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Greece is ready to defend territories against Turkish threat: defense chief

Published 2020-07-17 23:28:26 by News Desk in Turkey, World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:10 P.M.) – Greece’s Chief-of-Staff, General Konstantinos Floros, said on Friday that Turkey was a “destabilizing factor” in the region. In an interview with his Israeli counterpart, Aviv Kochavi, in Israel, he explained that Turkey represents a threat to Greece and the current situation in the Eastern Mediterranean region. Floros that his forces are ready to defend the territorial integrity, rights and sovereignty of Greece against any Turkish threat. He also stressed the need for coordination between the Eastern Mediterranean countries to preserve the security of the region and the prosperity of its citizens. According to the Greek… Read on ->

Tags: Greece, Turkey


Russian Air Force intercepts Norwegian aircraft for 2nd time last 48 hours

Published 2020-07-17 23:16:34 by News Desk in World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 P.M.) – A group of Russian fighters intercepted a Norwegian R3S Orion reconnaissance plane over the Barents Sea on Friday, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported. The Russian National Defense Administration Center announced in a statement on Friday: “Russian fighters of the Northern Fleet intercepted a Norwegian reconnaissance plane over the Barents Sea.” They continued: “On July 17, Russian airspace monitors discovered a Norwegian Air Force R3S Orion reconnaissance plane over the Barents Sea.” According to the report, the reconnaissance aircraft “was escorted by the Northern Air Force’s combat air defense aircraft. There was no violation of… Read on ->

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Tags: Norway, Russia


Iran allegedly places air defenses on ‘high alert’ over recent events: media

Published 2020-07-17 23:06:02 by News Desk in Iran

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:45 P.M.) – A U.S. official said that the United States has several intelligence reports indicating that Iran has placed parts of its air defenses on “high alert” in recent days. The U.S. official, who is closely following the developments, said that the alert level means that Iranian air missile batteries will be ready to fire at targets “believed to constitute a threat”, according to CNN. The official did not say how the United States got to this information, but American satellites, spy planes and ships are routinely operating in the nearby international field, which is constantly monitoring… Read on ->

Tags: Iran, US


Turkey offers its weapons arsenal to Azerbaijan to fight Armenia

Published 2020-07-17 22:53:22 by News Desk in Turkey, World-News

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:40 P.M.) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reiterated his support for Azerbaijan, which witnessed border clashes with Armenia, in which 16 people were killed. Erdogan said in a speech on Friday, that Ankara cannot leave Azerbaijan, “it’s a brotherly country, alone in the face of Armenian attacks.” Turkey has strong historical and cultural ties with Azerbaijan as well as joint energy projects. For his part, the director of the Turkish Defense Industries Authority said on Friday, that his sector is ready to assist Azerbaijan. “Our defense industry, with all its expertise, technologies and capabilities, from our drones… Read on ->

Tags: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey


Syrian air defenses intercept unknown aircraft over Hama

Published 2020-07-17 01:01:44 by News Desk in Syria

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:45 A.M.) – The Syrian air defense forces intercepted around midnight this evening, unidentified drones that were flying over their positions in the Al-Salamiyah countryside. According to the reports, the Syrian air defenses intercepted these drones before they could carry out any attacks on the densely populated city of Al-Salamiyah and its neighboring towns. The source of these drones is unknown, but they could belong to the militant groups in the Idlib Governorate.. Last month, the Syrian Ministry of Defense had announced that its air defenses had responded to an Israeli attack in the same area. The Israeli… Read on ->

Tags: Hama, Syria


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