Iran 'successfully' tests long-range missile: defense minister

2015-10-11 16:43:15

Iran successfully test-fired a long-range missile on Sunday, the state IRIB TV quoted the Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan as saying.

Death toll of Turkey's deadly twin blasts rises to 95

2015-10-11 07:01:32

Turkey's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said there were "strong signs" that the two explosions were suicide bombings.

US pulls plug on Syria rebel training effort; will focus on weapons supply

2015-10-10 07:10:40

The US will largely abandon its failed efforts to train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State, and instead provide weapons directly to rebel leaders.

Syrian army retake lost areas under fire cover of Russian warplanes

2015-10-08 10:49:06

The Syrian army recaptured 70 kilometers of rebel-held territory in the central province of Hama, as the Syrian ground troops unleashed offensive Wednesday under the fire cover of the Russian war jets.

Dubai Airshow 2015 to feature space agency, 3D printing

2015-10-07 21:18:42

The biennial Dubai International Airshow 2015, which will kick off on Nov. 8, will host, for the first time since its inception in 1989, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Space Agency and a 3D Printshow.

Russian jets hit Islamic State targets in Palmyra, Aleppo

2015-10-07 08:29:48

Russian jets hit Islamic State targets in the Syrian city of Palmyra and the northern province of Aleppo, Syrian television said on Tuesday, quoting a military source.

Nation's skies crowded with multiple air forces

2015-10-07 08:29:48

Further discussions expected between United States, Russia as the risk of unintended conflict grows amid growing involvement

US military commander admits Afghan hospital 'mistakenly struck' by airstrike

2015-10-07 08:00:27

Commander of US forces in Afghanistan John Campbell acknowledged a US airstrike "mistakenly" struck a hospital in Kunduz that killed 22.

Assad says Russian action key to stability

2015-10-06 08:29:41

Syrian president says terrorist forces must be crushed before political process begins, accuses West of fueling refugee crisis

IS destroys historic Arch of Triumph in Palmyra

2015-10-06 08:29:41

Islamic State group jihadists have blown up the Arch of Triumph in Syria's Palmyra, the country's antiquities chief said on Monday, stepping up their campaign of destruction at the world heritage site.

Russian aircraft in Syria violates Turkish airspace because of bad weather

2015-10-06 08:14:47

Russian Defense Ministry blamed bad weather conditions for the brief violation of Turkish airspace by a Russian aircraft near Syrian border.

Turkey says Russian warplane violates its airspace near Syrian border

2015-10-05 18:17:30

Turkey said on Monday that a Russian warplane violated its airspace on Saturday in the southern Yayladagi town of Hatay province near the Syrian border.