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Libyan arms embargo “totally ineffective”

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A 10-year-long arms embargo on Libya remains “totally ineffective” according to a UN Panel of Experts in its final report to the Security Council...

EU launches Operation Irini to enforce Libya arms embargo

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The European Union is stepping up its efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on Libya through the launch of a new CSDP (Common...

Ship’s captain arrested in connection with arms trafficking

Italian authorities arrested the captain of a Lebanese-flagged cargo ship seized in the port of Genoa on suspicion of trafficking arms, including tanks and...

EU Mediterranean operation to support Libya arms embargo

The European Union will launch a new naval and air mission in the eastern Mediterranean to stop weapons reaching warring factions in Libya, foreign...

Libya arms embargo a joke – UN

An arms embargo aimed at curbing fighting in Libya is meaningless because of violations and it is imperative those who breach it are held...

Libya arms embargo breached

Countries backing rival factions in Libya violated an arms embargo they agreed to a week ago at a summit in Berlin, the United Nations...

Four countries accused of violating Libya sanctions – UN report

Jordan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Turkey repeatedly violated an arms embargo on Libya and it is “highly probable” a foreign attack aircraft...

Germany extends Saudi arms embargo

Germany has extended its embargo on exporting weapons to Saudi Arabia by six months, a spokesman for the German government said. “Until 31 March...

US set for South Sudan arms embargo

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The United States is set to announce an arms embargo against South Sudan, three sources familiar with the decision told Reuters, stepping...

ISS: How can arms embargoes be made more effective?

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Arms embargoes are the most common type of sanction currently applied by the United Nations (UN), and one of the five main...

ISS: How can arms embargoes be made more effective?

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Arms embargoes are the most common type of sanction currently applied by the United Nations (UN), and one of the five main...

Kerry tells South Sudan leaders stick to peace deal or face...

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US Secretary of State John Kerry has urged South Sudan's leaders to "get the job done" by fully implementing a peace deal...

Ugandan president opposes South Sudan arms embargo

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Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni said he was opposed to a UN plan to impose an arms embargo on his neighbour South Sudan,...

Arms embargo exemptions being considered for new Libyan government

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World powers including the United States are ready to consider demands from Libya's new unity government for exemptions from a U.N. arms...

U.N. council removes 12-year-old arms embargo on Ivory Coast

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The United Nations Security Council lifted a 12-year-old arms embargo on Ivory Coast on Thursday and renewed the U.N. peacekeeping mission in...

U.N. council set to lift Ivory Coast arms embargo

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The United Nations Security Council is set to lift a 12-year-old arms embargo on Ivory Coast on Thursday and renew the U.N....

Angola says proposes U.N. arms embargo on South Sudan

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Angola said on Friday it has proposed that the United Nations Security Council impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, where more...

U.N. concerned by spread of arms in Libya, arms embargo unchanged

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The United Nations Security Council expressed concern on Friday at the proliferation of arms and ammunition in Libya as it left an...

UN report accuses foreign governments of arming both sides in Libyan...

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A new United Nations Panel of Experts report on the Libyan arms embargo has singled out the Sudanese and Egyptian governments as...

Libya, Egypt ask U.N. to lift arms embargo to fight Islamic...

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Libya and Egypt asked the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday to lift an arms embargo on Libya, impose a naval blockade...

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