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Blinken says Turkey, others, should refrain from new purchases of Russian weapons
Middle East

Blinken says Turkey, others, should refrain from new purchases of Russian weapons

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Turkey and all US allies on Wednesday should refrain from making further purchases…
Biden administration proceeding with $23 billion weapon sales to UAE
Middle East

Biden administration proceeding with $23 billion weapon sales to UAE

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden’s administration has told Congress it is proceeding with more than $23 billion in…
Canada scraps export permits for drone technology to Turkey, complains to Ankara
Middle East

Canada scraps export permits for drone technology to Turkey, complains to Ankara

OTTAWA (Reuters) -Canada on Monday scrapped export permits for drone technology to Turkey after concluding that the equipment had been…
UN report documents mass violations of Libya arms embargo
Middle East

UN report documents mass violations of Libya arms embargo

CAIRO (AP) — A UN report has sketched a grim picture of conflict-wrecked Libya, accusing several foreign governments of turning…
State TV: Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility
Middle East

State TV: Iran inaugurates new underground missile facility

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard on Monday inaugurated a new underground facility designated for missile storage, the…
Israel Aerospace, UAE weapons maker team up on anti-drone tech
Middle East

Israel Aerospace, UAE weapons maker team up on anti-drone tech

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) said on Thursday it would jointly develop an advanced drone defense system with…
UAE weapons show draws major deals, traders amid pandemic
Middle East

UAE weapons show draws major deals, traders amid pandemic

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In spite of the surging coronavirus pandemic, major arms makers descended Sunday on…
US sells arms but voices concerns on Egypt human rights
Egypt

US sells arms but voices concerns on Egypt human rights

US President Joe Biden’s administration on Tuesday approved a nearly $200 million arms sale to Egypt but vowed to press…
Israel decides not to participate in Emirati arms fair
Middle East

Israel decides not to participate in Emirati arms fair

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has decided not to send a delegation of defense companies to a prestigious arms fair in…
Brazil: Relaxed gun laws could lead to more violence
World

Brazil: Relaxed gun laws could lead to more violence

Jair Bolsonaro pledged to relax Brazil’s gun laws in his election campaign. The idea was that citizens could fight the rampant crime…
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