People walk in Valiasr Street in Tehran on Wednesday. Reuters
Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz was a “legal measure,” the spokesman for the republic’s government said on Monday.
The vessel was impounded with its 23 crew members aboard at the port of Bandar Abbas after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized it in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday.
Britain on Saturday denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" and rejected Tehran's explanation that it seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident.
President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of condolences to Sultan of Brunei Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’Izzaddin Waddaulah on the death of his son Prince Haji 'Abdul 'Azim.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has donated 8.8 tonnes of medical supplies to Syria to aid the country's fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, state media reported.
In a statement, coalition spokesman Colonel Turki Al Malki said that Coalition Forces destroyed the drone which was "systematically and deliberately" targeting civilians in the southern region of the Kingdom.