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Israel seizes ship with Iranian arms for Gaza

Israel seizes ship with Iranian arms for Gaza

JERUSALEM – Israeli naval commandos on Tuesday seized a cargo ship in the Mediterranean carrying what Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said were Iranian-supplied weapons intended for Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.
A military spokeswoman said Israeli forces met no resistance when they intercepted the German-owned “Victoria” some 200 miles from Israel and were taking the vessel to the Israeli port of Ashdod.
Israel maintains a land and naval blockade of the Gaza

Watney seizes WGC win at Doral

MIAMI – Nick Watney arrived at the $8.5 million Cadillac Championship one of the hottest players in golf, if not the most famous, and he departed with his first World Golf Championships title. With four consecutive top-10 finishes under his belt this year, Watney deserved to be among the favourites for the elite WGC event at Doral’s Blue Monster, where he finished a close second two years ago. The 29-year -old may not have been a name on everyone’s lips, but he soon will be if he

CCP seizes proof against edible oil cartels

ISLAMABAD – The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) on Friday conducted search and inspection operation at offices of Pakistan Vanaspati Manufacturers Association (PVMA) and Pakistan Edible Oil Refiners Association (PEORA) in Islamabad and Karachi to impound documentary evidences of the associations’ alleged involvement in anti-competitive practices.
The CCP took notice of continuously increasing ghee and cooking oil prices as reported in various sections of press. Ghee and

FIA seizes Moonis Elahi’s dairy farm

LAHORE – A dairy farm of Al-Tahoor, located in Kasur was seized by Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Thursday because it is owned by Moonis Elahi, who is allegedly involved in a land scam of National Insurance Company Limited (NICL). Sources said that the FIA officials on Wednesday raided the said dairy and seized it, taking charge of all the activities.
All the workers are doing their jobs and the aim is to stop the movement of tractors, animals and other possessions from

Customs DEC seizes 2kg heroin from Zambian woman

KARACHI – The Pakistan Customs Drug Enforcement Cell (DEC) Karachi Airport Unit recovered and confiscated two kilogrammes of heroin from the possession of a female passenger of Zambia on Wednesday.
The Customs DEC staff, following a tip-off that the drug mafia has been using African female passengers for drug trafficking, intercepting a Zambian passenger Rosaria Mubanga at the International Departure Hall of the Jinnah International Airport when she arrived there to take an

NH&MP arrests five, seizes looted valuables

LAHORE – National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) N-5 Central on Thursday arrested five criminals involved in different criminal activities and seized stolen vehicles, cash, mobiles, animals and other valuables from their possession.
NH&MP also recovered 7 bags of urea fertilizers, and helped three-year-old kidnapped girl Tayyaba to reunite with her family. NH&MP arrested Waheed, Afshan, Nasir Ali, Rafiq and Ghazanfer for their involvement in different crimes and took a