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Iran seizes 'foreign oil tanker smuggling oil to Arab states'

A commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps says the vessel was carrying 700,000 litres of fuel and had seven sailors on board.

Aug 04, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

Efforts on to secure the early release of 18 Indian crew of ship seized by Iran: EAM S Jaishankar

India had recently availed consular access to 18 Indian crew members onboard the UK registered ship.

Aug 03, 2019, 18:27 PM IST

Iran test-fires Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile, says US

While the rage of Shahab-3 is 1000 km, one of its latest variants can reportedly hit targets 2000 km away. The missile flies at a speed of Mach 7 and is capable of carrying one warhead of 1,200 kilogrammes or five smaller bombs of 280 kg each to hit different targets.

Jul 26, 2019, 13:29 PM IST

India gets consular access for Indians onboard detained Iranian tanker

Stena Impero was detained two weeks ago for "failing to respect international maritime rules", according to the Iranian authorities. 

Jul 26, 2019, 07:40 AM IST

Iran observes all US ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief

Iran observes all US ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran`s navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club news site.

Jul 23, 2019, 14:47 PM IST

All 24 Indians on board Iranian tanker seized by Britain safe, confirms government

Officials from the Indian High Commission in London will be meeting the Indians on board the Grace 1 vessel on July 24.

Jul 23, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

Now, Iran at loggerheads with UK over seizure of oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Iran warned UK against escalating tension after British-flagged oil tanker was seized in the Strait of Hormuz.

Jul 22, 2019, 10:21 AM IST

All 23 crew members of seized British-operated tanker are safe: Iranian TV

The crew of the British-flagged Stena Impero tanker seized by Iran`s Revolutionary Guards are all safe, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation of Iran in Hormozgan Province told state TV on Sunday.

Jul 21, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

British-flagged tanker was in accident with fishing boat, says Iran

The British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was in an accident with a fishing boat before being detained on Friday, Iran`s Fars news agency reported on Saturday, quoting an official.

Jul 20, 2019, 12:04 PM IST

Iran says it has captured a British tanker, Indians among 23 crew members on board

The exact number of Indians on board is not yet clear.

Jul 20, 2019, 06:42 AM IST

Deshhit: Watch top 5 questions raised on important issues

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Jul 19, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

Iran counters Trump, says US shot down its own drone 'by mistake'

Iran's statement came hours after the US President Donald Trump said that a US Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.

Jul 19, 2019, 15:00 PM IST

Donald Trump says US Navy 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

Tensions in the Gulf region are high, with fears that the United States and Iran could stumble into war.

Jul 19, 2019, 07:46 AM IST

Iran's Revolutionary Guards impounds foreign ship in the Gulf: State TV

The Guards, who have yet to name the vessel concerned, said they had seized no other ship in the Gulf.

Jul 18, 2019, 18:48 PM IST

US travel curbs on Iranian diplomats 'inhuman': Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that tight U.S. travel restrictions on Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York are "basically inhuman."

Jul 17, 2019, 22:15 PM IST

Iran to give no quarter in confrontation with US: supreme leader

Iran`s supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear programme and retaliate for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker.

Jul 16, 2019, 23:40 PM IST

Donald Trump accuses Iran of secret nuclear enrichment, says sanctions to be cranked up 'substantially'

Washington used the session of the International Atomic Energy Agency`s 35-nation Board of Governors to accuse Iran of extortion after it inched past the deal`s limit on enrichment levels, while still offering to hold talks with Tehran.

Jul 10, 2019, 23:35 PM IST

Iran's Zarif says there won't be a better nuclear deal than 2015 accord

World powers will not be able to negotiate a better deal with Iran than the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Monday.

Jul 08, 2019, 20:41 PM IST

US could turn up heat further as Iran ratchets up tensions with higher enrichment

Iran says it is ready to 'enrich uranium at any level and with any amount', a step that could further infuriate the Donald Trump administration and have major implications for the global economy and peace.

Jul 08, 2019, 06:59 AM IST

Iran announces breach of 2015 nuclear deal, to raise uranium enrichment limit beyond agreed levels

Long-tense relations between Tehran and Washington had taken a turn for the worse in May 2018 when Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal reached before he took office, and reimposed sanctions.

Jul 07, 2019, 13:16 PM IST