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UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman – SPA

UPDATE 1-Saudi Arabia says evacuated crew member of Iranian ship sent to Oman - SPASaudi Arabia said on Saturday it had sent a crew member of an Iranian ship who was previously evacuated for medical reasons from a vessel off the Yemeni port of Hodeidah, to Oman. Iran and Saudi Arabia are arch-adversaries in the Middle East, backing opposite sides in several regional wars including in Yemen where a Saudi-led coalition has been battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement for four years.



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Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officialsIranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent. “In his message, Trump said he was against any war with Iran and wanted to talk to Tehran about various issues…He gave a short period of time to get our response but Iran’s immediate response was that it is up to Supreme Leader (Ayatollah Ali) Khamenei to decide about this issue,” one of the officials told Reuters, speaking on condition of anonymity.



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Exclusive: Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks – Iranian officials

Exclusive: Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks - Iranian officialsIranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent. “In his message, Trump said he was against any war with Iran and wanted to talk to Tehran about various issues … he gave a short period of time to get our response but Iran’s immediate response was that it is up to Supreme Leader (Ayatollah Ali) Khamenei to decide about this issue,” one of the officials told Reuters on condition of anonymity.



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India deploys two ships in Gulf of Oman after tanker attacks

India deploys two ships in Gulf of Oman after tanker attacksIndia’s navy has deployed two ships in the Gulf of Oman to ensure safe passage for Indian-flagged vessels, the country’s defense ministry said late on Thursday, a week after two oil tankers were attacked in the region. Indian naval ships named Chennai and Sunayna have been “deployed in the Gulf of Oman and Persian Gulf to undertake maritime security operations,” the defense ministry said in a statement, adding that the navy is also conducting aerial surveillance of the area.



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