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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...

US begins sending arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria

The United States on Tuesday began providing small arms to Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State group in northern Syria, the Pentagon said, fulfilling...

Germany Sells Arms to UAE Despite Yemen Conflict

Germany has approved more major weapons deals with the UAE, including deliveries of high-caliber ammunition. The UAE is involved in a conflict in Yemen...

UAE signs $1.2 bn in deals as arms fair opens

The four-day International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) kicked off Sunday in Abu Dhabi with the United Arab Emirates announcing 21 deals worth more...
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Russian Arms Export Contracts with African Countries Exceed $21 bln

Russian arms exporter Rosoboronexport’s contracts with African countries exceed $21 billion, Yuri Demchenko, adviser to the Rosoboronexport CEO, said. Rosoboronexport will take part in the...

Double-digit Asia growth drives record arms sales: study

A buying spree in the Asia-Pacific region propelled double-digit growth in the global arms market last year to a record $65 billion (57.7 billion...

Obama weighs lifting Vietnam arms embargo

The White House is considering lifting a decades-old arms embargo against Vietnam in time for President Barack Obama's visit to the booming Southeast Asian...

Kuwait approves extra $10 bn for arms

Kuwait's parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved a request by the oil-rich Gulf state's government for $10 billion in additional funds for military spending during...

Britain will not send arms to Ukraine: minister

A senior British minister ruled out sending arms to Ukraine Sunday as the United States and European nations sought ways to pressure Russia over...

Russian arms sales soar on domestic spending

Sales by Russian arms manufacturers continue to expand thanks to Moscow's investments despite a downturn in global defence spending, a Stockholm-based think-tank said Monday. "The...