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Are tensions between US, Gulf allies and Iran coming to a head?

2019-05-16 09:21:51       source:The Aljazeera

May 16, 2019

Iran-backed rebels attacking a Saudi oil pipeline with drones. A puzzling raid on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sabre-rattling between Washington and Tehran as US warships head to the region.

Many details remain unclear about events in the Gulf over the past few days.

But as facts emerge about apparent acts of sabotage, analysts on the oil-rich region warned that deepening tensions between the United States, its Gulf allies, and Iran could be coming to a head.

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