Trump axes McMaster, names Bolton as national security advisor

Friday, 23 March 2018

US President Donald Trump replaced his embattled national security advisor HR McMaster with hardline Fox News pundit and former UN ambassador John Bolton on Thursday. "I am pleased to announce that, effective 4/9/18, @AmbJohnBolton will be my new National Security Advisor," Trump said in a tweet. "I am very thankful for the service of General H.R. McMaster who has done an outstanding job & will always remain my friend. There will be an official contact handover on 4/9." ...

Dubai to police without policemen in new tech initiative that includes surveillance blimp

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Dubai Police are reassigning police officers to fewer administrative and procedural tasks across the emirate in favor of scaled up operations backed by advanced technology to boost human surveillance, the Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) announced, Monday, thatA new initiative called “Police without Policemen” is part of the Dubai 10X plan, which targets to position Dubai a decade ahead of all other cities in the world according to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown ...

Saudi Crown Prince on the last day in UK: Security high on the agenda

Friday, 9 March 2018

The talks on the last day of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's visit to the UK focused on defense and security during the Friday meetings with British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson and British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson. Saudi Crown Prince met with British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and discussed the bilateral relations and the joint cooperation in various fields, in addition to the developments in the Middle East region and efforts exerted to enhance security and stability ...

Saudi-UK cooperation is a two-way street

Thursday, 8 March 2018

All eyes are on the ongoing visit by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the UK this week. It might be a short visit with a lot of symbolism and photo opportunity events but beneath it lies issues of more substance and importance to both sides. Despite some criticism from politicians on the left and anti-war campaigners to the visit, the overall message is clear – both Saudi Arabia and the UK will stand to benefit from a closer relationship with each other rather than drifting apart. ...

Dr. Mohamed A. Ramady

Turkey detains 12 ISIS suspects, seeks eight others

Monday, 5 March 2018

Police on Monday detained 12 suspected ISIS militants in the Turkish capital, Ankara, and were searching for eight others, state media reported, as the US Embassy was closed due to an unspecified security threat. The Ankara chief prosecutor's office said in a statement that all of the suspects captured in the police operation were foreign nationals. They were allegedly trying to recruit members for the extremist group and were in contact with people in "conflict zones," the statement ...

Forget RoboCop: Dubai Police unveils the ‘Smart Dog’

Saturday, 24 February 2018

Dubai Police have introduced a ‘Smart Dog’ which aims to keep UAE homes secure. The current model of the robotic K9 was unveiled to public eyes during the Innovation month exhibition in Dubai. Weighing around 35 Kg, the dog-like machine features a 360-degree Wi-Fi camera for all-round surveillance. Through this, the dog can transmit clips directly to the owner or the police. Living up to its pup name, the dog, which alerts its owner when necessary, also has speech recognition ...

Monitor: 15 Russian private security workers dead in Syria

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Fifteen Russians employed in Syria by a private security company were killed when an unexplained explosion rocked an arms depot at their base in the war-torn country, a monitor said Wednesday. The incident happened at the company’s weapons storage facility at Tabiya Jazira a few days ago in the northeastern province of Deir Ezzor, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Observatory directory Rami Abdel Rahman said the company in question was in charge of ...

Egypt begins security operation against ‘terrorists’, closes Gaza border

Friday, 9 February 2018

Egypt on Friday launched a major security operation involving the army and police against “terrorist and criminal elements and organizations” across the country, the army spokesman said. The army spokesman said the operation covers areas in Sinai, the Delta and the Western Desert and it follows a three-month deadline set by President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to crush a years-long Islamist insurgency. “The law enforcement forces began this morning implementing the comprehensive ...

The significance of new explosions in Baghdad

Thursday, 18 January 2018

The explosion at the Tayran Square in Baghdad earlier this week is the worst terrorist attack to target the capital and its citizens in a long time. We can draw one conclusion from this attack which was carried out in this particular area and after one day from the explosion at the Aden Square: Terrorism is back. Nothing prevents terrorism from returning to how it was years ago when it struck on a pretty much daily basis. Many believed terrorism escalated during that past phase due to security ...

Adnan Hussein

US suspends ‘security assistance’ to Pakistan

Friday, 5 January 2018

The United States has suspended its security assistance to Pakistani forces, the State Department said Thursday, demanding “decisive action” against Taliban factions based in the country. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert was unable to put a dollar sum on the funds that will be frozen, but said it was in addition to the $255 million in military aid it has already put on hold. “Today we can confirm that we are suspending security assistance to Pakistan at this time,” Nauert said. ...

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