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Iran descends into outright piracy and confrontation with the West

The indications are mounting that Iran is adopting an even more hardline stance, and that it is moving towards war. Op-ed

Iran moves into outright piracy and confrontation with the West

Explosions reported on oil tankers in UAE

Apparent drone attack in Abu Dhabi, with three explosions reported on oil tankers and airport. Iran-backed militia claims responsibility.

Explosions reported on oil tankers in UAE

US: Iran briefly seized oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

US military says the Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

US: Iran briefly seized oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

Bahrain hosts meeting on maritime security after Gulf attacks

Reps from over 60 countries, including Israel, meet in Bahrain to discuss maritime security following Iranian attacks on tankers.

Bahrain hosts meeting on maritime security after Gulf attacks

Iranian lawmaker: US, Zionists and Saudis attacked our tanker

Senior Iranian lawmaker claims his country will present proof that Israel, the US and Saudi Arabia were behind attack on Iranian oil tanker.

Iranian lawmaker: US, Zionists and Saudis attacked our tanker

British oil tanker sails out of Iranian waters

British-flagged Stena Impero arrives at Dubai’s Port Rashid, two months after being seized by Iran's Revolutionary Guards.

British oil tanker sails out of Iranian waters

Iran to release British-flagged oil tanker

Iranian maritime official confirms the Stena Impero, seized in July, will be released soon.

Iran to release British-flagged oil tanker

US: We have proof that Iranian tanker transferred oil to Syria

State Department says it has evidence that Adrian Darya 1 transferred its crude oil to the Syrian government, breaking assurances it gave.

US: We have proof that Iranian tanker transferred oil to Syria

Iran: British tanker could be released 'within days'

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman says "necessary steps" are underway to set free the tanker seized in the Gulf in July.

Iran: British tanker could be released 'within days'

Report: US cyberattack hurt Iran's ability to attack tankers

Secret US cyberattack against Iran in June wiped out critical database used to plot attacks against oil tankers, officials say.

Report: US cyberattack hurt Iran's ability to attack tankers

Report: Iran to release seized British oil tanker

Sweden officials say Stena Impero, captured by Revolutionary Guards in July, will be released soon.

Report: Iran to release seized British oil tanker

'We'll prevent Iranian tanker from delivering oil to Syria'

Secretary of State says US will take every action it can to prevent Iranian tanker from delivering oil to Syria.

'We'll prevent Iranian tanker from delivering oil to Syria'player

Rouhani hints tanker swap with Britain is possible

Iranian President signals his country might be willing to release British-flagged oil tanker if Britain releases a detained Iranian tanker.

Rouhani hints tanker swap with Britain is possible

Saudi Arabia: Iran's actions 'completely unacceptable'

Saudi Arabia slams Iran's seizure of British-flagged tanker in Persian Gulf.

Saudi Arabia: Iran's actions 'completely unacceptable'

Britain: Iran's seizure of tanker a 'hostile act'

Britain complains to UN over Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf.

Britain: Iran's seizure of tanker a 'hostile act'

Iran tries to seize British tanker in Persian Gulf

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps unsuccessfully tries to seize British oil tanker after UK seized Iranian tanker in Gibraltar.

Iran tries to seize British tanker in Persian Gulf

US-bound Saudi oil tankers 'heavily damaged' in attacks

Following US warnings of Iranian attacks, two Saudi tankers bringing oil to US hit in sabotage attacks, leaving them seriously damaged.

US-bound Saudi oil tankers 'heavily damaged' in attacks

Russia shows video of strikes on ISIS oil trucks

Onslaught has wiped out nearly 2,000 ISIS oil tankers since Russia entered the war in Syria. There were 189 sorties last Thursday alone.

Russia shows video of airstrikes on ISIS oil trucksplayer