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First Rafale Fighter Jet Squadron Arrives in Qatar

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, on Wednesday attended a reception ceremony to...

Indian govt in new dogfight over French fighters deal

New Delhi: India's opposition Thursday called for a corruption probe into a multi-billion-dollar fighter jet deal, raising pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi as...

France’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier sets off for Asia

French aircraft carrier the Charles de Gaulle set sail on Tuesday from the Mediterranean port of Toulon following two years of refurbishments and upgrades...

France Urges Germany to Ease Arms Exports Rules: Report

The French Economy Minister has demanded German relax its arms exports restrictions. The call comes after a German gun maker was fined for weapons...

Race for ‘hypersonic’ weapons heats up as France joins fray

World powers are vying to develop so-called "hypersonic" weapons that travel several times the speed of sound, with France the latest to join a...

Franco-German treaty a step toward ‘European army’: Merkel

The leaders of France and Germany on Tuesday laid out their commitment to a future joint European Army, an idea that has sparked angry...
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France fears damage to India ties after Hollande fans controversy over Rafale deal

PARIS: The French government said on Sunday it feared damage to its relations with India after former president Francois Hollande's claims on the Rafale...

France, Britain, US put UN hold on Chinese arms deliveries to Central African Republic

France, Britain and the United States have put a hold on a request from the Central African Republic (CAR) for UN Security Council approval...

Britain backs French plan for European defense force: minister

Britain is backing a French plan to create a European military intervention force as a way to maintain strong defense ties with the EU...

France convinced Trump to stay in Syria, says Macron

President Emmanuel Macron asserted Sunday that Paris had convinced Donald Trump to stay engaged in Syria “for the long-term”, adding that French air strikes...