Wednesday 1 April 2015

Terror cell 11 jailed over arms cache in Bahrain

Eleven members of a terrorist cell who stashed machine guns and bullets in a secret underground warehouse have been jailed for 15 years.   The cache included five AK-47s, five 9mm handguns, five silencers and 3,4


Father-son jailed for arms smuggling in Bahrain

A Bahraini father and his teenage son have been jailed for 10 years each in connection with smuggling weapons into Bahrain. The 49-year-old man, who worked for the Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Ministry, and the 19-year-


Chemical weapons disposal will cost $1bn: Assad

President Bashar Al-Assad said on Wednesday it would cost about $1 billion to get rid of Syria's chemical weapons under a US-Russian deal reached last week. In an interview on the Fox News television channel, Assad said his go


US sending lethal aid to Syrian rebels

The United States has begun distributing some weapons to the Syrian rebels, a spokesman for the Syrian Coalition of groups opposed to President Bashar Al-Assad said on Tuesday, after months of reported delays. White House official

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