Iranian Boats Driven Off In Attempt To Seize British Tanker
Thursday, 11 July 2019 () (RFE/RL) — U.S. media are reporting that five armed Iranian boats attempted to seize a British tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz but were driven off by a Royal Navy vessel, in a move that followed threats by Iran to capture a British ship.
CNN, citing two U.S. officials, reported late on July 10 that the Iranians...
Jeremy Hunt has said the seizing of a UK-flagged tanker by Iran "raises very serious questions" about the security of British and international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz. The Foreign Secretary,..
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On Wednesday the commercial vessel British Heritage was passing through the Strait of Hormuz when three Iranian boats attempted to impede the British oil tanker,... Eurasia Review Also reported by •Reuters •Seattle Times •Reuters India •New Zealand Herald
Washington (AFP) July 11, 2019
The Pentagon said Thursday it was discussing military escorts for vessels in the Gulf one day after armed Iranian boats... Energy Daily Also reported by •Seattle Times •IndiaTimes •Reuters India