Conferences & Events
10,000 Saudi-Led Coalition Troops Deployed in Yemen
A Saudi-led alliance has deployed 10,000 troops to Yemen, Qatari news channel Al Jazeera said, in an apparent sign of determination to rout Iran-allied Houthi forces after they killed at least 60 Gulf Arab soldiers last Friday.
Britain, France Consider Air Strikes on Islamic State in Syria
Britain moved closer to military action in Syria as a Senior Minister on Saturday said Europe's migration crisis had to be tackled at its source and a newspaper said a parliamentary vote on bombing Islamic State militants in Syria could take place
France, Egypt in Talks Over 2 Mistral Helicopter Carriers
France is in talks to sell two Mistral helicopter carriers to Egypt after their sale to Russia was cancelled earlier this month, two sources close to the matter said.
UK to Revamp Nuclear Submarine Base
Britain will spend more than 500 million pounds ($769.5 million) refurbishing its nuclear submarine base in Scotland over the next 10 years, Finance Minister George Osborne said on Monday.
Saudi King to Meet US President on Friday
Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet President Barack Obama at the White House on September 4, the White House said, as Washington and Riyadh seek to shore up relations after a period of tension mainly over a US-led nuclear deal with
Iran Unveils Fateh313 New Missile with 500 Km Range
Iran on Saturday unveiled a new surface-to-surface missile it said could strike targets with pin-point accuracy within a range of 500 km (310 miles) and it said military might was a precondition for peace and effective diplomacy.
Libya Urges Arab States to Conduct Airstrikes Against ISIS
Libya’s internationally recognized government has asked fellow Arab states to conduct airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the coastal city of Sirte, a cabinet statement said.
Iraq Launches First Budget Airline
Iraq has launched its first privately owned budget airline, Fly Baghdad, as the government allows greater competition.
Saudi Arabia, Egypt Eye French Helicopter Carriers
About 10 countries, including Egypt and Saudi Arabia, are interested in buying two French helicopter carriers whose planned sale to Russia has been cancelled due to the Ukraine crisis, a source familiar with the situation
Russia Prepping S-300 Missiles for Iran
Russia is modernizing its S-300 missile system to supply to Iran, an adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin said last week, RIA news agency reported.
BAE Systems “Awaiting” Middle East Orders for Typhoons
BAE Systems, which generates about a fifth of its total sales from Saudi Arabia, needs to sell more Typhoons to Saudi and other Middle East customers to keep production of the jet going beyond 2018, a report said.
Saudi-Led Coalition Deploys 2,800 Ground Troops in Yemen
A ground force of 2,800 pro-government troops, accompanied by tanks and armored personnel carriers, pushed toward a Houthi-controlled military base in Yemen Monday as Saudi-led coalition airstrikes cleared their path.
France Negotiating Rafale Sale to UAE, India, Malaysia
France is currently in talks to deliver its Rafale jet fighters to Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates in a bid to expand its military export portfolio, a source familiar with the matter
Saudi Arabia Reviews Own Nuclear Options after Iran Deal
One likely Saudi Arabian response to the deal its biggest enemy Iran has struck with world powers is to accelerate its own nuclear power plans, creating an atomic infrastructure it could, one day, seek to weaponize.
Israel Gives 16 AH-1 Cobra Attack Helicopters to Jordan
As international efforts to counter the spread of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (ISIL) intensify, Israel has given 16 surplus AH-1 Cobra attack helicopters to Jordan to prevent militants from spilling across the border.
Turkey Opens Air Bases to US Campaign Against ISIL
Turkey has given the green light for US and coalition aircraft to use its domestic air bases in the campaign against the Islamic State (ISIL) jihadist group, the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Friday.
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