Anti-Qatar Coalition Releases List of Doha-supported Terror Financiers

June 9, 2017 @ 11:42 AM

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain have released a list of terror financiers comprising of 59 individuals and 12 groups in a joint statement. The anti-Qatar coalition has accused Doha of supporting or harbouring terror organizations

Saudi Arabia Launches New Defense Firm

May 18, 2017 @ 08:56 AM

Saudi Arabia has launched new military industries company ‘Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI), Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced Thursday. SAMI will manufacture products and provide services across four business units: Air Systems, which includes maintenance and repair of fixed-wing aircraft as well as manufacturing and repair of unmanned air...

Over 1500 Saudi Citizens Fighting For Terrorist Groups In Syria

December 27, 2016 @ 11:19 AM

Saudi Arabia has officially admitted that some 1500 of its citizens are fighting for various terrorist organizations including the Islamic State in Syria. “As many as 2,093 Saudis are fighting abroad alongside terror outfits,” the Middle Eastern country confirmed

China Gains Strategic Advantage In Africa With Military Base And Defense Deals

September 21, 2016 @ 11:20 AM

China is making inroads into the African defense market by setting up a military base and exporting military equipment to almost two thirds of African countries. Countries including Algeria, Angola, Cape Verde, Nigeria, Chad, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Uganda, Ghana and Zambia have bought military equipment from China in the recent...

Russia Plans Anti-IS Flights From Turkey’s Incerlik Air Base, Also Used By...

August 24, 2016 @ 02:52 PM

Russia has reached out to Turkey, requesting access to the US-built Incerlik air base, which is already a which is used by anti-IS coalition forces to hit targets in Iraq and Syria. Russia considers Incerlik air base as convenient launch pad for Syrian airstrikes, Sputnik News reported Tuesday

Yemeni Rebel Army Wreck Six Saudi Warship With Missiles Since October; Iranian...

December 5, 2015 @ 10:25 AM

The Yemeni rebel army with a backing from Houthi Ansarullah movement have hit a sixth Saudi warship by a missile since October 7 this year. According to PressTv which quoted a Yemeni Arabic al-Masirah news website, the Yemeni rebel army hit a Saudi military vessel by a missile off Mukha coast in Taizz early on Saturday

Iran Unveils Locally-made Naval Radars

November 25, 2015 @ 08:07 AM

The Iranian Navy on Monday has unveiled new locally-made naval radars. The systems that were operationalized include sea-based X-band and S-band radars, stationed at a different naval bases in the country

China Seeks Anti-piracy Training From Iran

November 24, 2015 @ 08:04 PM

China and many other nations have requested Iran to train their marine and commando task forces for anti-piracy missions. "Given our forces' power and preparedness and the type of our trainings, other countries, including China, have demanded us to train them how to repel pirate attacks against their ships," Commander of Army Marine Training Base in Northern Iran Second Admiral Alireza Bayati said

Nigeria Orders Arrest of Top Officials in Arms Purchase Scandal

November 18, 2015 @ 01:46 PM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the arrest of former national security adviser (NSA), Sambo Dasuki, and other officials, after they were involved in arms purchase scandal. The officially were charged in $5

US, UK Intelligence Claim IS Bomb Plot In Russian Plane Crash

November 6, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

The USA and UK have intercepted information, which suggests that bomb might have been carried on the Russian plane Metrojet Airbus A321, which crashed last Saturday at Egypts Sinai Peninsula. The information was disclosed following a joint US-British intelligence operation, which "used satellites to uncover electronic communications" between Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria and Egypt, various media reported today

Lockheed Partners Swedish, UAE Firms in Advanced Machining Tech

November 4, 2015 @ 10:22 AM

Lockheed Martin is partnering Sweden's Exechon AB and Abu Dhabi based Injaz National to set up a joint venture in the UAE for advanced machining technology. The Abu Dhabi-based joint venture, Exechon Enterprises will establish an engineering and manufacturing center for Parallel Kinematics Machining (PKM) in the aerospace, defense and automotive sectors, as well as other industrial areas

Investigative Committee To Probe Nigerian Defence Purchases

August 25, 2015 @ 09:46 AM

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the formation of a 13-man committee to probe the procurement of weapons by the military in the last eight years. President Buhari has asked the national security advisor to form the investigative committee, an official statement from the presidents office said