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Saudi foreign minister: Iran is the 'biggest state sponsor of terrorism'

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir has called Iran the "biggest state sponsor of terror…

Israeli Artillery Corps poised for longer-range, improved precision strikes

The Israeli Artillery Corps is taking on missions traditionally entrusted to air power.

UAE commissions latest home-built corvette

The sixth and last Baynunah-class corvette was commissioned into service Monday as Sheikh Mohammad…

Russia's Rostec to co-develop 5th-gen fighter with UAE

Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Russia defense heavyweight Rostec, spoke to Defense News about the deal, as…

Israel defense minister disses 'soft power' at Munich Security Conference

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Sunday denigrated the value of so-called "soft power,"…

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Saudi foreign minister: Iran is the 'biggest state sponsor of terrorism'

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir has called Iran the "biggest state sponsor of terror…

Israeli Artillery Corps poised for longer-range, improved precision strikes

The Israeli Artillery Corps is taking on missions traditionally entrusted to air power.

UAE commissions latest home-built corvette

The sixth and last Baynunah-class corvette was commissioned into service Monday as Sheikh Mohammad…

Russia's Rostec to co-develop 5th-gen fighter with UAE

Sergey Chemezov, CEO of Russia defense heavyweight Rostec, spoke to Defense News about the deal, as…

Israel defense minister disses 'soft power' at Munich Security Conference

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Sunday denigrated the value of so-called "soft power,"…

New Houthi weapon emerges: a drone boat

The Houthi boat that attacked and hit a Saudi frigate Jan. 30 in the Red Sea, reported earlier as a…

Analysis: Rethinking defense investments for Middle East growth

While industrial participation programs in MENA are not a new concept, the precipitous decline in gl…

Underwater drones, border sensors are growth areas for Gulf nations

Despite lower oil income, countries will still spend big in 2017, analysts predict.

Despite Trump rhetoric, US pledge to the Gulf stable

Despite the churn in the U.S. capital as the new administration takes over, despite the attempted Mu…

Russia's Middle East power play

A week after concluding its combat mission in Syria, Russia’s flagship Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft ca…

The Pentagon could send conventional military forces into Syria

President Donald Trump wants to bring more force to bear on the Islamic State. This proposal appears…

Conflict zones offer Turkish armored vehicles new opportunities

The world’s conflict zones are offering unique opportunities to Turkey’s rising armored vehicles man…

Israeli firm to debut MTCR-compliant Heron drone

State-owned Israel Aerospace Industries is debuting at this week’s Aero India show an export version…

Israeli F-35 buyback surpasses $1 billion

Israel’s Defense Ministry announced Sunday that completed industrial cooperation contracts with Lock…

US Navy beefs up Red Sea presence

Responding to a growing number of dangerous incidents in waters around Yemen, the U.S. Navy is expan…

Thousands more troops are needed in Afghanistan, top commander tells Congress

Gen. John Nicholson Jr. says training and advisory missions are understaffed, and more troops are ne…