- Al Jazeera English Published on Aug 4, 2019
Iranian naval forces have seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that was accused of smuggling fuel to Arab countries, according to state media. A commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) was quoted as saying on Sunday that the seized vessel was carrying 700,000 litres of fuel. Seven crew members, all foreigners, were arrested and taken to the southern port city of Bushehr. Al Jazeera’s Dorsa Jabbari reports from Tehran.