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U.K. Warns Tankers to Stay Out of Strait of Hormuz After Iran Seizes Ship

45 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The British government said on Saturday after an emergency meeting that “there will be serious consequences if the situation is not resolved.”
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British-flagged tanker detained by Iran is not carrying any cargo - ISNA

1 hour ago   |   National Post

GENEVA - A British-flagged oil tanker detained by Iran was not carrying any cargo, the head of the Ports and Maritime Organisation in Iran's southern Hormozgan province said on...
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Britain advises its ships to stay away from Strait of Hormuz after tanker seized by Iran

Britain advises its ships to stay away from Strait of Hormuz after tanker seized by Iran

1 hour ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

The British government told its commercial vessels to avoid the strategic Strait of Hormuz after Iranian forces seized a UK-flagged oil tanker there, prompting a row with London.
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The Latest: Senior UK MP: Military strike on Iran 'unwise'

2 hours ago   |   ABC News

The chairman of Britain's House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee says military action to free the oil tanker seized by Iran would not be a good choice
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Iran says British tanker seized because of collision

4 hours ago   |   ABC News

Report: Iran says it seized a British oil tanker over a collision with a fishing boat
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Work on old oil well may have caused California spill

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Chevron says an 800,000-gallon oil spill in Central California may have started when crews tried to recap an abandoned well.
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Alberta judge denies B.C.'s bid to block ‘Turn Off the Taps' bill

8 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

CALGARY - A Calgary judge has denied British Columbia's attempt to block Alberta legislation that would allow that province to stop oil shipments to the coast.
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Work on old oil well may have caused California spill

10 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Chevron says an 800,000-gallon oil spill in Central California may have started when crews tried to recap an abandoned well.
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Iran's seizure of British tanker raises fears of war

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Iran's seizure of a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Friday is the latest escalation of tensions with the West, raising fears of war, while experts say the Islamic...
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British oil tanker seized by Iranian forces in Persian Gulf as another is released

11 hours ago   |   NBC News

Iran's Revolutionary Guard claimed in a statement that the tanker was seized for "violating international regulations."
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