The British Royal Navy’s HMS Montrose, a Type 23 Frigate, performing turns during an excercise off Oman. File / Agence France-Presse
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.
Gibraltar refused on Sunday a US request to seize the Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West, as the stationary vessel raised an Iranian flag ahead of its expected departure from the British territory.
Three Iranian vessels tried to block a BP-operated tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the UK government said on Thursday.
Imran will hold discussions with the Saudi leadership over the grave situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) following New Delhi’s illegal and unilateral action of stripping the region of its autonomous status.
A woman who handed a ‘lost child’ to Al Muraqqabat Police Station was complicit in a botched scheme to get rid of him, police revealed on Thursday.
The United Arab Emirates on Thursday announced it has joined International Maritime Security Construct, an international alliance that aims to protect the safety of maritime navigation and international trade.
France on Thursday appeared to dismiss claims by Yemeni Houthi rebels that they were behind an attack on Saudi oil facilities, and said Paris would renew efforts to defuse tensions between the US and Iran at next week’s UN General Assembly.