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British navy group: Hijackers have left vessel off UAE coast

Journal Review 04 Aug 2021
In the summer of 2019, Iran's Revolutionary Guard troops detained a British-flagged tanker, the , near the Strait of Hormuz — a raid that came after Britain seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibraltar on suspicion the ship had been headed to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions.
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Hijackers exit vessel off UAE coast

Middle East Online 04 Aug 2021
In the summer of 2019, Iran's Revolutionary Guard troops detained a British-flagged tanker, the Stena Impero, near the Strait of Hormuz — a raid that came after Britain seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibraltar on suspicion the ship had been headed to Syria in violation of European Union sanctions.
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Israel Blames Maritime Drone Attack on Iran

OWP 03 Aug 2021
The ship was owned by Zodiac Maritime, an international management company headquartered in London and run by Eyal Ofer, an Israeli shipping magnate ... Since this “shadow war” extends onto multiple fronts, Israel could choose to attack Iran’s ships, nuclear program, or military presence in Syria.
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Pressure grows on Iran as Israel mulls response to tanker attack

Cleveland Jewish News 03 Aug 2021
According to international media reports, Israel in the past has targeted Iranian ships in a non-lethal manner that were illegally carrying oil to the Syrian regime run by Bashar Assad as part of a Hezbollah financing scheme, in which Syria repaid its oil debts by transferring cash to the Lebanese terror organization.
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US: ‘Collective response’ vs. Iran for tanker attack coming

Manila Standard Today 03 Aug 2021
“I think that Iran should face up to the consequences of what they’ve done,” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told reporters, condemning the “unacceptable and outrageous attack” on the ship ... Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said the ship incident amounted to an “escalation” by Iran.
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Bennett says Israel able to ‘act alone’ against Iran over ship attack

Gulf News 03 Aug 2021
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken predicted a “collective response” to the incident, which British Prime Minister Boris Johnson described as an “outrageous attack on commercial shipping”. Standing alongside military generals during a tour of Israel’s northern border with Syria ...
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Iran since the Islamic revolution

The Times of India 03 Aug 2021
... confrontation after a string of incidents involving Gulf shipping. From February 2021, Iran and Israel -- clashing for years directly or indirectly in Lebanon, Syria and the Gaza Strip -- engage in a battle at sea, accusing each other of a series of ship attacks from both sides.
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Why Hypersonic Missiles Are Real Game Changers

Information Clearing House 03 Aug 2021
... Russia continues deploying already operational missiles, like the Avangard and the air-launched Kinzhal, now in Syria, as well as finishing up successful state trials of the Zircon, which is to be operationally deployed aboard surface ships and submarines, starting in early 2022.
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Bennett promises to Tehran: We will convey a special message to Iran

The Eastern Herald 02 Aug 2021
Bennett accused Iran of involvement in the attack on the Israeli ship, according to the CNN Network ... On Saturday, Iranian sources confirmed that the attack on the Israeli ship was a response to a military strike targeting the Dabaa military airport in Syria ... Targeting cargo ships.
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Pakistan: 15 crew members rescued after ship sinks

Khaleej Times 02 Aug 2021
Pakistan Navy and Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) on Sunday rescued crew members onboard a cargo ship that sank due to strong winds and tide ... According to a Pakistan Navy news release, the ship was carrying cargo from India to Somalia.
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Syria & the Surrounding Countries - ETC Situation Report #48 (Reporting Period: 01/06/2021 to 31/07/2021)

Reliefweb 02 Aug 2021
• 20 VHF radio devices have been shipped to Syria, where they will be installed in the six UNDSS-managed SOCs ...
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A deadly new level in the tit-for-tat war between Israel and Iran

The Jerusalem Post 01 Aug 2021
“I state here that Iran is absolutely the one that attacked the ship,” he stated ... While the MABAM has destroyed an immeasurable amount of advanced weaponry in Syria and has placed Iran on the defensive in the war-torn country, Israel should look again at its maritime operations targeting Iranian ships carrying oil and weapons to Syria.
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Pakistan Navy, PMSA rescue crew of MV Suvari H in joint operation

Urdu Point 01 Aug 2021
The operation was carried out in the exclusive economic zone of Pakistani sea in which the cargo ship sank due to strong winds and tide, said a Pakistan Navy news release ... All crew of the sunk ship belongs to Syria, the ship was carrying cargo from India to Somalia.
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Will Israel stop playing and breaking its teeth in the “Axis of the Resistance” playground?

Press TV 01 Aug 2021
Al-Alam TV said the attack responded to an Israeli attack on al-Dab’aa airport in Syria where Iranian and Lebanese Hezbollah were killed and wounded ... Israel has opened Pandora’s box, and hiding under the US’s skirt will not protect Israeli-owned ships if the attacks in Syria continue.
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Israeli premier: Iran behind fatal strike on Israeli-managed ship in Arabian Sea

Cleveland Jewish News 01 Aug 2021
Iran is the one that carried out the attack on the ship.” ... the ship had been hit by a drone strike ... sources told The Wall Street Journal that Israel had attacked 12 ships illegally carrying Iranian oil to Syria since 2019, using weapons such as naval mines to damage the vessels..
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