Tag: arms smuggling

  • Tanker Suspected Of Arms Trafficking in Gulf of Aden

    March 17: Djibouti Security Service suspects oil products tanker RED SEA 1 (IMO #9081071) of arms trafficking in the Gulf of Aden, claiming that the ship is tampering with her tracking […]

  • $13m Worth of Weapons Smuggled Through Djibouti Port Seized in Ethiopia; 24 Suspects Arrested

    March 11: Intelligence officials have told state-owned Ethiopian TV that a “container full of illegal firearms” that entered the country through the port of Djibouti has been seized. Officials are […]

  • Italy Arrests Captain of Vehicles Carrier Over Alleged Libya Arms Trafficking

    February 21: Italian authorities have arrested the captain of a Lebanese-flagged vehicles carrier ship which was seized in the port of Genoa on suspicion of trafficking arms to Libya, including […]

  • Arms Seizure at Kingston Port in Jamaica

    Law enforcement at Port Bustamante in Kingston disrupted an arms shipment that had arrived from the United States. The shipment contained four high-powered rifles (one AK-47, two M16 rifles, and […]

  • More Iran ties to Houthis

    Will findings see increased pressure placed on Iran? UN panel finds further evidence of Iran link to Yemen missiles UNITED NATIONS: Yemen’s Huthi rebels are still arming themselves with ballistic […]

  • Taming the IOR

    Indian Ocean states can build maritime security through increased coast guard cooperation, David Brewster writes. Can coast guards tame the ‘wild west’ of the Indian Ocean? Addressing future maritime security […]

  • Nigeria’s illegal weapons

    Nigeria battles illegal arms. Red alert at land borders, seaports, over influx of arms By Udeme Clement The influx of arms and ammunition into Nigeria from Turkey has taken a […]

  • 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 […]

  • Boat hit by Saudi jets

    Coalition forces clamp down on unknown vessels. Saudi jets attack Pakistani boat off Yemen, kill six sailors YEMEN – A Saudi air raid had targeted a boat carrying 12 Pakistani […]

  • 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 […]