The Adrian Darya 1, formerly named the Grace 1, was seized by Gibraltar police and British special forces on July 4 on suspicion of shipping oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions. Photo: Reuters

Iran appears to outplay US in tanker saga, sells 2.1 million barrels of oil to unnamed buyer

  • Tanker was seized by Gibraltar police and British special forces on July 4 on suspicion of shipping oil to Syria in breach of EU sanctions
  • The US wants to seize the ship and has been warning nations not to accept it
Topic |   Iran

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The Adrian Darya 1, formerly named the Grace 1, was seized by Gibraltar police and British special forces on July 4 on suspicion of shipping oil to Syria in breach of European Union sanctions. Photo: Reuters
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The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Iran warns US against seizing its supertanker as it heads for Greece

  • US wants to detain the tanker on the grounds that it had links to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard
  • Tehran says any seizure attempt would have heavy consequences
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The Grace 1, renamed the Adrian Darya 1, left anchorage off Gibraltar on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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