Showing posts with label smuggling. Show all posts
Showing posts with label smuggling. Show all posts

Friday, August 11, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

Turkish captain says Greek coast guard fired on his ship in Aegean : CNN Turk

The Greek coast guard fired bullets at a Turkey-flagged freighter in the Aegean Sea on July 3 after it refused to obey calls from the Greek authorities to stop at a Greek port, the captain of the ship has said.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Clashes erupt between tribes and ISIS "militants" in Sinai

Three people were injured in clashes between militants and local tribes in the Sinai peninsula in a fight that began when militants shot at a truck smuggling cigarettes into the area, Egyptian security officials said Monday.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

95 Percent of Helmand Province in Afghanistan Under Taliban Control

In Afghanistan, Taliban "militants" have regained much of their traditional stronghold of Helmand Province and are now poised to recapture its entire territory. In an interview with Sputnik, Helmand-based political analyst Toufan Waziri blamed this on the government’s negligence, the political crisis and NATO inactivity.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Rights group blasts EU plans on halting Libya migrant exodus

Human Rights Watch on Wednesday warned that the European Union measures on curbing the flow of migrants from Libya to the bloc risk condemning asylum-seekers to "violent abuse" by armed groups in the North African nation.

Monday, June 27, 2016

CIA Weapons Sent to Syria "Militants" Sold in Jordan: Report

Arms shipped into Jordan by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia intended for Syria-based "militants" fighting the Syrian government have been systematically stolen and sold in the black market, a report said on Sunday.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

EU extends naval operation against human smuggling

The European Union (EU) on Monday announced to extend until July 27, 2017 the mandate of the EUNAFOR MED Operation Sophia, the EU naval operation to disrupt the business model of human smugglers and traffickers in the southern central Mediterranean.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Turkey probes Russia’s ‘politically motivated’ claims on smuggled Syrian antiquities

Turkey is investigating Russian claims that Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in Syria and Iraq have profited from smuggling stolen antiquities through its territory, despite its belief the charges were politically motivated, a Turkish official said on April 7.

Monday, April 4, 2016

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Under Military Pressure, Islamic State Lost 22 Percent of Territory in 15 Months

Increased military pressure against Islamic State fighters in both Syria and Iraq led to the group losing 22 percent of its territory in the past 15 months, with about half of the loss coming since the beginning of this year.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

OTAN envía barcos para frenar crisis de migrantes en Europa

Se trata de ayudar a Grecia, Turquía y la Unión Europea a frenar el flujo de migrantes y refugiados, dijo Jens Stoltenberg, el máximo responsable de la OTAN, quien describió la situación como una "tragedia humana...

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...