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Houthi attack

Yemeni accuses Iran of attacking oil tanker in Arabian Sea 

  Yemeni Information Minister Muammar Iryani accused Iran of being behind a foiled attempt to attack an oil tanker in the Arabian Sea. “(Iran’s) Islamic...

Trump

US blacklists Chinese shipowner in new sanctions against Iran

  The Trump Administration has issued a new wave of sanctions against Iran following the escalation of tensions in the region and retaliatory missile attacks...

Ukrainian airliner crashes in Iran, killing all aboard

Ukrainian airliner crashes in Iran, killing all aboard

  A Ukrainian airliner crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff from Tehran early on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board. Debris and smouldering...

Iran detains tanker near Strait of Hormuz

Iran detains tanker near Strait of Hormuz

  Iran has detained a ship carrying smuggled fuel near the entrance to the Strait of Hormuz, state-run Islamic Republic News Agency reported. Sixteen Malaysian crew...

Russia, China, Iran start joint naval drills in Indian Ocean

Russia, China, Iran start joint naval drills in Indian Ocean

  Iran, China and Russia began joint naval drills on Friday in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Oman, an Iranian naval spokesman said. Waters around Iran have become a...

U.S. renews waiver on COSCO's Dalian tanker unit hit by Iran sanctions

U.S. renews waiver on COSCO’s Dalian tanker unit hit by Iran sanctions

  The Trump administration on Thursday renewed a waiver for companies to wind down transactions with the Dalian unit of a Chinese tanker company on which it had...

Red Sea route not safe for ships

Red Sea route not safe for ships, says Iran

  Iranian tankers have been targeted in the Red Sea three times in a six-month period, the Islamic Republic said last week, warning the international community the...

Iran to build 200 cargo ships

Iran to build 200 cargo ships

  Iran’s Minister of Industry, Mining and Trade, Reza Rahmani, has disclosed plans by his country to build 200 cargo ships inside the country based on its...

UK tags Iran’s seizure of tanker a ‘hostile act’

Iran ‘frees’ British ship it seized in July 

  The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero seized by Iran on July 19 is “free to leave,” Iran’s ambassador to the United Kingdom, Hamid Baeidinejad,...

Iran seizes another tanker for smuggling fuel

Iran seizes another tanker for smuggling fuel

  Iran has seized another tanker in the Persian Gulf due to alleged smuggling of diesel fuel, according to Iran’s semi-official Students News agency (ISNA). The...

Iran rejects U.S. claim it was behind Saudi oil strikes

Iran rejects U.S. claim it was behind Saudi oil strikes

  Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting global energy supplies and warned on Sunday...

Iran warns U.S. against seizing oil tanker released by Gibraltar 

Iran says tanker oil sold at sea, buyer sets destination

  Iran’s envoy to London said on Wednesday the oil cargo of tanker Adrian Darya 1 was sold at sea to a private company, denying Tehran had broken assurances it...