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Iran’s UK envoy says British tanker ‘free to leave’

A government spokesman, however, says no time framework has been set.

Iran says it could release UK-flagged tanker within days

Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi says the final steps of the legal procedure to release the tanker are underway.

Iran to release 7 crew members of detained British tanker

Iran's foreign minister Abbas Mousavi says the seven crew members were freed on humanitarian grounds.

US blacklists Iran oil tanker in the Mediterranean

The US Department of Treasury says the vessel is 'blocked property' under an anti-terrorist order.

As tanker sets sail off Gibraltar, Iran warns US against its...

The final destination of the supertanker and its 2.1 million barrels of oil remains unclear with Greek authorities yet to confirm that it is expected to dock there.

Gibraltar refuses US request to seize Iranian tanker

Gibraltar says it could not comply with the US warrant as it is bound by EU law.

US issues warrant for seizure of Iranian tanker in Gibraltar

The US says the tanker would be subject to forfeiture for violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act.

Iran says tanker freed by Gibraltar poised to set sail

The tanker will be renamed Adrian Darya and will set sail under the Iranian flag.

US threatens visa ban on crew of Iran tanker

The capture of the tankers has heightened tensions just as European nations scramble to save a landmark nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic.

US application to seize Iranian tanker halts its release in Gibraltar

The US justice department has yet to respond over its application to seize the Grace 1 oil tanker in Gibraltar.

Iran links tanker row to ailing nuclear deal

British authorities detained an Iranian tanker off the UK overseas territory of Gibraltar in early July on allegations it was breaching EU sanctions on Syria.

Gibraltar extends detention of Iranian tanker for a month

Gibraltar says the Iranian vessel was suspected of smuggling oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions.

UK says Iran tanker will be freed after guarantees on destination

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says Britain would facilitate its release if they 'receive guarantees that it would not be going to Syria.'

Gibraltar police arrest captain, officer of detained Iran tanker

The arrests comes amidst the seizure of the oil tanker in Gibraltar.

Iran demands Britain release oil tanker held in Gibraltar

An Iranian senior foreign minister calls Britain's move as unacceptable thus demanding it release an oil tanker detained in Gibraltar.

Tehran summons UK ambassador on Gibraltar detention of Iran tanker

The British ambassador to Iran is summoned to its foreign ministry over the former's 'illegal interception' of an Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar.

British forces seize oil supertanker for busting Syria sanctions

The oil supertanker Grace 1 now situated near Gibraltar is suspected off carrying Iranian oil into Syria violating US and European sanctions against Iran.

Spain get better of Sweden as Ireland labour against Gibraltar

Spain, Ireland and Poland resumes their strong start to Euro 2020 qualifying.

Gibraltar deal clears way for Sunday Brexit summit

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez lifted his threat of an effective veto after Britain and EU officials provided written guarantees to Madrid.

Spain seeks post-Brexit leverage on Gibraltar

The answer lies in Spain's hopes to gain some control over the territory it lays claim to once Britain leaves the European Union (EU).

Gibraltar enjoy historic first win after anthem blunder

Although Liechtenstein's anthem was played before the game instead of their own, Gibraltar were unfazed, beating Armenia to win a competitive international for the first time.

Spain hopes for Brexit deal on Gibraltar before October, foreign minister...

MADRID: Spain hopes to sign off on a bilateral agreement with the UK over Gibraltar before October so as not to hinder a Brexit transition...