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UK revokes export licenses for Egypt in light of 'recent unrest'

Jul 19, 2013

UK revokes export licenses for Egypt in light of 'recent unrest'

The British government has revoked five licenses allowing exports to Egypt in light of recent unrest there leading to the deaths of civilians #United Kingdom #Egypt protests #Mohammed Morsi #Egypt coup #international exports #arms export license
China displaces UK as top arms exporter, India is highest importer

Mar 18, 2013

China displaces UK as top arms exporter, India is highest importer

The largest buyer of Chinese weapons was Pakistan, which accounted for 55 percent of the country's exports, followed by Myanmar with 8 percent and Bangladesh with 7 percent, SIPRI said. #India #China #Pakistan #NewsTracker #arms exporter
With eye on India, Brazil, Obama mulls easing arms export curbs

Apr 24, 2012

With eye on India, Brazil, Obama mulls easing arms export curbs

The Obama administration is mulling a major reform and simplification of approval processes that will enable more arms to be exported to countries like India and Brazil to help the US defence industry recover export revenues. #United States #India #Brazil #Russia #PolicyWatch #Obama administration #Arms export
With eye on India, Brazil, Obama mulls easing arms export curbs

Sep 29, 2014

Syria: US dual policy is recipe for more violence

(AP) -- Syria's foreign minister on Monday blasted the United States' "dual policy" of striking at some militants in Syria while providing money, weapons and training to others, calling it a recipe for more violence and terrorism. Walid al-Moallem sa... #Syria #Iraq #Saudi Arabia #Jordan #United Arab Emirates #Qatar #Bahrain #Lebanon, PA
With eye on India, Brazil, Obama mulls easing arms export curbs

Sep 25, 2014

UN arms trade treaty can save many lives if it is robustly enforced

Before any deal goes ahead, arms exporters including the UK must ask how and where the weapons are going to be used You do not have to be a military expert to know what damage weapons such as missiles fired from military aircraft, drones, rocket-prop... #Middle East #Africa #United Nations
With eye on India, Brazil, Obama mulls easing arms export curbs

Sep 26, 2014

Will Philippine rebels behead German hostage?

The Philippines' Abu Sayyaf group has threatened to kill two German hostages unless Berlin pays ransom within 15 days, and stops supporting the US-led military campaign against the group that calls itself Islamic State. The Islamist Abu Sayyaf group ... #Syria #Iraq #Berlin #Philippines #Frankfurt #Abu Sayyaf