Iran oil tanker pursued by U.S. turns off tracker near Syria

World Sep 4, 2019

Iran oil tanker pursued by U.S. turns off tracker near Syria

An Iranian oil tanker blacklisted and pursued by the U.S. turned off its tracking beacon off the coast of Syria, leading to renewed speculation Tuesday that its oil will end up there, despite earlier assurances it wouldn't. The disappearance of the Adrian Darya 1, formerly ...

Greece says it will not help Iranian tanker to reach Syria

World Aug 21, 2019

Greece says it will not help Iranian tanker to reach Syria

Greece will not provide assistance in delivering oil to Syria to an Iranian tanker now sailing eastward through the Mediterranean, Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis said on Wednesday. "We have sent a clear message that we would not want to facilitate the trafficking of this ...

Gibraltar rejects U.S. demand to detain Iranian oil tanker

World Aug 18, 2019

Gibraltar rejects U.S. demand to detain Iranian oil tanker

Gibraltar on Sunday rejected a U.S. demand to seize an Iranian oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic dispute as it prepared to leave the British overseas territory after weeks of detention. Gilbraltar's government said it could not seek a court order to detain ...

U.S. seeks to seize Iranian tanker Grace 1 in Gibraltar

World Aug 17, 2019

U.S. seeks to seize Iranian tanker Grace 1 in Gibraltar

The U.S. Justice Department issued a warrant Friday for the seizure of the Iranian oil supertanker Grace 1, one day after a Gibraltar judge allowed the release of the detained vessel. The Justice Department alleged the ship was part of a scheme "to unlawfully access ...

Soccer Oct 14, 2018

After 22 defeats, Gibraltar finally wins a competitive game

Little Gibraltar finally won its first competitive match after 22 defeats on Saturday when it beat Armenia — who featured Arsenal star Henrikh Mkhitaryan — 1-0 in the UEFA Nations League. A penalty in the 50th minute by captain Roy Chipolina gave Gibraltar the three ...