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(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 06, 2019 A ship approaches supertanker Grace 1 off the coast of Gibraltar on July 6, 2019. Gibraltar police have arrested the Indian captain and chief officer of a seized Iranian tanker suspected of breaching…
British Defense Secretary Penny Mordaunt called the incident a “hostile act”
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July 20, 2019
British Airways planes are parked at Heathrow Airport, Jan. 10, 2017. The airline cancelled flights from two major airports Saturday because, it said, of a power outage.
It gave no details about what prompted the move, which will affect flights for a week
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July 20, 2019
Kurdish security members gather near a restaurant where a gunman opened fire in Irbil, Iraq, July 17, 2019.
Diplomat was one of at least two people shot dead on Wednesday when a gunman opened fire in a restaurant where Turkish diplomats were dining
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July 20, 2019
Saudi-led coalition officials show to U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie an exibit of weapons and missiles that is used by Houthi attacks against Saudi Arabia, in Riyadh
Coalition spokesman Turki al Maliki says five Houthi air defense systems were targeted, overnight
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July 20, 2019
Ecuador' s President Lenin Moreno, center right, and his wife Rocio Gonzalez arrive at the National Assembly to deliver his State of Nation speech in Quito, Ecuador, Friday, May 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)
Visit has so far been dominated by growing threat of terrorism in Western Hemisphere
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July 20, 2019
Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, is seen at Bander Abass port
Britain warns of "robust" reaction to vessel's capture
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July 20, 2019
This undated handout photograph shows the Stena Impero, a British-flagged vessel owned by Stena Bulk, at an undisclosed location, obtained by Reuters, July 19, 2019.
The British foreign minister worried Saturday that Iran had taken a ‘dangerous path’ after it seized a British-flagged tanker Friday
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July 20, 2019