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UK to continue arms deals with repressive regimes: Analyst

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SHAFAQNA - The UK government will continue to strike new arms deals with other countries regardless of their human rights record in order to cope with the consequences of Brexit, says an analyst. Ian Williams, a senior analyst with Foreign…

US must not sell arms to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain: Amnesty

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SHAFAQNA - A leading human rights group has called on the United States not to approve pending weapons sales to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, warning that such sales could implicate Washington in war crimes. In a letter to US President Donald…

Most Britons believe selling arms to Saudis ‘unacceptable’

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SHAFAQNA - Almost two-thirds of British people think selling arms to Saudi Arabia – the UK’s largest defence customer – is unacceptable. Almost two-thirds of Britons, 62 percent, think selling arms to Riyadh, the UK’s largest arms…

Britain Is Told Saudi Arms Sales Are In Breach Of International Law

SHAFAQNA - The British government has been put on notice that it is in breach of international law for allowing the export of British made missiles and military equipment to Saudi Arabia that may have been used to kill civilians. The accusation…