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Defense minister warns Greece not to test Turkey's patience

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Greece should refrain from testing Turkey’s patience with provocations, including with a threat to extend its territorial waters in the Aegean, Turkey’s defense minister warned o...

US Air Force secretary says new planes must intimidate China

(TAIPEI) Taiwan News — U.S. Air Force leaders have said the service branch's old school models must be swapped out quickly for new platforms that intimidate the country’s up and coming...

Turkey, Spain discuss sale of aircraft carrier, submarine

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that his country hopes to increase defense cooperation with NATO ally Spain through the purchase of a second aircraft carrie...

Japan mulls next generation stealth fighter program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major Hosomi Akinori vanished on a cool evening in April 2019 while flying one of the world’s deadliest aircraft — the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter. There was...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's fiction in his goodbye to Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his final remarks as president, Donald Trump tried to take credit for accomplishments of his predecessor and even those to come under President Joe Biden. Falseh...

Turkish leader defiant on Russian system but wants US jets

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president has criticized the United States for kicking his country out of the F-35 fighter jet program after Ankara purchased a Russian missile defense system, a move that als...

Turkey's defense minister reaffirms Russian S-400 plans

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense minister has reaffirmed the country’s plans to use a Russian-made missile defense system it purchased despite continued objections from the United States. ...

Erdogan confirms Russian S-400 tests despite US obejections

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president on Friday confirmed the country tested its Russian-made S-400 missile defense system, despite objections from the United States. President Recep Ta...

Reports: Turkey tests Russian-made S-400 defense system

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — NATO-member Turkey has tested its Russian-made advanced air defense missile system, Turkish media reports said Friday, raising the specter of a new standoff with the United State...

Trump's talk of secret new weapon fits a pattern of puzzles

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expanding his arsenal of spectacular, but hard to explain, claims about U.S. military might. First, there were invisible airplanes. Then, ...

Head of Israel's biggest bank expects deals soon with UAE

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israel’s biggest bank expects to strike deals soon with major lenders in the United Arab Emirates for the first time, its CEO said after meeting top Emirati business...

UAE's warm welcome to Israelis reflects changing region

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In less than 24 hours on the ground, Israel’s first-of-its-kind delegation to the United Arab Emirates received a royal welcome that would have been nearly unthi...

Iran's supreme leader denounces UAE's recognition of Israel

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader has called the United Arab Emirates’ recognition of Israel “treason that will not last for long," the state media in Iran reported on Tuesday. ...

Israeli, US delegations depart to UAE in 1st direct flight

BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel (AP) — A Star of David-adorned El Al plane took off Monday from Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport, carrying a high-ranking American and Israeli delegation to Abu Dhabi in the firs...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts record; BLM falsely accused

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed accomplishments he didn't earn on the pandemic, energy and veterans at a Republican convention finale that also heard Black Lives Matter baselessly acc...