Two men have been indicted on charges of conspiracy to transport stolen weapons, connected to the sale of seven guns believed to be owned by the family of the late dictator of Iraq. Read more
The mother of a former Marine imprisoned in Mexico for taking several firearms into the country is condemning protests planned for Saturday that aim to shut down the border. Read more
In the battle to regain lost ground in Iraq, the U.S. Senate on Thursday approved President Obama’s plan to arm Syrian rebels to help “degrade and destroy” the extremist group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Read more
A Marine veteran who claims he made a wrong turn from the U.S. into Mexico and was arrested after several firearms and ammunition were discovered in his truck is waiting for the Mexican court to hear testimony on whether he is fit to serve a sentence in Tijuana prison. Read more
Moody’s reduced Heckler & Koch’s performance rating in a recent review due to its weak operational performance, pending legal troubles and minimal amount of cash on hand. Read more
A judge in South Africa has found double-amputee Oscar Pistorius not guilty of premeditated murder in the seven-month trial stemming from the shooting death of his girlfriend. Read more
A Mexican court will review video surveillance footage Tuesday of 25-year-old Marine veteran Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi crossing the border from the U.S. into Mexico with several firearms and more than 400 rounds of ammunition. Read more
The Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel released a statement today on behalf of the Defense Department to help raise awareness about Suicide Prevention Month, and the ongoing effort in combatting suicide within the military.
On Monday, Pope Francis endorsed the use of force to stop Islamic militants from attacking religious minorities in Iraq, but with one caveat: it needs the approval of the international community, the Associated Press reported.