Syrian civil war: ‘Three killed’ in attack on Turkish convoy

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Syria has condemned the convoy as an act of aggression and says it is heading for the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun A Syrian government air strike aiming to stop a Turkish convoy reaching a rebel-held town in northern Syria has killed three civilians, Turkey alleges. Another 12 people were […]

Syrian civil war: Damascus condemns Turkey convoy for Idlib

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Syria has condemned the convoy as an act of aggression and says it is heading for the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun Syria has condemned a Turkish convoy bound for a town in the rebel-held northern province of Idlib. Russian and Syrian air strikes are reportedly trying to halt the […]

Iran tanker row: Detained ship sets sail from Gibraltar

Media captionGrace 1: Inside the seized supertanker An Iranian ship held by Gibraltar since July on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria has left port. Marine tracking shows the tanker moving east into the Mediterranean. Its destination is not known. Gibraltar earlier rejected a request by the US to again seize the ship, which has […]

A young face scarred by war: The impact of a Syrian air strike one year on

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Iran tanker row: Gibraltar rejects US request to detain ship

Media captionGrace 1: Inside the seized supertanker Gibraltar has rejected a request by the US to again seize an Iranian tanker that it has been holding since July on suspicion of transporting oil to Syria. The US made the last-minute request on Friday, a day after Gibraltar lifted its detention order against Grace 1. Gibraltar […]

The 1975’s Matt Healy protests against Dubai anti-gay laws with kiss

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption “I don’t think we’ll be allowed back due to my ‘behaviour’,” Healy said Matt Healy, the frontman of Brit Award-winning band The 1975, has defied Dubai’s anti-LGBTQ laws by kissing a male audience member during a gig. Fan footage showed Healy venturing into the crowd and kissing a man […]

Syria war: Rebels shoot down government warplane

Image copyright AFP Image caption Rebel fighters posed for pictures with wreckage from the warplane A Syrian government warplane has been shot down during fighting in the rebel-held northern province of Idlib. It happened near the town of Khan Sheikhoun, which is being targeted in a Russian-backed government offensive. Syrian state news agency Sana said […]

Grace 1: Inside the seized supertanker

The BBC has obtained pictures from inside the Grace 1, which was seized in July. The ship was raided by Royal Marines off the coast of the British overseas territory, triggering a standoff with Tehran. Judges in Gibraltar are expected to decide within days whether to extend the detention of the supertanker. and on Tuesday […]

Iran tanker: US issues warrant to seize Grace 1 supertanker

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Grace 1, which is currently anchored in the Strait of Gibraltar, is carrying 2.1m barrels of oil The US justice department has issued a warrant to seize a detained Iranian oil tanker, a day after a judge in Gibraltar ordered it to be released. The Grace 1 supertanker, which is […]

Grace 1: US issues warrant to seize Iranian oil supertanker

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Grace 1, which is currently anchored in the Strait of Gibraltar, is carrying 2.1m barrels of oil The US Justice Department has issued a warrant to seize a detained Iranian oil tanker, a day after a judge in Gibraltar ordered it to be released. The Grace 1 supertanker, which is […]

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