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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...

Saudi-led coalition starts military operation against Yemen’s Houthis

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A Saudi-led coalition has started a military operation against Yemen’s Houthi movement after it stepped up cross-border missile and drone attacks on Saudi Arabia,...

Yemen separatists seize remote Socotra island from Saudi-backed government

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Southern separatists have seized control of Yemen’s island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea, deposing its governor and driving out forces of the Saudi-backed...

South Africa amends arms export document after inspection row

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South Africa has made a subtle change to arms export rules that could unlock more than a billion dollars of weapons sales to countries...

Canada lifting Saudi weapons export block

Canada is lifting a freeze on weapons exports to Saudi Arabia and renegotiated a criticised $14 billion contract to sell General Dynamics armoured vehicles...

Germany extends arms embargo on Saudi Arabia

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German media reported on Monday that the German government had approved an extension of the arms embargo on Saudi Arabia, which will now last...

Saudi coalition apparently foils attack on tanker in the Gulf of...

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Reports issued by the Saudi-led coalition that is active in Yemen state that they had foiled a potential attack on a crude oil tanker...

Cyberattacks on Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco has seen an increase in attempted cyberattacks since the final quarter of 2019, which the company so far successfully countered, the state...

Yemen Houthi not responsible for Saudi oil attack

Yemen’s Houthi group did not launch an attack on Saudi Arabia oil facilities in September, a confidential report by UN sanctions monitors seen by...

South Africa blocks arms sales to Saudi and UAE in inspection...

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South Africa is blocking arms sales to countries including Saudi Arabia and the UAE in an inspections dispute, endangering billions of Rands worth of...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...