Posts Tagged ‘seized’

RED FLAG Gun Laws: Connecticut Man’s Firearms Seized Because His SON Shared a Meme on Facebook

By Cat Ellis Due to the recent mass shootings, there is a major push for so-called “red flag” gun laws at both the state and federal levels. These laws are the latest tool for gun control advocates to confiscate guns from people based upon only tips and suspicion. No crime has to be committed to trigger […]

Gibraltar Judge Rules To Release Seized Iranian Tanker

Update (1020ET): As expected a Gibraltar judge has agreed to release the seized Iranian oil tanker, Grace 1 (which was allegedly shipping 2.1m barrels of crude to Syria, breaching EU sanctions). As Gibraltar Chronicle reports, the decision to release the ship was taken hours after the US reportedly launched a separate last-minute legal move to […]

US tries to stop Gibraltar’s planned release of seized Iranian supertanker

The US Justice Department made itself part of the high-profile case on Thursday, when it requested that a Gibraltar court seize the supertanker Grace 1, a government spokesman confirmed to local media. The tiny British overseas territory in southern Spain was set to release the vessel this morning, but the US move effectively postponed the […]

Food Shipment Destined For Venezuela Seized Due to US Blockade

By teleSUR Aerial view of the new Panama Canal expansion project on the outskirt of Colon City. | Photo: Reuters The ship was seized in the Panama canal according to the Venezuela government. Venezuela’s Vicepresident Delcy Rodriguez denounced Wednesday that a ship containing 25 thousand tons of soy-made products has been seized in the Panama […]

4.5 TONS of cocaine valued at €1bn seized in record-breaking drug bust in Germany

The container was traveling to the Netherlands from Uruguay and was supposed to be full of soybeans. But German customs agents in the port city of Hamburg instead discovered copious amounts of coke inside. The drug was compressed into 4,200 packages concealed in more than 200 black duffel bags. Germany’s customs service said the estimated […]

Captain of Iranian-operated ship seized by UK says British marines used ‘excessive force’

Press TV – The captain of an Iranian-operated supertanker that has been seized by the UK says British marines used excessive force while detaining the vessel in the Strait of Gibraltar off Spain. Speaking anonymously to the BBC on Tuesday, the captain, an Indian national, said he received a radio call for police to board […]

Russian embassy says met with Russians on seized tanker Stena Impero in Iran

Sputnik – The Russian Embassy in Tehran said on Saturday that its diplomats have met with the Russian crew of the UK-flagged tanker Stena Impero that was detained by Iran last week and confirmed that the sailors are in good health and will remain on board for now. The Russian Embassy’s spokesperson, Andrey Ganenko said […]

Liquid meth concealed in 15 snow globes seized by Australian border force

   The Australian Border Force (ABF) announced Tuesday that its officers within the Aviation Goods department seized 15 snow globes that contained more than seven liters of liquid methamphetamine. Worth upwards of $1 million AUD, the drug shipment was flagged by officials after the snow globes underwent X-ray scans. A statement from the agency indicates […]

UK sends mediator to Iran for release of seized oil tanker: Official

Tasnim – The UK government has sent a mediator to Iran to discuss ways to free a British-flagged tanker seized by the Islamic Republic last week, the head of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei’s office said on Wednesday. In a speech in Tehran on Wednesday, Hojatoleslam Mohammad Mohammadi-Golpayegani hailed a recent […]

Senior MP calls on UK to free ‘illegally-seized’ Iranian tanker in Gibraltar

MNA – A senior reformist lawmaker asked the UK to immediately free the Iranian oil tanker which was illegally seized in Gibraltar on July 4. “I, as the head of Iran-England parliamentary friendship group, tell the UK foreign secretary that you illegally seized the Iranian vessel upon US order. But we seized the English vessel […]

New Video Shows IRGC Commandos Fast-Roping To Deck Of Seized Oil Tanker

update: Earlier Iran released footage of the detained British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, but hours after the first images were revealed, more video was aired on Iranian state TV, this time showing the dramatic IRGC military raid on the vessel. Iranian special forces troops fast-roped down to the deck via helicopter while IRGC boats circled near the […]

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 https://www.veteranstoday.com/2019/07/12/the-mystery-of-the-seized-iranian-supertanker-duff-on-press-tv/ Related Posts Iran supertanker release proves country’s international might: Military chief Iran’s top military commander says the release of the Iranian-operated Adrian Darya […]

Iran Calls on UK to Immediately Release its Seized Supertanker – Reports

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said that Iran is calling on Britain to release its oil tanker immediately. “This is a dangerous game and has consequences … the legal pretexts for the capture are not valid … the release of the tanker is in all countries’ interest … Foreign powers should leave the region […]

JPMorgan Ship Seized by US Customs After $1.3 Billion Worth of Cocaine Found on It

US authorities have seized a ship owned by JP Morgan containing $1.3 billion of cocaine on it. A few weeks ago, 18,000 kilos of cocaine was seized from a container ship at a Philadelphia port after having stopped in Colombia, Chile, Peru, Panama and the Bahamas. The Gayane is the world’s second-largest container ship – operated […]

British Oil Tanker Seeks Shelter Over Fears It Could Be Seized By Iran

After a former IRGC commander exhorted his government to take a British oil tanker hostage following the seizure by Royal Marines last week of a vessel hauling Iranian crude, an oil tanker run by British Petroleum is sheltering in the Persian Gulf over fears it could soon be seized by Iran in a tit-for-tat response, […]

Iran: Oil tanker seized by UK not bound for Syria

… from Press TV, Tehran [ Editor’s Note: A new twist today in the British seizure of the Iranian super tanker. Spain says it was grabbed in international waters, not in those under Gibraltar jurisdiction as Spain does not recognize Britain’s claim to the island. If Iran wanted to send oil to Syria it would […]

Iran denies oil tanker seized by UK was headed for Syria

Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday that the Iranian supertanker was traveling in international waters near Gibraltar because its large cargo –two million barrels of oil– prevented the ship from using the Suez Canal. Contrary to claims by the British government, he insisted that the vessel, flying a Panama flag and owned […]

Syrian War Report – July 5, 2019: British Marines Seized Iranian Oil Tanker

…from SouthFront On July 4, a detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria on the belief it was breaching EU sanctions. 30 Royal Marines from 42 Commando were involved in the operation targeting Grace 1 that had sailed from Iran. The operation was made […]

Huawei files lawsuit against US Commerce Department over seized equipment

Huawei Technologies Co Inc filed a lawsuit against the US Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United States, and then back to China, is covered by Export Administration Regulations, according to a court filing. The lawsuit is the latest salvo in a battle between the US […]

Elton John Defends Photograph Seized in ‘Child Porn’ Art Raid

This article is a flashback from 2007, long before #PedoGate and #PizzaGate. I’m not sure what it means, but that photo (which I have included below – censored) is very disturbing. Of course, nothing happened to Elton John. Sir Elton John has admitted that an art exhibit seized by police as part of a child […]

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