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Factbox: Strait of Hormuz: the world's most important oil artery

Added: 21.07.2019 14:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

Iran's ambassador to Britain warned against escalating tensions on Sunday, a day ahead of an expected response from the UK which could include fresh sanctions on Tehran or other steps after its seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker.


Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one

Added: 20.07.2019 1:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route.


Britain will be considered but robust toward Iran: Hunt

Added: 19.07.2019 22:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said London would respond in a considered but robust way to the seizure of a British tanker by Iranian guards, and warned that Tehran would be the biggest loser if freedom of navigation is restricted.


Tehran suggests US downed its own, and not Iranian, drone in Strait of Hormuz ‘by mistake’

Added: 19.07.2019 9:37 | 0 views | 0 comments

Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi denied on Friday having lost any drone recently and hinted that the US could have downed their own "by mistake." ......

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Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, state TV reports

Added: 18.07.2019 17:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

The seizure comes as U.S.-Iran tensions mount over the unraveling nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.

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Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi drone launched towards Jizan

Added: 17.07.2019 12:39 | 1 views | 0 comments

Saudi Arabia’s air defence system intercepted and downed a Houthi drone launched towards the Saudi city of Jizan on Wednesday as talks continued between the UN special envoy to Yemen and rebel officials in Sanaa. The city, located in southwestern Saudi Arabia near the Yemeni border, has come under several attacks by the rebels in recent weeks as tensions rise between Tehran and Washington. “Houthi militia...

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Iran's Supreme Leader Promises To Retaliate Over UK's Seizure Of Oil Tanker In Gibraltar

Added: 16.07.2019 23:28 | 2 views | 0 comments

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused British forces of "theft" and "piracy" after authorities seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibraltar while vowing Iran would not "leave such evil deeds unanswered," according to The Independent. The comments were made during a televised address on Tuesday as tensions continued to simmer about the UAE-based Gulf oil tanker, the MT Riah, which went missing on Saturday while traveling through the Strait of Hormuz. A United States defense official said Washington "has suspicions" the tanker was seized by Iran since it disappeared near Qeshm, an island which is home to an Iranian Revolutionary Guard base. The threats from Tehran came as...

Iran to give no quarter in confrontation with U.S.: supreme leader

Added: 16.07.2019 17:02 | 2 views | 0 comments

Iran's supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear program and retaliate for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.


Britain sees 'small window' to save nuclear deal, Iran presses Europe to act

Added: 15.07.2019 11:13 | 2 views | 0 comments

Britain said on Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would resume its nuclear program -- seen by the West as a cover for making atomic bombs -- if Europe failed to do more to salvage the pact.


France's Le Drian says Europeans must stay united on Iran issue

Added: 15.07.2019 10:42 | 3 views | 0 comments

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that Europe had to remain united in trying to preserve the Iran nuclear deal, and said Tehran should reverse its decision not to comply with parts of the accord.


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