Saudi Oil Tankers Among Those Attacked Off UAE Amid Iran Tensions

A damaged ANDREA VICTORY ship is seen off the Port of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between the United States and Iran.

Lawmakers Demand No More Oil Waivers for Iran

Rep. Liz Cheney

A delegation of Republican House lawmakers petitioned the State Department not to continue issuing sanctions waivers that have permitted Iran to continue engaging in its lucrative oil trade, yet another salvo in an ongoing battle between the Trump administration and Congress.