24 September 2021
After 5 weeks at sea @HMSQNLZ arrives at the US Naval Facility, Apra harbour, Guam
.@HMSTrent seen from the Targus River Bridge as she sailed from Lisbon today1 month ago
[email protected] seen from the Targus River Bridge as she sailed from Lisbon today
Reuters reports Britain will discuss Iran's attack on the Mercer Street off the coast of Oman during a closed-door UN Security Council on Friday, diplomats said, but the 15-member body is not expected to take any action
1 month ago
The UK says it's door is "ajar" for diplomacy with Iran but it will impose a cost if Tehran's new president chooses hostilities. @DominicRaab, the foreign secretary, described this as a "crossroads" moment for the Islamic Republic
US Navy EP3 Orion 159887 over Strait of Hormuz1 month ago
US Navy EP3 Orion 159887 over Strait of Hormuz
The US State Department: We believe that the hijackers of the Asphalt Princess are Iranians, but it cannot be confirmed
1 month ago
Dominic Raab:The UK & US are united in our condemnation of Iran's attack on MV Mercer Street off the coast of Oman. I spoke to @SecBlinken about the situation & need for Iran to stop its destabilising behaviour. We continue to work together to protect international peace & security
1 month ago
Dominic Raab:The UK has written to @UN Security Council President @ambtstirumurti alongside Romania & Liberia to raise Iran's attack on MV Mercer Street. The Council must respond to Iran's destabilising actions & lack of respect for international law
1 month ago
The UK Chief of the Defence Staff said: "What we need to be doing fundamentally is calling out Iran for very reckless behaviour
1 month ago
General Sir Nick Carter, the UK's military chief, says Iran made a "big mistake" by attacking an Israeli-linked tanker off Oman, killing a UK national & a Romanian, & warned "ultimately we have got to restore deterrence". He was speaking in an interview on @BBCr4today
1 month ago
British Navy: The hijackers evacuated the hijacked ship off the Gulf of Oman
The White House: We are closely monitoring developments in the Gulf of Oman and coordinating with the British and other international partners regarding what is happening in the Gulf waters
1 month ago
British naval security sources: Iranian-backed forces have seized a ship in the Gulf of Oman
UKMTO: An Incident is currently underway in position 2502.00NN 05728.54E. Incident upgraded to Potential Hijack1 month ago
UKMTO: An Incident is currently underway in position 2502.00NN 05728.54E. Incident upgraded to Potential Hijack
Speaking outside 10 Downing Street after meeting with Boris Johnson, ⁦@Tsihanouskaya⁩ says she believes the death of the head of Belarusian House in Kyiv is a crime - and that she too can disappear at any moment, and we understand this1 month ago
Speaking outside 10 Downing Street after meeting with Boris Johnson, ⁦@Tsihanouskaya⁩ says she believes the death of the head of Belarusian House in Kyiv is "a crime" - and that she too "can disappear at any moment, and we understand this"
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya met with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson1 month ago
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya met with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson
We, the Chairs of Foreign Affairs Committees of Latvia, Estonia, Czech Republic, Ireland, Lithuania, Poland, UK, Ukraine, US parliaments, continue to oppose the NordStream2 pipeline project and insist that the EU, USA and @NATO must work together to counter Russian aggression in Ukraine and mitigate the risks increased by NS2
1 month ago
The British Foreign Office stresses the importance of ensuring freedom of navigation for ships in accordance with international law
1 month ago
The Iranian Ambassador to the UK, Mohsen Baharvand, was summoned today to the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office by the Minister for the Middle East, James Cleverly, in response to the unlawful attack committed on MV Mercer Street on 29 July, @FCDOGovUK says
1 month ago
A UK @DefenceHQ team is being sent to help investigate an attack (blamed on Iran) of an Israeli-linked tanker in the Arabian Sea off Oman, killing a British security guard. The personnel will assist with the investigation & will be looking at the MercerStreet tanker itself
1 month ago
A man's been arrested on suspicion of arson and two people have been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire at Cromer Court block of flats, Liden in Swindon early yesterday morning
1 month ago
Shipdham death: Murder arrest as woman dies at house
1 month ago
The UK's military chief General Sir Nick Carter has just spoken with his Israeli counterpart, Lieutenant General Aviv Kohavi. @Israeli army said they "discussed recent events in the region and common challenges faced by both countries"
The foreign secretary said the UK is working with international partners on a concerted response to this unacceptable attack. He did not give a sense of what that response might be. Israel has already urged a tough response to MercerStreet tanker attack. Full UK statement1 month ago
The foreign secretary said the UK is working with international partners on a "concerted response to this unacceptable attack". He did not give a sense of what that response might be. Israel has already urged a tough response to MercerStreet tanker attack. Full UK statement
1 month ago
UK says it's "highly likely" Iran attacked Israeli-linked tanker off Oman on Thursday with one or more drones, killing 2 crew, including a Briton. @DominicRaab said: "We believe this attack was deliberate, targeted, and a clear violation of international law by Iran"
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Sunday Israel was privy to "evidence" proving Iran was behind the deadly tanker attack off Oman, warning his country could "send a message" in retaliation
1 month ago
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office: We are deeply concerned by today's incident off the coast of Oman. Our thoughts are with the loved ones of the British and Romanian nationals killed in the incident. Vessels must be allowed to navigate freely in accordance with international law
1 month ago
Israel's Foreign Minister Yair Lapid spoke with his British counterpart Dominic Raab, and noted "the need to respond harshly" to the attack on the Mercer Street oil tanker, his office says
The UK national killed in the Mercer Street tanker attack was a security guard with @AmbreyLtd.  The maritime security firm said a team member was tragically killed in a security incident Our thoughts are with the family & friends of those involved1 month ago
The UK national killed in the Mercer Street tanker attack was a security guard with @AmbreyLtd. The maritime security firm said "a team member was tragically killed in a security incident Our thoughts are with the family & friends of those involved"
Video from last night murder scene in Greenwich South East London where a 30 year old was Fatally stabbed to death1 month ago
Video from last night murder scene in Greenwich South East London where a 30 year old was Fatally stabbed to death
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