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# arms - This year 2022

Tom Clonan: The Kremlin’s war aims are slowly revealing themselves - here's what we know
# War In Ukraine
# War In Ukraine

Tom Clonan: The Kremlin’s war aims are slowly revealing themselves - here's what we know

Mar 3rd 2022, 9:32 PM 50,484 Views 44 Comments

The security analyst says that it would appear at this point that the Russians are seeking to cut Ukraine in two.

# arms - All time

EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds
# Syria
# Syria

EU agrees to suspend exporting arms to Turkey amid 'unacceptable' offensive against Kurds

Oct 14th 2019, 10:17 PM 10,016 Views 44 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the unanimous move is in response to Turkey’s “unacceptable unilateral military action in northeast Syria”.

China offers Philippines weapons to continue its bloody war on drugs
# Duterte Harry
# Duterte Harry

China offers Philippines weapons to continue its bloody war on drugs

Dec 13th 2016, 2:03 PM 6,669 Views 22 Comments

“We’re exploring the possibilities of providing arms,” the Chinese ambassador to Manila said.

People are comparing their kids to bread rolls and it's strangely adorable
# Bread Roll Arms
From The Daily Edge
# Bread Roll Arms

People are comparing their kids to bread rolls and it's strangely adorable

Apr 15th 2016, 9:51 PM 8,818 Views 6 Comments

We can hardly tell them apart.

An American gunmaker put a Bible verse on a 'Christian' assault rifle so that no 'Muslim terrorist' can use it
# Uncle Psalm
# Uncle Psalm

An American gunmaker put a Bible verse on a 'Christian' assault rifle so that no 'Muslim terrorist' can use it

Sep 16th 2015, 3:00 PM 24,055 Views 97 Comments

It features a psalm and a cross.

Warning of retaliation after Somalian rebel leader is killed in US air strike
# Horn Of Africa
# Horn Of Africa

Warning of retaliation after Somalian rebel leader is killed in US air strike

Sep 6th 2014, 11:55 AM 7,891 Views 29 Comments

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said the death was “a chance for members of Al-Shebab to embrace peace.”

Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US
# Cruise Missile Tests
# Cruise Missile Tests

Russia violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile, says US

Jul 29th 2014, 9:03 AM 7,728 Views 61 Comments

Tension is already high between the two countries due to the crisis in Ukraine.

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'
# Nuclear Weapons
# Nuclear Weapons

Column: 'With a few surviving classmates, I stepped carefully over the dead and dying'

Mar 27th 2014, 7:30 PM 235 Views 66 Comments

As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.

Syria has destroyed all of its chemical weapons equipment: watchdog
# Deadline
# Deadline

Syria has destroyed all of its chemical weapons equipment: watchdog

Oct 31st 2013, 10:47 AM 3,135 Views 44 Comments

Syria had been given a deadline of tomorrow to get rid of all of its production and assembly facilities for chemical weapons.

Irishman Michael Campbell released after Real IRA arms conviction overturned
# Lithuania
# Lithuania

Irishman Michael Campbell released after Real IRA arms conviction overturned

Oct 2nd 2013, 6:38 PM 11,508 Views 81 Comments

The Lithuanian appeals court cited Britain and Ireland’s refusal to cooperate with prosecutors as a reason for the lack of evidence in linking Campbell with the Real IRA.

Why gun owners claim they need to bring firearms to Starbucks
# Cappuccino
# Cappuccino

Why gun owners claim they need to bring firearms to Starbucks

Sep 18th 2013, 4:18 PM 10,190 Views 85 Comments

After the coffee chain’s CEO asked customers to leave guns at home, this was their response…

Russia 'offers four-step plan for Syria arms handover'
# Syria
# Syria

Russia 'offers four-step plan for Syria arms handover'

Sep 12th 2013, 7:48 AM 3,435 Views 32 Comments

The plan was given to the American side on Tuesday, but only announced by Russia yesterday evening.

'Every hour counts' for UN chemical arms probe
# Syria
# Syria

'Every hour counts' for UN chemical arms probe

Aug 26th 2013, 7:22 AM 3,631 Views 33 Comments

Meanwhile, Bashar al-Assed has said claims that his regime used chemical weapons were an “insult to common sense”.

"Stop arms shipments to Egypt," says Amnesty
# Egypt
# Egypt

"Stop arms shipments to Egypt," says Amnesty

Aug 21st 2013, 8:45 PM 3,193 Views 15 Comments

The organisation has said that the arms are being used to kill protesters, so deliveries

Column: Why is the US still providing Egypt's military with weapons?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why is the US still providing Egypt's military with weapons?

Aug 20th 2013, 7:00 AM 36 Views 91 Comments

The Egyptian military has shocked the world in recent weeks over force used against protesters – but yet the United States has not cancelled military aid to the country, writes Neil Walsh.

Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month
# Shannon
# Shannon

Two US military planes landed at Shannon in one day last month

Jul 15th 2013, 7:28 PM 10,153 Views 53 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said that the aircraft contained no arms, ammunition or intelligence gathering equipment.

Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech
# Potus On Tour
# Potus On Tour

Obama to call for nuclear cuts in Berlin speech

Jun 19th 2013, 9:54 AM 2,692 Views 14 Comments

The US President will use an open-air speech to propose a reduction in American and Russian warheads.

Barack Obama has decided it's time to send weapons to Syrian rebels
# Syria
# Syria

Barack Obama has decided it's time to send weapons to Syrian rebels

Jun 14th 2013, 7:10 AM 5,626 Views 92 Comments

Associated Press reports that the White House has reached a view that the Syrian crisis requires greater intervention by western powers.

What?! Did NBA star Tim Duncan only just discover his arms?
# Eh?
From The42
# Eh?

What?! Did NBA star Tim Duncan only just discover his arms?

May 28th 2013, 7:21 PM 3,027 Views 2 Comments

Dude, you’ve been playing basketball ALL YOUR LIFE.

Oxfam urges EU foreign ministers to extend the arms embargo on Syria
# War
# War

Oxfam urges EU foreign ministers to extend the arms embargo on Syria

May 24th 2013, 7:30 AM 2,451 Views 28 Comments

Transferring more weapons to Syria can only “exacerbate a hellish scenario for civilians” says Oxfam, who say extending the embargo would avoid fuelling an arms race.

Iran, Syria and North Korea block adoption of global arms treaty
# Arms
# Arms

Iran, Syria and North Korea block adoption of global arms treaty

Mar 29th 2013, 1:40 PM 4,842 Views 27 Comments

The draft proposals could be put to a vote in the General Assembly as soon as Tuesday, however.

Turkey confiscates 'suspected arms' from Syrian plane
# Syria
# Syria

Turkey confiscates 'suspected arms' from Syrian plane

Oct 11th 2012, 7:58 AM 3,940 Views 15 Comments

Turkey forced a Syrian passenger plane from Moscow to land in Ankara, reportedly suspecting it was carrying weapons. It was allowed leave some hours later.

Arms found on Isle of Wight may have links to the 'Troubles'
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Arms found on Isle of Wight may have links to the 'Troubles'

Sep 6th 2012, 4:22 PM 5,669 Views 8 Comments

The UK’s South East Counter Terrorism Unit is liaising with the PSNI about the discovery.

India set to test first nuclear submarine
# India
# India

India set to test first nuclear submarine

Aug 7th 2012, 2:00 PM 3,172 Views 14 Comments

Officials say they plan to have six nuclear subs in operation by 2018.

UN appeals for progress as deadline looms for global arms treaty
# Arms
# Arms

UN appeals for progress as deadline looms for global arms treaty

Jul 27th 2012, 9:12 PM 1,971 Views 4 Comments

Tonight is the deadline for the draft of a new global deal to regulate the arms trade – but progress has been slow.

Burma 'halting arms purchases' from North Korea
# Burma
# Burma

Burma 'halting arms purchases' from North Korea

May 15th 2012, 2:15 PM 1,276 Views 1 Comment

Burma’s president has confirmed that his country has bought weapons from North Korea over the past 20 years and assured his South Korean counterpart that it will no longer do so.

Ireland and the arms trade - what needs to change?
# Arms Trade
# Arms Trade

Ireland and the arms trade - what needs to change?

May 6th 2012, 12:00 PM 6,395 Views 14 Comments

This summer, Ireland will join other UN states to discuss how to improve the “poorly regulated” trade of conventional weapons – and ways to stop military equipment falling into the wrong hands.

Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives
# Arsenal
# Arsenal

Libyan embassy hands over cache of guns and explosives

Feb 21st 2012, 6:18 PM 2,283 Views 2 Comments

The country’s embassy in Athens has given a large stash of Gaddafi-era weaponry up to authorities.

Three arrested as arms and pipe bombs seized in Kilkenny
# Kenny
# Kenny

Three arrested as arms and pipe bombs seized in Kilkenny

Nov 26th 2011, 12:00 PM 1,381 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí say the operation was part of an ongoing investigation into a number of robberies and aggravated burglaries in the area.

Two arrested over Co Wicklow firearms
# Firearms
# Firearms

Two arrested over Co Wicklow firearms

Nov 24th 2011, 10:08 PM 2,250 Views 0 Comments

Two guns were discovered in a car searched at a garda checkpoint in Ashford yesterday.

Ireland ranked ninth for commitment to help poorer countries develop
# Development
# Development

Ireland ranked ninth for commitment to help poorer countries develop

Nov 8th 2011, 7:15 AM 665 Views 11 Comments

The Commitment to Development Index ranks 22 of the world’s wealthier nations for areas including aid, technology, trade, investment and migration.

Verdict due in Lithuanian Real IRA arms smuggling trial
# Trial
# Trial

Verdict due in Lithuanian Real IRA arms smuggling trial

Oct 21st 2011, 8:43 AM 511 Views 13 Comments

Michael Campbell denies the charges. He faces up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

Irishman alleged to have smuggled arms for Real IRA 'was framed'
# Trial
# Trial

Irishman alleged to have smuggled arms for Real IRA 'was framed'

Sep 16th 2011, 12:11 PM 667 Views 9 Comments

Michael Campbell is on trial in Lithuania for his alleged involvement in smuggling weapons for the Real IRA.

Lithuanian prosecutor calls for lengthy term for Irishman
# Trial
# Trial

Lithuanian prosecutor calls for lengthy term for Irishman

Jul 9th 2011, 3:12 PM 850 Views 25 Comments

Michael Campbell was arrested in Lithuania in 2008 and stands accused of attempting to obtain and smuggle arms for the Real IRA.

Gardaí continue to question five men over organised crime
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí continue to question five men over organised crime

Jun 13th 2011, 8:41 AM 228 Views 0 Comments

Five men arrested in Co Kildare yesterday remain in Garda custody, as investigations continue into an organised crime ring.

Man charged over arms find
# Newry
# Newry

Man charged over arms find

Sep 26th 2010, 4:23 PM 64 Views 0 Comments