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The deployment of the bombers comes after reports that Trump planned strikes on Iranian nuclear facilities.

Three US senators launched their bid to block the sale of F-35 jets to the UAE.

US moves <em>F</em>-16 fighter jets from Germany to UAE

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US moves F-16 fighter jets from Germany to UAE

A squadron of US fighter jets have made their way from Germany to the UAE.

Pompeo confirms US sale of <em>F</em>-35 jets to UAE

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Pompeo confirms US sale of F-35 jets to UAE

The State Department sent a formal notice to Congress on the sale of the stealth precision planes, long sought by the Gulf Arab ally.

With Trump out, Turkey worries about Biden

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With Trump out, Turkey worries about Biden

The two countries are at loggerheads over the US support of a Kurdish militia in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria.

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Biden begins transition as Trump refuses to concede

US President-elect Joe Biden took the first steps Sunday towards moving into the White House in 73 days, as Donald Trump again refused to admit defeat.

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Trump administration pushes $2.9 billion UAE drone sale: report

The White House has reportedly alerted Congress of its intention to sell sophisticated drones to Abu Dhabi.

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Iran begins annual air force drill with drones, jets

This is the second drill Iran has held since a decade-long UN arms embargo on the country that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons.

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US defence secretary in Israel talks on 'military edge'

US Secretary of Defence Mark Esper is in Israel for talks on how it can maintain its military superiority after sales of US F-35 jets ...

US plans sales of top-end fighter jets to UAE

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US plans sales of top-end fighter jets to UAE

The US has agreed to sell top-of-the-line F-35 fighter jets to the UAE following normalisation.

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US lawmakers propose sale of bunker-busting bombs to Israel

The proposal aims at supplying Israel with 30,000lb bombs capable of destroying underground Iranian nuclear facilities.

'Real risk' of Turkey sanctions over Russian arms: US

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'Real risk' of Turkey sanctions over Russian arms: US

Turkey faces a 'real risk' of US sanctions for testing the Russian S-400 air defence system, a top State Department official warned.

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

Yousef H. Alshammari

The Arab American Republicans voting for Trump

In-depth: Over a third of Arab Americans polled say they prefer Donald Trump - an indication that many still gravitate towards the Republican ...

Erdogan defies threatened US sanctions over missiles

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Erdogan defies threatened US sanctions over missiles

Turkey faces potential sanctions under a 2017 law known as CAATSA, which mandates sanctions for any 'significant' purchases of weapons from ...

Trump passes executive order to strip civil service protections

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Trump passes executive order to strip civil service protections

Donald Trump has signed an executive order on the eve of presidential elections in what experts believe is a bid to secure his administration in ...

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Pentagon condemns Turkey S-400 test, Erdogan dismisses US criticism

The Pentagon strongly condemned the test of a Russian-made S-400 missile defence system by NATO ally Turkey and warned of 'serious consequences'.

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Israel 'will not oppose' US arms sales to UAE

Defence Minister Benny Gantz received assurances from US Defence Secretary Mark Esper that Israel's 'qualitative military edge' would not suffer.

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Turkey's Erdogan confirms test of Russian missile system

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejected US criticism of the S-400 missile defence systems.

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US promises Israel will stay strong despite UAE deal

US defence officials have assured Israel it will retain its military dominance in the region even if the UAE acquires F-35 jets.

Armenia calls for Turkey arms embargo amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

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Armenia calls for Turkey arms embargo amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Yerevan claims Canadian technology was found in a downed Turkish drone.

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US condemns Turkey over reported test of Russian system

The US criticised NATO ally Turkey after Ankara reportedly tested its Russian-made advanced air defence missile system.

Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 defence system

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Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 defence system

Turkey's military has reportedly test-fired the Russian S-400 air defence system in the Black Sea province of Sinop.

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

Victoria Schneider

The Lebanese board game fighting corruption with humour

'Wasta', a new board game inspired by anti-government protests, takes aim at Lebanon's broken political system.

Israel rejects US <em>F</em>-35 sale to Qatar, citing QME

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Israel rejects US F-35 sale to Qatar, citing QME

'Security and our superiority in the region are the most significant things,' Israel's intelligence minister said following Qatar's request for ...

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