Crude oil tanker, Amjad, which was one of two reported tankers that were damaged in mysterious "sabotage attacks" this yearImage copyright
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Four ships, including the Saudi vessel Amjad (pictured above), were sabotaged earlier this year

An explosion has caused a fire on an Iranian tanker near the coast of Saudi Arabia, Iranian media say.

The vessel, belonging to Iran’s national oil company (NOIC), was 60 miles (97km) from the Saudi port city of Jeddah when the incident took place, reports say.

The ship’s two main storage tanks are said to be…



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