Pressure grows on Iran as Israel mulls response to tanker attack

Pressure on Iran is growing over a deadly drone attack on a commercial oil tanker in the Gulf of Oman on July 29, as observers in Israel debate what the optimal Israeli response should be.

During a cabinet meeting on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennet said the attack served as a reminder of Iranian aggression, stating that this time, the aggression occurred “on the high seas. The Iranians, who attacked the ship Mercer Street with unmanned aerial vehicles, intended to attack an Israeli target.”


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