Tag: weapons smuggling

  • Arms smugglers caught

    Successful operation foils smugglers. CMF and EU NAVFOR Conduct a Coordinated Operation Against Arms Smuggling in the Gulf of Aden On 22nd September, whilst conducting Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) missions in […]

  • NZ heads to CMF

    Combined Maritime Forces tackle piracy and smuggling. NZDF To Help Counter Piracy And Trafficking in Middle East The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is sending a 55-member contingent and an […]

  • Yemen: Iranian arms confirmed?

    More evidence of Iranian involvement in Yemen arms smuggling. Arms Seized Off Coast of Yemen Appear to Have Been Made in Iran By C. J. CHIVERS and ERIC SCHMITT Photographs […]

  • Yemen, Iran and illegal weapons

    Conflict Armament Research releases report. Arabian Sea raids on arms smugglers show Iran-Yemen link When Western navies raided three dhows in the Arabian Sea this year, some of the weapons […]

  • Weapons smugglers nabbed

    Second interception in as many days. Arab coalition intercepts boats carrying weapons to Yemen Aden — Arab coalition helicopters and naval units intercepted two boats off the port of Salif, […]

  • Yemeni maths issue?

    How many? Really? 40 ‘warships’? REALLY? Forty Iranian Warships Violate Yemeni Territorial Waters By Arafat Madabish and Abdul Hadi Habtoor Aden, Riyadh- High-ranking Yemeni sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that around […]

  • U.S. Navy Intercepts Yemen-Bound Arms Smugglers

    Third major arms haul in region. U.S. Navy Intercepts Yemen-Bound Arms Smugglers The U.S. Navy announced Monday that the coastal patrol ship USS Sirocco intercepted and boarded a stateless vessel […]

  • Chinese ship carrying arms held

    Huge find by Colombian officials. Colombia detains Cuba-bound Chinese ship carrying arms Colombian officials have detained the captain of a Chinese ship bound for Cuba for illegally carrying explosives and […]

  • UN concerned over Libya

    Oil and weapon smuggling a major concern. Libya needs international maritime force to help stop illicit oil, weapons – UN experts Libyan authorities are unable to halt the illicit trade […]