Conferences & Events
French, International Aircraft Carriers to Join Fight Against ISIL
The French nuclear-powered Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier (photo) left the port of registration on November 19 to join the operation in Syria, French President Francois Hollande told the French Parliament’s emergency meeting in Versailles on
US to Deploy 50 Ground Troops to Northern Syria
The United States disclosed plans on Friday to station its first ground troops in Syria for the war against Islamic State, saying dozens of US soldiers would be sent as advisers to groups fighting the
Canada to End its Combat Mission in Iraq and Syria
Canada's Prime Minister-elect Justin Trudeau said he told US President Barack Obama that Canadian fighter jets would withdraw from fighting the ISIS group in Iraq and Syria. But he gave no
Syrian President Meets Russian Counterpart in Moscow
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flew into Moscow on Tuesday for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin during which the two men discussed their joint military campaign against Islamist militants in Syria, a Kremlin spokesman said. “The
Putin Receives Saudi Defense Minister, UAE Crown Prince
Russian President Vladimir Putin met Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister on Sunday (photo), in Moscow's biggest attempt so far to reach out to enemies of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad since Russia joined the conflict with air strikes.
U.S. to Shift Training Syrian Rebels to Providing Weapons
The United States will largely abandon its failed efforts to train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and instead provide arms and equipment directly to rebel leaders and their units on the battlefield, the Obama
Russia Deploys Mi-24 Helicopter Gunships to Syria
Russia has deployed its notorious Mi-24 helicopter gunships to Syria, where they are part of the operation against Islamic State terrorist
Russian Air Strikes in Syria Draw Mixed Reactions
Shortly after Russia launched its first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria on Wednesday, media reports emerged that several civilians had been killed in the attacks, which allegedly were not aimed at ISIL positions.
U.S. Officials: “Russia Deploys 28 Combat Jets in Syria”
Russia has deployed 28 combat planes in Syria, U.S. officials said on Monday, confirming the latest move in Moscow’s increasing military presence in the war-torn nation.
Senators Accuse Pentagon of Failing to Train Syrian Rebels
Seventy-five Syrian rebels trained to fight jihadists under a beleaguered US program have crossed from Turkey into northern Syria, a US-backed rebel faction and a monitoring group said on
Sources: Russia Sending SA-22 Air Defense System to Syria
Moscow is sending an advanced anti-aircraft missile system to Syria, two Western officials and a Russian source said, as part of what the West believes is stepped-up military support for embattled President Bashar al-Assad.
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
Report: CIA Launches Secret Drone Campaign in Syria
A secret drone campaign targeting ISIS leaders is being carried out by the CIA and U.S. Special Forces in Syria, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.
Report: Turkish Commanders to Discuss Syria Intervention
The Turkish Army has called a meeting of troop Commanders stationed along its fortified border with Syria to discuss a possible intervention in Syria, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Sunday.
Russia Delivering Conventional Arms to Syria
Russia is observing its contractual obligations with Syria in delivering conventional weapons, a Deputy Head of Russia’s Security Council said Wednesday.“UN sanctions do not affect the trade of conventional weapons from Russia to
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.
Kuwait Air Power and Air Defense Symposium
26 - 27
Regency Hotel in Kuwait City - Kuwait
MILIPOL Asia 2017
04 - 06
04 - 07
Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
Armoured Vehicles Middle East
Amman - Jordan
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