5 articles tagged "arms deal"
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The Egyptian Ruler Bids for Russian S-300 Batteries, Has Secret Plans for a Presidential Guard
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report February 13, 2014, 10:20 PM (GMT+02:00)

Gen. Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi went to Moscow with big plans with a $2bn Saudi check for top-line Russian arms, including S-300 missiles for he secret new elite force.

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Russian and Iranian air force chiefs in Tehran
Russia and Iran expanding military cooperation and arms trade
DEBKAfile Special Report October 21, 2013, 10:23 PM (GMT+02:00)

In his trip to Tehran this week, Russian Air Force Chief Gen. Viktor Bondarev and his hosts, Brig. Gen. Hassan Shasafi and other senior Iranian military chiefs, laid the groundwork for transactions to upgrade military ties between Moscow and Tehran to a level unprecedented in their past relations, as well as posing a challenge to America’s military status in the region. Iran is bidding for Russian technology to upgrade its missiles, extend their range and improve their precision, and Russian fighters, interceptors, transports and refueling planes for its air force.

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Richard Morningstar, designated US ambassador to Baku
Clinton in Baku amid Russian-Iranian friction over Azeri stake in Israeli energy
DEBKAfile Special Report June 6, 2012, 1:22 PM (GMT+02:00)

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives in Baku, Azerbaijan Wednesday, June 6, amid Ali Khamenei and Vladimir Putin’s deep disapproval of President Ilam Aliyav’s pro-Western orientation and fast-growing ties with Israel. Frictions center on Baku’s $1.6 billion arms transaction with Israel and even more, debkafile reports, on the fact that the deal is matched by expanding Azerbaijani investment in Israel’s Mediterranean gas and oil projects. This tradeoff is marked for expansion.

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Mohammad Bagher Bahrami
Azerbaijan Challenges Iran with a Stake in Israel’s Mediterranean Oil and Gas
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report May 24, 2012, 11:16 PM (GMT+02:00)

 

Iran is alarmed by Azerbaijan’s soaring trade relations with Israel, its ambitions to expand into Mediterranean oil and gas through Israel and large arms purchases from the Jewish state.

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Bashar Assad helps Muammar Qaddafi defy West
Syria sends Qaddafi arms. Exodus from Benghazi
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report March 13, 2011, 6:23 PM (GMT+02:00)

As Washington commended the Arab League for approving a proposed no-fly zone over Libya and European powers drew up plans for saving the anti-Qaddafi movement from defeat, Syria began sending Muammar Qaddafi supplies of arms, ammunition and weapons spare parts to sustain his effort to crush the uprising. In the last 24 hours, rebel militias were pushed out of the two key oil towns of Ras Lanuf and Brega in eastern Libya by pro-Qaddafi troops landed by sea.

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