UK may arm Syrian rebels within months: We should not rule out any option, says Hague

UK may arm Syrian rebels within months: We should not rule out any option, says HagueWilliam Hague reveals plan to send non-lethal equipment to bolster opposition forcesForeign Secretary tells MPs forces will also be trained in detecting chemical weaponsIran providing 'considerable military support' to AssadLabour says the UK should be uniting the opposition, not arming it By Jason Groves PUBLISHED: 13:24 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 6 March 2013 Britain could start arming rebel fighters in Syria within months, William Hague hinted yesterday, as he warned the conflict was becoming a ‘catastrophic’ humanitarian crisis. The Foreign Secretary told MPs that Britain would send millions of pounds worth of armoured vehicles and body armour to Syrian rebels fighting to depose dictator Bashar al-Assad.

Stop and think – and you will realise that banning guns is a waste of time

Stop and think – and you will realise that banning guns is a waste of time | UPDATED: 00:03 GMT, 23 December 2012 Ask yourself this. Even if you had a house full of guns and ammunition, would you then murder a close relative, shoot your way into a nearby primary school and massacre as many children as you could Of course you wouldn’t.

Von Meyer: Man arrested with 47 guns after threat to "kill as many as possible" at Jane Ball Elementary School

Police arrest man with 47 guns after threatening to 'kill as many people as possible' at ANOTHER elementary school at the SAME TIME as Connecticut massacreVon Meyer, 60, was arrested after making threats against schoolMeyer lives less than 1,000 feet from Jane Ball Elementary SchoolMan is known member of Invaders Motorcycle Gang | UPDATED: 08:40 GMT, 17 December 2012 An Indiana man with 47 guns and stocks of ammunition was arrested after threatening to go into a local elementary school and 'kill as many people as he could before police could stop him'. Von Meyer, 60, was arrested on Friday after his wife called Cedar Lake police after he threatened to set her on fire and continue his violent spree by attacking a nearby elementary school.

Gary Hyde: Arms dealer jailed for seven years for shipping thousands of AK47s to Nigeria

Arms dealer jailed for seven years for shipping thousands of AK47s to NigeriaGary Hyde oversaw the shipment of 40,000 AK47s, 30,000 rifles,10,000 9mm pistols and 32 million rounds of ammunition to the African nationHyde did not have a licence to partake in the deal between China and Nigeria He then hid more than $1million – 620,460 – in commission payments | UPDATED: 21:47 GMT, 5 December 2012 Jailed: Arms dealer Gary Hyde, 41, was found guilty of shipping weapons to Nigeria without a licence and then hiding his profits from UK authorities An arms dealer who helped ship thousands of AK47 assault rifles and millions of rounds of ammunition from China to Nigeria has been jailed for seven years. Gary Hyde, 43, moved the weapons without a licence and hid more than one million US dollars – 620,460 – in commission payments.