Aerospace And Defense Industry

UAE says its first astronaut going into space in September

Feb 25, 2019

United Arab Emirates announces first astronaut from Gulf Arab nation will go into space in September

First private Israel lunar mission to be launched this week

Feb 18, 2019

A nonprofit Israeli consortium hopes to make history this week by launching the first private aircraft to land on the moon

Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticism

Feb 17, 2019

A biennial arms fair has opened in the United Arab Emirates as the country faces increasing scrutiny over its involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen

Iran: Sabotage may be behind failed satellite launches

Feb 16, 2019

Iran's foreign minister claims that sabotage by the U.S. was a possible reason for Tehran's failed attempts to launch two satellites in the last two months

Etihad restructures plane purchases amid fiscal turbulence

Feb 14, 2019

Etihad Airways says it's restructured planned airplane purchases from Airbus, Boeing amid financial turbulence

Images suggest Iran launched satellite despite US criticism

Feb 7, 2019

Satellite images suggest Iran has attempted a second satellite launch despite U.S. criticism of its program

Report: Fire in Iranian space center kills 3 scientists

Feb 3, 2019

Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that a fire in the country's space research center has killed three scientists

Iran satellite fails to reach orbit in US-criticized launch

Jan 16, 2019

Iran launches satellite-carrying rocket despite US objections, though device fails to reach orbit

AP Explains: How Yemen's rebels increasingly deploy drones

Jan 10, 2019

AP Explains: In Yemen, where US once owned the sky with its drones, Shiite rebels increasingly deploy them in civil war

Bomb-laden rebel drone kills 6 at Yemen military parade

Jan 10, 2019

Bomb-laden drone flown by Yemen's Houthi rebels kills at least 6 during military parade near southern port of Aden

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