The Iranian oil tanker sits anchored in the Strait of Gibraltar, southern Spain, on Saturday. Reuters
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.
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.
The fine imposed on Asian and his family for violating the UAE residency laws.
The ‘Residency’ service facilitates the transactions and procedures required to issue residency visas for members of the community.
The Algerian prosecutor’s office Sunday requested 20-year prison sentences for several former politicians accused of corruption, including two prime ministers who served under ex-president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, local media reported.