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Tag Archives: Strait of Hormuz

Iran plans oil exports from the Gulf of Oman

DUBAI: Iran plans to export oil from a port on its Gulf of Oman coast by March, the president said, a shift that would avoid using the Strait of Hormuz shipping route that has been a focus of regional tension for decades. Tensions have spiked between Tehran and Washington since ...

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Royal Navy to escort UK-flagged ships in Gulf strait

Britain ordered its navy to escort UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz after Iranian soldiers seized a tanker in the flashpoint entrance to the Gulf. “The Royal Navy has been tasked to accompany British-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz, either individually or in groups, should sufficient notice be ...

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Theresa May to hold emergency meeting on seized oil tanker

LONDON: Outgoing UK Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a meeting of Britain’s emergency committee on Monday to discuss Iran’s seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker, AFP reported, citing May’s office. “As well as receiving the latest updates from ministers and officials, the… meeting will discuss the maintenance of the ...

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Iran seize British-flagged tanker in Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN: Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they had seized a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz for breaking “international maritime rules” as tensions mount in the highly sensitive waterway. Britain, however, said Iran had seized two ships in the Gulf, with British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warning of ...

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