Posts Tagged ‘release’

Yemen: Houthis release 350 prisoners including 3 Saudis

The Houthis have today announced that they will release 350 prisoners, including three Saudis, under the supervision of the United Nations as part of a peace initiative. This comes days after an ambush carried out by Houthi forces across the border into Saudi’s Najran province where the movement claimed to have captured […]

British-flagged tanker reaches Dubai port following release from Iran

   The British-flagged oil tanker that was seized by Iran in July has arrived at Dubai’s Port Rashid in the United Arab Emirates, according to ship-tracking websites. The Stena Impero, which had been held off Bandar Abbas for more than two months, started moving out of the Iranian port on September 27 and reached the […]

Playing hostage game like a pro: US demands release of prisoner before Iranian FM can visit cancer-stricken ambassador

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is currently in New York for the UN General Assembly. He was denied permission to visit Iran’s representative to the United Nations, Majid Takht-Ravanchi, who is currently undergoing cancer treatment at a Manhattan hospital. The medical facility is located just outside a small zone in which Zarif and other members […]