weapons


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Ukraine - Russia War
US President Joe Biden gestures as he addresses media representatives at the NATO summit in Madrid, Spain, on June 30, 2022.

US: Biden announces additional $800m in new weapons for Ukraine

White House pledges to support Ukraine ‘as long as it takes’ to defeat Russia

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Defense
Armes à feu saisies par des soldats israéliens lors d'une tentative de contrebande à la frontière avec la Jordanie, près de la mer Morte, le 22 mai 2022.

Israeli forces foil arms smuggling attempt near the Dead Sea

Authorities suspect weapons intended for carrying out terrorist activities

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US / Canada
US President Joe Biden (R) speaks next to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz during the G7 leaders' summit in Elmau Castle, Germany, on June 26, 2022.

US to announce purchase of missile defense system for Ukraine this week - reports

Kyiv will receive advanced medium to long range surface-to-air-missile defense system

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Ukraine - Russia War
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko talk to each other after the talks in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, July 18, 2019

Moscow to send Belarus nuclear-capable missiles within months: Putin

Putin sends another warning to West not to intervene in Ukraine

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Levant & Turkey
Members of the Syrian Civil Defense service, the White Helmets, mourn the death of a colleague in a reported bombardment from pro-regime forces in the Hama province, Syria, on June 19, 2021.

Conspiracy theorists network backed by Russia identified in Syria

False content was shared by 3 million people

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Ukraine - Russia War
A soldier prepares a tank with a mounted howitzer („Panzerhaubitze 2000“) of the German armed forces Bundeswehr in Munster, Germany, on February 14, 2022.

German howitzers soon to be ready for use in Ukraine - defense minister

Announcement came as Ukraine's President Zelensky pleaded for arms

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Defense
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett attends a Defense and Foreign Affairs Committee meeting at the Knesset, on  June 07, 2022.

Israel's PM warns Iran 'dangerously close' to nuclear weapons

'Without pressure from the West, the Islamic regime in Iran could get their hands on a nuclear bomb very soon'

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Defense
Visitors wearing virtual reality (VR) headsets interact with a display by the Israel Aerospace Industries, at the "Israeli Expo" technology exhibit at the Peres Center for Peace and Innovation in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on September 3, 2019.

Israel Aerospace Industries unveils new gunfire detection system

The OTHELLO-P system ‘increases survivability’ of troops

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Iran & Eastern States
An Iranian cleric walks past an anti-US mural on a wall of the former United States embassy in the capital Tehran, Iran, on March 12, 2022.

Iran newspaper urges state to pull out of int’l nuclear treaty

'Withdrawal... could be a strong response to the US and European approach to Iran's nuclear activities'

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Ukraine - Russia War
US Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) launches a rocket into the air during a live fire training exercise in the South Korean border county of Cheorwon on June 12, 2012.

US to send advanced rockets, longer range missiles to Ukraine

US president says the rockets will help Ukraine force Russia to negotiate

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Iran & Eastern States
Le chef d'état-major général des forces armées, le général Mohammad Hossein Bagheri (g) et le commandant de l'armée, le général Abdolrahim Mousavi, lors de la visite d'une base souterraine de drones au cœur des montagnes du Zagros, le samedi 28 mai 2022

Report: Iran unveils underground drone base

State media report comes amid simmering regional tensions

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Asia & Pacific
A national flag-hoisting ceremony at Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang, North Korea, on January 1, 2022.

US targets N.Korea’s weapons of mass destruction program with sanctions

Washington continues to pressure Pyongyang over its renewed ballistic missile launches

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Ukraine - Russia War
Russian President Vladimir Putin chairs a meeting with members of Russian paralympic teams ahead of Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Games via a teleconference call, in Moscow on February 21, 2022.

Russia uses new generation of laser weapons in Ukraine

'The new generation of laser weapons leads to the physical destruction of the target'

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Defense
Illustration - Marine israélienne au large de Gaza, lors de l'opération "Protective Edge" le 28 juillet 2014

Israeli Navy thwarts weapon smuggling from Gaza

Three people who left Gaza at night by sea, heading to Egypt, arrested

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Archeology
Employees of the Israel Antiquities Authority collect ceramic fragments at an excavation site in Jerusalem on July 22, 2020.

Study suggests Jerusalem vessels were ancient hand grenades

'This research has shown the diverse use of these unique ceramic vessels'

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Defense
This undated photo provided by the Israeli Police shows a handmade gun - or Carlo - which was produced in the West Bank.

Explainer: Carlo guns, what are they and why does it matter

Untraceable, cheap, and homemade - DIY firearms are the weapon of choice for threat actors in the West Bank

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Ukraine - Russia War
A man stands in front of the Reichstag building which houses the Bundestag lower house of parliament, in Berlin on April 15, 2020.

German parliament approves heavy weapons for Ukraine

'Acceleration of the delivery of effective, including heavy, weapons and complex systems by Germany'

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Asia & Pacific
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un waving to the crowd in Pyongyang, North Korea, on April 15, 2021.

North Korea vows to ‘strengthen’ nuclear weapons

'The nuclear force of the Republic must be ready to exercise its unique deterrence anytime'

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Asia & Pacific
This undated picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on April 17, 2022 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as he observes the test-fire of a new-type tactical guided weapon at an undisclosed location in North Korea.

North Korea boasts of 'invincible power' ahead of military holiday

State news agency KCNA on Sunday listed the history of North Korea's military achievements before praising Kim

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Europe
Deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting with members of the Security Council in Moscow, Russia, on February 21, 2022.

Russia warns of nuclear, hypersonic deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

'There can be no more talk of any nuclear-free status for the Baltic - the balance must be restored'

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Defense
This photo, released by Israel's Defense ministry on April 14, 2022, depicts the laser defense system being fired at an unspecified location.

Israel hails breakthrough as laser defense system clears tests

Defense Minister Benny Gantz calls the development a 'significant game-changer'

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Ukraine - Russia War
People pass by a Russian soldier in central Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 12, 2022.

Ukraine Report: Country braces for fall of Mariupol

Ukraine says more than 1,200 bodies have been found in devastated areas around Kyiv

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Ukraine - Russia War
A woman talks with Russian soldiers in Mariupol, Ukraine, on April 12, 2022.

Chemical weapons watchdog 'concerned' by Mariupol reports

Russia and Ukraine 'committed never to develop, produce, acquire... or use chemical weapons'

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Ukraine - Russia War
Iran-made Bavar-373 air-defense missile system is seen after being unveiled by then president Hassan Rouhani, Iran, Aug. 22, 2019.

Report: Russia receiving weapons from Iraq via Iranian smugglers

RPGs, anti-tank missiles, rocket launcher systems transferred to Moscow for war effort in Ukraine