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Turkey, Nato stress Qatar's crucial role in alliance's future

Turkey, Nato stress Qatar's crucial role in alliance's future

They praised the participation of Qatar in the 29th Nato summit that concluded in the Belgian capital Brussels on Thursday.

At Nato, Trump slams Germany as Russian 'captive'

At Nato, Trump slams Germany as Russian 'captive'

Trump told Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg that Germany was wrong to support a new $11bn Baltic Sea pipeline to import Russian gas.

Japan eases North Korea missile alert system: report

Japan eases North Korea missile alert system: report

Japan has lowered its military readiness level against North Korean missiles as Washington embarks on delicate nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang, a report said Sunday, citing multiple unnamed sources close to the matter.

Qatar, India discuss military relations

Qatar, India discuss military relations

HE the Chief of Staff of Qatari Armed Forces, Lieutenant General (Pilot) Ghanem bin Shaheen al-Ghanim, met with Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of Staff of the Army and Commander of the Indian Navy.

Barzan Holdings-Milaha deal to enhance logistics co-operation

Barzan Holdings-Milaha deal to enhance logistics co-operation

MoU in line with the vision to enhance Qatar’s defence and security capabilities.

'Qatar is stronger than ever'

'Qatar is stronger than ever'

Qatar has become stronger than ever, after a year of the siege imposed by some neighbouring countries, HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah has said.

Indonesia and India to develop strategic Indian Ocean port

Indonesia and India to develop strategic Indian Ocean port

Indonesia and India pledged on Wednesday to step up defence and maritime cooperation, with plans to develop a strategic Indonesian naval port in the Indian Ocean, the leaders of the two countries said after meeting in Jakarta.

Britain to intensify defence against space 'threats'

Britain to intensify defence against space 'threats'

Britain will boost the number of defence personnel working in the space sector by a fifth over five years to counter ‘intensifying threats’, Defence Minister Gavin Williamson said on Monday.

US 'hopeful' for Kim-Trump summit as North threatens to cancel

US 'hopeful' for Kim-Trump summit as North threatens to cancel

The White House on Wednesday voiced hope the upcoming summit between North Korea's Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump will proceed as planned, as Pyongyang threatened to pull out...

Russian fighter jet crashes off Syria, both pilots killed: agencies

Russian fighter jet crashes off Syria, both pilots killed: agencies

A Russian fighter jet crashed after taking off from an airbase in Syria on Thursday, killing both pilots, Moscow's defence ministry said in a statement carried by news agencies.

Deputy PM reviews defence ties with UK secretary

Deputy PM reviews defence ties with UK secretary

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohammed al-Attiyah met with United Kingdom Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson in London on Tuesday.

`Milipol Qatar 2018 expected to be largest ever'

`Milipol Qatar 2018 expected to be largest ever'

Qatar will host the 12th Milipol Qatar at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre (DECC) from October 29 to 31, it was announced on Tuesday.