Conferences & Events
South Korea Tests Missile Capable of Reaching North Korea
South Korean military has successfully tested ballistic missiles capable of reaching almost any point in North Korean territory, local media reported Tuesday citing the Defense Ministry.
US Delivers 2,000 AT-4 Anti-Tank Weapons for Iraq
The United States has delivered 2,000 AT-4 anti-tank weapons destined for Iraq, sending 1,000 directly to the government in Baghdad, with the US-led coalition holding the other half in the region for training Iraqis and for future contingencies, a
Qatar to Open Embassy in Iraq as Ties Improve
Qatar will open an Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq's Foreign Minister said on Friday, in the latest sign of improving relations between Gulf Arab countries and
Interpol: ISIS Gaining Support from Africa to Southeast Asia
A growing number of extremist groups from Africa to Southeast Asia are shifting their allegiance to the ISIS, leading to greater risks for “cross-pollination” among conflicts beyond Syria and Iraq, the Secretary General of Interpol said Friday.
Saudi Airlines Unit to Raise $752m from IPO
Saudi Ground Services Company, a unit of national carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines, has set the price for its 30% initial share sale at 50 riyals ($13.3) per share, a statement from the company's financial adviser said.
Saudi Gulf Airlines to Start Flying in November
Saudi Gulf Airlines aims to begin flying in November after receiving regulatory approvals, the new Dammam-based carrier said.
Turkey to “Principally” Give Air Support for Syrian Rebels
The United States and Turkey have agreed “in principle” to give air support to some forces from Syria's mainstream opposition, Turkey's Foreign Minister said, in what if confirmed could mark an expansion of U.S. involvement in the conflict.
Russia Offers Military Aid to Visiting Iraqi Prime Minister
Russia offered visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi military and other aid on Thursday to help push back Islamic State militants (ISIS) who have made further sweeping gains in both Iraq and Syria last week.
Talks Over Ban of Atomic Weapons in the Middle East Fail
A month-long review conference on the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) ended in failure on Friday after its members were unable to overcome disagreements on an atomic weapons ban for the Middle East.
Saudi Arabian Airlines to Add Over 80 Planes by 2020
National carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) plans to add more than 80 planes to its fleet by 2020, expanding its size by over two-thirds, a top executive was quoted as saying Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
US to Deliver 2,000 Anti-Tank Weapons to Iraq Early June
The Pentagon said on Thursday the United States would deliver 2,000 AT-4 anti-tank rockets to Iraq as early as next week, 1,000 more than announced on Wednesday, to help Baghdad combat suicide car bombings by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria
Saudi Arabia “May Acquire” Nuclear Arms from Pakistan
Saudi Arabia has taken a “strategic decision” to acquire nuclear weapons from Pakistan, senior US officials told the Sunday Times.
US Delivers 52 Humvees and 1 Patrol Boat to Tunisia
The United States delivered 52 Humvee military vehicles and a patrol boat to Tunisia on Thursday to help it fight jihadists and tighten control over its coast, U.S. Embassy said.
Obama Vows to Back Gulf States Against Any Attack
US President Barack Obama vowed on Thursday to back Gulf allies against any “external attack,” seeking to reassure them of Washington’s iron-clad commitment to their security amid Arab anxiety over US-led efforts to reach a nuclear deal with Iran.
Turkey Cultivating Closer Relations with Saudi Arabia
Turkey is cultivating closer relations with Saudi Arabia’s new leadership, putting aside long-standing differences over political Islam and aligning efforts to solve regional crises including the war in Syria.
Kuwait to Order 28 Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornets Soon
Kuwait is expected to announce in coming weeks an order for 28 Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornets, a $3 billion-plus deal that will keep the jets’ production line running well into 2019, according to people familiar with the deal.
Milipol QATAR 2021
15 - 17
Doha - Qatar
Future Forces Exhibition 2021
28 - 30
PVA Expo Praha Prague - Czech Republic
6th International Police Expo 2021 & 5th India Homeland Security Expo 2021
13 - 14
New Delhi - India
15th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF’21)
25 - 28
Istanbul - Turkey
THE WORLD DEFENCE ALMANAC 2021