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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.



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