Posts Tagged ‘British Ship’

MiddleEast Crisis: Seizure of British ship was in response to the UK’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker

Iran’s seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials said Saturday, as newly released video of the incident showed Iranian commandos in black ski masks and fatigues rappelling from a helicopter onto the vessel in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The seizure prompted […]

Iranian boats try to seize British oil tanker

Five armed Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats attempted to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf on Wednesday, U.S. news channel CNN reported, with Iran denying the accusation. CNN cited two U.S. officials as saying that the British Heritage tanker was sailing out of the Persian Gulf and was crossing into the […]