Region’s defence budgets edge higher, led by Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Issue 1185 - 22 Feb 2024 | 2 minute read

Growth in defence spending by Gulf Co-operation Council countries slowed significantly in 2023, but heightened tensions as a result of the Gaza war could prompt another acceleration in military outlays this year.

Want to read more?

Subscriber only content

An active subscription is required to view this article

Subscribe to Gulf States Newsletter

View subscription options

Join our community

Sign up for an account to gain:

  • Set up news alerts on the countries and sectors that matter to you.
  • Free access to newsletter articles under 100 words.
  • Free access to GSN View articles articles.

View a selection of Free articles

Explore subscription options

Follow us on Google News