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Explained: How tanker attackers on a skinny waterway could affect oil prices

The oil producing countries around the Gulf, including Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran, are crucial for supplying the world oil market. Most of their exports must travel through the Strait of Hormuz.

From China to UK, how global powers reacted to the tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman

While some nations have backed the US in its claims that Iran had carried out the attack, other nations have called for further talks on the attacks.

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Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman - shipping firms

The Bahrain-based US Navy Fifth Fleet said it was assisting the tankers after receiving distress calls following "reported attacks". The United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations, part of the Royal Navy, said it was investigating.

US Navy: Body found by Malaysia not one of McCain's missing

``Often it is a brutal reminder that what we do is dangerous work in an unforgiving environment, requiring honed skills and constant vigilance,'' Sawyer said. ``And even with those, bad things can happen.''

Oil tanker accident: Cops quiz owner of transport firm

The tanker was transporting Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE), a butane derivative used as a fuel component.

Oil tanker accident: Toll rises to 10

A tanker carrying around 35,000 liters of petrol lost control, ramming several vehicles before exploding at Charoti toll naka in Dahanu.

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