Posts Tagged ‘airspace’

IDF: Lebanese drone briefly entered Israeli airspace

A drone briefly entered Israeli airspace from Lebanon on Friday afternoon, the military said. The Israel Defense Forces said the unmanned aerial vehicle later flew back to Lebanese territory. It was not immediately clear for how long the drone was over Israeli territory or to whom the aircraft belonged. Get The Times of Israel’s Daily […]

Pakistan denies Indian president permission to enter airspace

Prime Minister Imran Khan approved the move in light of India’s treatment of people in occupied Kashmir, Qureshi told Pakistani media, adding that the state’s concerns about Kashmir would be raised with the UN’s Human Rights Council. India’s President Ram Nath Kovind is due to travel to Iceland, Switzerland and Slovenia next week as part […]

Downing of US drone shows Iran’s thorough monitoring of its airspace

He pointed to the high capability of Iran’s air defense system in downing of US intruding drone and added, “this move showed that how country’s sky is being monitored accurately and sensitively.” Regarding the current status of Iran in terms of air defense in the region and world, Sayyari said, “Islamic Republic of Iran has […]

Iraq Closes Airspace Even To US Coalition Flights After Suspected Israeli Raid

In what is a severely under reported but perhaps the most alarming development out of the Middle East this week, Iraq’s government has said it’s ready to down any aircraft violating its airspace amid a blanket ban on ‘unauthorized’ flights not specifically approved by the prime minister’s office. Military Times reported the day […]

Reopening of Pakistan’s Airspace: A Bad Omen for India? Implications for Iran and Afghanistan

The reopening of Pakistani airspace to civil aviation was timed to coincide with PM Khan’s upcoming trip to the US, which is an extremely bad omen for India because it suggests that the resumption of its Afghan air corridor across Pakistani territory might be compensation for the US lifting its sanctions waiver on Chabahar in […]

Airlines no longer avoiding Iran airspace despite US ban: Official

Iran’s top aviation official says that major international airlines have been returning to skies south of the country after a brief hiatus caused by an Iran-US military escalation in the region. Siavosh Amir Mokri, who heads Iran Airports and Air Navigation Company, said on Thursday that the number of flights using Iranian-controlled skies above […]

IRGC Airspace forces honored for downing US spy drone

MNA – The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) on Thursday honored the force’s Aerospace personnel who shut down an advanced US spy drone last month after it violated the Iranian airspace. In a ceremony held in the southern city of Bandar Abbas with the attendance of senior IRGC commanders and a number of visiting parliamentarians, […]

Israel’s Latest Attack on Syria Launched From Lebanese Airspace, Killed Civilians

Israeli warplanes carried out more attacks on Syria early Monday morning, using Lebanese airspace once again, and targeting alleged Syrian and Iranian-backed military positions in Homs and southwest of Damascus in the town of Sahnaya. Multiple media outlets, inside and outside Syria, are reporting at least over a dozen civilians killed and many more wounded. […]

If Russia really did disrupt GPS in Israeli airspace, Tel Aviv’s reign of terror is effectively over.

  A Russian plane at Khmeimim Air Base in Syria, 2015.Reuters   Russia Responsible for GPS Disruptions in Israeli Airspace, Security Officials Believe Israel believes the disruptions are part of Moscow’s attempts to protect its planes in northwest Syria ■ Russian ambassador calls reports ‘fake news’ Yaniv Kubovich  |  HAARETZ Russia is responsible for the […]

Airlines reroute flights to avoid Iranian airspace in the Gulf, following US FAA guidance

   European carriers British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa and others have rerouted their flights to avoid Iranian airspace. The FAA had banned US civilian aircraft from parts of the Gulf, after an American drone was downed by Tehran. The UK’s flagship airline, British Airways, announced that it will adhere to the guidance issued by the US […]

Neocons Using Provocative Encroachments on Iranian Airspace to Push Into Trump an Illegal Attack for Israel

  File photo © REUTERS / Leonhard Foeger   ‘Iran made a very big mistake!’ – Trump tweet after US drone shot down Amid disputes over the authenticity of reports that Iran shot down a US drone, US President Donald Trump tweeted early Thursday with a clear message: “Iran made a very big mistake!” […]

Iran Downs Hostile US Spy Drone in Its Airspace

On Thursday, Iran’s official Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) said “the IRGC air force shot down an American spy drone, identified as RQ-4 Global Hawk, that had violated Iranian airspace in the Kuh Mubarak region located at Hormozgan province, south of the country, the IRGC’s public relations department said in a statement.” The IRGC said […]

India PM Modi’s flight to summit will detour around Pakistani airspace, despite Islamabad’s consent

While Pakistan had already approved “in principle” a shorter flight path for the official plane to pass over its territory, India withdrew its request on Wednesday, announcing that it had decided to go with its plan B. “The Government of India had explored two options for the route to be taken by the VVIP Aircraft […]

Israeli military shoots down Syrian plane This is wrong airspace above Golan Heights, legally a part of Syria

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Dutch FM ‘can’t rule out’ Kiev’s liability in downing of MH17 as it didn’t close airspace

Blok said that although there was no “hard legal ground” to hold Ukraine responsible for the tragedy, he could not “rule out anything.” The question as to why Ukraine was not held responsible was raised at the lower house by several parties, including the Party for Freedom (PVV), Dutch Socialist Party, Forum for Democracy, and […]

Here’s Why The Claim That Two Israeli F-35 Stealth Jets Entered Iranian Airspace Does Not Make Any Sense

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,889 other followers Source Article from Related Posts Russia Launches Production Of Su-57 Stealth Fighter Jet A new report from TASS News shows that Sukhoi Aircraft Company, part of Russia’s United Iran unveils homebuilt air defense […]

50k+ passengers affected by Bali airport closure over volcanic ash in airspace (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

As many as 100,000 people should evacuate expanded danger zone around Bali volcano, the Indonesian disaster agency said on Monday. An estimated 59,000 passengers were affected after Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport canceled 445 flights (196 international and 249 domestic) on early Monday morning after the alert level for Mount Agung volcano was raised to […]

DM: Closing Iran’s airspace message to officials in Iraqi Kurdistan Region

FNA- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami underlined that sealing his country’s airspace to the Iraqi Kurdistan region was just a message to the Kurdish officials for their insistence on holding the independence referendum. “The Islamic Republic of Iran is opposed to any move which leads to a change in the geographical borders and […]

Iran closes airspace to Iraq’s Kurdistan region at Baghdad’s request

Tasnim – Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) announced that the country has closed its airspace to all aircraft operating flights to and from Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan Region at the request of the Arab country’s central government. SNSC Spokesman Keivan Khosravi said on Sunday that all Iranian flights departing for airports in Sulaymaniyah and Erbil […]

Chinese warplanes graze Taiwan’s airspace, yet again

nsnbc : Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND), on Monday, stressed that Chinese bombers grazed the southern fringe of Taiwan’s airspace during a long-distance […]

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