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Analysis: Condolence calls from elite show UAE ruler's power

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Coming from around the globe, airplanes carrying world leaders have landed in the capital of the United Arab Emirates to offer condolences for the death of the count...

Taiwan thanks US for Patriot missile weapons sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has officially thanked the Biden administration for approving its third arms package to the country and the second in 2022 alone. Announced by the U.S. Defense S...

US State Department approves potential sale of Patriot missile technical support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of contractor technical assistance and related equipment to help Taiwan maintain its Patriot missiles for approxi...

Live updates: Man detained at site of Lviv rocket attacks

LVIV, Ukraine — The governor of the Lviv region says a man was detained on suspicion of espionage at the site of one of the two rocket attacks that rattled the city on Saturday. Maks...

60 miles from Ukraine, Biden sees refugee crisis in Poland

RZESZOW, Poland (AP) — Just 60 miles from Ukraine, President Joe Biden saluted Poland on Friday for welcoming more than 2 million refugees who have fled Russia's invasion. Then he met with humanitaria...

US official: Biden fortified Saudi's Patriot missile supply

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has transferred a significant number of Patriot antimissile interceptors to Saudi Arabia in recent weeks as the Biden administration looks to ease what has been a point of t...

Ukraine's Zelenskyy calls for talks with Russia — live updates

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy calls for talks with Moscow This article was last updated at 03:25 UTC/GMT Ukraine loses access to Sea of Azov Ukraine's defence ministry said that it h...

US deepens sanctions on smuggling network for Yemen Houthis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States added to sanctions Wednesday against what it said were members of an illicit financing network for Yemen’s Houthi rebels, responding to the Iran-backed group's rece...

China lambasts US arms deal to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. arms sale to Taiwan is a violation of the “one China” principle, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian (趙立堅) said Tuesday (Feb. 8), following...

Taiwan thanks US for latest arms deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office expressed gratitude to the U.S. following the State Department’s approval of a possible sale of hardware and maintenance services for Taiwan&...

US approves $100 million sale for Taiwan missile upgrades

WASHINGTON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The United States has approved a possible $100 million sale of equipment and services to Taiwan to "sustain, maintain, and improve" the Patriot missile defense ...

Analysis: As Mideast wars encroach on UAE, US gets drawn in

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The wars of the wider Middle East that long surrounded the United Arab Emirates now have encroached into daily life in this U.S.-allied nation, threatening to draw A...

Taiwan president visits Patriot missile base on Lunar New Year’s Day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Patriot missile base was one of the stops on President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) itinerary for Lunar New Year’s Day Tuesday (Feb. 1). While she also met with p...

Taiwan to carry out trial retesting of Patriot missiles for 1st time

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A senior military official revealed on Thursday (Dec. 16) that after repeated discussions with the U.S., Taiwan will carry out trial recertification of its Patriot missile...

US defense chief vows to counter Iran in visit to Bahrain

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — America's top defense official vowed Saturday to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and to counter its “dangerous use” of suicide drones in the wider Midea...