Reaping nearly $100 million in sales over five years, the British government provided spyware, wiretaps and other telecom interception tools to 17 countries, many with a track record of targeting dissent and undemocratic behaviour.
As Turkey puts its specialist expertise to the task of developing its own stealth fighter, these are the advanced technological developments you can expect to see.
The UK has provided Saudi Arabia with weaponry and training, and has also lobbied on its behalf following the Khashoggi murder.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government imposed restrictions on arms sales to Saudi Arabia last year due to Riyadh's role in Yemen war and the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Berlin is “losing its commercial credibility” over its ban on arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the move is affecting Europe’s “defence industry and ability to fulfill NATO requirements.”
By showing "a kind of moral superelevation" on arms exports, Germany is frustrating Britain, France and Spain, Airbus chief executive says , adding that without a common European approach Airbus could consider manufacturing German-free products.
Two Turkish companies, ASELSAN and Turkish Aerospace Industries, were listed in the top 100 world arms producing and military service companies list in 2017, according to SIPRI.
First proposed in the 1950s and long resisted by Britain, European defence planning, operations and weapons development now stands its best chance in years after Brexit.
Led by Saudi Arabia, several states in the Middle East and Africa have severed ties with Qatar since June 5, accusing it of supporting terrorism and Iran.
The move could anger Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt and Bahrain, which cut diplomatic and trade links with Qatar on June 5, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told British Prime Minister Theresa May that Turkey wants a "different approach" in its cooperation with US-led coalition forces in the region.
A chartered plane that was carrying a Brazilian football team to the biggest match of its history crashed into a Colombian hillside and broke into pieces, officials said on Tuesday.
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