Posts Tagged ‘security’

Flight attendant attempts to bring loaded gun to Philly airport; Airport cop accidentally discharges weapon

A flight attendant was detained and subsequently charged with disorderly conduct after she tried to pass through the Philadelphia International Airport security with a loaded gun in her purse, causing alarm when a police accidentally discharged the weapon while securing it last Sunday. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Looming tax break loss alarms Kenyan farmers

Reintroducing VAT on farm inputs, many of which are already priced beyond the reach of most Kenyan small-scale farmers, could undermine agricultural production and threaten food security, experts and farmers say. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Libyan rebels’ military leader reported dead

Abdel Fattah Younes, Gaddafi’s former security minister who defected to the rebel side in February, had been summoned to a judicial committee that was looking into the military operations View full post on UK Business Stories

Israel’s Emergency Regulations Get Lease on Life

The Media Line Staff Jerusalem, Israel (TML) – At a time when the Arab regimes are suspending state-of-emergency laws in the face of popular protests, Israeli lawmakers have quietly voted to extend them another year into their seventh decade. A joint meeting of the Knesset’s Foreign Affairs and Defense committee and the Constitution, Law and […]

Somalia charges Al Shabaab with destabilizing Puntland

Abdi Hajji Hussein – AHN News Correspondent Mogadishu, Somalia (AHN) – Somalia’s interim federal government on Thursday accused Al Shabaab, an organization loyal to Al Qaeda, of destabilizing the regions under the semi-autonomous state of Puntland, an area described as more peaceful than much of the rest of the country. Speaking to journalists in Mogadishu, […]

Somali journalist union condemns detention of news broadcasters

Shafi’i Abokar – AHN News AHN Correspondent Mogadishu, Somalia (AHN) – The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ), which lobbies for the rights of Somali journalists, has vehemently condemned the detentions of a local radio director and his news editor by the Somali government’s security forces in Mogadishu on Sunday. NUSOJ secretary general Omar Faruk […]

Somali president fires top security officers

Abdi Hajji Hussein – AHN News Correspondent Mogadishu, Somalia (AHN) – The beleaguered president of the transitional federal government (TFG) of Somalia on Monday evening fired four top security officers. Speaking at news conference in the capital and dressed in Somalia’s military uniform, Sheikh Sharif Sheikh Ahmed, said that the move was in response to […]

Israeli, Palestinian Ministers Trade Blame For Stalled Peace Process

The Media Line Staff Jerusalem, Israel David Rosenberg – Israel Industry, Trade and Labor Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer and his Palestinian counterpart, Economic Minister Dr. Hassan Abu-Libdeh, sought to tackle a host of economic issues in a private meeting in Jerusalem on Wednesday, but the two agreed that economic cooperation couldn’t substitute for a peace agreement. […]

Legal action on personal data misuse

Govt seeks to ensure that personal data is not revealed without consent, except in case of national security View full post on Business Stories

Hamas Warns Against Buying Cars Imported From Israel

The Media Line Staff Gaza, Palestinian Territory (TML) – The Hamas government in the Gaza Strip is warning local politicians, government officials and faction leaders against buying cars imported from Israel for fear they may contain eavesdropping equipment or even remote-activated bombs planted by Israeli security agencies. Ihab Ghossein, a spokesman for Hamas’ Ministry of […]