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UK starts escorting all vessels through Strait of Hormuz

UK starts escorting all vessels through Strait of Hormuz

Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday ...

Four vessels subjected to 'sabotage' near Fujairah

Four vessels subjected to 'sabotage' near Fujairah

Four commercial vessels were targeted by "sabotage operations" near the territorial waters of the United Arab Emirates without causing casualties, the foreign ministry said on Sunday in a statement ...

Philippines says Chinese vessels in disputed waters illegal

Philippines says Chinese vessels in disputed waters illegal

The presence of more than 200 Chinese fishing boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea is illegal and a clear violation of Philippine sovereignty ...

53.2% rise in number of vessels arriving at Qatari ports

53.2% rise in number of vessels arriving at Qatari ports

The total number of vessels arriving at Qatar's ports increased by an annual rate of 53.2% in January this year as compared to the same period in 2018, official data showed on Sunday.

Venice police catch French tourists after night-time gondola theft

Venice police catch French tourists after night-time gondola theft

The couple unmoored a gondola near St Mark's Square but soon got into trouble as the man did not know how to steer it, the ANSA news agency and the local edition of the Corriere della Sera newspaper said.