Gulf Times - British-flagged-tanker
Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe

Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces" intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker.

India, Philippines ask Iran to free crew of seized British-flagged tanker

India, Philippines ask Iran to free crew of seized British-flagged tanker

India said Saturday it was in touch with Tehran to secure the release of 18 of its nationals serving on a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran says tanker "ignored distress call", taken to Bandar Abbas port

Iran says tanker "ignored distress call", taken to Bandar Abbas port

The detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was in an accident with an Iranian fishing boat and ignored its distress call, Iran's Fars news agency reported on Saturday, quoting an official.