Bahrain launches police Ombudsman program

Bahrain launches police Ombudsman program

HABIB TOUMI/GULF NEWS Bahrain’s first police ombudsman — an office that acts as a watchdog over a particular organization — vows his work will be…

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Qatar: Prevent Nuclear Terrorism

Qatar: Prevent Nuclear Terrorism

EMIRATES NEWS AGENCY–WAM Qatar issued a call for countries to cooperate to remove the threat of nuclear terrorism. In an official statement released in July…

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Patrolling the sky

Patrolling the sky

UNIPATH STAFF Turkmenistan has established a police aviation service to better protect citizens from crime and disasters. The aviation service, which falls under the Ministry…

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Bahraini forces stop bombs at the border

Bahraini forces stop bombs at the border

UNIPATH STAFF Bahraini officials seized a boat attempting to smuggle explosives into the country in December 2013. The 9-meter-long vessel was stopped about 3.7 kilometers…

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Kazakhstan Expands Transit Facility  to Aid ISAF Withdrawal

Kazakhstan Expands Transit Facility to Aid ISAF Withdrawal

UNIPATH STAFF In a move that could help build stability in Central Asia, Kazakhstan is preparing to expand the capacity of its Aktau seaport. Enlarging…

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Saudis Create National Guard Ministry

Saudis Create National Guard Ministry

REUTERS Saudi Arabia has created a new ministry to strengthen the National Guard’s role in the kingdom. In May 2013, King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al…

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Did you know?

Did you know?

UNIPATH STAFF Before 1997, the only special operations force in Lebanon was the Commando Regiment. During the reconstruction of the Lebanese Army, military commanders decided…

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Counterpiracy tops Oman’s agenda

Counterpiracy tops Oman’s agenda

UNIPATH STAFF Its vast coastline and location near the economically vital Strait of Hormuz convinced the Sultanate of Oman of the need for maritime security….

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United efforts required against drug traffickers

United efforts required against drug traffickers

KUWAIT NEWS AGENCY Countries are showing increasing determination to unite their efforts to fight illegal drugs, said Kuwaiti Col. Mohammad Al-Hazeem, head of operations at…

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Yemen Seizes Weapons

Yemen Seizes Weapons

YEMENI ARMED FORCES Yemeni armed forces continue to claim victories in stopping international arms smuggling, recently seizing a ship that was carrying weapons bound for…

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