Monday 30 November 2015

‘Military grade’ weapons seized in Bahrain

Police have seized a large quantity of foreign ‘military grade’ weapons and explosives from a house in Nuwaidrat, Bahrain. The Interior Ministry last night announced that the unprecedented amount of internationally sourced explosiv


Iran says Maersk ship released

Iran has released a Marshall-Islands flagged container ship and its crew which were seized last month in one of the world's major oil shipping lanes, the Students News Agency Isna quoted a foreign ministry official as saying.


Libya warns against buying crude from seized ports

Libya warned customers against buying any crude offered by a pro-autonomy group which seized three oil ports in the east of the Opec producer more than five months ago, the state oil firm said on Saturday. The heavily-armed group


Libya rebels loot seized towns

Libyan rebel fighters who captured villages from forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi have looted shops, burnt homes and beaten people suspected of supporting the Libyan leader, Human Right Watch said. Since Libya's conflict broke out five mont

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