Naval Group aims for hat-trick in Sunni Gulf
Despite concerns about its arranged marriage with Fincantieri, Naval Group, the former DCNS, is stepping up its efforts to win a trio of contracts in the Red Sea. [...]
In Yemen the Iran-backed alliance between the Houthi rebels and forces loyal to ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh has been fighting the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia and backed by Western governments since March 2015 with no political breakthrough in sight. Intelligence Online reports on secret negotiations, the intelligence support and military sales associated with the conflict and sheds light on the political maneuvers of Arab and Western nations with in interest in the situation.
Working with Abdel Fattah Al Sisi's security advisors, General Abbas Kamel, who became the interim head of Egypt's Mukhabarat in January, has begun laying the groundwork for a rapprochement between the service and Egypt's military intelligence. [...]