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 ...