Iran Seizes 3 British Navy Boats, Detains 8 Sailors

(New York Times) Iran seized three small British Royal Navy boats and arrested all eight sailors on board on Monday after they entered Iranian waters. The navy was delivering the three boats to the Iraqi Riverine Patrol Service when the sailors were stopped on the Shatt al Arab, a stretch of water that marks the southern boundary between Iran and Iraq.

2004-06-22 00:00:00

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