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news by category: Arms

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Moscow loses arms advantage

Russia stands to lose its position of supplying nearly half of Africa's arms following the sweeping sanctions imposed in the wake of its invasion of Ukraine. Some of its chief clie...

Comrades in arms deals

Ever more visits by European and US military officials to North African capitals suggest old connections are back on course

The global news agenda has moved on since the attack on the Tiguentourine gas plant near In Amenas in Algeria in January 2013 and the ousting of Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi th...

The smugglers make their fortunes

The more embargoes and sanctions, the higher the rate of return for international arms dealers

Arms traders are getting around Europe's sanctions on Guinea and playing games with the embargo on Côte d'Ivoire, and Belgium sells weapons to Libya, hub of the arms business in Af...

Oceanic turnaround

The thwarted voyage of the An Yue Jiang – a Chinese freighter with a cargo of ammunition, mortars, mines and artillery bound for President Robert Mugabe’s government – marks a turn...

Mission Mogadishu

An American private security company, Select Armor, has been planning military operations in support of President Abdullahi Yusuf's Transitional Federal Government in Somalia and r...

Dirty deals

A Belgian arms trader, Jacques-Germain Monsieur, is the new star in the French judicial inquiry into France's former state oil company, Elf Aquitaine (now privatised and part of To...

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