Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

| August 23, 2019

Scroll to top

Top

Iran Archives -

Iran seizes oil tanker carrying ‘smuggled fuel’ in Persian Gulf, state media reports

August 4, 2019 |

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard last week seized an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that was supposedly carrying “smuggled fuel” from Iran, state media reported Sunday.
FOX News

Iran Busts Another Tanker Carrying ‘Smuggled Fuel’

August 4, 2019 |

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has seized an oil tanker carrying 185,000 gallons of “smuggled fuel” in the Persian Gulf, the AP reports via Iranian media on Sunday. State TV and the semi-official Fars news agency reported that seven crew members were detained when the ship was seized late Wednesday. They…
Newser

Iran calls Pompeo’s offer to address Iranian people in Tehran a ‘hypocritical gesture’

July 31, 2019 |

Iran has fired back at Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s “hypocritical gesture” to visit the country and address the Iranian people.
FOX News

Iran: We Arrested 17 Spies Trained by CIA

July 22, 2019 |

Another day, another fresh source of friction between the West and Iran. On Monday, Iran said it arrested 17 of its own citizens who were spying for the US, reports Reuters . Iran said some would be executed, but it did not say how many. According to the state-run Fars news…
Newser

Britain Warns of ‘Robust’ Response to Iran

July 20, 2019 |

Iran’s seizure of a British oil tanker appears to be a tit-for-tat response to the seizure of an Iranian tanker earlier this month. Still, the British foreign secretary warned Saturday that Iran is on a “dangerous path of illegal and destabilizing behavior,” reports the Guardian . Jeremy Hunt also promised a…
Newser

Britain warns of ‘serious consequences’ if Iran doesn’t release seized tanker as regime insists it was ‘reciprocal’ move

July 20, 2019 |

Britain warned Iran that it’s on a “dangerous path” after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf, but the regime insists it was a “reciprocal” measure amid economic sanctions.
FOX News

CNN

UK vows ‘serious consequences’ if Iran doesn’t release British-flagged tanker

July 20, 2019 |

Britain warned Friday there would be “serious consequences” if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday, the latest confrontation in the increasingly tense standoff in the important shipping route.
CNN.com – RSS Channel – World

Iran Seizes 2 Vessels Amid Rising Tensions

July 19, 2019 |

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said two vessels have been seized by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz, per the AP . Hunt said Friday he will attend an emergency government session to see what can be done to secure their release. One is a British-flagged vessel and the other…
Newser

Gibraltar court OKs government request to continue detaining Iran tanker

July 19, 2019 |

The Gibraltar government has successfully renewed the detention of an Iranian supertanker for another 30 days, under suspicion that it violated European Union sanctions.
FOX News

Iran: ‘We Haven’t Lost a Drone’

July 19, 2019 |

Iran on Friday denied President Trump’s statement that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship—an incident that marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than a month after Iran downed an American drone in the same waterway…
Newser