Iranian forces boarded a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship in the Gulf on Tuesday after patrol boats fired warning shots across its bow and ordered it deeper into Iranian waters, the Pentagon said.
US planes and a destroyer were
Kurdish peshmerga forces retook a small crude oil station near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk which Islamic State insurgents seized earlier, but the fate of 15 employees remained unclear.
Two officials from
A Bahrain-based naval force has seized drugs worth millions of dollars from a dhow sailing off the coast of East Africa.
A total of 324kg of heroin with a street value of $132 million was confiscated by the Combined Maritime Force
More than 60,000 fake mobiles worth Dh48 million ($130.6 million) were seized from August 9 to 23 by Dubai Police’s Criminal Investigations Department (CID), said a report.
The CID’s Anti-Economic Crime Department reco
Thousands of dinars worth of tobacco has been seized and destroyed as part of a major crackdown on banned products in Bahrain.
Teams from the Health and Interior ministries raided a warehouse in Manama where th
More than 11 tonnes of different drugs were seized last year by UAE’s Ministry of Interior.
Colonel Saeed Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Anti-Narcotics Federal Directorate General at the Ministry of Interior, revealed t
The Traffic and Patrols Directorate at the Abu Dhabi Police have seized more than 2,500 vehicles for driving at dangerous speeds on the internal and external roads of the emirate in the first eight months of this year.
The Israeli navy seized an international pro-Palestinian activist ship in the Mediterranean sea on Saturday to prevent it breaching its blockade of the Gaza Strip, a military spokeswoman said.
She said no one was hurt when
Algerian security forces have found a large cache of weapons, including shoulder-fired missiles, which they believe were smuggled in from neighbouring Libya, according to a security source.
The weapons cache was discovered in the desert ab
Bahrain's MPs want property belonging to the Iranian Embassy in Manama to be converted into government office space.
They voted in favour of seizing the property yesterday, although it was unclear whether that meant a severing of ties