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Russia to help Syria in case of external military strike – Putin

Russia to help Syria in case of external military strike – Putin

“Will we be helping Syria? We will”, Vladimir Putin said at a press conference following the G20 summit in St. Petersburg on Friday. The US and other countries will put themselves outside the law if they launch a military operation […]


UK Sets Out Options for Syria Action

UK Sets Out Options for Syria Action

British military officers will join the Prime Minister for talks later, to discuss the UK’s response to last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria. The National Security Council, which also includes the Defence Secretary and intelligence chiefs, will meet at […]


Russia warns US not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

Russia warns US not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

Russia warned the United States on Sunday against repeating past mistakes, saying that any unilateral military action in Syria would undermine efforts for peace and have a devastating impact on the security situation in the Middle East. The Russian Foreign […]


UN Council seeks ‘clarity’ on Syria chem weapons claim

UN Council seeks ‘clarity’ on Syria chem weapons claim

UN Security Council members are seeking “clarity” on opposition claims that Syrian troops used chemical weapons in an attack near Damascus, Argentina’s UN envoy, the council president, said Wednesday. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s office said earlier he was “shocked” […]


As Global Unrest Spreads, US Slashes Military Readiness

As Global Unrest Spreads, US Slashes Military Readiness

There are still some ways in which newspapers capture the moment better than blogs or social media. One such way is their ability to display the full extent of global chaos, a topic so diverse and variegated that it is […]


Turkey to withdraw troops from UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon

Turkey to withdraw troops from UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon

Turkey plans to pull out troops from the UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon UNIFIL, Turkish and UN sources said Saturday, while denying that the decision was linked to the kidnapping of two pilots. “An approximately 250-person engineering construction force will […]


Middle East Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Grows Significantly

Middle East Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Market Grows Significantly

Growing demand supported by strong intent and investment capability is expanding the market for military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in the Middle East. The region is already considered a lucrative market for defence. UAV development efforts by some Middle East […]


Military Modernization in Africa, Middle-East Drives Defense Market Growth

Military Modernization in Africa, Middle-East Drives Defense Market Growth

Modernization programs and the procurement of advanced platforms have lent momentum to the defence market in Africa and the Middle East. This is particularly true for the Gulf states of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which are looking […]


Turkish fighter jet crashes near Syrian border

Turkish fighter jet crashes near Syrian border

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet crashed in south-eastern Turkey on Monday near the Syrian border, and its pilot is believed to have safely ejected, an army statement said. “Radio communication was cut around 2:15 pm (1115 GMT) with the F-16 […]


US says Syria has beefed up air defenses

US says Syria has beefed up air defenses

With technical support from Russia, Syria has bolstered its air defenses, posing a threat to US aircraft if America decides to intervene in the war, a US official said Monday. The official confirmed a report that first appeared in the […]


 
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