U.K. Navy Intervenes After Iran Tries to Stop British Oil Tanker  Bloomberg Politics

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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.

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

“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"

“Today’s ⁦@EveningStandard⁩ as Royal Navy stops Iranian raid on oil tanker & report on Commons bullying published”

George Osborne on Twitter: "Today’s ⁦@EveningStandard⁩ as Royal Navy stops Iranian raid on oil tanker & report on Commons bullying published… "

Another potential escalation between Iran and the Western powers appeared to have been averted amid claims by US and UK officials on Thursday that three ships belonging to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards sought “attempted to impede” a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Iranian officials bluntly denied any such incident took place.Another potential escalation between Iran and the Western powers appeared to have been averted amid claims by US and UK officials on Thursday that three ships belonging to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards

‘They make claims to create tension’: Iran denies boats tried to intercept British oil tanker | The Independent

IRAN could escalate tensions with the rest of the world even further by blocking the Strait of Hormuz in an effort to disrupt global trade flows, a Middle East expert has warned. IRAN could escalate tensions with the rest of the world even further by blocking the Strait of Hormuz in an effort to disrupt global trade flows, a Middle East expert has warned.

Iran threat: Tehran's plan to close Strait of Hormuz as tensions soar | World | News | Express.co.uk

Wednesday night's incident in the Persian Gulf was, like much brinkmanship, entirely predictable.Wednesday night's incident in the Persian Gulf was, like much brinkmanship, entirely predictable.

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The British Heritage was crossing into the Strait of Hormuz area when the Iranian vessels approached it, demanding the tanker change course and stop in nearby Iranian territorial watersThe British Heritage was crossing into the Strait of Hormuz area when the Iranian vessels approached it, demanding the tanker change course and stop in nearby Iranian territorial waters

Iran attempts to seize British oil tanker in Arabian Gulf - ArabianBusiness.com

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

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

Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency.Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker In Gulf: Report

TEHRAN/ WASHINGTON: The British government said Thursday three Iranian ships had attempted to “impede the passage” of a British oil tanker in Gulf waters, forcing HMS Montrose — a UK frigate — to intervene. The incident occurred almost a week after British Royal Marines boarded an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking sanctionsTEHRAN/ WASHINGTON: The British government said Thursday three Iranian ships had attempted to “impede the passage” of a British oil tanker in Gulf waters, forcing HMS Montrose — a UK frigate — to

UK ships on alert after British frigate thwarts Iranian attempt to stop tanker in Gulf | Arab News

Middle East News: The brief standoff between British and Iranian naval vessels in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday looks to renew concerns about the vulnerability of woMiddle East News: The brief standoff between British and Iranian naval vessels in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday looks to renew concerns about the vulnerability of wo

Mideast tensions threaten key global oil route - Times of India

“Now an action that does not need ability but some stupidity has been carried out by them.”

Britain, US will regret detaining Iran's oil tanker: Revolutionary Guards - World - DAWN.COM

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy dismissed as baseless claims that its forces have attempted to capture a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy dismissed as baseless claims that its forces have attempted to capture a British oil tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

Iran’s IRGC Navy Rejects Claims on Attempting to Seize British Oil Tanker - Politics news - Tasnim News Agency

TEHRAN- Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has dismissed a claim by US officials that its naval forces tried to stop a British tanker in the Persian Gulf.TEHRAN- Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has dismissed a claim by US officials that its naval forces tried to stop a British tanker in the Persian Gulf.

IRGC rejects US claim of Iran attempt to seize UK tanker - Tehran Times