Archive for October, 2013

Syria chemical equipment destroyed

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Syria's declared equipment for producing, mixing and filling chemical weapons has been destroyed, the international watchdog OPCW says.

Anti-ICJ protesters told to avoid border – The Nation

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Anti-ICJ protesters told to avoid border
The Nation
The presence of protesters might block troop movements," General Prayuth Chan-ocha said. Prayuth was speaking after visiting an Army Ranger task force in Si Sa Ket to ensure military preparedness ahead of the ruling. He said he was concerned that ...

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Analysis: As Iran closes in on nuclear capability, regional states pursue … – Jerusalem Post

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Analysis: As Iran closes in on nuclear capability, regional states pursue ...
Jerusalem Post
For example, in 2011, Saudi Arabia's Prince Turki al-Faisal said his country might produce nuclear weapons if Iran got them. The Guardian reported in 2010 that Western intelligence officials believe Pakistan promised to provide Saudi Arabia with ...
Nuclear-free Mideast callGulf Daily News

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VIDEO: Syria chemical weapons: The background

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
International inspectors have completed the destruction of Syria's declared chemical weapons-producing equipment - one day ahead of schedule.

Online travel in Saudi Arabia to exceed USD1.9bn in 2014

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
The online travel industry in Saudi Arabia is developing at a rapid rate with online bookings expected to exceed USD1.9bn in 2014, according to Travelport co-sponsored research.

VIDEO: Syria chemical weapons: The next step

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
One day before the deadline, the international watchdog has confirmed that Syria's declared equipment for producing, mixing and filling chemical weapons has been destroyed.

AUDIO: Polio ‘menace’ hits Syrian children

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
President of the International Rescue Committee says polio outbreak is a 'shocking jolting reminder' of the impact of war on human life

Anti-ICJ protesters should avoid border areas: Army chief – The Nation

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Anti-ICJ protesters should avoid border areas: Army chief
The Nation
"The presence of protesters might block troop movements," General Prayuth Chan-ocha said. Prayuth was speaking after visiting an Army Ranger task force in Si Sa Ket to ensure military preparedness ahead of the ruling. He said he was concerned that ...

Chinese DM: Stop seeing China’s arms sales through “colored glasses” – Xinhua

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Chinese DM: Stop seeing China's arms sales through "colored glasses"
Xinhua
BEIJING, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese Defense Ministry on Thursday urges "some people" to stop looking at China's arms sales through "colored glasses." Defense Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun made the remarks at a monthly news briefing in response ...

VIDEO: Israel’s hope for diplomacy with Iran

Thursday, October 31st, 2013
Israeli Minister of Intelligence, Yuval Steinitz, tells BBC HARDtalk he hopes diplomacy with Iran will succeed.