Iranian boats ‘harass’ British tanker in the Gulf – U.S. officials

Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Montrose is pictured at speed in the Mediterranean Sea during Exercise Cougar 12 October 10, 2012. Picture taken October 10, 2012. LA(PHOT) Joel Rouse/Royal Navy/Ministry of Defence/Handout via REUTERS

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Five boats believed to belong to Iranian Revolutionary Guards approached a British oil tanker in the Gulf on Wednesday and asked it to stop in Iranian waters close by, but withdrew after a British warship warned them, U.S. officials said. Britain’s Ministry of Defence had no immediate comment. The incident occurred almost […]

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