Five Britons held in Iran after yacht seized in Gulf

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Five Britons are being detained in Iran after Tehran's navy seized their yacht, which may have strayed into Iranian waters in the Gulf, the Foreign Office said Monday.

In the November 25 incident -- which comes amid a spike in long-tense ties between Iran and the West -- the racing yacht crewed by five Britons "was stopped by Iranian naval vessels," the Foreign Office said.

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