A photo of the crude oil tanker Front Altair during the firefighting on board the ship in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday. Reuters
The video, published on Thursday on the US Central Command's website, purports to show the crew of an Iranian patrol boat removing an object from the hull of a vessel whose markings appear to match archive footage and pictures of the Japanese-owned tanker Kokuka Courageous.
The affected states stressed that the attacks endangered international commercial navigation and the security of global energy supplies, and threatened international peace and security.
The United Arab Emirates has strongly condemned the drone attacks on two pump stations on Saudi Aramco’s East-West pipeline.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced 1,520 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 679,321.
On the occasion of World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, the UAE Public Prosecution warned the public against revealing the names or publishing photographs of victims or witnesses involved in human trafficking cases.
The Saudi Ministry of Tourism announced that the Kingdom will open its doors to tourists and lift the entry ban for visa holders starting from August 1.