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Egypt: Sisi announces presidential bid, resigns as Defence Minister

for president of Egypt, it was announced Wednesday as he told the nation he had resigned from his post ... in a televised statement that he has resigned from the army and intends to run for the country's presidency. In a speech made on state television on Wednesday evening, Sisi told the nation: " Today is the last day ...

26/03/2014 - 20:48 - comment 0

Tension in Lebanon as President says Hezbollah arms must be under Army defence

that the only way to protect the country against Israeli aggression is to place Hezbollah's arms under Army ... Declaration and placing Hezbollah’s weapons under the Army’s control was the only way to defend Lebanon ... the resistance’s weapons at the disposal of the Army to defend Lebanon against Israeli aggression ,” Sleiman ...

11/05/2013 - 10:56 - comment 0

Kuwait Plans Upgrades to Defence Capabilities

of Defence said his nation is on course to modernize its defense systems and keep up to date with the latest weaponry. Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said his nation is on course to modernize its defense systems ...

06/09/2010 - 10:02 - comment 0

Egyptian army fans furious over Sisi losing out on "Person of the Year" to Pope Francis

Supporters of Egyptian Army Chief Abdel Fattah Al Sisi ... to the post for "Person of the Year". Backers of Egyptian Defence Minister ... as defence minister by Morsi last year, is under growing pressure from his backers to run for president ...

Editor's Choice - 15/12/2013 - 11:08 - comment 0

EADS Defence & Security in the Middle East

EADS Defence & Security (DS) is the defence and security pillar of Europe's largest aerospace and defence company. DS offers a broad range of prod EADS Defence & Security (DS) is the defence and security pillar of Europe's largest aerospace ...

16/05/2010 - 17:24 - comment 0

Sisi: Gulf aid since June over $20 billion

with presidential candidate and former army chief Abdel Fattah al Sisi , the ex-defence minister said financial ... candidate and former army chief Abdel Fattah al Sisi, the ex-defence minister said financial assistance from ... of his plans to finance national projects are through grants from Arab states, who he said understand ...

07/05/2014 - 17:03 - comment 0

Egypt's first lady shy of the media

was named defence minister in August 2012, was at a ceremony held in February this year for retired army ... is known about his wife. The only time she was seen in public, after her husband was named defence minister in August 2012, was at a ceremony held in February this year for retired army officers. Intassar ...

04/06/2014 - 10:34 - comment 0

Spotlight on Sisi: Is this Egypt's president-to-be?

of the Muslim Brotherhood thought Mohamed Morsi had brought the army under his control once and for all when, during his year-long presidency, he appointed a deeply religious general as defence minister. ... Sisi to emerge from the shadows as a “national saviour” and a powerful leader in the making. ...

Editor's Choice - 27/03/2014 - 08:42 - comment 0

General Shaikh Mohammed: army ready for any mission

Prince of Dubai and UAE Defence Minister, has said that the UAE Armed Forces are now capable of a General Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Defence Minister, has said ... Armed Forces.     In a statement to the May edition of Gulf Defence Magazine, Shaikh Mohammed ...

18/05/2010 - 16:50 - comment 0

Boeing delivers UAE air force and air defence’s 3rd C-17

airlifter to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force and Air Defence at the C-17 program’s final assembly ... airlifter to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force and Air Defence at the C-17 program’s final assembly ... the aircraft brings to our mission,” said UAE Air Force and Air Defence Officer Commanding Col. Pilot Humaid Al ...

Press Release - 02/08/2011 - 09:42 - comment 0