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Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

The British navy says it has prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after Iran’s president warned of repercussions for the ...

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf

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Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the Britis...
15:45 2019-07-11

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 ba...
23:30 2019-07-11

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 sa...
09:30 2019-07-11

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. ...
01:30 2019-07-12

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 sta...
13:15 2019-07-11

Iranian Vessels Tried to Block the Passage of a British Ship, the U.K. Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British co...
01:00 2019-07-12

Gulf tanker attack: Iran has form for using clingy, covert 'limpet mines' which instantly disable vessels The U.S. blamed Iran for the attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, releasing a video Friday supposedly showing Iran’s Revolutionary Guard...
16:00 2019-06-14

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 ...
17:00 2019-07-11

Britain sending destroyer to Gulf amid Iranian threats Iran on Friday demanded the British navy release an Iranian oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a “dangerous game” ...
14:30 2019-07-12

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British wars...
11:15 2019-07-11

Iranian forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel this mon...
23:15 2019-07-19

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 Irania...
05:45 2019-07-11

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 ...
04:15 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 “...
12:45 2019-07-09

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, sa...
08:30 2019-07-05

WRAPUP 3-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British wars...
12:00 2019-07-11

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, t...
10:15 2019-07-11

WRAPUP-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, t...
10:15 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 ...
20:15 2019-07-12

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 dram...
08:30 2019-07-05

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 i...
08:30 2019-06-14

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 to...
13:15 2019-07-11

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 Brit...
04:00 2019-07-11

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 th...
16:30 2019-07-05

Gulf of Oman latest: 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 o...
09:00 2019-06-14

Britain says seizure of two vessels by Iran is unacceptable Britain said Iran's seizure of a British-flagged vessel and a Liberian-flagged vessel in the Strait of Hormuz was unacceptable and called for freedom...
23:15 2019-07-19

US officials warn of Iranian threats to commercial vessels, including GPS interference Iran has been using GPS jammers to try and “spoof” commercial vessels into traveling through Iranian waters so they can seize them, accor...
07:30 2019-08-08

Vessels scour gulf for lost fishing gear in attempt to protect right whales The vessels are supported by a coast guard helicopter and conservation and protection surveillance aircraft to help locate the so-called "ghost gear"...
23:45 2019-07-18

Amid Gulf Tension, Navy Deploys Warship To Ensure Indian Vessels' Safety Amid rising tensions between the US and Iran as well as recent incidents related to maritime security, the Navy has deployed its warships in the Gulf...
23:00 2019-06-20

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 ...
15:45 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 sup...
16:00 2019-06-14

U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the v...
04:45 2019-07-19

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened th...
14:15 2019-07-20

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 gua...
11:30 2019-07-14

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 ...
07:45 2019-08-17

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 o...
04:15 2019-08-18

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...
20:15 2019-07-13

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 th...
12:30 2019-07-12

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 af...
10:45 2019-08-22

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 war...
17:45 2019-08-21

Iranian Tanker Leaves Gibraltar Despite U.S. Objections The Iranian tanker impounded by Gibraltar sailed out of the British overseas territory despite the objections of the U.S., a Gibraltar official said,...
09:45 2019-08-19

Greece says it will not help Iranian tanker to reach Syria Greece will not provide assistance in delivering oil to Syria to an Iranian tanker now sailing eastward through the Mediterranean, Deputy Foreign Min...
11:45 2019-08-21

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 t...
00:45 2019-08-21

Greece says has had no request from Iranian oil tanker to dock Greece said on Tuesday it had not had a request for an oil tanker at the center of a row between Iran and the United States to dock at one of its por...
20:15 2019-08-20

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 officia...
04:15 2019-08-19

US, Allies Turning Gulf Region Into "Matchbox": Iranian Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the United States on Monday of turning the Gulf region into a "matchbox ready to ignite", accor...
22:15 2019-08-12

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...
06:15 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 tanke...
05:15 2019-07-11

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 quar...
21:30 2019-07-19

| 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 wi...
08:45 2019-07-14

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, unveili...
19:15 2019-08-17

U.S. issues warrant to seize Iranian tanker off Gibraltar The United States has issued a warrant to seize an Iranian oil tanker caught in the standoff between Tehran and the West in a last ditch effort to pr...
16:15 2019-08-17

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 sh...
07:45 2019-08-17

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 frigat...
03:15 2019-07-13

Gibraltar denies it is about to free captured Iranian tanker Court in the British territory will decide fate of Grace 1, seized by UK, on ThursdayConfusion swirled over a possible breakthrough in the tanker sta...
16:45 2019-08-13

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...
13:15 2019-08-16

Gibraltar to release Iranian oil tanker on Thursday: Sun newspaper The British territory of Gibraltar will on Thursday release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean in July, the Sun newsp...
02:45 2019-08-15

Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destination An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization has lifted its an...
06:15 2019-08-19

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 organiz...
07:15 2019-08-19

Greece vows to refuse aid to Iranian oil tanker eyed 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 af...
11:15 2019-08-22

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 w...
19:45 2019-08-19

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying...
21:15 2019-07-04

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 bet...
05:15 2019-08-19

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 r...
00:45 2019-08-22

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 releas...
22:45 2019-08-18

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...
18:45 2019-08-18

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 documen...
03:15 2019-08-17

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
11:30 2019-06-14

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil ta...
19:15 2019-06-14

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 fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vit...
20:15 2019-07-18

Iran Says It Has Seized Another Oil Tanker in Persian Gulf State news media reported that the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps had seized a ship smuggling fuel to Arab countries and had detained the foreign...
14:30 2019-08-04

Here's the possible fallout from the Gulf of Oman tanker explosions The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. John Kilduff, Again Capital founding par...
02:30 2019-06-14

Tanker attacks in the Gulf — evidence or warmongering? For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photo...
16:45 2019-06-21

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was q...
23:15 2019-07-16

Britain says deployment of warship to Gulf is to protect its interests Britain is sending its HMS Kent warship to the Gulf to protect its interests and ensure freedom of navigation after tensions with Iran, the Ministry ...
20:15 2019-07-17

Trump Vetoes Resolutions Seeking to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Allies President Trump vetoed joint resolutions from Congress that sought to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, calling them an ...
09:00 2019-07-25

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 v...
05:45 2019-08-20

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 ...
22:45 2019-08-14

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 ha...
13:45 2019-08-16

Gibraltar police arrest captain of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions ...
19:00 2019-07-11

Tanker attacks seen as calibrated but risky Iranian response to U.S. sanctions If, despite its firm denials, Iran was behind attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf last week and a further four last month, they represent a calibr...
15:00 2019-06-18

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 ship...
06:45 2019-08-19

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...
16:30 2019-07-16

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil t...
21:15 2019-07-13

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 Un...
02:45 2019-05-30

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 O...
15:30 2019-06-19

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 des...
01:00 2019-07-21

The Latest: US Navy: Tanker attack mine similar to Iranian BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 2:05 p.m. A U....
13:15 2019-06-19

Iranian news agency says tanker leased to shipping firms Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency said on Wednesday the Adrian Darya 1 tanker, which was released after being detained in Gibraltar, is currently...
11:45 2019-08-21

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, des...
14:15 2019-08-16

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 im...
14:45 2019-08-18

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 w...
08:45 2019-08-19

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 "unlawful...
02:45 2019-08-17

Iranian tanker carrying $130M in oil headed to unspecified location The trail left by GPS data on Marinetraffic.com, a vessel tracking service, showed the Iran-flagged Adrian Darya 1, previously known as Grace 1, movi...
05:45 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...
04:30 2019-07-05

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....
07:15 2019-08-19

US briefing: recession denials, Prince Andrew and Iranian oil tanker Monday’s top story: Trump and advisers reject warnings of economic disaster. Plus, what has Colin Kaepernick gained from his years in the NFL wildern...
17:15 2019-08-19

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 on Friday...
04:15 2019-08-17

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...
14:45 2019-08-18

Oil rises 1% 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 ...
14:00 2019-07-18

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oi...
03:15 2019-07-12

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tanker...
21:45 2019-06-13

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on ...
05:30 2019-06-14

UK-flagged tanker stopped in Gulf reported 'safe and well' UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager which halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well", a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed...
16:15 2019-07-06

UK-flagged tanker stopped in Gulf 'safe and well': UKMTO A UK-flagged supertanker that came to a halt in the Gulf early on Saturday is "safe and well", a United Kingdom Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) off...
12:15 2019-07-06

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
03:15 2019-06-15

UK-flagged tanker reported 'safe and well' after stop in Gulf The UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager that halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well," a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismis...
23:15 2019-07-06

US blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions...
02:30 2019-06-14

Britain replaces warship in Gulf, to maintain continuous presence Britain said on Friday it would deploy the destroyer HMS Duncan warship to the Gulf to replace HMS Montrose, maintaining a continuous presence there ...
14:15 2019-07-12

Britain sends second warship to gulf amid tensions with Iran: Sky Britain is sending a second warship to the Gulf amid growing tensions with Iran after Royal Marines seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibralt...
14:15 2019-07-12

UK- U.S. talks on building up military presence in Gulf ongoing, says Britain Discussions between Britain and the United States on building up their military presence in the Gulf are ongoing, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokes...
14:30 2019-07-12

Britain raises security level for UK ships in the Gulf to 'critical' The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Gulf to the highest state of alert, a British official confirmed to CNN on Friday, as t...
15:45 2019-07-12

Britain blames Iran for attacks on tankers in Gulf of Oman Britain blamed Iran and its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Friday for attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying no other state or non-stat...
22:15 2019-06-14

House Votes to Block Arms Sales to Gulf Nations, Setting Up Trump’s Third Veto The measures would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. No other foreign policy issue has made...
01:30 2019-07-18

Senate Votes to Block Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations in Bipartisan Rebuke The vote illustrated the deep divide between lawmakers and the administration over Saudi Arabia and the president’s attempts to circumvent Congress o...
23:45 2019-06-20

Iran-UK tanker standoff: What is the next step for Britain? After Iran seized a UK-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK is looking for a diplomatic way forward. But if Tehran refuses to negotiate, Lo...
19:00 2019-07-23

Iran says Britain might free oil tanker soon: IRNA Iran said on Tuesday that Britain might free its oil tanker Grace 1 soon in a maritime saga that has exacerbated frictions between Tehran and the Wes...
14:45 2019-08-13

Iran says Britain might release oil tanker soon, Gibraltar says not yet The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean despite an Iranian report ...
16:15 2019-08-13

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 Kyri...
16:15 2019-08-22

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 detai...
05:00 2019-07-13

Mines used in tanker attack look like those shown by Iranian military, explosives expert says A U.S. Navy commander said that debris and a magnet left behind on the ship bore “a striking resemblance” to limpet mines advertised by Iranian force...
21:45 2019-06-19

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 w...
17:45 2019-07-12

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...
23:15 2019-07-19

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...
19:15 2019-07-05

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 ...
02:15 2019-08-15

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...
00:15 2019-07-14

Royal Marines help seize tanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria Iran summons UK ambassador over incident off Gibraltar as tensions escalate over nuclear dealRoyal Marines have helped seize an Iranian supertanker s...
01:45 2019-07-05

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...
08:30 2019-07-11

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 sanc...
15:15 2019-07-04

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 de...
14:15 2019-08-19

Iran summons British envoy for "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker: TV Iran summoned the British ambassador in Tehran over the "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday, Iranian state TV quoted ...
17:15 2019-07-04

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 Irania...
08:45 2019-07-11

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 ...
19:15 2019-07-05

Oil surges after Gulf tanker attacks, stocks claw higher Suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran saw oil markets erupt out of their recent slump on Thursday and kept traders gobbling up ultra...
17:15 2019-06-13

Iran forces say they seized British-flagged oil tanker in Gulf Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf after Britain seized an Iranian vessel earlier ...
21:30 2019-07-19

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus ab...
04:45 2019-06-15

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling ...
19:30 2019-07-18

Wall St. higher as oil surges after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman U.S. stocks continued their climb on Thursday after two days of declines as energy shares gained on higher oil prices following suspected attacks on...
18:30 2019-06-13

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks, Treasury yields fall Oil futures jumped on Thursday after suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while U.S. Treasury yields edged lower as economic data ...
18:30 2019-06-13

Wall Street climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks continued to gain on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares turned attractive after oil prices rose sharply on concerns of...
20:45 2019-06-13

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 accor...
19:00 2019-08-04

Frontline says its Front Altair tanker on fire in Gulf of Oman -VG The Norwegian shipping firm Frontline confirmed on Thursday that its oil tanker Front Altair was on fire after an incident in the Gulf of Oman, Norwe...
10:30 2019-06-13

India deploys two ships in Gulf of Oman after tanker attacks India's navy has deployed two ships in the Gulf of Oman to ensure safe passage for Indian-flagged vessels, the country's defense ministry said late o...
20:00 2019-06-20

Gulf tanker attacks threaten energy security, IEA's Birol says Attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman threaten global energy security, Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (I...
11:30 2019-06-14

UK defence minister rebuffs criticism over tanker seized in Gulf Tobias Ellwood denies Britain took ‘eye off the ball’ and says priority is to reduce tensionsThe defence minister, Tobias Ellwood, has rejected the c...
12:30 2019-07-21

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for ...
13:45 2019-06-14

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible fo...
19:45 2019-06-14

P&O cuts cruises to Gulf over seizure of British-flagged oil tanker Thousands of holidaymakers today had cruises in the Arabian Gulf and around Dubai cancelled by P&O in response to the seizure of a British-flagged oi...
19:30 2019-08-08

In Gulf Tanker Crisis, Iran Tries to Avoid Alienating Allies Iran’s disruptions of Persian Gulf oil shipments are putting the country’s leaders in a difficult position as they retaliate against foes while tryin...
21:00 2019-08-08

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the ...
17:30 2019-06-14

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss...
02:30 2019-06-14

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss...
02:30 2019-06-14

Britain weighs response to Iran Gulf crisis with few good options Britain was weighing its next moves in the Gulf tanker crisis on Sunday, with few good options apparent as a recording emerged showing that the Irani...
02:15 2019-07-22

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...
02:15 2019-07-14

Tension rises between Britain and Iran over tit-for-tat tanker seizures DRAMATIC AUDIO, VIDEO: Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has released video showing its seizure of the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Imper...
21:30 2019-07-22

Iran says Britain might release Grace 1 oil tanker soon: IRNA Iran said on Tuesday that Britain might free its oil tanker Grace 1 soon, after some documents were exchanged that would help the seized ship's relea...
11:15 2019-08-13

Britain backs U.S. in blaming Iran for tanker attacks Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there was no reason not to believe the United States' assessment that Iran was responsible for attacks o...
11:30 2019-06-14

Britain warns Iran after attempted seizure of oil tanker ​Britain on Thursday urged Iran to “de-escalate” after ​armed military vessels tried to seize a BP-​operated oil tanker in the Strait of ...
18:45 2019-07-11

Iran slams Britain for seizing tanker off Gibraltar A report by the Iranian government Wednesday said Britain violated international law this month when it captured the Grace 1 oil tanker, which was ta...
19:15 2019-07-17

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Mond...
10:30 2019-07-08

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "ut...
10:01 2019-07-21

Trump says U.S. will talk to Britain after Iran seizes oil tanker U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would talk to the United Kingdom after Iran's Revolutionary Guards said it had seized a British-flagged...
23:15 2019-07-19

All crew on British-flagged tanker in good health: Iranian embassy in India All crew members of a British-flagged tanker that Iran seized on Friday are safe and still on the vessel, the Iranian embassy in India said on Monday...
16:45 2019-07-22

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 sai...
21:15 2019-08-18

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 Supr...
10:15 2019-07-24

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 n...
23:30 2019-07-13

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...
15:45 2019-07-07

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...
10:15 2019-08-19

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 ...
16:01 2019-07-12

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 seize...
16:15 2019-08-17

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by showing limpet mine fragment...
17:00 2019-06-19

Second tanker in Gulf turns sharply towards Iran, Refinitiv data shows A second oil tanker, the British-operated, Liberian-flagged Mesdar, turned sharply north towards Iran's coast on Friday afternoon after passing westw...
23:15 2019-07-19

UK Plans To Send European-Led Gulf Force After Iran Seizes Its Tanker Britain on Monday said it was planning a European-led protection force for shipping in the Gulf after Iranian authorities seized a British-flagged ta...
06:15 2019-07-23

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the...
11:30 2019-06-14

U.K. Seeks to Ease Tensions in Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker (Bloomberg) — The U.K. sought to lower tensions after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, an incident that incr...
19:15 2019-07-21

British warship sets sail for tanker escort mission in Gulf British warship HMS Kent set sail for the Gulf on Monday to join a U.S.-led mission protecting commercial shipping vessels in the region amid heighte...
23:45 2019-08-12

Iran dismisses reports about seizure of a British oil tanker in Gulf: IRIB Iran has dismissed as "fabricated" reports of the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Iran's IRIB news agency quoted unnamed sources as sayi...
12:15 2019-07-06

Wall Street edges higher as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of supply disruption following attacks on tw...
21:45 2019-06-13

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between...
21:15 2019-06-13

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose follow...
21:45 2019-06-13

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near t...
04:45 2019-06-14

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought ...
00:45 2019-06-16

Oil price jumps after Gulf of Oman tanker 'attacks' - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as tanker fires send crude prices soaringSummary: Oil jumps after Gulf attacksUS: Iran pr...
22:15 2019-06-13

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning a...
21:45 2019-06-13

Report: Iran seizes tanker carrying ‘smuggled fuel’ in Gulf Iranian media say Revolutionary Guard has seized an oil tanker carrying 700,000 liters of ‘smuggled fuel’ in the Persian Gulf, 3rd ship seized by Ira...
23:45 2019-08-04

US Navy Says Mine Fragments Suggest Iran Behind Gulf Tanker Attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragm...
01:45 2019-06-20

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...
06:45 2019-08-05

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil t...
21:00 2019-06-14

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump admi...
02:15 2019-06-14

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar...
17:45 2019-07-04

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step th...
16:15 2019-07-04

Britain says Iran approached tanker in Omani waters: letter to U.N. Britain told the United Nations Security Council on Saturday that a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran was approached by Iranian forces when it wa...
03:45 2019-07-21

Release Tanker And Crew Immediately, Britain Tells Iran Britain called on Iran on Monday to release a British-flagged tanker and its crew immediately, describing the seizure of the Stena Impero in the Stra...
15:45 2019-07-22

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking Europe...
12:30 2019-07-12

| Britain holds crisis talks after Iran seizes tanker British Prime Minister Theresa May has chaired an emergency meeting of ministers and security officials to discuss how to respond after Iran seized a...
22:30 2019-07-22

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Mo...
10:00 2019-07-08

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' following 'mean and wrong' seizure of oil tanker Iran’s president is warning Britain Wednesday that it will face “repercussions” over the “mean and wrong” seizure of one its supertankers last week t...
04:00 2019-07-11

Britain, US and allies to hold talks over Iran tanker attacks Britain, the United States and other nations will meet at a US base to discuss plans to protect ships in the Gulf from Iranian attacks, Sky News unde...
15:30 2019-07-24

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 ...
09:45 2019-07-15

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British te...
00:45 2019-08-19

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 one of its oil tankers on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsu...
08:15 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 go...
22:30 2019-07-11

U.S. Navy says mine fragments, magnet point to Iran in Gulf tanker attack The United States Navy on Wednesday displayed limpet mine fragments and a magnet it said it had removed from one of two oil tankers attacked in the G...
15:00 2019-06-19

Seized British-flagged tanker in Gulf had turned off its tracker, ignored warnings: IRNA The British-flagged tanker seized by Iran's elite forces on Friday had turned off its tracker and ignored warnings from the Revolutionary Guards, Ira...
23:15 2019-07-19

Persian Gulf tanker incidents could cut traffic, raise shippers’ costs: experts On Friday, Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the narrow passageway that carries one-fifth of the world's crude exports and a second Liberia...
02:15 2019-07-21

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 ...
15:45 2019-08-04

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: state media Iranian forces seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was smuggling fuel to Arab states and has detained seven crewmen, Iran's state media repo...
14:00 2019-08-04

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international communit...
18:30 2019-06-16

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reportedly deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guar...
08:15 2019-07-11

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...
18:30 2019-07-18

Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf: navy commander Iran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker, which is currently in Gibraltar, Iran's navy commander said on Sun...
14:45 2019-08-18

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 inter...
16:15 2019-07-20

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 ...
07:30 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking Europe...
09:30 2019-07-12

Iran accuses Britain of ‘piracy’ for seizing oil tanker, warns of retaliation The seizure of the tanker transporting Iranian oil to Syria heightened tensions surrounding the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and the safety of shippi...
00:15 2019-07-06

Britain mulls sanctions in response to Iran tanker seizure: The Telegraph British ministers are making plans aimed at targeting Iran with sanctions in the aftermath of the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in ...
03:45 2019-07-21

"A Dangerous Game": Iran Asks Britain To Release Its Tanker, Says Report Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking Europe...
12:30 2019-07-12

Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman. The ...
09:15 2019-06-13

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf - Fars news Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the semi-official F...
07:30 2019-07-11

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf: Fars news Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the semi-official F...
07:30 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.        ...
19:45 2019-07-18

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 ...
00:30 2019-07-12

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...
14:15 2019-07-21

Factbox: Iran tanker crisis shows that Britain no longer rules the waves Britain's failure to prevent Iran's Revolutionary Guards from seizing a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz shows the decline of the o...
15:45 2019-07-22

Iran calls on Britain to release oil tanker, avoid ‘dangerous and unclear game’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry questioned the legal basis for detaining the ship, which royal marines seized off the coast of Gibraltar last...
02:00 2019-07-13

Britain and U.S. will regret detaining Iran's oil tanker: Revolutionary Guards deputy commander Britain and the United States will regret detaining an Iranian oil tanker, a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, ...
12:30 2019-07-11

Iran seizes oil tanker carrying 'smuggled fuel' in Persian Gulf, state media reports Iran's Revolutionary Guard last week seized an oil tanker in the Persian Gulf that was supposedly carrying "smuggled fuel" from Iran, state media rep...
20:00 2019-08-04

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
11:45 2019-06-16

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bear...
13:15 2019-06-19

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to...
11:45 2019-06-13

Britain calls Stena Impero oil tanker seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture London has denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act." German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says Europe is...
11:30 2019-07-21

Iran Seizes Oil Tanker of ‘Smuggled Fuel’ in Persian Gulf Amid Rising Tensions, State Media Reports (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iranian forces seized a ship in the Persian Gulf suspected of carrying smuggled fuel, state media reported Sunday, marking the...
03:30 2019-08-05

Strait of Hormuz incident: Jeremy Hunt 'extremely concerned' over Iranian seizure of two oil tankers in Gulf UK-registered Stena Impero was seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in the Strait of Hormuz Second seized oil tanker, the Liberia-flagged Mesdar...
03:30 2019-07-20

Britain warns of 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release seized tanker as regime insists it was 'reciprocal' move Britain warned Iran that it’s on a “dangerous path” after its authorities seized a British-flagged tanker in the Gulf, but the regime insists it was ...
15:30 2019-07-20

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation...
23:45 2019-07-19

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a ne...
06:45 2019-06-14

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between...
10:15 2019-06-14

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both....
19:15 2019-06-13

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...
13:15 2019-07-20

Vaping impacts blood vessels, even without nicotine (Reuters Health) - Healthy young people show signs of impaired blood vessel function after just a few puffs of an electronic cigarette, even without ...
04:15 2019-08-21

How do nicotine-free e-cigarettes affect blood vessels? New research looks into the short term effects of vaping on blood vessels. Nicotine-free e-cigarettes may be more harmful than experts previously bel...
09:45 2019-08-22

GenDyn nets $25.6M for MK46 gun systems on Navy's LCS, LPD vessels General Dynamics Land was awarded as $25.6 million contract for the production of MK 46 modification 2 gun weapon systems for use on littoral combat ...
22:30 2019-06-06

Vessels from Venezuela can still transit Panama Canal: authority The Panama Canal will allow vessels coming from Venezuela to transit the waterway provided they present the necessary paperwork, the canal authority'...
00:45 2019-08-17

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an e...
23:00 2019-07-19

Squeezing blood vessels may lead to Alzheimer’s cognitive decline The constriction of cells surrounding blood vessels may cause decreased blood flow to the brain, which has already been linked to Alzheimer's disease...
04:15 2019-06-21

Iran using GPS jammers, pretend to be American warships to trick vessels, US says Iranian forces are actively using GPS jammers and pretend to be U.S. or allies’ warships to trick commercial vessels into traveling through Iranian w...
14:00 2019-08-08

Dead Baby Burial Vessels, Or Catchers Of The Rain? You Decide Hundreds more 1,100-year-old dead babies and infants have been unearthed in Laos, which a new paper says greatly expands archaeologists understanding...
04:45 2019-08-15

Effects of smoking on the heart, blood vessels take at least a decade to fade New research shows that people who smoke a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years, for at least a decade after quitting, have a higher risk for cardio...
20:45 2019-08-20

Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Border Force intercepts 74 migrants trying to cross English Channel into Britain. The post Britain’s Border Force...
23:15 2019-06-01

The reason Britain rolls out the red carpet for Trump? It’s what Britain does | Nesrine Malik I have bad news for the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. It is entirely British to welcome problematic alliesThis time it’s a full-blown state visit, rat...
20:01 2019-06-02

E-cigarettes damage blood vessels even if devices don’t contain nicotine, study finds Often touted as a safer alternative to cigarettes, e-cigarettes can have negative effects on a user’s blood vessels, damaging them after just one use...
20:45 2019-08-21

How to block or unblock someone on Snapchat, and what happens when you do block someone Lucy Nicholson/Reuters You can block or unblock someone on Snapchat easily, but figuring out what exactly happens when you block someone can be conf...
02:45 2019-08-01

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 Persia...
00:30 2019-07-22

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 St...
20:30 2019-07-20

Greenpeace vessels begin pole-to-pole ocean journey - in pictures The Arctic Sunrise and the Esperanza, two Greenpeace vessels, are in Svalbard, Norway, on the first leg of a voyage from the Arctic to the Antarctic....
17:15 2019-06-07

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after tanker is seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later rele...
10:00 2019-07-20

UK porn block: everything you need to know The UK 'porn block' is coming into effect on July 15 which means it's little more than a month away now. After this date, all UK-based...
12:45 2019-06-07

UK Porn Block: will it help scammers? The UK Porn Block is an upcoming regulation developed to restrict access to explicit content by having adult websites implement age checking systems....
12:45 2019-05-22

Housing Crisis 2.0: Just Around the Block? Everyone remembers that housing prices were crushed during and even after the 2007-2009 financial crisis. Are we headed toward a repeat? Here's what ...
19:45 2019-05-21

Update to iOS 12.4 Right Now to Block New Vulnerabilities Most of you are running iOS 12. And that’s a good thing, because you’re getting a speedier experience with as many patched bugs and vulnerabilities a...
03:15 2019-08-01

How Iranian tensions are impacting the price of oil CNBC's Hadley Gamble and CNBC's Brian Sullivan join "The Exchange" to discuss Iran oil tensions and what this means for geopolitical politi...
22:30 2019-05-23

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Te...
04:15 2019-06-08

Was Makhunik an Ancient Iranian Lilliput? In August 2005, a tiny mummified body was found in the ancient Persian village of Makhunik in what is now Iran. The discovery caused an international...
09:15 2019-08-18

Iranian president says country isn’t seeking war A day after the US announced the deployment of an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that the ...
19:30 2019-06-18

KLM avoiding parts of Iranian airspace Air France-KLM's Dutch subsidiary KLM is avoiding flying over parts of Iran as a precautionary measure, a spokesman said on Friday, confirming a repo...
15:00 2019-06-21

U.S. Downed Iranian Drone With New System The U.S. brought down an Iranian drone this week near an American warship in the Strait of Hormuz by using new technology that had just been added to...
09:30 2019-07-20

Rouhani: Japan wants to keep buying Iranian oil Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tehran on Wednesday that Japan wants to keep buying Iranian...
21:45 2019-06-12

US took down Iranian drone using new jammer technology When the USS Boxer took down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, it apparently represented a baptism by fire for new technology. The Wall Stre...
11:15 2019-07-21

U.S. Punishes Chinese Company Over Iranian Oil For the first time, the United States is imposing economic penalties on a Chinese company for importing Iranian oil, a decision certain to add to ten...
22:30 2019-07-22

Oil rises near $64/bbl on second downed Iranian drone Oil rose to almost $64 on Tuesday, jumping late in the session after the head of U.S. Central Command said the United States may have taken down a se...
22:30 2019-07-23

This New App Promises to Block Robocalls Forever. But Should We Have to Pay for That? A new app is promising to rid your life of robocall spam and scams once and for all, in exchange for a monthly fee. But it also raises the question: ...
07:00 2019-06-28

Businesses Balk at Bid to Block Robocalls Debt collectors, banks, health-care providers and other businesses are pushing back against a regulatory proposal that would allow phone companies to...
17:15 2019-05-29

Phil Kessel Is On The Trade Block And That's Probably For The Best One of the hardest things to do in the NHL is to rebuild a team on the fly—to remake the roster, usually younger and cheaper, while still remaining c...
17:15 2019-05-24

A new way to block unwanted genetic transfer We receive half of our genes from each biological parent, so there’s no avoiding inheriting a blend of characteristics from both. Yet, for single-cel...
01:45 2019-08-06

Iranian President Slams U.S. Sanctions on Top Diplomat Iran’s president slammed a U.S. decision to sanction his top diplomat as “childish,” saying it undermined the prospect of talks to defuse escalating ...
14:30 2019-08-01

United States sanctions Iranian 'WMD proliferators' The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned a network of front companies and individuals involved in the procurement of sensitive materials f...
12:15 2019-07-19

Iranian president: Iran isn't seeking war against any nation Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withsta...
12:15 2019-06-18

The Latest: Iranian FM says US cannot expect to ‘stay safe’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Iran and the U.S. and developments in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Iran...
12:00 2019-06-10

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Iranian president Iran will not wage war against any nation, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day after the United States announced the deployment of more t...
11:30 2019-06-18

U.S. sanctions Chinese company for buying Iranian oil The United States has imposed sanctions on China's state-run oil trading company and its chief executive for dealing in Iranian oil, Secretary of Sta...
15:45 2019-07-23

Iranian supertanker that US tried to seize is now heading toward Greece An Iranian supertanker with $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization has left Gibraltar and ...
16:45 2019-08-19

'No Niceties' for Ship's Crew From Iranian Commandos The speed and ease with which Iran seized the Stena Impero, and another oil tanker which was released after several hours, demonstrates the wide lati...
22:30 2019-07-22

EU to wait for official report on Iranian compliance The European Union said Monday that it will consider Iran to be complying with its obligations under a global nuclear deal up until the point scienti...
22:15 2019-06-17

UK tells ships to stay out of Iranian waters British officials are warning the nation's ships against sailing through the Straits of Hormuz because of threats from Iran, amid Western efforts to ...
21:30 2019-07-22

China Will Continue To Import Iranian Oil, Says Official China said Friday it would import Iranian oil in defiance of US sanctions on Tehran, a day before US and Chinese leaders are to meet to try to resolv...
19:30 2019-06-28

Hackers take down Iranian social security website TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ILNA news agency says hackers took down the website belonging to the country’s non-governmental ...
15:45 2019-05-31

German-Iranian trade dwindles to a trickle Business ties between Germany and Iran have suffered a major setback in recent months. US sanctions against Tehran are ratcheting up pressure on Germ...
18:45 2019-06-27

On Iranian Oil Import, A US Warning To India, China Any efforts to import Iranian crude oil beyond the accepted levels negotiated from November to May will be sanctioned, the US has warned, amidst repo...
08:30 2019-05-31

The FAA Just Banned Flights Over Iranian Air Space. Here’s What Fliers Need to Know United Airlines has canceled some direct flights after the Federal Aviation Administration banned U.S. carriers from Iranian airspace following Iran&...
18:01 2019-06-21

Iranian general: We believe the US will rein in 'radicals' to prevent war "Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders" are likely to rein in Washington's "radical elements" and prevent a war with Iran, the coun...
16:15 2019-05-25

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Is...
01:45 2019-06-08

Gibraltar releases Iranian supertanker despite U.S. plea Gibraltar’s chief minister said that he had requested the ship’s release after receiving assurances from Iranian authorities on the vessel’s destinat...
18:45 2019-08-16

Top Iranian official: Iran will 'defend against any war efforts' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday his country would defend itself against any potential war that might arise between the U.S....
07:15 2019-05-27

US ‘may have brought down’ second Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz ​A US military commander said a Navy ship may have downed a second Iranian drone last week in the Strait of Hormuz. ​”​As always it was a compl...
22:30 2019-07-23

Lawyer: Iranian supertanker captain no longer wants the job The captain of an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff no longer wants to be in command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that ...
18:45 2019-08-16

UK must look after its own ships in the Gulf, says Pompeo US secretary of state’s comment reflects tensions with UK over Iran nuclear dealThe UK must be responsible for the safety of its own ships in the Gul...
17:45 2019-07-22

Biggie’s Block: Notorious B.I.G. gets his own street in Brooklyn Hip-hop luminaries and Bedford-Stuyvesant locals celebrated the long-awaited co-naming of a street for slain Brooklyn-native rapper Christopher "Noto...
04:15 2019-06-11

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state. (May 24)     &...
05:15 2019-05-25

The Latest: House chairman says he’d try to block tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Mexican-U.S. talks on President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The chairman of ...
20:30 2019-06-06

Researchers may have found a way to block gonorrhea infection Researchers at Georgia State University say blocking uptake of the mineral zinc by the bacterial pathogen that causes gonorrhea could prevent infecti...
12:30 2019-08-06

RB Leipzig: New kids on the block target first trophy RB Leipzig head into the German Cup final against Bayern Munich aiming to win their first piece of silverware. Victory would send a message to German...
20:45 2019-05-24

Ten states sue to block T-Mobile merger with Sprint The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint just ran into a major roadblock. Ten states, including California and New York, have sued to stop the...
22:45 2019-06-11

The FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these servi...
17:45 2019-06-06

U.S. DoJ may sue to block Sprint, T-Mobile merger - CNBC The U.S. Department of Justice would sue to block the merger of T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp if the parties do not settle next week, CNBC tweeted ...
17:15 2019-07-18

Reforming EU won't block Balkan enlargement: Merkel French President Emmanuel Macron's view that the European Union cannot admit more members until its governance mechanisms have become more efficient ...
19:15 2019-07-05

Johnson accuses MPs and EU of collaborating to block Brexit Boris Johnson has accused MPs and the EU of collaborating to block Brexit, as he failed to rule out calling a general election after 31 October in or...
16:15 2019-08-16

Climate protesters try to block UK's Johnson as he goes to palace Demonstrators from Greenpeace tried to block the wide ceremonial avenue leading to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday as Britain's incoming Prime Ministe...
23:15 2019-07-24

FCC allows phone companies to auto-block robocalls The FCC voted Thursday to allow phone companies to block robocalls automatically for their customers. The vote would allow phone service providers li...
02:45 2019-06-07

Your phone carrier can now block robocalls by default Robocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a ...
02:45 2019-06-08

Block Sites From Google Results With uBlacklist Chrome: Sometimes you just never want to see a certain site in your Google results. Maybe you want to block a sketchy news source, or you don’t want ...
20:45 2019-06-18

House votes to block military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted Tuesday night to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military servic...
06:15 2019-06-19

The UK porn block is now one month away, and it's still a terrible idea The controversial UK porn block comes into effect on July 15 2019. According to the government it’s going to save the children from online awf...
13:30 2019-06-15

UK porn block scheme delayed for another six months Ed: The Secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport has announced that the scheme, commonly known as the UK porn block, has been postpon...
15:30 2019-06-20

FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these servi...
07:30 2019-06-07

AT&T will automatically block fraud calls for new customers AT&T is making quick use of FCC rules explicitly allowing carriers to block robocalls by default. The network will start automatically blocking ...
22:45 2019-07-09

FCC empowers carriers to block robocalls by default The FCC's quest to kill robocalls is moving forward. The regulator has voted for a ruling that explicitly lets phone carriers block robocalls b...
19:45 2019-06-06

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 se...
11:30 2019-07-05

France sees risk of stumble into U.S.-Iranian conflict Iran's breaching of caps on its uranium enrichment after the United States pulled out of world powers' nuclear deal with Tehran was "a bad reaction t...
13:15 2019-07-14

The Latest: Colleague says French-Iranian’s email ‘strange’ A noted French academic working with a French-Iranian researcher arrested in Iran says he last heard from Fariba Adelkhah on June 12 -- when she may ...
15:30 2019-07-16

Iranian police arrest 30 people during yoga class Authorities in Iran arrested 30 people as they took part in a private yoga class in Gorgan, a city in the north of the country, according to an offic...
23:01 2019-05-24

US Rules Out Sanction Exemptions To Countries From Iranian Oil Import The US has ruled out giving any exemption from its punitive sanctions to countries, including India, for buying oil from Iran, saying America's maxim...
17:45 2019-05-29

Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May: Turkish official Turkey stopped purchasing Iranian oil as of May as U.S. waivers granted last November to eight buyers expired, and will continue to abide by Washingt...
01:30 2019-05-23

Former Obama officials reveal they are still talking with the Iranian government With tensions between the United States and Iran high, three officials who worked in former President Barack Obama's administration admit they have b...
20:15 2019-05-31

Fate of Iranian supertanker held by Gibraltar to be decided A court hearing in Gibraltar on Thursday could pave the way for the release of an Iranian super tanker after Iran said Britain would soon release the...
02:45 2019-08-14

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 vi...
02:01 2019-07-16

Iranian naval mines likely used in UAE tankers attacks: Bolton U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month were th...
10:15 2019-05-29

Twitter removes nearly 4,800 accounts linked to Iranian government Twitter has suspended nearly 4,800 accounts it suspected of being directly run or linked to the Iranian government. The social media giant released a...
07:30 2019-06-14

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and ...
22:30 2019-05-28

Patrick Shanahan: Iranian threats against America ‘on hold’ Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Tuesday that America's deployment of additional military forces to the Persian Gulf might have given t...
23:30 2019-05-21

US Issues Warrant To Seize Iranian Supertanker Grace 1 The US Justice Department unveiled a warrant Friday for the seizure of the Iranian oil supertanker Grace 1, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed t...
15:15 2019-08-17

Iranian supertanker US tried to seize moves toward unknown destination Amid a growing confrontation between Iran and the West a year after President Trump pulled Washington out of Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers,...
06:45 2019-08-19

Iranian pol drinks tea with cops after turning himself in for ‘shooting wife’ An Iranian politician turned himself in for fatally shooting his wife — then got served tea by deferential authorities before calmly confessing on st...
04:45 2019-06-01

The Latest: US struck Iranian computers earlier this week WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Iran and cyberattacks (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Officials say U.S. military cyber forces earlier this week launche...
04:00 2019-06-23

Here's the new Marine Corps weapon that just destroyed an Iranian drone 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit/US Marine Corps The Marine Corps' Light Marine Air Defense Integrated System, known as LMADIS, jammed an Iranian dron...
13:45 2019-07-19

US blacklists Iranian nuclear proxies and militia leaders Vice President Mike Pence urged the Iranian people to “press on with courage in the cause of freedom” as the United States imposed sanctions on an ar...
09:15 2019-07-19

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...
19:15 2019-06-27

Iran defense minister says no Iranian drone has been downed No Iranian drone has been brought down, the ISNA news agency quoted Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Wednesday as saying, after the U.S. milita...
12:15 2019-07-24

US shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, Trump says A US Navy ship downed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz Thursday after its operators ignored warnings to change course, President Trump announ...
22:30 2019-07-18

US Will Sanction Any Country That Imports Iranian Oil: Special Envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the US special envoy for Iran said on Frid...
19:30 2019-06-28

Trump: US 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump has said the US Navy shot down an Iranian drone after a ship took "defensive action." Earlier, Iran said it had seized a forei...
06:30 2019-07-19

USS Boxer shoots down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz President Donald Trump said the U.S. Navy "destroyed" an Iranian drone that came within 1,000 yards of a U.S. Navy ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Th...
02:00 2019-07-19

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be...
23:15 2019-06-01

Iraqi PM orders Iranian-allied militias to be reined in Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi issued a decree on Monday heavily curbing the powers of mostly Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias and forcing them...
20:30 2019-07-01

U.S. will sanction any countries that import Iranian oil: special envoy The United States will sanction any country that imports Iranian oil and there are no exemptions in place, the U.S. special envoy for Iran said on F...
15:30 2019-06-28

U.S. military took defensive action against second Iranian drone last week A U.S. Navy ship took defensive action against a second Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz last week, but did not see the drone go into the water,...
01:30 2019-07-24

Lufthansa and global airlines avoid Iranian airspace A host of major carriers are rerouting flights away from the Strait of Hormuz after a US reconnaissance drone was shot down in the area. Airlines fea...
15:30 2019-06-21

The Latest: US official says Iranian missile downed US drone DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times lo...
09:30 2019-06-20

Iranian coastguard's radio exchange with UK warship emerges ‘If you obey you will be safe’, Iranian vessel tells crew of British-flagged tanker in GulfA recording has emerged of Iranian coastguards telling a B...
14:00 2019-07-21

U.S. commander: Navy ship may have shot down 2 Iranian drones A U.S. military commander has said a Navy warship may have shot down not one, but two Iranian drones in the Strait of Hormuz last week -- a claim tha...
22:15 2019-07-24

She’s on a Hunger Strike in an Iranian Jail. He’s Joining In, From London. The husband of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been held in Iran since 2016, has camped out in front of the Iranian Embassy to demand her release....
18:45 2019-06-19

Iranian president says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment ‘as much as we want’ The country has repeatedly threatened to increase enrichment beyond the level allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal unless it receives some relief from...
01:45 2019-07-04

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Bra...
02:30 2019-07-20

Trump says U.S. is confident it shot down Iranian drone on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump said he is confident U.S. forces on Thursday shot down an Iranian drone off Iran's southern coast, after Iran denied losi...
23:15 2019-07-19

The oil tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were attacked Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.   ...
17:15 2019-06-14

NHC says 20% chance of cyclone over Gulf of Mexico A broad area of low pressure over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico now has a 20% chance of developing into a cyclone, down from 40% earlier, the Natio...
01:30 2019-06-05

Opinion: A Persian Gulf war can have no winners After the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, the US is blaming Iran. How credible is the accusation, asks DW's Rainer Sollich, and c...
14:30 2019-06-15

Oil falls about 2.5% as U.S. Gulf production returns Oil fell about 2.5% a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in U.S. equities markets and an expectation that crude output would rise in the Gu...
00:30 2019-07-19

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns....
19:30 2019-06-10

Two tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman Ships owned by companies in Norway and Singapore were attacked near the Gulf region's Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions had already been high sin...
18:45 2019-06-13

Oil down for a second day as U.S. Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through ...
04:45 2019-07-16

Oil down as US Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through ...
06:15 2019-07-16

Oil falls nearly 3% as U.S. Gulf production returns Oil fell nearly 3% a barrel on Thursday, weighed down by weakness in U.S. equities markets and an expectation that crude output would rise in the Gul...
19:15 2019-07-18

Facebook releases new tool to block data gathering Soon you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet, or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that let...
18:45 2019-08-22

Yes, that was Jillian Bell on the jumbotron at a New Kids On The Block show Jillian Bell began her career as a writer on Saturday Night Live, but it wasn’t long before she was stealing scenes in everything from Workaholics an...
15:15 2019-08-22

Ministers urged to delay porn 'block' for third time The government is under pressure to delay its controversial online pornography age verification scheme for a third time, or risk "nefarious" companie...
20:30 2019-06-19

Hawaiian Elders Arrested Trying to Block Telescope Construction When completed, the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea’s summit is expected to be the largest telescope in the Northern Hemisphere. But its construc...
06:30 2019-07-18

These noise-cancelling headphones block out nearly 99% of environmental sound San Diego headphones manufacturer Cleer Audio, is bringing its Flow Bluetooth Noise-Canceling headphones to the UK for the first time.The company cla...
13:45 2019-06-12

Bitmain lost $150,000 because it mined an invalid Bitcoin block Bitmain-owned mining pool Antpool appears to have squandered at least $150,000 worth of Bitcoin mining rewards, reports BitMEX Research, the analytic...
18:15 2019-07-11

FCC Finally Votes to Allow Carriers to Automatically Block Robocalls The FCC voted on Thursday to allow telephone carriers to block unwanted calls and illegal robocalls before those calls make it to consumers’ phones.R...
19:30 2019-06-06

Congressman: Block evidence of trysts in corruption case LOS ANGELES (AP) — Indicted California Rep. Duncan Hunter is asking a judge to reject an attempt by prosecutors to introduce evidence that the congre...
04:15 2019-06-29

Foul-smelling garbage trucks are ruining this NYC block This stinks! East Village residents are having to endure the stench from a convoy of city garbage trucks that are parked on their residential block —...
05:30 2019-08-05

U.S. FCC makes it easier for phone companies to block 'robocalls' U.S. regulators on Thursday voted to allow phone companies to block unwanted "robocalls" by default as Americans grapple with billions of deceptive a...
19:30 2019-06-06

Massive Mudslide Block Chandigarh-Shimla Highway Massive mudslides hit the Chandigarh-Shimla national highway between Parwanoo and Solan towns in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday owing to heavy overnigh...
20:15 2019-07-13

UK Porn Block is 'pointless misleading and potentially dangerous' With just one month until the UK Porn Block comes into effect, a new report has warned that the government is failing to protect the privacy and secu...
04:30 2019-06-17

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as...
14:31 2019-05-21

H&R Block figures out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year H&R Block has figured out what happened to people’s tax cuts last year. The company said overall tax liability was down 24.9%. Wow, that’s grea...
17:30 2019-05-21

House would block Feds from interfering with state pot laws WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuan...
01:15 2019-06-21

Keep calm and wank on: UK porn block delayed for the third time With less than a month to go until pornographic sites are forced to implement their own age-checking software for UK users, the government has delaye...
17:15 2019-06-20

Rudd hints at 'tactics' to block parliament suspension Amber Rudd has dropped her opposition to a no-deal Brexit but vowed to fight any bid by the next prime minister to suspend parliament to force it thr...
17:15 2019-07-14

Trump says Republicans would be 'foolish' to block Mexican tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned fellow Republicans in Congress not to block his efforts to impose tariffs on Mexico as part of his broa...
21:15 2019-06-04

England and Germany ‘will block European Super League’ • German Football League president says new solution needed• ‘If you make a pyramid like the ECA, we would destroy the clubs’Combined opposition from...
21:30 2019-06-04

Greenpeace activists block BP London HQ demanding end to oil exploration Greenpeace activists blocked the entrance to BP's London headquarters on Monday, demanding one of the world's biggest energy companies ends all new o...
17:15 2019-05-21

Guatemala court asked to block ‘safe 3rd country’ with US Three ex-Guatemalan foreign ministers are asking the country’s Constitutional Court to bar President Jimmy Morales from entering into a “safe third c...
05:45 2019-07-12

You Can Block Robocalls by Default With Your Phone Company—But It'll Cost You If you get more robocalls than real calls, you may appreciate the Federal Communications Commission’s new ruling passed Thursday. Effective immediate...
01:15 2019-06-08

Labour would not block new Scottish independence referendum - McDonnell Jeremy Corbyn's closest ally has raised the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact at Westminster by saying a future Labour government would not block a se...
03:30 2019-08-07

GOP would be ‘foolish’ to block tariffs on Mexican imports: Trump Republicans are deeply concerned that Trump’s proposed 5 per cent tariffs on all imports from Mexico would spike U.S. consumers’ costs, harm the econ...
02:15 2019-06-05

Boris Johnson denies No 10 tried to block his access to intelligence Tory frontrunner says reports of an effort to keep sensitive information from him as foreign secretary are untrue Politics live – follow the day’s de...
14:30 2019-07-05

iOS 13 will let you automatically block spam calls and unknown numbers With its iOS 13 update earlier this week, Apple introduced a bunch of privacy-focused features, including ‘Sign In with Apple‘ and limited location t...
11:45 2019-06-05

City appeals ruling to block 14th Street car ban The city is appealing a court order blocking its plan to ban cars from sections of 14th Street in Manhattan. The city’s Law Department filed an...
23:30 2019-07-03

Heathrow brushes off fears Johnson could block expansion Heathrow has brushed off the potential threat of a Boris Johnson premiership to its expansion plans as it kicked off a consultation over the £14...
23:30 2019-06-18

Hamilton to be investigated for Raikkonen Austria qualifying block Formula 1 world championship leader Lewis Hamilton will face a stewards' investigation for allegedly impeding Kimi Raikkonen in the first part of Aus...
17:45 2019-06-29

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to...
20:15 2019-05-31

Keystone XL pipeline opponents again seek to block construction Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline asked a judge to again block construction of the project after U.S. President Donald Trump issued it a new ...
06:45 2019-07-11

Extinction Rebellion block London concrete project Hundreds of demonstrators stopped the production of an underground tunnel in the river Thames. The second day of a week long nationwide protest deman...
14:45 2019-07-16

UK lawmakers weigh up options to try to block a no deal Brexit British lawmakers from both the ruling Conservatives and opposition Labour on Sunday said they were looking at ways to prevent the country's next pri...
16:30 2019-07-07

House votes to block Trump's transgender troop ban The House voted Tuesday to block the Pentagon’s new transgender troop policy, taking a swipe at President Donald Trump’s move to ban transgender serv...
07:45 2019-06-19

Judge Refuses To Temporarily Block New Election-Related Law FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge has denied a request by the state’s chief election officer to temporarily block a law aimed at removing ...
15:45 2019-05-31

Lockheed nabs $1.8B for F-35 Block 4 software development, testing Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.8 billion contract for the design and development of the F-35 Lightning II Phase 2.3 for the U.S.military branches a...
00:15 2019-06-11

President Trump Can’t Block Critics on Twitter, Says Court (NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump can’t ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday, saying the First A...
17:30 2019-07-09

US appeals court says Trump cannot block Twitter followers The court found that the First Amendment does not permit Trump "to exclude persons from an otherwiseopen online dialog because they expressed views w...
17:30 2019-07-09

DOJ to approve T-Mobile/Sprint merger despite 13 states trying to block it Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Justice Department plans to approve the T-Mobile/Sprint merger as part of a settlement involving the...
07:45 2019-07-25

House votes to block Trump's military transgender ban The Democratic-controlled House voted to block the Trump administration's new transgender troop policy during a debate on a $1 trillion spending pack...
12:15 2019-06-19

AT&T will finally help users effectively block harassing robocalls Over the past few years, annoying robocalls have seemingly become inescapable and, for some, an everyday nuisance. Last year alone, there were upward...
02:30 2019-07-10

Court Rules It’s Illegal for Trump to Block You on Twitter Sorry, Donald Drumpf! Looks like the Orange Cheeto President’s Twitter fingers got a little too spicy for the United States Court of Appeals for the ...
03:15 2019-07-10

Forbes Media may soon be on block again as investors explore sale The Asian investors who bought a controlling stake in Forbes Media from the Forbes family in 2014 are quietly exploring a sale of the magazine and re...
11:45 2019-06-19

US supreme court declines to block partisan gerrymandering Justices: redistricting a political question beyond court’s reachCritics warn court’s demurral could give ‘green light’ for abuseThe supreme court ha...
03:15 2019-06-28

Climate protesters block cruise ship in Kiel Police called in the special forces to deal with climate protesters in the northern German port of Kiel. About 50 people blocked the departure of the...
04:30 2019-06-10

Threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters raised to ‘critical’ The threat level for UK ships in Iranian waters was raised to its highest level this week — with officials claiming that the risk of an attack ...
06:45 2019-07-12

Iranian leader announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran announced Wednesday it was partially withdrawing from a landmark nuclear deal, marking a serious escalation in Tehran's faceoff with the United ...
15:00 2019-05-21

Atlanta prosecutors accuse Iranian scientist of violating US sanctions Professor accused of conspiring and attempting to export biological materials from the US to Iran without authorizationAn Iranian scientist coming to...
17:00 2019-07-07

Iran says Europe not cooperating in buying Iranian oil: Fars news Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday that Europe was not cooperating with Tehran to buy its oil in the face of U.S. sanctions agains...
10:15 2019-06-19

Chinese envoy to nuclear talks guarded on buying Iranian oil China's envoy to talks aimed at saving the Iran nuclear deal on Friday was guarded when asked if his country was willing to defy U.S. sanctions and b...
17:00 2019-06-28

U.S. drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace - U.S. source A U.S. military drone has been shot down in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz by an Iranian surface-to-air missile, a U.S. official sa...
09:00 2019-06-20

Iranian prosecutors seek the death penalty for suspected US spies Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bo...
01:30 2019-07-03

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate respon...
17:45 2019-06-21

India Stopped Purchasing Iranian Oil After US Waivers Expired: Envoy India has stopped importing oil from Iran after American waivers granted to eight buyers expired early this month, New Delhi's envoy in Washington ha...
10:15 2019-05-24

India Has Ended Iranian Oil Imports, Haven't Imported Any: Envoy India has ended all imports of oil from Iran, Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Washington said on Thursday, becoming the latest country to grudgi...
02:15 2019-05-24

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
15:15 2019-06-22

Iranian media say uranium stockpile exceeds 2015 limits TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official Fars news agency says the country’s enriched uranium stockpile has passed the 300-kilogram limit...
13:30 2019-07-01

Iranian state TV claims to show debris from downed drone An Iranian state television published images on its website Friday morning that it claimed show debris from a U.S. military surveillance drone the co...
15:45 2019-06-21

US launched cyber attack on Iranian rockets and missiles – reports Targeted strike on computer-controlled weapons of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard had been planned over weeksThe US military launched a cyber-atta...
06:45 2019-06-23

With a Feast and a Prayer, Iranian Force Exults in Downing of U.S. Drone Some leaders of the Revolutionary Guards force saw the shooting down of the drone as a vindication. They resented that Americans had belittled their ...
20:00 2019-06-22

Factbox: Responses to Iranian plans to increase uranium enrichment Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major escalation that could ...
16:30 2019-07-07

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
15:30 2019-06-21

Iranian Americans call for regime change, sanctions in D.C. protest Thousands of Iranian Americans rallied outside the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C., on Friday to push for a regime change and increased san...
09:15 2019-06-22

Trump 'orders cyber attack' on Iranian military computers The US launched a cyber strike against Iranian military computer systems earlier this week as Donald Trump pulled out of airstrikes, officials have r...
10:15 2019-06-23

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 Khamen...
01:15 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 ...
16:30 2019-07-14

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani: No talks with U.S. until sanctions removed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the Middle Eastern nation will not negotiate on any terms with the United States until first economic s...
16:30 2019-08-06

Twitter Suspends Accounts Of Iranian State Media Outlets A day after Twitter suspended the accounts of several Iranian state media outlets, the social networking service said Saturday it acted after harassm...
02:30 2019-07-21

Iran's Zarif says U.S. travel curbs on Iranian diplomats 'inhuman' Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that tight U.S. travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats and their families living in ...
19:15 2019-07-17

Oil rises after US Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions spiked again in the Middle East after the United States said it had destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of...
18:15 2019-07-19

U.S. and Iran Clash Over Claim U.S. Warship Downed Iranian Drone (WASHINGTON) — Iran and the United States emphatically disagreed Friday over Washington’s claim that a U.S. warship downed an Iranian dro...
23:00 2019-07-19

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 potentia...
03:15 2019-08-01

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...
17:45 2019-07-13

Here's the high-tech US system that reportedly 'destroyed' an Iranian drone When President Trump announced that the U.S. had “destroyed” an Iranian drone, he didn’t specify whether it was shot down — that's because electronic...
18:45 2019-07-19

Islamic Movement in Nigeria: The Iranian-inspired Shia group The Islamic Movement in Nigeria is challenging the ban, arguing that it is a peaceful movement which has borne the brunt of state-orchestrated violen...
13:45 2019-08-05

Oil rises after U.S. Navy downs Iranian drone; set for weekly fall Oil prices rose on Friday as tensions brewed again in the Middle East after a U.S. Navy ship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a ma...
09:00 2019-07-19

Trump says US warship has destroyed Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz US president calls on other countries to condemn Iran Move comes amid heightened tensions between countriesThe US has said that one of its warships b...
06:30 2019-07-19

Iran denies claim that US warship destroyed Iranian drone Iran on Friday denied President Trump's claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf after it threatened the ship — an ...
16:01 2019-07-19