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‘US-Indo defence ties not based on arms sales’

Last Updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012, 14:59

America`s strong and deepening defence ties with India are not dependent on any arms sales, a top Pentagon official said on Saturday.

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.

Russia will continue arms sales to ally Syria

Last Updated: Monday, November 14, 2011, 19:01

Global pressure is mounting on Syria President to end the violent repression of dissent in which at least 3,500 people have died.

US not to consider arms sales decision on Taiwan

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 12:30

China has urged US to reconsider its decision of recent arms sales to Taiwan, a request which Secretary of State Hillary Clinton politely declined, a senior US official said.

US’ Taiwan arms sales not influenced by China ties

Last Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2011, 11:35

Last year, China severed military connections with the US for several months.

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 announces ban on arms sales to Libya

Last Updated: Thursday, March 10, 2011, 14:59

Russia, which holds UNSC veto power, opposes military intervention in Libya.

US must stop Taiwan arms sales: China

Last Updated: Monday, March 07, 2011, 11:31

US is obliged under 1979 Taiwan Relations Act to help island defend itself.

Arms sales can boost India-US ties: US experts

Last Updated: Thursday, February 24, 2011, 11:39

With India planning to buy $100 billion worth of new weapons over the next 10 years, arms sales may be the best way for the US to revive stagnating US-India relations, according to two US experts.

Global arms sales passed $400 bn in 2009: Report

Last Updated: Monday, February 21, 2011, 08:37

The world`s 100 largest arms dealers sold weapons for $401 billion in 2009.

France suspends arms sales to Egypt

Last Updated: Sunday, February 06, 2011, 09:47

Egypt has been rocked by an uprising since Jan 25 seeking to topple Mubarak.

US, Russia account for half of world arms sales: Report

Last Updated: Monday, March 15, 2010, 20:28

The US and Russia jointly accounted for more than half of global arms sales between 2005 and 2009, according to a report Monday by a Sweden-based research institute.