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France sends spy flights to back US Iraq campaign

to the French Al-Dhafra military base in the United Arab Emirates. Le Drian said both Iraqi and Emirati ... The French minister’s visit to the military base came as Paris hosts an international conference on how ... while paying a visit to the French Al-Dhafra military base in the United Arab Emirates.Le Drian said ...

15/09/2014 - 08:16 - comment 0

French army to meet with Lebanese leadership over Saudi military grant deal

A French military delegation will meet with Lebanese leadership next week to discuss how the military grant from Saudi Arabia will be used to purchase French weapons. A French Military delegation will arrive in Lebanon next week to follow ...

12/02/2014 - 07:27 - comment 0

French planes attack military targets in Libya

their attacks in Libya by targeting military vehicles. According to the French defense ministry, a French plane ... target, according to a military spokesman. French planes also flew reconnaissance missions over "all Libyan territory", French military sources said earlier. Around 20 French aircraft were involved ...

26/03/2012 - 09:20 - comment 0

France to send Lebanon military aid in 2015

and will last 10 years,” the source added, declining to say how many French military advisers would stay on. ... France will send the military aid to Lebanon's ... France will start delivering military equipment to the Lebanese army in the first quarter of 2015 as part ...

06/11/2014 - 12:48 - comment 0

Redirecting subsidy spending? France wins $1.35 billion military contract in Egypt

and was finalised last month," a French diplomatic source said. "It's the first big deal since we ... secured its first major military contract in Egypt in about 20 years with a 1 billion euros ($1.35 billion) deal to sell four naval frigates, a French diplomatic source said on Saturday. Paris and Cairo ...

20/07/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

The beginning of a Gulf arms race? Qatar to buy two billion euros worth of military helicopters from France

Qatar will buy 22 NH90 military helicopters from a unit of European aerospace group Airbus worth nearly two billion euros ($2.8 billion), the French defense ministry said Thursday. Qatar will buy 22 NH90 military helicopters ...

27/03/2014 - 23:59 - comment 0

Top French military figure visits Saudi Arabia

visiting Admiral Aken Ord Rafael, the Deputy Commander of the French Naval Forces. They discussed issues of joint concern.     According to SPA news agency, the French military official, who arrived in the Saudi kingdom Monday, will take part in the 5th joint meeting for the Saudi and French Naval Forces, due ...

18/05/2010 - 13:17 - comment 0

France to increase air patrols over Iraq

The French Ministry of Defense says Paris is going to step up its military presence in Iraq. The French Ministry of Defense says ... headlines, France, Iraq) The French Ministry of Defense says Paris is going to step up its military ...

06/10/2014 - 05:53 - comment 0

French Military Head: Ivory Coast clashes leave 30 rebels dead

French troops enforcing a cease-fire in Ivory Coast clashed Monday for a fifth time with anti-government forces, leaving 30 rebels dead and nine French soldiers injured, the French military chief of staff said ... French troops enforcing a cease-fire in Ivory Coast ...

18/05/2010 - 15:25 - comment 0

Qatar military chief holds talks with French counterpart in Doha

Qatar's Armed Forces Chief of Staff Major-General Hamad bin Ali Al-Attiyah met in Doha Tuesday with his French Counterpart, General Henry Pantigatte. ... French Counterpart, General Henry Pantigatte.     In the course of the meeting, the two exchanged ...

18/05/2010 - 13:24 - comment 0