Russian navy seen escorting Iranian tankers bound for Syria

Last week, the Iranian-flagged oil tanker Samah entered the Mediterranean Sea via the Suez Canal. After a few miles, the 900-foot-long ship stopped reporting its position and destination. Evidence suggests the ship sailed to Syria, escorted by two Russian Navy ships, including a destroyer.

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Are Greek tankers delivering Venezuelan oil products controlled by Iran to the U.S., Europe and the Far east?

According to the National review (12 October), Iran and Venezuela are circumventing American energy sanctions. The article emphasizes that in July 2020, Iran took control over the El Palito refinery from Venezuelan government as payment for the Iranian oil delivered to Venezuela in recent months.

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IRGC Quds Force commander warns Tehran will definitely avenge Soleimani

Earlier, Politico reported, citing an anonymous intelligence source, that Tehran is looking at options to avenge the killing of top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. According to the media outlet, the US ambassador to South Africa may be a potential target.

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