Bahrain will introduce face and eye recognition technology at the border, an Interior Ministry official said.
He told MPs during their weekly session that specialist companies from Japan and France were advising on the project, re
American Science and Engineering (AS&E), a leading supplier of innovative X-ray detection solutions, said it has won orders from two Middle Eastern government agencies for supply of its advanced Z Portal multi-view X-ray screening systems. &
Abu Dhabi Customs has signed a co-operation agreement with the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in bid to enhance security measures and better secure trade and travel between the two countries.
The agreement is aimed at enha
Turkey has shut its side of the last border crossing with Syria still controlled by President Bashar al-Assad's government, stepping up security following two deadly bombings this month.
Fifty-one people were killed when twin
Jordan closed its main border crossing with Syria on Monday after two days of fighting there between Syrian troops and rebel fighters, Jordan's information minister said.
Border traders said passengers were turned back at the
Iraq shut a border crossing with Syria on Sunday after rebels battling to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad seized the other side of the frontier post from his army, Iraqi military sources said.
The Iraqi army fired warni
South Sudan is willing to withdraw its army from the disputed border with Sudan, President Salva Kiir said, signalling a possible compromise at a summit with his Sudanese counterpart.
Kiir and Sudan's Omar Hassan al-Bashir agr
Syrian government forces bombed rebel positions in the frontier town of Ras al-Ain on Monday, killing at least 12 people according to opposition activists, and prompting Turkey to scramble fighter jets along the border.
Turkey said it will formally ask North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato) on Monday to set up missiles on its border with Syria due to growing concern about spillover from a 20-month-old civil war in its neighbour, a German newspaper reported.