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Bahrain Slams Iran for Detention of British Oil Tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Bahrain Slams Iran for Detention of British Oil Tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Bahrain condemned strongly the Iranian detention of a UK oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain said in a statement on Saturday that Bahrain express its solidarity with the UK against all threats to their interests. The ministry also stressed the need fo

British FM Says Iran on 'Dangerous Path' for Seizing Tanker

British FM Says Iran on 'Dangerous Path' for Seizing Tanker

British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt expressed concern on Saturday that Iran had taken a “dangerous path” after it seized a British-flagged tanker on Friday in the Strait of Hormuz. Iran’s Fars news agency reported that the Stena Impero had been taken to the port of Bander Abbas, which faces the

US Rejects Iranian FM Proposal on Lifting Sanctions Permanently

The US State Department hosted Tuesday a diplomatic consultancy meeting behind closed doors to discuss maritime navigation security to deter threats in the region. Meanwhile, Washington rejected offer of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif to formally and permanently accept enhanced inspections

Iranian Vessel Disrupts Activity of 30,000 Yemeni Fishermen in Red Sea

Iranian Vessel Disrupts Activity of 30,000 Yemeni Fishermen in Red Sea

Yemeni fishermen accused an Iranian vessel in the Red Sea of disrupting the activity of about 30,000 fishermen.

UK Voices Concern after Jailed British-Iranian Aid Worker is Taken to Hospital

UK Voices Concern after Jailed British-Iranian Aid Worker is Taken to Hospital

London demanded the immediate release Wednesday of a jailed British-Iranian aid worker whose husband said she has been transferred to the mental ward of a public hospital in Tehran. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was moved from Tehran’s Evin pris

Tanker Disappears in Arabian Gulf, Suspicions Turn to Iran

Tanker Disappears in Arabian Gulf, Suspicions Turn to Iran

A small Panama-flagged oil tanker disappeared as it passed through the Hormuz Strait. A UAE official said Tuesday MT Riah oil tanker is not owned by the UAE. "The tanker in question is neither owned nor operated by the UAE.

EU: Nuclear Deal Parties Not Ready to Trigger Dispute Mechanism Against Iran

EU: Nuclear Deal Parties Not Ready to Trigger Dispute Mechanism Against Iran

The remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal do not see Tehran's breaches as significant non-compliance and have not indicated any intent to trigger the accord's dispute mechanism, the European Union's foreign policy chief said on Monday. The UN nuclear watchdog has confirmed that Iran earlier

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