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Iranian oil tanker departs Gibraltar after US request rebuffed

Oil tanker at centre of major diplomatic dispute departs Gibraltar after court rejects US request to extend detention.

Iranian oil tanker departs Gibraltar after US request rebuffed

Iran

Gibraltar refuses US request to seize Iranian tanker

Gibraltar says US sanctions on Iran are not applicable in the European Union.

Gibraltar refuses US request to seize Iranian tanker

United States

US issues warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker Grace 1

Justice Department seeks seizure of Iranian vessel citing US sanctions violations after Gibraltar orders its release.

US issues warrant to seize Iranian oil tanker Grace 1

Middle East

Gibraltar Supreme Court says Iranian tanker is free to sail

Ruling to release vessel that was commandeered by UK came despite last-minute US attempt to detain it.

Opinion

Trump is laying the ground for a nuclear arms race in the Gulf

Trump's mismanagement of the nuclear issue in the Middle East is damaging the international nonproliferation regime.

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by Luciano Zaccara

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Iran

US 'applied to seize' detained Iranian vessel in Gibraltar

US request came shortly before a court in Gibraltar was expected to announce the tanker's release.

AJ Impact

Iran crypto developers launch platform for flood-victim aid

Platform for receiving aid donations in cryptocurrencies developed in response to US sanctions impeding relief efforts.

Iran crypto developers launch platform for flood-victim aid

Middle East

Iran's Rouhani criticises US military build-up in Gulf

Iranian president also lambastes Israel's reported support of the US-led naval mission in the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran's Rouhani criticises US military build-up in Gulf

Iran

Iran says Britain might release seized oil tanker soon

Report by Tehran's official IRNA news agency dismissed as 'untrue' by unnamed senior official in Gibraltar.

Iran says Britain might release seized Grace 1 oil tanker soon

Iraq

Iraq says Israeli role in Gulf flotilla unacceptable

Baghdad's top diplomat says presence of Western forces raises tensions in the region adding Gulf states can secure it.

Iraq says Israeli role in Gulf flotilla unacceptable

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Iran's Zarif: 'We are not seeking war'

The Iranian foreign minister discusses his country's nuclear programme and current tensions in the Gulf.

Iran

Zarif: US arms sales make Gulf into 'tinderbox ready to blow up'

Iran's foreign minister warns against arms race after Saudi Arabia and UAE spent more than $100bn on weaponry.

Zarif: US arms sales make Gulf into 'tinderbox ready to blow up'

AJ Impact

German official bows out from leading Iran trade vehicle Instex

Berlin's former ambassador to Tehran cites personal reasons for not taking job but criticism of Israel might play role.

German official bows out from leading Iran trade vehicle Instex

Middle East

Iran warns Israel against aiding US mission in Strait of Hormuz

Tehran says it will have the right to take action if Israel becomes involved in the US-led naval mission

Iran warns Israel against aiding US mission in Strait of Hormuz

AJ Impact

Argentina offers nuclear lessons to Iran

The diplomat bidding to be the next leader of the UN's nuclear watchdog suggests Iran could do with more openness.

Iran offered nuclear lessons by Argentina