Iran seizes 2 Greek tankers in Persian Gulf as tensions rise

The Pegas tanker, that has recently changed its name to Lana, foreground, is surrounded by other vessels off the port of Karystos on the Aegean Sea island of Evia, Greece, Friday, May 27, 2022. The crude oil cargo of the Iranian-flagged tanker that was stopped in Greek waters last month has been seized and is being transferred to another vessel following a request from the U.S., a Greek official said Thursday. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) The Pegas tanker, that has recently changed its name to Lana, foreground, is surrounded by other vessels off the port of Karystos on the Aegean Sea island of Evia, Greece, Friday, May 27, 2022. The crude oil cargo of the Iranian-flagged tanker that was stopped in Greek waters last month has been seized and is being transferred to another vessel following a request from the U.S., a Greek official said Thursday. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

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