Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Saudi weapon shipment to US seized

(Trade Arabia, AFP)Italian authorities seized a container full of weapons including Kalashnikov assault rifles and plastic explosives bound for the U.S. from Saudi Arabia in May, Press reports said. Il Mattino newspaper reported that the 'arsenal' was discovered during a search of a ship registered to an unnamed ex-Soviet republic vessel which was travelling from Saudi Arabia to the U.S. east coast. In addition to 70 AK-47 assault rifles and plastics used in explosives, the shipment also contained launch pads for rockets, it said. An inquiry is under way with the participation of U.S. secret services, said an AFP report. Source: Intercessors for America

Lord, act in Your own displeasure toward those who would strike terror into the earth. (Ezekiel 32:22-25; Psalm 7:11-16) Root out and bring terrorists to justice. Please show mercy, expose and thwart terrorist schemes. Grant wisdom, discernment and protection to all in authority working to prevent terrorist attacks.