Agnes Helou

Agnes Helou

Agnes Helou was a Middle East correspondent for Defense News. Her interests include missile defense, cybersecurity, the interoperability of weapons systems and strategic issues in the Middle East and Gulf region.
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Why is Egypt intensifying its military drills?
After a busy November full of military drills, not least of which took place at sea, Egypt is continuing training into December and throughout 2021, sending a message about its global reach and capabilities.
Who will sell Iran weapons now that the arms embargo is dead?
With an international arms embargo lifted, Iran is likely to start buying armed drones, air defense systems, fighter jets and tanks, according to one expert, with another analyst linking the passage of Chinese defense export legislation on Oct. 28 with the embargo’s expiration.
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