WASHINGTON – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale to Bahrain of M270 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems Upgrade and related equipment for an estimated cost of $176 million, the Pentagon said on Thursday. The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin Corp, the Pentagon’s Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a news release.
Paris, France – Coronavirus infections are surging across several Gulf Arab states, with the daily number of cases more than doubling in Saudi Arabia over two days to more than 2,500 and crossing the 1,000 – level in Qatar and Kuwait. All six Gulf states had confirmed cases of the Omicron variant in their territories, … More Coronavirus Cases Surge In Gulf Arab States
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince told a Gulf Arab Summit on Tuesday the nuclear and missile programmes of longstanding adversary Iran should be handled ‘seriously and effectively’ amid global efforts to revive a nuclear pact with Tehran. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, speaking before a closed session of the Gulf Cooperation … More Gulf Arab Summit Says Attack On One State Is ‘An Attack On Them All’
GENEVA – Bahrain’s Kalkidan Gezahege won the Giants Geneva 10k in 29 minutes 38 seconds on Sunday to take five seconds off the women’s world record for a 10km road race when men are also competing. The Ethiopian – born 30 – year -old, who won 10,000 metres silver behind Sifan Hassan at the Tokyo … More Gezahegne Breaks 10 Km Road Race World Record In Geneva￼
WASHINGTON – – U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will travel to Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait next week, the Pentagon said on Friday, in a ‘thank you’ tour for allies and troops that helped in the massive U.S. – led airlift from Afghanistan after Taliban takeover. Austin planned to leave on Sunday and meet … More U.S. Defense Secretary To Travel To Gulf Countries Next Week
Milan / Italy – – The U.S. Secretary of Defense Loyd J. Austin III on Tuesday thanked members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries for their roles in Afghanistan evacuation efforts, according to press releases In a phone call with United Arab Emirates ‘ Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed (Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi), Secretary … More U.S. Defense Secretary Thanks GCC Countries For Their Role In Afghanistan Evacuation