Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker; U.S. seeks to hold it

Credit: Reuters India- Published on August 16, 2019
Britain's Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided on Thursday to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not immediately indicate when or if the ship would set sail after the United States launched a new, last-minute legal bid to hold it.

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Published on August 19, 2019 -  01:25
Iranian tanker caught in a standoff with the West heads to Greece, shipping data shows
The Iranian tanker caught in a standoff between Tehran and the West was sailing to Greece on Monday after leaving Gibraltar, shipping data showed, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further. Mia Womersley reports.

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