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- British warplanes intercept Russian long-range bombers
- Aircraft makes emergency landing in Greece
- US deploys 2 aircraft carriers to South China Sea in show of force towards Beijing
Published 2020-07-04 08:27:29 by News Desk in World-News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:15 A.M.) – On Friday, the British Air Force sent Typhoon fighters from Lossiemouth Air Force Base in Scotland to accompany Russian aircraft while flying in international airspace. “The Royal Air Force Typhoon fighters took off to monitor the flight of a Russian long-range aircraft into international airspace in northern Scotland,” a statement from the British Air Force said. It is worth noting that the Russian aircraft did not enter the flight information region in the United Kingdom, and therefore, “it was not required to intercept them.” Previously, reports said that three Tupolev-142 aircraft completed a planned flight… Read on ->
Tags: Russia, UK
Published 2020-07-04 08:12:42 by News Desk in World-News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 A.M.) – The Greek authorities announced that a Ryanair plane, on its way from Berlin to Athens, made an emergency landing at Thessaloniki Airport with 164 people on board. The Ministry of Civil Protection said, “The plane sent a distress signal and requested that it be allowed to make an emergency landing over the Greek Halkidiki area.” They added, “The crew members reported a fire,” but a spokeswoman for Ryanair said, “The reason for the emergency landing was the emission of an unknown smell in the cockpit,” and there was no fire. In a statement, the company… Read on ->
Published 2020-07-04 08:01:10 by News Desk in World-News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:45 A.M) – The United States has decided to send two aircraft carriers to the South China Sea to conduct exercises near a site where China is carrying out naval exercises. The Wall Street Journal said on Saturday, that the aim of this step is “to send a clear message to China that the United States is not satisfied with the military escalation of Beijing in the region,” referring to the group’s commander. The newspaper pointed out that the aircraft carriers Ronald Reagan and Nimitz are ready to hold unprecedented maneuvers in the South China Sea as of… Read on ->
Tags: China, US
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