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Iranian Court Hearing Case of UK Oil Tanker

According to Mohammad Rastad, Britain’s ‘Stena Impero’ oil tanker had been captured by the Iranian military forces with a warrant from the Judiciary, and the documents and evidence of the tanker’s violations have been submitted to the court. The judicial authority, namely the court of Bandar Abbas, is hearing the UK tanker’s case and will issue its ruling considering the…

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Security situation in Northern Ireland expected to deteriorate as no-deal Brexit looms

The bombing appears to have been a highly sophisticated trap involving a telephone warning and a hoax device discovered close to where the actual bomb exploded in a follow-up operation. Army bomb disposal officers, who were deployed to the area at the weekend, initially declared the item to be a hoax. But, according to multiple reports, another device exploded on…

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Iran Judiciary Chief: Britain Should Compensate for Seizure of Iranian Oil Tanker

The vessel was seized for quite a long time, which “is not compensated just by releasing it but by making up for the damage” and this compensation “should be received through litigation to give a lesson to all those who violate the international rules,” Rayeesi said, addressing judiciary officials in Tehran on Monday. He added that the Gibraltar High Court’s…

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Iran supertanker release proves country’s international might: Military chief

“The shooting down of an intruding US spy drone and the seizure of the violating British oil tanker and finally, the release of our country’s tanker in Gibraltar, prove the fact that the Islamic Revolution strongly continues on its path to achieve its lofty goals,” Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri said…

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Iran warns US against trying to seize its tanker following release from Gibraltar

“Should this measure be taken or even spoken of, it would constitute a threat against free shipping,” Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi told reporters at a presser on Monday.The Islamic Republic has conveyed “necessary warnings” to American authorities through the official channels at its disposal, especially the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, “not to undertake this wrongheaded action because they will…

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IRGC Commander: Judiciary Should Decide about Freedom of British Tanker

 Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri said that the fate of violator British oil tanker seized in the Iranian waters depends on a decision made by the judiciary. “The violations of the British ship are clear and it has had three violations which should be studied and the Judiciary and the Ports and…

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Ex-IRGC Commander Warns Britain Not to Repeat Piracy against Iranian Tankers

“Releasing Grace-1 was a clear message showing Islamic Iran’s deterrence power to everyone,” Rezayee, now the secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council, wrote on his twitter page on Sunday. He stressed that Iran’s oil cargos should reach their destinations safely, and said, “Britain’s next mistake will receive a more crushing response.” Iranian supertanker Grace 1 was released from detention by Gibraltar…

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Grace 1 renamed to conform to international laws: Iran envoy

Hamid Baeidinejad said on Sunday that Iran renamed Grace 1 to Adrian Darya simply because Panama as the previous flag state of the ship had refused to continue to keep it registered after it was detained in Gibraltar for alleged breach of sanctions on Syria. “Renaming the tanker carrying Iranian oil created this wrong perception for some that the move was…

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French waiter shot dead for not being quick on sandwich

The waiter’s colleagues called police after he was shot in the shoulder with a handgun in the Noisy-le-Grand suburb east of Paris on Friday night, the source said. Attempts to revive the 28-year-old failed and he died at the scene. The gunman, who a witness said lost his temper “as his sandwich wasn’t prepared quickly enough”, fled the scene. Police…

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Director stresses claim about plot to spread AIDS in Africa

Director Mads Brugger had initially intended to look into the mysterious 1961 plane crash that killed the United Nations (UN)’s then-chief, Dag Hammarskjold, in Zambia for his latest film but ended up uncovering another story. While working on his film “Cold Case: Hammarskjold,” Brugger ran into Alexander Jones, a former member of a clandestine paramilitary organization with alleged ties to…

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