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An American contractor died during an altercation with US Marines in Iraq, prompting a trial.

Saudi Arabia shows no signs of halting arms purchases despite austerity measures due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

US approves sale of 84 Patriot missiles to Kuwait

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US approves sale of 84 Patriot missiles to Kuwait

The US said it has approved the sale of Patriot missiles to Kuwait.

Rockets hit Iraq base hosting US troops: military

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Rockets hit Iraq base hosting US troops: military

Eight Katyusha-type rockets landed on Al-Balad airbase, where US forces have been based, wounding two Iraqi officers and two airmen on Sunday.

How British universities are fuelling Israel's human rights abuses

Anu Shukla

How British universities are fuelling Israel's human rights abuses

British universities invested an estimated £456m in companies claimed to be financing Israel's military industry, illegal settlement industry, ...

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US says Turkey Patriot missile offer 'off the table'

Relations between Turkey and the US have been frosty since Ankara's decision to buy the Russian S-400.

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US removes Turkey from F-35 fighter jet programme

The United States said Turkey would be excluded from NATO's F-35 stealth fighter jet program after buying Russian weapons.

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Netanyahu warns Israel's jets 'can reach' Iran

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned on Tuesday that Israel's fighter jets 'can reach anywhere in the Middle East, including Iran,' in his ...

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US prepares to pull contractors from Iraq base

Attacks have taken place on American targets in Iraq.

US-Turkey tensions reach boiling point over Russia rocket saga

Stasa Salacanin

US-Turkey tensions reach boiling point over Russia rocket saga

Analysis: If Turkey finalises the purchase of the Russian made S-400 surface-to-air missile system, there will be a severe political crisis ...

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Turkey to produce S-500 defence systems with Russia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey and Russia would jointly produce S-500 defence systems after Ankara's ...

US OKs $6bn in weapons sales to Gulf allies

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US OKs $6bn in weapons sales to Gulf allies

The US State Department has approved a possible $6 billion worth of weapons sales to Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon said on ...

US could move F-35 manufacturing out of Turkey

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US could move F-35 manufacturing out of Turkey

The US could penalise Turkey if it goes ahead with its purchase of Russia's S-400 anti-aircraft missile system.

Erdogan says S-400 deal 'nothing to do with US'

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Erdogan says S-400 deal 'nothing to do with US'

Turkey's relationship with the US is increasingly strained over its decision to purchase the Russian S-400 missile defence system. Erdogan ...

Turkey dismisses US warning over S-400 Russian missile purchase

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Turkey dismisses US warning over S-400 Russian missile purchase

Turkish President Erdogan has said the purchase of S-400 missiles from Russia is a 'done deal', dismissing threats from the US.

Jonathan Fenton-Harvey

How America facilitates the UAE's occupation of southern Yemen

Comment: Washington's backing of Abu Dhabi is emboldening Al Qaeda and southern separatists alike, writes Jonathan Fenton-Harvey.

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Turkey says purchase of Russian S-400 missiles 'done deal'

Ankara's purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system was a 'done deal', Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday.

William Hartung

Senate sets stage for ending US role in Yemen

Comment: Claims that last week's Senate vote on Yemen was merely symbolic underestimate its significance, writes William Hartung.

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Jared Kushner sought to inflate Saudi arms deal: report

US president Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, who is a close ally of Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman, sought to inflate the value ...

Trump keeps inflating '500,000' Saudi weapons deal jobs claim

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Trump keeps inflating '500,000' Saudi weapons deal jobs claim

The $110bn deal, and the ever-rising jobs slated to accompany it, have become Trump's go-to defence for selling arms to Saudi Arabia despite the ...

Imad K. Harb

America must end its weapons deliveries to Saudi Arabia

Comment: The Saudi-led coalition's intervention in Yemen has only brought death and calamity, writes Imad K. Harb.

Donald Trump: Gunrunner for hire

William Hartung

Donald Trump: Gunrunner for hire

Comment: The US administration going all out in selling the most dangerous weapons to the most dangerous people, writes William Hartung.

US may withdraw support to Saudis over Yemen casualties

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US may withdraw support to Saudis over Yemen casualties

Senior officials at the Pentagon are growing increasingly concerned with the extent of collateral damage caused by the Saudi-led coalition in ...

Rights group urges investigation into Yemen school bus massacre

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Rights group urges investigation into Yemen school bus massacre

Netherlands-based Rights Radar has called for an investigation into Saada after dozens of school children were killed in an airstrike.

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