British Royal Marines Seizes Iranian Oil Tanker Over Syria Sanctions

The tanker was carrying Iranian oil loaded off the coast of Iran, although its documents say the oil is from neighboring Iraq.

British Royal Marines Seizes Iranian Oil Tanker Over Syria Sanctions

LONDON – British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran’s fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West. The Grace 1 tanker was impounded in the British territory on the southern […]