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France Ships 12 Attack Helicopters to Libya
France is deploying attack helicopters in Libya, the first to be used in the allied offensive against forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi, French media reported
Flydubai to Hire 600 Pilots By 2016
Low-cost carrier flydubai said it will hire 600 pilots over the next 5 years as it expands its fleet and adds new
Airbus to Produce 42 A320s a Month
Airbus confirmed plans to increase production of its best-selling A320 family of aircraft to a record 42 planes a month, underlining signs of a global economic
Iran-N Korea: Ballistic Missile Technology Transfer?
North Korea and Iran appear to have been regularly exchanging ballistic missile technology in violation of UN sanctions, according to a confidential UN report obtained by
Boeing: Fuel Prices May Slow Airline Orders
Boeing said that high fuel prices and the social unrest in the Middle East may have an impact on the orders it receives from the region in the short term.
Iran: “Israeli Aircrafts Massing at US Base in Iraq”
Iranian state television ran a report earlier this week saying Israeli military aircraft were massing at a U.S. air base in Iraq for a strike on
Qatar Airways to Acquire 33% of Cargolux
Qatar Airways expects to sign a deal for a 33% stake in European all-cargo airline Cargolux in a few weeks, its Chief Executive said.
Bin Laden: The Hunt is Over
Al-Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden was killed Sunday in a firefight with covert US forces deep inside
Al-Sabah: “Iran Cell Eyed Strategic Facilities”
Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister & Foreign Minister said on Thursday an Iranian spy cell uncovered by the state last year monitored the US military presence and possessed explosives to bomb 'strategic'
Assad to End Emergency Law
Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on Thursday ratified a law to end 48 years of emergency rule in an attempt to defuse angry protests against his 11-year rule by people demanding greater freedoms.
Gulf Forces to Stay in Bahrain Until Threat is Over
Saudi and UAE Forces will only leave Bahrain when an Iranian threat to GCC countries is judged to be over, Bahrain's Foreign Minister
US Clears $36 billion Arms Sales to Saudi, UAE
The US government has cleared arms sales worth $36.4 billion to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, but is reviewing arms sales to some other Middle Eastern countries on a "case-by-case basis", a Pentagon official
Saudi Naval Expansion “Could be Worth $20 Billion”
Saudi Arabia has asked the US for prices for surface warships with integrated air and missile defenses, helicopters, patrol craft and shore infrastructure, the US Navy
Emirates Heading to “Record Breaking” Year
Emirates said it had repaid a $500 million bond that was due this month and it is on course for a "record breaking" financial
UAE to Send 12 Planes for Libya Mission
The UAE will send 12 planes to take part in operations to enforce the no-fly zone in Libya, the state news agency said on Friday.
UAE to Increase Military Pensions by 70%
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered a 70% pension increase for military personnel, local media said on
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Dubai World Trade Center - United Arab Emirates
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World Defense Show (WDS 2024)
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