Defense News

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 06:31
The United Arab Emirates is instituting an armed forces commission to supply financial and military aid to Arab allies for counterterrorism efforts.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 06:39
A high-profile US anti-terror team arrived in the Turkish capital July 7 to discuss possible cooperation with NATO ally Turkey in combating extremist militants in Syria and Iraq.
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 06:24
U.S. troops training and advising Iraqi forces to combat the Islamic State are finding the Iraqi military leadership is plagued by cronyism and tribalism, according to the U.S. Army's No. 2 general.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 06:46
France said it would look into building two nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia, which is part of some $12 billion (€10.7 billion) in deals announced Wednesday with the conservative kingdom.
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 06:15
Mali's Tuareg-led rebel alliance signed a landmark deal on Saturday to end years of unrest in a nation riven by ethnic divisions and in the grip of a jihadist insurgency.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 06:52
Washington and Madrid signed a deal Wednesday setting up a permanent force of 2,200 U.S. Marines based in southern Spain who can be swiftly deployed to crises in Africa.
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 06:36
Pakistan hopes to revive its naval modernization program through a warship construction deal with China that will also expand Pakistan's shipbuilding industry.
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 06:47
Lebanese and American officials gathered Wednesday to mark the delivery of more than 200 anti-tank missiles the United States says will help Lebanon's army defend its borders against terrorists.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 05:50
NATO on Tuesday launched the first full drill of its new spearhead force in northern Poland, a structure designed to boost security on its eastern flank in the wake of Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea from Ukraine.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 06:37
The head of Mali's main Tuareg-led rebel groups said Friday his movement will sign a final deal on June 20 to end the conflict in the west African nation.