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an industry that manufacturers weapons of war

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is giving minority-owned small business contracts to Russia's leading arms dealer -- this is a prime example of the extreme fraud and abuse that persists in federal programs for small and minority-businesses," said ASBL President Lloyd Chapman.
Police spokesman informed here on Thursday that SSP Hyderabad Pir Farid Jan Sarhandi had received an intelligence report about the sale of illegal weapons by an arms dealer in Tando Allahyar.
SIDON, Lebanon: A Palestinian man suspected of being an arms dealer was arrested over possession of weapons in the southern city of Tyre, a security source told The Daily Star Tuesday.
Additional Sessions Judge Kanwal Jeet Arora convicted Laxman for accepting a bribe from fake arms dealers with the promise that he would 'influence' the Defence Ministry to award them a contract for the Army.
The move comes after it was reported that the jury forewoman, Heather Hobson, 42, admitted in an interview with the New York Times that she had seen the film 'Lord of War', in which American actor Nicolas Cage stars as an arms dealer based on Bout, 44, who ran a cargo
The government has started imposing tough new restrictions on arms dealers in local markets, but this is merely pushing the trade underground, say local NGO activists and military officials.
Nicolas Cage is perfectly cast as the illegal arms dealer who wrestles with his conscience as he sells guns to militia across Africa.
Accordingly, in the film the plot is carried out by a ring of shadowy European neo-Nazis working in tandem with a white South African arms dealer and an embittered American white supremacist.
Gawtti plays Skinny Pete, the underground mercenary arms dealer who supplies the explosives and artillery to the high-powered cast.
It's madness," said Abu Rida, an arms dealer in southern Beirut.
A Thai court yesterday postponed extradition hearings for alleged Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout, which could see the man dubbed the "Merchant of Death" face terrorism charges in the United States.
FORMER Welsh Secretary Peter Hain welcomed the arrest in Bangkok yesterday of a Russian arms dealer who he branded the "merchant of death".
NOTORIOUS arms dealer Viktor Bout - dubbed the Merchant of Death - has been arrested on an international drugs warrant.
Nicolas Cage plays an arms dealer who goes from just trying to make a buck - morals aside - in Andrew Niccol's ``Lord of War.
As international arms dealer Yuri Orlov (Nicholas Cage) remarks in the film's bravura opening sequence: "There are over 550 million firearms in worldwide circulation.