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Tight security, and an Arabic greeting, on first Israel-UAE flight

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High above a vast expanse of desert the Israeli pilot’s voice broke through the passengers’ chatter on Monday to announce that the plane had...

UAE, Israeli ministers pledge defence cooperation

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Top UAE and Israeli defence officials on Tuesday held their first publicly-acknowledged phone call since their countries’ agreement to normalise ties, officials said, heralding...

Sudan ‘astonished’ at spokesman’s remarks about ‘contacts’ with Israel

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Sudan’s Foreign Ministry said‮‮ ‬‬on Tuesday it was astonished by remarks made by its own spokesman in which he said Khartoum had “contacts” with...

Israel opposes any F-35 sale to UAE despite their warming ties

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Israel would oppose any US F-35 warplane sales to the United Arab Emirates despite forging relations with the Gulf power, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Abu Dhabi’s Tawazun to build satellite centre with Airbus

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Abu Dhabi state defence and security entity Tawazun is to build a satellite assembly, integration and testing centre with Airbus in the United Arab...

Milkor to open offices in the UAE

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Milkor is opening its second international office, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), as it cements ties with the UAE defence industry. The UAE office...

United Arab Emirates launches mission to Mars

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The United Arab Emirates launched its first mission to Mars on Monday as it strives to develop its scientific and technological capabilities and reduce...

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...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...