Houthi Air Defences Destroy US-Built Saudi MQ-9 Drone: Report

August 21, 2019 @ 10:24 AM

Air defence systems of Yemeni Houthis have reportedly destroyed a US-made MQ-9 drone belonging to Saudi Arabia and its allies, in Dhamar province, Yemen, on Tuesday night. Houthi spokesman Yahia Sarie said the MQ-9 type drone was shot down with a locally developed missile which will be introduced to the public...

China Threatens Economic Sanctions Against US if F-16s Sold to Taiwan

August 19, 2019 @ 09:04 AM

Claiming that a potential sale of 66 F-16 jets to Taiwan by Washington has the capacity to threaten the Chinese mainland, Beijing has threatened economic sanctions against the US and has vowed to do “everything” to block the deal. Speaking through the voice of “military analysts,” state-owned media said the F-16Vs...

US Dragging its Feet on Selling F-16V Jets to Taiwan

August 16, 2019 @ 09:47 AM

Five months after Taiwan made the request to buy F-16V fighter jets, the United States is yet to approve the proposed sale. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen yesterday expressed the hope that Washington would reach a decision on the sale

Turkey Will Get Second Batch Of S-400s By September

August 12, 2019 @ 11:06 AM

Turkey is set to welcome the second batch of Russia's S-400 air defence systems in this month or in September, Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday. "Work on choosing the deployment site and on installing S-400 air defence systems continues

Houti Drones Strike Two Saudi Airports, Traffic Stopped

August 5, 2019 @ 12:42 PM

Houti rebels in Yemen struck at two Saudi airports and a military base bringing air traffic to a standstill, a spokesperson for the rebels said. The rebels struck with Qasef-2K (Striker-2K) drone targeting Najran Regional Airport in the kingdom's southwest, the King Khalid Air Base and the Abha International Airport in...

Israeli Warplanes Use US Base to Strike Iranian Targets in Iraq: Reports

August 3, 2019 @ 09:33 AM

Israeli fighters that launched airstrikes against Iranian targets in Iraq close to Iran-Iraq border reportedly took off from US' base in Baltnf, Syria. The bombing has reportedly killed 40 people, and a 100 more were left injured

North Korea Fires New Type of Short Range Ballistic Missiles

August 2, 2019 @ 07:26 AM

The Short Range Ballistic Missiles (SRBMs) fired by North Korea from its north-eastern coast into the East Sea early on Friday could be newly developed ones, the office of President Moon Jae-in, Cheong Wa Dae, has said after holding an emergency meeting in Seoul. “On the basis of an initial analysis, the authorities of South Korea and the United States believe that the projectiles were new SRBMs,” Ko Min-jung, Cheong Wa Dae spokesperson was quoted as saying by

Houthi Missile, Drone Attack on Yemen Military Parade Kills Dozens

August 1, 2019 @ 08:17 AM

Several dozen soldiers are reported killed or injured when Iran-backed Houthi rebels attacked a Saudi-supported government parade, in Yemens Aden city today. “A missile attack hit a military parade at an army camp west of the city controlled by a Saudi-backed government,” a security official was quoted as saying by Daily Sabah

China Starts Week-long Muscle Flexing Military Exercises Near Taiwan

July 29, 2019 @ 12:15 PM

China has started military exercises in both the East and South China Seas near Taiwan in a clear message that it could invade the island from two sides. According to two navigation restriction notices issued by maritime safety authorities, the exercise in the East China Sea started at 6pm on Sunday, and is scheduled to conclude at 6pm on Thursday

S.Korea To Be First To Answer US’ Anti-Iran Coalition Call

July 29, 2019 @ 10:17 AM

South Korea is likely to send its naval destroyer to join United States-led anti-Iran coalition forces in the Strait of Hormuz in August to guard oil tankers sailing through the sea passage, South Korean media have reported. “It is obvious that we have to protect our ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, isnt it? So were considering various possibilities,” deputy ministry spokesman Ro Jae-cheon said on Monday

N.Korea Fires Short-Range Missiles From East Coast

July 25, 2019 @ 06:59 AM

North Korea has reportedly fired two short-range missiles from its eastern coastal city of Wonsan early on Thursday. “The missiles flew about 430km (267 miles) from the point of launch and reached an altitude of 50km (30 miles) before falling into the East sea,” an official at South Korea's defence ministry was quoted as saying by Reuters

South Korean Jets Fire Warning Shots After Russian, Chinese Aircraft ‘Violate’ Airspace...

July 23, 2019 @ 07:38 AM

South Korean fighters have fired warning shots, after two Russian TU-95MS bombers and one of its Beriev A-50 AEW&C aircraft, and two Chinese planes “violated the countrys airspace by flying over its east coast on Tuesday. Around 6