Oil prices jumped by 2 percent early Friday after Iranian state news IRNA reported that two missiles had hit an oil tanker belonging to the National Iranian Oil Company in the Red Sea off the Saudi Arabian coast, CNBC reports. Saheb Sadeghi, head of public relations at the National Iranian Tanker Company, said the projectiles “possibly” were fired from Saudi territory, although Tehran did not immediately say who it blamed for the attack. Regardless, analysts said the incident could further raise tensions in the region. “This latest incident, if confirmed to be an act of aggression, is highly likely to be part…

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