A Spanish Civil Guard boat sails past Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 in the Strait of Gibraltar on Tuesday. 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.
Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi stressed the importance of voters participating in the Sharjah Consultative Council (SCC) elections, highlighting their important role in promoting the development of government work and community service.
The Sharjah Baby Friendly Office (SBFO) broke a Guinness World Records (GWR) title for ‘Most people in a photo cutout board picture’, with 72 people in one frame.
The annular solar eclipse happens when the Moon covers the Sun’s center, leaving the Sun’s visible outer edges to form a “Ring of Fire” or annulus around the Moon.
Thumbay Hospital – Ajman, the leading academic hospital under Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division, celebrated a significant milestone: the birth of over 60,000 babies at the hospital since its opening in 2002; a record number for the private healthcare sector.