US Issues Warrant To Seize Iranian Oil Tanker "Grace 1"
The US Justice Department has issued a warrant to seize a detained Iranian oil tanker; a day after a judge in Gibraltar ordered it to be released.
The Grace 1 Supertanker, which is carrying 2.1M Barrels of oil, was detained on 4 July on suspicion of illegally transporting oil to Syria.
A last-minute legal attempt by the US to keep the tanker detained was rejected by Gibraltar on Thursday.
Iran previously called the detention of Grace 1 an "illegal interception".