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    Fate of seized ship depends on crew cooperation: Iran

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 22, 2019

    Iran said Sunday the fate of a British-flagged tanker it is refusing to hand back after seizing it in the Gulf depends on the cooperation...

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    Iran ignores calls to release

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    Iran ignored mounting European appeals to release a British-flagged tanker on Saturday as Britain denounced a ‘dangerous move’ and summoned a senior diplomat from the...

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    Israel can mine data from social media

    Agence France-Presse . Jerusalem | Updated at 12:00am on July 21, 2019

    An Israeli spyware firm thought to have hacked WhatsApp in the past denied a report Friday that it had boasted to clients that it can...

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    Tanker seizure shows Iran choosing ‘dangerous path’: UK

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 04:08pm on July 20, 2019

    British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said Saturday that Tehran’s seizure of a UK-flagged oil tanker showed ‘worrying signs Iran may be choosing a dangerous path...

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    KSA to host US forces, says defence ministry

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 02:23pm on July 20, 2019

    Saudi Arabia has decided to host United States troops in a joint move with Washington to...

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    Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz for ‘breaking maritime rules’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 11:46am on July 20, 2019

    Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Friday that they had seized a British-flagged tanker in...

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    British tanker confiscated in Strait of Hormuz, say Iran Guards

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:33am on July 20, 2019

    Iran’s Revolutionary Guards announced Friday that they confiscated a British tanker in the strategic Strait of Hormuz for breaking...

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    US downs Iranian drone Tehran denies US claim

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    Tehran on Friday denied the United States had downed one of its drones, saying all Iranian aircraft were accounted for and jesting Washington may have...

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    Lawmaker brands Trump fascist

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar branded Donald Trump a ‘fascist’ on Thursday as the president sought to distance himself from mocking chants of ‘Send her back!’...

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    End Syria hospital attacks

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 12:00am on July 20, 2019

    Russia on Thursday opposed a United Nations Security Council resolution calling for an end to attacks on health facilities in Syria’s Idlib region, diplomats said...

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