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  Nigeria fury over US arms refusal  Nigeria's ambassador to the US has criticised Washington for refusing to sell his government 'lethal' weapons to fight Boko Haram   US senators urge arms for Ukraine  Leading American senators have called for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is 'a Russian invasion' UN blacklists North Korea arms ship operator  The UN Security Council has blacklisted the operator of a North Korean ship seized in July 2013 near the Panama Canal with Cuban weapons on board   Pentagon: Russia to send more powerful weapons into Ukraine   Russia is preparing the transfer of more powerful weaponry into Ukraine, and it could happen at any time, a Pentagon spokesman said US withholds Egypt military aid  The US is suspending a large part of the $1.3bn in aid it gives to Egypt's military. The delivery of large-scale military systems would be w...   US considering arms for Syria rebels   US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has acknowledged his government is no longer ruling out arming Syrian rebels   US warns Syria over 'arms supply'   The White House has warned Syria not to transfer weapons to Hezbollah in neighbouring Lebanon   UN chief issues arms treaty plea  Ban Ki-moon has urged states to bridge differences ahead of deadline for the draft of a new global agreement to control international arms s...   Rights chief plea on Syria arms  UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has made an appeal for "further militarisation" of the conflict in Syria to be avoided 'at all costs'   Report finds Iran shipping arms to Syria  A confidential U.N. report reveals Iran is exporting arms to the Syrian government in violation of a ban on weapons sales Arms dealer Viktor Bout sentenced
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  US boosts arms supplies for Saudi-led coalition  The US says it is speeding up weapons deliveries to a Saudi-led coalition bombing Houthi rebels who have taken up arms against the government...   Top lawmakers urge Obama to send weapons to Ukraine   Leading Republicans and Democrats have urged Obama to provide lethal defensive weapons to Ukraine in its fight against pro-Russian rebels   Libya urges UN to lift arms embargo to tackle IS  Libya has asked the UN Security Council to lift an arms embargo so that it can deal with the Islamic State (IS) group and other militants   Obama 'may supply arms to Ukraine'  US is studying the option of supplying lethal defensive arms to Ukraine if diplomacy fails to end the crisis in the east   U.S. shifts stance on military aid to Ukraine
  Yemen conflict: US cuts arms sales to Saudi Arabia  The US has said it will limit arms sales to Saudi Arabia amid concerns over civilian casualties linked to air strikes in Yemen   US concern as Russia lifts ban on Iran arms delivery


year 2016 Top ^

Dec.13   Washington


year 2015 Top ^

Apr.13   Washington
  The US has expressed concern after Russia lifted a ban on supplying Iran with the sophisticated S-300 air defence missile system
Apr.7   Washington
Mar.5   U.S. Congress
Feb.18   UN Security Council
Feb.9   Washington
Feb.2   Washington
  The United States is now considering sending lethal aid to help the Ukrainian government fend off attacks from pro-Russian rebels



year 2014 Top ^

Nov.11   Washington
Aug.31   U.S. Senate
Jul.28   UN Security Council
Jul.25   Washington


year 2013 Top ^

Oct.9   Washington
May.2   Washington
Jan.31   Washington


year 2012 Top ^

Jul.26   UN
Jul.2   UN
May.17   UN
Apr.5   Manhattan
  Arms dealer Viktor Bout, dubbed the 'merchant of death', has been sentenced to 25 years in jail by a US judge
Feb.24   New York US judge eases Bout's confinement  A judge has ordered prison officials to remove Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout from solitary confinement, where he has spent 15 months

year 2011 Top ^

Nov.2   New York 'Merchant of Death' found guilty
  Convicted Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout guilty on a conspiracy to kill Americans, acquire and export missiles and provide support to a terrorists
Oct.31   UN Security Council UN concern over Libyan weapons

year 2010 Top ^

Apr.2   Washington   U.S. official: Iran to ship arms to Taliban
  New U.S. military intelligence suggests Iran plans to smuggle new shipments of weapons into Afghanistan in the coming weeks

year 2007 Top ^

Sep.21   Washington   Blackwater in Iraq weapons probe
  Federal prosecutors are investigating allegations that employees of Blackwater illegally smuggled weapons into Iraq Jul.30   Washington   Rice: Arms deals promote stability
  Secretary of State: The U.S. is cutting new arms and military assistance deals with Middle Eastern countries


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B. 2016-12-13 Yemen conflict: US cuts arms sales to Saudi Arabia Washington
2015-04-13 US concern as Russia lifts ban on Iran arms delivery Washington
3. 2015-04-07 US boosts arms supplies for Saudi-led coalition Washington
E. 2015-03-05 Top lawmakers urge Obama to send weapons to Ukraine U.S. Congress
5. 2015-02-09 Obama 'may supply arms to Ukraine' Washington
6. 2015-02-02 U.S. shifts stance on military aid to Ukraine Washington
H. 2014-11-11 Nigeria fury over US arms refusal Washington
I. 2014-08-31 US senators urge arms for Ukraine U.S. Senate


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