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US-Iran crisis: With massive shale reserve, America no longer hostage to West Asia fuel; India can ill-afford to be fence sitter for oil needs
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US-Iran crisis: With massive shale reserve, America no longer hostage to West Asia fuel; India can ill-afford to be fence sitter for oil needs

The events following the killing of General Soleimani should serve to show this cannot last: India might not have the luxury of sitting in the stands as the next West Asia crisis plays out.

Amid growing tensions with Iran, Australia to join US-led mission to protect shipping through Strait of Hormuz
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Amid growing tensions with Iran, Australia to join US-led mission to protect shipping through Strait of Hormuz

Australia will join the US-led mission to protect shipping through the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions with Iran, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Wednesday.

Iran-US tensions: Britain rules out seized tanker swap with Tehran, sends its most advanced warship to escort ships
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Iran-US tensions: Britain rules out seized tanker swap with Tehran, sends its most advanced warship to escort ships

Britain on Monday ruled out swapping seized oil tankers with Iran as a second UK warship arrived in the Gulf to conduct convoys that have irritated Tehran

Iran says Britain's seizure of oil tanker 'breaches 2015 nuclear deal' after officials meet in Vienna to keep bid alive
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Iran says Britain's seizure of oil tanker 'breaches 2015 nuclear deal' after officials meet in Vienna to keep bid alive

Iran on Sunday called Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of an ailing 2015 nuclear deal after remaining parties to the accord met in Vienna in a bid to keep it alive

Iran releases nine Indians, grants consular access to 21, including 18 crew members of British oil tanker Stena Impero
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Iran releases nine Indians, grants consular access to 21, including 18 crew members of British oil tanker Stena Impero

Iran has released nine out of 12 Indians who were on board the ship MT Riah that was detained in early July, official sources said Thursday

India ramps up efforts to secure release of 18 nationals onboard British tanker seized by Iran
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India ramps up efforts to secure release of 18 nationals onboard British tanker seized by Iran

Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale has met Iranian envoy Ali Chegeni as part of the government's efforts to secure the release of 18 Indians onboard a British oil tanker Impero seized by Iran

Oil rises on Middle East tensions, glum demand outlook caps gains; IEA closely monitoring developments in the Strait of Hormuz
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Oil rises on Middle East tensions, glum demand outlook caps gains; IEA closely monitoring developments in the Strait of Hormuz

The oil market is currently well supplied, with oil production exceeding demand in the first half of 2019, pushing up global stocks by 900,000 barrels per day, the IEA said in a statement.

Iran says seizure of British-flagged oil tanker was 'legal measure', claims it was aimed at ensuring region's security
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Iran says seizure of British-flagged oil tanker was 'legal measure', claims it was aimed at ensuring region's security

Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz was a 'legal measure', the spokesman for the Islamic republic's government said.

Iran captures 17 alleged spies working for CIA, sentences some to death, claims Iranian media reports amid tension with US
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Iran captures 17 alleged spies working for CIA, sentences some to death, claims Iranian media reports amid tension with US

Iran has captured 17 spies working for the US Central Intelligence Agency and some have been sentenced to death, Iranian media reported on Monday.

British PM Theresa May to hold emergency meeting today to discuss Iran's seizure of UK-flagged tanker in the Gulf
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British PM Theresa May to hold emergency meeting today to discuss Iran's seizure of UK-flagged tanker in the Gulf

Iran warned Sunday that the fate of a UK-flagged tanker it seized in the Gulf depends on an investigation, as Britain prepared for an emergency security meeting on Tehran's action

India in touch with Tehran to secure early release, repatriation of 18 Indians onboard British oil tanker seized by Iran
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India in touch with Tehran to secure early release, repatriation of 18 Indians onboard British oil tanker seized by Iran

Eighteen Indians onboard a British oil tanker seized by Iran, and India said it is in touch with Tehran to secure early release and repatriation of its nationals.

Indians among 23 crew member on board British tanker seized by Iran for 'violating international regulations'
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Indians among 23 crew member on board British tanker seized by Iran for 'violating international regulations'

Iran announced that it has seized a British tanker Steno Impero. Hours later, US official said that Iran has also seized a second tanker, the Liberian-flagged MV Masdar

Crude prices jump, Brent up over 2% after US Navy downs Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz
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Crude prices jump, Brent up over 2% after US Navy downs Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is reducing its 2019 oil demand forecast due to a slowing global economy amid a US-China trade spat, its executive director said on Thursday.

Iran contradicts Donald Trump's claim of 'destroying' drone, says it has 'no information' about incident
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Iran contradicts Donald Trump's claim of 'destroying' drone, says it has 'no information' about incident

Tensions in the Gulf region mounted on Thursday as Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz

Iran warns of enriching uranium to 20% after breaching key limit in nuclear deal; China blames US 'bullying' behind crisis
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Iran warns of enriching uranium to 20% after breaching key limit in nuclear deal; China blames US 'bullying' behind crisis

Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5 percent, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass US sanctions amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington

Oil prices jump to their highest in a month as US crude stocks fall, Middle East worries add support
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Oil prices jump to their highest in a month as US crude stocks fall, Middle East worries add support

Conflict between Washington and Tehran has stoked fears that shipments passing through the Strait of Hormuz—the world’s busiest oil supply route—could be disrupted.

UAE envoy assures India to cover shortfall in oil supplies after US sanctions on Iran
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UAE envoy assures India to cover shortfall in oil supplies after US sanctions on Iran

The UAE has assured India that it will cover any shortfall in oil supplies following the US sanctions on Iran, United Arab Emirates Ambassador to India Ahmed Al Banna said on Monday

India's Iran policy needs an intricate balancing act; New Delhi has Chabahar port, US ties at stake and China waiting on sidelines
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India's Iran policy needs an intricate balancing act; New Delhi has Chabahar port, US ties at stake and China waiting on sidelines

Considering the downside in not acting proactively, one can hope India's foreign policy establishment is entrenched in discussions about Iran around the world.

'Like firing a powder keg': Iran warns it will respond firmly to any US threat as tensions spike
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'Like firing a powder keg': Iran warns it will respond firmly to any US threat as tensions spike

Tehran said the drone was shot down over its territory and Washington said it had occurred in international airspace.

'Not looking for war': Donald Trump aborts retaliatory strike on Iran over possible casualties, signals hope for dialogue
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'Not looking for war': Donald Trump aborts retaliatory strike on Iran over possible casualties, signals hope for dialogue

Trump's decision to cancel what he said was a planned attack on three sites is suggestive of him wanting a diplomatic solution to end weeks of festering tensions with Iran, which Washington accuses of a spate of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf region.