IDEX 97, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

An AFM report

IDEX IS NOW a well-established and respected international defence exhibition that grows in size and stature with every biennial show. Although it features land, sea and air defence products, interest at the third IDEX, held between March 16-20, centred on two of the most important air defence contracts to be fought for in the last years of the 20th century, both of which will be from the host country, the UAE.

The first is UAE’s $5 billion advanced fighter contract which Lockheed Martin was quietly confident of winning with its F-16 on the eve of the show.

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Desert Rarity

In 1977 the late Jordanian King Hussein ordered the establishment of a national memorial to the many soldiers that have fallen in the line of duty since the Arab revolt of 1916-1919.

The displays in this Martyrs Memorial begin with the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire, the “Arab Legion” under John Bagot Glubb and the battles against Israel from 1948 onwards. The museum does not cover everything in detail, but is nominally a memorial to the fallen soldiers and a reminder of their contribution to the shaping of modem day Jordan.

Next to an Alvis Saladin you will find

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Air Warfare in the middle East.

A AS ONE conflict ended, so another began. The 1967-70 War of Attrition saw sporadic but often intense air activity between the air arms of Israel, Egypt, Syria and Jordan. Again the Soviet Union rapidly made good the losses suffered by Egypt and Syria and thousands of Russian advisers came to rebuild the shattered armies and air forces. The Russians built hardened shelters to protect Egyptian and Syrian jets on the ground and established a massive air defence shield along the Suez and Golan Heights to counter Israeli air superiority. Air action began within a month of the end of

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Help about football» connect Iraqis?

After the sudden victory own team over three-time champion of Asia — Saudi Arabia’s national team — thousands of Iraqis in the evening on Sunday took to the streets. Many wept and danced obymalis.In Iraq’s national football team players come from all main groups of Iraqi society — Shia Arabs, Sunni Arabs, Kurds and turkamany. Prospect team looked pretty bleak, and least three potential coaches refused to lead the team. In the end, two months before the main competition was the coach of Iraq’s Brazilian Zhovan Vieira.Many Iraqi supporters believe that victory can contribute to national unity. Here that reads

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Lukashenko: every obstacle to dialogue with the EU lifted

"I appreciate these steps, they find it difficult to have been given, taking into account that in the EU 27 countries. I think we very great prospects of relations with Europe "- said Lukashenko, responding to questions from journalists Minsk. President of Belarus said, "Europe has made even a small step, half-step, but it is significant." In turn, Belarus is ready to make "big moves.""We have a multi-vector policy. We are in the heart of Europe — and that’s it. Because of principle for us in Europe. A Russian with us — one people," — said Alexander Lukashenko. According to

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Results: the majority of Israeli Jews support the apartheid regime in Israel

Right-wing demonstrator during protests in 2009 holds a banner reading "The Land of Israel for the People of Israel"

Bo? Most of the Jewish public in Israel supports the establishment of the country's apartheid regime in the event of a formal annexation of the West Bank.

These opinion polls also show that most Jews positively related to discrimination against Arabs who are citizens of the country.

A study conducted by Dialog on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, demonstrates that the majority of Israeli Jews professed anti-Arab, ultra-nationalist views. The survey was commissioned by Foundation. Yizraely Goldblum and based on

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The Russian GLONASS system is interested in Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates

The Russian GLONASS system is interested in Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, told Itar-Tass Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov. "Indeed, the Arab countries continue to show a marked interest in cooperation with Russia in the field of high technology, — he said. "Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait are interested in working with us in the fields of nuclear energy and space, including the sharing of the Russian satellite navigation system GLONASS," — said Bogdanov.

Controlled Chaos became a weapon in the struggle for U.S. Middle East

Pogroms and massacres of civilians that were previously only occurred in the most fragile states in Africa, have now become a part of everyday life in Libya and Syria.

Experts put forward many versions about the causes of the events in the Arab East in this — the most negative — the script, and one of them is quite controversial, but an attractive theory of "controlled chaos", organized by the United States. In 2010, a few months before the start of the revolutions in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, western media published excerpts of the report of the

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Volga buses Ritmiks went to the United Arab Emirates

The group of companies "Volgabus" (Bus Factory "Volzhanin") Continues expanding exports of buses.

A new spot on the map of the world where there Volga cars were the United Arab Emirates. In severe hot weather will work Mini buses "Ritmiks."

This is the first delivery of the holding of the Volga to the Middle East. However, the project has great potential for growth and development, confident in the factory. Currently, negotiations are underway with partners as a new procurement technology, and the possibility of opening an assembly plant. In the pending contracts with more

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Soon the entire Arab world will eat our turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Russian exports of meat of turkey is so great, that almost the entire Arab world will soon be eating it.  "Agriculture is becoming increasingly attractive from an economic point of view, sector of the economy — Putin said at a meeting with businessmen in Voronezh. — I find it hard to accept that no agricultural projects do not pay off in five to eight years, and the payback is faster and there is a very high-production industry — look what’s happening in the poultry sector, take out a loan, for example, the production

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