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Russian warships interfere with U.S.-Ukraine joint naval drills in Black Sea
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Russian warships interfere with U.S.-Ukraine joint naval drills in Black Sea

On May 8, Russian warships interfered with joint naval exercises of the United States and Ukraine which were held about 100 nautical miles from Odesa, reported Ukrainian State Border Guard Service on its website. On Saturday morning, the flagship of the Ukrainian Maritime Guard Grigory Kuropatnikov was joined in the Ukrainian waters by the U.S. Coast Guard...

The US Navy seized an arms shipment headed to Yemen abroad a vessel in the middle of the Arabian sea
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The US Navy seized an arms shipment headed to Yemen abroad a vessel in the middle of the Arabian sea

The US Navy announced Sunday it seized an arms shipment hidden aboard a vessel in the Arabian Sea, the latest such interdiction by sailors amid the long-running war in Yemen. The guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey discovered the weapons aboard what the Navy described as a stateless dhow, a traditional Mideast sailing ship, in an operation...

Attack by unmanned aerial surveillance system targets Iraqi air base – US-led coalition
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Attack by unmanned aerial surveillance system targets Iraqi air base – US-led coalition

An attack by an unmanned aerial surveillance system on Saturday targeted Iraq’s Ain al-Asad air base in western Iraq which hosts U.S. and other international forces, but it caused no injuries, a coalition spokesman said.UAV U.S. Army Colonel Wayne Marotto, spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition, said on Twitter that the attack was being investigated but...

Blinken: U.S. supports Ukraine against Russian aggression
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Blinken: U.S. supports Ukraine against Russian aggression

Secretary of State Antony Blinken told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that the United States strongly supports its sovereignty as Russia maintains a significant military presence along its borders. In Kyiv speaking alongside Zelensky during a press conference Thursday, Blinken reiterated the United States’ support for Ukraine amid rising tensions with the Kremlin. “We are committed to Ukraine’s independence, to its sovereignty,...

EU to let US, Canada, Norway join military mobility project
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EU to let US, Canada, Norway join military mobility project

The European Union is set Thursday to allow the United States, Canada and Norway to join one of its military projects aimed at speeding up the deployment of troops and equipment around Europe. EU defense ministers will give the green light for the three to join the 27-nation bloc’s “military mobility” project, led by the...

Iraqi officials outraged for Turkish decision to establish military bases
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Iraqi officials outraged for Turkish decision to establish military bases

The Security and Defence Committee of the Iraqi Parliament announced on Saturday that it will hold an extraordinary meeting in reaction to Turkey’s decision to establish a military base in northern Iraq. Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu announced on April 30 that Turkey will establish a military base in Metina, a mountainous area close to the Turkish border in northern Iraq....

China’s carrier group conducts exercises in South China Sea
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China’s carrier group conducts exercises in South China Sea

Announcement comes after Beijing criticised the US for sending Navy ships into the strategic area. China’s Shandong aircraft carrier group recently conducted annual exercises in the South China Sea, the People’s Liberation Army said on Sunday, after Beijing criticised the US for sending Navy ships into the strategic area. Navy spokesperson Gao Xiucheng said in...

Henry Kissinger warns of ‘colossal’ dangers in US-China tensions, calls strained relationship ‘the biggest problem for the world’
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Henry Kissinger warns of ‘colossal’ dangers in US-China tensions, calls strained relationship ‘the biggest problem for the world’

The former Secretary of State was speaking at the McCain Institute’s Sedona Forum on global issues on Friday Kissinger worries about the risk that ‘a kind of cold war will develop between China and the United States’ if tension isn’t resolved He also warned that ‘humanity has the capacity to extinguish itself in a finite...

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