Rights activists have condemned radical opposition groups in Bahrain for exploiting children and forcing them to commit acts of sabotage and vandalism. Scores of children, as young as eight, were yesterday (February 14) seen blocking roads wit
Repeated sabotage of the pipeline carrying crude from Iraq's Kurdistan region to Turkey had cost it $501 million since July 1, the region's Ministry of Natural Resources said.
It had lost $251 million i
Anyone trying to sabotage Bahrain's national elections could be jailed for two years and fined up to BD2,000 ($5,303) under new rules proposed by the Shura Council.
Civil servants would face a tougher punishment of up to three
Libya's El Sarir oil field is still unable to pump oil to Hariga port after sabotage on a pipeline just north of the field where repairs are ongoing, an oil official said.
The pipeline was damaged and set o
Yemen resumed pumping crude through its main export pipeline after repair works were completed, the interior ministry said, after saboteurs blew it up, halting flows and disrupting an important source of revenue.
Oil output in Iraq's Kirkuk has slumped to 30,000 barrels a day since June, 90 per cent down on earlier this year, and a federal pipeline to the Turkish port of Ceyhan may be out of action for over a year due to sabotage, Kirkuk's govern
Several government websites in Saudi Arabia were sabotaged in a series of heavy cyber attacks from abroad in recent days, disabling them briefly until the attacks were repelled, the government said.
An investigation traced the &qu
Germany's Siemens on Sunday denied allegations by an Iranian lawmaker that it planted explosives in equipment sold to Iran for use in its nuclear programme.
"Siemens does not have any business ties with Iran's nuclear
Preparations are in full swing for a grand ceremony this week for the release of the final report by an independent commission tasked to probe unrest this year.
The much-awaited report by the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BIC