"THAAD's exo-atmospheric, hit-to-kill capability will add an upper-tier to Saudi Arabia's layered missile defence architecture".
Despite increasing criticism over the United States' military sales to Saudi Arabia, the US State Department has paved the way for the potential purchase of controversial - and expensive - military equipment.
Contacts between Moscow and Riyadh over the supplies of Russian air defense systems S-400 to Saudi Arabia have a very good preliminary result, Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, when asked if there was a risk the deal might not take place. The most significant development was however the signing the arms agreements.Indeed, after about a decade of negotiation, there is finally a breakthrough in military relations between Moscow and Riyadh.Russia is the world's second-largest arms supplier after the United States, and is seeking to cement its position in new markets.
On October 5, King Salman became the first ever Saudi monarch to visit Russian Federation. US Congress has 30 days to object.
Train-bus collision in Russia's Vladimir region kills 14 Petersburg to Nizhny Novgorod on Thursday night when it collided with a bus in the Petushinsky district of the Vladimir region. The state-owned Russian news agency TASS reported that officials blame a technical malfunction on the bus for the crash.
The State Department said it would advise Congress that, in Saudi hands, the system would act to stabilize the situation in the Gulf and help defend US forces in the region and their allies, who face a growing Iranian missile capability.
The S-400 is Russia's most advanced long-range anti-aircraft missile system and can carry three types of missiles capable of destroying targets, including ballistic and cruise missiles.
"Lots of militants from both Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia are fighting for the Islamic State [terrorist group, outlawed in Russia]", the Saudi top diplomat said.
The US deployed THAAD to South Korea this year to guard against North Korea's shorter-range missiles, which has drawn criticism from China saying that the system's powerful radar can probe deep into its territory.
Fire Prevention Week a time for planning
Smoke detectors are pretty cheap, but for those who can't afford them, fire companies in the county will install them for you. One of the most common sources of fires are heaters, make sure you have those away from flammable items, like your curtains.
Heynckes confirms offer to return to Bayern
And I've only done it because I owe a great deal to Bayern. "He's the ideal man for FC Bayern at this moment in time". Bayern face Freiburg next Saturday, before welcoming Celtic to the Allianz Arena on 18 October.
Late Salah goal fires Egypt to Russian Federation
Egypt now have a four point lead over Uganda in their group, cementing top spot with just one game left for each side. The euphoria was intense since Arnold Bouka-Moutou had stunned the hosts when equalising for Congo after 88 minutes.
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The team around Lionel Messi now relies on power of legendary Stadium of Boca Juniors. "We love you forever and ever". They play 9-place Bolivia at home on the final day, needing only a point to make certain of qualification.