Posts Tagged ‘Arabia’

Lockheed Martin delivers KC-130J refuelers to Saudi Arabia

Lockheed Martin delivers KC-130J refuelers to Saudi Arabia

Richard TomkinsMARIETTA, Ga., March 15 (UPI) — Lockheed Martin has delivered two KC-130J Super Hercules aerial refuelers to Saudi Arabia, which were procured through the U.S. Foreign Military Sales program. Top News – UPI.com

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Saudi Arabia conducting ‘region’s largest’ military drill with 20 nations

Saudi Arabia conducting ‘region’s largest’ military drill with 20 nations

Andrew V. PestanoRIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 15 (UPI) — Saudi Arabia began a massive military exercise, called North Thunder, involving Arab and Muslim countries. Top News – UPI.com

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Kerry in Saudi Arabia: delayed Syria peace talks to resume

Kerry in Saudi Arabia: delayed Syria peace talks to resume

Marilyn MalaraRIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 23 (UPI) — Syrian peace talks are expected to resume next week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said while visiting Saudi Arabia Saturday. Top News – UPI.com

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Germany rethinking arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Germany rethinking arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Ryan MaassBERLIN, Jan. 5 (UPI) — The German government is evaluating its sale of military equipment and arms to Saudi Arabia in response to escalating tensions between the kingdom and Iran. Top News – UPI.com

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47 executed in Saudi Arabia including Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr

47 executed in Saudi Arabia including Shia cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr

Daniel UriaRIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 2 (UPI) — Saudi Arabia executed 47 people convicted of terrorism-related offenses throughout 12 cities on Saturday, including Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr. Top News – UPI.com

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Multiple women elected to public office in Saudi Arabia

Multiple women elected to public office in Saudi Arabia

Andrew V. PestanoRIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 13 (UPI) — At least six women have been elected to municipal councils in Saudi Arabia after the kingdom allowed women to vote and run for public office. Top News – UPI.com

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State Department approves air-to-ground weapons sale to Saudi Arabia

State Department approves air-to-ground weapons sale to Saudi Arabia

Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) — The U.S. government has been approved to follow through with the sale of over 10,000 air-to-ground munitions to Saudi Arabia. Top News – UPI.com

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Shia mosque bombing in Saudi Arabia

Islamic State claims responsibility for Shia mosque bombing in Saudi Arabia

Fred LambertNAJRAN, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 27 (UPI) — The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a Shia mosque in southern Saudi Arabia that killed one person and injured another dozen. Top News – UPI.com

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Saudi Arabia gets State Dept. OK for $11.25B combat ship deal

Saudi Arabia gets State Dept. OK for $11.25B combat ship deal

Richard TomkinsWASHINGTON, Oct. 20 (UPI) — Saudi Arabia has received U.S. State Department approval for the $ 11.25 billion purchase of four Multi-Mission Combat Ships from the United States. Top News – UPI.com

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Saudi Arabia arrests 431 suspected Islamic State members

Saudi Arabia arrests 431 suspected Islamic State members

Andrew V. PestanoRIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 19 (UPI) — Saudi Arabian officials said 431 suspected members of the Islamic State, whose targets included mosques, have been arrested in the course of several weeks. Top News – UPI.com

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