Posts Tagged ‘iranian’

Pirate Nation: Why Britain Hijacked Iranian Ship on Behalf of Washington

Tony Cartalucci 21st Century Wire Had Iran openly hijacked a vessel of any nation, for any reason, plying through waters anywhere on Earth, the US and its allies would immediately cite it as a provocation toward war. In fact, even without evidence, suspiciously timed attacks carried out last month on tankers passing through the Persian […]

The UK Must Release the Iranian Tanker; The UAE’s Mission to Tehran

Before Emmanuel Bonne, the special envoy of the French President Emmanuel Macron to Iran, visited President Hassan Rouhani, he promised to deal with the “Grace I” crisis between Iran and the UK. Iran considered the UK confiscation of its supertanker, loaded with two million barrels of oil, an act of unlawful piracy and threatened to retaliate for the […]

Iranian crane vessel released from Kuwaiti port after 10 months: Operator

The private owner of a major Iranian crane vessel says the ship is returning to the country’s southern coasts 10 months after it was illegally “seized” in a Kuwaiti port. Tidewater Middle East Co., the largest Iranian port operator, said on Monday that the vessel, dubbed Arvand Tide 1000, had been released from Kuwait’s […]

UK Says They Will Release Iranian Oil Tanker After Guarantees of Destination

By Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt spoke with his Iranian counterpart, Javad Zarif, over the phone on Saturday. The two discussed the Grace I, the Iranian oil tanker seized by British Royal Marines off the coast of Gibraltar on July 4th. Hunt said in a tweet on Saturday, “Just spoke to Iranian Foreign […]

France sees risk of stumble into US-Iranian conflict

Tensions have risen as Washington has blamed Iran for several attacks on oil tankers and Tehran shot down a US surveillance drone, prompting President Donald Trump to order air strikes that he called off only minutes before impact. Trump withdrew the United States last year from the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers to curb […]

Iranian Tanker Piracy talks: Zarif insists on immediate release, Jeremy Hunt gives conditions

   London vowed to “facilitate” the release of the Iranian oil tanker captured in Gibraltar if Tehran guarantees its destination is not Syria while Iran said it would continue to export oil “under any circumstances.” The UK would agree to set free the Iranian tanker the British marines seized in Gibraltar if Tehran reassures it […]

The Mystery of the Seized Iranian Supertanker, Duff on Press TV

Jonas Alexis – Ian Greenhalgh Kevin Barrett – Bob Nichols Preston James – Michael Shrimpton Carol Duff – Johnny Punish Sami Jadallah – Stuart Littlewood Jack Speer Williams – Gilad Atzmon Steve Robertson Source Article from Related Posts Iran Calls on UK to Immediately Release its Seized Supertanker – Reports Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that Iran is […]

Iranian MPs to hold special meeting on motions to counteract US sanctions

Back in April, the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission decided to table 14 motions as part of a strategy to counter the hostile measures. According to the motions, the administration, ministries, and executive organizations are required to carry out policies to deal with, foil, and publicize the US’ belligerent measures. The chairman of the […]

US treatment of Iranian volleyball team completely illegal: Analyst  

The United States treatment of the Iranian volleyball team at the airport in Chicago is a completely illegal and immoral action, an American writer and political analyst says. Daniel Patrick Welch, a political commentator in Boston, Massachusetts, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Friday. On Monday, Iran denounced the US […]

Iranian ‘pioneer women’ book unveiled in Tehran

July 12, The Iran Project – On the occasion of the national day of children and young adults literature held annually on July 9, the ‘pioneer women’ book was unveiled with a large number of writers, researchers and literary dignitaries in attendance in the capital Tehran. The unveiling ceremony of the book took place at […]

Gibraltar police arrest 2 more officers from detained Iranian tanker

The men detained on Friday are two second mates, both Indian nationals, local daily the Gibraltar Chronicle reports, citing the police. The men have been questioned but have not faced any charges yet, the paper says, adding that they “are assisting police” with its probe. The development follows the arrests of the ship’s captain and […]

Gibraltar police arrest Iranian tanker’s captain, chief officer

Both men were arrested on Thursday afternoon and questioned. Yet, neither of them have been charged so far, the Gibraltar Chronicle reported, citing a police spokesman. The officers also seized documents and electronic devices from the ship. The men, both Indian nationals, are suspected of breaching EU sanctions against Syria, the paper said. Meanwhile, the […]

Is This the Iranian False Flag We Warned You About??

Derrick Broze breaks down the latest news on an oil tanker attack allegedly conducted by Iran. Is there truth to this claim, or is this just another good ol American false flag? Sources: Prepare for a Potential False Flag To Be Blamed on Iran  Trump Says Tanker Attack Has “Iran Written All Over It” […]

Freedom of piracy: US seeks allies to outsource hunt for Iranian oil tankers

The latest out of Washington is that the US is looking to put together a “coalition” that would “ensure freedom of navigation both in the Straits of Hormuz and Bab al-Mandeb,” as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford said on Tuesday. These are the waterways connecting the Persian Gulf to the […]

Egypt denies seizing Iranian oil tanker in Suez Canal

FNA – Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish dismissed Arab media reports claiming that a Ukrainian oil tanker carrying Iran’s oil to Syria has been seized in the Canal. “The Suez Canal Authority is bound to the freedom of international shipping in the Canal and permits all ships to cross the Canal except […]

Member of Iranian Parliament’s Foreign Policy Commission: We’ll Force the West to Back Down

Mokhtar Haddad Tehran – The announcement by the Islamic Republic of Iran to increase its uranium enrichment rate beyond 3.67% has triggered various reactions worldwide. Al-Ahed News sat down with the second deputy chairman of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Mohammad Javad Jamali Nobandegani to discuss the issue. Nobandegani explained that […]

Europe Freaks Out Over Minuscule Iranian Uranium Enrichment

Leave it to CBS News and all the other establishment propaganda mills to spin the obvious. CBS and the others know the Iran nuke deal is a dead letter. Trump refused to honor the agreement while Europe pretends the deal is still valid, mostly because it needs Iranian oil. EU apparatchiks understand all bets are […]

Iranian, Japanese diplomats hold legal consultations

Tasnim – High-ranking diplomats from Iran and Japan held the first round of legal consultations in Tokyo in a bid to boost cooperation in diverse fields, including issues related to international law. The meeting was co-chaired by the director-generals for legal-international affairs at the two countries’ respective foreign ministries. In the talks, the two sides […]

Vincennes Capt. Rogers should return medal for shooting down Iranian Flight 655

Association for Defending Victims of Terrorism’s letter to William Rogers …from ADVT, Tehran, Please click on the link to learn more about them…JD In honor of all the Iranian civilians killed by the USS Vincennes, and noting the ghastly crime of the commander later being decorated for a successful tour. [ Editor’s Note: Iran remembers […]

Piracy on High Seas: US order Britain to Seize Iranian oil heading to Syria

The seizure of two million barrels of Iranian crude oil by British commandos is a blatant act of piracy aimed at provoking Iran into war. Also, confiscation of the supertanker in Britain’s Mediterranean territory of Gibraltar seems aimed at sinking the last chances for the international nuclear accord being upheld. Iran has already warned it […]

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