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# strait-of-hormuz - Monday 16 September, 2019

Iran seizes suspected fuel smuggling boat as tensions ratchet higher in the Gulf
# Strait Of Hormuz
# Strait Of Hormuz

Iran seizes suspected fuel smuggling boat as tensions ratchet higher in the Gulf

Sep 16th 2019, 2:38 PM 13,290 Views 12 Comments

A naval patrol of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps intercepted the vessel.

# strait-of-hormuz - Friday 19 July, 2019

British oil tanker with 23 crew seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards
# Strait Of Hormuz
# Strait Of Hormuz

British oil tanker with 23 crew seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards

Jul 19th 2019, 7:43 PM 30,470 Views 104 Comments

The operator of oil tanker Stena Impero says it is unable to contact the ship.

# strait-of-hormuz - Friday 21 June, 2019

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected
# Strait Of Hormuz
# Strait Of Hormuz

Airlines reroute flights near Iranian strait but Dublin-Gulf flights remain unaffected

Jun 21st 2019, 2:16 PM 18,507 Views 38 Comments

The changes come amid heightened tensions in the region.

# strait-of-hormuz - Thursday 13 June, 2019

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf
# Strait Of Hormuz
# Strait Of Hormuz

US accuses Iran of being behind attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf

Updated Jun 13th 2019, 8:23 PM 51,194 Views 97 Comments

The suspected attacks come amid spiralling tensions between Tehran and Washington.

# strait-of-hormuz - Monday 23 January, 2012

UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran
# Iran
# Iran

UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:44 PM 992 Views 3 Comments

The IAEA says it is heading to Iran next week to clear up “outstanding substantive issues” with Tehran over its nuclear programme.

# strait-of-hormuz - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Chinese premier stresses need to keep Hormuz open
# Energy
# Energy

Chinese premier stresses need to keep Hormuz open

Jan 18th 2012, 8:54 PM 2,529 Views 5 Comments

Major customer of Iranian oil and gas China stressed the importance of keeping the Strait of Hormuz open – amid threats by Iran to shut the strategic waterway.

# strait-of-hormuz - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Iran welcomes US rescue of sailors from pirates
# Pirates
# Pirates

Iran welcomes US rescue of sailors from pirates

Jan 7th 2012, 5:09 PM 3,799 Views 17 Comments

Iran’s government has called the US Navy’s rescue of 13 Iranian fishermen held by pirates “a positive humanitarian gesture” – but some of the country’s media outlets see things differently.

# strait-of-hormuz - Friday 6 January, 2012

War games: Iran planning further naval drill
# Iran
# Iran

War games: Iran planning further naval drill

Jan 6th 2012, 8:30 AM 1,414 Views 12 Comments

Iranian media reports that naval exercises will be held in the Strait of Hormuz next month.

# strait-of-hormuz - Thursday 5 January, 2012

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute
# Oil
# Oil

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute

Jan 5th 2012, 9:17 AM 1,224 Views 12 Comments

The move will build pressure on Iran, which is already facing a currency crisis and a tense naval standoff with the US.

# strait-of-hormuz - Sunday 1 January, 2012

Iran tests surface-to-air missile
# Iran
# Iran

Iran tests surface-to-air missile

Jan 1st 2012, 5:28 PM 2,882 Views 14 Comments

The country says it performed the test today – amid reports it is a drill for closing waterway should the West block Iran’s oil sales.

# strait-of-hormuz - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press
# Iran
# Iran

Iran may have bluffed US navy – and the world press

Dec 31st 2011, 4:20 PM 4,573 Views 4 Comments

Iran was apparently starting tests with long-range missiles… but propaganda sources are calling it a “media trick”…