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National Security

Invest in poor rural areas to curb exclusion, quash extremism

Al Shabaab militants.Remote areas in poor nations need far more investment to undercut recruitment by militant armed groups, in a shift from development policies focused most on cities, the head of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) said.

Fighting in Derna has devastating impact on civilians – UN

Fighting in DernaEscalating conflict in Derna is having a devastating impact on civilians, with humanitarian workers denied access to deliver lifesaving assistance, the United Nations said.

Clashes in eastern Libya intensify

Eastern Libya clashes intensifyForces loyal to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar engaged in fierce clashes around Derna, as two soldiers were killed in a car bomb and another was abducted from a checkpoint.

Unemployed youth threaten Libya oilfields

Unemployed youth threaten Libya oilfieldsA group of unemployed Libyan youths will shut down oilfields in Marada unless demands for better state services are met, they said.

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Company News

  • BRONCO II launched for USA
    by Paramount Group, 10 May 2018

    The BRONCO II's internal Interchangeable Multi-Mission System Bay allows a single airframe to be rapidly reconfigured to perform multiple roles.

  • AHRLAC/Mwari enters production and preparing first deliveries
    by Paramount Group, 8 May 2018

    The Ahrlac and its armed variant, the Mwari, are being developed and produced at Wonderboom Airport by Ahrlac Holdings, co-owned by Paramount Group.

  • defenceWeb launches new drone portal
    by defenceWeb, 7 May 2018

    The unmanned aerial vehicle portal will focus exclusively on military and commercial unmanned aviation, regulations and technology.