Iran circles Adabank
Iran is looking to buy the Turkish bank Adabank in order to get around U.S. financial sanctions. Adabank went into [...]
Turkey’s MIT or Milli Isthabarat Teskilati (National Intelligence Organisation) was founded in 1965. It handles internal and external intelligence-gathering for the Turkish government. For many years the MIT was operated by the army but it is opening more and more to civilian personnel too and is cooperating increasingly with US and Russian intelligence agencies.
Among the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) that have recently made their appearance on all the battlefields in the Middle and Near East, explosively formed penetrator (EFP) weapons are by far the most dangerous - they are shaped explosive charges concealed [...]