Showing posts with label helicopter. Show all posts
Showing posts with label helicopter. Show all posts

Friday, March 16, 2018

US helicopter crashes in western Iraq, killing all on board

Iraqi western province of al-Anbar
A United States helicopter crashed in western Iraq, near the border with Syria, killing all people on board, Iraqi and American military sources announced on Friday.

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Greek gov't appeals committee ruling to grant asylum to Turkish soldier

eight Turkish servicemen who had fled to Greece
Greek government announced on Saturday that it filed an appeal against a ruling issued by an independent administrative committee to grant asylum to one of the eight Turkish servicemen who had fled to Greece after the failed coup attempt in Turkey in 2016.

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Monday, December 19, 2016

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Russian Mi-8, carrying humanitarian cargo, under fire from a portable air-defense system in Syria

Russia’s Mil Mi-8 helicopter carrying humanitarian cargo got under fire on Saturday morning in Syria’s Hama, no victims have been reported, the Russian reconciliation center told reporters.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Syria's TerrorRebels: Swap offer for bodies of Russian air crew

A group in Syria has reportedly demanded the release of prisoners held in Syrian and Lebanese jails in exchange for the bodies of five people who were shot down in a Russian military helicopter last week.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Kremlin rejects report on alleged gas use in area of attack on Russian helicopter in Syria

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has slammed as a false information release the media reports that toxic gas was allegedly dispersed in the area where a Russian helicopter was earlier shot down in Syria.

Monday, August 1, 2016

Russia’s Mi-8 was shot down over Jabhat al-Nusra-controlled area — General Staff

Russia’s military transport helicopter Mi-8 was shot down in Syria on Monday over an area under the control of the terrorist group Jabhat al-Nusra (outlawed in Russia) and related groups of the so-called "moderate opposition," the chief of the General Staff’s main operations department, Sergey Rudskoi, said on Monday.

Five killed as Russian military chopper shot down near Syria's Aleppo

Five Russian military personnel were believed to have been killed Monday after their Mi-8 transport helicopter was downed over the Syrian province of Idlib, the Kremlin said.

Monday, July 18, 2016

Istanbul Police was ordered to shoot down helicopters over the city

 Unconfirmed media reports claimed that unidentified helicopters have been spotted over the city, two days after rebel aircraft were used in a military coup attempt to attack police and government buildings in Ankara.

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

7 killed in helicopter crash in northern Turkey

Seven people were killed and eight others were wounded on Tuesday when a military helicopter crashed in northern Turky, Turkish General Staff said.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Russia denies media claims that Russian helicopters were shot down in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry refuted on Tuesday claims made by media outlets that claimed Russian helicopters participating in the war against terrorism in Syria were shot down.

Stratfor: the ISIS destroyed four Russian attack helicopters

Stratfor: the ISIS destroyed four Russian attack helicopters
American analytical center Stratfor says that during the last offensive of the militants groups «Islamic state», the purpose of which was surrounded by the Palmyra group, the jihadists have caused considerable damage located in the province of HOMS air force base Tias.

Friday, May 13, 2016

14 Killed in Clashes, Helicopter Crash in Southeast Turkey

Eight Turkish soldiers and six members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) were killed Friday in clashes in the largely Kurdish region of southeast Turkey, a Turkish military statement said.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Terrorist threats: Lebanese Army to Receive Boost from Russia

Russia's Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has expressed readiness to provide military aid to Lebanon to help it confront terrorist threats, Naharnet quoted al-Joumhouria daily as reporting on Thursday.

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