TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-11 20:00

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker

Iran has tried to intercept a British oil tanker, forcing a Royal Navy warship to intervene, the UK said. Meanwhile, the captain of an Iranian tanker seized off British t...

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker

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Bahrain 'strongly condemns' what it calls Iranian attempt to intercept British tanker Bahrain said on Friday it "strongly condemned" what it called an Iranian attempt to intercept a British tanker in the Gulf, according to a statement from its foreign ministry....
2019-07-12 14:34

Iran Threatens Retaliation Over British Seizure of Its Tanker Iran’s military warned it would retaliate in response to the seizure of one of its tankers by British forces in Gibraltar last week, while several European foreign ministers urged Tehran to return immediately to full compliance with the 2015 nuclear ...
2019-07-09 18:34

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar by Royal Marines....
2019-07-05 14:34

Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an Iranian supertanker off the coast of Gibraltar....
2019-07-06 00:34

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranean peninsula of Gibraltar, the first such detention......
2019-07-05 12:00

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threat A Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat from Iran to seize a British vessel, Sky News understands....
2019-07-10 22:01

Iran dismisses reports about seizure of a British oil tanker in Gulf: IRIB Iran has dismissed as "fabricated" reports of the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Iran's IRIB news agency quoted unnamed sources as saying....
2019-07-06 14:17

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker: Report 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......
2019-07-11 13:17

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reportedly deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. 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....
2019-07-11 12:00

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
2019-06-14 05:51

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
2019-06-15 03:34

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oil tanker in Gulf waters....
2019-07-11 13:17

Iranian boats reportedly tried to seize British oil tanker Tensions between the UK and Iran escalated in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday when five Iranian ships apparently attempted to seize a British oil tanker. The UK-flagged tanker British Heritage was crossing into the Strait of Hormuz when it was approach...
2019-07-11 05:00

British capture of Iranian tanker won't go 'unanswered': officer Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar last week will not be "unanswered", Iran's armed forces chief of staff, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, said on Tuesday, according to the semi-official Tasnim news agency....
2019-07-09 09:34

Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving warnings from a British Navy ship accompanying a commercial tanker, the government said in a statement....
2019-07-11 11:17

British oil tanker in the Gulf ‘harassed’ by Iranian boats: U.S. officials 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 sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
2019-07-11 07:00

3 Iranian Boats Tried to Block British Tanker in Persian Gulf, U.K. Says The Iranian vessels only turned away after receiving “verbal warnings” from a British Navy vessel accompanying a commercial vessel, the government said in a statement....
2019-07-11 10:00

Iranian ships tried to block British oil tanker in Persian Gulf Iranian ships attempted to obstruct a British-flagged commercial oil tanker as it sailed in the Persian Gulf, Britain's Defense Ministry said.        ...
2019-07-11 13:17

Iranian boats 'attempted to impede' British oil tanker in strait of Hormuz UK government spokesman says three Iranian boats were warned off by HMS Montrose, but Tehran denies involvementThree Iranian boats have “attempted to impede” a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday, further deepening tensions in the vital shipp...
2019-07-11 08:17

Iranian Boats "Harass" British Tanker Days After UK Seized Their Ship Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British......
2019-07-11 13:17

Iranian gunboats trying to seize a British oil tanker were scared away by the Royal Navy, new report claims Fars News Agency Photo via USNI News Three Iranian gunboats failed in an attempt to seize a British oil tanker in Persian Gulf on Wednesday, a UK government spokesperson said to INSIDER. A UK Royal Navy frigate was escorting the oil tanker and point...
2019-07-11 12:34

Iranian boats fail to seize British tanker; U.S. threatens sanctions over enriching uranium Hours after Iran warned Britain there would be consequences for seizing an oil tanker on route to Syria, five Iranian military gunboats unsuccessfully attempted to detain a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf....
2019-07-12 07:34

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today....
2019-07-11 17:34

Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats tried to seize British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
2019-07-12 02:00

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released if Tehran guaranteed that the tanker would not go to Syria....
2019-07-13 20:00

Concern grows over UAE oil tanker last seen off Iran US defence official says it ‘has suspicions’ vessel out of contact since Saturday has been seized by IranThe US “has suspicions” that a Gulf oil tanker out of contact since it stopped transmitting its location on Saturday has been seized by Iran, a d...
2019-07-16 18:00

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating the European Union sections by providing crude oil to the Syrian regime....
2019-07-06 08:17

John Bolton says Iran is 'almost certainly' behind oil tanker 'attacks' US President Trump's national security adviser did not provide evidence but claimed Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Tehran called the accusation "laughable."...
2019-05-29 18:00

Bolton Says Iran Is Likely Responsible for Oil Tanker Attacks John R. Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind reported attacks on ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-29 16:51

John Bolton says UAE tanker attacks were 'almost certainly from Iran' Tensions have spiked this month following the tanker attack, which UAE authorities described as sabotage, and a subsequent drone attack on Saudi oil pumping stations claimed by Iranian-backed Yemeni Houthi rebels....
2019-05-29 11:17

Iran: UK ‘should be scared’ of retaliation over seized tanker Iran said Saturday the United Kingdom should be “scared” of possible retaliation after the Royal Marines captured an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar. “I am openly saying that Britain should be scared of Iran’s retaliatory measures over t...
2019-07-07 00:17

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "worrying."...
2019-06-14 16:17

Iran chafes at U.S. blame for tanker attacks Iran rebuffed blame on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and affirmed its responsibility for security in the Strait of Hormuz where almost a fifth of the world's oil passes, state radio reported....
2019-06-14 12:17

Former Guard commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard says the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorities detaining an Iranian oil tanker off the coast Gibraltar...
2019-07-05 12:00

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the finger at Iran, but European diplomats say they need more evidence....
2019-06-18 06:17

Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 14:00

US says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker The U.S. military's Central Command has released a video is says shows Iranian forces removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the two ships suspected to have been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz....
2019-06-14 04:51

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assessment of the Trump administration....
2019-06-15 17:00

Iran 'may have seized' oil tanker that went off radar at weekend Iran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official has said....
2019-07-17 00:00

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was quoted as saying on Tuesday by the semi-official news agency ISNA....
2019-07-17 00:34

Britain warns Iran after attempted seizure of oil tanker ​Britain on Thursday urged Iran to “de-escalate” after ​armed military vessels tried to seize a BP-​operated oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz ​– backing off ​only ​after warnings from a British warship. “HMS Montrose was forced to posit...
2019-07-11 16:51

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday....
2019-07-08 14:51

The Latest: Gibraltar police detain 2 more from Iran tanker Police in Gibraltar say they have arrested the two second mates of an Iranian supertanker seized last week by the British navy on suspicion of carrying Tehran’s oil to Syria...
2019-07-12 16:17

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be taken to Syria....
2019-07-14 00:34

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
2019-06-13 22:34

WRAPUP-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 09:51

Iran cleric says U.K. will be 'slapped in the face' for seizure of its tanker: TV Britain will soon be "slapped in the face" for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, Iranian state TV quoted a cleric as saying on Friday, amid heightened tension between Iran and the West in the Gulf....
2019-07-12 14:34

Britain backs U.S. in blaming Iran for tanker attacks Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there was no reason not to believe the United States' assessment that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday....
2019-06-14 11:00

Germany says there is 'strong evidence' Iran behind tanker attacks Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is "strong evidence" Iran carried out attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The EU and Germany said the day before that it was too soon to apportion blame....
2019-06-18 15:51

Being blamed for the oil tanker attack suits Iran just fine In the not very complicated mystery over the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, there are two prime suspects. Only one, however, stands to benefit, whoever is responsible. And despite Iran's denial, being blamed for these attacks suits it ni...
2019-06-18 12:51

The Latest: Iran summons UK diplomat over tanker position DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 11:25 p.m. Iran has summoned the British ambassador after London agreed with the U.S. conclusion that Iran attacked two oil tankers in the Gulf of Om...
2019-06-15 21:51

WRAPUP 2-Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, the British government said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 09:51

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official Students News Agency ISNA reported....
2019-06-15 20:51

US, UK Will "Regret" Seizing Tanker Off Gibraltar: Iran Guards Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Thursday that the United States and Britain will "strongly regret" the seizure of a tanker off Gibraltar, the semi-official Fars News Agency reported....
2019-07-11 13:17

John Bolton says mines ‘almost certainly from Iran’ behind oil tanker attacks National security adviser John Bolton said the U.S. believes Iranian naval mines are the cause of recent attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-30 00:34

Iran denies involvement in apparent oil tanker attacks Iran’s UN Mission said Thursday that they “categorically reject” the assertion by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that they’re responsible for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. In a statement, the mission added that the country is commit...
2019-06-14 06:01

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has again ratcheted up fears of military conflict....
2019-06-14 21:51

Pompeo again blames Iran for tanker attacks but insists 'we don't want war' ‘President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war’US secretary of state claims ‘lots of evidence’ of Iran culpabilityThe United States does not want to go to war with Iran, the US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said on Sunday, following an a...
2019-06-16 21:34

Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
2019-07-11 02:51

Pompeo blames Iran for tanker attacks, says US does not want war but will take action if needed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday President Trump’s claim that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz and that the United States is ready to take action if necessary....
2019-06-16 21:01

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television....
2019-07-08 09:34

Britain confirms envoy to Iran summoned over oil tanker seizure Britain's Foreign Office confirmed on Thursday that its ambassador to Tehran had been summoned over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar....
2019-07-04 19:17

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the r...
2019-06-16 04:17

The Latest: Tanker crew land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman have landed in Dubai after two days in Iran....
2019-06-15 20:34

US-Iran tensions escalate after tanker attacks — Five experts on what to watch The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, Iran denied the responsibility. Five experts discuss what could happen to the oil market and the U.S.-Iran relationship if more conflicts arise....
2019-06-15 02:34

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
2019-07-12 12:00

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. CNBC's Kayla...
2019-06-15 02:34

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for the attack. CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports....
2019-06-15 02:34

US says video shows Iran removing unexploded mine from oil tanker The US military has released video it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers attacked Thursday near the Strait of Hormuz. The grainy black and white footage shows a small barge, believed to...
2019-06-14 14:51

The Latest: US blames Iran for tanker bombings, Iraq attack WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq....
2019-05-25 07:00

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of responsibility for recent attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Trump said Iran&...
2019-06-14 19:17

'This is a dangerous game': Iran demands UK releases seized oil tanker Iran has demanded the immediate release of an oil tanker seized by Royal Marines off the coast of Gibraltar, warning Britain: "This is a dangerous game and has consequences."...
2019-07-12 12:17

More U.S.-Iran conflicts could happen after suspected tanker attack, says expert Paul Salem, Middle East Institute President, and John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner, join 'The Exchange' to discuss oil prices and geopolitical risks the commodity faces....
2019-06-13 20:34

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "Suspicious", Wants Regional Talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional dialogue to avoid tensions....
2019-06-13 18:34

Trump Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks But Calls For Talks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon cons...
2019-06-15 14:34

UK agrees Iran behind suspected tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman: BBC The British government agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, a BBC reporter wrote on Twitter....
2019-06-14 00:51

U.S. official says Iran removes unexploded mine from side of tanker The United States has video showing Iran's military removing what Washington believes was an unexploded limpet mine from the side of a Japanese tanker attacked on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, a U.S. official told Reuters....
2019-06-14 05:51

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea....
2019-06-15 00:17

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
2019-05-25 23:00

U.S. Navy Says Mine Fragments Point to Iran in Tanker Attack The United States has blamed Iran for the attacks in the Gulf of Oman, and officials said that fingerprints and other evidence could be used to build a criminal case....
2019-06-19 16:51

Iran's Zarif calls on UK to immediately release captured oil tanker The capture of an Iranian oil tanker by Britain has set "a dangerous precedent and must end now", Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Monday....
2019-07-08 15:34

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' following 'mean and wrong' seizure of oil tanker Iran’s president is warning Britain Wednesday that it will face “repercussions” over the “mean and wrong” seizure of one its supertankers last week that authorities believe was operating in violation of European Union sanctions....
2019-07-10 21:00

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians Thursday after first being rescued by another merchant vessel....
2019-06-14 16:34

UK joins US in accusing Iran of tanker attacks as crew held Trump says incident involving two vessels in Gulf of Oman has ‘Iran written all over it’ The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman this week, as the UK also joined in formally blaming the cou...
2019-06-14 23:51

Britain 'almost certain' Iran was behind tanker attacks: foreign minister Hunt Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday Britain is "almost certain" Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, adding that London did not believe anyone else could have done it....
2019-06-16 14:51

Trump says ready to hold talks with Iran despite tanker attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ready to launch talks with Iran whenever it was ready, even as he blamed Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 18:00

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions had already been high since attacks on four vessels last month....
2019-06-14 06:17

Iranian threat to seize British tanker amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a senior commander of the country's Revolutionary Guard urged today....
2019-07-05 15:34

UAE foreign minister says Iran fingerprints clear on oil tanker attacks: Arabiya TV UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahya said Iran's fingerprints were clear on the attacks on oil tankers on May 12, Arabiya TV reported on Saturday....
2019-06-15 13:01

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and saying the ordnance looked Iranian in origin....
2019-06-19 20:17

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near the Persian Gulf, casting it as the latest in a series of “provocative actions” that have ...
2019-06-14 06:00

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gilday says the U.S. has a high degree of confidence t...
2019-05-24 22:34

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
2019-05-25 02:34

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning assault on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, which ended a Japanese mediation effort and raised fears o...
2019-06-13 21:51

Europeans skeptical of Trump's claim that Iran to blame in tanker attack President Trump’s claim that the oil tanker attack near the Strait of Hormuz had “Iran written all over it” was met with skepticism in Europe, with Britain’s left-wing opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn asking to see “credible evidence.”...
2019-06-15 15:17

US Navy Says Mine Fragments Suggest Iran Behind Gulf Tanker Attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragments it said came from a damaged oil tanker and......
2019-06-20 05:00

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region, according to an interview with the Saudi-owned Asharq al-Awsat newspaper....
2019-06-16 02:17

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday....
2019-06-19 07:34

US seeks to 'build international consensus' blaming Iran for tanker attacks Defense chief says attack in Gulf of Oman was not just ‘US situation’ as UK joins Washington in accusing IranThe US is hoping to “build international consensus” around what officials claim is Iran’s responsibility for damaging two oil tankers in the ...
2019-06-15 17:34

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran removing mine from damaged oil tanker The United States released a video Thursday it says shows an Iranian Navy boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the M/T Kokuka Courageous, one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 14:00

UAE accuses 'state actor' for tanker attacks, but stops just short of Iran The United Arab Emirates stopped just short of blatantly blaming Iran for “sabotage attacks” on four tankers off its coast on May 12, but told the UN Security Council in a closed meeting this week that a “state actor” was almost the orchestrator....
2019-06-07 19:51

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were...
2019-06-18 01:51

Iran Airs Footage Of Attacked Tanker's Crew, Say They're In "Full Health" Iran's English-language Press TV aired footage of rescued crew members of one of the two tankers attacked in the Sea of Oman Thursday, saying they are all in "full health."...
2019-06-14 16:17

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump administration and Iranian leaders....
2019-06-13 23:51

Iran accuses Britain of ‘piracy’ for seizing oil tanker and warns of retaliation The British navy’s seizure of the tanker transporting Iranian oil to Syria heightened tensions surrounding the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and the safety of shipping in the Persian Gulf....
2019-07-05 18:51

In UAE for security talks, John Bolton blames Iran for tanker attacks In the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss "important" security matters with allies, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton blamed Iran for attacks against oil tankers off the coast of the UAE this month....
2019-05-29 14:34

Iran dismisses U.S. remarks that its naval mines likely used in UAE tanker attacks: Fars Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely used in attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month....
2019-05-29 14:00

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being...
2019-06-16 16:00

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
2019-06-14 19:51

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran for the incident....
2019-06-14 00:51

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
2019-06-14 18:00

"A Dangerous Game": Iran Asks Britain To Release Its Tanker, Says Report Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign......
2019-07-12 12:17

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of......
2019-05-25 02:17

UPDATE 2-Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign ministry spokesman told state news agency IRNA....
2019-07-12 11:34

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international community to take a "firm stand towards an exponential regime that supports terrorism and spreads killing and...
2019-06-16 11:51

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter riv...
2019-06-16 19:17

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
2019-07-13 00:51

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conference Friday....
2019-06-14 20:17

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate" to tackle any threats to the kingdom, according to......
2019-06-16 04:34

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was shot down by Iran-backed rebels in Yemen in recent day....
2019-06-15 20:34

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker att...
2019-05-25 03:01

Dan Crenshaw slams Obama adviser for doubting Iran to blame for oil tanker attacks Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning whether Iran was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week....
2019-06-15 23:34

Iran cleric says Britain should be 'scared' of Tehran's reaction to tanker seizure: Fars An Iranian cleric warned Britain on Saturday about Tehran's retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted Mohammad Ali Mousavi Jazayeri as saying....
2019-07-06 10:51

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
2019-06-18 03:17

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interests," Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said....
2019-06-16 04:34

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach breaking point between Washington and Tehran....
2019-06-14 06:51

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether they could now return to the vessel....
2019-06-14 14:51

Iran calls on Britain to release oil tanker, avoid ‘dangerous and unclear game’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry questioned the legal basis for detaining the ship, which royal marines seized off the coast of Gibraltar last week....
2019-07-13 01:17

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" adopted by a so-called B Team, which he has said includes U.S. national security adviser John Bolton....
2019-06-14 05:51

Guards commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker if Iranian vessel not released: Tweet Iran should seize a British oil tanker if an Iranian tanker detained off Gibraltar earlier this week is not released immediately, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said in a tweet on Friday....
2019-07-05 12:17

Rep. Dan Crenshaw dings ex-Obama aide Ben Rhodes for doubting US link of Iran to tanker attack Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas slammed former top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning U.S. claims that Iran attacked oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz and downplayed the threat from the regime....
2019-06-15 13:00

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European sanctions on oil shipments to Syria. UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said he held a "constructive c...
2019-07-15 10:51

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-17 00:17

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximatel...
2019-06-18 05:34

Gulf tanker attack: Iran has form for using clingy, covert 'limpet mines' which instantly disable vessels The U.S. blamed Iran for the attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, releasing a video Friday supposedly showing Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the vessels....
2019-06-14 16:34

Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. . The post Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after ...
2019-06-15 21:51

British Singer Joss Stone Says She Was Deported From Iran (TEHRAN, Iran) — British soul singer Joss Stone says she was deported from Iran after arriving in the Islamic Republic as part of a worldwide concert tour, even though she didn’t plan to perform there. Posting on Instagram, Stone appears ...
2019-07-04 12:00

British opposition leader questions Iran accusations The leader of Britain's main opposition party has questioned whether the government had evidence to back up its accusations that Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the entrance to the Gulf, and warned against escalating tensions....
2019-06-15 13:01

British minister to visit Iran on Sunday for talks on tensions Britain's Middle East minister Andrew Murrison will visit Iran on Sunday for "frank and constructive" talks, Britain said, as tensions between Tehran and Washington rise after the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone....
2019-06-22 12:17

Saudi Arabia says ending British arms exports would help Iran Iran would be the only beneficiary of any end to arms exports from Britain to Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's minister of state for foreign affairs said on Thursday, adding that the deployment of weapons in Yemen was legitimate....
2019-06-20 17:17

Husband says British woman held in Iran begins hunger strike LONDON (AP) — The husband of a British-Iranian woman jailed in Tehran for over three years says she has begun a hunger strike to protest her detention. Richard Ratcliffe said Saturday that Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe told judicial officials she will re...
2019-06-15 14:34

British minister held 'constructive' talks with Iran on rising tensions The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in the region during a visit to Tehran, Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said on Sunday....
2019-06-23 19:51

A British-Iranian Woman and Her Husband Are On Hunger Strike Over Her Imprisonment in Iran As former U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appears increasingly likely to become Britain’s next Prime Minister, the husband of a British-Iranian charity worker who accuses Johnson of helping Iranian officials justify his wife’s contro...
2019-06-22 01:17

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker in Iran starts hunger strike: husband A British-Iranian aid worker jailed in Tehran has begun a hunger strike to demand release, her husband said on Saturday, adding he would support her by fasting outside Iran's embassy in London....
2019-06-15 20:51

Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister Saudi Arabia agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir said on Thursday....
2019-06-14 00:51

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran goes on hunger strike Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is being held in a Tehran prison, is refusing food as she marks her daughter's fifth birthday. She was arrested in 2016 after she took her daughter to visit family....
2019-06-15 19:34

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
2019-06-14 16:34

'Britons will soon feel the slap': Iran threatens UK after British navy sends second warship to Persian Gulf The British Navy sent another warship to the Persian Gulf region after one of its destroyers fended off three Iranian ships attempting to harass a British tanker....
2019-07-12 19:51

British Navy escorts oil tankers through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatens revenge for ship seizure The British Navy has escorted at least two ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran threatened revenge against the United Kingdom for its seizure of an Iranian tanker in Gibraltar....
2019-07-11 06:34

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.        ...
2019-06-13 19:51

Mexico officials prepare to intercept about 1,000 migrants Hundreds more Central American migrants have crossed into Mexico from Guatemala, and a group of about 1,000 has started walking en mass to the north....
2019-06-05 19:34

Mexico officials intercept about 1,000 migrants on highway Some 200 military police, immigration agents and federal police blocked the advance of about 1,000 Central American migrants who were walking north along a southern Mexico highway on Wednesday....
2019-06-06 00:34

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted....
2019-06-14 16:34

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s crucial chokepoints for global energy supplies can be easily targeted. The attacks are also echoes of...
2019-06-14 15:34

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday, the US Sixth Fleet said, but Moscow......
2019-06-05 20:51

US Fighter Jets Again Intercept Russian Bombers Off Alaska US fighter jets intercepted several Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Tuesday, in the fourth and fifth such incursions this year, US military officials said on......
2019-05-22 18:01

The European Space Agency Has a Plan to Intercept a 'Pristine' Comet With the historic Rosetta mission now firmly in the rear view mirror, the European Space Agency has set its sights on a different kind of comet, that is, a comet that’s never visited the inner reaches of the solar system. Called Comet Interceptor, th...
2019-06-21 04:17

NORAD completes bomber intercept exercise over Alberta, Canada NORAD on Wednesday announced a successful simulated intercept over Canadian airspace with Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 fighters and U.S. B-52 long-range bombers....
2019-05-29 23:17

US fighter jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast US warplanes intercepted four Russian bombers and two jet fighters in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Monday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement Tuesday. The Russian planes — Tupolev Tu-95 bombers and S...
2019-05-21 19:34

Russia Deploys Fighter Jet To Intercept US Plane Over Black Sea: Report The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday said that it scrambled a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter aircraft to intercept a US P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance jet heading towards the Russian airspace over the Black......
2019-07-05 12:00

Daily Mail: Leaked cables show British ambassador saying Trump abandoned Iran deal in act of 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama Kim Darroch, the former United Kingdom ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" in its decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal, the Daily Mail reported Saturday, citing leaked cabl...
2019-07-14 19:34

U.S. says Russian fighter conducted unsafe intercept of Navy surveillance plane A U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted three times by a Russian jet fighter over three hours on Tuesday, including a high-speed pass that was deemed unsafe and put the plane at risk, the...
2019-06-05 08:17

Russian Fighter Conducted Unsafe Intercept Of Navy Surveillance Plane: US A US Navy surveillance aircraft in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea was intercepted three times by a Russian jet fighter over three hours on Tuesday, including a high-speed pass that......
2019-06-05 09:00

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S.       ...
2019-06-14 20:17

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 13:34

Saudi air defenses intercept two Houthi drones: Saudi press agency Saudi air defenses intercepted two Houthi drones, one of them targeting a residential area in the southern city of Abha, the Saudi press agency said on Tuesday, citing the Saudi-led coalition....
2019-06-18 08:34

RAF jets in Estonia scrambled 2x to intercept Russian jets LONDON (AP) — Two Royal Air Force jets deployed in Estonia have been scrambled twice in recent days, bringing the number of intercepts of Russian aircraft to eight since taking over the Baltic Air Policing mission in May. The Typhoon jets were alerte...
2019-06-17 20:17

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did. The post Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ...
2019-06-13 12:34

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
2019-06-02 21:34

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
2019-06-20 07:17

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
2019-06-20 19:17

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is se...
2019-06-21 02:17

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
2019-06-21 11:34

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the Middle East....
2019-06-22 12:34

Iran to cut nuclear commitments 'strongly' if Europe does not keep promises: Iran MP If European countries do not meet their commitments under a nuclear deal then Iran will "strongly" take more steps to reduce its own obligations, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Thursday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
2019-07-11 14:00

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website....
2019-07-13 23:00

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
2019-06-21 03:00

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
2019-05-21 16:34

Iran shoots down US drone: What we know about the tensions between the US and Iran The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
2019-06-20 19:17

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency....
2019-07-08 09:34

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate rejected a recommendation to dismiss the bill....
2019-06-07 21:34

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s shouldn’t reassure us about how bad it could get....
2019-06-13 19:51

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the oil-rich region and raises concerns of a potential conflict in the Middle East....
2019-06-14 16:17

Oil tanker goes missing in Strait of Hormuz A Panama-flagged oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates appeared switch off its transponder in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday and has not been heard from since, according to ship-tracking data....
2019-07-16 20:17

UAE believes a state was behind tanker attacks Early findings of investigation into May incident does not specifically blame IranThe United Arab Emirates has told UN members that a state was likely to be behind “sophisticated and coordinated” attacks on four tankers off its coast last month.The a...
2019-06-07 10:51

Gibraltar says it took decision to detain Iranian tanker Gibraltar said its action last week to detain Iranian tanker Grace 1 was a decision it took on its own and not at the behest of any other state or third party, the territory's chief minister said on Friday....
2019-07-12 12:00

Oil Jumps After Tanker Attacks in Middle East Crude prices climbed sharply after an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz, where over a third of the world’s shipped oil passes through....
2019-06-13 19:51

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despite disruptions in the Strait of Hormuz, Oil Minister......
2019-06-17 23:51

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that was attacked on June 13 in the Gulf of Oman, as Washington blames Tehran for the att...
2019-06-17 23:34

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers in the strait of Hormuz on Thursday followed strikes against four ships a month ago. The US has blame...
2019-06-14 03:17

Nobody Wants War After Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman: China Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging dialogue to......
2019-06-14 17:17

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, oil up on tanker incident NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are rising at midday Thursday as a jump in the price of oil boosts energy companies. U.S. oil rose 3% after two oil tankers near the strategic Strait...
2019-06-13 18:00

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered fuel, the emergency services said....
2019-07-02 22:51

China says nobody wants war after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Nobody wants war in the Gulf of Oman, China's foreign ministry said on Friday, calling on all sides to exercise restraint following attacks on oil tankers in those waters, and urging the resolution of differences through dialogue....
2019-06-14 11:00

Tanker attacks in the Gulf — evidence or warmongering? For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photos have been published so far. What do they show? DW investigates....
2019-06-21 17:51

Here's the possible fallout from the Gulf of Oman tanker explosions The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner and a CNBC contributor, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss....
2019-06-13 18:00

The Latest: Damaged oil tanker arrives off UAE coast DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Norwegian-owned oil tanker Front Altair, which caught fire after being apparently attacked last week in the Gulf of Oman, has arrived ...
2019-06-16 09:34

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
2019-07-02 22:00

The Latest: UAE official says tanker sent no distress call An Emirati official says a small oil tanker that’s based in the United Arab Emirates offered no distress call before switching off its tracker over two days ago in the Strait of Hormuz...
2019-07-16 18:00

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria, which would violate both US and EU sanctions. Iran has summoned the British ambassdor to Tehran over the incident....
2019-07-04 20:34

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there we...
2019-07-14 05:34

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
2019-06-15 16:01

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of Oman. NBC’s Courtney Kube reports for TODAY....
2019-06-16 01:34

Tanker detained by Gibraltar on U.S. request to Britain, Spain says Gibraltar detained the supertanker Grace 1 after a request by the United States to Britain, acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Thursday....
2019-07-04 14:51

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “unanswered,” reports said....
2019-07-09 11:17

U.S. to Send 1,000 Additional Troops to the Mideast Over Tanker Attacks The Trump administration will send about 1,000 more American troops to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. “I have authorized approximately 1,000 additional troops for defensive purposes to address air, naval...
2019-06-18 02:51

Pope urges restraint in Gulf after tanker attacks Pope Francis called for restraint and a lowering of tensions in the Middle East on Sunday following attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that have raised fears of a broader confrontation in the region....
2019-06-16 14:51

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 00:00

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
2019-06-15 22:34

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 11:17

Gibraltar releases Iranian tanker crew without charge Police said the four crew members of the Grace 1 are still under investigation. Their release came as the UK said it would send a second naval frigate to the Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran....
2019-07-13 09:51

Oil prices jump 3% on tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Attacks near the world's busiest sea lane for oil shipments come amid escalating tensions between Iran and the United States and its Gulf allies....
2019-06-13 16:51

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially easing tensions between the U.K. and Iran after a week of steady escalation....
2019-07-14 13:51

The Latest: Japan PM condemns suspected tanker attack Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has condemned the suspected attack on a Japanese-operated tanker near the Strait of Hormuz this week as a threat to safe maritime navigation...
2019-06-14 18:34

Frontline oil tanker struck by torpedo off UAE coast: Tradewinds An oil tanker owned by Norway's Frontline has been struck by a torpedo off the coast of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, shipping newspaper Tradewinds reported on Thursday, citing unnamed industry sources....
2019-06-13 11:17

UAE Says "Sophisticated" Tanker Attacks Likely Work Of A State Actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated......
2019-06-07 16:17

GAO report: Air Force shifting money to KC-135 because of KC-46 tanker problems Because of ongoing problems with the KC-46 Pegasus, the Air Force plans to initially re-allocate $57 million from the program to the KC-135 Stratotanker, according to a Government Accountability Office report....
2019-06-14 20:34

UAE says 'sophisticated' tanker attacks likely the work of a state actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated operation," most likely by a state actor....
2019-06-07 10:00

UAE claims 'state actor' carried out tanker attacks Initial investigations into "sophisticated" attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz point to a "state actor," said the United Arab Emirates. The US has claimed Iran is behind incidents that damaged four vessels....
2019-06-07 05:00

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 23:34

Iranian oil tanker crew being interviewed as witnesses in Gibraltar The crew on a giant Iranian oil tanker detained in Gibraltar are being interviewed as witnesses, not criminal suspects, in an effort to establish the nature of the cargo and its ultimate destination, a spokesman for the British territory said....
2019-07-05 12:17

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
2019-06-17 05:17

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initial explosion....
2019-06-18 01:51

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
2019-06-14 23:34

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar will be released if there is a guarantee it is not heading to Syria....
2019-07-14 09:34

Latest on tanker attacks south of the Strait of Hormuz Iran has rejected U.S. accusations that it was to blame for attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz after the incident raised concerns about a new confrontation in the Gulf, a vital oil shipping route....
2019-06-14 14:51

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
2019-06-16 11:34

UAE says evidence shows oil tanker attacks were ‘state sponsored’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan didn't name the state, but said his country wants to work with other nations to prevent a further escalation of tensions in the region....
2019-06-15 20:34

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, saying the United States and its allies will continue to prevent Syrian and Iranian governments "from p...
2019-07-05 00:17

Corbyn criticised as 'pathetic' over response to oil tanker attacks Jeremy Corbyn has been called "pathetic" after saying the government needed to provide "credible evidence" that Iran was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers....
2019-06-15 13:34

UK-flagged tanker stopped in Gulf reported 'safe and well' UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager which halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well", a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed reports its Revolutionary Guards had seized the vessel....
2019-07-06 14:17

U.K. Navy Thwarts Iranian Attempt to Block BP Tanker A British warship trained its guns on three Iranian vessels that tried to block the passage of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker through the Persian Gulf, a confrontation that comes amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
2019-07-11 17:34

UK's Hunt says monitoring tanker situation: Al Jazeera tweet The British foreign secretary has told Al Jazeera TV that London is monitoring the situation following an Iranian attempt to intercept a British tanker, the Qatar-based channel said in a tweet on Thursday....
2019-07-11 14:00

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck. In this video, one of the tankers can be seen on fire but still afloatTw...
2019-06-13 21:51

Iranian Ships Try to Block U.K. Tanker in Strait of Hormuz Three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial tanker through the Strait of Hormuz, the British government said, a move that threatens to escalate already high tensions in the region....
2019-07-11 09:17

The Latest: Germany urges investigation of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The German government is calling for an investigation into the “extraordinarily worrying” s...
2019-06-14 12:51

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the British government said on Thursday, raising the stakes in a test of nerves between Tehran and the West....
2019-07-11 16:00

UK-flagged tanker reported 'safe and well' after stop in Gulf The UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager that halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well," a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismissed reports its Revolutionary Guards had seized the vessel....
2019-07-06 22:00

UK should be 'scared' of Tehran's response over tanker, cleric says: Fars Britain should be "scared" about Tehran's possible retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar, the Fars semi-official news agency on Saturday reported an Iranian cleric as saying....
2019-07-06 14:17

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks 'state-sponsored' The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were "state-sponsored."...
2019-06-15 15:17

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Tehran’s crude oil to war-ravaged Syria. A senior Spanish official said the oper...
2019-07-05 05:17

Footage captures aftermath of Gulf of Oman tanker attack The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer discuss what the possible fallout....
2019-06-13 18:00

Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still accessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the company expected little impact to its supplies....
2019-06-14 12:17

Oil tanker bound for Syria seized in Gibraltar for sanctions-busting British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and Iran....
2019-07-04 14:51

Top U.S. security aide: Iranian mines likely caused UAE tanker blasts U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday that naval mines "almost certainly from Iran" were used to attack oil tankers off the United Arab Emirates this month, and warned Tehran against conducting new operations....
2019-05-29 14:00

UPDATE 1-Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian ship's operator said on Saturday....
2019-06-16 04:17

Taiwan's CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East An oil tanker carrying fuel from the Middle East for Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp was suspected to have been attacked earlier on Thursday, the company said....
2019-06-13 13:51

Oil surges on Gulf tanker attacks, Treasury yields fall Oil futures jumped on Thursday after suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while U.S. Treasury yields edged lower as economic data seemed to strengthen the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this year....
2019-06-13 19:00

| Suspected tanker attacks risk sparking conflict: analysts Suspected attacks on tankers at the mouth of the oil-rich Gulf threaten to block vital crude supplies to the world and trigger an all-out conflict involving Iran, analysts said Thursday....
2019-06-14 06:51

Oil surges after Gulf tanker attacks, stocks claw higher Suspected attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran saw oil markets erupt out of their recent slump on Thursday and kept traders gobbling up ultra-safe government bonds, gold and the Japanese yen....
2019-06-13 16:00

U.N. chief calls for independent probe into Gulf tanker attacks United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on Friday for an independent investigation to establish the facts and who was responsible for attacks on two oil tankers this week in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-14 19:51

Factbox: Latest on tanker attacks south of Strait of Hormuz Here is the latest from Reuters on attacks on two tankers on Thursday south of the Strait of Hormuz, through which almost a fifth of the world's oil is shipped:...
2019-06-14 00:51

Gulf tanker attacks threaten energy security, IEA's Birol says Attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman threaten global energy security, Fatih Birol, the executive director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), said on Friday....
2019-06-14 11:00

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt Britain's foreign minister said he had told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil tanker if there were guarantees it would not go to Syria....
2019-07-13 18:51

Oil prices slip as economic worries outweigh tanker tensions Oil prices slipped on Monday as signs of an economic slowdown amid international trade disputes began to outweigh supply fears that were stoked by attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week and sent prices higher....
2019-06-17 11:17

Royal Marines storm super tanker using helicopters and speedboats A "bold" mission to seize an Iranian super tanker taking crude oil to Syria was carried out by a team of Royal Marines who rappelled onto the ship from a helicopter....
2019-07-04 17:00

Gibraltar detains Syria-bound super tanker with Iranian oil The government of Gibraltar says it has detained a large tanker that is believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying a shipment of Iranian crude oil to war-ravaged Syria....
2019-07-04 11:51

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf....
2019-07-12 19:17

Oil surges on tanker attacks; stocks rise on Fed rate cut expectations Oil futures rose on Thursday after attacks on two tankers off the coast of Iran, while the U.S. Treasury yield curve steepened and stocks rose following economic data seen as strengthening the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates this y...
2019-06-14 00:00

Jim Cramer: The Gulf of Oman tanker attack is a story about US oil independence The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. CNBC's Jim Cramer and Carl Quintanilla discuss what this might mean for business and the markets....
2019-06-13 18:00

Wall St. higher as oil surges after tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman U.S. stocks continued their climb on Thursday after two days of declines as energy shares gained on higher oil prices following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-13 19:00

US Navy: Mine used against Japanese tanker similar to Iranian mines The US Navy on Wednesday displayed fragments of limpet mines it said had been removed from one of two oil tankers that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman – saying the devices bore a “striking resemblance” to Iranian ones. “The limpet mine that w...
2019-06-19 16:34

European Commission declines comment on tanker seized in Gibraltar The European Union's executive declined on Thursday to comment on the tanker detained in Gibraltar, saying that it had no information on the case and that implementing the bloc's sanctions was a matter for the member states....
2019-07-04 14:51

Just Watching This Air Force Tanker's Landing Approach Can Make You Nauseous A U.S. Air Force KC-46 Pegasus tanker made an unorthodox and—to the uninitiated, anyway—dangerous-looking landing. The brand new tanker, coming for a landing at Le Bourget Airport in Paris, looked more than a little out of control before pulling off ...
2019-06-20 01:00

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked concerns of reduced crude flows through one of the world's key shipping routes....
2019-06-14 03:34

Crew Members of Attacked Norwegian-Owned Tanker Now in Dubai NICOSIA, Cyprus — Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the Gulf of Oman landed Saturday in Dubai after two days in Iran. Associated Press journalists saw the crew members of the MT Front Altair after their Iran Ai...
2019-06-15 22:51

Oil prices fall 1% as economic worries outweigh tanker tensions Oil prices slipped more than 1% on Monday as signs of an economic slowdown amid international trade disputes began to outweigh supply fears stoked by attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week....
2019-06-17 16:34

Blast-hit Kokuka tanker safely under tow, heading towards UAE port -operator The Kokuka Courageous, one of two tankers hit by explosions Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, is now safely under tow and heading towards the United Arab Emirates' port of Khor Fakkan, its operator Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement said on Friday....
2019-06-14 16:34

Tanker Kokuka Courageous damaged in Gulf incident: manager The Kokuka Courageous tanker was damaged in a security incident in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, a spokesman for the vessel's manager BSM Ship Management (Singapore) said....
2019-06-13 11:17

Saudis to Back OPEC Output Cuts, Despite Tanker Attacks Saudi Arabia is set to push for OPEC to cut oil output in the second half of the year, as signs of slowing global demand for crude outweigh threats of war and worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East....
2019-06-18 10:34

Senate committee says oil tanker ban off B.C. targets Alberta, divides country The Senate's transportation and communications committee says the bill is a cynical, intentional bid to cripple the economy of Prairie provinces, particularly Alberta, and curry political favour elsewhere in the country....
2019-06-06 04:00

UAE oil tanker missing in Strait of Hormuz after drifting into Iranian waters An oil tanker traveling through the tiny strip of water located in the mouth of the Persian Gulf stop transmitting its location more than two years ago when it drifted into Iranian waters....
2019-07-16 14:51

Rouhani says Britain to face 'consequences' for seizing Iranian tanker Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday Britain would face "consequences" over the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker, and said Iran's increase in uranium enrichment was for peaceful aims, the semi-official news agency Tasnim reported....
2019-07-10 10:34

WRAPUP 8-Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, Britain said on Thursday....
2019-07-11 23:34

Japanese operator: Sailors saw ‘flying objects’ before oil tanker attack The Japanese ship operator says sailors on board the Kokuka Courageous, one of the vessels attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, saw “flying objects” just before the attack, suggesting the tanker wasn’t damaged by mines. That account ...
2019-06-14 14:51

U.S. to raise Mideast tanker attacks in U.N. Security Council: diplomats The United States plans to raise the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman during a closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council later on Thursday, diplomats said....
2019-06-13 19:34

Detention Of Tanker Loaded With Iranian Crude "Excellent News", Says US White House National Security Advisor John Bolton applauded the interception by Britain's Gibraltar Thursday of a supertanker believed to be carrying Iranian crude oil to Syria, saying the ship was......
2019-07-05 12:00

Wall Street climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks continued to gain on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares turned attractive after oil prices rose sharply on concerns of supply disruption following suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
2019-06-13 20:51

Tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman stoke security and oil fears Two oil tankers were attacked and left adrift on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States....
2019-06-13 19:34

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
2019-06-17 07:17

Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
2019-07-04 14:00

Tanker attack won't affect Japan's energy supply: Industry minister Japanese Industry Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman will not affect Japanese energy supply, although the ministry issued a warning to Japanese energy companies after the incident....
2019-06-14 05:51

Crew On Japan Tanker Saw 'Flying Object' Before Attack: Company Head The crew of a Japanese-owned tanker hit in an apparent attack in the Gulf of Oman saw a "flying object" before a second blast on board, the operator's head said Friday....
2019-06-14 10:00

Saudi Arabia demands 'decisive' response to Gulf oil tanker attacks Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said the vital oil supply routes in the Gulf must be protected following "terrorist acts." G20 ministers have sought to downplay fears of possible disruption....
2019-06-15 19:34

Mines used in tanker attack look like those shown by Iranian military, explosives expert says A U.S. Navy commander said that debris and a magnet left behind on the ship bore “a striking resemblance” to limpet mines advertised by Iranian forces....
2019-06-19 20:34

'Flying objects' damaged Japanese tanker during attack in Gulf of Oman Two "flying objects" damaged a Japanese tanker owned by Kokuka Sangyo Co in an attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, but there was no damage to the cargo of methanol, the company president said on Friday....
2019-06-14 11:00

UAE to present tanker attack report to U.N. Security Council members: diplomats The United Arab Emirates will present to U.N. Security Council members on Thursday the results of an investigation into attacks targeting four oil tanker vessels off the UAE coast last month, two diplomats said....
2019-06-06 18:34

Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released A senior commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps warned Friday that it would be Tehran's "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if the Iranian tanker being held in Gibraltar is not released....
2019-07-05 18:17

Gibraltar police release all crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday that all four crew members of the Iranian Grace 1 tanker have been released on bail without charge after it was detained last week on suspicion of breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
2019-07-13 07:34

| Norwegian tanker Front Altair still afloat after reported attack: owner Norwegian tanker Front Altair was still afloat after a reported attack in the Gulf of Oman Thursday, the chief executive of the company that owns the vessel told AFP, denying reports it had sunk....
2019-06-14 06:51

U.S. focus is to build global consensus after Mideast oil tanker attacks: Shanahan U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is focused on building international consensus following attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East that the United States has blamed https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-attacks/trump-blames-iran-for...
2019-06-15 00:17

Gibraltar police arrest two more crew members of detained Iranian tanker Gibraltar police said on Friday they had arrested the two second mates from the Iranian Grace 1 tanker which was detained last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria....
2019-07-12 17:34

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West....
2019-07-04 19:17

Oil prices climb after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in the Middle East, as tensions mounted following attacks on tankers last week....
2019-06-17 10:01

Tanker attack to be discussed at G20 ministerial meeting: Japan industry minister Japan's industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, said on Friday an attack on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman this week will be discussed at a meeting of G20 energy and environment ministers this weekend....
2019-06-14 08:34

Important To Know Truth: UN Chief Pushes For Probe Of Gulf Tanker Attacks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for an investigation to establish those responsible for a spate of suspected attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf that has raised fears of war....
2019-06-14 20:34

REFILE-Taiwan's CPC sees little impact after tanker attacked in Middle East Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp said on Friday it was still assessing the damage to a tanker it had charted to carry fuel from the Middle East that was suspected to have been attacked, while the company expected little impact to its supplies....
2019-06-14 13:17

Saudi crown prince calls for 'decisive stand' on tanker attacks Saudi Arabia's crown prince called on the international community to take a "decisive stand" toward attacks on two oil tankers in a vital shipping route, which he blamed on Iran during an interview with Saudi-owned Asharq Al-Awsat....
2019-06-16 02:17

Oil tanker attacks raise fear of surge in global energy prices Concern centres on Iran’s ‘nuclear option’ of closing the strait of Hormuz to shippingThe attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman has escalated tensions between the US and Iran and raised fears of a surge in global energy prices.Concerns over a...
2019-06-15 17:34

Qatar calls for international probe into tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Qatar called for an international investigation into attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday and a de-escalation of tensions in the region....
2019-06-14 00:51

G20 ministers to discuss oil tanker attacks at meeting in Japan – business live Oil prices volatile after US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 9.48am BST Shell Energy Retail’s top boss has apologised to customers after UK energy regulator Ofgem ordered the utility t...
2019-06-14 10:51

Japan shipping company Kokuka Sangyo says its tanker was attacked in Gulf The president of the Japanese shipping company Kokuka Sangyo Ltd said one of its tankers had been attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, its president told reporters at a news conference....
2019-06-13 13:51

Gibraltar Seizes Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanctions on Iran....
2019-07-04 17:17

Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, London's top diplomat said Saturday....
2019-07-13 21:51

U.S. consults allies on how to protect shipping in wake of tanker attacks: senior U.S. official The United States is discussing with its allies a variety of options on how to protect international shipping in the Gulf of Oman in the wake of tanker attacks that Washington has blamed on Iran, senior Trump administration officials said on Thursday...
2019-06-14 00:51

Oil tanker 'attacks' come amid US concerns Iranian commercial boats were being loaded with missiles The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk in the region, reiterating fears of a possible military confrontation with Iran....
2019-06-13 19:00

Keel authenticated for USNS John Lewis replenishment tanker at San Diego shipyard The keel for the USNS John Lewis, the Navy's first in class replenishment oiler, was ceremonially laid at the shipyard of the General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company in San Diego....
2019-05-21 17:17

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is not bound for Syria, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has said....
2019-07-13 20:00

| Switzerland turns to courts after Nigeria drops anchor over detained oil-tanker it seized Switzerland has asked an international court to order Nigeria to release a Swiss-flagged oil tanker, its cargo and crew, that have been detained off Port Harcourt for the past 16 months....
2019-06-03 07:34

Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in Gulf of Oman. The post Benchmark Brent crude oil rises 4% in trading to over $62 a barrel after oil tanker incident in ...
2019-06-13 09:51

United Arab Emirates Diplomat Says Evidence Shows Tanker Attacks Were ‘State-Sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zaye...
2019-06-15 16:34

Iranian vessel removed unexploded mine from stricken oil tanker in Gulf of Oman, US officials say An Iranian vessel removed an unexploded mine that had been attached to a Japanese-owned oil tanker which suffered serious damage after an explosion in the Gulf of Oman early Thursday, U.S. officials told Fox News, as the U.S. Navy released video purp...
2019-06-14 04:51

Limpet mine used in oil tanker attacks 'bears striking resemblance' to similar Iranian Mines, US Navy says The limpet mine used on a Japanese-owned oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz “bears a striking resemblance” to other Iranian mines, U.S. Navy officials said....
2019-06-19 17:17

Gulf of Oman oil tanker fire: Dozens of sailors evacuated amid explosion after two ships hit in suspected attack Forty-four sailors have been evacuated from two ships in the Gulf of Oman this morning after the vessels were hit in a suspected attack, according to reports....
2019-06-13 16:17

US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’ US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘not consistent with an external flying object hitting the ship’ The post US Navy expert: Damage to Japanese-owned oil t...
2019-06-19 15:51

US Navy explosives expert: Investigators have recovered fingerprints, hand print from attacked Japanese-owned oil tanker US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy explosives expert: Investigators have recovered fingerprints, hand print from attacked Japanese-owned oil tanker. The post US Navy explosives expert: Investigators have recover...
2019-06-19 15:51

US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines US NAVY 5th FLEET BASE NEAR FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack on Japanese-owned oil tanker ‘bears a striking resemblance’ to Iranian mines. The post US Navy expert: Limpet mine used in attack...
2019-06-19 15:51

| Key dates in race to become next British PM and beyond Nominations close Monday for the leadership of Britain's governing Conservative Party, with the eventual winner set to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
2019-06-10 12:34

From the archive: is British TV the best in the world? From apartheid South Africa to Australia, the US and Japan, Peter Batty finds little to match public service television at home in 1975The cover line for the Observer Magazine of 8 June 1975, ‘Is British TV the best in the world?’, is an argument by ...
2019-06-02 08:34

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 27 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-27 05:51

British PM May in peril over Brexit on EU election day Prime Minister Theresa May was under intense pressure to name a date for her departure after her final Brexit gambit failed, overshadowing a European election that will show a United Kingdom still riven by divisions over its EU divorce....
2019-05-23 10:51

Win a money-can't-buy British GT experience at the Silverstone 500! We've teamed up with the British GT Championship to offer you a once-in-a-lifetime experience at its most prestigious event - the Silverstone 500 - on June 9...
2019-05-29 20:17

F1: British Grand Prix – live! British GP latest from Silverstone, green light 2.10pm BSTNew Zealand v England: Cricket World Cup final – live!Djokovic v Federer: Wimbledon men’s singles final – live!And you can mail Simon or tweet him with your thoughts 2.49pm BST Lap 23 of 52: L...
2019-07-14 15:51

The British Grand Prix was bonkers -- and it could have been even better The British Grand Prix had everything you could want from an F1 race, even though a midrace safety car cut a lot of the entertainment short. A look at the main talking points from the best race in recent memory....
2019-07-15 01:34

The best British press photography – in pictures The Assignments exhibition is an annual chance to see the top images by UK photojournalists, as chosen by the British Press Photographers’ Association. Warning: readers may find some of the images upsetting Assignments runs from 17–19 May at Bargehou...
2019-05-21 14:32

Silverstone to host British GP until at least 2024 Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton's home British Grand Prix will stay at Silverstone for at least the next five years under a new deal announced on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 22:51

Trump says he wishes British ambassador well U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday offered good wishes to Britain's former ambassador to Washington, Kim Darroch, who resigned earlier this week amid a spat with the Republican U.S. president following leaked diplomatic cables....
2019-07-12 17:34

The best budget British bangers to buy before Brexit We might be a bit poorer after leaving the EU, according to some experts. So celebrate or dull the pain of Brexit with our best-of-British bargains At some point in 2019, so we’re told, this wonderful country of ours will cut its ties with the EU.  ...
2019-05-21 18:17

F1 "can't exist" without Silverstone's British GP, says Hamilton Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton believes Formula 1 could not exist without Silverstone after the venue signed a new deal to keep the British Grand Prix until 2024...
2019-07-12 12:34

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 28 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-28 06:34

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 30 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-30 03:51

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
2019-06-12 14:17

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 22 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-22 05:17

Where the heart is: the British at home – in pictures The passionate attachment we have to our homes is part of our cultural identity. Britain’s homes are places where individual, social and cultural identities are exposed, and where submission to – or opposition of – the norm is revealed• Home Sweet Ho...
2019-07-02 09:51

British PM Theresa May announces resignation Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister. She'll stay as prime minsiter until a new party leader is chosen. (May 24)  ...
2019-05-24 12:51

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 29 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-05-29 04:34

Huawei Gets Kicked in the Teeth by the British The U.K. is a bellwether for the 5G mobile handset market, so the decision by two of its biggest operators not to offer Huawei phones is a real blow....
2019-05-22 16:00

Former British PM warns of Brexit crisis for Queen Former UK premier John Major has said he would challenge in court any move to force through a "no-deal" Brexit by suspending parliament. Major warned it could drag Queen Elizabeth II into a "constitutional controversy."...
2019-07-10 13:00

| Boris Johnson launches campaign to become next British PM Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Theresa May as Britain's prime minister, launched his digital campaign to become the Conservative Party leader, coinciding with the visit of "friend" Donald Trump....
2019-06-03 14:34

Johnston says British Supersport season key to Isle of Man TT win Lee Johnston believes competing in the British Supersport Championship in 2019 was a key step in securing his maiden Isle of Man TT win, having "underachieved" previously...
2019-06-04 14:17

F1 poised to announce British GP at Silverstone has been saved • F1 will reveal Silverstone contract extension on Wednesday• Sunday’s race set to be last unless new arrangement foundFormula One is expected to announce that the British Grand Prix has been saved at a news conference scheduled for Wednesday afterno...
2019-07-10 12:51

Trump says Boris Johnson would do a ‘very good job’ as British PM Donald Trump today throws his weight behind Boris Johnson to be Britain’s next PM — and reveals other Tory leadership hopefuls have also begged for his backing. The US President spoke glowingly of the ex-Foreign Secretary in a world exclusive intervi...
2019-06-01 17:00

"UK Going Through Political Nervous Breakdown," Says Ex-British Spy Chief Britain is having a political nervous breakdown and is taking a huge risk as it prepares to leave the European Union after a divisive referendum, a former senior UK intelligence official said on......
2019-07-07 08:17

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 2 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-02 06:00

U.S.-British Relationship Sounding More Testy Than ‘Special’ President Trump’s harsh words for a British ambassador and for the prime minister have some wondering what a post-Brexit Britain can really count on from its longtime ally....
2019-07-10 08:34

Four British nationals arrested in eastern China Four British nationals have been arrested in eastern China, the British Embassy in Beijing said Friday, amid escalating diplomatic tension between the two countries....
2019-07-12 12:00

Three British climbers among group of eight missing in Himalayas Indian search team sent to find climbers, including Americans and Australian, on Nanda Devi amid signs of avalancheAt least three people from the UK, as well as two from the US and an Australian woman, are reported to be among a group of eight climbe...
2019-06-02 07:17

Ken Buchanan is the greatest British boxer of all-time On Ken Buchanan's birthday, Mickey Vann names the lightweight great ahead of Lennox Lewis as the best British fighter in history The post Ken Buchanan is the greatest British boxer of all-time appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-28 22:51

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 19 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-19 03:51

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-05 07:00

UK's May Will Still Be PM When Trump Visits In June: British Minister Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday that Theresa May would still be prime minister when U.S. President DonaldTrumpvisits Britain in early June....
2019-05-23 15:51

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 4 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-04 04:51

Cuadrilla to restart fracking at British site British shale gas company Cuadrilla said on Thursday it would restart fracking at its Preston New Road site in Britain in the third quarter of 2019 and plans to use a thicker fracking fluid to help reduce earth tremors....
2019-07-11 19:34

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-10 04:34

Verstappen says Vettel apologised for British GP collision Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen says Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel apologised to him immediately after the British Grand Prix for their collision during the race...
2019-07-14 20:34

Bottas thought a one-stop British GP was "out of the question" Valtteri Bottas thought making one-stop was "out of the question" in the Formula 1 British Grand Prix was possible, after losing out to team-mate Lewis Hamilton in the pit stops...
2019-07-14 20:34

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 9 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-09 04:51

Silverstone poised for new deal ahead of British GP The endangered British Grand Prix at Silverstone looks set to stay on the Formula One calendar with hopes rising that a new deal will be announced before this weekend's race....
2019-07-09 07:17

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 18 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-18 03:34

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 11 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-11 06:00

Blood and thunder at sea: British veteran remembers D-Day Seventy-five years ago, a young British sailor stood on the bridge of a warship, its gun barrels pointing out to the coast of France and watched the devastation being rained down on a country he......
2019-05-27 08:17

Hamilton takes record sixth British GP win Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton hailed his home fans after celebrating a record sixth British Grand Prix win on Sunday and stretching his lead over luckless Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas to 39 points....
2019-07-14 18:17

Daniel Ricciardo: one-on-one with F1 star ahead of British GP Ricciardo talks about this season’s troubles, what he hopes to achieve before retiring and how he likes to detach himself from the motoring scene Ahead of next weekend’s British Grand Prix at Silverstone, a number of drivers on the grid found themse...
2019-07-09 13:51

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 8 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-08 07:17

British health minister Hancock will stand to be next PM British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate to say they would run to replace Theresa May as prime minister....
2019-05-25 11:34

UK has agreed an indemnity for British Steel receiver: PM May Britain has granted an indemnity to the official receiver handling the collapse of British Steel, the country's second largest steel producer, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 15:51

British Steel collapses but will trade in administration The UK's second-largest steel maker has been battling a financial crunch over the past year. A court has now ordered its liquidation, leaving thousands of workers staring at job losses....
2019-05-23 06:17

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-01 05:34

They Tried Pot, Snorted Coke, Smoked Opium. One May Be Next British PM This is a story about Tories, Conservative party leaders, doing drugs, and wanting to be prime minister. Presumably few of the 10 contenders selected Monday night by party members in Parliament want......
2019-06-12 12:17

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-12 03:51

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 5 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-05 04:00

British PM May expected to announce date of her departure British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected on Friday to announce the date of her departure, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal....
2019-05-24 09:17

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 16 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-16 05:34

EE keeps Huawei in first British 5G network but halts handsets Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said on Wednesday its 5G network would rely on equipment made by China's Huawei, at least for the first few years, as it announced plans to switch on the next-generation services on May 30....
2019-05-22 20:34

British PM May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday said she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal....
2019-05-24 11:34

Alan Turing to be face of new British banknote LONDON — Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50-pound note, the Bank of England announced Monday. Governor Mark Carney said Turing, who did groundbreaking work on computers and artificial intelli...
2019-07-15 23:34

Trump says he feels bad for British Prime Minister May U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he felt bad for British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said on Friday she would quit after failing to deliver Brexit....
2019-05-24 19:00

British eco researcher dies after yacht capsizes A British eco researcher died off the coast of South Africa when the yacht she was aboard was slammed by a furious storm. Sara King, 34, was sailing to Madagascar to research plastic pollution Monday afternoon when the vessel began to capsize about 2...
2019-07-03 17:51

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 15 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-15 06:51

British Ambassador To US Quits After Row Over Trump Remarks Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said on Wednesday he was resigning after drawing US President Donald Trump's ire for criticising his administration in leaked confidential cables to......
2019-07-10 16:17

British retailer Tesco scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading and growth of discounters has hit the retailer's bottom line....
2019-05-31 19:17

8 Chic Ways To Have The Perfect British Summer From the destination restaurant to visit in Cornwall to the homegrown beauty products to keep on hand, consider this your step-by-step guiding to making the most of every lazy, hazy, crazy day of summer – without the hassle of airport security...
2019-06-29 13:17

Bottas pips Hamilton to British GP pole "Valtteri Bottas won a battle of Mercedes team mates to deny Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton a fifth successive British Grand Prix pole position on Saturday."...
2019-07-13 16:51

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 7 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-07 04:51

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 12 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-12 06:00

British PM May could meet Russia's Putin at G20: The Times Prime Minister Theresa May is considering a face-to-face meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at this month's G20 summit in Japan in an effort to begin a thaw in relations before a new British leader comes to power, The Times newspaper repor...
2019-06-17 08:51

Historical war crimes: an amnesty for British soldiers? Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has promised to introduce a ‘presumption against prosecution’ on historical prosecutions for military veterans. Samira Shackle looks back at the collapse of the investigation into abuse allegations in Iraq, while Cons...
2019-05-30 09:00

| Candidates face first cull in battle to be British PM The 10 candidates running to replace Britain's outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May face the first round of voting - when at least one will get the chop....
2019-06-13 16:34

Leclerc fastest in final British GP practice "Charles Leclerc led team mate Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari one-two in final practice for the British Grand Prix on Saturday with Formula One championship leader Lewis Hamilton third for Mercedes."...
2019-07-13 15:34

Adorable photos of the British royal babies Who doesn't love the royal babies? We've rounded up some of the cutest photos of the kids in the British royal family.        ...
2019-05-21 17:34

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - June 6 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-06-06 05:51

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 10 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-10 06:34

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 3 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy....
2019-07-03 03:00

Bottas leads Hamilton in British GP practice Valtteri Bottas kept Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton off the top of the timesheets in practice for the Formula One leader's home British Grand Prix on Friday, with Ferrari emerging as best of the rest....
2019-07-12 19:51

British marketplace Soda Says invades the U.S. with sex toys Beware of the British invasion of the sex toys. Okay, maybe it's not that dire. But Soda Says, a sex toy maker and marketplace, is expanding into the U.S.Read More...
2019-05-29 15:51

Kelly and Benn appear set for all-British clash at welterweight British welterweights Josh Kelly and Conor Benn remain on a collision course following Benn's latest victory at York Hall The post Kelly and Benn appear set for all-British clash at welterweight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-22 16:01

| Trump calls British ambassador to US 'a very stupid guy' President Donald Trump has called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables describing Trump as "inept"....
2019-07-09 20:34

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
2019-05-21 22:51

Sainz's British GP qualifying lap "snowballed into a disaster" McLaren Formula 1 driver Carlos Sainz Jr says his qualifying effort for the British Grand Prix "snowballed into a disaster" as he was consigned to 13th on the grid...
2019-07-14 04:00

'We need a British motor show to inspire the next generation' Opinion 18 May, 2019 A British motor show is needed to help educate and inspire the future generations interested in the car industry, says Mike Rutherford...
2019-05-21 20:51

British cigarettes, a body in the road: memories of D-Day It is the sounds and smell of war that are indelibly imprinted in the memory of Yves Faucon, who was 12 when allied troops landed in Normandy and set about driving Nazi Germany's forces out of France....
2019-05-28 12:17

Trump: U.S. will no longer deal with British ambassador President Donald Trump said he will no longer deal with Britain's ambassador to the United States following a leak of documents that showed the diplomat insulting the Trump administration....
2019-07-09 20:34

Hamilton critical of British GP fixture clashes Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton would like more of the limelight on a crowded sporting Sunday that could see the Mercedes driver win his home British Grand Prix for a record sixth time....
2019-07-12 00:51

Koepka at British Open with a local lad as his caddie Brooks Koepka's biggest asset during this year's British Open won't be in his bag, it'll be on his bag        ...
2019-07-16 15:34

Huawei to Answer Questions on 5G From British Lawmakers on Monday A senior Huawei official will face questions from British lawmakers next week amid an ongoing furore over the role it should play in next-generation 5G telecom networks, the UK parliament said on......
2019-06-08 00:51

U.K. Envoy's Exit Feeds British Worries of Isolation The resignation this week of Britain’s ambassador to Washington under duress has set off a period of self-examination in the U.K. as the nation struggles to find its place in the world ahead of its planned exit from the European Union....
2019-07-11 21:51

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harmful. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
2019-06-15 03:51

Don't Use China In Leadership Bid: Official To British Foreign Secretary British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt should not use China in his campaign to become the next prime minister by "speaking unduly" about the country, its Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after he......
2019-07-11 13:17

Silverstone to host British Grand Prix until at least 2024 The historic circuit's owner has signed a five-year deal with Formula 1 after two years of uncertainty The owners of Silverstone and Formula 1 have signed a deal to keep the British Grand Prix at the historic circuit until at least 2024.  The agreem...
2019-07-11 01:00

British Base jumper dies in Dolomites accident Jean Andre Quemener, 32, from Jersey, is killed in jump from 2,239-metre Sass PordoiA British Base jumper has died in an accident in the Italian Dolomites.Jean Andre Quemener, 32, was reportedly unable to activate his wing suit after jumping from the...
2019-06-12 04:17

Trump tells British PM: we’ll have a very substantial trade deal Donald Trump told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday that the United States would do a very substantial and fair deal with the United Kingdom after Brexit....
2019-06-04 12:34

Migrant stowaways hitch ride with Ferrari to British GP Two migrant stowaways ended up being fast-tracked into the British Grand Prix paddock after clambering on board a truck belonging to a Ferrari Formula One team supplier that was waiting to enter Britain....
2019-07-11 20:00

Sir Jackie Stewart to reunite with 1969 F1 British GP-winning car Sir Jackie Stewart will be reunited with the Matra MS80 he drove to victory in the 1969 Formula 1 British Grand Prix at next month's Silverstone Classic...
2019-06-04 19:00

New Vauxhall Corsa kickstarts rejuvenation of British brand The Corsa gets a new nose, but all Opel-Vauxhall models arriving after this will get a front-end treatment even more reminiscent of the recent GTX concept car ‘Most robust’ new supermini gets PSA Group underpinnings and pure-electric option The ne...
2019-06-04 19:00

| Hamilton ducks controversy, praises British fans Lewis Hamilton did his best to avoid controversy when he ducked comparisons with other drivers and heaped praise on his countrymen ahead of his home British Grand Prix...
2019-07-11 20:34

US star taunts British tea-drinking tradition with celebration The US Women's National Soccer team has caused quite the stir with its celebrations at the Women's World Cup, and Alex Morgan became the latest to milk a goal in Lyon on Tuesday....
2019-07-03 14:51

Iranian Vessels Tried to Block the Passage of a British Ship, the U.K. Says (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Britain said Thursday that three Iranian vessels unsuccessfully tried to impede the passage of a British commercial vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, signaling a further escalation of tensions over a 2015 nucl...
2019-07-11 10:34

Clark to face MPs in British steel industry probe The business secretary‎ and the former owners of British Steel are to be called to give evidence to a parliamentary inquiry with the future of the UK's second-largest producer continuing to hang in the balance....
2019-06-07 19:51

The Latest: Hundreds applaud British veterans in Arromanches OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — The Latest on the 75th anniversary of D-Day (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Hundreds of people have packed the seaside square in the Normandy town of Arromanches to applaud British troops who landed on nearby beaches 75 years ...
2019-06-06 18:00

Trump says British royal Meghan was 'nasty' to him in new interview Donald Trump thinks that Meghan, wife of the British royal Harry, is "very nice" even if she has been "nasty" to him, the U.S. president said in pre-released extracts of a broadcast interview....
2019-06-05 00:34

Rob Lowe, bobby on the beat? The US A-listers who ended up on British TV The West Wing star has a new role as a hard-bitten Miami cop decamping to Lincolnshire, in ITV drama Wild Bill. But he’s not the first American to make the unlikely transatlantic move US television is packed with British actors. They are easy to spot...
2019-06-11 14:51

British Foreign Minister Says EU Willing To Renegotiate Brexit Deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, a contender to replace Theresa May as prime minister, said Sunday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel had indicated the EU was willing to renegotiate the Brexit......
2019-06-09 17:51

British GP: Williams reveals new F1 bargeboard package at Silverstone Williams has arrived at Silverstone with a new bargeboard package for the British Grand Prix, as it seeks to reinvigorate a difficult Formula 1 season at its home race...
2019-07-11 17:51

Poland bestows honor on controversial British philosopher Poland's president has bestowed a prestigious state honor on a conservative English philosopher who has stirred controversy at home with comments about homosexuality, Islamophobia and Jews....
2019-06-04 19:17

British Grand Prix secured with new Silverstone deal Silverstone will continue to host the British Grand Prix, a home race for five times world champion Lewis Hamilton, beyond this weekend as part of a new deal with Formula One announced on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 15:51

Bronze Age British settlement burned down a year after being built The burned remains of a late Bronze age settlement in England capture a slice of Bronze Age life, but the settlement had only just been built before its demise...
2019-06-12 14:17

Gender stereotypes can cause serious harm. Now they're banned from British ads From Friday, advertisements in Britain must not include "gender stereotypes which are likely to cause harm or serious or widespread offense."        ...
2019-06-17 04:00

Hamilton's pace "deteriorated" in Formula 1 British GP qualifying Lewis Hamilton felt it getting "harder and harder" to extract maximum performance in British Grand Prix qualifying as his Mercedes Formula 1 car's pace "deteriorated" compared to team-mate Valtteri Bottas...
2019-07-14 04:00

Donald Trump Calls British Ambassador To US "A Very Stupid Guy" President Donald Trump on Tuesday called the British ambassador to the United States "a very stupid guy," one day after declaring he would cut contact with the diplomat following a leak of cables......
2019-07-09 18:17

British Open: Why Tommy Fleetwood isn’t feeling any pressure PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Based on his performance in the biggest events the past few years, Englishman Tommy Fleetwood has been a player many have expected to break through and win a major championship. But he’s yet to break through. Fleetwood fi...
2019-07-16 06:51

Verstappen: Red Bull's British GP deficit on straights is lower Max Verstappen says his Honda-powered Red Bull is "not too far away on the straights" at the British Grand Prix, as he eyes a second straight Formula 1 victory...
2019-07-14 11:34

British Steel collapses, threatening thousands of jobs LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Insolvency Service says British Steel has been ordered into compulsory liquidation after talks with the government failed to secure a bailout. The move threatens some 5,000 workers employed by the company, with another 2...
2019-05-22 11:51

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the UK? Samira Shackle reports from London....
2019-05-28 03:51

Sir Chris Hoy back to British GT in two races with Ford WEC drivers Sir Chris Hoy will return to British GT and team up with Ford World Endurance Championship drivers in the Multimatic Motorsports Ford Mustang GT4 at Spa and Donington Park...
2019-05-22 13:34

British Gas owner to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges' British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."...
2019-06-19 16:51

British Steel is open to new buyers: UK business minister British Steel, which was forced into liquidation on Wednesday after failing to secure an emergency government loan, is open to new buyers, business minister Greg Clark said on Wednesday....
2019-05-22 15:51

DNA test turns British day laborer into overnight millionaire He went from serf to lord of the manor overnight. A dirt-poor British day laborer inherited a $63 million countryside mansion — thanks to a DNA test that proved he was the son of a late aristocrat. Jordan Adlard-Rogers was struggling to pay his bills...
2019-05-22 02:51

Australian jailed to 10 years over British backpacker rape SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian man who kidnapped and repeatedly raped a British backpacker during a monthlong ordeal in the country’s Outback has been jailed for 10 years. Marcus Allyn Keith Martin had pleaded guilty in the District Court of Cairn...
2019-05-29 06:00

British PM May raises Hong Kong protests with China's Hu British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the continuing protests in Hong Kong, a former British colony, in a meeting at her office with China's vice premier Hu Chunhua on Monday, her spokesman said....
2019-06-17 21:51

Fight For British PM Job Now Between Boris Johnson And Jermy Hunt Fervent Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson and foreign minister Jeremy Hunt emerged on Thursday as the only two candidates left in the race to become British prime minister, with the flamboyant Johnson......
2019-06-21 03:00

Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar debuts at British GP Aston Martin Valkyrie runs at the British Grand Prix Aston's 1160bhp multi-million-pound hypercar has been driven in anger during the British Grand Prix weekend The new 1160bhp Aston Martin Valkyrie hypercar has run in public for the first time at...
2019-07-13 20:34

British Museum 'has head in sand' over return of artefacts Authors of major report accuse institution of hiding from issue of looted colonial-era objectsThe authors of an influential report on colonial-era artefacts, which recommended a restitution programme to transfer hundreds of items from European instit...
2019-06-21 20:34

Theresa May To Ask British Lawmakers To Vote On Second Brexit Referendum British Prime Minister Theresa May said her government will include in her Withdrawal Agreement Bill a requirement for Members of Parliament (MPs) to vote on whether to hold another Brexit referendum....
2019-05-21 19:51

Bottas denies Hamilton his home British GP pole Valtteri Bottas beat crowd favourite and Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton by the blink of an eye on Saturday to deny his Mercedes team mate a fifth successive British Grand Prix pole position....
2019-07-13 23:51

British Gas and SSE to purge petrol and diesel from fleets by 2030 Two of big six energy companies sign up to pledge organised by the Climate GroupTwo of Britain’s biggest energy suppliers are accelerating the drive towards greener vehicles by pledging to replace their existing fleet of vans with all-electric models...
2019-07-08 04:17

French giant wades into British Steel auction A French engineering giant has joined the battle for control of the UK's second-biggest steel producer with an approach to buy ‎part of the ailing company that is attracting scrutiny from pensions watchdogs....
2019-06-22 16:34

Wolff surprised by Mercedes front row lockout at British GP Mercedes Formula 1 team boss Toto Wolff said he was 'surprised' to see Valtteri Bottas and Lewis Hamilton claim the front row in qualifying for the British Grand Prix...
2019-07-14 04:00

| Brexit debate draws newcomers into British politics With no previous political experience, Jessica Simor and James Wells are both candidates in the upcoming European elections for rival parties born out of the divisive Brexit debate that is shaking up politics in Britain....
2019-05-22 00:51

Tiger Woods gets first look at Royal Portrush for British Open Tiger Woods took in all 18 holes at Royal Portrush, which will play host to the British Open for the first time since 1951, for a practice round.       ...
2019-07-14 18:17

Can you guess the British city from the vintage travel poster? Leeds or Llandudno? Can you tell these popular destinations from their marketing material?Which city or town is this?BournemouthBrightonBognorWhich city or town is this?PortsmouthNewcastleGlasgowWhich city or town is this?NorwichNottinghamNewportWhic...
2019-05-22 19:17