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  • Russia Sends Warships To Syria

    Russia despatched a flotilla of warships to its naval base in the Syrian port of Tartus on Tuesday in an apparent show of support for President Bashar al-Assad. Two destroyers and three amphibious landing vessels carrying marines set sail from Russian bases in the Arctic and the Black Sea, according...
  • UK Preparing MORE Warships To Send Into Gulf As ‘Clear Signal’ To Iran

    Britain could send military reinforcements to the Gulf in the escalating confrontation with Iran, the Defence Secretary said yesterday as the Tehran regime declared it would "defend the nation" against the threat posed by an EU oil embargo....
  • Russian Warships Off Syria As US Carriers Near Iran

    Big power gunboat diplomacy is in full spate in the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf. Washington is underscoring its military option against Iran's nuclear program, while Russia is demonstrating its resolve to prevent NATO attacking Syria after Libya and defending Bashar Assad's regime. Monday, Nov. 21,...
  • Iran Ups the Ante, Sending 15th Fleet to Challenge Israel in the Red Sea

    Iran is planning to send its 15th fleet, comprised of a submarine and a warship, to the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, semi-official news agency Press TV quoted Iranian naval commander Admiral Habibollah Sayyari as saying on Tuesday. ...
  • Game On! Israel Sends 2 Warships to Egyptian Border

    The Israeli military said Monday that it has sent two additional warships to the Red Sea border with Egypt following warnings that militants are planning another attack on southern Israel from Egyptian soil. Monday saw IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen Benny Gantz order the deployment across the entire southern...
  • Russia Rearming, Building Brand New Armed Forces

    Just as the New Start treaty between the U.S. and Russia has gone into effect, Russian Armed Forces are moving ahead with an ambitious rearmament program, designed to modernize their equipment and make them much less reliant upon their nuclear arsenal. They are investing $650 billion to purchase modern...