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Stolen Somali weapons for sale on open market

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At least 600 weapons stolen from a former United Arab Emirates-run training centre in Mogadishu are for sale in the city, weapons...

US welcomes Libya’s destruction of chemical weapons stockpile

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The White House congratulated Libya for destroying its remaining chemical weapons stockpile and called on Syria to eliminate its chemical weapons programme....

ISS: Are West Africa’s gunsmiths making violence cheap?

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The trafficking and illicit circulation of small arms and light weapons are often discussed in the context of fuelling instability and insecurity...

Over 2 000 weapons stolen from SA Police armouries

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More than 500 firearms a year have been stolen from SA Police Service armouries over the last four years. This means two thousand...

Somalia’s Puntland region captures weapons-laden boat from Yemen

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Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Puntland seized a boat loaded with weapons from Yemen in Saturday's early hours, the regional maritime police chief...

Police arrest suspect in connection with 9 SAI weapons theft

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It took just short of a week for the combined skills of the SA Police Service and the Directorate for Priority Crime...

SA police find weapons stash in basement

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South African police discovered weapons and explosives including a suicide bomb vest stashed in the basement of a Johannesburg building on Monday....

SA hoping to sell weapons to Iran

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South Africa is hoping to sell some R1.5 billion worth of weapons to Iran, including Umkhonto surface-to-air missiles. This is according to an...

One accused of theft of arms and ammunition from Naval Base...

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The theft of arms and ammunition from Naval Base Simon's Town last July has had a court sequel with one of three...

Arabian Sea raids on arms smugglers show Iran-Yemen link

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When Western navies raided three dhows in the Arabian Sea this year, some of the weapons they found matched arms taken from...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...