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Syria says air defences foil missile strike

Added: 15.08.2019 22:41 | 16 views | 0 comments

Syrian air defences identified a missile that was fired toward the city of Masyaf near Hama late on Thursday and destroyed it before it hit its target, a Syrian military source said.

Tags: Syria, Oil, Fire

Putin recruits Iran and Turkey to set up official alliance as trio sideline Donald Trump

Added: 15.08.2019 18:17 | 17 views | 0 comments

VLADIMIR PUTIN brought Iran and Turkey closer to Moscow’s growing sphere of influence as Russia announced the three countries would meet next month to jointly resolve the Syria crisis.


Iranian Tanker Seized In Strait Of Gibraltar To Be Released Despite US Detention Request

Added: 15.08.2019 17:53 | 23 views | 0 comments

An Iranian oil tanker seized by the United Kingdom is set to be released on Thursday despite last-minute efforts from the United States to halt the release, according to USA Today. The Supreme Court in the British territory of Gibraltar approved the release of the Grace 1 after British authorities said they no longer wanted to detain the vessel. Gibraltar's Chief Minister said he had accepted a pledge from Iran that, were the tanker to be released, its cargo would not be taken to its suspected original destination of Syria, which would have violated sanctions put in place from the European Union. Gibraltar attorney general Joseph Triay said the US Department of Justice had applied to have...

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UK says Iran must abide by the assurances on Grace 1 tanker

Added: 15.08.2019 17:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

Britain said on Thursday Iran must abide by assurances it had given that the Grace 1 tanker would not travel to Syria, and said it would not allow Iran or anyone to bypass European Union sanctions.

Tags: UK, EU, Syria, Iran

[Ticker] Gibraltar judge: Iranian ship should be released

Added: 15.08.2019 16:03 | 7 views | 0 comments

A court in Gibraltar has ruled that an Iranian oil tanker, the Grace 1, should be released despite a request by the US department of justice to keep it in custody. The vessel had been seized on its way to Syria in order to provide it with 2.3m barrels of Iranian oil in contravention of EU sanctions.

Tags: EU, Syria, Oil, Ice T, Iran
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Turkey-backed Syrian rebels to send fighters to Idlib area: official

Added: 15.08.2019 15:41 | 4 views | 0 comments

A Syrian rebel force supported by Turkey will send fighters to reinforce positions facing a Russian-backed Syrian government offensive in the Idlib region in the northwest of the country, an official in the rebel force told Reuters on Thursday.


Iran said Grace 1 would not discharge cargo in Syria: Gibraltar Chronicle

Added: 15.08.2019 15:39 | 2 views | 0 comments

Gibraltar decided to release the Grace 1 tanker after receiving formal written assurances from the Iranian government that it would not discharge its cargo in Syria, the Gibraltar Chronicle reported on Thursday.


Syria war: Rebels shoot down government warplane

Added: 15.08.2019 11:18 | 5 views | 0 comments

The jet was brought down amid fighting in rebel-held Idlib province and its pilot reportedly captured.

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U.S. has applied to seize Grace 1 tanker, Gibraltar says

Added: 15.08.2019 11:16 | 15 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Department of Justice has applied to seize the Iranian tanker Grace 1, which is being held in Gibraltar on suspicion of smuggling oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions, the British overseas territory said on Thursday.

Tags: EU, Syria, Oil, Iran

U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker in Gibraltar

Added: 15.08.2019 11:09 | 24 views | 0 comments

Seized by British Royal Marines, Grace 1 is accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions.

Tags: EU, Syria, Oil, Iran
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