The US Supreme Court tossed out a decision by a federal appeals court in New York that would have allowed families of those killed in the 1983 attack on US Marine barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, to move forward in collecting claims against Central Bank of Iran worth $1.68 billion.
Eastern Libyan forces seized a Grenada-flagged ship with Turkish crew on Saturday off the Libyan coast, a spokesman said, amid rising tensions with Turkey, which supports the rival and internationally recognized Libyan government in Tripoli.
Iranian border guards in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan managed to smash a major drug ring, capturing 500 kilograms of opium, commander of the provincial border police announced on Sunday.
Deputy Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Police Brigadier-General Ayyoob Soleimani said on Thursday that police seized a huge haul of narcotics in Orumiyeh, West Azerbaijan province, northwestern Iran.
Gibraltar says the US has applied to seize an Iranian oil tanker, which is being held in the British overseas territory, on unknown grounds, after UK media reported that the vessel’s release was imminent following a set of diplomatic exchanges between Tehran and London.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has released details of its recent capturing of a foreign tanker smuggling one million liters of Iranian fuel near the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf.
A clash between police force in southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchestan and an armed gang of drug traffickers resulted in death of four members of the gang and seizure of over two tons of different kinds of drugs.
Myanmar authorities seized more than 10 million meth pills worth $13.3 million over the weekend, police said on Monday, another massive haul in a country widely believed to be the world's largest methamphetamine producer.
Alleged Perth, Western Australia (WA), meth dealers were stripped of close to $11.6 million in illicit profits police said, after two separate drug busts this week netted 10 kilograms of meth, almost $1.6 million cash and two guns.
The police commander of Sistan and Baluchestan Province said on Thursday that one ton and eight kilograms of illicit drugs were seized during separate operations by police forces in the cities of Iranshahr and Zabol.