Greek & Turkish F-16 Jets In Near ‘Dogfight’ Off Cyprus; Viral Video Shows Radar Lock

by Tyler Durden Sat, 08/29/2020 - 08:45 Turkey's Air Force F-16s have confronted Greek fighter jets over the eastern Mediterranean in what is perhaps the closest the two sides have come to an incident sparking war. Military statements from both sides are revealing details of the incident which happened Thursday off the southwestern coast of Cyprus, … Continue reading Greek & Turkish F-16 Jets In Near ‘Dogfight’ Off Cyprus; Viral Video Shows Radar Lock

Turkey’s Erdogan announces discovery of large natural gas reserve off its Black Sea coast

By Jez Fielder  & Euronews with AP  •  last updated: 21/08/2020 - 14:47 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced the discovery of a large natural gas reserves off the Black Sea coast, days after he promised “good news” that would usher in a “new era” for the energy dependent country. Erdogan said Friday that the amount of gas discovered is 320 billion cubic … Continue reading Turkey’s Erdogan announces discovery of large natural gas reserve off its Black Sea coast

Turkey plows ahead in Mediterranean expansion

Turkish President Erdogan risks a multinational conflict by pushing oil and gas exploration in Greek-claimed waters By JONATHAN GORVETT - AUGUST 17, 2020 Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan doubled down on a Mediterranean drilling showdown with Greece over the weekend, signaling he would not be deterred by attempted French policing of the conflict. “We will never … Continue reading Turkey plows ahead in Mediterranean expansion

Turkey Flexes Military Muscle in Maritime Feud With Greece

Bloomberg News Selcan Hacaoglu and Paul Tugwell Publishing date: Aug 10, 2020  •  Last Updated 6 hours ago  By Selcan Hacaoglu and Paul Tugwell (Bloomberg) —  Turkey launched naval exercises off two Greek islands and announced energy exploration research activity in the area, as territorial tensions escalate in the eastern Mediterranean. The two-day naval drill to the … Continue reading Turkey Flexes Military Muscle in Maritime Feud With Greece

The State Department has a Turkey problem

by Michael Rubi | August 09, 2020 06:00 AM By any reasonable metric, Turkey is a rogue regime. Put aside the 46-year occupation of northern Cyprus with its ethnic cleansing and open theft of resources. Ignore also the ethnic cleansing of Turkey’s own Kurdish population. The world rightly condemned Syrian President Bashar Assad for his deliberate targeting … Continue reading The State Department has a Turkey problem

Day in Donbas: Four Ukrainian servicemen wounded

Source : 112 Ukraine Seven attacks on Ukrainian positions occurred - 23:58, 7 July 2020 Donbas conflict Open source   On July 7, Russian militants attacked Ukrainian positions in Donbas seven times. They used weapons of banned calibers. Joint Forces Operation HQ reported that on Tuesday evening. The enemy used 122 mm artillery, 120 and 82 mm … Continue reading Day in Donbas: Four Ukrainian servicemen wounded

1,100 Russian tanks, 330 warplanes along border with Ukraine

03.07.2020 14:58 Our state informed OSCE about military potential being accumulated by Russia against Ukraine Ukrainian and American experts, as well as the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, warned that under the pretext of holding strategic exercises Kavkaz 2020, Russia may resort to a large-scale offensive against Ukraine. The other day, the … Continue reading 1,100 Russian tanks, 330 warplanes along border with Ukraine

Severe episode in the Black Sea: Russian ships have been armed by NATO – Intended to be the “Ritsos” (P71)

13/04/2019 - 14:02 | Last update: 14/04/2019 - 00:18   A serious episode in the Black Sea as Russian warships and airplanes encamped NATO ships with the "Ritsos" (P-71) TKK is also targeting. According to the Russian Ministry of Defense's announcement, Russian warships entered the Black Sea to conduct naval exercises while the NATO Maritime Shield 2019 is … Continue reading Severe episode in the Black Sea: Russian ships have been armed by NATO – Intended to be the “Ritsos” (P71)

Pence Issues Turkey Ultimatum: “Choose Between Remaining NATO Member Or Buying Russian S-400”

by Tyler Durden Wed, 04/03/2019 - 15:33 wo days after we reported that the US had halted delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey as part of the ongoing rift over Erdogan's plans to move forward with taking delivery of the advanced Russian S-4000 anti-air defense system, on Wednesday the US escalated the … Continue reading Pence Issues Turkey Ultimatum: “Choose Between Remaining NATO Member Or Buying Russian S-400”

U.S. halts F-35 equipment to Turkey, protests its plans to buy from Russia

Mike Stone, Humeyra Pamuk APRIL 1, 2019 / 12:32 PM WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has halted delivery of equipment related to the stealthy F-35 fighter aircraft to Turkey, marking the first concrete U.S. step to block delivery of the jet to the NATO ally in light of Ankara’s planned purchase of a Russian missile … Continue reading U.S. halts F-35 equipment to Turkey, protests its plans to buy from Russia