Analysis |

Intel Implicating Iran in Tanker Attack Serves Israel's Diplomatic anti-Tehran Campaign

While tensions between Israel and Iran simmer, recent killing of Palestinians in the West Bank raises difficult questions for the Israeli defense establishments

Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel
Amos Harel

When it’s convenient, Iran takes the policy of ambiguity to the extreme. At the end of last week its Revolutionary Guards were accused of launching suicide drones against the oil tanker Mercer Street off the coast of Oman, an attack that killed a British citizen and a Romanian citizen. The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced Sunday that its country was not responsible for the attack on the ship, which is partially owned by a company belonging to Israeli businessman Eyal Ofer.

Comments

SUBSCRIBERS JOIN THE CONVERSATION FASTER

Automatic approval of subscriber comments.

Subscribe today and save 40%

Already signed up? LOG IN

ICYMI

From the cover of 'Shmutz.'

'There Are Similarities Between the Hasidic Community and Pornography’

A scene from Netflix's "RRR."

‘RRR’: If Cocaine Were a Movie, It Would Look Like This

Lake Kinneret. The high water level created lagoons at the northern end of the lake.

Lake Kinneret as You’ve Never Experienced It Before

An anti-abortion protester holds a cross in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Roe v. Wade: The Supreme Court Leaves a Barely United States

Yair Lapid.

Yair Lapid Is the Most Israeli of All

A young Zeschke during down time, while serving with the Wehrmacht in Scandinavia.

How a Spanish Beach Town Became a Haven for Nazis