The French president will not condition his sale of weapons to the Sisi regime despite a recent spate of arrests targeting human rights activists.
A report revealed the Trump administration didn’t break the law when it expedited $8bn in arms sales to the Gulf nations but concluded it failed to fully assess the humanitarian impact associated with the transfers.
The country's High Court denied Zuma's bid for a permanent stay of prosecution over 16 counts of fraud, racketeering and money laundering relating to a multi-billion-dollar arms deal dating back to before he took office in 2009.
PM Justin Trudeau says his government is looking for a way out of a multibillion-dollar arms deal with Saudi Arabia as ties between Ottawa and Riyadh remain soured by a diplomatic dispute over human rights and Khashoggi murder.
South Africa's chief prosecutor Shaun Abrahams announced that former president Jacob Zuma will be prosecuted in connection with a 1990s arms deal.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's three-day visit to Israel starts on Tuesday. The visit is the first by an Indian leader to Israel in the countries' 25 years of diplomatic relations.
The arms deal was the central achievement of Trump's first day in Riyadh. But the political turmoil back in Washington continued to remain the focus of US media, casting a long shadow over his first overseas trip.
Accusations of war crimes, a spotty human rights record and a humanitarian nightmare in Yemen are just some reasons compelling a small group of US lawmakers to stop Saudi Arabia from buying billions in US arms.
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