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Oil Prices Jump on Fears of Iranian Retaliation Against Us

LONDON — The price of oil surged Friday on concerns that Iran might respond to the killing of its top general by the United States by disrupting global supplies of energy from the Mideast. “Revenge will come, maybe not overnight, but it will come and until ...
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Britain Says Iranian Vessels Tried to Block Tanker in Gulf

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The British navy said Thursday it stopped three Iranian paramilitary vessels from disrupting the passage of a British oil tanker through the Strait of Hormuz in a brief but tense standoff stemming from the U.K.'s role in seizing a...
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US, Iran Exchange Accusations in Wake of Attacks on Oil Tankers

The U.S. military released a video Friday it said showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the two oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz, suggesting Tehran wanted to hide evidence of its alleged involvement.  Ir...