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US approves $1 bln Qatar arms deal despite Gulf crisis

The United States government on Wednesday approved a $1.1 billion deal to service Qatar’s F-15 fighter jets despite the diplomatic stand-off between the Gulf...

Kremlin Defends Missile Deal with Saudi Arabia

The Kremlin says an agreement to sell Russian missiles to Saudi Arabia does not pose a threat to any other country. Speaking on October...

Saudi Arabian Military Industries Announces MOU with Russia

Based on the agreement reached between the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Government of the Russian Federation on the procurement...

Mattis in Riyadh to boost US-Saudi alliance

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is in Saudi Arabia Wednesday to reinvigorate the Riyadh-Washington alliance, with both seeing a common adversary in Iran and...

Sudan, Saudi to hold first joint air force drill

Sudan said Sunday it will begin this week a joint air force drill with Saudi Arabia, the first such manoeuvres since Khartoum allied with...

Global arms trade highest since Cold War: study

Worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War in the last five years, driven by a demand from the...

US cancels weapons transfers to Saudi over Yemen campaign

The White House has blocked the transfer of precision munitions to ally Saudi Arabia, amid anger about the civilian death toll from the kingdom's...

Cut weapons sales to Saudi over Yemen, arms watchdog says

An arms watchdog on Monday urged major weapons exporters, including the United States and France, to cut sales to Saudi Arabia over its actions...

US approves $1.15 bn tank, weapons sale to Saudi

The United States has approved the possible sale to Saudi Arabia of up to 153 tanks, hundreds of machine guns and other military gear...
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Report: White House Suspends Cluster Bomb Transfers to Saudi Arabia

A leading U.S.-based foreign policy journal says the White House has quietly suspended the transfer of cluster bombs to ally Saudi Arabia, in response...