Day: January 22, 2018

Iranian Military Begins Exercises in Strategic Strait of Hormuz

Iranian Military Begins Exercises in Strategic Strait of Hormuz © AP Photo/ Ebrahim NorooziMiddle East23:38 22.01.2018Get short URL 0 0 0 The Iranian military kicked off their annual drills just off the Strait of Hormuz, the strategically and economically crucial waterway that separates the Persian Gulf from the Gulf of Oman. The long-awaited drill underscores […]

Windies confirm venues for ICC Women’s World T20

Antigua and Barbuda, Guyana and St Lucia have been confirmed as the venues for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20. The tournament, which takes places in November this year, will be hosted by defending champions Windies. The three venues were selected by Cricket West Indies through a bidding process and have now been approved by the […]

Henrikh Mkhitaryan says Arsenal move a ‘dream come true’

Arsenal unveil new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan at London Colney New Arsenal signing Henrik Mkhitaryan has described his move to the Emirates as a “dream come true”. The 29-year-old comes to the Gunners on a three-and-a-half year deal in a swap deal for Alexis Sanchez who moves in the opposite direction to Manchester United. The Armenia […]

Beijing’s Underwater Surveillance System Tracks Submarines Near Guam

Beijing’s Underwater Surveillance System Tracks Submarines Near Guam © REUTERS/ Major Jeff Landis,USMC (Ret.)/Naval Base Guam/Handout/File PhotoAsia & Pacific22:00 22.01.2018Get short URL 0 93 The Chinese Academy of Sciences recently disclosed that underwater acoustic sensors have been monitoring sea activity near Guam since 2016, the South China Morning Post reported Monday. “All great powers put […]

Electronic Warfare Planes Join China’s Navy as Military Modernization Continues

Electronic Warfare Planes Join China’s Navy as Military Modernization Continues © Xinhua (screenshot) Military & Intelligence23:23 22.01.2018(updated 23:24 22.01.2018) Get short URL 0 0 0 Years of heavy investment in military equipment and technology in China’s People’s Liberation Army have resulted in a new electronic warfare aircraft that will be deployed for projecting power in […]

Senate Democrats’ decision to reopen the government, explained

Senate Democrats relented in their filibuster of the government spending bill on Monday, paving the way for the federal government to reopen as soon as Tuesday. In agreeing to break the impasse after a three-day shutdown, Democrats are banking that they have successfully pigeonholed Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell into opening an immigration debate in […]