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British oil tanker could be released soon, Iran says

09 September, 2019 6:29 am 6:29 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – The British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran could be released after the imminent completion of legal proceedings against the tanker, Iranian state television reported on Sunday. Iran seized the British tanker near the Strait of Hormuz for alleged marine violations two weeks after British forces detained an Iranian tanker near Gibraltar, accusing … Read More

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Iranian boats harass British tanker in the Gulf: US officials

07 July, 2019 8:48 am 8:48 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them, US officials said. Britain’s Ministry of Defence had no immediate comment. The incident occurred almost … Read More