Middle East Eye

Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 07:19
SAM Director, Christina Arabia, is quoted in this article examining how President Trump is sidestepping congressional opposition to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 08:28
The Syrian Arab component of forces attacking Raqqa have withdrawn from operations, declaring Kurdish forces had broken an agreement to allow them to lead the charge into the Islamic State (IS) group-held city.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The UK government licensed arms exports worth $4.2bn to Saudi Arabia during the first 12 months of the Saudi-led conflict in Yemen, a campaign group has revealed. The Campaign Against Arms Trade's analysis of government figures, released this week, shows the total is at least $657m more than previously thought.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 06:43
British defence officials are considering basing military trainers in Libya and sending another warship to the Mediterranean after the EU agreed to boost an anti-people smuggling operation and enforce a UN arms embargo.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:51
Human rights campaigners have condemned the British government after it announced it would significantly boost its military support to Oman, a country that has been criticised for suppressing freedom of speech.
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 07:20
US military personnel are carrying out patrols and observations in Misrata, according to Libyan soldiers on the ground, amid growing reports of Western special forces engaged in the battle to remove Islamic State from the central city of Sirte. - See more at: http://www.middleeasteye.net/news/us-military-personnel-spotted-libyan-frontline-against-1033444331#sthash.9rNoqfQd.dpuf
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 06:41
A battalion of 400 Sudanese soldiers arrived in the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday, ready to be deployed against a possible new offensive by Houthi rebels in the south of the country.
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 06:56
Four suspected al-Qaeda militants were killed overnight in an apparent US drone strike in Mukalla, the southern Yemeni city that the group overran in April, a local official said on Sunday.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 07:23
US support of Kurdish offshoot group in Syria could backfire in the medium-term.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 07:08
The US embassy in Cairo says that Washington will deliver eight top-of-the-range fighter jets to Egypt this week.