Defense

Although struck, Turkey still uses Al Watiyah for military reinforcements in Libya

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 10:32 GMT

That is less than a month from losing air defense and electronic warfare systems in strikes by "unknown flights."

Congress members draft bill to sanction Turkey over Russian S-400 missile system

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 - 02:12 GMT

The air defense system acquired by the NATO member a year ago has not been activated yet.

Taking advantage of NATO: Turkey develops arms to disintegrate Arab states

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 05:26 GMT

Turkey easily acquired defense technology from fellow NATO members and their allies.

Possible Egyptian 'direct' intervention in Libya becomes legitimate: President Sisi

Sat, 20 Jun 2020 - 10:10 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi checked on the forces in the Western Military Zone Saturday.

Defense Minister attends line-up of Egyptian Paratrooper Forces

Sat, 16 May 2020 - 04:55 GMT

The ceremony was attended by Chief of Staff Mohamed Farid and high-ranking commanders.

Egypt, US discuss bilateral defense cooperation

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 06:06 GMT

Both officials tackled the bilateral defense cooperation, and Egypt’s participation in the U.S. National Guard’s’ State Partnership Program.

Egypt's defense minister attends line-up of Thunderbolt Forces

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 12:51 GMT

Minister of Defense and Military Production Mohamed Zaki attended on Monday the line-up of Thunderbolt Forces.

Egypt's 3rd class 209/1400mod submarine sails from Germany

Tue, 14 Apr 2020 - 10:55 GMT

On its way, the vessel will take part in joint drills with allied states' navies.

Drones destroyed in vicinity of Hmeimim airbase in Syria

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 12:11 GMT

Anti-air defenses detected two drones flying from the direction of Idleb, destroying them in the surroundings of Jableh in Lattakia province, SANA reported on Friday.

Egypt exhibits tanks, armored vehicles in IDEX2019

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 05:04 GMT

Egypt is exhibiting M1-A1 and M88-A2 tanks, and ST100 and ST500 armored vehicles in IDEX2019 held in Abu Dhabi on February 17-21.

Joint manufacturing deals to be closed soon: Assar

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 11:09 GMT

The minister stated that meetings with the representatives of certain international companies are scheduled to take place in Cairo to close joint manufacturing deals.

Trump says U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis to keep his job

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 12:00 GMT

U.S President Donald Trump said on Wednesday Defense Secretary James Mattis will remain in his job.

Secret meeting between Liberman, Qatari FM uncovered

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 09:50 GMT

The meeting reportedly took place last June.

Iran to unveil new fighter jet, develop missiles - minister

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 11:59 GMT

Iran will unveil a new fighter jet next week and continue developing missile capabilities as a top priority, the defence minister said on Saturday.

300 military industrial companies to participate in EDEX

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 06:03 GMT

A total of 300 prominent military companies and institutions are expected to participate in the Egypt Defense Expo – EDEX scheduled for December.

Sisi delegates Defense min. to lay wreath at Unknown Soldier Memorial

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 10:16 GMT

Every year, the Armed Forces celebrate the "Veteran Warrior and Martyr Day" on March 9, the day that witnessed the death of Lieutenant General Abdel-Moneim Riad who sacrificed his life for the sake of the nation.

Qatar receives another batch of Turkish troops

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 07:17 GMT

The Qatari Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday, December 26 the arrival of a new batch of Turkish armed troops to Al Udeid Air Base.

Turkey seeks to raise military, security budget by 31%

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 11:41 GMT

Turkey plans to boost military spending in 2018.

Parliament to discuss laws regulating social media

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 09:40 GMT

The deputy of the Defense Committee in the House of Representatives.

Saudi, British defense ministers confer on bilateral relations

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 06:03 GMT

Saudi Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz met here Tuesday with UK Defense Secretary Michael Fallon.

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