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ISS: Has Haftar’s ‘Ponzi scheme’ imploded?

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Turkey’s dramatic military intervention into Libya’s civil-cum-proxy war on the side of the Tripoli government has changed the narrative from ‘Haftar tightening the noose...

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...

Emirates slashes flights, cuts wages

Emirates, one of the world’s largest long-haul airlines, will stop nearly all passenger flights  and cut staff wages by up to 50%  because of...

UAE orders more Seekers from Denel

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The United Arab Emirates has ordered further  Seeker unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) from Denel Dynamics, worth more than R100 million. The latest contract, worth AED25 821 190...

Mali receives Streit Cougar APCs from the UAE

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Mali’s military has taken delivery of 30 Streit Cougar armoured personnel carriers (APCs) donated by the United Arab Emirates (UAE). They will be used...

French base in UAE to be European naval HQ for Gulf...

A French naval base in Abu Dhabi will serve as headquarters of a soon to be operational European-led mission to protect Gulf waters, France’s...

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...

UAE withdraws troops from Aden

The United Arab Emirates said its troops left Yemen’s southern port Aden and returned home, handing control to Saudi Arabia which is leading an...

Five Western countries, Turkey and UAE back Libyan state oil firm

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Five Western countries including the United States, as well as Turkey and the United Arab Emirates, support Libyan state oil firm NOC as the...

Two flights diverted from Dubai due to suspected drones

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Two flights were diverted from Dubai International Airport on Sunday due to suspected drone activity, the hub’s operator said, at least the second disruption...

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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...