Sunday 22 April 2018
Arms smuggling

Bahrain foils plot to smuggle arms from Iran

Bahrain has foiled a conspiracy to smuggle in high-grade explosives, automatic weapons and ammunition from Iran. Almost 44kg of explosives, eight automatic assault rifles with 32 ammunition magazines and a number of detonators hav


Bahrain arms smugglers remanded to police custody

Six men who allegedly smuggled large hauls of weapons into Bahrain were yesterday remanded in police custody for 30 days. The Bahrainis reportedly travelled to Iraq last year to receive militia training in weapons with Shi'ite


Obama urges Lebanon for clamp on arms smuggling

US President Barack Obama pressed Lebanon on Monday to crack down on arms smuggling into the country, saying the weapons posed a potential threat to neighboring Israel. The US accused Iran last month of illicit arms deliveries to Lebanon's

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