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US Air Force flies B-1 Lancer bombers over East Siberian Sea


BERLIN — The U.S. Air Force flew three B-1 heavy bombers over the East Siberian Sea, north of Russia’s far east, as part of a series of recent maneuvers that the military said Friday are meant to demonstrate American capabilities and ability to support allies, but which a top Russian commander blasted as “hostile and […]

CENTCOM: F-15 flies near Iranian airliner over Syria; Iran objects


An American F-15 fighter jet flew about 1,000 meters from an Iranian passenger airliner over Syria, while conducting what it called a “standard visual inspection” of the aircraft, officials from U.S. Central Command said. Reports began to spread on social media about the encounter with the Mahan Air airplane earlier on Thursday, as did videos […]

US Air Force C-17 flies Kuwait emir, 91, to Minnesota after surgery at home


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruling emir landed on Thursday in the United States after being flown across the world in a U.S. Air Force C-17 flying hospital, and just days after undergoing an unspecified surgery at home. The dramatic airlift reflected the close ties between the two nations but also raised concerns […]