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Amphibious infantry corps, United Kingdom

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Royal Marines: Amphibious infantry corps, United Kingdom
The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the amphibious light infantry and also one of the five fighting arms of the Royal Navy. The marines can trace their origins back to the formation of the English Army's "Duke of York and Albany's maritime regiment of Foot" at the grounds of the Honourable Artillery Company on 28 October 1664.

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Royal Marine who died after training incident named

The family of Ethan Jones said joining the Royal Marines had fulfilled his dream.
BBC News - Published

Royal Marine dies after training exercise on beach in Cornwall

A Royal Marine recruit has died following a training exercise on a Cornwall beach, according to Ministry of Defence.
Independent - Published

Royal Marine injured on exercise at Tregantle beach near Plymouth

The recruit was taking part in training on a beach when he got into difficulty in the water.
BBC News - Published

HMS Defender: Royal Navy seizes £3.3m of crystal meth in Arabian Sea

Sailors and Royal Marines spotted a "suspicious" ship during a patrol in the Arabian Sea.
BBC News - Published

Man admits killing decorated Royal Marine veteran in road rage row

Andrej Szaruta received medals for serving in Falklands War, two tours in Northern Ireland, and Bosnian war
Independent - Published

Former Royal Marines help injured dogs with hydrotherapy

The former dog handlers began the hydrotherapy business after their animals were killed on duty.
BBC News - Published

Iran says it has sold oil from tanker released by Gibraltar

Iran has sold the oil from a tanker released by Gibraltar after weeks in the custody of British Royal Marines and the vessel's owner will decide on its next destination, IRIB news agency quoted an..
Reuters - Published

Court documents show U.S. seeks seizure of Iranian tanker violating sanctions

Newly released U.S. court documents show the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, citing evidence that it..
Reuters - Published

U.S. warrant issued for seizure of Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar

A U.S. court has issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian tanker that British Royal Marines had seized last month in Gibraltar, a court document showed on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker, paving way for ship swap

Gibraltar decided on Thursday to free the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, detained off the British overseas territory six weeks ago by Royal Marines, paving the way for a possible swap for a..
Reuters - Published

Seized Iran tanker to be released in Gibraltar

The ship carrying Iranian oil was stopped by Royal Marines in July, triggering a standoff with Iran
BBC News - Published

United States seeks to seize the Iranian vessel in Gibraltar: newspaper

The United States has applied to seize the Iranian Grace 1 tanker in Gibraltar commandeered by British Royal Marines in the Mediterranean last month, complicating a possible tanker swap between Britain..
Reuters - Published

Gibraltar to release Iranian oil tanker on Thursday: Sun newspaper

The British territory of Gibraltar will on Thursday release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean in July, the Sun newspaper reported, citing sources close to Gibraltar..
Reuters - Published

Iran says Britain might release oil tanker soon, Gibraltar says not yet

The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian oil tanker seized by Royal Marines in the Mediterranean despite an Iranian report that it could do so on Tuesday, an official..
Reuters - Published

Royal Marines forced crew of Iranian tanker to kneel at gunpoint, says captain

Captains says British troops used excessive force
Independent - Published

Royal Marines used excessive force, says tanker captain

Crew members were made to kneel on the deck at gunpoint, says the captain of a seized oil tanker.
BBC News - Published

Britain sends second warship to gulf amid tensions with Iran: Sky

Britain is sending a second warship to the Gulf amid growing tensions with Iran after Royal Marines seized an Iranian tanker off the coast of Gibraltar last week, Sky News reported.
Reuters - Published

Iran calls on Britain to release seized oil tanker immediately

Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release an oil tanker that British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a foreign..
Reuters - Published

Iran calls on Britain to immediately release its seized supertanker: IRNA

Iran called on Britain on Friday to immediately release its oil tanker which British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion that it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, a..
Reuters - Published

Iranian tanker wasn't headed to Syria: Iran deputy foreign minister

An Iranian tanker captured by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar was not headed to Syria, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday in a press conference broadcast live on state TV.
Reuters - Published

UK should be 'scared' of Tehran's response over tanker, cleric says: Fars

Britain should be "scared" about Tehran's possible retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar, the Fars semi-official news agency on Saturday reported an..
Reuters - Published

Iran cleric says Britain should be 'scared' of Tehran's reaction to tanker seizure: Fars

An Iranian cleric warned Britain on Saturday about Tehran's retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted Mohammad Ali..
Reuters - Published

Iran threatens British shipping in retaliation for tanker seizure

An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker in Gibraltar by Royal Marines.
Reuters - Published

Panama says it cut Iran oil tanker from boat registry after terrorism alert

Panama's Maritime Authority said on Thursday that Grace 1, a giant Iranian oil tanker seized by British Royal Marines in Gibraltar, was no longer listed in Panama's international boat registry as of..
Reuters - Published

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions

British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran's fury and could escalate..
Reuters - Published

Oil tanker bound for Syria seized in Gibraltar for sanctions-busting

British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that could escalate confrontation between the West and..
Reuters - Published

Royal Marines detain oil tanker on way to Syria

Authorities say they had reason to believe the ship was carrying crude oil to a sanctioned refinery.
BBC News - Published

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