Dubai may have to do without Bakewell tarts if UK ports ‘meltdown’ post-Brexit
Annual trade between Dubai and the UK is worth around US $9.6 billion, and the UAE as a whole is Britain’s sixth biggest overseas market
Iranian tanker departs Gibraltar and enters international waters
Iran’s ambassador to Britain, Hamid Baeidinejad, confirmed in a post on Twitter that the oil tanker was headed to international waters.
Iranian tanker remains off Gibraltar despite being set free
Gibraltar’s chief minister, Fabian Picardo, said earlier that the tanker was free to leave as soon as it had organised its logistics
UK sends HMS Kent to Arabian Gulf to join US Navy mission
The deployment was first announced last month and will see the Kent relieve another British ship, HMS Duncan, already working in the region
UK’s foreign minister rules out tanker swap with Iran
The statement was made by the new foreign secretary, Dominic Raab in relation to Iran’s capture of the British-flagged tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz on July 19.
HMS Duncan arrives in Gulf as British navy begins escorts in Strait of Hormuz
UK Defence Ministry takes action after Iranian soldiers seized a tanker in the Gulf region
Britain says planning European-led protection force in Gulf
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says seeking to put together a maritime mission as Iran tensions grow
Saudi Arabia and Oman get behind UK in Iranian tanker fight
Oman and Saudi Arabia have called on Iran to release the Stena Impero, which was impounded with its 23 crew members at the port of Bandar Abbas
Iran seizes UK oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz despite Royal Navy intervention
The Iranian Revolutionary Guard boarded the vessel via helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz, accusing the vessel of breaking maritime navigational regulations.
UAE confirms oil tanker missing in Iranian waters, UK sends additional warships
The UAE is monitoring the situation with international partners
Passengers' fury at British Airways after Abu Dhabi flight cancellations
British Airways cancelled or rerouted direct flights from the UAE to the UK
UK raises threat level for British ships in Arabian Gulf, sends more warships
A security level of 3 means that there is an imminent risk of an attack on a UK ship, according to the International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS) security code.

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