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Britain says it can restart Saudi Arabia arms export licences

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Britain can once again issue new licences to export arms to Saudi Arabia after complying with a court order, its trade minister said on...

Some Stena Impero crew released

Iran released seven of 23 crew of British-flagged tanker Stena Impero seized earlier in July, Sweden’s foreign minister said. The Swedish-owned Stena Impero was...

Seized Iranian tanker to be released

Britain’s Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not indicate when or if the ship would set sail...

Royal Marines train Ugandan military in maritime operations

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Royal Marines and their Reservist counterparts have spent four weeks training the Uganda People’s Defence Force in maritime operations. 1 Assault Group Marines (1AGRM) travelled...

Britain begins escorting all UK vessels through Hormuz Strait

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Britain has started sending a warship to accompany all British-flagged vessels through the Strait of Hormuz, a change in policy announced on Thursday after...

Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran’s ‘piracy’

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Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged...

Iran attempted to block British oil tanker – claim

Three Iranian vessels tried to block the passage of a BP-operated tanker through the Strait of Hormuz but withdrew after warnings from a British...

UK concludes historic exercise with Egypt

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The first bilateral exercise for thirty years between Egypt and the UK has successfully come to its conclusion.  Exercise AMHOSE 1 saw the participation...

Three British Chinook helicopters fully operational in Gao

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The three British CH-47 Chinook helicopters deployed to Gao, Mali, are now officially cleared to perform operational missions for the benefit of...

Britain committed to free trade with Kenya

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Britain is committed to free trade with Kenya after it leaves the European Union, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on a...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...