arm sale in west asia

Saudi-Iran tensions, war in Yemen and hostilities between Qatar and a Saudi-led alliance have triggered a phenomenal increase in arms imports to West Asia, according to Stockholm-based arms trade monitor SIPRI.(AFP)

Tensions, conflicts fanning arms sales in West Asia: Monitor

New Delhi | By Nadim Siraj
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2019 05:04 PM IST
West Asia is the only region that witnessed a rise in arms imports in the 2014-2018 period while the numbers fell in the rest of the world.
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