US forces airdropped small arms ammunition and other supplies to Syrian Arab rebels, barely two weeks after Russia raised the stakes in the long-running civil war by intervening on the side of President Bashar al-Assad.
Britain said on Tuesday it would send machine guns and ammunition to Iraq to help the new government in its battle against Islamic State militants, the first weapons it has supplied since the conflict that flared in June.
Libya said a Sudanese military transport plane bound for a Tripoli airport under control of an armed faction had entered its airspace to supply a "terrorist group" with ammunition, a government statement said.
The Iraqi government provided a planeload of ammunition to Peshmerga fighters from Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish region on Friday, a US official said, in an unprecedented act of military cooperation between Kurdish and Iraqi forces.
Iran has signed a deal to sell Iraq arms and ammunition worth $195 million, according to documents seen by Reuters - a move that would break a UN embargo on weapons sales by Tehran.
The agreement was reached at the end of November
Gulf-based supporters have sent a 400-tonne shipment of arms to Syria's outgunned rebels, one of the biggest to reach them in their two-year-old uprising, opposition sources said on Sunday.
The consignment - mostly ammunition
Bahrain's Interior Ministry has warned residents against possessing unlicensed arms and ammunition and said violators can be given up to six months jail term.
The ministry in its statement said those found with unlicensed arm
Indian authorities continued to question the crew of a UAE Air Force aircraft which was detained at Kolkata airport after arms and ammunition were allegedly found on board the plane on Sunday.
Indian Customs and airport officials interroga