Five Iranian IRGC boats unsuccessfully tried to seize a British oil tanker "British Heritage" in the Persian Gulf today, US officials with knowledge of the incident tell @barbarastarrcnn. The Iranians ordered the tanker to change course and stop in nearby Iranian territorial waters

Map. History of Iran conflict

18 July 2019
There are currently five UK-flagged crude oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Hakusan (not visible in the pic, near Kuwait), Atlantic Pioneer, Security, Leonora Kosan, Stena Clear Sky + the freighter Duhallow.6 day ago
There are currently five UK-flagged crude oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Hakusan (not visible in the pic, near Kuwait), Atlantic Pioneer, Security, Leonora Kosan, Stena Clear Sky + the freighter Duhallow.
6 day ago
OPEC: Oil production in Iran fell by 142 thousand barrels per day in June
Hunt: for Grace 1 with Iranian oil in Gibraltar we have applied the European sanctions on Assad regime that used chemical weapons against his people
British Prime Minister spokesman: We will discuss any US request for support of Washington in the Middle East
Spokesman for the British Prime Minister: We are concerned about Iran's attempt to intercept a British oil tanker in the Gulf and call for non-escalation
Spokesman for the British Prime Minister: The detention of the Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar connected to sanctions on Syria, not Iran
Civilians flee border areas between Kurdistan region-Iran as Iranian army intensify its bombardment on Iranian Kurdish parties.
Iranian artillery shelling Iranian Kurdish party bases on Kurdistan region-Iranian border.
Deputy commander of the IRGC: Britain will regret detaining an oil tanker that was carrying Iranian oil
Iranian Revolutionary Guards: We will announce the measures we will take against Britain soon
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister: Moscow is concerned about the situation in the Strait of Hormuz
1 week ago
Britain's Ministry of Defence: "HMS Montrose was forced to position herself between the Iranian vessels and British Heritage and issue verbal warnings to the Iranian vessels, which then turned away."
1 week ago
Britain's Ministry of Defence statement on yesterday's Strait of Hormuz incident: "Contrary to international law, three Iranian vessels attempted to impede the passage of a commercial vessel, British Heritage, through the Strait of Hormuz."
Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny reports of trying to detain a British oil tanker in the Gulf
Five Iranian IRGC boats unsuccessfully tried to seize a British oil tanker "British Heritage" in the Persian Gulf today, US officials with knowledge of the incident tell @barbarastarrcnn. The Iranians ordered the tanker to change course and stop in nearby Iranian territorial waters
A US defense official said Iranian boats had asked the British carrier to stop in Iranian waters but had backed off when it received a warning from a British warship
The @RoyalNavy frigate HMS Montrose issued a warning to the IRGC vessels and an escalation was averted, according to military officials.
US military officials say one of their aircraft has videotaped IRGC boats attempting to divert a British oil tanker into Iran territorial waters.
UK-flagged tanker British Heritage is heading for the Strait of Hormuz, escorted by a warship that (AIS-wise) pretends to be HMS Sutherland, but more likely is HMS Montrose.1 week ago
UK-flagged tanker British Heritage is heading for the Strait of Hormuz, escorted by a warship that (AIS-wise) pretends to be HMS Sutherland, but more likely is HMS Montrose.
US @usunvie: We call on Iran to reverse its recent nuclear steps and cease any plans for further advancements. All @iaeaorg Board members should urge Iran to immediately engage in negotiations toward a peaceful, diplomatic resolution.
Iran President Rouhani delivers a message to Macron his envoy, says the door for diplomacy will not stay open for long
Trump: sanctions on Iran will be increased soon and widely
1 week ago
[email protected]: Iran has long been secretly "enriching," in total violation of the terrible 150 Billion Dollar deal made by John Kerry and the Obama Administration. Remember, that deal was to expire in a short number of years. Sanctions will soon be increased, substantially.
IRGC launching rockets into border areas between KRG and Rojhelat1 week ago
IRGC launching rockets into border areas between KRG and Rojhelat
A Boeing 747 of the Iranian Saha Airlines (EP-SHB), owned by the Iranian Air Force, makes its way from Tehran to Damascus1 week ago
A Boeing 747 of the Iranian "Saha Airlines" (EP-SHB), owned by the Iranian Air Force, makes its way from Tehran to Damascus
Iranian army is bombing 15 villages in Balakayti and Bradost areas, 1 girl killed and 2 her brothers injured their were civilians and hundreds of hectares lands are burning. About 4 hours still is bombing of 2 areas.
Iranian Bombardment Leaves 1 Civilian Killed, 2 Injured in Kurdistan Border Villages
After Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps issued a threat against the PDKI, the IRGC started to target the regions of Berbzin, Sidikan, Dasnia, Telan, Be Qeposhk and Dostana with artillery fire at 12:10 local time.
In Iraq, witnesses say Iranian Revolutionary Guards' artillery attack into Erbil Province has killed one and injured two.
French president's adviser Emmanuel Bonne met Iran's FM @JZarif today on Wednesday in Tehran.1 week ago
French president's adviser Emmanuel Bonne met Iran's FM @JZarif today on Wednesday in Tehran.
1 week ago
International Atomic Energy Agency: Iran's stockpile of enriched uranium reached 213.5 kg while the nuclear deal allows only 202.8 kg
1 week ago
International Atomic Energy Agency: Iran has increased uranium enrichment to 4.5%
Iran's Atomic Energy Agency: We gave Europeans enough time to save the nuclear deal
Iranian artillery bombarding unknown targets in Bradost area, Northern Erbil.
USAF KC-135T GOLD86 heading towards the Persian Gulf1 week ago
USAF KC-135T GOLD86 heading towards the Persian Gulf
Rouhani: If America wants to negotiate it must stop all forms of sanctions and deal with respect and rationality
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