An Iranian supertanker with US$130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects is tied to a sanctioned organization left Gibraltar and was heading east into the Mediterranean Sea on Monday, with its next destination reported to be Greece.
An Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar late on Sunday.
The British overseas territory of Gibraltar released a seized Iranian supertanker Thursday over last-minute objections from the U.S., potentially easing tensions between London and Tehran, which still holds a British-flagged vessel.
Former Tehran mayor Mohammad Ali Najafi was sentenced to death after being convicted of murdering his wife, the judiciary said Tuesday, after a high-profile case that received extensive media coverage.
A new video released by Iran's Revolutionary Guard shows a British warship escorting a U.K.-flagged tanker being warned by the paramilitary troops not to interfere in their seizure of the commercial vessel earlier this month.
Popular sites like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube are blocked by the clerically-led government in Iran, but Iranians are finding ways to circumvent the restrictions through virtual private networks (VPNs) and other services.