Tag Archives: Turkey

Turkish police intercept massive arms shipments to Middle East | General | World Bulletin

Turkish police have stormed an illegal arms manufacturing factory in the central Anatolian province of Konya, seizing 4,500 guns and detaining two dozen suspects believed to be involved in the production and shipment of the arms to Middle Eastern countries. Last fall, Yemeni authorities confiscated boxes of ammunition originating from Turkey in the southern Yemeni […]

Yemen seizes ship carrying weapons – Saudi Gazette

SANA’A – Yemeni armed forces on Sunday managed to seize a ship off Yemen’s coast carrying weapons, the Supreme Security Committee said. The ship was intercepted as entering the Yemeni territorial waters near Zoqar Island in the Red Sea and was carrying Turkish-made arms, Yemen News Agency (Saba) quoted an official source at the committee […]

DHS and Turkish Customs Ministry to Work Together to Enhance Security and Trade Facilitation | Homeland Security

Today, DHS Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Alan Bersin and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Acting Commissioner Thomas Winkowski met with Turkish Ministry of Customs and Trade Under Secretary Ziya Altunyaldiz, to discuss efforts to secure and facilitate legitimate trade and travel. This meeting was a follow up to Secretary Janet Napolitano’s trip to Turkey […]

Turkish aid vessel sets sail for Somalia | Somalilandpress.com | Somali News Online from Somaliland – Somalia and Horn of Africa

A humanitarian aid ship of the Turkish Red Crescent carrying food and construction materials was set to depart on Wednesday for Somalia as part of Turkey’s drive to contribute to the African nation’s efforts to fight starvation and to reconstruct their country. The aid vessel is loaded with concrete plant and paving stone factory supplies, […]

Turkey Eyes Yemen LNG Imports, Cargo Already Received- Yemen Post English Newspaper Online

Turkey received the first LNG shipment from Yemen early this week just as the country is seeking to sign an agreement with the Yemeni government on importing more LNG cargoes, the official Althawra newspaper reported on Monday. The paper quoted Turkish ambassador to Sanaa Fazli Corman as saying the cargo was 163.000 cubic meters of […]

Turkey hunts arms smugglers as shipment found in Yemen – The National

01 Feb 2013 – ISTANBUL // Illegal shipments of tens of thousands of handguns and rifles from Turkish manufacturers, bound for Yemen and sometimes hidden in boxes of biscuits or labelled as plastic kitchen tools, have been seized in the past two years, officials say. via Turkey hunts arms smugglers as shipment found in Yemen […]

No Turkish connection to new found weapon cargo – Yemen Post English Newspaper Online

26 Jan 2013 – When Yemen authorities reported last Thursday they discovered yet another weapon cargo baring the made in Turkey seal, allegations immediately resurfaced that Ankara was illegally exporting weapons to Yemen. A closer look at the evidences paint an entirely different picture. via No Turkish connection to new found weapon cargo – Yemen Post […]