U.K. Says Iran Tried To Intercept Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz; Tehran Denies It  NPR

Tensions are once again rising in the Strait of Hormuz, after the U.K.'s Ministry of Defense said three Iranian ships tried to block the passage of a British oil tanker ...

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Three Iranian vessels tried to block a commercial oil tanker on Wednesday before a British warship forced them back, according to the U.K. Defense Ministry.Three Iranian vessels tried to block a commercial oil tanker on Wednesday before a British warship forced them back, according to the U.K. Defense Ministry.

U.K. Says Iran Tried To Intercept Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz; Tehran Denies It : NPR

The incident marks an escalation in a row that started after U.K. forces seized a tanker off Gibraltar earlier this month that was suspected of carrying Iranian oil to SyriaThe incident marks an escalation in a row that started after U.K. forces seized a tanker off Gibraltar earlier this month that was suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria

U.K. navy intervenes as Iran tries to stop British oil tanker from leaving Persian Gulf | National Post

The incident marks an escalation in a row that started after U.K. forces seized a tanker off Gibraltar earlier this month that was suspected of carrying Iranian oil to SyriaThe incident marks an escalation in a row that started after U.K. forces seized a tanker off Gibraltar earlier this month that was suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria

U.K. navy intervenes as Iran tries to stop British oil tanker from leaving Persian Gulf | National Post

Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a U.K. navy warship, the U.K. government said on Thursday.Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a U.K. navy warship, the U.K. government said on Thursday.

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Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "Iran has long been secretly “enriching,” in total violation of the terrible 150 Billion Dollar deal made by John Kerry and the Obama Administration. Remember, that deal was to expire in a short number of years. Sanctions will soon be increased, substantially!"

“Britain says it thwarted Iranian vessels from interfering with its tanker in the Strait of Hormuz https://t.co/WTad55BXtM”

Yashar Ali 🐘 on Twitter: "Britain says it thwarted Iranian vessels from interfering with its tanker in the Strait of Hormuz https://t.co/WTad55BXtM"

“Fake News? CNN Claims Iran Tried To Seize UK Tanker - watch today's Liberty Report: https://t.co/MvTONod15n”

Ron Paul on Twitter: "Fake News? CNN Claims Iran Tried To Seize UK Tanker - watch today's Liberty Report: https://t.co/MvTONod15n"

“Good old peace-loving Iran. “The UK's Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose had been escorting the tanker from the rear. It trained its deck guns on the Iranians and gave them a verbal warning to back away, which they did, according to the UK source.” https://t.co/RPBc3ESbGK”

Ari Fleischer on Twitter: "Good old peace-loving Iran. “The UK's Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose had been escorting the tanker from the rear. It trained its deck guns on the Iranians and gave them a verbal warning to back away, which they did, according to the UK source.” https://t.co/RPBc3ESbGK"

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Iran's game of dare on the high seas risks full-blown war with the West

THE Royal Navy may send more warships to protect British tankers in the Gulf after Iran issued another threat following a tense tanker gun standoff. The news comes after three Iranian gun boats swa…

Royal Navy could send more warships to Gulf as Iran issues another threat following British tanker gun standoff – The Sun

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Police in Gibraltar have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria. Documents and electronic devices were also seized from the vessel during the operation.  Last week British Royal Marines boarded the tanker off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking EU sanctions by takingPolice in Gibraltar have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria. Documents and electronic devices were also

Police in Gibraltar arrest captain and chief officer of Iranian supertanker Grace 1 for breaching EU sanctions | London Evening Standard

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said on Thursday (Jul 11) it was discussing military escorts for vessels in the Gulf one day after armed Iranian boats ...WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said on Thursday (Jul 11) it was discussing military escorts for vessels in the Gulf one day after armed Iranian boats ...

US plans Gulf naval escort ops after Iranians menace UK oil tanker - CNA

Insurance rates for tankers going through the Strait of Hormuz have skyrocketed tenfold in the two months since the first attacks on tankers off the coast of the UAE, CNBC reports, quoting a chief executive of a shipping company.Insurance rates for tankers going through the Strait of Hormuz have skyrocketed tenfold in the two months since the first attacks on tankers off the coast of the UAE, CNBC reports, quoting a chief executive of a shipping company.

Middle East oil tanker insurance rates soar 10-fold since attacks in Strait of Hormuz — RT Business News

The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early Thursday, a day after Iran's president warned of repercussions for the seizure of its own supertanker.The British navy said it prevented three Iranian paramilitary vessels from impeding the passage of a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz early Thursday, a day after Iran's president warned of repercussions for the seizure of its own supertanker.

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf | CP24.com

GIBRALTAR: Gibraltar police have arrested the Indian captain and chief officer of a seized Iranian tanker suspected of breaching EU sanctions by shipping oil to Syria, Royal Gibraltar Police said Thursday. "This follows a protracted search of the vessel where documents and electronic devices have been seized and examined," police said in a statement. Gibraltar police areGIBRALTAR: Gibraltar police have arrested the Indian captain and chief officer of a seized Iranian tanker suspected of breaching EU sanctions by shipping oil to Syria, Royal Gibraltar Police said

Gibraltar police arrest captain, officer of detained Iran tanker Grace 1 | Arab News

The UK’s Ministry of Defence has revealed three boats belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards tried to seize an Isle of Man-flagged tanker yesterday, which was transiting the Strait of Hormuz, in an apparent retaliation for British armed forces taking an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, in Gibraltar earlier this month. BP Shipping tanker  was crossing […]

BP tanker targeted by Iranians - Splash 247

British government states that the Iranian ships only turned away after receiving 'verbal warnings,' while Tehran denies it attempted to stop the British vessel***

Three Iranian boats tried to 'impede' passage of British tanker through Strait of Hormuz, U.K. says - Iran - Haaretz.com

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – The Public Relations Department of IRGC naval forces governing the Fifth Naval Zone in the Persian Gulf has denounced the US Pentagon’s claims that its forces attempted to seize a UK oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (MNA) – The Public Relations Department of IRGC naval forces governing the Fifth Naval Zone in the Persian Gulf has denounced the US Pentagon’s claims that its forces attempted to seize a UK oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.

IRGC rejects claims on its forces' attempt to seize UK oil tanker in PG - Mehr News Agency

IRGC says if Iran were to seize foreign vessels it would do so "immediately, decisively and speedily".

Iran denies UK charge of impeding British tanker - World - DAWN.COM