Conferences & Events
Saudi Arabia Requests U.S. Ammunition for its Land Forces
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for ammunition for the Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated
Saudi Arabia to Acquire 600 Patriot PAC-3 Missiles
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missiles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost
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.
U.S. Defense Secretary Visits Saudi Arabia, Iraq
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz received U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter in Jeddah on Wednesday, who is on a regional tour aimed at reassuring Washington's allies over a nuclear deal with Iran.
Saudi Arabia Arrests 431 ISIS Suspects
Saudi Arabia has arrested 431 people suspected of belonging to Islamic State (ISIS) cells and thwarted attacks on mosques, security forces and a diplomatic mission, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.
Saudi King, Hamas Chief Hold Rare Meeting
Hamas Chief Khaled Meshaal (photo) and other top officials from the Palestinian militant group met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and senior Saudi leaders on Friday (July 17), a Hamas source said, in the first meeting between the two sides for
Obama, Saudi King Discuss Iran Nuclear Deal
President Barack Obama telephoned Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz on Tuesday from Air Force One to discuss the newly completed Iran nuclear agreement, the White House
Saudi Arabia Determined to Defy Iran’s Regional Expansion
The Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Jubair (photo) said that the Kingdom is against any Iranian interference in the Arab world.
Former Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal Dies
Saudi Arabia’s former Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal died on Thursday at the age of 75, two months after he was replaced following 40 years in the job, family members and a Foreign Ministry spokesman
BAE Systems and Al-Salam Aircraft Typhoon Collaboration
A pioneering partnership between BAE Systems and Al-Salam Aircraft Company has been hailed for its success in advancing local repair and maintenance capability on Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) Typhoon
France to Build Two Nuclear Reactors in Saudi Arabia
France and Saudi Arabia have reached an agreement on conducting feasibility studies to build two flagship Areva-designed nuclear reactors as the two allies firm up business ties amid tensions across the region.
Saudi Arabia, France Sign $12 Billion Deals
Saudi Arabia and France agreed Wednesday to sign $12 billion of deals, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubair said during a landmark visit by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Paris.
Saudi Arabia, Russia Sign Military, Nuclear, Oil Deals
Saudi Arabia and Russia on Thursday signed a number of strategic military, nuclear and oil agreements.
Saudi Minister of Defense Visits Russia
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, arrived in Moscow on Wednesday on a high-profile visit to discuss key issues with Russian leaders including President Vladimir Putin.
Saudi Defense Minister Meets Qatar’s Emir, U.S. National Intelligence Director
Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman met with the Director of U.S. National Intelligence Lieutenant General James Clapper in Jeddah on Sunday, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Commander of Royal Saudi Air Force Dies
Lt. General Mohammed bin Ahmed Al-Shoalan, Commander of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF), died on Wednesday following a heart attack while he was on a business trip outside the Kingdom, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. No details were given.
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Kuwait International Fair - Kuwait
Singapore Air Show 2018
06 - 11
UMEX + SIMTEX 2018
25 - 27
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
06 - 08
Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre - United Arab Emirates
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