Strait Of Hormuz
World  /  Published 04.08.19

Iran seizes Iraqi oil ship, 7 held

Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Persian Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran’s state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power a...
By Vivian Yee, Yonette Joseph and Iliana Magra/New York Times News Service in Beirut

World  /  Published 22.07.19

UK foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt reveals tough Iran actions

The foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt made a statement to the Commons on Monday outlining the tough measures the UK was proposing to take to persuade Iran to release the British-flagged tanker, the Stena ...
By Amit Roy in London

India  /  Published 21.07.19

Kerala sailor on ship seized by Iran

At least one sailor from Kerala is confirmed to be on the Stena Impero, the British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran on Friday with 18 Indian crew members on board.Kochi police’s special branch tol...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

World  /  Published 14.06.19

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks

US President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran’s denials, stoking fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 23.11.19

US general warns of Iran raid in West Asia

The deployment of 14,000 additional American troops to the Persian Gulf region since the spring has probably not dissuaded Iran from planning a major attack on the scale of the recent missile and dron...
By New York Times News Service/Eric Schmitt in Bahrain

World  /  Published 11.07.19

Iran boats ‘tried to block UK tanker’

Three Iranian vessels tried to block a tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz but backed off when confronted by a Royal Navy warship, the British government said on Thursday, raising the stakes i...
By Reuters in London

World  /  Published 21.06.19

Airlines re-route flights after Iran hits US drone

Major airlines from around the world on Friday began re-routing their flights to avoid areas around the Strait of Hormuz following Iran’s shooting down of a US military surveillance drone there, as ...
By AP in Dubai

Business  /  Published 25.07.19

Hormuz heat on crude supply

India on Thursday expressed its concern over the volatility in oil prices following rising tension in the Strait of Hormuz and urged Saudi Arabia to keep the price at reasonable levels. Saudi energy m...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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