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Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. It has an area of 6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi) and is bordered to the north by Spain. The landscape is dominated by the Rock of Gibraltar at the foot of which is a densely populated town area, home to over 32,000 people, primarily Gibraltarians.
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Gibraltar considers joining EU's Schengen open borders area to ease damage from BrexitChief minister Fabian Picardo says it did not 'make sense' for the territory to be cut off
Brexit: UK rules out Gibraltar-EU travel dealGibraltar considers joining the Schengen zone to ease travel, but the UK government rejects that.
Gibraltar government takes Spain's far-right Vox party to court for inciting hatredThe government of Gibraltar has filed a criminal complaint against four leaders of Spain's far-right Vox party for "inciting hatred against the people of Gibraltar," the chief minister of the British..
Police searching for teenage sailor who disappeared 30 years ago find 'bone material' in cemeteryRadio operator Simon Parkes went ashore when HMS Illustrious docked in Gibraltar on 12 December 1986 but never returned
Simon Parkes: Bone fragments found in missing Royal Navy man huntSimon Parkes is thought to have been murdered while he was on shore leave in Gibraltar.
Simon Parkes: Police to search cemetery for Navy sailor missing since 1986 in serial killer probeEighteen-year-old Simon Parkes vanished in Gibraltar 33 years ago
Simon Parkes: Cemetery search for remains of missing Royal Navy sailorSimon Parkes is thought to have been murdered while he was on shore leave in Gibraltar.
British ship seized by Iran free to leave, official saysDeparture of ship ends months-long standoff sparked by UK capture of Iranian ship near Gibraltar
Brexit minister says a EU exit deal would help issues like Gibraltar, big corporatesA deal to leave the European Union would help manage issues including the treatment of international business groups and logistics around the British territory of Gibraltar, UK Brexit Minister Stephen..
Iranian tanker held in Gibraltar delivered oil to Syria, says USThe United States has evidence that the Iranian tanker Adrian Darya 1 has transferred its crude oil to the Syrian government, breaking assurances it gave not to sell crude to the country, the US State..
Gibraltar boosts port preparations in case of no deal BrexitGibraltar has extended port facilities to be able to handle more ships carrying goods as part of contingency plans if Britain leaves the European Union without an agreement, the British territory's..
Gibraltar acted in good faith over Adrian Darya 1 tanker releaseGibraltar acted in good faith when it released the Adrian Darya 1 tanker and Iran broke assurances it had given not to sell the crude oil to Syria, the British territory's maritime minister said on..
Britain accuses Iran of selling Adrian Darya 1 tanker oil to SyriaBritain said Iran had sold the oil cargo of tanker Adrian Darya 1 to Syria, breaking assurances it had given over the vessel which had been detained in Gibraltar for a suspected breach of European..
Iran says it has sold oil from tanker released by GibraltarIran has sold the oil from a tanker released by Gibraltar after weeks in the custody of British Royal Marines and the vessel's owner will decide on its next destination, IRIB news agency quoted an..
US Seeks to Prevent Iranian Tanker Adrian Darya From Off-Loading in Mediterranean PortsThe oil-laden Iranian tanker Adrian Darya currently appears to be heading to Turkey after its release from detention off Gibraltar after a five-week standoff. ......
Interview: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis talks to FRANCE 24Ahead of his meeting today with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis sat down with FRANCE 24 to talk about some of the pressing issues confronting..
Iranian news agency says tanker leased to shipping firmsIran's semi-official ILNA news agency said on Wednesday the Adrian Darya 1 tanker, which was released after being detained in Gibraltar, is currently leased to an Iranian shipping company.
Iranian news agency says Adrian Darya 1 tanker leased to Revolutionary GuardsIran's semi-official ILNA news agency said on Wednesday the tanker Adrian Darya 1, which was released after being detained in Gibraltar, is currently leased to the country's elite Revolutionary Guards.
Iranian tanker in standoff with US leaves Gibraltar for GreeceAn Iranian tanker at the centre of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington warned Greece and..
Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vesselAn Iranian tanker at the center of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar, as Washington called the release..
Release of Iranian tanker 'unfortunate': U.S. Secretary of State PompeoU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Monday that it was unfortunate an Iranian oil tanker detained off Gibraltar had been allowed to leave.
U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: officialThe United States has conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government about an Iranian tanker that sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention off Gibraltar and Washington says..
Iran warns U.S. not to seize newly-freed supertankerVessel once known as Grace 1 and renamed Adrian Darya 1, freed by Gibraltar, apparently heading for Greece
Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attemptAn Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that any at U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have..
Iran tanker in standoff with West heads to Greece, Iran warns U.S.An Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West was sailing to Greece on Monday after leaving Gibraltar, and Iran warned against any U.S. move to seize the vessel after the British..
Iran warns U.S. against seizing released Iranian oil tankerIran has warned the United States against any new attempt to seize an Iranian oil tanker in open seas after it left Gibraltar, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on state television on Monday.
Iran tanker departs after Gibraltar rejects US demandGIBRALTAR: The Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a diplomatic dispute has departed from Gibraltar after the British overseas territory rejected a US demand to seize the vessel. According to the..
Iran tanker row: Detained ship sets sail from GibraltarThe ship heads into the Mediterranean after Gibraltar rejected a US request to again seize it.
Iranian tanker Grace 1 looks to be leaving Gibraltar after international standoff: marine GPS dataThe Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel..
Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data showsThe Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West left Gibraltar on Sunday night, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel..
In defiance of US warrant, Iranian oil tanker with Indian crew prepares to leave from GibraltarThe US demand for the tanker's seizure is part of Donald Trump's administration's efforts to intensify the effect of existing Western economic sanctions on both Iran and Syria
Iran tanker row: Gibraltar rejects US request to detain shipThe Grace 1 oil tanker is due to leave Gibraltar later on Sunday, Iran's ambassador to the UK says.
Gibraltar rejects US pressure, says Iranian oil tanker free to goThe government of Gibraltar on Sunday rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained more than a month ago on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions against..
Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf: navy commanderIran is ready to dispatch its naval fleet to escort its Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker, which is currently in Gibraltar, Iran's navy commander said on Sunday.
Gibraltar says unable to meet U.S. request to seize Iranian tankerGibraltar refused a U.S. request to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1 on Sunday, saying it was unable to comply because it was bound by European Union law.