U.S. F-16 Downs Turkish Drone Over Syria: First Ever Skirmish Between NATO...

October 6, 2023 @ 05:18 AM

In a significant event, an American F-16 fighter jet engaged and downed a Turkish unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over Syrian territory, marking a historic first-time encounter between NATO member nations. The incident occurred today in the vicinity of Hasakah, Syria, where the Turkish drone had been observed conducting airstrikes within a...

Not Philippines, We Removed the Floating Barrier in South China Sea: Chinese...

September 28, 2023 @ 07:33 AM

The Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) has removed a floating barrier it placed near an island in the Philippines exclusive economic zone (EEZ) while denying that its Philippines counterpart did so. In an

Philippines to Remove Chinese Floating Barrier

September 27, 2023 @ 09:58 AM

The Philippines has decided to remove a floating barrier set up by the Chinese Coast Guard (CCG) near Scarborough Shoal setting the stage for a possible confrontation with Beijing. On Sunday, the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) reported finding a 300-meter-long floating barrier near Scarborough Shoal during a routine patrol on September...

Manila Fumes as China sets up floating barrier in Disputed Panatag Shoal

September 25, 2023 @ 03:43 AM

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) have vehemently condemned the recent installation of a floating barrier by the China Coast Guard (CCG) in the southeastern sector of Panatag Shoal. As reported by PCG spokesperson for the West Philippine Sea, Jay Tarriela, the floating...

Philippine Navy Deploys Ex-U.S. Navy Cyclone-class Patrol Vessels

September 11, 2023 @ 01:00 PM

The Philippine Navy officially commissioned two Cyclone-class patrol vessels, once assets of the U.S

Iran Points Finger at Israel for Explosives-laden Components in Ballistic Missiles, Drones

September 1, 2023 @ 12:41 PM

Iran has leveled allegations against Israels Mossad agents of sabotaging its missile and drone programs with faulty, foreign-made explosive components. Iran's state television broadcast showcased fragments of components resembling military-grade, high-density circular electrical connectors

Wagner Boss Prigozhin Plane Crash: Speculation of On-board Explosion; "Absolute Lies" says...

August 25, 2023 @ 03:14 PM

There is growing speculation that an on-board explosion caused the Embraer business jet to crash soon after take-off from Moscow killing Wagner Private Military Company boss Yevgeny Prigozhin. Some reports said a female passenger, unknown to him, was carrying an explosive in her briefcase planted by the Russian secret service

Wagner Mercenaries' Boss Prigozhin Dies in Plane Crash, 2 Months After Aborted

August 24, 2023 @ 05:54 AM

Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin is among the ten people aboard a private jet to have died after it crashed north of Moscow earlier today. The Embraer Legacy plane enroute to St Petersburg from Moscow crashed near the Tver region village of Kuzhenkino

Turkey Leases Libyan Port to Deploy Military Base

August 17, 2023 @ 01:11 PM

Turkey has leased the port of Khoms in northwestern Libya for a period of 99 years to deploy a military base there. This was reported by

Philippines Plans Maritime Militia to Counter Aggressive Chinese Fishing Vessels

August 11, 2023 @ 11:04 AM

The Philippines is planning to deploy more aircraft and ships besides tapping reservists to counter aggressive Chinese fishing vessels within the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the West Philippine Sea (WPS). “Yes, definitely we have plans to deploy more ships and even our aircraft to secure our EEZ

China Hardens Position on Philippines Attempt to Resupply Ship Stationed Near Disputed...

August 9, 2023 @ 05:22 AM

In its attempt to buttress what it calls “national sovereignty,” Beijing said it will continue take necessary measures to cease any “provocative activities” such as Philippines effort to transport supplies to its troops in the disputed South China Sea. Wu Qian, spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defense made the remarks on Tuesday in response to a query on the reactions of the Philippines and the U