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Arabs' Fear: A New Crisis to Add to a Troubled List

, BEIRUT, Lebanon, Oct. 6 – Behind a seemingly calm facade, with Damascus toothless to respond militarily to the deepest Israeli air raid in Syria in three decades, the Arab world was reeling Monday from the idea that yet a […]

India to send combat aircraft to Alaska show

, A fleet of Jaguars will be despatched to Alaska to participate, in what has now become an important fixture in the international defence aviation calendar. Earlier this year, India was represented in the multi-national event by the IL-76 transport […]


, Hawkish words emanated from Moscow October 2, when Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov met top military leaders to review the state of the Russian armed forces. Putin told the military brass that after years of […]

IAF enters space age, starts work on laser weapons, killer satellites

, NEW DELHI: Declaring that the Indian Air Force has obtained strategic depth operational capability with the induction of mid-air refuellers and more of advanced SU-30 MKI fighters, Air Chief S Krishnaswamy on Monday said work has started on an […]

Singapore goes shopping for US weapons

, Singapore – In minutes, one of Singapore's busiest highways can be transformed into a runway for screaming air force fighter jets, its narrow meridian strip of potted bougainvillaea bulldozed to the side. That road from the main airport is […]

New era for BAE Systems

, EIGHT Edinburgh-based apprentices at BAE Systems have become the first to complete a craft training with the firm since the early 1990s. They belong to a group of 18 apprentices that BAE, Europe

Sliding towards chaos

, The attack on civilians in Haifa on Saturday by a lone suicide bomber was an act of infamy. However keen an individual's sense of grievance, however great a people's sense of injustice, there is no justifying such pitiless slaughter. […]

Robert Fisk: Israel's attack is a lethal step towards war in Middle East

, Israel received the Green Light. It came from what is called the Syria Accountability Act, moving through the United States Congress with the help of Israel's supporters, that will impose sanctions on Damascus for its supposed enthusiasm for “terrorism” […]

Avoid quagmire, Putin tells U.S.

, MOSCOW President Vladimir Putin said this weekend that the United States faced the possibility of a prolonged, bloody and ultimately futile war in Iraq like the one that mired the Soviet Union in Afghanistan. In an expansive interview on […]

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