Showing posts with label weapons. Show all posts
Showing posts with label weapons. Show all posts

Sunday, January 15, 2023

More heavy weapons for Ukraine ‘in the near future’: NATO chief

 

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 Ukraine can expect more deliveries of heavy weapons from Western countries soon, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in an interview with German media on Sunday.

Saturday, December 31, 2022

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Nineteen Trains With Arms Sent By US To Europe Via Greek Port This Month Alone -Port Chief

port of Alexandroupolis

The US has sent 19 trains with military equipment through the Greek port of Alexandroupolis to Europe in December alone, chairman of the port authority Konstantinos Chatzimichail said on Tuesday.

Monday, December 5, 2022

Global arms sales rise for 7th year despite supply chain issues

Global arms sales rise for 7th year despite supply chain issues

Sales of arms and military services by the world’s 100 biggest defence companies rose 1.9 percent to $592BN in 2021 despite supply chain issues that held up shipments of critical components, according to new data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

West increases arms supplies to Ukraine instead of humanitarian aid — diplomat - TASS

arms supplies to Ukraine instead of humanitarian aid


Instead of increasing supply of humanitarian aid to Ukraine, Western countries are pumping the country with weapons, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a news briefing on Tuesday.

Sunday, December 26, 2021

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Mexico sues US-based gun makers seeking $10 BILLION in damages over illegal arms trafficking

 

Mexico sues US-based gun makers seeking $10 BILLION in damages over illegal arms trafficking

Mexico is suing multiple major US gun makers, accusing them of negligent business practices that allegedly spawned illegal arms flows over the border, resulting in rampant violence and numerous Mexican deaths.

Monday, March 15, 2021

Report: Middle East Sees Biggest Import of Arms in Last 5 Years - FARS

Middle East Sees Biggest Import of Arms

 International arms sales and purchases have levelled off after years of sharp growth, with deliveries of major weapons staying at the same level between 2011-2015 and 2016-2020, according to a leading defence think-tank.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Italian officials & German firm face lawsuit over arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Italian officials & German firm face lawsuit over arms sales to Saudi Arabia
A complaint has been filed by a coalition of human rights groups against Italian government officials and a major European arms manufacturer over their alleged involvement in the aerial bombing of Yemen.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Iran condemns US arms flow to Middle East

US arms flow to Middle East
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the US arms sales to the Middle East for fueling conflicts, the state TV reported Thursday.

Saturday, January 6, 2018

One year of turbulence leaves Europe-US relations in question

Europe-US relations
Once one of the most privileged relationships, the ties between Europe and the United States saw a turbulent 2017 with the election of Donald Trump as US president.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Amnesty urges Greece to scrap Saudi arms sale as war in Yemen continues

weapons could be used against civilians in the ongoing war in Yemen
Amnesty International is urging the Greek government to scrap a controversial arms sale to Saudi Arabia, saying the weapons could be used against civilians in the ongoing war in Yemen, AP reports.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Ottawa probes claims Saudi Arabia used Canadian-made weapons against own citizens

Shia-dominated Awamiya
Ottawa said it is investigating local media reports claiming that Saudi Arabia deployed Canadian-made combat hardware against its own civilians. Opposition and human rights groups are calling on the government to suspend arms exports to Riyadh.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

UK activists demand end to Saudi Arabia, UAE arms sales

Campaign groups and legal experts have called on the UK to end arm sales to Saudi Arabia and its allies, warning that continuing to do so may be in violation of international law.

Colombia FARC rebels complete handing over of weapons

The municipality of Mesetas in the department of Meta saw the final act on Tuesday of the disarmament of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), formerly Colombia's largest guerrilla group.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

US, Saudi Arabia ink deals worth blns USD

The United States and Saudi Arabia signed on Saturday defense and business deals worth billions of US dollars as part of the US President Donald Trump's visit.

Friday, April 28, 2017

South Koreans shout 'THAAD Out, Peace In'

South Korean people and religious figures gathered in central Seoul, where millions of people had demanded the impeachment of former President Park Geun-hye, for the removal of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) from their territory and bring peace to the Korean Peninsula.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Germany Sells Arms to UAE despite Saudi's Ongoing War on Yemen

Germany has approved more major weapons deals with the UAE, including deliveries of high-caliber ammunition, which is helping the Saudi regime in its ongoing war on Yemen.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...