Missing UAE tanker suspected taken to Iranian port

US and Gulf security sources reported Tuesday that the UAE’s MT RIAH oil tanker has not been sighted since it went missing over the weekend. Some Gulf sources said the vessel had developed mechanical trouble and had been towed by Iranian ships to an Iranian port. But according to US intelligence sources, the UAE tanker was forced by Revolutionary Guards boats to sail into an Iranian port and break off communications. The missing tanker was last seen off the Iranian Qeshm Island in the Persian Gulf.

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9 thoughts on “Missing UAE tanker suspected taken to Iranian port

  • Jul 16, 2019 @ 11:06 at 11:06
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    The missing UAE tanker (with Iran suspected as having had “something” to do with its disappearance) is not surprising in view of the EU’s appeasement policy for Iran consistent with their policy which worked out just great for them in the late 1930’s.

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  • Jul 16, 2019 @ 11:49 at 11:49
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    pay the toll.

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  • Jul 16, 2019 @ 14:22 at 14:22
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    We know how Turkey reacted to its ship being biarded by commandoes and taken into port — they didn’t like it.

    How would Israel view its ships being boarded by commandoes and diverted to Gibraltar? Would they like that? Or would there be a “Price Tag”?

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  • Jul 16, 2019 @ 16:01 at 16:01
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    Hide the tanker is the new game in the Gulf! One thing is sure the Iranians had something to do with it’s disappearance. Maybe it’s retaliation for the Iranian Tanker being held by Britain? Either way the Iranians are pushing it hard and expecting the US will eventually back off without the support of the EU. The facts are this; the US could doesn’t need the EU the EU needs the US. Iran may drive a wedge between the US and Europe, but that wedge was always been there; it just needed to be driven home!

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    • Jul 16, 2019 @ 18:01 at 18:01
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      nah, the fck eu’s diddit, that’s all. the juice diddit all. unless you believe that it’s just one giant coincidence.

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  • Jul 16, 2019 @ 16:03 at 16:03
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    Hide the tanker is the new game in the Gulf! One thing is sure the Iranians had something to do with it’s disappearance. Maybe it’s retaliation for the Iranian Tanker being held by Britain? Either way the Iranians are pushing it hard and expecting the US will eventually back off without the support of the EU. The facts are this; the US doesn’t need the EU, the EU needs the US. Iran may drive a wedge between the US and Europe, but that wedge was always been there; it just needed to be driven home!

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  • Jul 16, 2019 @ 19:44 at 19:44
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    An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth…that’s not rocket science.
    The ball is back in CENTCOM’s court

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  • Jul 18, 2019 @ 1:37 at 1:37
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    Ahmadi’s was aborted. His “birth” is also a disinformation report.

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  • Jul 18, 2019 @ 19:03 at 19:03
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    56 hours before everyone else… Good job Debka!

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