US approves sale of advanced air-to-air missiles to Saudi ...

WASHINGTON — The US State Department announced the approval on Thursday of the sale of $650 million worth of air-to-air missiles to Saudi Arabia to help the country protect itself from drone ...

Does the US Support ISIS? Yes and Here Are 5 Times the US ...

Below are five strongest instances of the U.S. helping ISIS and other terrorist groups. 1. Fighting as ISIS's Air Force. There are several instances of the United States providing air support to ...

Weapons ending up with terrorists is OK, as long as Obama ...

The CNN investigation revealed how American-made weapons ended up in the hands of "al Qaeda-linked fighters, hardline Salafi militias, and other factions waging war in Yemen," vis-a-vis the US' coalition partners Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Some of these weapons have also been seized by Iranian-backed militias, CNN claims. The hardware, referred to as …

Troops kill over 90 terrorists in 2 weeks | Pulse Nigeria

Troops kill over 90 terrorists in 2 weeks. Authors: News Agency Of Nigeria. November 25, 2021 2:15 PM. The Defence Headquarters says troops of Operation Hadin Kai, have in the last two weeks ...

US State Department expresses 'concern' over Saudi ...

"The participation of Saudi Arabia, Jordan, and others in the airstrike against ISIS gives the state [ISIS] all the justifications to storm these countries, and their storming will not be described as an attack," al-Sadhan said in a 2014 tweet.

Troops kill 62 terrorists, as 192 surrender in 2 weeks ...

Giving an update on military operations between Nov. 25 and Dec. 9 in Abuja, ... Give us your feedback (win a $50 voucher) ... Saudi Arabia over Omicron.

US arms sold to Saudi Arabia and UAE end up in wrong hands

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, its main partner in the war, have used the US-manufactured weapons as a form of currency to buy the loyalties of militias or tribes, bolster chosen armed...

Saudi Arabia defends use of Canadian-made armoured ...

"It is the right of the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to use its military equipment to fight the terrorist groups of Awamiyah to protect the civilians," the Saudi embassy said ...

The truth about President Trump's $110 billion Saudi arms ...

The truth about President Trump's $110 billion Saudi arms deal. ABC News found that only approximately $25 billion is in the actual pipeline. — -- During his first visit to a foreign nation as ...

The truth about President Trump's $110 billion Saudi arms ...

Despite the notification reaching Congress in October 2015, just last month Lockheed Martin announced it would sell Saudi Arabia those four ships for $6 billion, part of the $25 billion identified as in the pipeline so far.

Has Biden Now Lost Saudi Arabia? | New Eastern Outlook

That was joined by Washington's lifting the anti-Saudi Yemeni Houthi leadership from the US terrorist list while ending US military support to Saudi Arabia in its Yemen war with Iran-backed Houthi forces, a move that emboldened the Houthis to pursue missile and drone attacks on Saudi targets. Post-911 Pentagon Policy

Trump sells Qatar $12 billion of U.S. weapons days after ...

Saudi Arabia asked you to leave," said Meshal bin Jamad al Thani, the Qatari ambassador to the U.S. Qataris believe that the blockade of their country is politically motivated by the Saudis in an ...

Trump sells Qatar $12 billion of U.S. weapons days after ...

Saudi Arabia asked you to leave," said Meshal bin Jamad al Thani, the Qatari ambassador to the U.S. Qataris believe that the blockade of their country is …

The United States and the Middle East: Interests, Risks ...

American equipment. US forces maintain access to bases in Oman for contingencies and engage in a range of training programs and joint exercises with the Omani armed forces. 11. The United States has long cooperated militarily with Saudi Arabia and has worked extensively—though without much success —to train the Saudi military. The United ...

Obama administration arms sales offers to Saudi top $115 ...

U.S. President Barack Obama's administration has offered Saudi Arabia more than $115 billion in weapons, other military equipment and training, the most of any U.S. administration in the 71-year U ...

Saudis welcome Trump with gold medal, receive arms package

The most tangible agreement between the two leaders was the $110 billion sale of military equipment to Saudi Arabia that is effective immediately and could expand up to $350 billion over 10 years.

The $18bn arms race helping to fuel Middle East conflict ...

That will see agreed arms sales to the top five purchasers in the region - Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Egypt and Iraq – surge this year to more than $18bn, up from $12bn ...

IEA rejects reports of selling US military equipment to ...

Over the years, thousands of units of equipment were handed over to the Afghan government by the US. Between 2017 and 2019, the former Afghan government was given: 1- 7,035 weapons 2- 4,702 military vehicles 3- 20,040 grenades 4- 2,520 bombs plus other heavy artillery

U.S. Relations With Saudi Arabia - United States ...

Saudi Arabia is the United States' largest foreign military sales (FMS) customer, with more than $100 billion in active FMS cases. Through FMS, the United States has supported three key security assistance organizations in Saudi Arabia—the Ministry of Defense, the National Guard, and the Ministry of Interior.

War on Terror: Saudi Arabia Gives $10million Aid to ...

Responding, Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan Ali commended the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the huge support to Nigeria at this time noting that aside assisting in tackling challenges at IDP camps, it will go a long way in helping to acquire strategic military equipment needed to tackle the terrorists challenges.

Saudi King Salman calls on increased cooperation in ...

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has called on the international community for increased cooperation in combating extremism and terrorism and to adopt principles of coexistence, the monarch said ...

List of equipment of the Saudi Arabian Army - Wikipedia

Vehicles were sold to Saudi Arabia by the United States under the Foreign Military Sales program. M88 United States: M88A1: 98: Armoured recovery vehicle. The potential sale of a further 20 was announced in August 2016. Al-Shibl Saudi Arabia: Al-Shibl1 Al-Shibl2 ~100

Saudi prince says the U.S. should not withdraw Patriot ...

Saudi Arabia wants the U.S. to show that Washington is committed to the kingdom, and that means leaving American defense equipment in Saudi Arabia, Prince Turki Al-Faisal told CNBC. Load Error

Counter-Terrorism: Saudis Sent To Terrorist Rehab

July 2, 2019: Saudi Arabia, despite producing more Islamic terrorists than any other country, has managed to contain such violence within its borders. Since 2006 there have been few attacks and none that were really successful. There are still attempts. So far in 2019, there was one in the capital (Riyadh) by four heavily armed (guns, grenades, explosive vests) …

Saudi King Salman calls on increased cooperation in ...

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has called on the international community for increased cooperation in combating extremism and terrorism and to adopt principles of …

How ISIS got weapons from U.S. and used them to take Iraq ...

This diverted materiel, recovered from IS forces, comprises exclusively Warsaw Pact–caliber weapons and ammunition, purchased by the United States and Saudi Arabia from European Union (EU) member...

The Enemy of My Enemy Is a State Sponsor of Terrorism: the ...

The US also placed Sudan on the State Sponsors of Terrorism list in 1993. Like Sudan, the US has also supported the Saudi-led coalition, providing intelligence and logistics and allowing Saudi Arabia to purchase weapons and military equipment knowing that these supplies would contribute to the military operation in Yemen.

U.S. commits to Saudi defense after Houthi attacks on oil ...

Mar. 8, 2021. The United States said on Monday it is committed to defending Saudi Arabia following drone and missile strikes claimed by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement, including on a Saudi facility vital to oil exports. Saudi authorities said there were no casualties or property losses from Sunday's attacks targeting an oil storage yard ...

Troops prevent terrorists attempt to attack Military base ...

Troops prevent another terrorists attempt to attack Military base in Damboa. ... Give us your feedback (win a $50 voucher) ... Saudi Arabia over Omicron.

What would be the repercussions if the US sued Saudi ...

Answer (1 of 7): Nations do not sue other nations over acts of terrorism. They sue in world courts over trade matters and boundary issues. For acts of terrorism, they take military or diplomatic action. If the United States had felt that the Kingdom …

The US and Yemen: Putting a disreputable policy right

To some critics, US military support of Saudi Arabia raises the question of war crimes. The humanitarian crisis UNICEF estimates about 80 percent of Yemen's population is in need of assistance.

US pulls missile defenses in Saudi Arabia amid Yemen attacks

Defense Secretary Mark Esper talks to reporters at Prince Sultan Air Base in Saudi Arabia, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, where he saw a Patriot missile battery that the U.S. sent to Saudi to help ...

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Military equipment was "paramount" to India given "unabated" tensions with Pakistan, according to Unnikrishnan. "You're going to try and nurture whatever is required to ensure that." India is also keen to increase domestic production and has launched a joint venture with Russia to manufacture AK-203 assault rifles.

What You Need to Know About Trump's $8 Billion Saudi Arms ...

"There is no emergency to the United States or to UAE or to Saudi Arabia regarding ... for the military campaign led by Saudi Arabia in the war-battered country. ... in the wake of the terrorist ...

How ISIS got weapons from U.S. and used them to take Iraq ...

How ISIS Got Weapons From the U.S. and Used Them to Take Iraq and Syria. By Tom O'Connor On 12/14/17 at 1:32 PM EST. Weapons reportedly seized by Syria's armed forces during a military operation ...

Russia Warns "Abyss Has Opened" As "Deep State" Protects ...

With the CIA now funneling their ISIS terrorist fighters into Saudi Arabia in order to ignite a civil war to destroy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, this report grimly states, the entire Middle East region remains uncertain as to if President Trump can gain control over the "Deep State" elements embedded in the US military before they can ...

War on Terror: Saudi Arabia Gives $10million Aid to ...

Leader of a Saudi Arabian delegation who announced the aid package at the ministry of Defence, during a visit to Defence Minister, Mansur Muhammad Dan Ali on Monday, Nasir Bin Mutlak, disclosed that the aid package which is in cash and military equipment was aimed at assisting the IDPs in the north east in particular as well as other essential needs of …

The U.S.-Saudi Arabia counterterrorism relationship

Saudi Arabia represents a paradox for U.S. counterterrorism. On the one hand, the Saudi government is a close partner of the United States on counterterrorism. On the other hand, Saudi support for ...