Has UAE oil tanker been seized by Iran?

An oil tanker belonging to the United Arab Emirates has gone missing while sailing through the Strait of Hormuz, prompting fears it has been seized by Iran.  

The Riah tanker was last tracked in the Strait around 11pm on Saturday when it suddenly slowed down and turned to face Iran, before it stopped transmitting data.

US security officials say the crew have failed to make contact ever since and are increasingly convinced the vessel was intercepted by Revolutionary Guards forces the Mailonline reports.

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