weapons

Israel destroys ‘weapons lab’ in West Bank, locals say it was a meeting room

Israel today claimed that occupation forces targeted and destroyed a weapons laboratory and explosives warehouse belonging to the Palestinian Fatah movement. The site, in the Palestinian refugee camp of Balata in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, was destroyed by Israel’s army and Border Police using explosives last night. The Palestinians who investigated[…]

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Mbeki believes SA government did not sell weapons to Russia

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki says he doesn’t believe there were weapons sold to Russia by the South African government. This follows the allegations of the US ambassador to South Africa Reuben Brigety that South Africa sent weapons to Russia in December last year. President Cyril Ramaphosa has instituted[…]

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Russia to retaliate if Israel sends weapons to Ukraine

US and Iranian media reported that Russia would retaliate if Israel sent defensive weapons to Ukraine. Bloomberg reported that Russia would respond if Israel sent air defence systems directly or indirectly to Ukraine. Meanwhile, the international Iranian channel run by the Iranian opposition disclosed that Russia would retaliate against any Israeli attempt[…]

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SANDF weapons recovered in Hammanskraal

National Defence Union Secretary, Pikkie Greef, says the weapons that were stolen during a break-in at the military base in Lyttelton, south of Pretoria, earlier this week, have been recovered. Greef says the weapons were found in Hammanskraal. However, information of the exact location has not been disclosed. He says[…]

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Militarized microbes? Pentagon’s DARPA seeks means to spread genetically modified bacteria as ‘explosives sensors’

In an idea seemingly pulled from dystopian science fiction, the Pentagon has teamed up with Raytheon to develop a system capable of delivering genetically modified bacteria underground. For purely defensive purposes, of course. Initiated by DARPA – the same agency that led programs to create telekinetic super soldiers and weaponized[…]

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Iran unveils homebuilt air defense missile system to destroy ‘stealth targets’ (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Tehran’s military displayed a brand-new indigenous air defense missile system, capable of tracking and shooting down six targets at the same time. The weapon was rolled out amid growing tensions around the Persian Gulf. Iran unveiled its new domestically-designed air defense missile system Khordad 15 on Sunday. Equipped with long-range[…]

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New Zealand’s gun laws too relaxed: expert

By Anees Teladia With the recent terror attack on the Muslim community in Christchurch, New Zealand, the always contentious and controversial issue of gun control has arisen with renewed vigour. In an interview with foundation director and professor of the National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at the University[…]

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