had made "substantial progress" toward a so-called "phase-one" trade deal that investors hope will...

DISCLAIMER

Seluruh materi atau konten yang tersaji di dalam website ini hanya bersifat informatif saja, dan tidak dimaksudkan sebagai pegangan serta keputusan dalam investasi atau jenis transaksi lainnya. Kami tidak bertanggung jawab atas segala akibat yang timbul dari penyajian konten tersebut. Semua pihak yang mengunjungi website ini harus membaca Terms of Service (Syarat dan Ketentuan Layanan) terlebih dahulu dan dihimbau untuk melakukan analisis secara independen serta memperoleh saran dari para ahli dibidangnya.