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Turkey urged not to send arms to Somali police unit

Somalia’s opposition has written to Turkey urging it not to send a planned shipment of weapons to a special police unit they fear incumbent...

Trump administration considers ending Congress’ review of arms sales – sources

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President Donald Trump’s administration is considering ending a long-standing system for congressional review of foreign weapons sales, congressional aides said on Thursday, a plan...

Trump aims to sidestep another arms pact to sell more US...

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The Trump administration plans to reinterpret a Cold War-era arms agreement between 34 nations with the goal of allowing US defense contractors to sell...

UN pushing to halt embargo violations in Libya

The UN envoy for Libya hopes an international conference next month will produce a Security Council resolution committing foreign powers to stopping an escalating...

China’s arms exports on the rise

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Beijing continues to build its stature as a global arms exporter, according to the Pentagon’s annual report to Congress on the military and security...

Uganda helped South Sudan breach EU arms embargo – claim

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Uganda helped funnel European arms and ammunition to South Sudan at the height of its civil war, circumventing a European Union arms...

US arms exports up

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US arms sales to foreign governments rose 13% to $192.3 billion (£147.2 billion) in the year ending September 30, the State Department...

U.S. arms makers praise new U.S. weapons export policy

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U.S. arms makers attending the Farnborough Airshow in Britain on Monday lauded the U.S. government's push to sell more weapons overseas and...

UN imposes arms embargo on South Sudan

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The United Nations Security Council imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after civil war broke out in the...

Western Balkan countries arms exports

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Western Balkan countries led by Serbia exported over 500 million euros worth of weapons, ammunition and equipment in 2016, with Saudi Arabia...

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Joint Standing Committee on Defence shows short memory span

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSCD) publicly acknowledged the “exceptional leadership” of outgoing SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief General Solly Shoke last...
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