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WATCH Indian Air Force test-fire homegrown Astra missile from a Russian jet

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The Indian Air Force has carried out a successful test of the Astra, its first homegrown air-to-air missile system. The trial launch from a Sukhoi Su-30 fighter jet was captured in impressive video footage. In the clip, the IAF’s Su-30MKI can be seen firing off its rocket-propelled payload, which quickly travels out of view. The Read More

Maybe later: Trump rules out going to Pyongyang, hopes Kim would come to US instead

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Their relationship is “very good” but meeting with Kim Jong-un in North Korea would be premature, President Donald Trump said following reports that he received a low-key invitation from Pyongyang. Kim Jong-un spoke of his “willingness” to host Donald Trump in Pyongyang in a letter sent to the White House in late August, according to Read More

‘Military ties deepening’: Putin says Russia & Turkey will work jointly on ‘promising new weapons’

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his government would work to strengthen military cooperation with Turkey and that talks to develop new weapons with Ankara were already underway. Putin met with his Turkish and Iranian counterparts in Ankara on Monday, to discuss resolving the conflict in Syria. He found time to discuss bilateral cooperation and Read More

Oil rally holds as traders weigh Saudi supply loss, geopolitical risks

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Highlights Market awaits updates from Saudi Arabia Houthis take credit for attack; US blames Iran Global crude stocks tighten New York — Petroleum futures remained bullish Monday as traders evaluated the fallout from the Saturday’s attacks on key Saudi Arabian oil infrastructure. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Read More

Putin to Saudi Arabia: Our air defenses can protect you, like they do Turkey and Iran

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested Saudi Arabia should buy Russian air defense systems to protect its oil facilities from drone attacks, pointing to Iran and Turkey, who operate S-300 and S-400 missiles, respectively. “Saudi Arabia needs to make a smart decision, as Iran did by buying our S-300, and as Mr. Erdogan did by Read More

‘Preliminary results’ show Iranian weapons used in oil plant attack – Saudi-led coalition

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Iranian weapons were used in drone attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure this weekend, Saudi-led coalition said refraining from directly blaming Tehran as Washington did. Yemen’s Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility. Speaking at a press conference in Riyadh on Monday, coalition spokesman Colonel Turki al-Malki said the attacks were still under investigation, but said early findings Read More

Saudi attacks show vulnerabilities to oil infrastructure: analysts

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The ability of a handful of drones to damage some of Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil plants has raised questions why the world’s largest crude exporter was apparently caught by surprise by the attacks, and didn’t cut them off well before they landed, analysts said. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your Read More

World sleepwalking into total nuclear war as callous elites fear no bloodshed – Russian scholar

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Limiting nuclear arsenals doesn’t make the world safer – not while the elites, who have never seen a big war, complacently believe they never will. This dangerous illusion invites apocalyptic conflict, a renowned scholar believes. Humankind’s history might be a history of wars, but for several decades there was a sort of lull, with no Read More

Trump faces tough choices after blaming Iran for Saudi oil attack

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By Jordan Fabian, Nick Wadhams, David Wainer and Glen Carey on 9/15/2019 WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) – The Trump administration sought to offer new evidence to back its claim that Iran conducted the attack on major Saudi Arabian oil facilities, saying the munitions used in the strikes were well beyond the capabilities of the Houthi rebels who Read More

Drone submarine & hypersonic gliders? China’s parade rehearsal prompts speculation (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

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A whole lot of new weaponry was spotted during rehearsals for the upcoming parade marking the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China. Some of the weapons were identified, while others caused wild speculation. The overnight rehearsal yielded a large amount of photos and videos, captured by military enthusiasts and tourists. The imagery promptly Read More