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the smuggling of guns and ammunition into a country secretly and illegally

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said: I welcome the UN Security Councils decision to unanimously adopt the UK drafted resolution targeting arms smuggling in the high seas off the coast of Libya.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The Foreign Ministry has denied a United Nations report claiming that Turkey is a primary route for arms smuggling to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) and an al-Qaeda affiliate, the al-Nusra Front.
Majali stressed that the two countries will always stand by each other in the face of challenges and security threats, especially in areas of combatting crime, and drugs and arms smuggling and anything that could prejudice the security of the two countries.
Such accounts are a threat to the internal security and society in general because criminals and teenagers can obtain them easily despite the strict control and monitoring of the Ministry of Interior on the borders to prevent arms smuggling into the Kingdom," he said.
PESHAWAR -- The City Police here frustrated an arms smuggling bid by seizing huge quantity of arms, ammunition and arrested three accused on the spot, police said.
DHAKA (TAP) - A Bangladesh court sentenced on Thursday Motiur Rahman Nizami, the leader of the country's largest Islamist party, and 13 others to death over a huge 2004 arms smuggling racket, prompting fears of fresh unrest.
Last month, Amman said arms smuggling across the border with Syria has risen by 300 percent, and said hundreds of trafficking attempts have been foiled.
However, he said border guards had made many achievements in terms of preventing arms smuggling.
He revealed that the operation of arms control in the Northern State comes in the context of the efforts being exerted by the security forces to reduce trade and arms smuggling and implement the recommendations of the Conference on Security , which was held in mid- June in the Red Sea State .
He pointed to an excellent cooperation between the security services in the provinces of Babil and Anbar, in order to monitor the common border between the two provinces and stop moving militants and arms smuggling from Babylon to Anbar and then to Syria .
Summary: Two Palestinians from the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp are being investigated in connection with an arms smuggling incident in the Bek Valley border town of Arsal, security sources said Monday.
Lebanon -- Places to Avoid in 2013 This helpful map is even color coded- green means kidnapping and blue means arms smuggling to Syria.
The Tunisian authorities are increasingly nervous particularly about potential arms smuggling.
Recalling the shared culture and traditionally close relationship between India and Myanmar, Mangotra expressed India's commitment to strengthen the cooperation between the two countries to eliminate the nexus between the drug trade, arms smuggling and extremism/terrorism.
Developed arms smuggling group arrested in Thi Qar THI QAR/ Aswat al-Iraq: Police sources said here today that a group specialized in smuggling developed arms outside Iraq was captured.