The move is likely to heighten tensions as relations between the two powers become increasingly strained over the dispute
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Sunday 10 June 2012
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Wednesday 23 May 2012
Defence giant BAE Systems has won a £1.6 billion contract to supply Hawk aircraft to Saudi Arabia, preventing more than 200 potential job losses at one of its factories.
Thursday 10 May 2012
The Tate Modern will next year stage the first major UK exhibition devoted to Roy Lichtenstein in 20 years, its most comprehensive retrospective of the celebrated pop artist. The exhibition, which opens next spring, will bring together 125 of the artist's definitive paintings and sculptures.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
RAF Typhoon jets arrived at an air base in London today in preparation for the Olympic Games as military chiefs said they were ready to react to a "9/11-type attack".
Monday 30 April 2012
Missile batteries will be placed on the top of residential flats in east London over the coming days as Britain's armed forces prepare to conduct a major trial of their Olympic defence systems.
Sunday 15 April 2012
Defence giant BAE Systems should receive a boost of around £500m this year, as it enters final negotiations with Saudi Arabia over changes to a huge aircraft contract.
Saturday 14 April 2012
Twenty "lost" Spitfires that were buried in Burma during the Second World War could return to the skies, it has been revealed.
Saturday 07 April 2012
Emergency workers were searching for the occupants of six homes last night after a US Navy jet crashed into a group of apartment buildings.
Friday 06 April 2012
A US navy jet crashed in Virginia today with the two pilots aboard believed to have ejected before the impact, according to reports.
Saturday 18 February 2012
The pilot of a small Cessna aircraft was doubtless hoping to remain under the radar, figuratively if not literally, as he puttered gently from central California to the Pacific coast on Thursday morning because of what he had on board – 22lb of marijuana.
Friday 17 February 2012
The Ministry of Defence is close to eliminating the £38 billion “black hole” found in its books following the 2010 election and achieving a “sustainable and balanced budget”, it was revealed today.
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