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‘No other options’: US will deliver F-35s, while Turkey will get S-400… and S-500, Erdogan says

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The US will ‘sooner or later’ have to face reality and understand that Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 systems is a done deal, President Erdogan said, noting that the current agreement is just the beginning. “We’re done with the S-400. There is absolutely no question of stepping back on the S-400. It is a defense Read More

‘No other options’: US will deliver F-35s, while Turkey will get S-400… and S-500 – Erdogan

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The US will ‘sooner or later’ have to reconcile the reality and understand that Turkey’s purchase of Russian S-400 systems is a done deal, President Tayyip Erdogan stressed, noting that the current agreement is just the beginning. “We’re done with the S-400. There is absolutely no question of stepping back on the S-400. It is Read More

China urges US to abandon ‘long arm jurisdiction’, show restraint on Iran & trade war issues

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Beijing has warned the US against taking the ongoing trade war “too far,” and once again criticized Washington’s unilateralist diplomacy, calling upon it to show “restraint” in the escalating standoff with Tehran. The remarks have been made by the country’s top diplomat, Wang Yi, during phone talks with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Read More

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield

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BASRA, Iraq/DUBAI (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff, around 60 people, from Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday. A logo of the Exxon Mobil Corp is seen at the Rio Oil and Read More

US warns airlines risk ‘miscalculation or misidentification’ over Persian Gulf

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In a chilling reminder of the downing of Iran Air flight 655 by a US missile, an FAA notice said civilian aircraft flying over the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman are currently at risk of “miscalculation or misidentification.” A Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) published by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) late on Read More

Exxon evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: Iraqi official, sources

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BASRA, Iraq/DUBAI (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, a senior Iraqi official and three other sources told Reuters on Saturday. A logo of the Exxon Mobil Corp is seen at the Rio Oil and Gas Expo and Read More

US warns airliners about risks of flying over Persian Gulf

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US diplomats have warned that US air carriers and commercial operators flying over the Persian Gulf face a risk from being “misidentified” as tensions between US and Iran continue to escalate. The warning relayed on Saturday by officials in Kuwait and the UAE came from a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Notice to pilots published on Read More

Exxon Mobil evacuates foreign staff from Iraqi oilfield: sources

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A logo of the Exxon Mobil Corp is seen at the Rio Oil and Gas Expo and Conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil September 24, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes DUBAI/BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil has evacuated all of its foreign staff from Iraq’s West Qurna 1 oilfield and is flying them out to Dubai, three Read More

Cheap ‘shots’ & attacks at light speed: Why laser weaponry is a trend for 21st century

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Lasers are commonly seen as a ‘weapon of the future’ – and that future is already here as they are making it into the military. Laser systems have unique properties, opening new ways of waging warfare, RT’s military analyst says. Laser weaponry “will largely define” the combat potential of the Russian armed forces “throughout the Read More

Indian Navy test fires medium range air defense missile, boasts ‘enhanced combat effectiveness’

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The Indian Navy has successfully tested a Medium Range Surface-to-Air Missile (MRSAM) developed by the national military research agency in cooperation with Israel Aerospace Industries. “The firing was undertaken on the Western Seaboard by Indian Naval Ships Kochi and Chennai, wherein the missiles of both ships were controlled by one ship to intercept different aerial Read More