US detains smuggling ship, UK seizes drugs in Mideast waters

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The U.S. Navy seized a boat in the Gulf of Oman carrying fertilizer used to make explosives. The boat was caught last year smuggling weapons to Yemen. The British royal navy said it confiscated 1,041 kilograms (2,295 pounds) of illegal drugs. The interdictions were just the latest in the volatile waters of the Persian Gulf.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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Times of India

US detains smuggling ship, UK seizes drugs in Mideast waters

Middle East News: DUBAI: The US Navy announced Sunday it seized a boat in the Gulf of Oman carrying fertiliser used to make explosives that was caught last year smuggli.

4 months ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

HMS Montrose: Royal Navy seizes drugs in Gulf of Oman

A team from HMS Montrose found heroin, methamphetamine, hashish and marijuana

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Independent

HMS Montrose helps seize £15m of drugs in Gulf of Oman

The operation, which involved the seizure of more than a tonne of drugs including heroin, lasted almost 10 hours.

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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abc News

US detains smuggling ship, UK seizes drugs in Mideast waters

The U.S. Navy says it seized a boat in the Gulf of Oman carrying fertilizer used to make explosives that was caught last year smuggling weapons to Yemen

4 months ago·United States
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CNN

UK Royal Navy seizes more than $20 million worth of drugs in Gulf of Oman

The British Royal Navy has seized more than a ton of illicit drugs worth almost £15 million ($20.3 million) in the Gulf of Oman, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) said in a statement on Sunday.

4 months ago·Atlanta, United States
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Associated Press News

US detains smuggling ship, UK seizes drugs in Mideast waters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Navy announced Sunday it seized a boat in the Gulf of Oman carrying fertilizer used to make explosives that was caught last year smuggling weapons to Yemen.

4 months ago·United States
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