1. Newsdeck: U.K. Navy Intervenes After Iran Tries to Stop British Oil Tanker  Daily Maverick
  2. Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker  SowetanLIVE Sunday World
  3. Captain, chief officer of seized Iranian tanker arrested in Gibraltar  Al Jazeera English
  4. Mary Dejevsky: The dream of 'Global Britain' shrunk before it even began  The Independent
  5. How can Britain take on Iran when our Navy is so much diminished?  Telegraph.co.uk
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The incident marks an escalation in a row that started after U.K. forces seized a tanker off Gibraltar earlier this month that was suspected of carrying Iranian oil to SyriaThe incident marks an escalation in a row that started after U.K. forces seized a tanker off Gibraltar earlier this month that was suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria

U.K. navy intervenes as Iran tries to stop British oil tanker from leaving Persian Gulf | National Post

The incident marks an escalation in a row that started after U.K. forces seized a tanker off Gibraltar earlier this month that was suspected of carrying Iranian oil to SyriaThe incident marks an escalation in a row that started after U.K. forces seized a tanker off Gibraltar earlier this month that was suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria

U.K. navy intervenes as Iran tries to stop British oil tanker from leaving Persian Gulf | National Post

Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a U.K. navy warship, the U.K. government said on Thursday.Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a U.K. navy warship, the U.K. government said on Thursday.

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“Iran has long been secretly “enriching,” in total violation of the terrible 150 Billion Dollar deal made by John Kerry and the Obama Administration. Remember, that deal was to expire in a short number of years. Sanctions will soon be increased, substantially!”

Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "Iran has long been secretly “enriching,” in total violation of the terrible 150 Billion Dollar deal made by John Kerry and the Obama Administration. Remember, that deal was to expire in a short number of years. Sanctions will soon be increased, substantially!"

“Britain says it thwarted Iranian vessels from interfering with its tanker in the Strait of Hormuz https://t.co/WTad55BXtM”

Yashar Ali 🐘 on Twitter: "Britain says it thwarted Iranian vessels from interfering with its tanker in the Strait of Hormuz https://t.co/WTad55BXtM"

“Interesting insight from former Royal Navy sailor who was based in Bahrain - the incident involving a British tanker and Iranian boats is the kind of ‘flash in the pan’ interaction that happens fairly regularly in Gulf - just has coverage now given tensions #r4today”

Tom Bateman on Twitter: "Interesting insight from former Royal Navy sailor who was based in Bahrain - the incident involving a British tanker and Iranian boats is the kind of ‘flash in the pan’ interaction that happens fairly regularly in Gulf - just has coverage now given tensions #r4today"

IRAN could escalate tensions with the rest of the world even further by blocking the Strait of Hormuz in an effort to disrupt global trade flows, a Middle East expert has warned. IRAN could escalate tensions with the rest of the world even further by blocking the Strait of Hormuz in an effort to disrupt global trade flows, a Middle East expert has warned.

Iran threat: Tehran's plan to close Strait of Hormuz as tensions soar | World | News | Express.co.uk

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The British navy said Thursday it stopped three Iranian paramilitary vessels from disrupting the passage of a British oil tanker through the Strait of Hormuz in a brief but tense standoff stemming from the U.K.'s role in seizing an Iranian supertanker a week earlier.The British navy said Thursday it stopped three Iranian paramilitary vessels from disrupting the passage of a British oil tanker through the Strait of Hormuz in a brief but tense standoff stemming from the U.K.'s role in seizing an Iranian supertanker a week earlier.

Britain says Iranian vessels tried to block tanker in Gulf | CP24.com

(Bloomberg) -- The British Navy intervened to stop Iran from blocking a BP Plc oil tanker, the U.K. government said, in the latest evidence that merchant shipping is becoming increasingly embroiled in the wider confrontation with the Islamic Republic.The BP-operated British Heritage, which can carry(Bloomberg) -- The British Navy intervened to stop Iran from blocking a BP Plc oil tanker, the U.K. government said, in the latest evidence that merchant shipping is becoming increasingly embroiled in the wider confrontation with the Islamic Republic.The BP-operated British Heritage, which can carry

U.K. Navy Intervenes After Iran Tries to Stop British Oil Tanker

On Wednesday, a Pentagon official claimed a British tanker in the Persian Gulf had been approached by five Iranian boats before being driven off by the tanker’s frigate escort. However, Iranian authorities deny encountering any foreign ships in the last 24 hours, and little of the rest of the story makes any sense, either.On Wednesday, a Pentagon official claimed a British tanker in the Persian Gulf had been approached by five Iranian boats before being driven off by the tanker’s frigate escort. However, Iranian authorities deny encountering any foreign ships in the last 24 hours, and little of the rest of the story makes any sense, either.

Alleged IRGC Attack on UK Tanker Makes Little Sense for Tehran - Sputnik International

The UK’s Ministry of Defence has revealed three boats belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards tried to seize an Isle of Man-flagged tanker yesterday, which was transiting the Strait of Hormuz, in an apparent retaliation for British armed forces taking an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, in Gibraltar earlier this month. BP Shipping tanker  was crossing […]

BP tanker targeted by Iranians - Splash 247

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said on Thursday (Jul 11) it was discussing military escorts for vessels in the Gulf one day after armed Iranian boats ...WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said on Thursday (Jul 11) it was discussing military escorts for vessels in the Gulf one day after armed Iranian boats ...

US plans Gulf naval escorts after Iranians menace UK oil tanker - CNA

“Now an action that does not need ability but some stupidity has been carried out by them.”

Britain, US will regret detaining Iran's oil tanker: Revolutionary Guards - World - DAWN.COM

A Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today. The military clash took place late evening, local time, yesterday when three Iranian vessels, believed to be manned by forces from Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps, were spotted speeding towards the BP-operated BritishA Royal Navy frigate trained its guns on three Iranian boats seeking to force an oil tanker off its route through the Strait of Hormuz, it emerged today. The military clash took place late evening,

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose trains guns on Iranian ships trying to divert British tanker in Gulf | London Evening Standard

Mission would provide military escorts for commercial vessels moving though strategic waterway, reviving 1987-1988 effort to protect Kuwaiti ships from Iranian harassmentMission would provide military escorts for commercial vessels moving though strategic waterway, reviving 1987-1988 effort to protect Kuwaiti ships from Iranian harassment

US may form joint naval force in Gulf to combat tanker troubles | The Times of Israel

The Revolutionary Guards said there had been no confrontation with foreign ships, including from the UK, in the past 24 hours, the semi-official Fars news reported.The Revolutionary Guards said there had been no confrontation with foreign ships, including from the UK, in the past 24 hours, the semi-official Fars news reported.

Iran tries to seize British tanker in Persian Gulf: Report | world news | Hindustan Times