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weapon

Vox populi A man-made or -modified artifice designed to kill or maim. See Biological weapon, Chemical weapon, Safe weapon, Special weapon.
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In briefing Wednesday, Sausan Ghosheh told reporters that the UN mission in Syria has confirmation that "the opposition is in possession of heavy weapons including tanks.
Russia's July 12 warning it will veto any UNSC resolution being tabled by Britain, France and the US giving Assad's regime 10 days to remove all its heavy weapons from the cities or face new sanctions leads to expectations that the FSA will receive advanced equipment.
Summary: Syria has denied accusations by the UN's Special Envoy Kofi Annan that it used heavy weapons to attack the village of Tremseh.
Militants set up anti-aircraft guns and dug trenches in the streets and pulled their heavy weapons into the center of the town from the outskirts for fear of airstrikes, Bilal said.
They demanded that the Government of Syria immediately cease the use of heavy weapons in population centers, pull back its troops and its heavy weapons from in and around population centers and return them to their barracks.
KABUL (PAN): The Ministry of Interior (MoI) on Thursday said no individual except security personnel could carry heavy weapons anywhere in the country.
The head of the Arab League says the Syrian army's use of heavy weapons against civilians was an escalation that edged the country toward civil war.
January 18, 2012 (KHARTOUM) -- The Sudanese defense minister, General Abdul Rahim Mohamed Hussien, has declared that his country is planning to start producing heavy weapons after it already ended dependence on purchases of small arms from outside.
Prior to deploying to Afghanistan, I questioned the role of the heavy weapons platoon in a counterinsurgency environment.
PKK could not have moved heavy weapons from one place to another.
He said that both light and heavy weapons had so far been collected, including weapons such as mortars.
The introduction of heavy weapons to the area around the conference hall where armed forces of both sides stand in acute confrontation is a premeditated provocation aimed to spark off a serious military conflict,'' the message was quoted as saying.