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Iranian tanker sought by US departs Gibraltar

August 19, 2019

An Iranian supertanker hauling 130 million dollars (£107 million) worth of crude oil that the US suspects is tied to a sanctioned organisation has left Gibraltar and is heading east into the Mediterranean Sea.

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Gibraltar rejects US pressure to hold Iranian oil tanker

August 18, 2019

Authorities in Gibraltar have rejected the latest US request not to release a seized Iranian supertanker, clearing the way for the vessel to set sail after it was detained last month for allegedly attempting to breach European Union sanctions on Syria.