WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES: The US Senate cleared the way for a $1.15 billion sale of tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia on Wednesday, defending a frequent partner in the Middle East recently subject to harsh criticism in Congress.
KARACHI: Rangers seized a large cache of arms and ammunition in a search operation in Qasba Colony of Karachi, ARY News reported on Tuesday.
NEW DELHI: India is set to deliver more arms to Afghanistan to help it fight militants, Kabul’s envoy to New Delhi said, even if Pakistan is wary of closer military cooperation between countries lying to its east and west.
DARRA ADAMKHEL: Gunfire echoes through a dusty northwest tribal town, the soundtrack to Pakistan’s biggest arms black market, where Kalashnikovs welded from scrap metal are cheaper than smartphones and sold on an industrial scale.
JORDAN: Weapons shipped into Jordan for Syrian rebels by the Central Intelligence Agency and Saudi Arabia were stolen by Jordanian intelligence operatives and sold to arms merchants on the black market, the New York Times reported, citing American and Jordanian officials.
KARACHI: Karachi Police, acting timely on Monday, foiled a major terrorism bid in Karachi and seized a huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives from a compound in Manghopir, ARY News reported.
SIALKOT: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif on Saturday said all the world powers including United States (US) were making India potent against Pakistan by supplying arms, ARY News reported.
BRUSSELS: NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg called for avoiding a new arms race, as the US-led alliance pushes ahead with its biggest military revamp since the Cold War to counter a more assertive Russia.
HYDERABAD: Rangers on Thursday apprehended Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) lawmaker Kamal Khan Chang’s son Asad Chang along with a wanted criminal Asghar Malah in Hyderabad and recovered arms and liquor from them, ARY News reported.
BRUSSELS: The European Parliament called on the European Union to impose an arms embargo against Saudi Arabia on Thursday, saying Britain, France and other EU governments should no longer sell weapons to a country accused of targeting civilians in Yemen.