US plans $20bn arms sale to Gulf - Tue

The New York Times and The Washington Post reported on Saturday that the Bush administration was preparing to ask congress to approve the arms sales over the next decade.

    The proposed deals would include sales of a variety
    of  sophisticated weaponry [AP

    Five other oil-rich Gulf States - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the UAE - are likely to receive equipment and weaponry from the arms sales.

    SOURCE: Aljazeera


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