NEWS SUMMARY-INTELLIGENCE REPORT FRIDAY 7/19-SATURDAY 7/20/2 NEWSDUMP EDITION

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At the end of a week of being under attack for "racism" President Trump intervening on behalf of a rap music artist being detained in Sweden. More on that further down this news summary but first...

BREAKING NEWS:

IRANIAN - MEDIA - REPORT - A - BRITISH

IRANIAN MEDIA REPORT THAT A BRITISH FLAGGED OIL TANKER HAS BEEN SEIZED BY IRANIAN FORCES.

IRAN CLAIMING THAT THE TANKER WAS SEIZED FOR VIOLATING MARITIME REGULATIONS.

AN - IRANIAN - OFFICIAL - TELLING - THE

AN IRANIAN OFFICIAL TELLING THE FARS NEWS AGENCY OF IRAN THAT THE VESSEL WAS INVOLVED IN AN ACCIDENT WITH AN IRANIAN FISHING BOAT AND IGNORED ITS DISTRESS CALL.

THE BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY JEREMY HUNT EARLIER SAID THAT TWO OIL TANKERS HAD BEEN SEIZED.

THE - SITUATION - INVOLVING - THE - LIBERIAN

BUT THE SITUATION INVOLVING THE LIBERIAN FLAGGED BUT BRITISH OWNED VESSEL MESDAR WAS A TEMPORARY BOARDING BY ARMED MEN EARLIER FRIDAY.

THE OWNERS OF THE 'STENA IMPERO' BOUND FOR SAUDI ARABIA SAID FRIDAY THAT THEY LOST CONTACT WITH THE TANKER AND THAT IT IS MOVING TOWARDS IRAN.

TANKER - WAS - SURROUNDED - BY - FOUR

THE TANKER WAS SURROUNDED BY FOUR IRANIAN BOATS AND A HELICOPTER IN INTERNATIONAL WATERS AT AROUND 11 AM FRIDAY EASTERN US TIME.

THE BBC REPORTS THAT THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT'S 'COBRA' EMERGENCY COMMITTEE MET TWICE FRIDAY TO DISCUSS THE MATTER.

SPOKESWOMAN - SAID - IRAN - ACTION - WAS

A BRITISH SPOKESWOMAN SAID IRAN ACTION WAS 'UNACCEPTABLE'.

UK VESSELS BEING ADVISED TO STAY OUT OF THE AREA.

UK - SAYING - IT - IS - SEEKING

THE UK SAYING IT IS SEEKING A DIPLOMATIC SOLUTION TO THE MATTER FOR NOW.

BUT ALSO SAYING THAT IF THE MATTER IS NOT 'RESOLVED QUICKLY' THERE WILL BE 'SERIOUS CONSEQUENCES'.

PRESIDENT - DONALD - TRUMP - SAYS - THE

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP SAYS THE UNITED STATES IS WORKING WITH THE UK ON THE MATTER.

Iran stated its intention in recent days to respond to the seizure of one of its tankers by the UK.

Friday - Supreme - Court - Gibraltar - Extension

Earlier Friday the Supreme Court in Gibraltar granted a 30-day extension for detention of that Iranian oil tanker seized earlier this month by British Royal Marines.

The seizure based on suspicion of the oil tanker carrying fuel for Syria in...
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