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

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According to the report, such arms trafficking gangs are organized in coordination with the western spy agencies to foment insecurity in Iran.
The United States works closely with Paraguayan enforcement officials and provides technical support to Paraguay's efforts to disrupt drug trafficking organizations and strengthen legal and regulatory frameworks in a joint effort to combat drug trafficking and associated crimes, including money laundering, terrorist financing, and arms trafficking.
Other crimes include participating in clashes between Jabal Mohsen and Bab al-Tabbaneh in Tripoli with the aim of inciting civil war in addition to arms trafficking.
Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Senate Armed Services Committee this month that "we should under no circumstances relieve pressure on Iran relative to ballistic missile capabilities and arms trafficking.
Sweida, SANA -- Criminal Security Department in Sweida arrested members of a gang involved in drug trade, arms trafficking, embezzlement, fraud and theft in the province.
Member of the Central Commission for Elections and Referenda of Tajikistan's from Islamic Renaissance Party, Jamoliddin Makhmudov was arrested on suspicion of illegal arms trafficking, said the press service of State Committee for National Security of Tajikistan on Wednesday.
The bishops expressed concern about the impact of high unemployment and the spread of political corruption in a region where 'Ndrangheta has mushroomed into one of the most powerful organized crime groups in the world through drugs and arms trafficking, extortion and other operations.
ALARGE consignment of weapons has reportedly been smuggled into India from Bangladesh after being shipped from Pakistan, backing the Home Ministry's apprehensions that sea routes could be used for arms trafficking ahead of the polls.
Arms trafficking out of Libya is fueling terrorism in multiple conflicts, U.
Police are to launch an investigation into alleged arms trafficking by Devouassoux after they found a cache of Second World War weapons.
A FORMER police officer arrested in connection with the killing of a British engineer and his family is suspected of arms trafficking, French investigators said yesterday.
Published -- Monday 3 February 2014A Bangladesh court on Thursday awarded death sentence to 14 people for arms trafficking in the country about a decade ago.
Two months ago, Home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom complained of a "desperately calm" debate on arms trafficking, of which there have been more than 10,000 victims in the Union since 2000.
The summit will also discuss supporting the progress made in the peace-building , reconstruction and development in the period of post-conflict in two regions, and the emphasis on the strong commitment to the comprehensive reform of the UN system, including the Security Council, and enhancing the agricultural cooperation and investment and the elimination of discrimination against women, as well as the emphasis on taking a strict position against terrorism in all its forms and organized crime, drug trafficking, piracy and illicit arms trafficking.
David Greenhalgh, a British with reported business interests in Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan, Macedonia and the United Kingdom is suspected by Interpol to be involved in arms trafficking.