Iran frees Brit tanker Sep 23, 2019 - British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero held by Iran for 2 months has set sail. I had heard it needed repairs. The Swedish-owned vessel was free to leave. The ship’s seizure was seen as a tit-for-tat move after authorities in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar detained an Iranian tanker in July. www.rt.com/newsline/469500-tanker-stena-iran-waters
4 killed in 5.8 Iran earthquake Nov 8, 2019 - A 5.8 earthquake in northwestern Iran killed 4 and injured 70. The quake struck at 2 am southwest of Ardabil. It was relatively strong and caused many people to run out of their homes in panic in the middle of the night.