Iranian Oil Tankers Are at Risk from Israel in the Suez Canal

Published April 7th, 2021 - 07:52 GMT
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An Iranian oil tanker at sea (AFP/FILE)
Three and a half million barrels of oil destined for Syria on Iranian vessels have finally been able to pass through the Suez Canal after being held up by the gigantic Ever Given after it became jammed in the canal in late March. According to, the Iranian ships could be waiting in the Mediterranean for a Russian naval escort following repeated attacks on Iranian cargo headed for Syria in the past few months. Syrians are in desperate need of fuel for heat and electricity. St

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