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Airman 1st Class Jaspreet Singh wears his newly approved US Air Force turban at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey in December 2019.

US Air Force updates dress code, approves hijabs, turbans

The update according to CNN “outlines a clear approval process for Sikhs and Muslims who want to serve while wearing their articles of faith.”
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani walks with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani during a welcome ceremony in Tehran on 12 January 2020 (Reuters)

Iran: We agree de-escalation ‘only solution’ to solve crisis with US

Iran signalled Sunday it favours a de-escalation after 10 days of heightened tensions with the United States during which both sides fired missiles and Tehran accidentally shot down a passenger aircraft.
The active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings conducted an F-35A Elephant Walk with 52 aircraft at Hill AFB.

US Air Force sends chilling message to Iran with huge display of jet fighter...

The US Air Force has sent a chilling message to Iran with huge display of jet fighter force as President Donald Trump deployed B-52s with their sights set on Tehran.
Thirteen people — 10 passengers and three crew members — were on board when a vintage Boeing B-17 crashed at the end of a runway, authorities said. Multiple people were killed and injured.

At least seven dead as World War II plane crashes

At least seven people were killed when a World War II bomber carrying 13 passengers and crew crashed at an airport in the northeastern US state of Connecticut Wednesday, local media reported.

Two Qatari military training planes collide, pilots eject safely

Two military training aircraft have collided in mid-air without causing any casualties in Qatar as both pilots ejected safely, according to the Gulf nation's defence ministry.
In an escalation of its conflict with Iran, the US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday.

Iran: US deploys F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar

In an escalation of its conflict with Iran, the US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday.
US President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial US government shutdown.

Donald Trump cancels US delegation’s Davos trip to World Economic Forum

US President Donald Trump has cancelled his delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week due to the partial US government shutdown.
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US returns Church bells taken from Philippines 117 years ago

After 117 years, the U.S. returned the three original church bells taken by American soldiers as war booty during the Philippine-American war in 1901.

Muhammadu Buhari: Boko Haram, ISWAP are now using drones

Islamic extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, the country's president says, opening a worrying new front in the region's nearly decade-long fight against Boko Haram and an offshoot linked to the Islamic State.

Death toll from Guatemala volcano eruption rises to 99

Explosions boomed from Guatemala's fearsome Fuego volcano Wednesday, unleashing fresh torrents of mud and ash down slopes, as the death toll from a previous eruption rose to at least 99.

Military plane crashes near airport in Georgia

A National Guard cargo plane has crashed near an airport in Savannah, Georgia, the US Air Force has said.

Israel pulls fighter jets from Alaska drill amid tensions with Iran

The Israel Air Force has decided to scale back its participation in the Red Flag exercise amid increasing tensions on Israel’s northern border.

House of Reps committee seeks US support to repatriate stolen funds

Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Nigeria-US Friendship Group/Inter-parliamentary Relations, Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma, has appealed to the United States government to assist Nigeria in the repatriation of stolen funds stashed in foreign countries by corrupt public officials.

US ready to work with Qatar to ‘deter’ external threats – officials

Senior US officials have said Washington was ready to 'deter and confront' external threats to Qatar's territorial integrity at a meeting between leading representatives from the two countries.

US, South Korea continue air combat exercises amid North Korea threats

The U.S. and South Korea went ahead with large-scale joint aerial drills on Monday, a move North Korea had said would push the Korean peninsula to “the brink of nuclear war”.

Donald Trump nuclear order could be refused – General John Hyten

If Donald Tump ordered a nuclear strike that was not legal, the top US nuclear commander says he would not carry it out.

Donald Trump rejects stricter gun laws after Texas church shooting

President Donald Trump says there is no reason to amend firearms legislation in the United States following the mass shooting at a Texas church over the weekend.

US sends supersonic bombers over South Korea

US bombers overflew the Korean peninsula Thursday as part of an exercise with Japanese and South Korean warplanes, the US Air Force said, days before President Donald Trump arrives in the region for a trip set to be dominated by the nuclear-armed North.

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