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Why Is China Reluctant To Sell Its Chengdu J-10 Fighter Jets To Iran?

China is reluctant to sell its Chengdu J-10C fighter jets in exchange for Iranian oil and natural gas, reports suggest.  Quoting military experts, South China Morning...

WATCH: Turkey’s Home-Grown Bozdoğan Missile Shoots Down Drone In First-Ever Aerial Drills

Turkey's home-grown air-to-air missile, Bozdoğan (Merlin), successfully hit a target drone with pinpoint accuracy, a first-ever exercise that marked Ankara's entry into the elite...

After US Sanctions, Turkey Faces Arms Embargo From Canada Over Violation Of Drone Norms

After the US sanctions over its S-400 deal with Russia, Turkey faces an arms embargo from Canada following an investigation that revealed Canadian drones...

Iran Calls Attack On Natanz Facility As ‘Nuclear Terrorism’; Says ‘Won’t Go Unpunished’

Iran's top diplomat has written to the UN secretary-general over an incident Sunday at the Natanz nuclear facility, terming it "nuclear terrorism" that he...

Israeli Mossad Behind Cyber-Attack That Led To Explosion In The Iranian Nuclear Facility — Reports

The Israeli intelligence agency, Mossad, allegedly carried out a cyber-attack leading to an explosion and the resultant blackout in an Iranian nuclear facility in...

Why India Would Be “Keenly Awaiting” Iranian Response To Israeli Cyberattack On Its Nuclear Facility?

Why is India growing apprehensive of China's cyber-warfare capabilities? Recently, Indian Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat said that China has the capability...

China’s Offer To Host Israel-Palestine Dialogue Is A Great Opportunity To Stabilize The Middle East: Analysis

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s recent six-country whirlwind tour of the Middle East has demonstrated greater ambitions of the country in the region. Political analysts...

No Direct Or Indirect Dialogue With The US During Vienna Meet – Iran

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sayed Abbas Araghchi on Sunday ruled out any direct or indirect talks with the US one day before heading to...

Why India, Saudi Arabia Need To Urgently Defuse Tensions & Protect Bilateral Ties?

Close allies Saudi Arabia and India should make efforts to defuse tensions over rising oil prices, as there is too much at stake for...

Did Iran Launch A Missile Attack On A Cargo Ship Headed For India?

An India-bound Israeli cargo ship was reportedly hit by a missile in the Arabian Sea on Thursday (March 25). Israeli media claimed the missile...

Israel Tests New Version Of Barak Missile With An Extended Range Of 150 Km

Israel has completed the test of a new Barak extended-range interceptor that can destroy a target 150 km away. India is among the countries...

As Turkey’s F-35 Dream Is Dashed, Carrier TCG Anadolu Could Host Attack Drones – Reports

Turkey is reportedly planning to turn its 'F-35 carrier', TCG Anadolu, into a base for assault drones. This could be a result of Turkey's...

India-Pakistan Peace Deal: Five Reasons Why The UAE Brokered ‘Peace Deal’ Between Arch-Rivals India & Pakistan

India-Pakistan Peace Deal: Though neither India nor Pakistan has reacted over the peace deal, there is a media report that claims that the recent...

Israel Revokes Palestinian Foreign Minister’s Travel Permit Over Meeting At ICC – Reports

Israel has nullified Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki’s VIP permit to travel freely between Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian territories, upon his return to...

Israeli, Indian JV Firm Starts The Delivery Of SAMs To Indian Air Force, Army

Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS), a joint venture between Israeli defense giant Rafael and India’s Kalyani Group, has begun the delivery of the first...

Expanding Footprints, Indian Navy Holds Naval Drills With Bahrain In The Persian Gulf

The Indian Navy and the Royal Bahrain Naval Force carried out the Passage Exercise (PASSEX) in the Persian Gulf as part of 'Operation Sankalp'...

Watch: Iran ‘Makes Public’ Its Secret New ‘Missile City’ To Counter Western Threats

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has built a new 'missile city', a secret military base housing a credible amount of Tehran’s offensive and...

Why Is Israel Rejecting Latest F-15EX Jets But Looks Interested To Acquire Older F-15 Fighters?

Israel and the US share a strong military partnership. The Jewish nation, which is already using American fighter jets -- the Lockheed F-35 and...

Syrian Conflict Longer Than Two World Wars: UN Envoy

The brutal conflict that has enveloped Syria has endured longer than both world wars combined, the UN's special envoy for the country noted on...

Why Yemen Refuses To Part With The World War II-Era Russian T-34 Tanks?

Images of the World War II-era T-34 battle tanks being used in Yemen have surfaced on social media. The T-34 medium tank was developed...

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US Goes Full Throttle On ‘Counter-Drone Tests’ As UFO Sightings Increase Over US Military Bases

Amid new revelations about Pentagon’s purported failure to respond to UFO-like objects gathering classified intelligence data, the US military is reportedly stepping up its...

Unreliable Ally: Should US Withdrawal From Afghanistan Be A ‘Wake-Up Call’ For All Major Non- NATO Allies (MNNA)?

US President Joe Biden’s announcement that all American troops will withdraw from Afghanistan by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, thus ending...

Indian, Pakistani Foreign Ministers Not Meeting In The UAE Despite Similar Itineraries

There are no scheduled meetings between Pakistani and Indian foreign ministers during their visits to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), officials from both countries...

Pakistani Nationals Under The Scanner For ‘Interfering’ In US Presidential Elections

Six Pakistani nationals were among many individuals and companies accused of interfering in the 2020 US presidential elections. The US Department of Treasury has imposed...

Germany Calls Russia The Biggest Threat To European Security

German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer on Saturday lambasted Russia for being a “direct and specific” threat to European security. Speaking at the conservative Konrad-Adenauer Foundation...

Are Indians Flocking To Neighboring Nepal To Get Chinese Covid-19 Vaccines?

A controversy has erupted over claims that Indian businessmen have flocked to Nepal to get Chinese-made Covid vaccines, which would make them eligible for...