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Iranian tanker to leave Gibraltar despite U.S. pressure

Added: 19.08.2019 3:17 | 0 views | 0 comments

The ship was detained for over a month in Gibraltar for allegedly attempting to breach European Union sanctions on Syria

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A young face scarred by war: The impact of a Syrian air strike one year on

Added: 19.08.2019 2:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

Jouma and his family were fleeing their home when an air strike hit, leaving him blind aged three.

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A young face destroyed by war: The impact of an airstrike one year on

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Jouma and his family were fleeing their home in Syria in 2018 when an airstrike hit the bus they were on, leaving him completely blind at the age of three.

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Gibraltar rejects US pressure, says Iranian oil tanker free to go

Added: 18.08.2019 16:18 | 27 views | 0 comments

The government of Gibraltar on Sunday rejected a U.S. request to continue holding an Iranian supertanker detained more than a month ago on suspicion of attempting to breach global sanctions against Syria. The Grace 1 was free to go and could be sailing unfettered within 48 hours, authorities said. The Gibraltar government, in a statement, cited differences between the sanctions authorized by the U.S....

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Iran says U.S. move on north Syria safe zone is "provocative"

Added: 18.08.2019 15:20 | 11 views | 0 comments

A U.S. agreement to set up a safe zone in northern Syria, a close ally of Iran, is "provocative and worrisome", the Iranian foreign ministry was reported to have said by the semi-official Fars news agency.

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Car bomb targets security force in northeastern Syria, kills one

Added: 18.08.2019 11:54 | 7 views | 0 comments

A car bomb killed one member of a security force and wounded two others in the Kurdish-controlled city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria on Sunday, the security force said in a statement.

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Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens

Added: 18.08.2019 10:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians in northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive against the last major rebel stronghold, a war monitor and local activists said on Saturday.


Jihadi Jack: Muslim convert who travelled to Syria to join Islamic State 'is stripped of British citizenship'

Added: 18.08.2019 9:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

The Muslim convert dubbed Jihadi Jack who travelled to Syria to join the Islamic State terror group has reportedly been stripped of his British citizenship.

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Court documents show U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker violating sanctions

Added: 18.08.2019 5:16 | 13 views | 0 comments

Newly released U.S. court documents show the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, citing evidence that it was transporting oil to Syria in violation of U.S. sanctions.


U.S. seeking to seize Iranian tanker detained in Gibraltar

Added: 17.08.2019 18:16 | 24 views | 0 comments

The Grace 1 oil tanker seized by British authorities was suspected of violating European Union sanctions on oil shipments to Syria, an ally of Iran.

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