Gulf Times - Chinese-warships
Philippines warns foreign vessels not to pass without notice

Philippines warns foreign vessels not to pass without notice

The Philippines on Tuesday warned it would enforce in an "unfriendly manner" a diplomatic protocol that foreign vessels passing through the country's territorial waters must give prior notice or gain clearance from the government.

Chinese warships drill in waters near Taiwan

Chinese warships drill in waters near Taiwan

A formation of Chinese warships has been holding daily combat drills for more than a week in waters near Taiwan, China's state media said on Tuesday, amid heightened tension between Beijing and the self-ruled island.

Qatar calls for IAEA safeguards for Mideast N-facilities

Qatar calls for IAEA safeguards for Mideast N-facilities

Qatar has called for urgent implementation of the resolutions of international legitimacy on subjecting all nuclear facilities in the Middle East to the comprehensive IAEA safeguards, as an essential step for the establishment of a nuclear-free zone in the Middle East, which enhances the effectivene