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Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says

An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, L...

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says

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Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is not bound for Syria, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt h...
12:34 2019-07-14

Iranian Tanker Prepares to Offload Oil to Syria-Bound Ships The Iranian oil tanker released from Gibraltar over U.S. objections earlier this month is set to offload its cargo to smaller vessels that will take the crude to Syria, potentially violating the terms...
03:00 2019-08-31

Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
13:51 2019-07-04

Gibraltar Seizes Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
17:00 2019-07-04

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially easing tensions between the U.K. and Iran after a we...
12:34 2019-07-14

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV....
13:51 2019-07-07

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the government of Gibraltar said....
16:17 2019-07-04

UK says seized Iranian oil tanker could be released Britain’s foreign secretary says the U.K. would facilitate the release of an Iranian tanker seized by Britain’s Royal Marines if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sancti...
09:34 2019-07-14

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not he...
19:17 2019-07-14

Iran warns U.S. against seizing released Iranian oil tanker Iran has warned the United States against any new attempt to seize an Iranian oil tanker in open seas after it left Gibraltar, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on state television on Monday...
10:34 2019-08-19

Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday that all four crew members of the Iranian Grace 1 tanker have been released on bail without charge after it was detained last week on suspicion of breaking European san...
12:17 2019-07-13

Gibraltar police arrest two more crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday they had arrested the two second mates from the Iranian Grace 1 tanker which was detained last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syr...
17:00 2019-07-12

The 2 Instagram influencers who were detained in a notorious Iranian prison for flying a drone have been released after 3 months Jolie King/Instagram Iran detained two Australian travel bloggers, Jolie King and Mark Firkin, in early July. They were sent to the notorious high-security Evin Prison, reportedly over flying a drone...
14:00 2019-10-05

U.S. says Iranian oil tanker headed toward Syria Turkey said on Friday that an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran was headed to Lebanon's waters, but the United States later said the ship was sailing to...
03:00 2019-08-31

Iran: Foreign tanker in Gulf seized, sailors detained Iran seized a foreign tanker carrying about 185,000 gallons of fuel in the Persian Gulf and detained seven sailors from different nationalities according to the country's Revolutionary Guards....
19:17 2019-08-04

U.S. will act if Iranian tanker tries to deliver oil to Syria: Pompeo The United States will take every action it can to prevent an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean from delivering oil to Syria in contravention of U.S. sanctions, Secretary of State Mike Pompe...
04:34 2019-08-21

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the rele...
21:51 2019-07-13

Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released A senior commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps warned Friday that it would be Tehran's "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if the Iranian tanker being held in Gibraltar is not released....
19:00 2019-07-05

Iranian tanker seized by Gibraltar 'photographed off Syria' Adrian Darya 1, formerly the Grace 1, was only released on condition it did not discharge its load of 2.1m barrels of oil in SyriaThe Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the centre of a dispute betwe...
17:00 2019-09-07

Iranian Tanker Seen Near Syria ‘Unloaded Its Cargo,’ Tehran Says Western nations had tried to prevent the Adrian Darya 1 from delivering 2.1 million barrels of oil to President Bashar al-Assad’s government in Syria....
23:34 2019-09-09

British-Iranian relations strained as oil tanker is seen off Syria Adrian Darya, previously called Grace 1, photographed near Russian navy facilityBritain is seeking to establish whether Iran has sold oil to Syria in breach of written undertakings given by Tehran to ...
05:00 2019-09-09

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said they intercepted Thursday an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran’s crude oil to war-rava...
21:00 2019-07-04

Detained British-flagged tanker must go through legal process: Iran foreign minister The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero must go through a legal process because it violated maritime regulations, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told British Foreign Minister Je...
18:34 2019-07-20

Iranian maritime official says UK tanker Stena Impero to be released soon: Fars news Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker detained by Iran on July 19, will be released soon, an Iranian maritime official said on Sunday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
21:34 2019-09-22

Guards commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker if Iranian vessel not released: Tweet Iran should seize a British oil tanker if an Iranian tanker detained off Gibraltar earlier this week is not released immediately, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said in a tweet on Friday....
11:51 2019-07-05

British foreign secretary warns of ‘serious consequences’ over Iran seizing oil tanker Britain’s foreign secretary warned Saturday of “serious consequences” if Iran fails to release a British oil tanker it seized a day earlier in the Strait of Hormuz — but he ruled out “military options...
04:51 2019-07-21

Iranian oil tanker pursued by U.S. turns off tracker near coast of Syria The disappearance of the Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, follows a pattern of Iranian oil tankers turning off their Automatic Identification System to try and mask where they deliver th...
21:34 2019-09-03

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt Britain's foreign minister said he had told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to...
18:17 2019-07-13

US blacklists Iranian tanker Mike Pompeo says is heading to Syria Vessel seized by Britain and held in Gibraltar for six weeksAdrian Darya’s captain also sanctioned by USThe US has blacklisted the Iranian tanker Adrian Darya, saying it had “reliable information” it ...
03:34 2019-09-01

British Foreign Office calls in Iranian envoy over tanker seizure Britain summoned the Iranian Charge d'Affaires in London after Friday's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the British Foreign Office said on Saturday....
14:51 2019-07-20

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalat...
19:34 2019-07-04

Iranian oil tanker nears coast of Syria as captain refuses to cooperate with delivery, sources say The Adrian Darya 1, the Iranian oil tanker that the U.S. has pursued for several days, is now fewer than 10 nautical miles from the shores of Syria, intelligence sources tell Fox News....
03:34 2019-09-04

Iranian-flagged oil tanker previously seized for violating EU sanctions pictured off the coast of Syria again An Iranian oil tanker detained in July over suspicions it was violating European Union sanctions by transporting oil to Syria has been pictured off the coast again, sparking concerns that the ship cou...
06:00 2019-10-04

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating the European Union sections by providing crude oil to...
14:00 2019-07-05

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after two ships seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" re...
10:34 2019-07-20

Dominic Raab appointed UK foreign secretary, first secretary of state: statement British Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Dominic Raab as foreign minister and first secretary of state on Wednesday, a return to office for the former Brexit minister who quit Theresa May's governme...
21:51 2019-07-24

Iranian officials say two rockets struck an Iranian tanker off the coast of Saudi Arabia Two rockets struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions...
09:17 2019-10-11

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
11:00 2019-06-14

Iran says detained US resident to be released to Lebanon Iran has agreed to hand over a U.S. permanent resident imprisoned for years in Tehran to Lebanese officials, an Iranian judiciary official said Tuesday....
18:34 2019-06-11

U.S. Resident Detained in Iran for Years Has Been Released (BEIRUT) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was imprisoned for years in Iran has been freed and is on his way back to his native Lebanon, an official in Beirut said Tuesday...
15:34 2019-06-11

Man detained in probe of German politician’s death released BERLIN (AP) — German police say a man who was detained in an investigation of the fatal shooting of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party has been released after questioning....
11:00 2019-06-09

Australian Couple Detained in Iran Are Released, Authorities Say Last month, the Australian government confirmed that the couple were among three of its citizens detained in Iran. The third has been sentenced to prison....
20:00 2019-10-05

Detained Kashmir-Based Journalist Released On Bond A Kashmir-based journalist, who was picked up from his home in Pulwama by security forces Thursday night, has been released on a bond, officials said on Friday....
20:34 2019-08-16

Australian Couple Detained in Iran Is Released, Authorities Say Last month, the Australian government confirmed that the couple were among three of its citizens detained in Iran. The third has been sentenced to prison....
16:34 2019-10-05

The Australian Student Detained in North Korea Has Been Released (CANBERRA, Australia) — An Australian student released after a week in detention in North Korea described his condition to reporters in Beijing on Thursday as “very good,” without sa...
12:17 2019-07-04

Elijah Cummings Explodes at DHS Secretary Over Abuse of Detained Children While this week’s news cycle has largely focused on President Donald Trump’s racist attacks on Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar and the rest of the progressive “squad” of freshmen congresswomen, it’s import...
07:17 2019-07-19

Texas-born US citizen released from ICE custody after being detained for 3 weeks A Texas-born U.S. citizen was released Tuesday from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody after being wrongfully detained for more than three weeks due to a mix-up of his documents, his lawyer s...
14:17 2019-07-24

Detained Australian student released from North Korean custody An Australian college student who was detained in North Korea last week has been safely freed, Australian officials said Wednesday. Alek Sigley, 29, was staying with several other Western students in ...
08:17 2019-07-04

The American Teen Detained by U.S. Immigration Officials Has Finally Been Released A U.S.-born teenager who was detained by U.S. immigration officials for more than three weeks was finally released Tuesday, the boy’s mother told the Dallas Morning News. Sanjuana Galicia said that he...
01:51 2019-07-24

ICE released 300 of the 680 detained in raids at Mississippi food processing plants U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested 680 people at food processing plants in small towns near Jackson, Mississippi, on Wednesday.        ...
23:34 2019-08-08

More than 100,000 people detained, missing in Syria: UN Reports suggest that more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N. political chief sai...
02:00 2019-08-08

Detained oil tanker at centre of US power struggle 'set to depart' The Iranian oil tanker which has been detained off Gibraltar since early last month is expected to depart this evening, Iran's ambassador to Britain has said....
21:00 2019-08-18

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps across northeastern Syria....
21:17 2019-06-05

Over 100,000 People Have Been Detained or Gone Missing in Syria, U.N. Estimates (UNITED NATIONS) — Reports suggest more than 100,000 people in Syria have been detained, abducted or gone missing during the eight-year conflict, with the government mainly responsible, the U.N....
12:00 2019-08-08

Iran to release seven crew members of detained British tanker Iran will free seven crew members of the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero, Iranian state television reported on Wednesday, although the vessel's owner said it had yet to receive any offici...
16:00 2019-09-04

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign minister said Tuesday....
04:17 2019-05-29

Iran Says It Sold Oil From Tanker Released By Gibraltar Iran has sold the oil from a tanker released by Gibraltar after weeks in the custody of British Royal Marines and the vessel's owner will decide on its next destination, IRIB news agency quoted an......
19:00 2019-08-26

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece said it wouldn&#...
10:34 2019-08-25

Gibraltar releases Iranian oil tanker The decision to release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain off Gibraltar last month comes despite US pleas. The ship was suspected of violating European Union sanctions on oil shipments to Syria....
12:34 2019-08-16

Iranian supertanker released by Gibraltar, despite last-minute US attempt to seize it An Iranian supertanker has been released by Gibraltar Thursday after being held for more than a month on suspicions that it was trying to provide crude oil to Bashar Assad’s Syrian regime....
16:34 2019-08-16

Iran Tanker Detained In Gibraltar Could Leave; US Legal Block Still Looms An Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar for breaching EU sanctions could be allowed to leave on Friday, though a last minute US legal bid to halt it could yet end up back in court, the territory's......
13:34 2019-08-16

British-flagged tanker detained by Iran is not carrying any cargo: ISNA A British-flagged oil tanker detained by Iran was not carrying any cargo, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organization in Iran's southern Hormozgan province said on Saturday, according to the ISNA ...
12:51 2019-07-20

U.S. Secretary of State calls for EU to condemn Iran over tanker U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called on the European Union to condemn Iran and hold Tehran accountable after he said oil from Iranian tanker Adrian Darya had been offloaded in Syria...
15:51 2019-10-09

British tanker released after being held by Iran for 2 months A British-flagged oil tanker held by Iran since July was released Friday and was heading toward the United Arab Emirates, the company that owns the vessel said....
22:00 2019-09-27

British Oil Tanker Seized By Iran Could Be Released Soon: Report Sweden has received "very strong indications" that a British oil tanker seized last month by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz is to be released soon, Swedish public service broadcaster SVT reported on......
07:00 2019-08-23

Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar Over U.S. Objections The Iranian tanker impounded by Gibraltar sailed out of the British overseas territory on Sunday over the objections of the U.S., a Gibraltar official said, raising hopes that Iran would reciprocate a...
08:34 2019-08-19

Gibraltar says no immediate plan to release Iranian tanker A senior official in Gibraltar is denying a report by Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency that an Iranian tanker seized near the British overseas territory is set to be released...
16:34 2019-08-13

Destination unknown for Iranian oil tanker on the move again The Iranian oil tanker that has caused far-reaching angst in the Mediterranean Sea has changed course again, provoking new debate about where it's headed now....
20:34 2019-08-30

Iranian oil tanker carrying $130M in oil changes course to Turkey An Iranian oil tanker bound for Greece has abruptly changed course and will instead make port in Turkey, according to the Associated Press. The ship Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1, is n...
03:00 2019-08-25

Oil rises 2% after reports of Iranian tanker attack Oil prices rose more than 2% on Friday after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker was attacked in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia, while optimism surrounding the U.S.-China trade war lifted senti...
00:17 2019-10-12

US issues warrant for Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar The US Justice Department has issued a federal warrant for the seizure of Grace 1, the Iranian oil tanker that was detained in Gibraltar. The US has said the vessel and the oil aboard are subject to f...
03:34 2019-08-17

US warns Greece not to harbor Iranian tanker An Iranian-flagged oil tanker recently released by Gibraltar is once again causing diplomatic tensions. The US has warned that any assistance given to the vessel would be considered as support for ter...
01:00 2019-08-21

Greece pledges no help for Iranian tanker after U.S. warning Greece said Wednesday it won't allow a controversial Iranian oil tanker to pass through territorial waters on its way to Syria, following a stern warning from the United States....
05:00 2019-08-22

Greece vows to refuse aid to Iranian oil tanker eye'd by US Greece vowed Wednesday to refuse help to an Iranian ship that was recently detained in Gibraltar on suspicion of carrying oil bound for Syria days after the U.S. threatened sanctions on any country th...
09:00 2019-08-22

Gibraltar says it took decision to detain Iranian tanker Gibraltar said its action last week to detain Iranian tanker Grace 1 was a decision it took on its own and not at the behest of any other state or third party, the territory's chief minister said on F...
12:00 2019-07-12

US blacklists roaming Iranian oil tanker in Mediterranean Washington says the vessel, which was detained by Gibraltar for six weeks, is "blocked property" under anti-terrorism laws. Its next destination is a mystery after Turkey and Lebanon denied it was hea...
16:34 2019-08-31

U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian oil tanker in new escalation The newly issued warrant marks the first attempt by the United States to seize a ship since President Trump walked away from the international deal over Iran’s nuclear program and imposed tough new sa...
07:34 2019-08-18

Canadian released from Syria says 'I thought I was going to be there forever' A Canadian national who was detained by the Syrian government for months has been released and appeared at a press conference in Beirut on Friday. "I thought I was going to be there forever," he said....
11:00 2019-08-10

Don't Use China In Leadership Bid: Official To British Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he......
11:51 2019-07-11

"Deplorable": UK Foreign Secretary On Violence Outside Indian Embassy Two people have been arrested after violent protests led by British Pakistani groups outside the Indian High Commission in London on Tuesday. British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has condemned the.....
13:34 2019-09-04

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
07:51 2019-06-03

Detained British tanker leaves port on Friday, Iran maritime officials say Detained British tanker Stena Impero began moving from the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas toward international waters at 9 a.m. Iran time on Friday, the Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran said....
11:34 2019-09-27

Former Defense Secretary Mattis says ISIS could ‘resurge’ in Syria Former Defense Secretary James Mattis said the Islamic State has not been defeated and could “resurge” if military pressure eases on the terror group because of the fighting in Syria betwe...
15:17 2019-10-13

US sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif The United States sanctioned Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Wednesday, following through on a weeks-old threat that is likely to elevate already heightened tensions with Iran....
09:51 2019-08-01

Oil tanker Stena Impero, released by Iran, leaves port The British-flagged Stena Impero tanker, seized by Iran in July, has left port in Bandar Abbas, according to ship-tracking data providers. The seizure came amid heightened tensions between the West an...
14:34 2019-09-27

Iran Released Some Crew Members Of Tanker Held By Them, Says Sweden Some of the crew of a Swedish-owned oil tanker held by Iran in the Gulf have been released, the Swedish foreign ministry said on Wednesday, weeks after it was taken amid heightened tensions in the......
03:00 2019-09-05

An Iranian Tanker Sought by the U.S. Is Heading to an Unknown Destination GIBRALTAR (AP) — An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from ...
18:00 2019-08-19

US issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker in Gibraltar The US issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker in an eleventh-hour attempt to prevent the ship from leaving Gibraltar. The Grace 1 was seized by British officials July 4 because it was suspect...
03:00 2019-08-18

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker for a month Gibraltar was granted the power on Friday to detain Iran's Grace 1 oil tanker for another month, keeping the vessel at the center of a big-power quarrel between Iran and the United States and its alli...
21:17 2019-07-19

Oil Prices Climb After Iranian Tanker Damaged in Possible Strike Oil prices climbed after an Iranian tanker near the Saudi Arabian coast suffered damage in what the ship’s owner suggested may have been a missile attack....
13:51 2019-10-11

Iranian oil tanker in standoff between UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and was moving away from Gibraltar, according to local ...
11:34 2019-08-19

U.S. Issues Warrant to Seize Iranian Oil Tanker in Gibraltar The U.S. launched new legal action to detain an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar that has become a symbol of tensions between Tehran and the West, unveiling a warrant to seize the ship for alleged violatio...
21:34 2019-08-17

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, B...
00:34 2019-07-12

Gibraltar releases Iranian tanker crew without charge Police said the four crew members of the Grace 1 are still under investigation. Their release came as the UK said it would send a second naval frigate to the Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with...
04:00 2019-07-13

U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, a court document showed on Friday....
07:00 2019-08-17

Greece to deny support to Iranian oil tanker under US pressure Greece has told Tehran it will not aid the Iranian flagged vessel by allowing it to dock. The US had suggested anyone cooperating with the tanker's requests was also assisting Iranian and Syrian campa...
22:00 2019-08-21

Panama deregisters oil tanker that strayed into Iranian waters Country says MT Riah, which stopped transmitting location on 14 July, ‘deliberately violated international regulations’ Panama’s maritime authority has begun the process of withdrawing the registratio...
07:00 2019-07-21

U.K. Navy Thwarts Iranian Attempt to Block BP Tanker A British warship trained its guns on three Iranian vessels that tried to block the passage of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker through the Persian Gulf, a confrontation that comes amid heightened tensions b...
16:34 2019-07-11

Iranian Ships Try to Block U.K. Tanker in Strait of Hormuz Three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, the British government said, a move that threatens to escalate already high tensions in the r...
08:00 2019-07-11

Gibraltar Rejects U.S. Attempt to Detain Iranian Tanker Gibraltar rejected a last-minute American attempt to detain an Iranian tanker, opening the way for the ship to sail out of the British overseas territory after over six weeks in detention....
18:00 2019-08-18

Gibraltar rejects US pressure, says Iranian oil tanker free to go Gibraltar rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions on Syria.        ...
17:34 2019-08-18

Iranian-flagged oil tanker sought by US sets new destination The saga of the Iranian-flagged oil tanker briefly detained in Gibraltar and sought by the United States amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington took a different turn Saturday....
08:34 2019-08-25

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the U.S. may take....
23:00 2019-08-18

Iranian boats reportedly tried to seize British oil tanker Tensions between the UK and Iran escalated in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday when five Iranian ships apparently attempted to seize a British oil tanker. The UK-flagged tanker British Heritage was cross...
07:34 2019-07-11

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “unanswered,” reports said....
13:51 2019-07-09

Iranian Tanker Heads to Greece After Leaving Gibraltar The Iranian tanker released by Gibraltar was sailing to Greece, according to ship-tracking data, as Tehran warned the U.S. against targeting the vessel after a last-minute attempt to seize it in the B...
13:34 2019-08-19

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a BP-operated tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the UK government said on Thursday....
14:17 2019-07-11

Gibraltar rejects US demand to seize Iranian tanker Gibraltar authorities have rejected a US warrant to seize an Iranian tanker that was previously detained by UK troops.  The ship has since been released, but the US tried to keep it in port by claimin...
19:34 2019-08-18

Iranian oil tanker crew being interviewed as witnesses in Gibraltar The crew on a giant Iranian oil tanker detained in Gibraltar are being interviewed as witnesses, not criminal suspects, in an effort to establish the nature of the cargo and its ultimate destination, ...
11:51 2019-07-05

Iranian tanker at centre of diplomatic row leaves Gibraltar Shipping data show vessel moving as territory rejects final US request to hold it longerThe Iranian supertanker at the centre of a diplomatic row between Britain and Iran left Gibraltar on Sunday nigh...
09:00 2019-08-19

British capture of Iranian tanker won't go 'unanswered': officer Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar last week will not be "unanswered", Iran's armed forces chief of staff, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, said on Tuesday, according to the semi-...
11:17 2019-07-09

Iranian tanker moving, but still anchored in Gibraltar: witness The Grace 1 Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West started to move on Friday, but its anchor was still down in the port of Gibraltar, a Reuters reporter saw a day after its de...
18:34 2019-08-16

The Latest: US unveils seizure warrant for Iranian tanker The U.S. government says it has a warrant to seize an oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic standoff because of violations of U.S. sanctions, money laundering and terrorism statutes...
02:00 2019-08-17

Gibraltar releases Iranian Grace 1 oil tanker over U.S. objections Officials in Gibraltar have released a captive oil tanker that was seized by British authorities last month -- over objections from the United States, which lobbied to block the vessel from returning ...
16:00 2019-08-16

US asks Gibraltar to halt release of Iranian tanker Media in Gibraltar report that the US Department of Justice has requested a halt to the release of Grace 1, an Iranian tanker held on suspicion of shipping oil to Syria. The United States submitted a ...
12:34 2019-08-16

Britain will manage risks of Brexit: Foreign Secretary Raab Britain will manage the risks of its withdrawal from the European Union "come what may," and is determined to forge ahead with Brexit, its Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Wednesday after talks ...
02:00 2019-08-08

Colbert on Boris Johnson: 'Former foreign secretary and shaved muppet' Late-night hosts discussed the new UK prime minister and drew comparisons to Donald TrumpLate-night hosts covered Boris Johnson rising to the position of UK prime minister while comparing him to Donal...
17:34 2019-07-24

Trump Remarks On Theresa May "Disrespectful, Wrong": UK Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday said US President Donald Trump was "disrespectful and wrong" in making disparaging remarks about outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May and her ambassador...
06:00 2019-07-10

Britain's Fox backs Foreign Secretary Hunt to be prime minister Trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would back Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt in the race to replace Theresa May and become Britain's next prime minister....
09:51 2019-06-04

India Won't Discuss Jammu And Kashmir Issue At UN Says Foreign Secretary India will not dwell upon the Kashmir issue at the United Nations General Assembly and instead discuss its contribution on the development, peace, and security fronts as a responsible member of the......
21:51 2019-09-19

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. believes that Iran is responsible for attacks that damaged two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf. Pompeo said at a news conferenc...
21:00 2019-06-13

France disagrees with U.S. sanctions on Iranian foreign minister France said on Thursday voiced concern over a U.S. move to impose sanctions on Iran's foreign minister and said that along with Britain and Germany it disagreed with the decision, the French Foreign M...
00:17 2019-08-02

US is 'not in a position to obliterate Iran,' Iranian foreign minister says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has responded to President Donald Trump's recent threats to Tehran on Twitter, saying that the United States "is not in a position to obliterate Iran."...
19:34 2019-06-27

U.N. concerned by U.S. curbs on Iranian foreign minister while in New York The United Nations told the United States it is concerned by tight travel restrictions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during his visit to New York this week, U.N. spokesman Farhan Ha...
02:17 2019-07-16

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released if Tehran guaranteed that the tanker would not go to Syria....
19:51 2019-07-13

U.S. blacklists Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, sanctions captain The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday blacklisted the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, which is at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran, and sanctioned its captain....
03:00 2019-08-31

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a statement....
17:51 2019-07-11

Iranian oil tanker at center of a standoff between the UK and Iran leaves Gibraltar An Iranian oil supertanker that was seized by the UK, a move that came amid escalating tension between Tehran and the West, was released Sunday and was moving away from Gibraltar, according to local ...
04:00 2019-08-19

Detention Of Tanker Loaded With Iranian Crude "Excellent News", Says US White House National Security Advisor John Bolton applauded the interception by Britain's Gibraltar Thursday of a supertanker believed to be carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria, saying the ship was......
02:17 2019-07-05

Iranian tanker switches course again, heads to Turkey's Iskenderun: data An Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran changed course again on Friday and was heading back to Turkey, shipping data showed....
10:34 2019-08-30

US officials offered ‘several million dollars’ for Iranian tanker: report The Trump administration reportedly offered “several million dollars” to the captain of an Iranian oil tanker that’s been at the center of diplomatic disputes between the US and Iran...
05:00 2019-09-05

Iranian boats 'harass' British tanker in the Gulf: U.S. officials 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 war...
07:34 2019-07-11

British tanker leaves Iranian port after July seizure The British-flagged Stena Impero tanker left Iran's Bandar Abbas port on Friday and was heading for Dubai so the crew could be repatriated, the owner said, after the ship was detained in July by Irani...
11:34 2019-09-27

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
06:01 2019-07-11

Gibraltar Releases Iranian Tanker, Hours After U.S. Asked to Seize It The government in the British territory said Thursday morning that the United States had applied to seize the Iranian vessel. By the afternoon, it had been released....
14:00 2019-08-16

Iranian Oil Tanker Reportedly Damaged in an Explosion off the Saudi Coast (TEHRAN, Iran) — An explosion damaged an Iranian oil tanker traveling through the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian media reported. There was no immediate word from Saudi Arabia on th...
09:17 2019-10-11

Gibraltar rejects US pressure; lets Iranian oil tanker set sail Gibraltar rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions on Syria.        ...
09:00 2019-08-19

U.K.-Iranian Academic Is Arrested in Iran Amid Tanker Tensions An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
22:00 2019-08-14

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government said in a statement....
09:34 2019-07-11

Explosion reported on Iranian oil tanker off coast of Saudi Arabia An explosion was reported on an Iranian oil tanker on Friday about 60 miles off the coast of Saudi Arabia in what is being eyed as a “terrorist attack.”...
08:17 2019-10-11

Iranian boats harass British tanker in the Gulf: US officials 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 war...
07:34 2019-07-11

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf....
01:00 2019-07-13

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
10:34 2019-08-19

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said.        ...
12:17 2019-07-11

Gibraltar says unable to meet U.S. request to seize Iranian tanker Gibraltar refused a U.S. request to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1 on Sunday, saying it was unable to comply because it was bound by European Union law....
16:00 2019-08-18

US Navy: Mine used against Japanese tanker similar to Iranian mines The US Navy on Wednesday displayed fragments of limpet mines it said had been removed from one of two oil tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman – saying the devices bore a “striking resemblan...
16:17 2019-06-19

Iranian Tanker Damaged in Possible Missile Attack Off Saudi Coast An Iranian tanker near the Saudi Arabian coast suffered damage in what the ship’s owner suggested may have been a missile attack, the latest incident to raise concerns over the security of oil infrast...
13:51 2019-10-11

US unveils warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar dispute A day after Gibraltar judge allows vessel’s release, US condemns ‘scheme to unlawfully access US financial system’The US justice department has issued a warrant for the seizure of the Iranian oil tank...
04:34 2019-08-18

Gibraltar defies US and releases seized Iranian tanker Grace 1 Gibraltar's Supreme Court on Thursday approved the immediate release of Grace 1, an Iranian oil tanker seized off the country's coast last month, despite 11th-hour efforts by the United States to bloc...
00:00 2019-08-17

US Blacklists Iranian Oil Tanker Adrian Darya, Sanctions Captain The U.S. Treasury Department on Friday blacklisted the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya, which is at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran, and sanctioned its captain....
04:00 2019-08-31

UK-flagged tanker leaves Iranian port after being held for months The UK-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero has left Iran, where it has been detained since July, the ship's company representative Will Marks told CNN on Friday....
15:34 2019-09-27

British warship warned Iranian forces against seizing tanker A British warship radioed an Iranian patrol boat to warn against interfering with the Stena Impero as the oil tanker passed through the Strait of Hormuz, according to a recording obtained by Reuters....
16:51 2019-07-21

U.S. has order to seize Iranian oil tanker at Gibraltar based on new violations The United States revealed a seizure warrant and forfeiture complaint Friday against the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 for allegedly trying to "unlawfully access the U.S. financial system" and ship oil t...
03:00 2019-08-17

Satellite images appear to show Iranian oil tanker off Syrian coast A once-detained Iranian oil tanker appears to have made its way to Syria, even as the United States sought to squeeze off Tehran’s ability to move oil....
15:34 2019-09-07

Iranian state media releases footage of oil tanker seizure Footage showing the moment Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz has been released - with the UK describing the incident as a "hostile act"....
20:17 2019-07-20

Iranian tanker set to leave Gibraltar despite US warrant to seize vessel The United States faced an against-the-clock legal battle to re-seize an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff before the vessel's shipping agent said Saturday he would go ahead with the...
06:34 2019-08-18

Grace 1 tanker raises Iranian flag, changes name to 'Adrian Darya-1' An Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West has raised an Iranian flag and has had a new name painted on its side, Reuters images of the stationary vessel filmed off Gibraltar ...
16:00 2019-08-18

US Treasury sanctions tanker filled with Iranian oil after Fox News report The Bonita Queen, along with a vast shipping network tied to Iran, was added to the Specially Designated Nationals list by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, or OFAC....
11:00 2019-09-05

UAE oil tanker missing in Strait of Hormuz after drifting into Iranian waters An oil tanker traveling through the tiny strip of water located in the mouth of the Persian Gulf stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago when it drifted into Iranian waters....
17:51 2019-07-16

Iranian oil tanker near Saudi Arabia coast hit by missiles, officials say An Iranian oil tanker cruising 60 miles off the coast of Saudi Arabia was rocked by a pair of missiles Friday, briefly causing an oil leak and more broadly threatening to further inflame fraught regio...
10:17 2019-10-12

U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official The United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington say...
08:34 2019-08-20

Top U.S. security adviser: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran ag...
01:00 2019-05-30

UK Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' for Hong Kong staffer reportedly detained in China The United Kingdom Foreign Office is "extremely concerned" by reports that a British Consulate staff member in Hong Kong has been detained in mainland China for over 10 days....
20:00 2019-08-20

U.K. Foreign Secretary Says Saudi Arabia Has Paid the Price for Khashoggi Killing British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Saudi Arabia has paid the diplomatic price for the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. In a keynote speech at the Global Conference for Medi...
22:17 2019-07-11

Mexican foreign secretary says country still has ‘dignity intact’ after tariff deal Marcelo Ebrard, who helped negotiate the deal in Washington D.C., said when he arrived back home and gave the president his report, he told Lopez Obrador: "There are no tariffs, Mr. President, we emer...
08:17 2019-06-09

UK Foreign Secretary Hunt to stand for Conservative leadership: local paper Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will stand for the leadership of the Conservative Party following the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May, his local paper said on Friday....
18:34 2019-05-24

Supertanker suspected of transporting Iranian oil to Syria seized British Royal Marines detained an Iranian supertanker allegedly transporting oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, escalating already high tensions between Tehran and Washington....
09:51 2019-07-05

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.”...
03:17 2019-07-05

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the region have led to escalating tensions between Tehran...
15:00 2019-07-18

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromIranian state TV says Revolutionary Guards forces have seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggl...
13:51 2019-07-18

Defense secretary says Trump has expanded withdrawal of troops from northern Syria Turkey has begun a military operation in northern Syria against Kurdish groups that were allied with the U.S. in the fight against the Islamic State.        ...
23:51 2019-10-13

Turkey's Syria offensive an 'invasion': Arab League secretary general Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit on Saturday led Arab foreign ministers in lambasting Turkey's military operation in northeast Syria as an "invasion of an Arab state's land and an aggre...
21:17 2019-10-12

U.S. preparing to withdraw all remaining troops from northern Syria: Defense Secretary The United States is poised to evacuate about 1,000 U.S. troops from northern Syria amid an ongoing Turkish offensive into the region, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, calling the situatio...
17:17 2019-10-13

Trump Orders All U.S. Troops to Leave Northern Syria, Defense Secretary Says (WASHINGTON) — Amid growing chaos in Syria, President Donald Trump has ordered all U.S. troops to withdraw from the country’s north to avoid a bloody conflict between Turkey and U.S.-backe...
17:51 2019-10-13

| WATCH | Seized tanker released, reaches international waters off Iran coast The British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which had been held off the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas for more than two months, set sail and reached international waters, its Swedish owner says....
02:00 2019-09-28

U.S. puts sanctions on Iranian foreign minister Zarif, who says they won't affect him The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, targeting the country's top spokesman and potentially hurting chances of diplomatic talks amid rising...
01:17 2019-08-01

Iran will continue exporting oil under any conditions: Iranian foreign minister  Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday....
04:17 2019-07-14

Iranian foreign minister heads to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif traveled to New York on Saturday to a United Nations conference, Iran's state news agency IRNA reported, amid rising tension between Washington and Tehran...
18:17 2019-07-13

Iranian foreign minister heading to New York for U.N. conference: IRNA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was on his way to New York on Saturday to attend a United Nations conference, the official Islamic Republic News Agency said....
17:17 2019-07-13

U.S. levies sanctions against Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif for working on behalf of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
01:34 2019-08-01

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif: no information about losing drone Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he was not aware of any downing of an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, after President Donald Trump said a U.S. Navy ship had "dest...
00:34 2019-07-19

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been intercepted in Spanish waters....
15:51 2019-07-04

Iran oil tanker hit by two missiles off Saudi coast: Iranian state media An Iranian-owned oil tanker was struck by two missiles off the Saudi port of Jeddah on Friday, Iranian state television reported, quoting the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) which owns the vessel....
10:17 2019-10-11

Gibraltar obtains order extending detention of Iranian tanker by 14 days Gibraltar said on Friday it had obtained an order extending the detention of the Iranian Grace I supertanker by 14 days because there were grounds to believe it was breaking sanctions by taking oil to...
19:34 2019-07-05

Iranian tanker wanted by U.S. not heading to Greece: Greek prime minister An Iranian tanker which the United States wants seized is not heading towards Greece as it sails through the Mediterranean, Greek Prime Minister Kyrikos Mitsotakis told France 24 TV on Thursday....
16:00 2019-08-22

Iranian oil tanker sets sail after Gibraltar rejects U.S. detainment order Gibraltar authorities released an Iranian oil tanker seized by Britain over 40 days ago after rejecting a request by the United States to continue detaining the vessel....
11:00 2019-08-19

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic, Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
02:00 2019-08-15

Iranian Boats "Harass" British Tanker Days After UK Seized Their Ship 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......
11:51 2019-07-11

Iranian Tanker Photographed Off Syrian Port Tartus: US Satellite Firm The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the centre of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, has been photographed by satellite off the Syrian......
12:00 2019-09-07

Iranian boats 'attempted to impede' British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government spokesman says three Iranian boats were warned off by HMS Montrose, but Tehran denies involvementThree Iranian boats have “attempted to impede” a British oil tanker in the Gulf, further ...
15:00 2019-07-11

U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar: court document A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar along with its cargo of crude oil, a court document showed on Friday....
01:34 2019-08-17

Iranian news agency says British-operated Mesdar tanker has not been seized Iran's Revolutionary Guards have not captured the British-operated, Liberian-flagged ship Mesdar in the Gulf, Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, quoting regional military sources....
00:34 2019-07-20

Iran Arrests British-Iranian Academic Amid Tanker Standoff With U.K. An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar....
14:34 2019-08-16

Iranian oil tanker no longer has Turkish destination: ship tracking data An Iranian oil tanker at the center of a dispute between Washington and Tehran is no longer heading towards Turkey's Iskenderun port and now has no specified destination, Refinitiv ship tracking data ...
19:00 2019-08-31

Mexican foreign secretary denies Trump’s claim of secret concessions in agreement Three days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appear unable to agree on exactly what’s in it....
03:00 2019-06-11

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker, state media says Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the vessel, the third detained by Iran amid U.S. tensions, of trying to smuggle oil from Iran.        ...
14:17 2019-08-05

Oil rises after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose about 1% on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West over the safety of shipping in the Strait of Hormuz...
14:51 2019-07-18

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. The ship and its 12 crew members we...
14:34 2019-07-18

Trump sanctions Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif President Trump is imposing sanctions on Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, amid deepening tensions with Tehran over the 2015 nuclear deal and Iranian attacks on international shipping in ...
01:00 2019-08-01

At UN, Yemen Foreign Minister demands end to ‘Iranian-Houthi coup d’etat’ The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Yemen on Saturday called on the United Nations and the wider international community to stand by his crisis-torn country as it struggled to cope with daily assaults...
05:00 2019-09-29

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warns U.S., other foreign nations to stay away Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, warned the United States and other foreign nations to stay away from the nation as it unveiled a long-range missile with the ability to reach American bases....
10:00 2019-09-23

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration on Wednesday extended waivers allowing foreign firms to work at Iranian nuclear facilities without U.S. penalties even as it hit Iran’s foreign mini...
05:00 2019-08-01

France's Macron to meet Iranian foreign minister Zarif on Friday French President Emmanuel Macron will meet Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday, as major world powers seek to salvage a 2015 international nuclear deal signed with Tehran....
11:34 2019-08-23

No new deal before compliance with 2015 nuclear pact: Iranian foreign minister Iran ruled out the possibility of negotiating a new deal with major powers, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Monday, saying that European partners have failed to fulfill their ...
01:34 2019-09-24

Dianne Feinstein met with Iranian foreign minister as US-Iran feud escalated Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a top member of the minority party in the upper chamber, met recently with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at a time of escalating tensions between Washington and ...
02:51 2019-05-28

Iranian tanker expected to leave Gibraltar late Sunday: Iran's envoy to UK The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West is expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday night, Iran's ambassador to Britain said, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S...
17:00 2019-08-18

Bahrain 'strongly condemns' what it calls Iranian attempt to intercept British tanker Bahrain said on Friday it "strongly condemned" what it called an Iranian attempt to intercept a British tanker in the Gulf, according to a statement from its foreign ministry....
17:00 2019-07-12

Oil tanker 'attacks' come amid US concerns Iranian commercial boats were being loaded with missiles The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible mil...
18:51 2019-06-13

UK has sent mediator to Iran to seek freeing of seized tanker: senior Iranían official Britain has sent a mediator to Iran to discuss the freeing of a British-flagged tanker seized by the Islamic Republic last week, the head of the Supreme Leader's office said on Wednesday, according to...
11:00 2019-07-24

Gibraltar rejects U.S. request to seize Iranian oil tanker, ship leaves for Greece The tanker, now flying the Iranian flag, is preparing to depart the Mediterranean port, raising the question of what further action the United States may take....
15:00 2019-08-19

Court documents show U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker violating sanctions Newly released U.S. court documents show the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, citing evidence that it...
23:34 2019-08-17

Iran Oil Tanker Blacklisted By US Off Lebanon, Syria Coasts The Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 blacklisted by the United States has been off the coast of Lebanon and Syria for the past 24 hours, maritime monitors said on Monday....
10:00 2019-09-03

Iran oil tanker pursued by US turns off tracker near Syria An Iranian oil tanker blacklisted and pursued by the U.S. turned off its tracking beacon off the coast of Syria, leading to renewed speculation that its oil will end up there, despite earlier assuranc...
20:00 2019-09-03

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
04:17 2019-07-14

Family to meet foreign secretary after US suspect in fatal crash claims diplomatic immunity The parents of a teenager killed in a crash are to meet the foreign secretary after the suspect, a US citizen, claimed diplomatic immunity and left the UK....
01:34 2019-10-06

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions....
13:34 2019-07-04

Revolutionary Guards commander denies Iranian targets hit in Syria air strikes A senior Revolutionary Guards commander denied on Sunday that Iranian targets had been hit in Israeli air strikes in Syria, the semi-official ILNA news agency reported....
13:34 2019-08-25

Israel strikes at Iranian forces in Syria to foil attack: military Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that were planning to launch armed drones at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said....
02:00 2019-08-25

'Wrongfully detained' Texas teen who is a US citizen released after nearly a month The 18-year-old was detained at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint while en route from South Texas to a soccer camp.        ...
02:34 2019-07-24

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fuel....
19:51 2019-07-18

Britain 'almost certain' Iran was behind tanker attacks: foreign minister Hunt Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday Britain is "almost certain" Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, adding that London did not believe anyone else could have done it....
13:34 2019-06-16

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears that the Islamic Republic could further disrupt shipping traffic in the Middle East....
14:51 2019-07-18

Kuwait foreign minister discusses with Iranian counterpart de-escalating tensions in region Kuwait's foreign minister received a call from his Iranian counterpart where the two discussed measures to de-escalate tensions in the region to avoid more dangers, state news agency KUNA reported on ...
02:51 2019-09-20

Syria Demands Immediate Withdrawal of All Foreign Military Forces (UNITED NATIONS) — Syria’s top diplomat demanded Saturday the immediate withdrawal of American and Turkish forces from the country and said his government reserves the right to defend its ...
21:00 2019-09-28

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing an oil tanker on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsuccessfully attempted to detain a British oil tanker in the P...
18:51 2019-07-11

Iranian gunboats trying to seize a British oil tanker were scared away by the Royal Navy, new report claims Fars News Agency Photo via USNI News Three Iranian gunboats failed in an attempt to seize a British oil tanker in Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a UK government spokesperson said to INSIDER. A UK Royal N...
08:51 2019-07-11

Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece, shipping data shows The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar around 2100 GMT. Refinitiv ship tracking data showed early on Monday that the vessel was heading to Kalamata in Greece....
09:34 2019-08-19

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Se...
01:17 2019-07-16

Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 photographed off Syrian port Tartus: U.S. satellite firm The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1 at the center of a dispute between Tehran and Western powers, which went dark off Syria earlier in the week, has been photographed by satellite off the Syrian por...
22:34 2019-09-07

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials t...
04:01 2019-06-14

Satellite images show Iran oil tanker sought by US off Syria Satellite images appear to show the once-detained Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya-1 near the Syrian port of Tartus, despite U.S. efforts to seize the vessel...
05:34 2019-09-07

Israel hits Iranian force in Syria to stop 'killer drones': military Israeli aircraft on Saturday struck Iranian forces near Damascus that had been planning to launch "killer drones" at targets in Israel, an Israeli military spokesman said....
02:00 2019-08-25

Royal Marines and Gibraltar seize ship suspected of taking Iranian oil to Syria Iran summons UK ambassador over what it calls ‘the illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker’A detachment of nearly 30 Royal Marines and Gibraltarian police have dramatically seized a supertanker suspe...
18:34 2019-07-04

Israel says latest Syria airstrike thwarted 'imminent' attack by Iranian drones The Israeli military carried out a late-night attack on targets inside Syria Saturday in what it described as a successful effort to thwart a "very imminent" Iranian drone strike....
08:34 2019-08-25

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctions against the war-torn country. Iran responded by ...
20:51 2019-07-04

Israel Strikes Iranian Targets in Syria to Prevent 'Killer Drone' Attack Israel said it struck military facilities in Syria to prevent suspected planned attacks from Iranian forces, raising the risk of a clash with Tehran amid a broader Israeli campaign to counter the mili...
15:34 2019-08-25

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, state TV reports Iran has seized another foreign oil tanker in the Gulf, the country’s state TV reported on Sunday, accusing it of smuggling fuel to Arab states and adding that seven sailors on board the tanker ...
09:51 2019-08-05

UAE foreign minister says Iran fingerprints clear on oil tanker attacks: Arabiya TV UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahya said Iran's fingerprints were clear on the attacks on oil tankers on May 12, Arabiya TV reported on Saturday....
14:17 2019-06-15

US: Iranian foreign minister can only visit sick colleague on NY trip if Iran releases hostage The U.S. said Friday that Iran’s foreign minister can visit the country’s ailing U.N. ambassador in a New York hospital, only if his country agrees to release an American prisoner in exchange. ...
09:00 2019-09-28

Iranian journalist claims asylum in Sweden after accompanying foreign minister on diplomatic mission Amir Tohid Fazel, an editor at a conservative news agency, fled his hotel in Stockholm on Aug. 21, slipping out for a cigarette break and dashing away on foot. ...
13:00 2019-08-28

‘Terrorist Iranian regime’ must be checked; Saudi Foreign Minister urges financial pressure The United Nations, and the world, have a moral responsibility “to apply utmost pressure with every tool available ... to end the terrorist and aggressive conduct of the Iranian regime,” Saudi Arabia’...
13:00 2019-09-27

Iranian journalist flees foreign minister's press pool 'to claim asylum' in Sweden An Iranian state news journalist fled from Foreign Minister Javad Zarif's press pool and applied for residency in Sweden last week, according to authorities....
01:00 2019-08-28

Foreign Isis fighters in Syria 'should face war crimes tribunal' Politicians in Kurdish-led region call for international help to de-radicalise regionForeign Islamic State fighters held in overcrowded prisons and lawless refugee camps in north-east Syria – includin...
09:00 2019-10-02

Russia's Putin: foreign troops should be pulled out from Syria eventually Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that all foreign troops should be pulled out from Syria eventually, after peace is reached in the country....
00:51 2019-09-17

Turkish foreign minister discusses defense, Syria with Pompeo Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the Russian S-400 missile defense system and the U.S. F-35 fighter jet program, a foreign ...
14:51 2019-07-20

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in international law.”...
17:17 2019-07-20

Limpet mine used in oil tanker attacks 'bears striking resemblance' to similar Iranian Mines, US Navy says The limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “bears a striking resemblance” to other Iranian mines, U.S. Navy officials said....
17:51 2019-06-19

Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby TOKYO (AP) — Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew saw Iranian naval vessel nearby. The post Owner of Japanese oil tanker attacked in Strait of Hormuz says its crew s...
06:51 2019-06-14

Britain Accuses Iran Of Selling Adrian Darya 1 Tanker Oil To Syria Britain said Iran had sold the oil cargo of tanker Adrian Darya 1 to Syria, breaking assurances it had given over the vessel which had been detained in Gibraltar for a suspected breach of European......
21:00 2019-09-10

US Offered Millions To Indian Captain Of Iran Oil Tanker Heading To Syria A senior US official personally offered several million dollars to the Indian captain of an Iranian oil tanker suspected of heading to Syria, the State Department confirmed Wednesday....
03:00 2019-09-05

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention....
04:51 2019-07-05

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage o...
18:34 2019-07-18

Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker Bahrain said on Saturday it "strongly condemned" Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, asking Iran to immediately release the vessel....
14:51 2019-07-20

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: state media Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heightened tensi...
17:17 2019-08-04

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf - state media Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heigh...
17:51 2019-08-04

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" adopted by a so-called B Team, which he has said in...
06:00 2019-06-14

Trump sanctions on Iranian foreign minister could expose the real face of the country's 'charmer-in-chief' The Trump administration is expected to sanction Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, any day now, and the announcement could offer a rare glimpse into the internal dealings of the country's...
02:51 2019-06-29

In Syria, Trump Distills a Foreign Policy of Impulse, and Faces the Fallout Having upended Middle East policy, the president is now trying to find a way to reverse the consequences as Turkish forces bombard the Kurdish fighters who helped overpower ISIS....
04:51 2019-10-11

Turkey's Syria advance leaves Europe with foreign fighter dilemma European states are trying to fast-track a plan to shift thousands of foreign Islamic State militants out of Syrian prison camps and into Iraq, after the outbreak of fresh conflict in Syria raised the...
17:17 2019-10-13

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
12:51 2019-07-11

Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats tried to seize British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense o...
19:00 2019-07-11

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchange emerges of Royal Navy frigate warning off Iranian ships An audio recording has emerged of the radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels prior to the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
13:51 2019-07-21

Iranian IRGC boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense offic...
07:51 2019-07-11

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
15:51 2019-07-18

Emily Thornberry interview: Labour's shadow foreign secretary discusses bike crash, Boris Johnson and... Brexit She's back on her bike after an accident and off to 'thrash out' Brexit policy at Labour conference. Shadow minister Emily Thornberry tells Susannah Butter and Sophia Sleigh about booing Boris and nev...
15:17 2019-09-20

Syrian opposition leader warns Iranian activity inside Syria has reached unprecedented dangerous level After more than eight years of war and bloodshed in Syria, the Iranian presence in the nation is at an all-time high, warned the top Syrian opposition figure....
06:00 2019-10-04

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May.        ...
10:00 2019-07-20

Simon Cheng missing: China says Foreign Office worker detained in country arrested over 'solicitation of prostitution' China has said it detained a Foreign Office worker employed in Hong Kong for "solicitation of prostitution", according to a state-backed paper in the nation....
01:34 2019-08-23

Iranian threat to seize British tanker amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senior commander of the country's Revolutionary Guard u...
14:51 2019-07-05

Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his nomination, Army Secretary Esper will be new acting secretary. The post Trump: Acting Defense Secretary Shanahan withdraws his ...
20:17 2019-06-18

Iranian oil tanker’s captain ignores multi-million dollar ‘bribe’ from US, evades capture An Iranian oil tanker has reappeared near Syria amid reports the U.S. tried to 'bribe' its captain. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.        ...
09:00 2019-09-09

Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry: Labour would be 'off our rockers' if it didn't pursue Remain Jeremy Corbyn suffered another blow today as one of Labour's most senior MPs warned that the party would be "off our bloody rockers" if it did not campaign all-out for Remain....
21:00 2019-07-31

Foreign Office 'extremely concerned' over Hong Kong consulate worker 'detained at China border' The Foreign Office has said it is "extremely concerned" over reports that a staff member, who has been been missing for 12 days, has been detained in China....
12:34 2019-08-20

Iranian foreign minister: U.S. 'cannot expect to stay safe' because of 'economic war' "Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it," said Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister.        ...
15:51 2019-06-10

Forty-four crew from damaged tankers picked up by Iranian ships and in Iranian port: IRNA Iranian search and rescue teams have picked up 44 sailors from two damaged tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported on Thursday, citing an unnamed informed source....
11:17 2019-06-13

Iran tanker seizure latest: Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after British tanker seized Theresa May will chair a meeting of the Government's emergency committee Cobra on Monday after Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
23:17 2019-07-21

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can ...
16:34 2019-06-14

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted....
15:17 2019-06-14

'Urdu No Foreign': PU Dept. Objects To Being Clubbed With Foreign Languages The Panjab University's Urdu Department has objected to its proposed merger with those of various foreign tongues, asserting that Urdu is not a foreign language but an Indian one like Hindi and......
21:00 2019-09-28

Iran tanker seizure: Jeremy Hunt vows British shipping 'must and will be' be protected after tanker is boarded Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has vowed British shipping "must and will be protected" following the seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz....
19:34 2019-07-20

No guarantee these Red Sox are playoff-bound It hasn’t gotten to the point where the funeral directors in Boston can begin preparing Fenway Park for an AL East wake. No need to reserve New England’s living room from two-to-four and seven-to-nine...
11:34 2019-08-03

US-bound migration already cut 30%, says Mexico Mexico has sharply reduced migration across its territory toward the United States, officials say, and recent polls suggest hardening local attitudes toward migrants who remain in the country....
01:17 2019-07-23

Bank of China: Outward bound This financial institution is clearly one to watch on a global scale, thanks to its presence in 57 countries and domination of the renminbi clearing market....
18:00 2019-09-26

The Observer view on Syria: Syria’s new horror was foretold. It shames us all | Observer editorial Turkey’s invasion of north-east Syria, faciliated by the withdrawal of US forces, could lead to a resurgence of Islamic StateThe conflict engulfing north-east Syria is a wholly avoidable disaster. It ...
11:17 2019-10-13

Guatemala seen as ill-prepared to absorb US-bound refugees A potential agreement with Washington to turn Guatemala into a “safe third country” for asylum seekers has the Guatemalan opposition up in arms and experts scratching their heads...
01:00 2019-07-13

Greenpeace activists scale 27,000-ton oil rig bound for North Sea Environmental activists have climbed on board a 27,000-ton BP oil rig being towed off the coast of Scotland, vowing to stay put until the company halts its plans drill new wells....
18:00 2019-06-10

Huawei Denies Being Bound by Chinese Spy Laws Huawei's cyber-security chief told the UK parliament Monday that the Chinese telecoms giant has been advised it was under no obligation to spy for Beijing if so asked by the Communist state....
09:34 2019-06-11

Man, 82, bound over for trial in 1976 killings in Wisconsin MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) — An 82-year-old man will face trial on two counts of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a couple at a Wisconsin park 43 years ago. A judge in Marinette County determine...
16:51 2019-06-20

Libya intercepts nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants at sea CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted Europe-bound vessels carrying nearly 200 migrants, including women, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim s...
13:34 2019-06-22

Everyone Needs a Good Pillow—Even Astronauts Bound for Mars Sure, long-haul space travel demands a solid vehicle and ample food. But to stay sane during those lonely days, you might just want a good ol' pillow....
22:17 2019-05-31

A football family and a sportswriter, bound by grief After Tyler Hilinski ended his life, Ivan Maisel and the Washington State quarterback's family are connected by a pain they hope we never understand....
22:34 2019-09-12

Libyan navy says it intercepted 91 Europe-bound migrants CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber vessel carrying 91 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman A...
15:34 2019-06-16

Guatemala says it has not pledged to accept U.S.-bound asylum seekers Guatemala has not yet committed to becoming a "safe third country" for U.S.-bound migrants seeking asylum, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain flows of people from Central America, ...
03:17 2019-06-19

NASA and ESA will team up to deflect Earth-bound asteroids If humanity is going to stop dangerous asteroids, countries will likely have to work together -- thankfully, that might just happen. NASA and ESA teams are meeting in Rome next week to discuss progre...
13:00 2019-09-04

Cupra to expand range with Frankfurt-bound concept Short video shows a car closely resembling the previously revealed e-Racer Cupra has released a video hinting at a forthcoming concept, to be shown at the Frankfurt motor show. In the video posted to...
21:34 2019-07-15

MLB notebook: Ortiz is Boston-bound for gunshot recovery The Boston Red Sox have sent a team plane to the Dominican Republic to transport former star David Ortiz to the city for medical treatment, ESPN's Enrique Rojas reported Monday afternoon....
03:34 2019-06-11

Huge 3D printers could produce Mars-bound rockets soon Relativity Space is an LA-based startup which is another in a growing list of firms to truly innovate with large-scale 3D printing, although in this case, it’s not a boat which is being printed...
19:51 2019-10-14

Florida-bound flight diverted to JFK due to cockpit smoke A flight from Newark to Orlando was diverted to JFK airport Sunday night after the plane’s pilot reported a smoke condition in the cockpit, officials said. Jetblue’s flight 227 landed safely at about ...
10:17 2019-10-14

Manager of Iran-bound UK vessel says cannot contact crew The company that manages the British-registered vessel Stena Impero said it was unable to contact the crew after it was approached by unidentified small crafts and a helicopter during transit of the S...
21:17 2019-07-19

Singapore-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Bangladesh A Singapore-bound Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight on Thursday made an emergency landing the airportas the aircraft's wheels failed to retract, an official said....
17:17 2019-09-19

The Latest: Spanish rescue ship now bound for Italian island A Spanish humanitarian group says its rescue vessel spotted 40 severely dehydrated migrants whose boat is now being escorted to the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa by Italy’s coast guard...
18:51 2019-06-30

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 100 Europe-bound migrants Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying nearly 100 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast...
14:51 2019-06-04

Mexico sees decrease in U.S.-bound immigration from Central America Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said after a White House meeting on Tuesday that there has been a "significant decrease" in U.S.-bound immigration through Mexico, especially from Central Ameri...
03:34 2019-09-11

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripoli....
15:00 2019-06-22

Drowning of U.S.-bound Honduran mother and son underscores plight of migrants When Delia Hernandez, 44, bade farewell on Aug. 1 to Idalia Herrera, 27, and nearly two-year-old Iker Cordova, she dreamed her daughter and grandson were fleeing the arid fields of southern Honduras f...
08:17 2019-09-20

Bolsonaro: The trafficking of cocaine on G-20-bound Air Force plane 'unacceptable' Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said his team had nothing to do with the trafficking of cocaine by a Brazilian Air Force sergeant on a plane bound for the G-20 summit in Japan, calling the act "una...
20:51 2019-06-27

Libyan coast guard intercepts 22 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted some two dozen Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that a w...
20:17 2019-06-08

Bhopal Cops Seize Rs 4.11 Crore Cash From Mumbai-Bound SUV The seizure of unaccounted cash worth Rs 4.11 crore from a Mumbai-bound car is expected to lead the Income Tax department to a major tax evasion scam by a gold and bullion trader based in Bhopal...
10:34 2019-09-05

Hundreds of evacuees from Bahamas booted off Florida-bound ferry Hundreds of Bahamians attempting to flee the Hurricane Dorian-ravaged islands were booted off a ferry bound for the US if they did not have a visa to enter, a report said. Brian Entin, an investigativ...
21:34 2019-09-09

College-bound teen celebrating graduation drowns in lake A high school graduate celebrating his last summer with friends before heading off to college drowned in a Massachusetts lake, his shattered relatives and police said. Apurba Devkota, an 18-year-old a...
19:51 2019-07-03

For U.S.-bound Central American migrants, better to stay in Mexico than be sent home Many of the Central Americans who lined up for papers at an asylum office in southern Mexico said they could abandon plans to reach the United States and remain in Mexico if U.S. President Donald Trum...
18:34 2019-06-15

Young Indian guy disguises as old man to sneak onto New York-bound flight An Indian man dressed up as a white-haired, wheelchair-bound senior in his 80s to try to sneak onto a flight to New York City, according to authorities. Jayesh Patel, 32, wheeled his way into Indira G...
02:34 2019-09-12

A School With No Heat or Computers but Many College-Bound Students. Mostly Girls. At an Afghan mountain school, there are no computers, lights or heat. Even books are few. Yet 90 percent of graduates get into college. Most of them are girls....
22:34 2019-06-27

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
20:51 2019-06-05

Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 Europe-bound migrants The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, had been trying to make their way to Europe....
13:00 2019-08-18

NASA’s new Moon-bound spacesuit is safer, smarter and much more comfortable The next Americans to set foot on the Moon will do so in a brand new spacesuit that’s based on, but hugely improved from, the original Apollo suits that last went up there in the ’70s. Wit...
13:51 2019-10-11

El Paso attack fails to deter border-bound migrants For those who heard about the event, it was another moment to rework the calculus that underpinned their decision to migrate. Was now the right time to move their families to the United States?...
01:51 2019-08-06

GLOW takes a much-needed vacation out of the city and “Outward Bound” While “Outward Bound” is a GLOW episode that gets right back to not focusing on the wrestling of it all, it’s just as important as the G.L.O.W.-heavy episode that came before it. (And really, while it...
10:34 2019-08-12

Meet The Eternals, Marvel’s next obscure property bound for the big screen During its San Diego Comic-Con panel, Marvel Studios finally confirmed that it’s making a movie based on Jack Kirby’s The Eternals, giving us one our first post-Endgame (and post-Far From Home) glimps...
10:17 2019-07-21

Faye Dunaway fired from Broadway-bound ‘Tea at Five’ for slapping crew member The actress — best remembered for her over-the-top portrayal of screen icon Joan Crawford in the 1981 movie "Mommie Dearest" — is accused of creating a "hostile" work environment that included slappin...
23:34 2019-07-24

"Duty-Bound" To Protect People Of All Communities: Meghalaya Tells Punjab The Meghalaya government assured a Punjab government delegation on Thursday that it was "duty-bound" to protect the people of all communities living in the state....
14:17 2019-06-20

Body found in London garden fell from Heathrow-bound plane Police and airline officials say a stowaway fell from the landing gear of a jet as it approached London’s Heathrow Airport after a 9-hour flight from Nairobi...
19:51 2019-07-01

| Serena powers past No. 1-bound Osaka, Halep retires hurt Serena Williams won the rematch Friday, dominating Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 to ensure the Japanese star won't leave Toronto with a title to go with her number one world ranking....
09:34 2019-08-10

Dodgers bound for more postseason disappointment? Aces ready to go for Game 5 vs. Nationals The Dodgers couldn't secure the NLDS in Game 4, setting up a winner-take-all Game 5 against the Nationals at Dodger Stadium on Wednesday.       ...
18:51 2019-10-08

It Was Bound to Happen: A True-Crime Home Renovation Show Is Coming It was only a matter of time before two TV juggernaut genres--true crime and home renovation--were joined together for your entertainment purposes. It's happening with Quibi's Murder House......
03:00 2019-08-28

Two Wheelchair-Bound Candidates Win Seats In Japan Upper House Vote Two wheelchair-bound candidates won seats in Japan's upper house vote on Sunday, media projections showed, a sign of changing attitudes towards disabled people in a country where they have long been.....
00:34 2019-07-22

Hundreds of Bahamian refugees kicked off US-bound ferry over visa confusion Viral video from the ferry Balearia in Freeport included an announcement that 'passengers who don't have a U.S. visa, please proceed to disembark.'        ...
19:34 2019-09-09

South Africa seizes 12 boxes of lion bones bound for Malaysia Nearly 800 pounds of lion bones bound for Malaysia were seized at South Africa's main airport, a spokesman for the environment ministry told CNN on Friday....
21:17 2019-10-08

CBOE Launches S&P 500 Range-Bound Premium Income Index (SPRI) CHICAGO, IL – January 31, 2017 – Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) today announced it has launched the CBOE S&P 500 Range-Bound Premium Income Index, which is designed to serve as a benc...
10:01 2019-05-22

Delhi-Bound IndiGo Flight Delayed For 3 Hours Due To "Technical Glitch" Domestic air carrier IndiGo on Tuesday said that one of its Delhi-bound flights was delayed for three hours due to a technical glitch at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Hyderabad....
19:34 2019-07-23

From gas in Russia to China-bound plastics, Austria's OMV shifts focus for growth After years of largely banking on low-cost Russia for growth, OMV is shifting attention towards the Middle East as its chemist chief executive chases his vision of making the Austrian oil and gas grou...
19:00 2019-06-18

The moment neighbors found Bay Ridge couple bound after home invasion Exclusive photos show the moment a Brooklyn man found his neighbors bound by duct tape in their Bay Ridge house — right after home invaders made off with their safe containing more than $50,000 in cas...
22:34 2019-09-25

Libyan coast guard intercepts Europe-bound migrant boat BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coa...
13:34 2019-06-03

Delhi-Bound Indigo Flight's Take-Off Aborted, Nitin Gadkari Was On Board Union Minister Nitin Gadkari was among the passengers on an IndiGo flight that did not take-off this morning because of a "serious error" detected by the pilot....
08:34 2019-08-13

Kerala Part Of India, Courts There Are Bound By Our Orders: Supreme Court Expressing displeasure over tinkering of its judgement and order by the Kerala High Court in a matter related to churches, the Supreme Court has said Kerala is a part of the Indian territory and......
00:17 2019-09-18

London-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Fire In Cabin: Report A Virgin Atlantic flight en route London from New York made an emergency landing in Boston after a small fire broke out in the first class cabin on Thursday night....
16:51 2019-07-05

Euro Papers: Lampard to replace Juventus-bound Sarri as Chelsea manager "Frank Lampard will replace the Juventus-bound Maurizio Sarri and become the next manager of Chelsea, according to the ever-reliable source, Gianluca Di Marzio..."...
15:00 2019-05-21

Soldier bound, fatally shot in Tennessee home shortly after returning from deployment LENOIR CITY, Tenn. (WBIR) — A Tennessee soldier was tied up and shot to his death in his Lenoir City home last week, authorities said. Specialist Jacob Bishop’s mother found her son dead last Tu...
07:51 2019-10-09

Angelina Jolie explaining her emotional farewell to college-bound Maddox will make you cry Angelina Jolie went emotional at the "Maleficent 2" news conference when she explained her final moments with son Maddox before he went to college.        ...
09:34 2019-10-01

Amit Shah Holds Meetings With Leaders From 3 Assembly Poll-Bound States Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah today held meetings with the party's core group leaders from three Assembly poll-bound states. Party sources said Mr Shah held separate meetings with......
19:34 2019-06-09

Arsenal reject chance to re-sign Milan-bound Ismaël Bennacer from Empoli • Club had clause that allowed them to match bids for midfielder • Neil Lennon says Celtic want to keep Kieran TierneyArsenal have rejected the opportunity to re-sign Ismaël Bennacer, with the Algeria...
17:17 2019-07-16

Finals-bound Raptors channel Kawhi Leonard’s focus as Warriors await Kyle Lowry couldn’t wipe the smile off his face. Kawhi Leonard accepted a hug from Drake. But the Raptors' collective focus remained on their upcoming series with the back-to-back champion Golden Stat...
15:34 2019-05-26

Team news: Bayern bound Coutinho left out as Griezmann makes Barcelona debut "Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde has given the biggest indication yet that Philippe Coutinho\u0027s career at the Camp Nou is set to come to an end after he was left out of the match-day squad t...
00:00 2019-08-17

Mexico halts caravan of 2,000 migrants bound for US; critics call roundup a 'human hunt' A caravan of roughly 2,000 migrants bound for the United States early Saturday was halted by Mexican authorities only a few hours into their journey, according to witnesses cited by Reuters....
07:51 2019-10-14

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the National Human Rights Commission (...
00:17 2019-07-09

NYPD cops chase pot smokers, find kidnapped man beaten, bound in store basement A man was found beaten and bound in the basement of a Bronx bodega when two cops who were chasing separate suspects entered the cellar early Wednesday morning, police said....
13:34 2019-09-12

Close analysis of Kim Jong Un's new nuclear missile submarine reveals it's bound for a suicide mission KCNA / Business Insider North Korea showed Kim touring a factory building a submarine, which HI Sutton, a submarine analyst, said probably took place on the country's east coast. Kim hasn't been pict...
04:51 2019-07-24

Tennessee soldier found bound, shot dead in home months after returning from deployment, officials say A Tennessee Army National Guard soldier who had recently returned home from a deployment was found earlier this month tied up and shot dead — reportedly with few clues to guide investigators toward wh...
03:51 2019-10-11

‘You can and should do more’ to include people with disabilities, wheelchair-bound Syrian advocate tells Security Council in searing speech The UN Security Council was told on Wednesday that people with disabilities “can’t wait any longer” for more of a say in how the world’s top diplomatic forum for peace and security, factors their need...
17:17 2019-05-21

Iran detains United Arab Emirates-bound ship, crew for alleged diesel smuggling amid regional tensions: report Iran on Monday reportedly seized a vessel in the Persian Gulf for allegedly smuggling diesel to the United Arab Emirates -- a close ally of Saudi Arabia -- amid the ratcheting up of regional tensions ...
18:51 2019-09-16

India launches 'historic' flight bound for the moon Days after the U.S. celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon, India launched an unmanned flight bound for the far side.        ...
16:34 2019-07-22

4 Strong Korean Stocks Bound To Get Stronger On A Peaceful Korean Peninsula The economic benefits of securing stability and maintaining peace can have a tremendous impact on the economies for both North and South Korea. In this article, we highlight our top recommendations fo...
15:00 2019-05-21

UK will not be bound by 'artificial' Brexit deadline proposed by Finnish PM, government warns Boris Johnson will not be bound by the "artificial deadline" proposed by the Finnish prime minister to produce formal written proposals to resolve the Brexit deadlock, the Government has said....
02:51 2019-09-20

Three Australians detained in Iran Three Australian citizens have been detained in Iran, the Australian government said on Wednesday, adding that it was helping the families of the three but gave no further details....
10:34 2019-09-11

At Least 2,300 People Have Been Detained During the Lockdown in Kashmir (SRINAGAR, India) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest after...
13:00 2019-08-21

Six detained in David Ortiz shooting Six suspects, including the alleged gunman, have been detained in the shooting of Ortiz, the Dominican Republic's chief prosecutor said. Authorities have declined to give a motive for the shootin...
10:00 2019-06-13

China says it has detained a UK consulate employee An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who has been missing for almost two weeks has been detained in mainland China, the country's foreign ministry confirmed Wednesday....
20:34 2019-08-21

A man tried to smuggle $33,000 of cocaine under his wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
18:34 2019-07-17

Nearly 250 migrants detained after BP encountering near Sasabe TUCSON – Nearly 250 migrants were detained this week after Tucson Sector Border Patrol encountered three large groups east of Sasabe. According to officials, three large groups – consistin...
06:00 2019-08-31

Man detained after crashing into cactus, PCSD says TUCSON –A man was taken into custody after crashing into a saguaro on the north side Wednesday morning. Firefighters were dispatched First Avenue and Agave Drive at about 9:30 a.m. after a saguaro sla...
22:00 2019-07-10

Iran confirms three detained on spy charges Iran has acknowledged for the first time that is it detaining three Australian nationals on spying charges, including two who have dual British citizenship...
22:51 2019-09-17

Three Australians Detained In Iran, Say Officials The Australian government on Wednesday said three citizens had been detained in Iran, the latest in a series of Westerners to be seized by authorities in Tehran....
06:00 2019-09-11

A man tried to smuggle cocaine under his bad wig. He was detained in Spain A Colombian man was detained in Barcelona last month for attempting to smuggle more than $33,000 worth of cocaine underneath his poorly-fitted wig.        ...
17:34 2019-07-16

Suspect detained after shooting on southwest side TUCSON – A suspect wanted in a shooting on the southwest side has been detained. The Pima County Sheriff’s Department said the suspect was located and detained on Wednesday afternoon. Earl...
01:34 2019-09-06

Muslim NJ mayor says he was detained at JFK, questioned about terrorists The mayor of a New Jersey town said he was racially profiled at JFK Airport this August while he and his family were returning to the US from a trip to Turkey, reports said Friday. Mohamed Khairullah,...
22:00 2019-09-14

Iran confirms it has detained three Australian citizens Cases of British-Australians Kylie Moore-Gilbert and Jolie King, and King’s Australian partner, Mark Firkin, were revealed last weekIran’s judiciary has confirmed it has detained three Australian citi...
05:51 2019-09-18

Argentine pediatrician detained for child pornography BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Authorities in Argentina say they have detained one of the chief pediatricians at a respected children’s hospital for allegedly producing and distributing child po...
23:51 2019-05-29

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the ...
06:00 2019-05-22

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to court A Russian investigative journalist who was detained this week for alleged drug offences was taken to court on Saturday to face possible arrest, after being hospitalized with suspected head injuries....
20:34 2019-06-08

Panama says canal operating normally; no ships detained Panama's Canal Authority said on Wednesday that the canal was operating normally and without delays, adding that no ships had been detained in the trade waterway....
02:00 2019-08-08

30 people detained as Kashmir protests continue Thirty people have been detained in Kashmir as authorities attempt to keep control over protests sparked by the Indian government's decision to remove the region's autonomy. ...
18:00 2019-08-20

Russian investigative journalist detained in Moscow A Russian journalist known for investigating corruption among Moscow city officials has been detained by police and accused of drug offenses which he denies, his lawyer and employer said on Friday....
11:51 2019-06-07

Prominent investigative journalist detained in Russia MOSCOW — A prominent Russian investigative journalist has been charged with drug dealing after four grams of a synthetic drug called mephedrone were found in his backpack, Moscow police said Friday. I...
22:51 2019-06-07

Detained Russian investigative journalist taken to hospital A Russian investigative journalist who was taken into custody this week for alleged drug offences was taken to hospital after feeling unwell, police said on Saturday....
19:51 2019-06-08

On International Day, UN stands in solidarity with some 20 detained staff Marking International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid tribute to UN personnel abducted, detained or missing while serving....
21:17 2019-05-21

Conditions for Children Detained at the Border are Still Horrific Detention centers at the border have been under increasing scrutiny in past weeks, with lawyers and advocates telling stories of appalling conditions for the children and families held there. A new re...
20:00 2019-06-28

FBI, DHS preparing regulation to collect DNA from all detained migrants The Trump administration is planning to expand its authority to collect DNA from tens of thousands of undocumented migrants in federal custody as part of a national database designed to enforce immigr...
15:34 2019-10-03

Phoenix mayor apologizes to family who was detained The mayor of Phoenix apologized to a family who said that police drew guns on them after an alleged shoplifting incident at a Dollar Store last month....
09:51 2019-06-17

Detained: America's immigration detention center There are 52,000 immigrants in jails and prisons – most for profit – waiting for a hearing to determine whether they can remain in the USChildren sleeping on floors, changing other children’s diapers....
09:34 2019-09-24

3 detained for questioning over doctor’s slaying in Belize Belize authorities investigating the slayings of a Virginia cardiologist and his tour guide have detained three men in the case, according to local reports. The trio of unnamed suspects are not the sa...
19:34 2019-07-17