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Sky News Breaking 1h
British Airways has released a statement saying flights to the Egyptian capital Cairo have been suspended for seven days "as a precaution to allow for further assessment"
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Sky News Breaking 2h
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Foreign Secretary and Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says the seizing of a UK-flagged tanker by Iran "raises very serious questions about the security of British shipping and indeed international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz"
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Sky News Breaking 3h
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Transport company Stena Bulk has released a statement after its British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday saying its insurers in the region report crew members are in "good health" and the tanker is at the Bandar Bahonar anchorage
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Sky News Breaking 3h
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for the release of the British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday and added "Trump tearing up the Iran nuclear deal has fuelled confrontation"
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Sky News Breaking 4h
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Foreign Secretary and Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt says he spoke to Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and "expressed extreme disappointment" after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday
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Sky News Breaking 6h
Defence secretary Penny Mordaunt has told Sky News the UK-registered oil tanker seized by Iran was intercepted in Omani waters and has described the incident as a "hostile act"
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Sky News Breaking 21h
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Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has told Sky News that there will be "consequences" if Iran does not return control of the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero
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Sky News Breaking 21h
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Norbulk Shipping UK who own the Liberian-registered Mesdar says the ship's crew are "safe and well" and can continue their voyage after the vessel was boarded by armed guards
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Sky News Breaking 21h
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Iranian media reports Iran's Revolutionary Guard has not captured the Liberian-flagged ship Mesdar in the Gulf and it was "allowed to continue its course after being warned about safety issues"
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Sky News Breaking 22h
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Sky Sources say no UK citizens are on either the British-flagged or Liberian-flagged vessels which have been seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guard
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Sky News Breaking 22h
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Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says he is "extremely concerned" by the "unacceptable" seizure of two oil tankers by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz
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Sky News Breaking 23h
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Donald Trump says the U.S. will talk to Britain following reports that Iran's Revolutionary Guard has seized a British oil tanker
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Sky News Breaking 23h
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Iran's state news agency says the seized British-flagged tanker in the gulf had turned off its tracker and ignored warnings
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Sky News Breaking 23h
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The UK Chamber of Shipping says further protection for merchant vessels must be forthcoming following reports that the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero has been seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guard
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Sky News Breaking 23h
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The White House's national security council says the U.S. is aware of reports that Iranian forces have seized a British oil tanker and they will continue to work with allies and partners to "defend against Iran's malign behaviour"
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Sky News Breaking 24h
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Iranian state media reports the country's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker named Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz
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Sky News Breaking 24h
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Sky Sources say Defence Secretary Penny Mordaunt has been briefed on reports that a British-flagged oil tanker has moved towards Iranian waters
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Sky News Breaking 24h
The Ministry of Defence and Foreign Office say the Government is "urgently seeking further information" after reports that a British-flagged oil tanker has moved towards Iranian waters
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Sky News Breaking Jul 19
A spokesman for Boris Johnson says the Conservative Party leadership candidate and former Foreign Secretary spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump yesterday
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Sky News Breaking Jul 19
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Labour says emails that show Jeremy Corbyn's chief of staff Karie Murphy instructed party officials to compile a dossier setting out how the party's highest disciplinary body could be challenged are "entirely proper and show no attempt to interfere with any individual case"
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