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ISS: Cameroon alone can’t stop illicit arms flooding into the country

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In the face of a separatist conflict and violent extremism, Cameroon must secure help from neighbouring Nigeria and Chad. The proliferation of illegal arms in...

SIPRI warns arms for Mozambique will not necessarily end insurgency

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As the Southern African Development Community (SADC) mulls options with regard to military intervention in Mozambique, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) maintains...

Biden administration approved $735 million arms sale to Israel – sources

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President Joe Biden's administration approved the potential sale of $735 million in precision-guided weapons to Israel, and congressional sources said on Monday that US...

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...

Despite criticism at home, French arms sales double in the Middle...

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France's weapons sales to the Middle East doubled in 2017, a government report showed, as President Emmanuel Macron defied pressure from lawmakers...

Israel looks to supply more arms to Africa

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The Israeli ministry of defence has prepared a new plan to increase the export of military hardware to Africa starting this year. "Some...

UN Disarmament Commission debates arms race in outer space

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Despite a deteriorating security situation there are signs of progress in the field of disarmament, including the intention of the Democratic People's...

US arms exports grow significantly with Asia and the Middle East...

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Continuing an upward trend that began in the early 2000s, the volume of international transfers of major weapons in 2013/17 was 10%...

Zuma to face corruption charges

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Former South African president Jacob Zuma is to face corruption charges over a $2.5 billion arms deal, prosecutors said, as a years-old...

Protests against US arms embargo in South Sudan

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Hundreds of protesters massed outside the US embassy and UN headquarters in South Sudan's capital chanting slogans against an arms embargo imposed...

Russia considering lifting Libyan arms embargo – diplomat

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Russia will consider easing an arms embargo on Libya Interfax news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov as saying. Libyan Prime...

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