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US accuses Iran of attacking tankers in Gulf of Oman, sparks tensions on both sides

On Thursday, the US accused Iran of attack that left 2 of its tankers aflame in the Gulf of Oman. The attack has escalated the situation of tensions in both regions. Following the attack, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned that Washington would protect its forces and allies, and the US pressed its case as the UN Security Council met to address the disturbance, the 2nd in a month in the strategic sea lane.