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Iran seizes suspected fuel smuggling boat as tensions ratchet higher in the Gulf
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Iran seizes suspected fuel smuggling boat as tensions ratchet higher in the Gulf

Sep 16th 2019, 2:38 PM 13,290 Views 12 Comments

A naval patrol of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps intercepted the vessel.

British oil tanker with 23 crew seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards
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British oil tanker with 23 crew seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Jul 19th 2019, 7:43 PM 30,470 Views 104 Comments

The operator of oil tanker Stena Impero says it is unable to contact the ship.

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected
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Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected

Jun 21st 2019, 2:16 PM 18,507 Views 38 Comments

The changes come amid heightened tensions in the region.

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf
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US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 8:23 PM 51,194 Views 97 Comments

The suspected attacks come amid spiralling tensions between Tehran and Washington.

UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran
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UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:44 PM 992 Views 3 Comments

The IAEA says it is heading to Iran next week to clear up “outstanding substantive issues” with Tehran over its nuclear programme.

Chinese premier stresses need to keep Hormuz open
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Chinese premier stresses need to keep Hormuz open

Jan 18th 2012, 8:54 PM 2,529 Views 5 Comments

Major customer of Iranian oil and gas China stressed the importance of keeping the Strait of Hormuz open – amid threats by Iran to shut the strategic waterway.

Iran welcomes US rescue of sailors from pirates
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Iran welcomes US rescue of sailors from pirates

Jan 7th 2012, 5:09 PM 3,799 Views 17 Comments

Iran’s government has called the US Navy’s rescue of 13 Iranian fishermen held by pirates “a positive humanitarian gesture” – but some of the country’s media outlets see things differently.

War games: Iran planning further naval drill
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War games: Iran planning further naval drill

Jan 6th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,414 Views 12 Comments

Iranian media reports that naval exercises will be held in the Strait of Hormuz next month.

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute
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EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute

Jan 5th 2012, 9:17 AM 1,224 Views 12 Comments

The move will build pressure on Iran, which is already facing a currency crisis and a tense naval standoff with the US.

Iran tests surface-to-air missile
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Iran tests surface-to-air missile

Jan 1st 2012, 5:28 PM 2,882 Views 14 Comments

The country says it performed the test today – amid reports it is a drill for closing waterway should the West block Iran’s oil sales.

Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press
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Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press

Dec 31st 2011, 4:20 PM 4,573 Views 4 Comments

Iran was apparently starting tests with long-range missiles… but propaganda sources are calling it a “media trick”…