20,000 U.S. M-16s stolen from unguarded warehouse in Kuwait
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ABU DHABI — Kuwait has reported the theft of a massive amount of
“There were no guards during the break-in,” the ministry said on AprilThe Interior Ministry said thieves broke into a warehouse and stole a
huge amount of firearms and ammunition. The ministry said 20,000 U.S.-origin M-16 assault rifles and 15,000 rounds for 9mm pistols were stolen.
January 30, 2013
As the UN Security Council continues its Yemen visit after holding a closed meeting with Yemeni and GCC – Gulf Cooperation Council – officials in Sana’a, the capital, residents woke up under foreign military occupation.
Keen to guarantee the safety of its state officials and ensure that no faction, group or individual will try to derail efforts being made in regards to moving Yemen transition of power forward, the [...]
Copy of Document:
A former member of Iranian intelligence says Iran has ordered Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic regime’s Quds Forces, to assassinate Bahrain’s monarch as part of a renewed effort to launch a popular uprising to overthrow the minority Sunni government.
According to documents obtained by Hamidreza Zakeri, formerly with the Islamic regime’s Ministry of Intelligence and National Security, or MOIS, the plan also includes assassinating the chief of [...]
WASHINGTON: The United States is planning a significant military presence of 13,500 troops in Kuwait to give it the flexibility to respond to sudden conflicts in the region as Iraq adjusts to the withdrawal of American combat forces and the world nervously eyes Iran, according to a congressional report. The study by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee examined the US relationship with the six nations of the Gulf Cooperation Council [...]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States is planning a significant military presence of 13,500 troops in Kuwait to give it the flexibility to respond to sudden conflicts in the region as Iraq adjusts to the withdrawal of American combat forces and the world nervously eyes Iran, according to a congressional report.
The study by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee examined the U.S. relationship with the six nations of the Gulf Cooperation [...]
May 12, 2012
Life is a golden gift from Allah if you’re a certified member of the Gulf Counter-Revolution Club (GCC), also known as the Gulf Cooperation Council; Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates can torture, kill, repress and demonize their own subjects – in full confidence the “master” will let you get away with it.
Just as the Sunni al-Khalifa dynasty in power in [...]
April 5, 2012
A senior Yemeni politician has charged that the United States is making efforts to disintegrate the country in order to gain control over its oil resources.
Yemeni Revolution Salvation Front spokesman, Sultan al-Samei, told Al-Alam news channel on Tuesday that the US is seeking to reinforce its military presence in Yemen under the pretext of combating al-Qaeda in south of the country while its actual intent is expanding [...]
Saudi Arabia is delivering military equipment to Syrian rebels in an effort to stop bloodshed by President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, a top Arab diplomat said on Saturday.
“Saudi military equipment is on its way to Jordan to arm the Free Syrian Army,” the diplomat told AFP on condition of anonymity.
“This is a Saudi initiative to stop the massacres in Syria,” he added, saying that further “details will follow at a later [...]
February 6, 2012
A report by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) based on a one month inquiry by 160 monitors failed, as Pepe Escobar reports in the Asia Times, to conclude that:
… the “evil” Bashar al-Assad government is indiscriminately, and unilaterally, killing its own people, and so regime change is in order.
So the report was either ignored (by Western corporate media) or mercilessly destroyed – by Arab media, virtually all of it financed by [...]
This is an excellent article by Pepe Escobar (Asian Times) on the changing dynamics between
the usa, china and the Gulf Cooperation Council.
“Beijing may approach the House of Saud and quietly whisper, “Why don’t you sell me your oil in yuan?” Just like China buying Iranian oil and gas with yuan. Petroyuan, anyone? Now that’s an entirely new Star Trek.
The United States power projection and psychodrama over Iran can be understood [...]
An anti-government protester flashes the victory sign during a demonstration to demand …
SANAA/TAIZ (Reuters) – Government forces fired machine guns on Thursday to halt a protest against Yemen’s entrenched president, wounding dozens, and Gulf states sought to revive talks on a power transition to stem the rising bloodshed.
An opposition leader told Reuters the secretary general of the Gulf Cooperation Council(GCC) was due in Sanaa on Saturday to try to [...]
Reports emerged on March 14 that forces from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will enter Bahrain to help the Bahraini regime quell unrest. The report was published by Bahraini Alyam Newspaper (known for its close links with the ruling al-Khalifa family), and came one day after clashes occurred between Shiite protesters and police in the capital, Manama. Troops from United Arab Emirates are reportedly [...]