Conferences & Events
France, Lebanon Sign $3 Billion Saudi-Funded Arms Deal
France and Lebanon signed on Tuesday a Saudi-funded deal worth $3 billion to provide French weapons and military equipment to the Lebanese army to help it fight jihadis encroaching from neighboring
UK Delivers Military Equipment to Lebanese Army
The United Kingdom has delivered military defense equipment to the Lebanese Army to deal with the jihadist threat on its eastern border with Syria, the British Embassy announced
Lebanese Defense Minister Concludes 3-Day Visit to Iran
Lebanon's Defense Minister on Saturday started a three-day visit to Tehran for talks expected to culminate in him securing military equipment to bolster Beirut's fight against jihadists.
U.S. Delivers New Batch of Military Aid to Lebanese Army
The United States delivered a new batch of aid to the Lebanese Army Wednesday as part of Washington’s efforts to bolster the military's capabilities to confront Syrian border violence.
France to Supply Saudi-Financed Arms to Lebanon Soon
Lebanon’s Army will soon receive military equipment as part of a $1 billion grant from Saudi Arabia to help it fight Islamist militants encroaching into Lebanon from Syria, former Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Tuesday.
Iran Submits List of Arms Grant to Lebanese Army
Iran has presented a list of military tools and weapons to be gifted to the Lebanese army to help the Arab country in its fight against terrorism, senior officials in Beirut said.
Iran Pledges Military Grant to Lebanese Army
Iran is to give a military grant to the Lebanese Army, the Head of Iran’s National Security Council said on Tuesday, boosting Security Forces that are already backed by Saudi Arabia and the United States.
Lebanon Requests 18 Huey II Rotary Wing Aircraft
The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Lebanon for Huey II rotary wing aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $180 million.
Lebanon-Russia Discuss Security Cooperation
Moscow has received a list of military equipment Lebanese security services are in need of, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said at the end of an official visit to Russia Friday.
US to Supply Lebanon with Cessna & Other Support Aircraft
US Ambassador to Lebanon has confirmed his country's intention to supply the Lebanese military with an armed Cessna aircraft and other support aircraft to face the threat of armed Islamists.
Lebanese Army Receives New Shipment of US Arms
The Lebanese Army said Saturday it received a shipment of weapons and ammunition from the US as part of the American assistance program for the
U.S. Outlines Military Assistance to Lebanese Armed Forces
Last Thursday, U.S. Ambassador in Beirut David Hale (photo) made the following remarks on U.S. Assistance to the Lebanese Armed
Kahwaji: “ISIL Seeking Sectarian War in Lebanon”
ISIL terrorists plan to turn Lebanon into another Iraq by unleashing sectarian war between Sunnis and Shiites that would have posed an existential threat to the nation, the Lebanese Army Commander said.
Lebanon Army Chief Urges France to Speed Up Arms Delivery
Lebanon's Army Chief General Jean Kahwaji (photo) urged France on Tuesday to speed up the delivery of weapons under a Saudi-financed deal, as his troops battle jihadists on the Syrian
Ten Lebanese Soldiers Killed in Al-Nusra Fighting
At least 10 Lebanese soldiers were killed in ongoing clashes with Islamist gunmen in and around the eastern border town of Arsal, Lebanon’s Army Chief said on Sunday, in violence that has forced dozens of families to flee their homes for safety.
Lebanese Army Chief Receives US Central Command Chief
Lebanese Army Chief, General Jean Qahwaji, on Friday received at his office in Yarze the US Central Command Chief, General Lloyd Austin (pictured with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman), in presence of US Ambassador David
ILA/Berlin Air Show
24 - 29
Berlin - Germany
07 - 10
Amman - Jordan
UAE Future Civil Defense Conference
07 - 08
Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
11 - 15
Paris - France
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