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Erdogan: 'Turkey Turns to Other Options if US Refuses to Sell F-35'

Erdogan: 'Turkey Turns to Other Options if US Refuses to Sell F-35'

If the US refuses to sell F-35 fighter jets, then Turkey turns to other options, said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Friday.

Seattle plane stolen by airport worker found destroyed

Seattle plane stolen by airport worker found destroyed

Authorities ruled out any link to terror, and determined Richard Russell had flown alone.

FBI seeks motive after US airline worker steals, crashes plane

FBI seeks motive after US airline worker steals, crashes plane

A Horizon Air ground service agent got into a Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft on Friday night in a maintenance area at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and took off.

Defence minister opens F-15 production line for Qatar

Defence minister opens F-15 production line for Qatar

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs visits the Boeing Company plant in Missouri.

France marks Bastille Day with major military parade

France marks Bastille Day with major military parade

Thousands of people, many of them tourists, thronged the Champs Elysées avenue to watch the march past involving 4,290 soldiers, 220 vehicles, 250 horses, 64 jets and 30 helicopters.

US jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

US jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast

The long-range Tupolev Tu-95 bombers were "intercepted and visually identified" on Friday morning by a pair of F-22 Raptors as the Russian aircraft flew just north of Alaska's Aleutian islands.

India opens contest to supply more than 100 fighter jets

India opens contest to supply more than 100 fighter jets

India is seeking to buy around 110 fighter jets, the air force said in a request for information issued on Friday, marking the first step toward a long-delayed deal that could be worth more than $15 billion.

Flight escorted safely back to Singapore after bomb threat

Flight escorted safely back to Singapore after bomb threat

The passenger suspected of making the threat and two travel companions were assisting police investigations, police said. All passengers and crew on Scoot Flight TR632 disembarked safely.

Experts doubt Emirati claim Qatar intercepted aircraft

Experts doubt Emirati claim Qatar intercepted aircraft

Qatar strongly rejected the claims, describing them as a "systematic attack" by the UAE to draw attention away from its own violations of Qatari airspace.

Qatar to buy seven navy vessels from Italy for €5bn

Qatar to buy seven navy vessels from Italy for €5bn

Qatar on Wednesday announced the conclusion of a €5bn deal with Italy to buy seven Italian naval vessels within the framework of military co-operation between the two countries.

US military jets escort Hawaii flight after fracas

US military jets escort Hawaii flight after fracas

The US military on Friday scrambled two Air Force fighter jets to escort an American Airlines flight into Honolulu International Airport after a disturbance involving a Turkish passenger aboard the plane was reported.

'Disruptive passenger' causes PIA plane diversion

'Disruptive passenger' causes PIA plane diversion

A passenger aircraft which was intercepted and escorted by fighter jets to Stansted airport northeast of London was diverted because of reports of a disruptive passenger, British police said on Tuesday.