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Under US pressure, Iraq denies Iran arms deals

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 16:36

Iraq, facing heavy pressure from the United States, has denied signing deals for weapons and ammunition with Iran in apparent violation of international sanctions.

China opposes US arms sales to Taiwan

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 01:58

China reiterated its firm opposition to arms sales to Taiwan by the US.

US row a minor regulatory issue, says SBI

Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 15:05

The State Bank of India on Thursday said it is confident of meeting the regulatory requirements at one of its US arms soon and also that it is working towards appointing more professionals, including banking secrecy executives, as desired by the regulators there.

Israel, US finalize $10 bn arms deal

Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 19:36

US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya`alon announced Monday that they reached an agreement over arms deal worth $10 billion, reported Xinhua.

US announces $6.7 bn arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 12:25

US Congress will have 30 days to consider the deal, which will be concluded if no objections are raised.

India becomes third biggest US arms purchaser

Last Updated: Thursday, December 08, 2011, 14:19

US Foreign Military Sales passed the USD 30 billion mark for the fourth consecutive year, with the 2011 figure starting USD 34.8 billion.

US sent arms to Egypt during crackdown: Amnesty

Last Updated: Thursday, December 08, 2011, 09:22

The US State Department said American companies had shipped tear gas to Egypt under a previous license that has since expired.

Audit finds inadequate monitoring of US arms sales

Last Updated: Saturday, November 19, 2011, 11:20

US arms deals are likely to increase with Gulf countries concerned about Iranian intentions.

Arms sale to Taiwan will hurt ties: China to US

Last Updated: Monday, October 10, 2011, 15:44

US arms sales to Taiwan have been a persistent irritant in the ties between China and the US.

US arms package to Taiwan irks China

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 18:51

China is likely to cut off several military exchanges with the US Pacific Command, and cancel some high-level visits.

US approved $40 bn private arms sales in 2009

Last Updated: Saturday, March 12, 2011, 15:47

The figures do not include direct US military aid to other nations.

Russia ready to ratify US arms treaty: Kosachyov

Last Updated: Saturday, January 08, 2011, 11:36

Russia will likely ratify an arms treaty with the US by the end of the month.