Tuesday, July 23, 2019
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Official website: Iran says tanker accidents have not affected its oil exports

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran's crude exports have yet to be affected by recent tanker accidents in the Gulf, Iran's oil minister said on Sunday. "Oil tankers and oil exports are one...
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Iran takes the British flag and lifts its flag on the British tanker

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran's Iranian news agency Press TV reported a video showing the Iranian flag being hoisted on a British ship, Stina Empero, which has been seized by the...
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Qatar: We are cautiously following recent developments in the Strait of Hormuz

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Doha expressed its concern about the current events in the Strait of Hormuz, and the previous events affecting maritime navigation regionally and internationally. "The State of Qatar is...
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Hamas delegation holds meetings in Tehran

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A senior delegation from the Hamas movement, led by Deputy Chairman of the Political Bureau of the Movement, Saleh Al-Arouri, met on Sunday with the Chairman of...
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Saudi Arabia frees an Iranian oil tanker after its repair in Jeddah

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Saudi authorities released the Iranian oil tanker Happiness 1, which suffered a technical malfunction in late April and was parked at Jeddah port for repair, Iranian media...
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Iran thanks Saudi Arabia!

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Tehran on Sunday expressed its "appreciation for Saudi efforts" to repatriate the Habans 1 ship which sailed to Jeddah port in May after suffering technical problems. "Iran appreciates...
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Iran says it is ready for any scenario and warns of escalating tensions with...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran's ambassador to Britain urged London on Sunday to contain "internal political forces" he said wanted to escalate tension between the two countries, as Iran held a...
Iran says it is ready for different scenarios after seizure of British tanker

Oman urges Iran to release Stena Impero

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Oman urged Iran on Sunday to release British-flagged Stena Impero, which it seized on Friday, and said it was in contact with all parties to ensure the...
Iran says it is ready for different scenarios after seizure of British tanker

London describes Iran’s detention of the carrier as a “hostile act” and Tehran is...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Britain condemned Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" on Saturday and rejected Tehran's justification that the carrier had been...
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Britain says Iran approached tanker in Omani waters

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A British-flagged tanker seized by Iran approached Iranian security forces when it was in Omani waters and said the action was "illegal interference," Britain told the UN...
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Iran warns Britain of escalation and says crew is okay

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran urged Britain on Sunday to contain "internal political forces" who want to escalate tensions between the two countries following Tehran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker. Britain called...
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Zarif calls for “caution and foresight” with the escalation of tension

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that "caution and foresight" were the only way to ease tension between his country and Britain after Tehran...
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British cargo room: Iran’s detention of the tanker “a clear violation of international law”

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran's seizure of the British flag carrier is "a clear violation of international law" because the tanker was in the territorial waters of the Sultanate of Oman,...
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Timeline – recent developments in confrontation between Iran and the West

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since US sanctions on Iranian oil exports came into full force in May and British naval forces seized a...
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British warship warned Iranian forces against the tanker’s capture

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- A British warship sent a radio signal to warn an Iranian patrol boat of damaging the oil tanker Stina Empero as it passed through the Strait of...
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Putin warns of consequences of Iran-US confrontation

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that the deterioration of relations between Washington and Tehran could harm several countries, including some of Russia's neighbors, and destabilize the situation...
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Iranian ship seized by Riyadh goes to Iran

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Saudi Arabia released on Saturday (July 20th) the Iranian oil tanker "Happiness 1" that it seized on April 30, 2019. The Iranian ship "Happiness 1", belonging to the...
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Five reasons why London is unable to attack Iran

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The interception of the tanker carrying Iranian oil off Gibraltar and, subsequently, the seizure of a British tanker by Iran in the Persian Gulf took place at...
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Top diplomat warns US not to play with Iran

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- In the face of mounting tensions in the Persian Gulf, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has criticized Washington's presence in various regions as a cause of...
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Strait of Hormuz blocked on the British?

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Friday, July 19, the "pirates of his Majesty Elizabeth II" have taken for their rank: just hours after the 30-day extension of the illegal seizure of the...