UAE weapons maker EDGE wants in on F-35 supply chain

United Arab Emirates’ state-owned weapons maker EDGE expects to be involved in the supply chain of Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 war plane if the sale of U.S. planes to the Gulf Arab state goes ahead, its chief executive said on Tuesday. U.S. President Joe Biden‘s administration is re-examining the sale of 50 F-35 stealth jets, 18 […]

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Israel cancels participation in UAE defence expo, citing air travel curbs

JERUSALEM: Israel has cancelled its planned participation in a major defence expo in the United Arab Emirates next week due to COVID-19 curbs on air travel, Israeli officials said on Monday. Dozens of Israeli defence firms had been due to take part in the IDEX conference in Abu Dhabi on Feb 21-25 – a first […]

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill nine militia fighters: Monitor

BEIRUT: Israeli missile strikes against several targets near Syria‘s capital Damascus killed at least nine pro-regime militia fighters early Monday, a Britain-based war monitor said. “Nine Iran-backed militia fighters were killed” in Israeli strikes targeting arms depots, including missile stores, around Damascus, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Observatory said all the fighters […]

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