“Armed” in the news

Example collocations

armed conflict
armed forces
armed men
armed robbery
heavily armed

Publications and example sentences

The Guardian
· Trump wants America looking at the stars as he drags it through the gutter  
The president has also created the sixth branch of the armed forces, the Space Force.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· In Some Nations, Coronavirus Is Only One of Many Outbreaks  
As the coronavirus pandemic stalks the globe, some nations, particularly in the developing world, find themselves under extraordinary strain as they simultaneously contend with other outbreaks, chronic public health problems and challenges posed by government mismanagement, poverty and armed conflict.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Coronavirus Slams Broken, Embattled Yemen  
In Houthi territory, armed personnel have fired into the air to keep people away as medical teams take people suspected of being infected into quarantine, residents said.  Copy example sentence
· Israel police kill Palestinian they mistakenly thought was armed  
Israeli police in annexed east Jerusalem on Saturday shot dead a Palestinian with special needs they mistakenly thought was armed with a pistol, Israeli and Palestinian sources said.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Kris Kobach Is Back, and a Kansas Senate Seat May Be Up for Grabs  
Mr. Marshall is armed with an endorsement from Mr. Dole, who remains beloved by many Kansans, and support from a growing list of significant organizations, including the Kansas Farm Bureau.  Copy example sentence
· George Floyd's Minneapolis death, Derek Chauvin's arrest and the 'Minnesota nice' myth  
Rumors circulated that armed white men were on their way to the protests.  Copy example sentence
Financial Express
· China home-built aircraft carrier conducting sea trials  
The highly secretive Chinese military was credited with aiding in the response to the epidemic in the epicenter of Wuhan earlier this year, but no information has been released about cases among military personnel or any change in the armed forces’ readiness status.  Copy example sentence
The Guardian
· Jared Kushner is a Know Nothing – not just because he has failed on so many fronts  
Its longest plank listed the trampling of constitutional rights of the antislavery forces in the Kansas territory, including voter suppression, attacks on freedom of the press, instigation of violence, and violence by armed militias.  Copy example sentence
The Japan Times
· Pentagon puts military police on alert to go to Minneapolis  
“The Department has been in touch with the Governor and there is no request for Title 10 forces to support the Minnesota National Guard or state law enforcement.” Title 10 is the U.S. law that governs the armed forces, and would authorize active duty military to operate within the U.S.  Copy example sentence