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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 p...

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

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Iran calls for seizure of British ship if oil tanker isn't freed A top adviser to Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday encouraged forces to seize a British oil tanker as a response to London's taking an ...
14:12, 07/05/2019

4 Indian Crew Of Seized Iran Oil Tanker Freed On Bail Without Charge Four Indian nationals arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an Iranian oil supertanker seized off the Spanish coast last week hav...
14:00, 07/13/2019

Britain may release tanker if Iran 'guarantees' oil isn't going to Syria The British foreign secretary said the Iranian tanker detailed near Gibraltar could be released in exchange for a guarantee that the oil would not be...
01:12, 07/14/2019

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step th...
16:36, 07/04/2019

British Marines Help Seize Tanker Suspected Of Carrying Iran Oil To Syria British Royal Marines in fast boats and helicopters on Thursday seized a supertanker suspected of carrying Iranian oil to Syria near the Mediterranea...
04:36, 07/05/2019

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday...
13:36, 07/07/2019

U.N.'s Bachelet says 55,000 linked to IS in Syria and Iraq should be tried or freed U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Monday that 55,000 former Islamic State fighters, including foreigners, and their families detained...
10:36, 06/24/2019

Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns home MILAN (AP) — Italy’s defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Ital...
11:36, 05/23/2019

UK may help release Iranian oil tanker if it gets Syria guarantee Jeremy Hunt asked Iran for assurance that detained ship Grace 1 will not go to SyriaForeign minister Jeremy Hunt said he told his Iranian counterpart...
19:36, 07/13/2019

Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria, which would violate both US and EU sanctions. Iran has summoned the Br...
20:12, 07/04/2019

Tanker full of Iranian oil intercepted en route to Syria MADRID — Authorities in Gibraltar said Thursday they intercepted an Iranian supertanker believed to be breaching European Union sanctions by carrying...
00:24, 07/05/2019

UK to facilitate release of Iranian tanker if it gets Syria guarantees: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt told his Iranian counterpart on Saturday that Britain would facilitate the release of the detained Grace 1 oil t...
22:24, 07/13/2019

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions 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 dram...
22:48, 07/04/2019

Gibraltar Detains Syria-Bound Tanker Thought to Be Carrying Iranian Oil Officials said the tanker was detained under European Union sanctions on Syria. Shipping monitors said it was also trying to skirt United States sanc...
14:12, 07/04/2019

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...
01:12, 07/14/2019

Jeremy Hunt says Iranian tanker could be released if guarantees are given that cargo was not Syria bound Britain could help secure the release of a supertanker seized off the coast of Gibraltar if Iran provides "sufficient guarantees" that the cargo is n...
22:12, 07/13/2019

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a ne...
04:36, 06/14/2019

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker in...
03:36, 06/14/2019

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Hucka...
05:12, 06/15/2019

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating th...
14:36, 07/05/2019

Lawyer of Lebanese man held in Iran says he will be freed BEIRUT (AP) — The lawyer of a Lebanese man held in Iran since 2015 says his client will be released in the “next few days.” Majed Dimashk...
22:12, 06/03/2019

Lebanese US resident, freed by Iran, leaves for America BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison has left Lebanon for the United States, ...
13:24, 06/18/2019

The Latest: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in the case of a U.S. permanent resident released after being imprisoned for years in Iran (all times local)...
17:36, 06/11/2019

U.S. resident freed by Iran blasts Tehran, says he was subjected to ‘kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial’ BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. resident freed by Iran blasts Tehran, says he was subjected to ‘kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial’...
17:36, 06/11/2019

Lebanese airport official says detained US resident freed by Iran after almost 4 years in prison has arrived in Lebanon BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese airport official says detained US resident freed by Iran after almost 4 years in prison has arrived in Lebanon....
16:24, 06/11/2019

UK says Iran tried to intercept British tanker Britain has said Iran tried to divert and intercept one of its commercial oil tankers, but was warned off by the Royal Navy. Tehran had warned Britai...
09:00, 07/11/2019

Concern grows over UAE oil tanker last seen off Iran Vessel stopped transmitting its location on Saturday, when it was pointing towards IranTracking data showing an oil tanker that was heading towards I...
16:12, 07/16/2019

Iran and U.K. Talk Over Tanker Crisis The U.K. and Iran sought to defuse tensions over a detained Iranian oil tanker in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar but failed to resolve a...
07:00, 07/15/2019

Iran says it aided an oil tanker in distress After US intelligence raised fears that a foreign tanker was forced into Iranian waters over the weekend, Iran said it assisted a vessel suffering a ...
04:36, 07/18/2019

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vit...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was q...
01:36, 07/17/2019

Iran 'may have seized' oil tanker that went off radar at weekend Iran may have seized a small oil tanker travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after its tracker stopped transmitting its location, a US official ha...
23:36, 07/16/2019

U.S. unsure about circumstances of tanker towed to Iran U.S. officials say they are unsure whether an oil tanker towed into Iranian waters was seized by Iran or rescued after facing mechanical faults as Te...
13:12, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Iran says it helped a tanker with tow to harbor An Iranian news agency quotes a Foreign Ministry spokesman as saying Iran helped an oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz amid U.S. concern that Tehran ...
05:24, 07/17/2019

John Bolton says Iran is 'almost certainly' behind oil tanker 'attacks' US President Trump's national security adviser did not provide evidence but claimed Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf. Tehra...
19:24, 05/29/2019

US says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military’s Central Command has released a video is says shows Iranian forces removing an unexploded...
04:36, 06/14/2019

John Bolton says UAE tanker attacks were 'almost certainly from Iran' Tensions have spiked this month following the tanker attack, which UAE authorities described as sabotage, and a subsequent drone attack on Saudi oil ...
13:36, 05/29/2019

Bolton Says Iran Is Likely Responsible for Oil Tanker Attacks John R. Bolton, President Trump’s national security adviser, accused Iran on Wednesday of being behind reported attacks on ships off the coast of the...
11:00, 05/29/2019

UK joins US in blaming Iran for tanker attacks British officials said Friday that the Iranian military is likely responsible for damaging two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, supporting the assess...
06:24, 06/15/2019

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the re...
13:24, 07/18/2019

Iran: U.S. accusations over oil tanker attacks 'alarming' Iran warned the United States Friday against blaming Tehran for new attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying the U.S. accusations are "...
16:24, 06/14/2019

Iran Accuses U.S. of Framing it for Tanker Sabotage Iran accused officials in the Trump administration and its Middle East allies of attempting to frame it for an attack on oil tankers near a strategic...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Former Guard commander says Iran should seize a UK tanker A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard says the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorit...
21:12, 07/05/2019

Iran oil tanker breaks down in Red Sea off Saudi coast An Iranian oil tanker carrying over 1 million barrels of fuel oil suffered a malfunction in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia, authorities sa...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Iran: UK ‘should be scared’ of retaliation over seized tanker Iran said Saturday the United Kingdom should be “scared” of possible retaliation after the Royal Marines captured an Iranian supertanker ...
18:36, 07/06/2019

EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the ...
20:12, 06/17/2019

Former Guard commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard says the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorit...
12:12, 07/05/2019

No Iran threat in Syria or Iraq, top British officer says, contradicting US Deputy commander of anti-Isis coalition rebuts White House justification for sending troopsThe top British general in the US-led coalition against Is...
20:24, 05/14/2019

Syria rejects Arab summit statement on Iran intervention Syria is rejecting the final statement of the Arab emergency summit held in Saudi Arabia, which criticizes what it calls Iranian intervention into Sy...
16:36, 05/31/2019

Iran sent oil shipment to Syria, easing fuel crisis: source Syria received its first foreign oil supplies for six months last week, with the arrival of two shipments including one from Iran, a source familiar ...
17:36, 05/10/2019

Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq ...
18:12, 05/14/2019

Iran summons UK envoy over 'unfounded' tanker accusations Iran on Saturday summoned the British ambassador to Tehran after London blamed it for attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, the semi-official S...
22:36, 06/15/2019

Iran cleric says U.K. will be 'slapped in the face' for seizure of its tanker: TV Britain will soon be "slapped in the face" for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, Iranian state TV quoted a cleric as saying on Friday,...
13:36, 07/12/2019

UK blames Iran for oil tanker attacks: government source Britain shares the U.S. government's assessment that Iran is to blame for two attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, a government so...
02:12, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Gibraltar police detain 2 more from Iran tanker Police in Gibraltar say they have arrested the two second mates of an Iranian supertanker seized last week by the British navy on suspicion of carryi...
16:48, 07/12/2019

Iran denies involvement in apparent oil tanker attacks Iran’s UN Mission said Thursday that they “categorically reject” the assertion by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that they’re responsible for attacks...
05:24, 06/14/2019

John Bolton says mines ‘almost certainly from Iran’ behind oil tanker attacks National security adviser John Bolton said the U.S. believes Iranian naval mines are the cause of recent attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emira...
18:48, 05/29/2019

U.S., Iran Trade Accusations in Wake of Tanker Attacks Iran rejected American allegations that it was behind an attack on two fuel tankers in the Gulf of Oman, deflecting blame for an incident that has ag...
13:48, 06/14/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks, official says U.S. national security agencies believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather...
22:12, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Official: US has ‘suspicions’ Iran seized tanker A U.S. defense official tells The Associated Press that America “has suspicions” that Iran seized an oil tanker based in the United Arab Emirates tha...
17:00, 07/16/2019

Iran slams Britain for seizing tanker off Gibraltar A report by the Iranian government Wednesday said Britain violated international law this month when it captured the Grace 1 oil tanker, which was ta...
23:36, 07/17/2019

Oil Tanker Attacks Put Trump’s Iran Red Line to the Test On May 19, President Donald Trump appeared to set a red line in a tweet: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never ...
07:48, 06/14/2019

U.S. suspects Iran in tanker attack but cannot prove it now: official Iran is a leading candidate for having carried out attacks on four tankers near the United Arab Emirates but the United States does not have conclusi...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Britain backs U.S. in blaming Iran for tanker attacks Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said there was no reason not to believe the United States' assessment that Iran was responsible for attacks o...
10:00, 06/14/2019

Germany says there is 'strong evidence' Iran behind tanker attacks Chancellor Angela Merkel has said there is "strong evidence" Iran carried out attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. She also warned Iran of con...
16:48, 06/18/2019

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Mond...
09:12, 07/08/2019

US, UK Will "Regret" Seizing Tanker Off Gibraltar: Iran Guards Britain and the United States will regret detaining an Iranian oil tanker, a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, ...
17:24, 07/11/2019

WRAPUP-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...
10:00, 07/11/2019

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman 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...
22:48, 06/13/2019

WRAPUP 2-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...
10:00, 07/11/2019

Iran Threatens Retaliation Over British Seizure of Its Tanker Iran’s military warned it would retaliate in response to the seizure of one of its tankers by British forces in Gibraltar last week, while several Eu...
21:12, 07/09/2019

Pompeo again blames Iran for tanker attacks but insists 'we don't want war' ‘President Trump has done everything he can to avoid war’US secretary of state claims ‘lots of evidence’ of Iran culpabilityThe United States does no...
22:36, 06/16/2019

Being blamed for the oil tanker attack suits Iran just fine In the not very complicated mystery over the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, there are two prime suspects. Only one, however, stands to b...
15:36, 06/18/2019

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolu...
15:24, 07/18/2019

Saudi Arabia responding to Iran oil tanker emergency Saudi Arabia says it is responding to an emergency involving an Iranian oil tanker off the coast of Jiddah, and analysts say the vessel carries over ...
05:36, 05/02/2019

Iran building new crossing on Syria border that would let it smuggle weapons, oil, experts say New satellite images indicate Iran is building a border crossing at the Syrian-Iraqi border, which would open up a coveted land route from Iran to Le...
04:48, 05/24/2019

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...
18:36, 06/16/2019

U.S. official says Iran removes unexploded mine from side of tanker The United States has video showing Iran's military removing what Washington believes was an unexploded limpet mine from the side of a Japanese tanke...
04:36, 06/14/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is blaming Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. But he’s also hoping t...
07:00, 06/15/2019

Iran rejects US blame for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US believes Iran was behind Thursday's attack on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. Diplomatic tensions...
08:48, 06/14/2019

More U.S.-Iran conflicts could happen after suspected tanker attack, says expert Paul Salem, Middle East Institute President, and John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner, join 'The Exchange' to discuss oil prices an...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus ab...
01:00, 06/15/2019

US military says new images show Iran links to tanker blasts The US military has released new images it says show Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded limpet mine from a Japanese-owned tanker that ...
23:12, 06/17/2019

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...
02:12, 07/11/2019

US says video shows Iran removing unexploded mine from oil tanker The US military has released video it says shows Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from one of the oil tankers attacked Th...
06:24, 06/14/2019

UK joins US in accusing Iran of tanker attacks as crew held Trump says incident involving two vessels in Gulf of Oman has ‘Iran written all over it’ The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two ...
23:12, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Tanker crew land in Dubai after 2 days in Iran The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Crew members of the Norwegian-owned oil tanker that was attacked in the G...
20:36, 06/15/2019

US officials suspect Iran may have seized missing UAE-based oil tanker A small oil tanker that stopped transmitting its location more than two days ago while traveling through a vital waterway near the Persian Gulf didn'...
01:36, 07/17/2019

UK agrees Iran behind suspected tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman: BBC The British government agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, a BBC reporte...
00:24, 06/14/2019

Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are "highly likely" to have facilitated attacks last Sunday on four tankers including two Saudi ships off Fu...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Iran Calls Oil Tanker Attacks "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...
13:48, 06/13/2019

Britain 'almost certain' Iran was behind tanker attacks: foreign minister Hunt Foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday Britain is "almost certain" Iran was behind attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, adding that Londo...
13:48, 06/16/2019

US-Iran tensions escalate after tanker attacks — Five experts on what to watch The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, Iran denied the responsibility. Five experts discuss what could ...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Iran threatens to retaliate after British forces seized oil tanker A senior official in Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Friday that it would be the Islamic Republic’s “duty” to seize a British oil tanker in retaliat...
14:24, 07/05/2019

'This is a dangerous game': Iran demands UK releases seized oil tanker Iran has demanded the immediate release of an oil tanker seized by Royal Marines off the coast of Gibraltar, warning Britain: "This is a dangerous ga...
09:12, 07/12/2019

UAE says it will show restraint after tanker attacks, Iran's behavior a concern The United Arab Emirates will show restraint after attacks on oil tankers off its coast and is committed to de-escalation during a "difficult situati...
01:24, 05/16/2019

U.S. Navy Says Mine Fragments Point to Iran in Tanker Attack The United States has blamed Iran for the attacks in the Gulf of Oman, and officials said that fingerprints and other evidence could be used to build...
17:12, 06/19/2019

Inquiry into oil tanker attacks stops short of blaming Iran UN security council hears unidentified state was behind explosions in Gulf last monthAn unidentified state actor has been blamed for attacks on four ...
16:24, 06/07/2019

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Ro...
18:48, 07/05/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks but doesn't want war Saudi Arabia's crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a "decis...
03:36, 06/16/2019

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately 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...
10:24, 07/12/2019

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of resp...
18:48, 06/14/2019

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 ...
14:24, 06/14/2019

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fu...
19:48, 07/18/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ar...
17:24, 05/25/2019

The Latest: US blames Iran for tanker bombings, Iraq attack WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local): 1:25 p.m. A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran ...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears Tehran could further disrupt shipping ...
18:48, 07/18/2019

Tanker crew were detained by Iran after first being rescued by another vessel: US officials U.S. officials have told Fox News that the crew of one of the two stricken oil tankers damaged outside the Persian Gulf were detained by the Iranians...
17:12, 06/14/2019

Iran says it seized 'fuel smuggling' tanker in Persian Gulf Iran state-run media said Thursday that its Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a foreign vessel in the Persian Gulf, accusing it of "smuggling ...
19:24, 07/18/2019

Iran denies responsibility for the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the ...
17:00, 06/14/2019

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...
18:48, 06/07/2019

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 ...
03:36, 06/16/2019

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...
04:12, 06/14/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran ...
04:36, 05/25/2019

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...
14:36, 06/15/2019

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...
01:48, 06/20/2019

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...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesita...
16:00, 06/16/2019

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...
03:36, 06/19/2019

"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...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Iran Airs Footage Of Attacked Tanker's Crew, Say They're In "Full Health" Iran's English-language Press TV aired footage of rescued crew members of one of the two tankers attacked in the Sea of Oman Thursday, saying they ar...
14:00, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately 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...
08:48, 07/12/2019

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. ...
14:00, 06/14/2019

Trump administration blames Iran for oil tanker attacks in Middle East Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday blamed Iran for attacks earlier in the day on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman near Iran and the Strait of ...
20:48, 06/13/2019

Royal Navy warship shadowing British tanker after Iran threat A Royal Navy warship is offering increased protection to a second tanker in the Gulf in an apparent boost to maritime security following a threat fro...
20:00, 07/10/2019

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...
21:12, 06/13/2019

Iran accuses Britain of ‘piracy’ for seizing 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...
18:48, 07/05/2019

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...
11:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran ...
02:12, 05/25/2019

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...
22:24, 06/13/2019

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...
13:48, 05/29/2019

Trump slams Iran as ‘nation of terror,’ blames it for oil tanker attacks President Trump on Friday called Iran a “nation of terror” as he rejected the Islamic Republic’s denials that it was behind the attacks on a pair of ...
17:24, 06/14/2019

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...
21:24, 06/13/2019

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...
12:12, 07/11/2019

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise 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, raising fears ...
21:00, 06/14/2019

In UAE for security talks, John Bolton blames Iran for tanker attacks In the Middle East on Wednesday to discuss security matters with allies, U.S. national security adviser John Bolton blamed Iran for attacks against o...
15:36, 05/29/2019

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and...
01:24, 05/25/2019

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...
01:48, 06/18/2019

Iran summons British envoy for "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker: TV Iran summoned the British ambassador in Tehran over the "illegal seizure" of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday, Iranian state TV quoted ...
16:36, 07/04/2019

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...
14:12, 06/15/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks Helicopters ferried U.S. staff from the American embassy in Baghdad on Wednesday out of apparent concern about perceived threats from Iran, which U.S...
01:24, 05/16/2019

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States...
18:12, 07/18/2019

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach br...
07:12, 06/14/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

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...
19:00, 06/16/2019

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...
01:48, 06/16/2019

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...
20:48, 07/12/2019

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....
00:00, 07/13/2019

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"...
07:48, 06/16/2019

Iran's U.N. mission rejects 'unfounded' U.S. claim over Gulf of Oman tanker attacks Iran categorically rejects the "unfounded" U.S. claim over Thursday's attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Iran's mission to the United Na...
02:12, 06/14/2019

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...
16:36, 06/19/2019

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...
05:12, 06/16/2019

Iran foreign minister: U.S. allegations over tanker attacks part of 'sabotage diplomacy' Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" ...
04:36, 06/14/2019

Iran fast-boats preventing towing of damaged Altair tanker: source Iranian military fast-boats in the Gulf of Oman are preventing two privately owned tug boats from towing away an oil tanker damaged in attacks on Thu...
21:00, 06/14/2019

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...
21:24, 06/14/2019

Trump blames Iran for oil tanker attacks and calls country a 'nation of terror' Iran’s foreign minister said US made allegations without ‘factual or circumstance evidence’ hours before Trump’s Fox News interviewDonald Trump has b...
18:36, 06/14/2019

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,...
03:36, 06/18/2019

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...
14:48, 06/16/2019

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...
20:36, 06/15/2019

Guards commander says Iran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian vessel not released: Tweet A senior commander in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards warned on Friday that it would be Tehran's "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if an Iranian...
11:36, 07/05/2019

Chris Wallace on Trump's Iran strike reversal: There are 'costs to inaction,' just like Obama's Syria red line "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace said Friday that there are "costs to inaction" after President Trump confirmed he called off retaliatory strik...
20:12, 06/21/2019

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 ...
10:48, 07/15/2019

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...
16:36, 07/17/2019

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.        ...
16:48, 07/18/2019

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 ...
14:00, 06/15/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for tanker attacks, but Japan casts doubt and asks for more proof Mohammed bin Salman called on the international community to take a “decisive stance” against what he called Iranian expansionism. Japanese officials...
16:36, 06/16/2019

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...
01:12, 06/18/2019

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....
13:12, 06/16/2019

Gulf tanker attack: Iran has form for using clingy, covert 'limpet mines' which instantly disable vessels The U.S. blamed Iran for the attacks on oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, releasing a video Friday supposedly showing Iran’s Revolutionary Guard...
17:12, 06/14/2019

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...
04:36, 06/14/2019

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf's 1980s 'Tanker War' Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world's crucial chokepoints for global energy sup...
17:12, 06/14/2019

Oil tanker attacks echo Persian Gulf’s 1980s ‘Tanker War’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Mysterious attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz this week show how one of the world’s ...
16:36, 06/14/2019

Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister Saudi Arabia agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Saudi Minister of State...
00:24, 06/14/2019

'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. ...
17:36, 06/14/2019

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....
18:48, 06/13/2019

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...
20:00, 07/05/2019

'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. &#...
20:00, 06/14/2019

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...
14:24, 06/14/2019

‘Bridgegate’ defendant wants to be freed during appeal TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former aide to former Gov. Chris Christie wants to be released from prison following a major development in the George Washing...
16:24, 07/01/2019

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...
08:00, 07/05/2019

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...
02:00, 06/13/2019

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...
15:12, 06/12/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now a...
20:00, 05/04/2019

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...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Rights activist in Chechnya freed on parole ARGUN, Russia (AP) — A prominent rights activist in the Russian province of Chechnya has been released on parole in a case that generated widespread ...
19:12, 06/21/2019

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 ...
12:48, 06/22/2019

Kremlin says it hopes detained U.S. investor Calvey will be freed The Kremlin on Monday called an embezzlement case against prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey regrettable and said it hoped he would be freed from...
12:48, 06/03/2019

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...
11:12, 07/04/2019

| Two Shell oil worker hostages freed in Nigeria - police Two Shell oil workers kidnapped in Nigeria's restive oil-rich south have been freed, six days after they were seized by gunmen who killed their guard...
20:36, 05/02/2019

First photos of freed hostages after French rescue mission The first pictures of hostages freed following an operation by French troops in Burkina Faso have emerged after two French soldiers were killed durin...
19:12, 05/11/2019

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...
19:36, 06/11/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy ...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Colombia ex-rebel freed from second detention in drug case BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A top Colombian rebel peace negotiator has been freed from detention for a second time in connection with a highly politicize...
01:24, 05/31/2019

Freed Russian rights advocate says he won't return to job in Chechnya A prominent Russian human rights advocate jailed on charges his supporters say were trumped up walked free on Friday, but said he would not return to...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Snake gets trapped in toy skull, freed by dental tools Looks like this slithery snake hit a snag when it got trapped in a toy skull and had to be freed by a vet using dentist tools.    ...
19:36, 05/10/2019

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...
23:24, 06/23/2019

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...
06:24, 06/05/2019

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...
15:00, 05/23/2019

‘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...
22:36, 05/21/2019

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...
21:24, 07/06/2019

850 Indians Freed From Saudi Jails On My Request: PM Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that it was on his request that Saudi Arabia released 850 Indians lodged in its jails on the eve of the m...
16:24, 05/05/2019

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,...
07:36, 05/28/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection to a January sex ass...
19:24, 05/06/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed after more than 500 days Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Reaction after Reuters journalists freed from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from prison on Tuesday after spe...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in Kim Jong-nam murder case A Vietnamese woman who spent more than two years in jail on suspicion of killing Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother has been freed, her lawyer said...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail after 62 days behind bars Former army intelligence analyst and convicted leaker Chelsea Manning was freed from jail Thursday after spending 62 days behind bars for refusing to...
07:00, 05/10/2019

4 Saudi women activists freed pending trial Authorities have claimed the women's rights advocates were working for foreign intelligence agencies. Several writers and academics who supported the...
06:12, 05/03/2019

Woman Convicted in Kim Jong-nam’s Killing Is Freed in Malaysia The Vietnamese woman’s release brings an end to the legal case in the assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother, who was poisoned at an...
13:36, 05/03/2019

Chelsea Manning freed from jail on contempt charge – for now Former US military intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning has been released from a Virginia jail where she was being held for refusing to testify befor...
07:36, 05/10/2019

Two prominent migrant rights defenders freed in Mexico A Mexican judge has freed two migrant rights activists who organized caravans, said a member of their legal team and a rights group on Wednesday, a w...
00:12, 06/13/2019

Manning ordered to appear before new U.S. grand jury as she is freed from jail Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who was being detained for refusing to testify before a grand jury, was released on Thursday a...
06:48, 05/10/2019

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...
23:36, 07/03/2019

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...
10:12, 06/12/2019

Sole Remaining Kim Jong Nam Assassination Suspect Freed A Vietnamese woman accused of assassinating the North Korean leader's half-brother was freed from prison Friday, ending legal proceedings stemming fr...
04:12, 05/03/2019

Two Reuters reporters freed in Myanmar after more than 500 days in jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
13:48, 05/07/2019

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...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam’s killing freed from prison KAJANG, Malaysia (AP) — A Vietnamese embassy translator says the Vietnamese woman who was tried for the killing of the estranged half brother of Nort...
04:00, 05/03/2019

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...
13:12, 05/26/2019

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...
13:36, 05/26/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were relea...
06:36, 05/07/2019

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...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Suspected serial rapist may have been freed from jail early in error Police hunt Joseph McCann as urgent review is launched into his release on licenceAn urgent review has been launched over fears that an “extremely da...
06:48, 05/02/2019

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...
08:24, 07/12/2019

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...
23:12, 07/06/2019

Palestinian businessman, held after Bahrain workshop, freed: family The Palestinian Authority (PA) released a Palestinian businessman on Sunday it had arrested upon his return from a U.S.-led economic conference in Ba...
15:24, 06/30/2019

Lawsuit: Abusive husband freed from jail to attack wife EUPORA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman says a sheriff repeatedly freed her abusive husband from jail on weekends, when he tried to run her over, be...
17:12, 06/21/2019

Student who shared BBC story about Thai king freed from jail BANGKOK (AP) — A student activist who was imprisoned for sharing a BBC article about Thailand’s king on Facebook has been released under a roya...
12:36, 05/10/2019

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...
00:12, 07/07/2019

100 Black Moms Freed on Mother’s Day Thanks to Nationwide Bail Out Campaign In their largest bail out effort to date, the National Bail Out collective announced Tuesday morning that their third annual Mother’s Day campaign fr...
00:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. says accused Facebook fraudster Ceglia a fugitive after Ecuador freed him U.S. prosecutors on Monday said the New York man charged with trying to defraud Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg out of half of that company is a...
18:48, 06/24/2019

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...
21:36, 07/13/2019

Vietnamese woman freed in killing of Kim Jong-un's half brother A Vietnamese woman originally accused of assassinating Kim Jong-nam, the half-brother of North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in 2017, has been released ...
04:48, 05/03/2019

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 ...
21:24, 07/04/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in ...
06:12, 05/03/2019

Pak Christian Woman, Freed On Blasphemy Charges, Has Left For Canada A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media sa...
09:24, 05/08/2019

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 ...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed from prison: witnesses Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
05:12, 05/07/2019

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...
10:12, 05/31/2019

The Vietnamese Woman in Kim Jong Nam’s Murder Case Has Been Freed From Jail The Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s estranged half-brother has been released from prison, bringing an inc...
07:48, 05/03/2019

Ugandan pop star and critic of President Museveni freed on bail Bobi Wine, a Ugandan pop star and lawmaker who is seeking to challenge veteran leader Yoweri Museveni for the presidency, was freed on bail on Thursd...
18:12, 05/02/2019

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...
20:36, 06/12/2019

Ugandan opposition figure Bobi Wine is freed on bail KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Ugandan pop star and opposition figure Bobi Wine has been freed on bail after spending three nights in a maximum-security ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist freed from prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark is free after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role in a 1981 Brink’s armored truck robbery in s...
00:12, 05/11/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist freed from prison Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 6...
00:12, 05/11/2019

| Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso by French special forces French special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which ...
23:12, 05/10/2019

Russian journalist freed after police abruptly drop charges In a stunning turnaround, Russia’s interior ministry dropped drug-dealing charges against a prominent investigative reporter and promised to go after...
22:00, 06/11/2019

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...
10:24, 06/19/2019

ICE arrests illegal immigrant who was freed on bail after crash killed 3: reports An illegal immigrant DUI suspect who was set free after allegedly plowing into a California home, killing three family members while they slept, was ...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar The two journalists, who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, spent more than 500 days behind bars on charges of violating a colonial-era secrets ...
13:00, 05/07/2019

'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...
15:24, 05/23/2019

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...
15:48, 05/28/2019

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...
19:12, 06/19/2019

Navy SEAL charged with war crimes freed from base confinement in San Diego A Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges he killed an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 was released by a military judge from base ...
04:12, 05/31/2019

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...
11:24, 06/11/2019

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...
03:48, 05/27/2019

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...
11:00, 07/04/2019

2 Pulitzer-Winning Reuters Reporters Freed After 500 Days In Myanmar Jail Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts o...
09:48, 05/07/2019

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...
20:12, 07/05/2019

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...
22:48, 07/05/2019

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 ...
18:24, 05/25/2019

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...
06:00, 06/07/2019

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...
05:36, 07/10/2019

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...
01:12, 07/10/2019

| Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country's monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article abou...
20:24, 05/10/2019

Judge: Coast Guard officer Christopher Hasson can be freed until trial A U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant accused of compiling a hit list of prominent television journalists and Democrats can be released from custody with str...
05:00, 05/09/2019

Australian student freed from North Korea after being detained on claims of spying Pyongyang’s official Korean Central News Agency, or KCNA, said the North deported Alek Sigley on Thursday after he pleaded for forgiveness over his a...
22:24, 07/06/2019

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...
11:36, 06/17/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences for fallen French commandos Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers ki...
18:12, 05/11/2019

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...
05:48, 07/10/2019

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.  ...
02:24, 05/23/2019

Hurricane Michael unearths evidence of fort occupied by hundreds of freed slaves Tangled up in the root balls of enormous trees toppled by Hurricane Michael , which ripped through Florida last October, was an archaeological treasu...
20:12, 05/06/2019

Hostages freed in Burkina Faso offer condolences to families of fallen French soldiers Hostages freed by French commandos from militants in Burkina Faso offered their condolences on Saturday to the families of the two French soldiers ki...
20:48, 05/11/2019

Freed American hostage in Burkina Faso was destined to be transferred to Al Qaeda, French officials say French officials say the American hostage in Burkina Faso, who was freed thanks to the deadly raid by French forces, would have been given to a group...
18:24, 05/14/2019

As last jailed Kim Jong Nam killing suspect freed, a gripping murder mystery ends with a whimper The second woman accused of killing the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been set free, bringing one of the world's highest-profil...
02:48, 05/03/2019

Man who brutally killed 16-year-old New York girl denied parole, weeks before accomplice set to be freed A New York state parole board on Monday denied parole for one of two killers convicted in the brutal 1980 murder of a 16-year-old girl — weeks after ...
23:00, 06/24/2019

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...
18:36, 07/12/2019

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 ...
21:12, 06/27/2019

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 ...
07:00, 06/17/2019

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...
12:12, 06/17/2019

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 ...
11:48, 06/17/2019

‘It’s Not the Final Battle.’ 10 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...
11:48, 06/17/2019

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...
04:00, 07/03/2019

Judith Clark, radical leftist and getaway driver in deadly Brink’s heist, freed from prison Former Weather Underground radical and Brink’s robbery getaway driver Judith Clark was freed from prison Friday — nearly four decades after the opera...
04:36, 05/11/2019

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...
11:36, 05/31/2019

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 ...
06:24, 06/17/2019

Syria says it does not want to fight with Turkey Syria does not want to see fighting with Turkey, its foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Turkey said one of its posts in Syria's Idlib region was...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: prizewinning 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; ...
23:48, 05/07/2019

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...
14:38, 04/28/2019

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....
20:24, 05/22/2019

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...
23:00, 07/12/2019

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...
06:12, 06/02/2019

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...
13:36, 06/01/2019

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 ...
03:12, 06/28/2019

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...
03:48, 05/22/2019

Explainer: Why the war in Syria's Idlib escalated again A Russian-backed Syrian government offensive in the rebel-held northwest has killed dozens of people and forced more than 150,000 to flee, the bigges...
13:00, 05/09/2019

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...
01:48, 07/08/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restriction...
01:12, 05/10/2019

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ir...
11:36, 06/13/2019

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website Sepah News said ...
07:00, 06/20/2019

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? &#...
16:12, 06/20/2019

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...
21:36, 06/02/2019

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...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., ...
12:24, 05/17/2019

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...
23:48, 06/03/2019

US investigating possible Assad chemical attack in Syria State department says it will respond ‘quickly and appropriately’ if claims provenThe US says it has seen signs the Syrian government may again be us...
14:12, 05/22/2019

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...
07:48, 07/17/2019

Novartis says did not export dual-use chemicals to Syria Novartis did not export dual-use chemicals to a Syrian partner, the Swiss drugmaker said on Wednesday, amid scrutiny of shipments by German chemicals...
15:00, 06/26/2019

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...
07:12, 07/07/2019

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 ...
13:36, 06/02/2019

Australia says 8 Australian children to return from Syria CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister says eight Australian offspring of two slain Islamic State group fighters have been remov...
10:00, 06/24/2019

My gay son: 'The family said we should send him to Syria for conversion therapy' Could an ‘outrageously heterosexual’ father handle his eldest child coming out at 16?Sam Khalaf and his son Riyadh used to call themselves the two mu...
07:48, 06/22/2019

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...
14:38, 04/28/2019

UK F-35 fighters fly missions from Cyprus over Syria, Iraq NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Britain’s defense secretary says the country’s most advanced military aircraft, the Lightning F-35B, has flown its...
11:36, 06/25/2019

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage att...
21:12, 06/23/2019

| 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...
16:24, 07/13/2019

Blast kills three in Syria's Sweida: governor A rigged motorcycle exploded in Syria's Sweida city, which the government controls, killing three people and injuring seven others on Wednesday night...
10:12, 07/04/2019

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...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Syria fighting escalates in last opposition stronghold Fighting between pro-Assad forces and the opposition in northwestern Syria Tuesday marked a new wave of violence in the region, forcing civilians to ...
16:24, 05/07/2019

Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar British Royal Marines and officials in Gibraltar have detained the supertanker Grace 1 suspected of carrying crude oil to Syria, in breach of Europea...
10:12, 07/04/2019

US targets al-Qaida militants in northern Syria The U.S. military says it has struck an al-Qaida leadership and training facility in northern Syria where attacks threatening Americans and others we...
13:36, 07/01/2019

UN envoy optimistic of Syria constitution committee soon The U.N. special envoy for Syria says he is “optimistic” an agreement can be reached on the long-sought formation of a committee to draft a new const...
00:48, 05/01/2019

UN Syria commission: Conflict in Idlib could be catastrophe UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Syria is warning that an all-out conflict in the last major rebel stronghold in I...
21:24, 05/09/2019

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...
20:36, 06/10/2019

US says Syria is stalling peace, urges new way to elections The United States is accusing the Syrian government of stalling political negotiations and is calling for a new route to U.N.-monitored elections and...
21:24, 06/27/2019

In Syria's Aleppo, the customers are back in the bathhouse Swaddled in white towels, the Mansour and Wafai families sat in an arched alcove of Aleppo's Bab al-Ahmar public bathhouse, reviving their once-weekl...
22:36, 05/09/2019

| 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 ...
13:24, 06/13/2019

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...
22:00, 06/05/2019

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...
10:48, 06/28/2019

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. &#...
17:48, 07/17/2019

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...
22:24, 07/13/2019

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...
05:00, 05/23/2019

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 ...
10:36, 06/21/2019

Iran will not be burdened with preserving nuclear deal: Iran's U.N. envoy Iran's United Nations envoy described his country's nuclear deal with world powers as being in "critical condition" on Wednesday and warned "Iran alo...
18:36, 06/26/2019

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Tehran warned Washington Saturday that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames after US President Donald Trump said...
23:12, 06/22/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike ...
23:24, 05/20/2019

How Barcelona freed up Lionel Messi to 'play like Cristiano Ronaldo' vs Liverpool Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher heaped praise on Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde for a tactical shift which inspired another L...
00:00, 05/02/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
08:00, 05/07/2019

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...
00:48, 06/08/2019

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 ...
20:12, 06/13/2019

| Clashes in northwest Syria kill 35 fighters: monitor Clashes on the edge of a jihadist bastion in northwestern Syrian have killed 35 fighters in 24 hours, a war monitor says, after weeks of regime bomba...
22:00, 05/13/2019

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...
02:36, 05/23/2019

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...
16:12, 06/19/2019

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country’s south, saying they have...
05:12, 06/02/2019

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...
09:00, 07/01/2019

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...
13:12, 07/02/2019

Germany confirms, Syria still unsafe for asylum-seekers Germany will continue providing refuge to Syrian asylum-seekers, the Interior Ministry has said. It refuted earlier reports that some applicants from...
17:01, 05/15/2019

UK pair who planned Syria journey on TripAdvisor jailed Safwaan Mansur and Hanzalah Patel used travel website to look at area near Syrian borderTwo friends who planned their journey to Syria on TripAdvisor...
04:36, 05/21/2019

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...
02:36, 05/29/2019

France says signs of Syria chemical attack, but still checking France's foreign minister said on Tuesday there were signs that chemicals had been used in attacks by Syrian government forces on rebels in northwest...
22:00, 05/28/2019

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...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Syria TV says 6 killed in insurgent attack on displaced camp Syria state TV says six people were killed when insurgents lobbed missiles into a government-controlled displaced people's camp in the country's nort...
21:36, 05/14/2019

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...
14:36, 07/01/2019

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...
04:24, 05/28/2019

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...
23:24, 05/27/2019

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...
10:48, 05/29/2019

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...
17:36, 07/01/2019

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...
13:00, 06/29/2019

Syria says Israel hit military position in country’s south BEIRUT (AP) — Syria’s state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage. SANA said ...
08:12, 06/12/2019

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 ...
01:00, 06/03/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria ‘humanitarian nightmare’ U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would “unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlik...
21:36, 05/17/2019

Aid groups say conditions in northwest Syria at crisis point U.N. officials and dozens of international aid groups say conditions in Syria’s northwest have reached “crisis point” and are calling for an immediat...
21:36, 05/17/2019

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...
10:00, 05/22/2019

Hundreds of IS relatives leave camp in northeast Syria A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are l...
15:12, 06/03/2019

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...
19:12, 06/03/2019

EU extends sanctions against Assad's Syria regime for a year The European Union is prolonging sanctions against the Syrian regime of President Bashar Assad for a year due to its continued crackdown against civi...
16:24, 05/17/2019

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...
16:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. and Russia spar over 'unsafe' spy plane intercept near Syria A Russian fighter jet made a dangerous high-speed pass that put a U.S. Navy surveillance aircraft at risk during an intercept over the Mediterranean ...
13:24, 06/05/2019

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...
16:48, 05/22/2019

Report: Syria holding 2 Lebanese security agents BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into ...
13:24, 06/18/2019

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 ...
00:24, 06/03/2019

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...
18:36, 05/23/2019

Turkey's Erdogan to Putin: We need a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin late on Thursday that a ceasefire in Syria's Idlib must be implemented t...
10:48, 05/31/2019

Syria violence interrupts food distribution in some areas Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country’s northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

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...
20:36, 05/31/2019

Four killed, several wounded in Syria motorcycle bomb attack Four people were killed and several were wounded on Wednesday when a bomb-laden motorcycle exploded in a street in the southwestern Syrian province o...
21:36, 07/03/2019

| 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...
23:24, 05/31/2019

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...
18:24, 05/22/2019

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...
17:24, 06/07/2019

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...
01:12, 06/18/2019

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...
16:00, 06/02/2019

France: 9 children among returned citizens who fled Syria PARIS (AP) — A dozen French citizens – nine of them children – who fled the Syria-Iraq war zone have been transferred back to France. Two...
20:48, 06/11/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria 'humanitarian nightmare' The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would "unleash a humanitarian nightmare u...
00:48, 05/18/2019

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...
14:24, 05/17/2019

Israel frees two prisoners to Syria after Russian mediation Israel released two prisoners on Sunday, sending them back to Syria in what Damascus described as Russian-mediated reciprocation for the repatriation...
14:32, 04/28/2019

Russia and Turkey landgrab 'behind fresh Syria bombardment' Twelve healthcare centres destroyed in bombardment of Idlib provinceRenewed bombardment in north-west Syria that has displaced 200,000 people and des...
09:12, 05/08/2019

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...
05:24, 07/05/2019

Airstrikes in rebel-held northwestern Syria kill 4 Opposition activists say government forces have intensified their bombardment of rebel-held towns and villages in northwestern Syria, striking a mark...
13:00, 05/07/2019

Where ISIS Ruled in Syria, Fear and Uncertainty Reign The Islamic State lost control of eastern Syria, but a visit there found cities in shambles, an uncertain future and ISIS still carrying out deadly a...
17:24, 04/29/2019

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...
19:48, 07/11/2019

Insurgent shelling kills 6 civilians in northwest Syria Insurgents fired rockets into a government-held Christian town in northwestern Syria on Sunday, killing six people, including five children who were ...
21:24, 05/12/2019

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...
19:36, 07/08/2019

Deadly escalation in northwest Syria threatens truce Syrian government forces have kept up an escalation against the last rebel-held enclave in northwestern Syria with a wave of airstrikes that killed s...
20:24, 05/03/2019

Violence escalates in northwest Syria, claiming more lives DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian military official says insurgents in the country’s northwest are preparing for an attack on government-held are...
14:24, 05/05/2019

Turkey: 1 soldier killed, 3 wounded in YPG attack in Syria Turkish officials say a soldier was killed and three others were wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militants in a Turkish-controlled region in n...
15:12, 04/30/2019

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...
00:12, 05/21/2019

Intense fighting in northwest Syria as army tries to advance The Syrian army has made a small advance into the rebels' last major stronghold in Syria, a pro-government newspaper and a war monitor reported on Tu...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Supertanker suspected of transporting Iranian oil to Syria seized British Royal Marines detained an Iranian supertanker allegedly transporting oil to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions, escalating alread...
11:12, 07/05/2019

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...
00:36, 05/20/2019

Iran's Zarif says 'short war' with Iran is an illusion: Twitter Iran's foreign minister said on Twitter on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's view that a conflict with Iran would be a "short war" was an i...
16:12, 06/27/2019

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN dai...
08:48, 05/06/2019

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.  &#...
21:24, 06/20/2019

Q&A: Syria's Assad sets sights on Idlib, the final showdown? After eight months of relative calm, Syria's northwestern province of Idlib is once again a theater for bloody military operations: heavy bombardment...
09:12, 05/10/2019

Germany rejects Trump's call for ground troops in Syria Germany on Monday rejected demands by the United States to deploy ground troops in Syria, a stance likely to anger President Donald Trump who wants C...
12:48, 07/08/2019

Jailed Kurdish militant exhorts SDF to avoid conflict in Syria Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan issued a rare statement on Monday calling on the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces to resolve probl...
19:00, 05/06/2019

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 ...
23:00, 06/29/2019

Turkish post in Syria’s Idlib hit by mortar fire; 3 wounded ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s Defense Ministry says a Turkish observation post in Syria’s northwestern Idlib province has been attacked ...
11:36, 06/13/2019

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...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Trump's Venezuela struggles draw comparison to Obama's with Syria Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s reliance on U.S. adversaries to defy President Trump’s call for his ouster is drawing comparisons to the Syrian...
01:24, 05/05/2019