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18 June, 2024
 

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1. Our neighborhood just got unpredictable again

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This part of the world has always been full of surprises. The most recent came on Friday afternoon when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the United States and Israel and said he was calling off a planned visit to Washington. ...

2. British jets intercept Iranian drones in defense of Israel

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The Typhoon FGR4 fighter jets, launched from the Akrotiri base in Cyprus, are believed to have participated in the UK's involvement in defending Israel against an Iranian attack on Saturday night. ...

3. Albania reopens Soviet-era air base amid Russian threat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/albania-reopens-soviet-era-air-base-amid-russian-threat

NATO member Albania, which has no fighter jets of its own, opened a rebuilt Soviet-era air base to serve NATO aircraft on Monday amid an increased threat from Russia, Prime Minister Edi Rama said....

4. US senators allow F-16 sale to Turkey despite concerns

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-senators-allow-f-16-sale-to-turkey-despite-concerns

US senators declined on Thursday to block the sale of F-16s to Turkey, despite voicing deep disdain for Turkey’s conduct as an ally. They were upholding an unofficial bargain that Turks would get the fighter jets if they stopped blocking Sweden’s accession to NATO....

5. Senate defies calls to halt F-16 sale to Turkey

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In a decisive vote on Thursday, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly dismissed a resolution proposed by Republican Senator Rand Paul to block the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey....

6. Defected Russian pilot found dead in Spain

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The Russian pilot, Maksym Kuzminov, who gained international attention for defecting to Ukraine with a Mi-8 helicopter in August, was found dead with gunshot wounds in southern Spain last week, ...

7. US Ambassador confirms F-16 sale approval to Turkey

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US Ambassador to Turkey, Jeff Flake, in a post on platform X posted on Sunday, referred to the completion of the process in Congress for the approval of the sale of F-16 aircraft to Turkey....

8. Turkey gives green light to Sweden's NATO membership

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In a pivotal move, the Turkish parliament has voted in favor of Sweden's NATO membership bid, marking a significant step forward for the Nordic nation....

9. US and UK launch fresh strikes against Houthi

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The United States and the United Kingdom, along with their allies, launched the eighth round of strikes against Houthi targets in Yemen on Monday, according to a joint statement. ...

10. Houthi rebels launch anti-ship missile at US destroyer in Red Sea

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Yemen's Houthi rebels fired an anti-ship cruise missile at the USS Laboon, an American destroyer in the Red Sea. The missile was shot down by a U.S. fighter jet in the latest attack unsettling global shipping....

11. IDF strikes Gaza targets after ceasefire breach by Hamas

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Israel's military swiftly resumed operations in Gaza, accusing Hamas of violating the seven-day truce....

12. Serbia's deal with Cyprus strengthens air force

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In a move to enhance its air force capabilities, Serbia has acquired eleven Russian-made Mi-35 military helicopters from Cyprus, solidifying its position as a key player in the regional military landscape....

13. Israel claims to have bombed Hamas ''divers'' near Gaza tunnel exit

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This is the moment the Israel Defense Forces bombed a team of Hamas divers trying to infiltrate Israel after frogmen entered the sea from a Gaza tunnel....

14. 'Biggest, baddest warship' now in the East Med

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The United States this week dispatched a group of warships, including the USS Gerald Ford, to support Israel following the brutal attacks by Hamas militants....

15. Biden sends fleet to Mediterranean as Israeli-Gaza conflict intensifies

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For the second consecutive day, Israeli forces found themselves engaged in intense street fighting with Hamas gunmen in southern Israel as they prepared for a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip. ...

16. New senate chairman eyes Turkey's F-16 deal

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The Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s new chairman on Thursday said he would look at Turkey’s $20 billion Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter jet deal and that more issues than Sweden’s ascension to NATO would affect the decision on lifting his predecessor’s longstanding hold....

17. China's 103 military planes target Taiwan in a day

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China’s military sent 103 warplanes toward Taiwan in a 24-hour period in what the island’s defense ministry called a recent new high....

18. $80 million stealth fighter's whereabouts unknown after pilot ejection

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The US military has appealed to the public for assistance to find an F-35 Lightning II jet which remains unlocated after its pilot ejected over the North Charleston area in South Carolina on Sunday 17 September....

19. Mercenary leader's fate uncertain after fatal private jet crash

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Mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, who led a brief armed rebellion against the Russian military earlier this year, was on the passenger list of a private jet that crashed Wednesday, killing all 10 people on board, emergency officials said. It wasn’t immediately clear if Prigozhin was on the plane....

20. Sweden's NATO Membership hangs in the balance as Turkey poses last-minute hurdle

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The developments surrounding Sweden’s NATO membership are rapidly unfolding, with indications pointing towards an imminent announcement of an agreement during the Vilnius summit held on July 11-12. However, there remains the possibility that Turkey may disrupt the proceedings at the last moment....

21. Russia to close investigation into mercenary-led rebellion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/russia-to-close-investigation-into-mercenary-led-rebellion

Russian authorities said Tuesday they have closed a criminal investigation into the aborted armed rebellion led by mercenary chief Yevgeny Prigozhin and are pressing no charges against him or his troops....

22. Unresponsive private plane flies over Washington DC, crashes

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A wayward and unresponsive business plane that flew over the nation’s capital Sunday afternoon caused the military to scramble a fighter jet before the plane crashed in Virginia, officials said. The fighter jet caused a loud sonic boom that was heard across the capital region....

23. Another senator on board with F35 deal for Greeks

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/another-senator-on-board-with-f35-deal-for-greeks

US Senator Jim Risch, the top Republican on the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, has approved the sale of Lockheed Martin Corp’s F-35 fighter jets to Greece, adding the last signature needed before the deal can go through, Hellas Journal reported on Thursday...

24. Menendez wants change from Turkey before F-16 approval

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/menendez-wants-change-from-turkey-before-f-16-approval

A senior US senator who has long opposed the potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey said on Tuesday he wants Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to take a 'less belligerent stance toward NATO allies and Turkey’s neighbors before lifting his opposition to the deal...

25. Turkish elections: No matter who wins, Greece remains skeptical

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Greek-Turkish Relations Hang in the Balance After Turkish Elections" Subtitle: "Uncertainty Looms as Turkey's Strategic Priorities Likely to Remain Unchanged Regardless of Election Outcome"...

26. Turkey says it ‘KANN’ deliver on air defence

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A fifth generation stealth fighter jet developed and produced in Turkey was shown off on Monday, with Ankara delivering on a promise made two years ago when the first indigenous engine was put to the test amid F16 restrictions...

27. Leaked Pentagon docs prompt ally denials

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A large cache of what appear to be classified Pentagon documents circulating on social media channels is becoming a growing source of anxiety for US intelligence agencies, as numerous allies have been forced into denials over the purported leaks....

28. Finland joins NATO, doubling the alliance's border with Russia

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Finland Joins NATO, Doubling Russia's Border with the Alliance Subtitle: ...

29. Video contradicts Moscow's version of events

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The US Department of Defense released a video on Wednesday of a Russian Sukhoi Su-27 fighter jet attacking the US MQ-9 "Reaper" drone over the Black Sea, contradicting Moscow's claim that it had any contact with the drone....

30. Moscow sees drone incident as provocation

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Russia views the incident involving one of its Su-27 fighter jet and a U.S. military drone over the Black Sea as provocation, its ambassador to the United States, Anatoly Antonov, said in remarks published early on Wednesday...

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