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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

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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. 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....

7. 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....

8. 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. ...

9. 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....

10. 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....

11. 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....

12. '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....

13. 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. ...

14. 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....

15. 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....

16. 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....

17. 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...

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

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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...

19. 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...

20. 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....

21. 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: ...

22. Russian fighter jet collides with US drone over Black Sea

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A Russian fighter jet hit the propeller of a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper drone over the Black Sea on Tuesday, according to the U.S. European Command....

23. Turkey rejects linking NATO expansion to F-16 deal

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday called for Sweden and Finland to be accepted into NATO 'as quickly as possible,' although his Turkish counterpart dismissed the possibility of any link between their accession and Turkey’s request for F-16 fighter jets...

24. Objects shot down by US are not of alien origin, says George Danos

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President of the Cyprus Space Exploration Organisation (CSEO) George Danos told CNA that he highly doubts that the objects shot down recently by the US army are of extraterrestrial origin....

25. Zelensky in London, asks for fighter jets

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is in the United Kingdom today to meet Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, King Charles, and speak to the British Parliament....

26. 'Greek fan' Menendez boasts F35 okay for Athens

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US Senator Bob Menendez, who has been blocking fighter jets for Turkey over the years, told an audience in Washington this week that he was 'a fan of the Greek people' and further had no qualms about okaying the F35 stealth for Athens...

27. US looking for wreckage of a possible Chinese spy balloon

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US Navy divers are working to recover the wreckage of the Chinese surveillance balloon that was shot down off the coast of South Carolina....

28. Chinese spy balloon lingers over the US

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A Chinese spy balloon has been flying over the United States for a couple of days, U.S. officials said on Thursday, in what would be a brazen act just days ahead of a planned trip to Beijing by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken....

29. Co-pilot missing after Greek Phantom goes down

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The body of a Phantom fighter jet pilot has been found and a second co-pilot was still missing after a crash in the Ionian Sea on Monday during a training exercise...

30. US government moving ahead with intention to sell F-16's to Turkey

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/us-government-moving-ahead-with-intention-to-sell-f-16-s-to-turkey

The Biden administration is moving ahead with its intention to supply Turkey with 40 new F-16 fighter jets and upgrade 80 of the country’s older ones....

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