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Gibraltar: British Overseas Territory
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 to Crack Down on Market Manipulation in DLT Sector

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Gibraltar’s minister for digital and financial services, Albert Isola, has announced forthcoming regulations to reduce market manipulation among blockchain firms. In an interview with The Banker..
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Gibraltar encouraged by Spanish 'pragmatism' on post-Brexit ties

Gibraltar is encouraged by Spain's "pragmatism" on its key demand that their mutual border remain fully open after the Brexit transition period expires at the end of 2020, its deputy chief minister..
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar considers joining EU's Schengen open borders area to ease damage from Brexit

Chief minister Fabian Picardo says it did not 'make sense' for the territory to be cut off
Independent - Published

Brexit: UK rules out Gibraltar-EU travel deal

Gibraltar considers joining the Schengen zone to ease travel, but the UK government rejects that.
BBC News - Published

Gibraltar government takes Spain's far-right Vox party to court for inciting hatred

The 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..
Reuters - Published

Police searching for teenage sailor who disappeared 30 years ago find 'bone material' in cemetery

Radio operator Simon Parkes went ashore when HMS Illustrious docked in Gibraltar on 12 December 1986 but never returned
Independent - Published

Simon Parkes: Bone fragments found in missing Royal Navy man hunt

Simon Parkes is thought to have been murdered while he was on shore leave in Gibraltar.
BBC News - Published

Simon Parkes: Police to search cemetery for Navy sailor missing since 1986 in serial killer probe

Eighteen-year-old Simon Parkes vanished in Gibraltar 33 years ago
Independent - Published

Simon Parkes: Cemetery search for remains of missing Royal Navy sailor

Simon Parkes is thought to have been murdered while he was on shore leave in Gibraltar.
BBC News - Published

British ship seized by Iran free to leave, official says

Departure of ship ends months-long standoff sparked by UK capture of Iranian ship near Gibraltar
Independent - Published

Brexit minister says a EU exit deal would help issues like Gibraltar, big corporates

A 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..
Reuters - Published

Iranian tanker held in Gibraltar delivered oil to Syria, says US

The 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..
France 24 - Published

Gibraltar boosts port preparations in case of no deal Brexit

Gibraltar 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..
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar acted in good faith over Adrian Darya 1 tanker release

Gibraltar 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..
Reuters - Published

Britain accuses Iran of selling Adrian Darya 1 tanker oil to Syria

Britain 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..
Reuters - Published

Iran says it has sold oil from tanker released by Gibraltar

Iran 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..
Reuters - Published

US Seeks to Prevent Iranian Tanker Adrian Darya From Off-Loading in Mediterranean Ports

us seeks to prevent iranian tanker adrian darya from off-loading in mediterranean ports
The 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. ......
WorldNews - Published

Interview: Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis talks to FRANCE 24

Ahead 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..
France 24 - Published

Iranian news agency says tanker leased to shipping firms

Iran'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.
Reuters - Published

Iranian news agency says Adrian Darya 1 tanker leased to Revolutionary Guards

Iran'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.
Reuters - Published

Iranian tanker in standoff with US leaves Gibraltar for Greece

An 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..
France 24 - Published

Iran tanker heads to Greece, U.S. warns against helping vessel

An 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..
Reuters - Published

Release of Iranian tanker 'unfortunate': U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo

U.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.
Reuters - Published

U.S. has conveyed its 'strong position' to Greece about Iranian tanker: official

The 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..
Reuters - Published

Iran warns U.S. not to seize newly-freed supertanker

Vessel once known as Grace 1 and renamed Adrian Darya 1, freed by Gibraltar, apparently heading for Greece
CBS News - Published

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt

An 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..
Reuters - Published

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..
Reuters - Published

Iran warns U.S. against seizing released Iranian oil tanker

Iran 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.
Reuters - Published

Iran tanker departs after Gibraltar rejects US demand

iran tanker departs after gibraltar rejects us demand
GIBRALTAR: 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..
WorldNews - Published

Iran tanker row: Detained ship sets sail from Gibraltar

The ship heads into the Mediterranean after Gibraltar rejected a US request to again seize it.
BBC News - Published

Iranian tanker Grace 1 looks to be leaving Gibraltar after international standoff: marine GPS data

The 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..
France 24 - Published

Iranian tanker at center of standoff with West leaves Gibraltar, shipping data shows

The 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..
Reuters - Published

In defiance of US warrant, Iranian oil tanker with Indian crew prepares to leave from Gibraltar

The 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
Firstpost - Published

Iran tanker row: Gibraltar rejects US request to detain ship

The Grace 1 oil tanker is due to leave Gibraltar later on Sunday, Iran's ambassador to the UK says.
BBC News - Published

Gibraltar rejects US pressure, says Iranian oil tanker free to go

gibraltar rejects us pressure, says iranian oil tanker free to go
The 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..
WorldNews - Published

Iran ready to escort Adrian Darya-1 oil tanker in the Gulf: navy commander

Iran 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.
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar says unable to meet U.S. request to seize Iranian tanker

Gibraltar 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.
Reuters - Published


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