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- NATO fighters intercept several Russian military aircraft
- Two Turkish soldiers killed in clashes along Iranian border
- Watch: Hezbollah strikes Israeli army decoy along southern border
- Turkey launches shooting exercises in eastern Mediterranean amid tensions with France, Greece
Published 2020-08-29 20:24:02 by News Desk in World-News
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:15 P.M.) – The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Evminov, said that NATO fighters escorted ten Tu-142 anti-submarine aircraft while flying over several seas. “Ten Tu-142 anti-submarine planes made scheduled flights to the remote sea area over the waters of the Black Sea, the Baltic Sea, Norway, the Chukchi Sea and the Beaufort Sea along the Northern Sea Route and over the neutral waters of the Pacific Ocean,” Evminov said. He pointed out that “NATO fighters escorted Russian aircraft in remote sea areas during the implementation of their missions.” Russian naval aviation carried out sorties in… Read on ->
Tags: NATO, Russia
Published 2020-08-29 20:15:16 by News Desk in Iran, Turkey
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 P.M.) – The Turkish Ministry of Defense announced the killing of two of its soldiers in a clash with militants on the border with Iran. The ministry stated in a statement issued on Saturday, that the soldiers were killed during an exchange of fire with elements of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which is classified as a separatist terrorist organization in Turkey, in the Dogubayezit district of Agri province. They added that the clash occurred after the PKK militants tried to infiltrate into Turkey from neighboring Iran. Despite differences regarding the political settlement in Syria, Turkey and… Read on ->
Tags: Iran, Turkey
Published 2020-08-29 20:09:15 by News Desk in Lebanon
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:00 P.M.) – Al-Mayadeen TV published a video clip of Hezbollah attacking a decoy doll along the Lebanese-Israeli border on Saturday, revealing that the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) have taken precautions since the killing of Ali Mohsen in Syria. According to Al-Mayadeen, Hezbollah revealed that the Israeli army used dolls in the form of soldiers to deceive its fighters on the Lebanese border. The lens of the military media of Hezbollah in Lebanon captured this video on Sunday, August 23rd, at the outskirts of the town of Mays Al-Jabal in southern Lebanon. They explained that “the army forces… Read on ->
Tags: Hezbollah, Israel, Lebanon
Published 2020-08-29 19:56:26 by News Desk in Turkey
The development comes as Ankara is engaged in a bitter territorial dispute with Greece and Cyprus. The European Union has threatened to slap sanctions on Turkey if it continues with what Brussels has called “illegal drilling”. Turkey has announced shooting drills in the eastern Mediterranean that will last from 29 August until 11 September. Ankara informed about its decision via NAVTEX, an international maritime communication channel used to send navigational warnings, search and rescue notices, and meteorological forecasts. Turkey is now conducting exploration activities in the eastern Mediterranean, a move that has further exacerbated tensions with its neighbours – Greece… Read on ->
Tags: France, Greece, Turkey
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