Stories tagged: arms sales
UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 6:33 p.m.
A Senate panel has advanced legislation that would suspend arms transfers to Saudi Arabia and impose sanctions on members of the royal family.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 3:39 p.m.
Directly challenging President Donald Trump’s use of executive power, Democrats and Republicans in the Senate are banding together to introduce more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump …
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 3:23 p.m.
The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran.
Fri., Oct. 12, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
President Donald Trump defended continuing huge sales of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia on Thursday despite rising pressure from lawmakers to punish the kingdom over the disappearance of a Saudi …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Russia is hopeful that the new weapons it tested for the first time in Syria will lead to a spike in arms sales abroad, officials said Wednesday.
Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
China on Friday strongly protested a U.S. plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and demanded that the deal be canceled.
Mon., June 26, 2017, 12:26 p.m.
The Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he’ll block U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia, Qatar and their neighbors in the Gulf Cooperation Council to prod them …
Tue., March 8, 2016
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