Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday. Associated Press
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.
“Nine crew members have been released and they will be on their way to India soon,” foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar said.
Iran warned Britain’s next prime minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday that it will “protect” waters of the oil-rich Gulf, amid a standoff between the two countries over the seizure of tankers.
The National Space Strategy 2030 outlines implementation of more than 20 comprehensive programmes and 80 initiatives
Sheikh Mohamed received Putin at Qasr Al Watan, commencing the state visit to the UAE.
Col Al Marri said that a Crime Scene Investigation team responded to a report about a girl who had drowned in her family’s one-metre deep hot tub in the jurisdiction area of Bur Dubai Police Station.