Tag Archives: Strait of Hormuz


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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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Merchant vessels: Britain joins US for maritime security mission in Gulf

08 August, 2019 2:53 am 2:53 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel. British officials stressed that there was no change to London’s policy on Iran but joining the United States is the most … Read More


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Iran issues fresh alert against international naval coalition in the Gulf

07 July, 2019 9:49 am 9:49 am

TEHRAN (Web Desk) – Senior Iranian officials have warned against any attempt to form an international coalition to protect shipping in the Gulf, with its first vice president saying the move will only bring insecurity to the region. The alert response comes after Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands and France backed UK’s proposal for a European … Read More