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Three US Senators intent on blocking arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Three US Senators intent on blocking $650 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Senators Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Bernie Sanders announce move to block Biden's first major arms deal with Saudi Arabia.

State Department approves missile sale to Saudi Arabia

State Department approves sale of air-to-air missiles to Saudi Arabia

The deal is the first major arms sale to of Saudi Arabia under President Joe Biden.

Bernie Sanders drops attempt to block arms sale to Israel

Bernie Sanders drops attempt to block arms sale to Israel

Sanders halts resolution after discovering sale had already been finalized, speaks about "push for greater debate" on future sales.

Sanders leads resolution blocking weapons sales to Israel

Sanders leads resolution blocking weapons sales to Israel

Senator Bernie Sanders introduces resolution blocking a $735 million weapons sale to Israel.

AOC leads push in Congress to block arms sale to Israel

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez leads push in Congress to block arms sale to Israel

3 far-left representatives seek to use current Gaza .violence to block $735 million weapons sale to Israel

US lawmakers to review UAE arms sale

US lawmakers to review UAE arms sale

House lawmakers concerned over Biden administration's decision to go ahead with weapons sale to the United Arab Emirates.

US approves sale of missiles to Egypt

US approves sale of missiles to Egypt

$197 million sale of Rolling Airframe Missiles comes even as the Biden administration froze the sale of F-35s to the UAE.

A hollow victory for Iran''s mullahs

A hollow victory for Iran’ mullahs

Ending arms restrictions effectively exposes the shortcomings of the nuclear agreement. Signatories should take a moment to study it. Op-ed.

Israel to have veto on US arms sales in the Mideast?

Bipartisan bill would give Israel a veto on Middle East arms sales

Congress considering granting Israel veto power over all arms sales to the Middle East, following planned F-35 sales to the UAE.

Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Congress blocked arms sales to Turkey for 2 years

Bipartisan group of congressmen block military deals with Turkish government after Turkey purchases Russian S-400 system.

Hebrew U prof lecture: Israel exploits PA kids for arms sales

Hebrew U prof lecture: Israel exploits PA kids for arms sales

Senior prof to deliver lecture in Amsterdam accusing Israel of exploiting Palestinian children to promote arms sales.

Israeli arms exports to Europe double amid refugee crisis

Israeli arms to Europe double amid refugee crisis

Surge in sales to Europe offsets poor showings in Asia, Africa, Latin America. Arms sales expected to continue modest rise in 2016.

Israel Signs UN Resolution on Arms Sales

Israel Signs UN Resolution on Arms Sales

Israel in recent days signed the UN's Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), promising not to sell weapons to terror or criminal groups.

Britain to Toughen Arms Export Measures for Israel

Britain to Toughen Arms Export Measures for Israel

The British government will announce tougher arms export measures for Israel but will not suspend all export licenses.

Deputy British PM: Suspend Arms Exports to Israel

Deputy British PM: Suspend Arms Exports to Israel

Nick Clegg calls for arms exports to Israel to be suspended, says he supports Muslim minister who resigned.

Britain Reviewing Arms Sales to Israel

Britain Reviewing Arms Sales to Israel

Britain is reviewing licenses to sell arms and military goods to Israel in the light of ongoing operations in Gaza.

Report: Against UN Deal, Iran Arming Iraq

Report: Against UN Deal, Iran Arming Iraq

UN allegedly aware of the arms sale, but have not taken action yet; concerns of escalation in sectarian tensions across the Middle East.

Egypt, Russia Seal $2B Arms Deal

Egypt, Russia Seal $2B Arms Deal

Saudi Arabia and UAE foot the bill for sale of advanced defense systems, helicopters, aircraft and anti-tank missiles.

Hagel to Finalize Arms Deal with Israel, Saudi Arabia and UAE

Hagel to Finalize Arms Deal with Israel

$10 billion arms deal with Israel, Saudi Arabia and the UAE will see the U.S. providing missiles, warplanes and troop transports.

Russia Sells Syria Yak-130 Light Fighters

Russia Sells Syria Yak-130 Light Fighters

Moscow has agreed to sell the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad combat aircraft as his regime continues to teeter.

IAI Asian Arms Deal at $1.6b, But Not With India

$1.6b IAI Asian Arms Deal Not w/ India

A massive $1.6 billion arms deal between the IAI defense firm and an Asian client was thought to be with India. But it's not.

India Playing 'Both Sides Now' with Israel, PA

India Playing 'Both Sides' with Israel, PA

India is sitting on the diplomatic fence, signing an arms deal with Israel and reaffirming a "strong commitment" to the PA cause.

Japan to Balance Russia and China with Advanced American Plane

Despite Budgetary Woes Japan Does not Stint on Jet

In a major victory for the US aerospace industry, Japan has chosen the US F-35 over its European competitor.