Airstrike at Baghdad airport killed Iran’s most revered military leader, Qasem Soleimani

A U.S. airstrike killed Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad late Thursday, the Pentagon said, a dramatic escalation of tensions between the two countries that could lead to widespread violence in the region and beyond. Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said the Pentagon had taken “decisive defensive action” against Soleimani, the revered military…

BREAKING 13 French soldiers killed in helicopters collision during operation in Mali

Thirteen French soldiers have been killed in Mali helicopter accident during anti-terror operation, says French presidency. The accident took place Monday night during operation in Mali when two helicopter collided midair. UPDATE Helicopter involved: Tigre and Cougar. These soldiers of Operation Barkhane belonged to the Army. There were six officers, six NCOs, and one corporal.

South Korea scrambled fighter jets on Tuesday to warn Russian warplanes it said had entered its air space identification zone

Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said six Russian military aircraft had repeatedly entered the Korea Air Defence Identification Zone (KADIZ) over a six-hour period. An ADIZ, unlike a nation’s airspace, is where countries may demand that foreign aircraft take special steps to identify themselves. Russia’s defense ministry denied its bombers, which were accompanied by…