Tag: Strait of Hormuz

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May chaired an emergency security session today to discuss how to respond to Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. The meeting of security…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Tracking data shows an oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates traveling through the Strait of Hormuz drifted off into Iranian waters and stopped transmitting its location over…

It was known as the “tanker war.” In 1987, Iran wreaked havoc on global energy supplies moving through the Strait of Hormuz, using mines to attack Kuwaiti oil tankers and eventually triggering direct conflict between…

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ? The U.S. military released a video Friday it said showed Iran?s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the strategic Strait…

BERLIN (AP) — Governments and maritime agencies urged an abundance of caution Thursday for ships operating in the Persian Gulf region after two oil tankers were damaged in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait of…