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First delivery of Airbus A320neo to Pegasus postponed after Turkish coup bid

PARIS (Reuters) - The first delivery of a new version of Airbus's A320 jet to Pegasus Airlines has been postponed following the thwarted coup attempt in Turkey, the European planemaker said on Saturday.
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Israel receives final 30 M-346 Lavi jets

Israeli air force receives final shipment of M-346 aircraft....
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AWE jobs secured as Trident is renewed by parliament

The future of thousands of jobs at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) in Aldermaston and Burghfield has been secured following Parliament’s vote to renew the controversial Trident nuclear deterrent....
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Several facilities allocated in Azerbaijan for Turkish armed forces

Buildings allocated for the use of the use of the personnel of Turkish armed forces....
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US, Russia agree on 'steps' in Syria, but won't say what

MOSCOW (AP) — The United States and Russia agreed Friday on new steps they said could make a difference in Syria's relentless civil war, hinting at an improbable military partnership that has been the subject of intense negotiation....
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Declassified ‘28 Pages’ Suggest Ties Between Associate of 9/11 Hijackers and Former Saudi Ambassador

...The newly-released report also indicates that Osama Bassnan, a neighbor of and alleged financial supporter of two of the hijackers in San Diego, received cash from Bandar and Bandar’s wife.......
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Britain risked scores of civilian lives to target 'Chemical Ali' in Basra

Chilcot report shows UK commanders were prepared for 51 casualties in air raid against senior Baathist - civilians died, target escaped #Chilcot...
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AP Interview: Jordan eager to reach nuke deal with US

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan is eager to reach a nuclear cooperation deal with the United States after a long impasse over uranium enrichment and both sides appear ready to compromise, the kingdom's nuclear chief said....
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Turkey, Israel sign deal to normalize ties after six years

Turkey and Israel signed a deal on Tuesday to restore ties after a six-year rift, formalizing an agreement which U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said sent a "hopeful signal" for regional stability....
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Kremlin says Turkey apologized for shooting down Russian jet

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has apologized to Russian leader Vladimir Putin over last year's shooting down of a Russian air force jet by Turkey's military, the Kremlin said on Monday, opening the way for Russia to lift economic sanctions....
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Putin says accepts U.S. is sole superpower, dilutes Trump praise

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he accepted the United States was probably still the world's sole superpower and he was ready to work with whoever won the presidency, but didn't want to be told how to live by Americans....
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The Latest: EU boosts naval mission in Mediterranean

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local):...
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Russian defence chief, Assad coordinate on 'anti-terrorist fight'

Damascus (AFP) - Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu met in Damascus on Saturday with President Bashar al-Assad to discuss anti-terrorist "cooperation" in Syria's conflict, a bone of contention between Moscow and Washington....
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Iran, Russia, Syria defense chiefs to meet in Tehran

Defense ministers from Iran, Russia and Syria are scheduled to meet in Tehran on Thursday to discuss the campaign against terrorism as well as the recent developments in the Middle East. ...
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Pentagon chief arrives in Singapore for security summit

Singapore (AFP) - US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter arrived in Singapore on Thursday ahead of a regional security summit likely to be dominated by China's continued military build up in the South China Sea....
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[US] State Department report: Iran is top state sponsor of terror

Other state sponsors of terror are Syria, Sudan...
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Germany triggers Turkish outcry with Armenian genocide vote

BERLIN/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey recalled its ambassador to Germany on Thursday in protest against a parliament resolution declaring the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman forces a genocide at a time when Europe is looking for Ankara's help in the migrant crisis....
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Lavrov: Russia Demands Turkey Withdraw Troops from Iraq

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russian demands that Turkey withdraw its troops from Iraq, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday adding that Turkish actions are completely unacceptable....
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EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Commission's president will visit Russia next month in what would be the most high-profile EU official to go to Russia since it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine in 2014....
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Finland risks 'serious crisis' with Russia if it joins NATO: study

Helsinki (AFP) - If Finland joined NATO it would provoke a "serious crisis" with neighbouring Russia, an expert report commissioned by the government warned on Friday....
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