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Bahrain ratifies new law on weapons use

Bahrain’s King has ratified a law approving Bahrain’s joining the “Convention on prohibitions or restrictions on the use of certain conventional weapons deemed to be excessively injurious or to have an indiscriminate effect,&

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Kuwait seeks $20bn budget for weapons

The Kuwaiti government asked parliament to approve a supplementary budget of KD6.2 billion ($20.4 billion) to fund weapons purchases for the military over 10 years, Al-Rai newspaper reported. Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Sabah, min

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Germany guns, weapons arrest link likely to Paris attack

A man arrested in Germany's southern state of Bavaria in early November after guns and explosives were found in his car may be linked to Friday's deadly assault in Paris, Bavaria's state premier said on Saturday. Islam

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‘Military grade’ weapons seized in Bahrain

Police have seized a large quantity of foreign ‘military grade’ weapons and explosives from a house in Nuwaidrat, Bahrain. The Interior Ministry last night announced that the unprecedented amount of internationally sourced explosiv

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GCC forces seize weapons from Iran boat

Arab coalition forces, waging a military campaign against Houthi fighters in Yemen, have confirmed the capture of an Iranian boat carrying arms near Oman’s Salalah coast. About 14 sailors on board the ship have also been arrested,

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$8m worth weapons sold at Adihex

A total of 2,154 weapons worth Dh30,675,659 ($8,352,232) were sold during the recently concluded 2015 Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (Adihex). This was revealed by Colonel Hamid Said Al Afrit, head of th

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ADP to issue 'Certificates of Good Conduct' at Adihex

The Abu Dhabi Police will be opening a counter for issuing criminal clearance certificates, also known as certificates of good conduct at the 13th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (Adihex 2015), to make

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Iran unveils new missile with 500 km range

Iran on Saturday unveiled a new surface-to-surface missile it said could strike targets with pin-point accuracy within a range of 500 km (310 miles) and it said military might was a precondition for peace and effective diplomacy.

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Iran deal close; impasse over arms persists

Iran and six world powers were close to an historic nuclear agreement on Thursday that could resolve a more than 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, but they remained deadlocked on the issue of Iranian arms and missile trade.

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US agrees sale of $1.87bn in munitions to Israel

The US State Department this week approved the sale of $1.87 billion in munitions and precision guidance kits to Israel to improve the capability of existing systems and make it easier for US and Israeli military forces to work together.

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