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Qatar stops Bahraini cruiser in its waters

Qatar stops Bahraini cruiser in its waters

The Coasts and Borders Security patrols stopped a Bahraini cruiser catching fish in Qatari territorial waters, the Ministry of Interior announced on Saturday.

Five South Koreans kidnapped in waters off Benin released

Five South Koreans kidnapped in waters off Benin released

The South Korean Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday the release of five South Korean citizens kidnapped by an armed group in Benin's territorial waters in West Africa.

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

China's military is holding exercises this week in waters near Taiwan, China's maritime safety agency said days after Beijing reiterated it was ready to fight if there was any move towards independence ...

Philippines says Chinese vessels in disputed waters illegal

Philippines says Chinese vessels in disputed waters illegal

The presence of more than 200 Chinese fishing boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea is illegal and a clear violation of Philippine sovereignty ...

At least 5 people killed in flashfloods in southern France, waters rising

At least 5 people killed in flashfloods in southern France, waters rising

At least five people were killed in flash floods in the southwestern Aude area of France after several months worth of rain fell in just a few hours overnight, the local government prefect said on Monday.

Kuwait denies its waters used for Iran supplies to Houthis

Kuwait denies its waters used for Iran supplies to Houthis

Kuwait on Wednesday denied a Reuters report that Iran was using the Gulf Arab state's waters to smuggle weapons and equipment to Houthi forces in Yemen.

New species of crab found in Qatar waters

New species of crab found in Qatar waters

A research team from the Marine Biology Cluster at Qatar University Environmental Science Center (QU-ESC) has discovered a new species of crab during an exploration trip on the research vessel Janan.

Friends of Houthis and Saleh take police reins

Friends of Houthis and Saleh take police reins

Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has appointed top security officials known for their close ties to Shia militiamen who have overrun the capital...