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US approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan

The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon...

UAE denies shipping weapons to Libya despite embargo

The UAE denied Tuesday it shipped US missiles to Libya, which is under a UN arms embargo, after a democratic senator warned Washington could...

UK Freezes Arms Export Licenses to Saudi Arabia Following Court Ruling

The government of the United Kingdom has halted the approval of arms exports licenses to Saudi Arabia, following a ruling by the Court of...

Iran and US trade barbs ahead of new sanctions

Tehran: Iran and the United States, locked in a tense standoff after the US withdrew from a nuclear deal, traded barbs Sunday the day...

Pompeo heads to Saudi Arabia, UAE for Iran crisis talks

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he will visit Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates for talks on the crisis sparked...

New Pentagon chief an ex-soldier who moved to the defense industry

Washington: Secretary of the Army Mark Esper, who was chosen by President Donald Trump to be the new acting Pentagon chief, is a former...

Saudi-led coalition intercepts new Yemeni rebel drone

A Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen intercepted a Huthi rebel drone targeting the kingdom, a spokesman said Wednesday, calling it another violation of an...

Putin says Russia prepared to drop START nuclear arms treaty with US

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday (Jun 6) Russia was prepared to drop a nuclear weapons treaty with the US and warned of "global...

US sends Patriots, warship to Middle East amid Iran tensions

The US government has approved the deployment of a Patriot missile defence battery and another warship to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between...

Belgian leaders mull suspension of Saudi arms sales

Belgian leaders are mulling the suspension of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, national broadcaster RTBF has said, after it was reported they had been...