Showing posts with label weapons. Show all posts
Showing posts with label weapons. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Ukraine tests US missile systems for first time

Ukraine tests US missile systems for first time
Ukraine tested its Javelin missile systems Tuesday for the first time since receiving the weapons from the United States to boost its defenses in its conflict with pro-Russian separatists.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

US weapons manufacturers' stock price soars as Trump pulls out of Iran deal

Lockheed Martin
While President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the US out of the Iran nuclear deal has been negatively criticized by most of the international community it has brought good news for some. Weapons manufacturers.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Scores of NATO-made mines found amid massive ammo cache in Syria’s Douma

Scores of NATO-made mines found amid massive ammo cache in Syria
Hundreds of mines, some said to originate from NATO countries, as well as scores of mortar shells and frag grenades have been retrieved by Syrian sappers in the town of Douma. The mine-clearing effort was caught on camera.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Russian Navy Transports More Military Equipment to Syria

RORO Sparta III
The Russian Navy recently made another large delivery of military supplies to Syria, adding to their already significant amount of weapons in the country.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Trump says to meet with Putin in 'not too distant future'

Trump says to meet with Putin
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he will probably meet Russian President Vladimir Putin who won Sunday's election in a landslide victory "in the not too distant future."

Friday, March 2, 2018

Merkel, Trump concerned over Putin's 'invincible' weapons

Merkel, Trump concerned over Putin's 'invincible' weapons
US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have shared concern over President Vladimir Putin's claim Russia was developing new "invincible" weapons.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Protests Planned Next Week Against Saudi Crown Prince Visit to UK

Saudi Crown Prince
High-profile campaign groups plan to hold protests in London next week against a visit to Britain by the powerful Saudi Crown Prince to raise alarm over Riyadh’s war crimes in Yemen and its human rights record.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

NATO and US air warnings over European defense cooperation

NATO and US air warnings over European defense cooperation
In a clear and rare warning, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday argued against the development of European Union defense cooperation in competition with NATO, while US officials also warned against protectionism in the European defense industry.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

US Dispatches More Military Aid to Kurds in Syria

US Dispatches More Military Aid to Kurds in Syria
Washington has sent another military convoy to the Kurdish forces in Northeastern Syria after the US Department of Defense allocated a hefty amount of budget for training and equipping Kurdish militias, a militant-affiliated website reported on Tuesday.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

UN envoy warns against continuous influx of weapons to Libya

continuous influx of weapons to Libya
Head of UN Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame on Wednesday confirmed that weapons continue to enter Libya in the absence of a unified Libyan authority protecting the borders.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

CNN received key sections of the U.N. report: China, Russia not abiding by sanctions against N. Korea

China, Russia not abiding by sanctions against N. Korea
China, Russia, Malaysia and other nations are failing to curb sanctioned financial dealings and trade conducted by North Korea in their countries, according to a U.N. report.

North Korea arming Syria, Myanmar: UN report

North Korea arming Syria, Myanmar
North Korea has been selling weapons to the governments of Syria and Myanmar, and has been exporting banned materials such as coal, iron, and steel, a United Nations report has found.

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Turkish FM: Ankara Wants to See Concrete Steps from Washington on Ending Support for Kurdish Fighters

 US needs to withdraw from Northern Syria's Manbij region.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that Turkey wants to see concrete steps from the United States to end its support for the People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria.

US tells Turkey it will end weapons support for Syrian Kurdish YPG: Anadolu

weapons support for Syrian Kurdish YPG
The United States has told Turkey it will not provide any more weapons to the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia, Turkish state media said on Saturday, as Turkey's offensive by against the U.S.-backed YPG in Syria entered its eighth day.

Trump to ask for 716 bln USD for 2019 defense budget

Trump to ask for 716 bln USD for 2019 defense budget
US President Donald Trump is expected to ask for 716 billion US dollars for defense spending in the 2019 budget to be unveiled next month, local media reported Friday.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Russia mocks UK minister's attack warning

Russia mocks UK minister's attack warning
Russia has ridiculed a UK minister for suggesting it could cause "thousands and thousands and thousands" of deaths by crippling British infrastructure.

Turkey uses locally-made weapons in Afrin "operation"/invasion

Turkey uses locally-made weapons in Afrin "operation"/invasion
Turkish Armed Forces are using locally-made vehicles, weapons, and ammunition, including howitzers and drones, in Turkey's ongoing Operation Olive Branch in Afrin.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Germany Suspends Arms Deliveries to Turkey Over Afrin "Operation"/invasion

Germany Suspends Arms Deliveries to Turkey Over Afrin Operation
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has expressed the country's concern over Ankara's ongoing operation in Afrin and revealed the decision to halt sypplying Turkey with German-built Leopard tanks, according to Spiegel.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

US Threatens to Cut Aid to Kurdish Units That Go Against Turkey in Afrin

Turkey in Afrin
Pentagon spokesman Adrian Rankine-Galloway told the state-run Turkish news outlet Anadolu Agency that any element of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) that says "Hey, we'll no longer fight ISIS and we are going to support our brothers in Afrin" would cease to be considered a coalition partner.

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