Syrian Rebel with Israeli FAL Rifle →
Two members of the Syrian anti-goverment group known as the Free Syrian Army. The rebel in the foreground appears to be armed with an Israeli FN FAL with a low-zoom tactical-style scope mounted atop. Via The Firearm Blog
NZ Adopting FN MINIMI 7.62mm →
The New Zealand Defence Force has selected the FN Herstal 7.62mm Minimi TR as a replacement for the 5.56 mm LSW C9, currently in service. The weapons are being acquired now, with NZ delivery due to start from April this year, and introduction to service and issuing to units planned to occur in last quarter of 2012. The 7.62 LSW Minimi will be issued to certain Army and Air Force Units....
The second part of my interview with the Slovenian journalist Blaž Zgaga is up on Apache in French and in Dutch. This last part focuses on how the journalists did to obtain the documents on which they based their investigation, and the method they adopted to work on them. For the first part, follow this link.