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UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria

The UK has told Iran that an Iranian tanker seized by British forces off the coast of Gibraltar last week would be released, so long as it did not go to Syria. Iran has pledged to continue oil exports....

UK says Iran tanker will be freed, unless it goes to Syria

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19:16 2019-07-13

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Detained Iranian tanker will be released if oil isn't bound for Syria, UK foreign secretary says An Iranian oil tanker held by British forces near Gibraltar will be released if the United Kingdom is assured the oil will not be heading to Syria, L...
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02:48 2019-07-05

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23:32 2019-07-17

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Britain says Iran attempted to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a British ship through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British warship, t...
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14:00 2019-06-14

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15:16 2019-07-16

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18:32 2019-07-17

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21:32 2019-06-17

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17:32 2019-07-18

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19:16 2019-07-17

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14:16 2019-07-09

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13:16 2019-06-14

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08:16 2019-07-20

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22:16 2019-06-15

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13:48 2019-06-16

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05:32 2019-07-20

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07:48 2019-07-11

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08:32 2019-06-14

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15:32 2019-06-13

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13:48 2019-07-05

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20:48 2019-05-29

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03:48 2019-07-12

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22:16 2019-06-15

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17:48 2019-06-14

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17:00 2019-06-17

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11:32 2019-06-19

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19:48 2019-06-14

Pompeo blames Iran for tanker attacks, says US does not want war but will take action if needed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday President Trump’s claim that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers near the strategi...
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16:16 2019-06-14

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01:48 2019-06-14

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10:01 2019-06-14

Iran says it seized British tanker, denies U.S. brought down drone Iran said it had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday but denied Washington's assertion that the U.S. Navy had downed an Ira...
20:16 2019-07-19

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21:16 2019-07-19

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22:16 2019-07-19

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08:00 2019-07-05

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20:32 2019-06-13

Iran says it seized tanker after collision, UK fears 'dangerous path' Iran said on Saturday it seized a British-flagged oil tanker because it was involved in an accident, but Britain's foreign minister said he feared Te...
08:16 2019-07-20

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08:16 2019-07-20

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08:32 2019-07-20

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08:48 2019-07-20

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01:32 2019-06-14

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15:48 2019-07-19

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11:16 2019-06-13

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08:32 2019-07-08

US blames Iran for the twin tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for ...
10:01 2019-06-14

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' following 'mean and wrong' seizure of oil tanker Iran’s president is warning Britain Wednesday that it will face “repercussions” over the “mean and wrong” seizure of one its supertankers last week t...
15:16 2019-07-10

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14:01 2019-06-14

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10:16 2019-06-14

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09:16 2019-07-18

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07:32 2019-07-16

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09:16 2019-07-18

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13:32 2019-07-18

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06:32 2019-07-17

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21:48 2019-05-24

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00:16 2019-05-25

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13:16 2019-06-16

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20:00 2019-07-10

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15:01 2019-06-14

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the...
19:48 2019-06-17

Iran's Revolutionary Guards Deny Trying To Stop British Tanker: Report Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a US claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards said...
06:00 2019-07-11

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09:48 2019-05-29

Germany's Merkel: ‘Strong evidence’ Iran to blame for tanker attacks Germany has seen “strong evidence” of Iran’s responsibility for attacks on a pair of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, Chancellor Angela Mer...
19:48 2019-06-18

Iran accuses Britain of ‘piracy’ for seizing its oil tanker and warns of retaliation The British navy’s seizure of the tanker transporting Iranian oil to Syria heightened tensions surrounding the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and the s...
09:32 2019-07-05

U.S. Navy says mine fragments suggest Iran behind Gulf tanker attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by showing limpet mine fragment...
12:16 2019-06-19

Iran dismisses U.S. remarks that its naval mines likely used in UAE tanker attacks: Fars Iran's foreign ministry spokesman on Wednesday dismissed remarks by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton that Iranian naval mines were likely u...
07:48 2019-05-29

UAE accuses 'state actor' for tanker attacks, but stops just short of Iran The United Arab Emirates stopped just short of blatantly blaming Iran for “sabotage attacks” on four tankers off its coast on May 12, but told the UN...
12:48 2019-06-07

Iran dismisses reports about seizure of a British oil tanker in Gulf: IRIB Iran has dismissed as "fabricated" reports of the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Gulf, Iran's IRIB news agency quoted unnamed sources as sayi...
15:16 2019-07-06

US Navy Says Mine Fragments Suggest Iran Behind Gulf Tanker Attack The United States sought on Wednesday to bolster its case for isolating Iran over its nuclear and regional activities by displaying limpet mine fragm...
00:00 2019-06-20

UAE foreign minister says Iran fingerprints clear on oil tanker attacks: Arabiya TV UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahya said Iran's fingerprints were clear on the attacks on oil tankers on May 12, Arabiya TV repor...
07:00 2019-06-15

Gibraltar court OKs government request to continue detaining Iran tanker The Gibraltar government has successfully renewed the detention of an Iranian supertanker for another 30 days, under suspicion that it violated Europ...
21:32 2019-07-19

Pompeo Says Intelligence Points to Iran in Tanker Attack in Gulf of Oman The secretary of state offered no evidence, but said the actions fit into a pattern. The assertion is certain to fuel tensions between the Trump admi...
17:48 2019-06-13

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for tanker attacks: newspaper Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation ...
22:16 2019-06-15

U.S. releases video it says shows Iran removing mine from damaged oil tanker The United States released a video Thursday it says shows an Iranian Navy boat removing an unexploded mine from the hull of the M/T Kokuka Courageous...
00:48 2019-06-14

US seeks to 'build international consensus' blaming Iran for tanker attacks Defense chief says attack in Gulf of Oman was not just ‘US situation’ as UK joins Washington in accusing IranThe US is hoping to “build international...
14:48 2019-06-15

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, stoking fears ...
10:16 2019-06-14

Iran took mine off tanker targeted in attacks, US officials say with video release The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz. ...
10:16 2019-06-14

Iran's Zarif calls oil tanker incidents "suspicious", wants regional talks Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said two oil tanker incidents in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday were "suspicious" and called for regional...
07:16 2019-06-13

Europeans skeptical of Trump's claim that Iran to blame in tanker attack President Trump’s claim that the oil tanker attack near the Strait of Hormuz had “Iran written all over it” was met with skepticism in Europe, with B...
05:16 2019-06-15

"A Dangerous Game": Iran Asks Britain To Release Its Tanker, Says Report Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking Europe...
09:48 2019-07-12

After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker, UK Warns Ships To Avoid Hormuz Strait London on Saturday advised British ships to avoid the Strait of Hormuz for "an interim period" following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tank...
07:32 2019-07-20

British-flagged tanker detained by Iran is not carrying any cargo: ISNA A British-flagged oil tanker detained by Iran was not carrying any cargo, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organization in Iran's southern Hormozga...
08:16 2019-07-20

UK vows 'serious consequences' if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Britain warned Friday there would be "serious consequences" if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hormuz Friday,...
01:48 2019-07-20

Indians Among 23 Crew Members Aboard British Tanker Seized By Iran Indian nationals are among the 23 people who were onboard the British-flagged oil tanker which was seized by Iran on Saturday, said cargo vessel owne...
22:48 2019-07-19

U.S. Blames Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks Near Persian Gulf, Secretary of State Says (WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States government blames Iran for attacks on two oil tankers near t...
22:00 2019-06-13

Mike Pompeo blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman US secretary of state accuses Tehran of ‘lashing out’Iran denies responsibility for early-morning attackThe US has blamed Iran for an early-morning a...
16:32 2019-06-13

Here's the heavy US and UK naval firepower ready near Iran if the tanker tensions boil over US Navy Lt. j.g. David Babka Iran on Friday says it seized a British-owned oil tanker and its crew, amid reports it diverted a second British tanker...
23:16 2019-07-19

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between...
17:48 2019-06-13

U.S. Navy says mine fragments, magnet point to Iran in Gulf tanker attack The United States Navy on Wednesday displayed limpet mine fragments and a magnet it said it had removed from one of two oil tankers attacked in the G...
10:00 2019-06-19

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press conf...
15:16 2019-06-14

Iran sends team to tanker in Gulf to see if rescued crew can return: Tasnim Iran said on Friday it had dispatched experts to one oil tanker from which it rescued crew members from a fire caused by an attack to see whether the...
10:16 2019-06-14

Iran plotting new wave of terror attacks amid tanker row, warns US General IRAN is feared to be plotting a new wave of terror attacks amid the worsening tanker row in the Middle East, a US General has told Daily Star Online....
22:48 2019-07-12

Iran announces capture of British-flagged oil tanker; US officials say two ships seized Iran announced the capture of one British-flagged ship in the narrow Strait of Hormuz on Friday, and US officials said that a second had also been se...
22:48 2019-07-19

Defense intel chief says Iran doesn't want war despite tanker seizures in Strait of Hormuz The military's intelligence chief said Iran does not want war with the U.S. despite its seizure of British tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, escalatin...
19:48 2019-07-19

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interes...
00:32 2019-06-16

'Highly likely Iran is responsible' for oil tanker attack in Gulf of Oman, US defense official says The suspected attack on two oil tankers off the Gulf of Oman early Thursday came amid U.S. officials’ warnings that Iran is posing an “imminent” risk...
14:32 2019-06-13

Guards commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker if Iranian vessel not released: Tweet Iran should seize a British oil tanker if an Iranian tanker detained off Gibraltar earlier this week is not released immediately, a senior Revolution...
08:00 2019-07-05

Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker Bahrain said on Saturday it "strongly condemned" Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, asking Iran to immediately relea...
08:16 2019-07-20

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Joins the U.S. in Blaming Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will no...
13:00 2019-06-16

Saudi Crown Prince Lashes Out At Arch-Rival Iran Over Tanker Attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accused arch-rival Iran of attacks on oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he "won't hesitate"...
22:16 2019-06-15

Iran calls on Britain to release oil tanker, avoid ‘dangerous and unclear game’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry questioned the legal basis for detaining the ship, which royal marines seized off the coast of Gibraltar last...
15:16 2019-07-12

Dan Crenshaw slams Obama adviser for doubting Iran to blame for oil tanker attacks Rep. Dan Crenshaw blasted former President Barack Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning whether Iran was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tan...
18:16 2019-06-15

Iran tried to shoot down US Reaper drone that arrived on scene of oil tanker attacks: officials Iran fired a missile – but missed – at an American drone on Thursday after the supposed Iranian attack on oil tankers, while another U.S. drone was s...
15:00 2019-06-15

Saudi crown prince blames Iran for Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is blaming Iran for last week's attack on two ships in the Gulf of Oman, calling on the international communit...
09:32 2019-06-16

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week,...
03:32 2019-06-18

Iran says it helped oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz amid concerns surrounding missing UAE vessel Iran’s Foreign Ministry has said the Islamic Republic helped an unnamed vessel that suffered a technical malfunction in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S...
14:16 2019-07-17

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
07:48 2019-07-18

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European ...
05:32 2019-07-16

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf-Fars news Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the Guards sa...
02:16 2019-07-11

Iran's Revolutionary Guards deny trying to stop British tanker in Gulf - Fars news Iran's Revolutionary Guards rejected on Thursday a U.S. claim that they tried to stop a British tanker in the Gulf a day earlier, the semi-official F...
02:16 2019-07-11

Rep. Dan Crenshaw dings ex-Obama aide Ben Rhodes for doubting US link of Iran to tanker attack Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas slammed former top Obama adviser Ben Rhodes for questioning U.S. claims that Iran attacked oil tankers near the Strait of ...
10:00 2019-06-15

Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz; denies Trump’s claim that drone was brought down  The latest incident comes as tensions rise again in the Persian Gulf, a month after Trump threatened to attack Iran for destroying an American drone....
20:16 2019-07-19

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as actin...
23:16 2019-06-17

Iran calls seizure of British vessel a response to Royal Marines impounding Iranian tanker A spokesman of Iran’s Guardian Council was quoted in the semi-official Fars news agency saying: “The rule of reciprocal action is well-known in inter...
10:48 2019-07-20

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
06:32 2019-06-16

US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanke...
02:00 2019-06-14

Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Crew members of oil tanker Front Altair that was attacked in Gulf of Oman land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran. . Th...
14:32 2019-06-15

Britain warns Iran of 'serious consequences' if British-flagged oil tanker not released Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker potentially marks a major escalation in tensions between Iran and the West since they began rising in May...
08:32 2019-07-20

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz. ...
14:32 2019-06-14

Oil tanker crews abandon ship after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman amid tensions with Iran Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both....
11:48 2019-06-13

Iran has 'duty' to seize British oil tanker, urges senior commander amid 'economic war' Iran has a "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if one of its own tankers detained by Royal Marines off Gibraltar is not released immediately, a seni...
11:16 2019-07-05

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S. &#...
16:48 2019-06-14

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US military releases video 'showing Iranian navy boat removing unexploded mine from tanker' The US has released a video which it claims shows an Iranian navy boat removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers targeted in the Gulf o...
06:32 2019-06-14

Australian freed in N. Korea keeps mum about detention An Australian student has thanked Swedish and his country’s diplomats for securing his release in North Korea but is keeping mum about what led to hi...
00:48 2019-07-05

Freed Lebanese man urges US to free other hostages A Lebanese man and a US resident, released after years in an Iranian prison, tells President Trump 'please get back your hostages.' (June 1...
02:48 2019-06-13

Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government says it has freed 490 Taliban prisoners from jails across the country in a gesture of good will as part of...
05:00 2019-06-13

One-time death row inmate being freed after plea OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent about 15 years on Alabama’s death row is being set free. News outlets report 43-year-old Emanuel Aaron Gisse...
12:48 2019-06-18

More than 20 arrested at Moscow protest after reporter freed Police and hundreds of demonstrators are facing off in central Moscow at an unauthorized march against police abuse in the wake of the high-profile d...
07:16 2019-06-12

Turkey says 6 citizens held in Libya have been freed ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish official says six Turkish nationals who were held by a Libyan force have been released. A Foreign Ministry official s...
07:32 2019-07-01

De Blasio wants over three times more teen criminals freed without bail Mayor de Blasio hopes to “more than triple” the number of teens who are released from city jails with no bail on charges as serious as armed robbery,...
01:00 2019-05-28

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, fo...
16:16 2019-05-21

Newly freed man sent back to jail for trying to steal car from parking lot A Florida inmate was busted as soon as he left a jail dubbed the LOL detention center for trying to steal a ride home from the parking lot — even try...
20:48 2019-07-03

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter’s forces freed CAIRO (AP) — The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the cou...
08:16 2019-05-26

Australian Student Detained in North Korea Is Freed An Australian student who was detained in North Korea for more than a week has been set free, a move that Prime Minister Scott Morrison said was a vi...
09:48 2019-07-04

North Korea Says Freed Australian Student Had Been Spying North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spyi...
15:16 2019-07-06

‘American Taliban’ Lindh freed after 17 years in prison TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The California man who became known as the “American Taliban” after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in...
10:32 2019-05-23

Eve Ensler: ‘Writing about my father's abuse has freed me from hate' The playwright and activist on honouring her body, secret initiations and being happy in her 60sBorn in New York, Eve Ensler, 66, premiered her play ...
12:32 2019-06-22

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprun...
18:48 2019-05-21

American who fought for Taliban freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh released, though some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for th...
20:01 2019-05-23

The Nationals Have Finally Freed Themselves From The Curse Of Trevor Rosenthal If you listen closely with your ear towards a swamp-like city near the mid-Atlantic, you’ll be able to hear the faint sounds of mild optimism returni...
23:00 2019-06-23

Russian investigative journalist freed after days of protests Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was detained last week on suspicion of dealing drugs. Golunov’s supporters claim he was framed, sparking protests...
19:48 2019-06-11

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security Frenc...
04:32 2019-06-12

2 Libyan reporters taken by commander Hifter's forces freed The U.N. mission in Libya says two local TV reporters detained by forces loyal to a commander who is on the offensive to capture the country's capita...
17:48 2019-05-26

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confi...
21:16 2019-06-04

North Korea accuses freed Australian student of spying An Australian student detained for more than a week before being freed in North Korea on Thursday was spying for news outlets, the country's state me...
01:48 2019-07-07

Navy SEAL Charged With War Crimes Freed From Base Confinement In US A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11...
11:32 2019-05-31

Suspect charged in David Ortiz’s shooting will ask to be freed on bail A judge is expected to rule Wednesday whether the first man charged in David Ortiz’s shooting can be freed on bail — with the suspect’s l...
13:48 2019-06-12

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest amo...
03:32 2019-07-12

Lawyers for freed Navy SEAL want war crime case dismissed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner will try again to have the case ...
02:01 2019-05-31

2,200 inmates to be freed from U.S. jails in accordance with drug offender reform act The measure, known as the First Step Act, gives judges more discretion when sentencing some drug offenders, eases mandatory minimum sentences and enc...
13:16 2019-07-13

Man freed in ‘doppleganger’ case now facing weapons, drug charges KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kansas City man who was released from prison and awarded $1 million for his wrongful conviction has been indicted on weapons and...
19:01 2019-05-24

North Korea says freed Australian student had been spying: KCNA North Korea's state news agency said on Saturday an Australian student who was expelled from the country after 10 days' detention had committed "spyi...
15:16 2019-07-06

Creams, Massage And Police Escort: How Russian Whales Were Freed Whales were massaged and lathered in special balm as they rode toward the ocean in a motorcade as part of their release from a "jail" in the Russian ...
20:32 2019-07-04

Israeli woman Dalal Da'ud freed 18 years after killing abusive husband An Israeli parole board on Wednesday agreed to cut a prison term and set free an Israeli-Arab woman who killed her abusive husband nearly 20 years ag...
17:32 2019-06-19

Ex-UEFA boss Michel Platini freed after questioning over 2022 World Cup Michel Platini has been released from custody after being questioned over the awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to Qatar. The ex-UEFA president was...
00:32 2019-06-19

Alek Sigley, Australian Student, Is Freed From Detention in North Korea Mr. Sigley, who has been pursuing a master’s degree at a Pyongyang university, went missing last week. He declined to say Thursday why he had been de...
04:48 2019-07-04

Freed Sri Lanka Buddhist monk vows to expose Islamist militancy A hardline Buddhist monk accused of inciting violence against minority Muslims in Sri Lanka said on Tuesday he planned to denounce Islamist militants...
10:48 2019-05-28

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison John Walker Lindh, the man who became known as the "American Taliban" as the first U.S. citizen captured for leaving the United States to join an Isl...
15:00 2019-05-23

Sudan deports three freed rebel leaders after talks collapse: source Sudan has deported to South Sudan three members of a rebel movement detained last week in the wake of a deadly raid on a protest sit-in, an official ...
09:48 2019-06-10

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on war crimes charges was unexpectedly ordered released from base confinement in San Diego on Thursday, 11...
00:48 2019-05-31

91 Percent of Inmates Freed by First Step Act Were Black. Should We Give Republicans Credit? As soon as the U.S. Sentencing Commission released its new report on the effects of criminal justice legislation promoted by Jared Kushner, introduce...
02:16 2019-06-11

Freed Australian denies North Korean spy charges, says no plans to return The Australian student released last week after being detained in North Korea said on Tuesday Pyongyang's accusation that he was a spy was "pretty ob...
02:32 2019-07-10

U.S. man accused of North Korean embassy theft in Madrid to be freed on bail A U.S. man accused of taking part in a raid on the North Korean Embassy in Madrid was ordered freed on $1.3 million bail on Tuesday but must serve ho...
02:32 2019-07-10

Exclusive: Myanmar soldiers jailed for Rohingya killings freed after less than a year Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the...
20:48 2019-05-26

Ex-Florida deputy charged with neglect in school shooting freed on bond A former sheriff's deputy charged with felony child neglect for failing to enter a Florida high school building to intervene during a deadly mass sho...
23:32 2019-06-06

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail - lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, hi...
18:16 2019-07-05

Ex-Polish security official in spying case to be freed on bail: lawyer Former Polish security official Piotr Durbajlo, who was arrested in January on allegations of spying for China, will be released upon paying bail, hi...
17:48 2019-07-05

Move 9 women freed after 40 years in jail over Philadelphia police siege Janine Phillips Africa and Janet Holloway Africa releasedGroup maintains James Ramp was killed by fellow officersThe last two women belonging to the ...
13:32 2019-05-25

John Walker Lindh, an American who joined the Taliban, to be freed from Indiana prison John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.  ...
14:32 2019-05-22

Joshua Wong, Leader of Hong Kong Protests in 2014, Is Freed From Prison The release of Mr. Wong, a then teenager who became the face of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement, comes as the city is once again gripped by protes...
06:48 2019-06-17

Ex-Marine accused by Spain of North Korean embassy break-in freed on bail A former U.S. Marine accused of breaking into North Korea's embassy in Madrid and assaulting diplomatic personnel was freed on $1.3 million bond in L...
04:16 2019-07-10

Judge rules ex-Marine accused of invading North Korean mission in Madrid could be freed A former U.S. Marine accused of participating in a robbery at the North Korean embassy in Madrid is eligible for release from custody, a federal judg...
21:48 2019-07-02

'Bridgegate' defendant Bill Baroni ordered freed as appeal heads to high court A former top official at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey convicted for his role in the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal wa...
17:16 2019-07-01

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 8 Questions for Freed Hong Kong Democracy Campaigner Joshua Wong The international face of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, Joshua Wong was released from prison in Hong Kong Monday at a critical juncture in th...
09:32 2019-06-17

Humpback whale freed from shark net off Australia coast in difficult rescue, video shows A humpback whale entangled in a shark net off the coast of Australia on Thursday was eventually cut free by a marine rescue team after an hours-long ...
15:16 2019-06-27

Hong Kong democracy activist freed from jail, vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
02:00 2019-06-17

Hong Kong protest: freed pro-democracy activist calls for HK leader Carrie Lam to resign Hong Kong's most prominent student activist today demanded the territory's leader resign as he was released from prison — and immediately joined fres...
06:32 2019-06-17

Freed Hong Kong Activist Joshua Wong Addresses Rally on the Day He Is Released From Prison Activists and striking students gathered outside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council on Monday to listen to freed democracy campaigner Joshua Wong ...
09:32 2019-06-17

In aftermath of Libya airstrike deaths, UN officials call for refugees and migrants to be freed from detention “As a priority, we ask that 5,600 refugees and migrants currently held in centres across Libya be freed in an orderly manner and their protection gua...
13:16 2019-07-12

Edward Gallagher, Navy SEAL accused of killing ISIS prisoner, freed ahead of trial A Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released from custody on Thursday ahead of his murder trial for the alle...
00:16 2019-05-31

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong freed from jail, and vows to join mass protests Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison on Monday after serving nearly five weeks for contempt of court, pledging to join a ...
00:48 2019-06-17

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prize-winning journalists freed in Myanmar, new tracking tool for suspected terrorists, and a global bid to stop snakebite deaths This Tuesday, we cover: the release of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar; how to detect and disrupt terrorist travel; escalation in Syria fighting; ...
08:48 2019-05-21

Freed after 25 years for murder: Evidence showed man was 'likely innocent' the whole time Chester Hollman III, 48, was freed Monday from a state prison in Pennsylvania and a formal dismissal of the charges is expected later this month. &#...
10:32 2019-07-17

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnai...
19:32 2019-06-20

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
18:48 2019-06-02

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
16:00 2019-06-20

Hezbollah cut down its forces in Syria: Nasrallah Iran-backed Hezbollah has reduced its forces in Syria as fighting died down though it still has fighters all over the country, its leader said on Fri...
17:16 2019-07-12

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the vill...
20:16 2019-07-07

U.S. Says Assad May Be Using Chemical Weapons in Syria Again The State Department cited an attack in which the military might have used the weapons in an offensive on the Idlib area, the final rebel stronghold....
11:48 2019-05-22

US urges new Syria peace strategy for UN US officials have called for the UN to "try other routes to achieving the political solution." The UN envoy for Syria has failed to make progress on ...
01:32 2019-06-28

Children buried by bombing in Syria Rescue workers pull 12-year-old Nour Faham from the dust, rubble and twisted metal that was his home, struck Monday morning by a Syrian government ai...
04:00 2019-06-01

Syria's Raqqa rocked by explosions: NGO Syria's northern city of Raqqa, a former stronghold of the "Islamic State" (IS) group, has been hit by two bomb blasts, killing 10 people, said a rig...
21:32 2019-06-01

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again The State Department cited an attack on Sunday in which the Syrian military might have used chemical weapons as part of a broader offensive in the Id...
21:16 2019-05-21

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged population...
13:32 2019-05-21

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency ...
05:32 2019-06-21

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across th...
08:32 2019-06-22

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quote...
23:00 2019-05-22

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a t...
19:16 2019-07-13

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation...
20:16 2019-07-19

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  &#...
16:00 2019-06-20

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group...
10:16 2019-05-21

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-m...
16:32 2019-06-27

An American Family Detained in Syria Is Sent Back to the U.S. A family of two women and six children were among some 12,000 foreigners affiliated with the Islamic State who are being held in detention camps acro...
15:16 2019-06-05

Hunting Bashar Assad's henchmen in Syria Some 128,000 people are thought to have been murdered in Syrian jails at the hands of the Assad regime. Thousands were tortured to death. Now, Europe...
15:32 2019-05-21

West must be in 'driver's seat' for Syria reconstruction: HRW Western donors must ensure that humanitarian aid and any future reconstruction assistance in Syria do not fuel repression or benefit "cronies" of Pre...
05:32 2019-06-28

| Moscow announces ceasefire in northwest Syria Moscow has announced a ceasefire in Syria's northwestern Idlib province after weeks of intensified rocket fire and air strikes by regime and Russian ...
05:32 2019-06-13

Top US and Russian diplomats discussed ways to end Syria war The U.S. envoy for Syria says top U.S. and Russian diplomats discussed the step-by-step implementation of a 2012 roadmap to elections in the war-torn...
19:48 2019-05-29

Syria Hold India To 1-1 Draw In Intercontinental Cup Having lost both their previous matches to Tajikistan and North Korea, India were already out of contention for a spot in the final while Syria neede...
01:48 2019-07-17

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies nee...
12:48 2019-07-07

Russia prepares ‘crushing’ offensive in Syria Russian forces are preparing a military operation to help Syrian dictator Bashar Assad reclaim the last major cities held by rebel forces and terrori...
14:32 2019-06-10

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's ...
08:32 2019-06-02

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans...
07:32 2019-07-01

| Clashes kill more than 100 fighters in northwest Syria More than 100 fighters were killed in clashes between regime and jihadist-led forces in northwest Syria, a war monitor said, as violence raged on the...
20:16 2019-07-13

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and c...
14:48 2019-06-03

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained a supertanker suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of EU sanctions, the...
12:32 2019-07-04

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partne...
13:32 2019-05-21

Putin says informed Trump about Russia's actions in Syria Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday he had informed U.S. President Donald Trump about Russia's actions in Syria, adding that the two co...
04:48 2019-06-29

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 Syria's state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country's south, saying they have killed three soldiers and...
06:32 2019-06-02

Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers ask Trump administration for Syria strategy Hundreds of members of the U.S. Congress signed a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday arguing that the United States should remain engaged wit...
08:37 2019-05-21

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the ...
19:32 2019-06-02

US, Russia Spar Over 'Unsafe' Spy Plane Intercept Near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a US Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean Se...
22:32 2019-06-05

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war mon...
14:32 2019-05-31

Trump's Syria envoy spells out 'what victory looks like in this awful war' President Trump's Syria envoy laid out a sobering assessment of how the eight-year "awful war" there is "basically frozen" and would likely end in st...
13:32 2019-05-23

Exodus grows from northwest Syria in intensified fighting Thousands more people have fled violence in northwest Syria, the United Nations and a medical agency said on Thursday, as an army assault on the last...
11:48 2019-05-23

Russia says an end to fighting in Syria's Idlib is Turkey's responsibility The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signa...
13:16 2019-05-31

Civilians in Syria's Idlib caught between front lines Despite a ceasefire, Russian and Syrian forces are continuing to carry out daily airstrikes on Idlib province in northwestern Syria. The main targets...
21:32 2019-06-17

Lebanon to attend Russia-backed talks on Syria BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants...
10:32 2019-06-19

Blast causes deaths in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in Syria's Afrin city, which Turkey-backed rebels captured from Kurdish fighters last...
15:16 2019-07-11

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said ...
15:32 2019-06-01

Northwest Syria battles rage after rebel counterattack Battles intensified in northwest Syria on Friday after insurgents mounted an attack to repel an army offensive that has pounded the country's last ma...
10:01 2019-06-07

Russia shrugs off Trump claims of 'butchery' in Syria The Kremlin said Russian forces were working to "neutralize" terrorists after the US president issued a warning over airstrikes on Idlib. Syrian forc...
19:32 2019-06-03

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Officials appeared to edge away from the urgency of an earlier State Department announcement that warned of new chemical attacks by the Syrian govern...
20:32 2019-05-22

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring coun...
06:32 2019-06-18

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and woundin...
01:16 2019-07-01

U.S. envoy Jeffrey calls for ceasefire in Syria's Idlib A ceasefire is needed in Syria's Idlib province, which has seen a recent upsurge in violence, and the United States is working toward a halt to the c...
12:48 2019-05-22

Israel strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said its aircraft struck Syrian army targets on Sunday after rockets were fired at the Golan Heights, and Syria's state media sa...
04:16 2019-06-02

Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both countries con...
06:32 2019-05-28

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Ira...
11:16 2019-05-29

Car blast hits rebel-held north Syria A car bomb exploded in a north Syrian town held by Turkey-backed rebels on Sunday, killing at least 10 people, rescue workers and medics said, after ...
18:48 2019-06-02

US warns Syria over suspected chemical weapons attack Washington has told Syria that it will "respond quickly and appropriately" to any chemical weapons use. The threat comes as a fragile ceasefire in re...
07:32 2019-05-22

Gibraltar detains supertanker headed to Syria with Iranian oil A senior Spanish official said the operation was requested by the United States. Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency called the incident “an illegal se...
06:48 2019-07-05

Turkey says it will not withdraw posts in Syria after government attacks Turkey will not evacuate its military observation post in northern Syria's Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the region, after a suspected Syrian g...
03:16 2019-05-22

Questions and Answers About Syria’s Secret Torture Prisons Anne Barnard, our former Beirut bureau chief, took to Reddit to share additional insights into her Times investigation of the cruel tactics President...
23:48 2019-05-21

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that...
19:32 2019-05-27

Syria accuses Israel of 'heinous aggression' after airstrikes Syria accuses Israel of ‘practising state terrorism’ after strikes reported to have killed at least 15 peopleSyria has accused Israel of “heinous agg...
12:01 2019-07-02

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria BEIRUT (AP) — A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic Sta...
09:48 2019-06-03

Israel Is Blamed for Deadly Missile Strikes in Syria A series of overnight attacks by warplanes hit Syrian and Iranian-affiliated targets amid escalating tensions between Washington and Tehran in the re...
12:00 2019-07-01

Missile from Syria-Israel clash lands in Cyprus Missile believed to be made in Russia crashes into mountain overnight, setting hills ablazeA missile has landed on the side of a mountain in Cyprus i...
08:16 2019-07-01

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near fu...
12:48 2019-07-08

France Says Around 450 ISIS-Linked Nationals Detained In Syria Around 450 French nationals linked to the ISIS are being held by Kurds or detained in refugee camps in northeastern Syria, the French foreign ministe...
02:32 2019-05-29

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong vi...
10:16 2019-06-11

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said...
04:16 2019-07-01

Car bomb in rebel-held northern Syria kills 13 people BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and...
16:16 2019-06-02

American Family With Ties to ISIS Repatriated to U.S. From Syria, Officials Say Two American women and six children from families with suspected connections to the Islamic State were repatriated from Syria this week, Reuters repo...
04:16 2019-06-06

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fi...
07:32 2019-06-02

Russia halts UN Security Council statement on Syria's Idlib Russia blocked the U.N. Security Council on Monday from issuing a statement sounding alarm about the increasing fighting in and around Syria's Idlib ...
02:32 2019-06-04

Replica of part of destroyed Palmyra altar unveiled in Syria A Damascus museum on Tuesday unveiled a replica, built by Italian archaeologists, of part of a temple altar destroyed by Islamic State militants in t...
09:32 2019-05-21

Blast kills 11, wounds many in Syria's rebel-held Afrin A car bomb killed 11 people and wounded many others on Thursday in the Syrian city of Afrin, which Turkey-backed rebels captured from Kurdish fighter...
18:32 2019-07-11

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria’s push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria’s last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the t...
06:32 2019-06-01

UN chief urges Russia and Turkey to stabilize Syria's Idlib Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is appealing to Russia and Turkey to stabilize the situation in Syria's last rebel-held territory in the Idlib pro...
15:00 2019-06-18

| Syria Kurds hand over six Belgian orphans from IS families: official Kurdish authorities in northeast Syria on Thursday handed to their Belgian counterparts six orphans born to families belonging to the Islamic State g...
09:48 2019-06-14

| Two women, 6 children from ISIS families repatriated to US: Syria Kurds Two American women and six children from families of suspected Islamic State group members have been repatriated to the United States in the latest t...
08:48 2019-06-06

Germany must repatriate from Syria IS fighter's wife and children: court A Berlin court has ruled that Germany's foreign ministry should repatriate from Syria the German wife and three children of a suspected Islamic State...
15:16 2019-07-11

Syria uses familiar tactic in rebel Idlib: Bombing civilians BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s government and its ally Russia are resorting to a familiar tactic in their latest assault on the last rebel stronghold of...
03:16 2019-06-07

Observers: Syria rebels repel government forces in northwest Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghol...
14:16 2019-06-06

Turkey, Russia face conflicts over Syria's push into Idlib Ankara and Moscow are again facing an escalation of violence in Syria's last rebel-held territory, a development that puts their cooperation to the t...
09:48 2019-06-01

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners s...
00:32 2019-06-08

Israeli aircraft strikes Syria after rockets fired at Golan The Israeli military said it struck Syrian artillery and aerial defense batteries in retaliation for Saturday's firing of two rockets at the Israeli-...
13:00 2019-06-02

Syria's lost heritage stands out in Aleppo's broken minarets The pencil minaret of the Ottoman Adliyeh mosque in Syria's Aleppo lists to one side and is scored by an ugly gash running down its flank, the result...
09:32 2019-05-21

In Syria, US fights ISIS, tangles with Turkey, and laments ‘what victory looks like’ THE OTHER WAR: As the United States considers sending up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran, the war in Syria grinds on, with r...
13:32 2019-05-23

Turkish post in Syria's Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded Turkey's Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria's northwestern Idlib province has been attacked by mortar shells, fired from areas...
05:32 2019-06-13

Satellite images reveal strikes on Syria's Idlib province Airstrikes and fighting in Syria's last rebel-held province have left a trail of damage visible from space. In satellite images from May 20 and May 2...
01:16 2019-05-29

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest...
00:48 2019-06-09

Chemical weapons watchdog members voice concerns over Syria Member states of the global chemical weapons watchdog are voicing concern that Syria may still possess such weapons after inspectors discovered trace...
08:48 2019-07-09

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive ...
06:32 2019-05-28

Russian jets kill at least 25 in north-western Syria: rescuers Aerial strikes on Monday killed at least 25 people, mostly civilians, in northwestern Syria in the sixth week of a Russian-led military offensive tha...
18:48 2019-06-10

Turkey says observation post in Syria's Idlib attacked, no casualties A Turkish observation post in the Idlib region of northern Syria was attacked by mortar fire launched from territory controlled by Syrian government ...
17:16 2019-06-29

U.S. calls for ceasefire as more heavy fighting hits northwest Syria The United States on Wednesday called for a new ceasefire in Syria as rival forces clashed in the country's northwest, where the government is waging...
17:32 2019-05-22

Turkey's AK Party says nothing wrong with intelligence meetings with Syria despite tensions The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts to p...
17:32 2019-05-22

Errant missile from Syria-Israel clash lands on Cyprus An errant missile struck Cyprus early Monday, skimming the densely populated capital Nicosia and crashing on a mountainside in what officials said co...
06:16 2019-07-01

US says there are signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, and warned that Washington and its allies would respond "quickly an...
02:48 2019-05-22

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the live...
13:00 2019-06-15

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people inju...
00:48 2019-07-07

| 200 corpses found in mass grave in Syria's Raqa - official Two hundred corpses, including those of people believed to have been executed by the Islamic State group, were found near the Syrian city of Raqa, a ...
17:16 2019-07-03

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, ...
22:32 2019-05-21

Kremlin says onus is on Turkey to rein in militants in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday that it was Turkey's responsibility to stop militants in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian target...
06:16 2019-05-31

Turkey says killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region Turkey killed 10 Kurdish militants in Syria's Tel Rifaat region on Sunday in retaliation for an attack that killed a Turkish soldier, the Turkish Def...
07:16 2019-06-11

Syria officials: Power station bombed by insurgents repaired DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian government officials say a power station close to the rebels’ last stronghold in the country’s northwest ha...
09:32 2019-05-23

Satellite images show fields in northwest Syria on fire New satellite images show fields, orchards and olive groves burning in northwest Syria, where the army has waged an assault against rebels in their l...
12:32 2019-05-28

Exclusive: New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations A new team established by the global chemical weapons watchdog to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions in Syria will investigate nine alle...
13:32 2019-07-10

French, Dutch Islamic State orphans repatriated from Syria Twelve French and two Dutch orphans of Islamic State fighters were repatriated to France from Syria on Monday, a French diplomatic source said, confi...
08:32 2019-06-10

Russia says it's Turkey's duty to halt fighting in Syria's Idlib The Kremlin said on Friday it was Turkey's responsibility to stop rebels in Syria's Idlib province from firing on civilian and Russian targets, signa...
08:32 2019-05-31

How 'document hunters' spirited thousands of government files out of Syria Col. Anwar R. worked for Syria's intelligence services until he defected in 2012. He fled to abroad, but eventually his history caught up with him. H...
19:48 2019-05-28

For residents of Syria's last rebel-held province, no place is safe The Syrian government's Idlib campaign has killed at least 160 civilians in recent weeks, according to the UN. No place is considered safe by the res...
14:16 2019-05-31

Trump Calls on Syria, Russia to Halt 'Butchery' of Idlib Airstrikes President Trump rebuked the Syrian government and Russian forces for airstrikes that monitoring groups say have killed hundreds of people in the last...
14:16 2019-06-03

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in t...
21:16 2019-06-18

Royal Marines help seize supertanker suspected of bringing Iranian oil to to Syria A detachment of Royal Marines and the authorities in Gibraltar have seized a supertanker suspected of carrying oil to Syria in breach of European Uni...
20:16 2019-07-04

Carnage must stop in northwest Syria demands Lowcock, as attacks intensify After 80 days of intensifying attacks, many on health facilities, “the carnage must stop” in northwest Syria, said the UN relief chief on Thursday, n...
17:16 2019-07-18

Pope Francis and Putin meet at Vatican, discuss Syria, Ukraine A day before he is scheduled to meet with Ukranian Catholic leaders, Pope Frances welcomed Russian  President Vladimir Putin Thursday, speaking with ...
17:16 2019-07-04

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province...
10:48 2019-06-03

Trump calls on Russia, Syria to stop bombing Idlib province U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Russia and Syrian government forces to stop bombing Syria's Idlib province, following a Friday Kremlin st...
00:16 2019-06-03

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured an...
17:16 2019-05-27

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, st...
21:16 2019-05-28

Satellite images show crops on fire in Syria rebel enclave New satellite photos show significant damage to Syrian villages and surrounding farmland as a result of a government offensive on the last rebel stro...
08:32 2019-05-28

Syria: Thousands of children ‘hemmed in’ by ‘brutal and gratuitous’ spike in violence A marked escalation in fighting has put tens of thousands of children in northwest Syria at “imminent risk of injury, death and displacement”, the Un...
19:16 2019-05-30

Syria insurgents shell government-held rural Aleppo, kill 12 Syrian state media say insurgents fired rockets into residential parts of the northern Aleppo province, killing at least 12 civilians and wounding 15...
09:32 2019-06-17

Numerous reports consistent with Syria chemical exposure but no definite conclusion yet: U.S. The United States has received numerous reports that appear consistent with chemical exposure after an attack by Syrian government forces in northwes...
15:32 2019-05-23

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday...
12:48 2019-05-31

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which ...
01:32 2019-05-31

Kurds in Syria hand over orphans of French Isis fighters to France Transfer of children, oldest of whom is 10, took place in Ain Issa on Sunday, says officialThe Kurdish administration in north-eastern Syria has hand...
08:32 2019-06-10

US military asks Germany to extend Tornado mission in Syria: report A German newsmagazine has reported that the US wants a German air force mission in Syria to continue. But Angela Merkel's junior coalition partners s...
00:16 2019-06-08

Shelling Breaks Syria Cease-Fire Negotiated by Russia and Turkey The cease-fire briefly ended more than six weeks of fighting and bombing. But intermittent shelling erupted in Idlib Province, the last piece of rebe...
06:16 2019-06-13

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make ...
19:48 2019-06-27

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate...
03:16 2019-06-18

| Syria flare-up kills 35 fighters, including 26 pro-regime forces: monitor At least 35 combattants including 26 pro-regime forces were killed Saturday in clashes and air strikes that erupted at dawn in northwestern Syria, a ...
08:16 2019-06-15

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, ...
14:48 2019-06-14

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria beg...
02:32 2019-07-07

North Korea, Syria and Myanmar among countries defending China's actions in Xinjiang Ambassadors representing 37 countries praised China for its "remarkable achievements in the field of human rights," just a day after a group of 22 ot...
02:00 2019-07-15

Pregnant mothers give birth in olive groves after fleeing Syria violence Officials in the last rebel outpost in Syria have told Sky News an estimated 700,000 people have been forced out of their homes due to a recent surge...
16:32 2019-05-25

British Marines Seize Supertanker Carrying Iranian Oil to Syria, Causing Diplomatic Row (Bloomberg) — British special forces seized a supertanker off Gibraltar carrying Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European and U.S. sanctio...
16:16 2019-07-04

OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syria's Golan ...
00:32 2019-06-01

Royal Marines and Gibraltar seize ship suspected of taking Iranian oil to Syria Iran summons UK ambassador over what it calls ‘the illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker’A detachment of nearly 30 Royal Marines and Gibraltarian ...
14:32 2019-07-04

Star soccer player turned rebel icon dies in Syria fighting A Syrian star soccer player turned fighter who became an icon of the revolt died on Saturday after getting injured battling government forces in the ...
13:16 2019-06-08

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising cas...
08:31 2019-05-21

Center in Syria Offers Rare Effort to Rehabilitate Young ISIS Recruits A Syrian detention center run by U.S.-backed Kurds aims to help young former Islamic State fighters reintegrate into society, a rare rehabilitation e...
06:16 2019-05-31

Turkish outpost in Syria shelled from Syrian government forces area - ministry A Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked with mortar fire and shelling from an area controlled by Syrian government forces, ca...
05:32 2019-06-16

Attacks on Turkish observation post in Syria's Idlib kill soldier: ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded on Thursday when their observation post in Syria's Idlib region was attacked by shelling...
00:48 2019-06-28

US briefing: abortion pills, Syria chemical attack claims, Toxic America Wednesday’s top story: Data shows 21,000 women ordered abortion pills online in six months. Plus, Tarantino delivers a dazzling requiem for Hollywood...
09:16 2019-05-22

Vital food crops destroyed in Syria amid upsurge in fighting across Idlib, Hama Thousands of acres of crops have been destroyed in Syria’s Idlib and north Hama provinces amid ongoing deadly violence, the World Food Programme (WFP...
12:32 2019-06-04

‘Brute, Naked Fear.’ How Bashar Assad Is Using His Family’s Old Tactics to Regain His Grip on Syria In August 2014, weeks after rigged elections returned Syrian President Bashar Assad a mandate to continue holding the office he had inherited from hi...
17:48 2019-05-29

Attacks from ISIS sleeper cells in Iraq and Syria could set the stage for a future land grab Remnants of the Islamic State are engaged in a campaign of violence, extortion, and terrorism in Syria and Iraq in an apparent effort to regroup afte...
00:16 2019-06-30

Eight years in, Syria still embroiled in conflict ‘that no longer sparks outrage’, Security Council hears After eight years of deadly air strikes and terrorist attacks that have left hundreds of thousands of Syrians dead and millions of others injured, Un...
12:48 2019-05-28

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on...
08:31 2019-05-21

Syria air defense thwart missiles on the outskirts of Damascus and Homs: state news agency Syria air defense forces thwarted missile attacks targeting the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus and the city of Homs, Syrian state news agen...
20:16 2019-06-30

Escalation in Syria fighting cause for ‘great concern’ says UN chief, dozens more civilians dead or injured UN chief António Guterres has said that he’s following “with great concern” intensifying clashes in north-western Syria that have claimed yet more ci...
08:31 2019-05-21

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat pla...
18:16 2019-05-27

A Tanker War Would Rock the Oil Market Oil prices briefly surged following attacks attributed to Iran near the Strait of Hormuz, and comparisons to the ineffective Tanker War of the 1980s ...
14:32 2019-06-13

Tanker ban bill: What it means, who is for and against it, and what’s next The so-called tanker ban bill, officially called Bill C-48 or the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act, is one step closer to becoming law after the Senate reje...
20:16 2019-06-07

ISIS sleeper cells burn, blow up and slaughter hundreds in uptick of attacks across Iraq and Syria It has been months since ISIS was expelled from its territorial control in Iraq and Syria, but the brutal terrorist outfit continues to wreak havoc i...
16:16 2019-06-10

Syria: Ease suffering, save lives, UN Emergency Relief Coordinator tells Security Council “Week after week, month after month, year after year”, the Security Council has been briefed on Syria’s humanitarian suffering, and on Tuesday, the U...
13:48 2019-06-27

Syria: Urgent, concrete actions needed, to protect children too young to ‘make sense of this senseless war’ New firsthand reporting by UN staff in Syria reveals “increasingly horrific brutality” by all parties in the de-escalation area of the country’s nort...
17:48 2019-06-06

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food...
16:16 2019-06-04

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Malaria Day, women in tech, updates on Mozambique, the Sahel, Myanmar, Israel and Syria This Thursday, we cover: where we stand on tackling malaria; bracing up for a new storm in Mozambique; the need to make more room for women in tech; ...
08:48 2019-05-21

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare urge humanitarian chiefs, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of...
13:48 2019-06-27

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria an...
19:32 2019-07-12

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitar...
12:32 2019-06-21

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fi...
19:01 2019-05-23

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chie...
08:48 2019-05-21

How the Oman tanker attack played out The attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and Iran in the ...
03:48 2019-06-15

Oil tanker goes missing in Strait of Hormuz A Panama-flagged oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates appeared switch off its transponder in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday and has not bee...
17:32 2019-07-16

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Press Freedom Day, Tuna Day, cultural dialogue, #GlobalGoals awards, updates on Syria, Somalia, Mali This Thursday, top stories include: the celebrations of World Press Freedom Day and World Tuna Day, events for inter-cultural dialogue in Azerbaijan ...
15:48 2019-05-21

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, Security Council elections, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; new me...
19:16 2019-06-07

Markets Right Now: Stocks up as oil jumps on tanker attack NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are rising early Thursday as a jump in the price ...
09:48 2019-06-13

Oil Jumps After Tanker Attacks in Middle East Crude prices climbed sharply after an attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, close to the Strait of Hormuz, where over a third of the world’s...
14:32 2019-06-13

U.S. military releases new images from oil tanker attacks The U.S. military on Monday released new images it says showed Iran's Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-o...
17:16 2019-06-17

2 US drones targeted before tanker attack, officials say _____ U.S. officials say two American drones were targeted by Iranian-backed forces before the attack on two tankers earlier this week in the Gulf of...
20:48 2019-06-15

Frontline oil tanker still on fire, has not sunk-spokesman Frontline's Front Altair oil tanker is still on fire in the Gulf of Oman and has not sunk, a spokesman for the company said on Thursday, citing infor...
05:32 2019-06-13

Three missing after blast on oil tanker in Russia's Makhachkala Three people were missing and two injured on Tuesday after a blast on an oil tanker caused a fire while it was pumping oil in the southern Russian po...
06:00 2019-06-11

Gibraltar says it took decision to detain Iranian tanker Gibraltar took the decision to seize an Iranian tanker last week solely because the ship was in breach of European Union sanctions and not on the req...
07:32 2019-07-12

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any partic...
03:32 2019-06-16

The Latest: Damaged oil tanker arrives off UAE coast DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Norwegian-owned oil tanker Front ...
03:16 2019-06-16

Tanker attacks in the Gulf — evidence or warmongering? For the US government, it is clear that Iran is responsible for the explosions on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. As proof, a video and 13 photo...
12:48 2019-06-21

The Latest: UK official says tanker seizure an ‘escalation’ UK Chamber of Shipping CEO Bob Sanguinetti says the seizure of a British oil tanker by Iranian forces represents an escalation in tensions in the Per...
15:32 2019-07-19

| At least 10 killed in Nigeria fuel tanker blast At least 10 people were killed and more than 50 injured in central Nigeria when a petrol tanker crashed off the road and exploded as people gathered ...
18:32 2019-07-02

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Ni...
18:32 2019-07-02

Here's the possible fallout from the Gulf of Oman tanker explosions The U.S. Navy is assisting two tankers that were reportedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran. John Kilduff, Again Capital founding par...
13:16 2019-06-13

UAE Assures India Supply Of Oil, LPG Despite Tanker Attacks UAE's Minister of State and ADNOC Group CEO Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber has assured India of uninterrupted supply of oil and liquefied petroleum gas despit...
02:16 2019-06-18

What impact could oil tanker attacks have on global economy? Strait of Hormuz incidents underline threat hanging over busy shipping laneTwo oil tankers attacked in Gulf of OmanAttacks targeting two oil tankers ...
13:16 2019-06-13

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of figh...
08:31 2019-05-21

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast...
05:32 2019-06-16

U.S. to Send 1,000 Additional Troops to the Mideast Over Tanker Attacks The Trump administration will send about 1,000 more American troops to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. &ldquo...
00:48 2019-06-18

Britain says it fended off Iranian attempt to block its oil tanker Three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-owned tanker passing through the strait that controls the flow of Middle East oil to the world, but ba...
15:16 2019-07-11

Britain’s seizure of Iranian oil tanker won’t go ‘unanswered,’ officer says A top Iranian military official on Tuesday said that Britain’s seizure of an Iranian oil tanker last week “based on fabricated excuses” will not be “...
11:16 2019-07-09

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast...
07:48 2019-06-16

US military releases new images of Japanese oil tanker attack The Pentagon said that the crew of one of the tankers, the Japanese Kokuka Courageous, found an unexploded limpet mine on its hull following an initi...
18:48 2019-06-17

Gibraltar releases Iranian tanker crew without charge Police said the four crew members of the Grace 1 are still under investigation. Their release came as the UK said it would send a second naval frigat...
20:16 2019-07-12

Wall St. climbs as oil jumps after Gulf tanker attacks U.S. stocks rose on Thursday after two days of declines, as energy shares rebounded with oil on concerns of a supply disruption following attacks on ...
20:16 2019-06-13

Blast-hit Norwegian tanker's crew land in Dubai Crew members of Frontline's oil tanker Front Altair, one of two vessels attacked this week in the Gulf of Oman, have landed in Dubai, the Norwegian s...
22:16 2019-06-15

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in t...
00:32 2019-06-17

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks 'state-sponsored' The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were "...
15:00 2019-06-15

Oil tanker filmed ablaze in the Gulf of Oman – video Two oil tankers have been hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crews evacuated, a month after a similar incident in which four tanker...
14:48 2019-06-13

Russia Blames US Over British Oil Tanker Incident In Gulf Russia on Thursday blamed Washington for the escalation in tensions with Tehran after Britain said Iranian ships had attempted to impede a British oi...
07:48 2019-07-11

UK-flagged tanker reported 'safe and well' after stop in Gulf The UK-flagged supertanker Pacific Voyager that halted in the Gulf on Saturday is "safe and well," a British official told Reuters, after Iran dismis...
15:16 2019-07-06

UK should be 'scared' of Tehran's response over tanker, cleric says: Fars Britain should be "scared" about Tehran's possible retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar, the Fars semi...
05:16 2019-07-06

GAO report: Air Force shifting money to KC-135 because of KC-46 tanker problems Because of ongoing problems with the KC-46 Pegasus, the Air Force plans to initially re-allocate $57 million from the program to the KC-135 Stratotan...
18:32 2019-06-14

Why Tanker Blasts in the Gulf of Oman Have Put the World on Edge Unexplained explosions that crippled two tankers have raised alarms about potential military conflagration in the Middle East. How has that happened?...
18:16 2019-06-14

| Seized Iranian tanker could be released after 'guarantees', says UK govt British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has moved to ease tensions with Tehran, saying the Iranian oil tanker being held by authorities in Gibraltar wi...
02:16 2019-07-14

Crew of Detained Iranian Oil Tanker Is Released in Gibraltar Police in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar released the four-member crew of a detained Iranian oil tanker, authorities said, potentially e...
11:32 2019-07-14

U.S.'s Bolton welcomes Britain's seizure of tanker with Iranian oil White House national security adviser John Bolton on Thursday welcomed Britain's seizure of an oil tanker loaded with Iranian oil bound for Syria, sa...
02:48 2019-07-05

Tanker detained by Gibraltar on U.S. request to Britain, Spain says Gibraltar detained the supertanker Grace 1 after a request by the United States to Britain, acting Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said on Thu...
09:16 2019-07-04

Frontline oil tanker struck by torpedo off UAE coast - Tradewinds An oil tanker owned by Norway's Frontline has been struck by a torpedo off the coast of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, shipping newspaper Trad...
05:00 2019-06-13