Attacks On Oil Tankers

The United Arab Emirates has told the UN Security Council that a "State Actor" was most likely behind attacks on four Tankers off its coast.

According to its report, the May 12 attacks bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated operation.

The UAE did not say who it thought was behind the attacks, which also targeted vessels from Saudi Arabia and Norway.

The attacks took place on 12 May, within UAE territorial waters east of the emirate of Fujairah, just outside the strait of Hormuz.