A Spanish Civil Guard boat sails in front of Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, anchored after being captured in July by British Marines off the coast of the British Mediterranean territory on suspicion of violating sanctions against Syria in the southern Strait of Gibraltar. Spain 13 August 2019. Photo: REUTERS / Jon Nazca

UK denies plan to release Iranian oil tanker

The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian tanker captured by Marines in the Mediterranean, despite a

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Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo Co, the Japanese company that operates one of the two tankers attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, shows a photo of the tanker during a press conference in Tokyo on Friday. Photo: AP / Jae C Hong

Japanese tanker owner says US is wrong about Gulf attack

The Japanese operator of one of the two tankers attacked near the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday said

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