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Russian arms exports to India fell by 42% between 2014-18 and 2009-13: Report

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effort to reduce the country's dependence on foreign arms, India's import of arms decreased by 24 per cent between 2009-2013 and 2014-2018.

Mar 11, 2019, 09:15 AM IST

US moves to reassure Qatar with arms sale, joint exercise

Last week, US President Donald Trump expressed support for the Saudi-led allegations against Qatar, charging it had "historically been a funder of terrorism at a very high level".

Jun 15, 2017, 22:12 PM IST

Iran foreign minister scorns Donald Trump after speech, arms deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday criticised U.S. President Donald Trump for sealing an arms deal and other investments worth hundreds of billions of dollars with Saudi Arabia, Tehran`s arch-rival in the Middle East.

May 22, 2017, 09:08 AM IST

'US nears $100 billion arms deal for Saudi Arabia'

The United States has been the main supplier for most Saudi military needs, from F-15 fighter jets to command and control systems worth tens of billions of dollars in recent years.

May 13, 2017, 08:35 AM IST

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Jan 21, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

US announces deal on arms sale to Taiwan

The announcement was made to the Congress on Wednesday.

Dec 17, 2015, 11:10 AM IST

Pentagon concerned about Iran''s missile systems sale

Washington: The Pentagon said that it was concerned about the arms deal between Iran and Russia for missile systems, a media report said.

Aug 26, 2015, 05:42 AM IST

Pentagon chief Carter not offering new arms deal to Israel

In the face of Israeli outrage over the Iran nuclear accord, the Pentagon is moving quickly to reinforce arguably the strongest part of the US-Israeli relationship: military cooperation.

Jul 19, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

Navy war room leak case: Court warns Jail Superintendent

A Delhi court on Monday issued a strong warning to the Tihar Jail Superintendent for not producing arms dealer Abhishek Verma before it in the 2006 Naval War Room leak case in which he is facing trial along with others.

May 25, 2015, 22:33 PM IST

Iran's Rouhani denounces boasting over arms deals

Iran's president denounced western countries for taking pride in arms sales on Tuesday, after France signed a warplanes deal with Qatar, saying weapons agreements add to Middle East instability.

May 06, 2015, 00:39 AM IST

US defends arms deal with Pakistan

The US has defended a proposed arms deal with Pakistan worth nearly a billion dollar to sell attack helicopters and missiles, saying the weapons would be used for internal counter-terrorism operations.

Apr 09, 2015, 12:24 PM IST

Germany scraps major arms deal with Russia

Germany has stopped a major deal to provide a fully equipped training camp to Russian forces due to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the government said Monday.

Aug 04, 2014, 15:18 PM IST

US raises concern with Iraq on reports of arms deal with Iran

The US has raised its concern with Iraq at the highest levels over media reports that it had signed a contract to buy arms from Iran, a move forbidden under a United Nations embargo.

Feb 26, 2014, 09:00 AM IST

US presses Iraq on reports of arms deal with Iran

The United States pressed Iraq Monday to explain media reports that it had signed a contract to buy arms from Iran, a move forbidden under a United Nations embargo.

Feb 25, 2014, 13:19 PM IST

Defence Ministry defers decision on 4 major purchases

Defence Ministry deferred decisions on 4 deals worth Rs 40,000 crore even as it approved another set of proposals worth over Rs 13,000 crore for procuring weapon systems for the armed forces.

Feb 24, 2014, 22:33 PM IST

Russia, Egypt nearing USD 3 billion arms deal: Report

Russia and Egypt are nearing a USD 3-billion arms purchase agreement that will be financed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a Moscow newspaper reported on Friday.

Feb 14, 2014, 15:14 PM IST

ED seizes over 3 dozen paintings from Abhishek Verma`s properties

Enforcement Directorate seized three dozen paintings and documents from premises of arms dealer Abhishek Verma after searches were carried out by sleuths in connection with money laundering probe.

Jan 28, 2014, 00:18 AM IST

Moscow rejects Saudi offer to drop Assad for arms deal

Moscow has rejected a Saudi proposal to abandon Syria`s president in return for a huge arms deal and a pledge to boost Russian influence in the Arab world.

Aug 09, 2013, 00:10 AM IST

Pentagon proposes $2.7 bn in Iraq arms sales

The Pentagon has notified the US Congress of USD 2.7 billion in possible new sales to Iraq of air defence and communications systems.

Aug 06, 2013, 23:42 PM IST

Consider regional implications of arms deal with India: Pak to Afghan

The Foreign Office in Pakistan has urged Afghanistan to consider the regional security situation while pursuing an arms purchase deal with India.

May 25, 2013, 13:00 PM IST