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Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker

22 July 2019, 5:59 PM

Britain on Saturday 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 “utterly unacceptable” gambit.


Tanker seizure shows Iran choosing ‘dangerous path’: UK

20 July 2019, 12:01 PM

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday that Tehran’s seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker showed “worrying signs Iran may be choosing a dangerous path of illegal and destabilising behaviour”.

Iran's deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi addressing the media.

Iran deputy FM hints US downed ‘own’ drone ‘by mistake’

19 July 2019, 8:50 AM

Tehran’s top diplomat, Mohammad Javad Zarif, told reporters Thursday he had “no information about losing a drone today.”


The UK’s seizure of Iran’s oil tanker is a recipe for war

17 July 2019, 1:20 PM

In a fortnight of tense diplomatic stand-off between Iran and the UK, the latter appears to be making good on earlier promise that escalation of hostilities was not on the table.

EU holds Iran nuclear crisis talks as Tehran issues fresh threats

15 July 2019, 8:04 PM

European foreign ministers held crisis talks Monday on saving the beleaguered Iran nuclear deal as Britain warned the “small window” for success was closing and Tehran issued fresh threats of restarting its atomic programme.



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