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Syrian army says it shot down Israeli warplane, drone

Syrian army says it shot down Israeli warplane, drone

Sep 14, – “Our air defences blocked the attack and shot down the military aircraft in (the southern province of) Quneitra and a drone” in the province of Damascus, said the Syrian army statement carried by state news agency SANA. Syria’s military said Tuesday it shot down an Israeli warplane and a drone in response […]

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China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

China says it monitored defiant US bomber flights

Nov 27, – A Chinese Defense Ministry statement Wednesday said the planes were detected and monitored as they flew through the zone for two hours and 22 minutes. It said all aircraft flying through the zone would be monitored, but made no mention of a threat to take “defensive emergency measures” against noncompliant aircraft that […]

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Singapore pollution index back to “hazardous” levels

Singapore pollution index back to “hazardous” levels

June 23, AP – Singapore/Jakarta: Indonesia has deployed military planes to fight the blazes on Sumatra island from illegal burning that typically takes place in the June to September dry season to clear space for palm oil plantations. The fires are unusually widespread this year and the smog is the heaviest in Singapore’s history. Singapore’s […]

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