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Iran Regime Seizes Foreign Oil Tanker With 12 Crew, State Media Says

Iran Regime Seizes Foreign Oil Tanker With 12 Crew, State Media Says

Iran's regime has seized an oil tanker, state news agency Press TV said on Thursday, before later releasing a video purporting to show the tanker.

The Fars news agency, affiliated to the regime's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), said IRGC forces ambushed the tanker, carrying 12 people on board, on Sunday.

Portugal Suspends Visas for Iranians Over Security Reasons

Portugal Suspends Visas for Iranians Over Security Reasons

The government of Portugal has suspended new entry visas for Iranian nationals for unspecified security reasons, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Tuesday, adding the move was not related to bilateral relations between the two countries.

Gibraltar Police Arrest Captain of Iranian Tanker Smuggling Oil to Syria

Gibraltar Police Arrest Captain of Iranian Tanker Smuggling Oil to Syria

Gibraltar police said they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria and have seized documents and electronic devices from the vessel, Reuters reported.

Last week British Royal Marines boarded the tanker off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking EU sanctions by taking Iranian oil to Syria.

Iranian IRGC Boats 'Harass' British Tanker in the Gulf in Violation of International Law

Iranian IRGC Boats 'Harass' British Tanker in the Gulf in Violation of International Law

Five boats believed to belong to the Iranian regime's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them, U.S. officials said. Britain’s Ministry of Defence on Thursday described the Iranian regime's actions as "contrary to international law."

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