UN arms embargoes on Iran expire despite US objections

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A decade-long U.N. arms embargo on Iran that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons like tanks and fighter jets expired Sunday as planned under its nuclear deal with world power...

Taiwanese F-16s outflank Chinese Su-30 over Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Local media on Wednesday (Oct. 15) reported that Taiwanese F-16 fighter jets outmaneuvered a Chinese Sukhoi-30 (Su-30) fighter jet over the Taiwan Strait and drove it out ...

Chinese warplanes violated Taiwan's ADIZ 40 times in 2 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese warplanes have intruded into Taiwan's Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) about 40 times over the past two days, threatening regional peace and endangering ...

Mutiple Chinese jet fighters violate Taiwan ADIZ for second day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced on Thursday (Sept. 10) that multiple People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) aircraft penetrated Taiwan...

Multiple Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's ADIZ during missile test

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the Taiwanese military was engaging in a live-fire exercise involving its arsenal of long-range missiles early on Wednesday (Sept. 9), several People's Liberatio...

US revises UN resolution to extend UN arms embargo on Iran

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Tuesday circulated a revised resolution that would extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran indefinitely, seeking to gain more support in the 15-member Security Co...

AP Interview: US envoy calls for Iran arms embargo renewal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An expiring United Nations weapons embargo on Iran must remain in place to prevent it from “becoming the arms dealer of choice for rogue regimes and terrorist organi...

Chinese bomber, fighter breach Taiwan's ADIZ

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese bomber and fighter jet approached Taiwan's airspace on Monday (June 22), marking the 8th time People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) warplanes have m...

7th Chinese fighter sighted near Taiwan could be from new deployment in SCS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the seventh time in less than two weeks, a Chinese fighter jet approached Taiwan's airspace on Sunday (June 21) in what could be part of a new deployment in the So...

Chinese fighter jet menaces Taiwan for 6th time in 10 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese fighter jet approached Taiwan's airspace at noon on Friday (June 19), according to the Ministry of National Defense's Air Force Command Headquarters, the...

Chinese warplanes enter Taiwan's ADIZ for 4th time in 2 weeks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese J-10 fighter jet and a Shaanxi Y-8 military transport plane had to be chased out of Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the fourth incident of...

Beijing warns US Navy flight over Taiwan was 'extremely dangerous'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly a week after a U.S. Navy C-40a was spotted flying directly over Taiwan, China's Ministry of National Defense warned that it was "extremely dangerous" ...

Russia, NATO conduct parallel wargames over Baltic Sea

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian combat jets have flown training missions over the Baltic Sea in parallel with NATO’s drills in the region, the military said Thursday. Russia’s Baltic Fleet sa...

China's fighter jets buzz Taiwan's ADIZ after US C-40 reportedly flies over island nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several Chinese fighter jets flew over Taiwan's airspace on Tuesday (June 9) following reports of a U.S. Navy transport jet seen flying directly over Taiwan. The Mi...

Russian defense minister hails military ties with Armenia

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's defense minister is visiting Armenia for talks about military cooperation between the ex-Soviet allies. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu hailed Armenia, which ho...