B-1B Lancer

B-1B Lancer
Low pass



AC-130 Gunship

A-10 Thunderbolt II

A-10 Thunderbolt II

A long, long time in the air

F-15E Strike Eagle

F-15E Strike Eagle

F-15E Strike Eagle provides armed overwatch

Gaddafi tells West to stay out of Libya

While Gaddafi addressed loyalists in Tripoli, people in rebel-held Benghazi threw shoes at his televised image.

Yemen president fires cabinet

At least 52 people were killed in a bloody crackdown on protesters on Friday.

America's Saudi air war

Controversy has built around a proposal to bring dozens of Saudi pilots to an Idaho training facility to learn how to pilot F-15E Strike Eagles, 84 of which Saudi Arabia is purchasing in a new arms deal.

Japan death toll likely to top 18,000

Japan's prime minister has described the March 11 quake and tsunami as the worst crisis since World War II.

The drawbacks of intervention in Libya

The no-fly zone could involve on Libyan runways, radars, and anti-aircraft artillery installations carrying the potential for significant collateral damage against civilians and civilian infrastructure.

Strikes on Libya - a military perspective

International forces, with Arab League approval, launched airstrikes on Libya on Saturday.

Obama woos Brazil while Libya air assault unfolds

President Barack Obama praised Brazil's rise as an emerging power on Sunday, calling the South American country an equal partner of the United States as he pressed on with a trip overshadowed by a U.S. and European air assault on Muammar Gaddafi's forces in Libya.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff toast during lunch in Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia March 19, 2011. Obama is on the first leg of a three-country tour of Latin America.

Western powers strike Libya for second night

Western powers launched a second wave of air strikes on Libya early on Monday after halting the advance of Muammar Gaddafi's forces on Benghazi and targeting air defences to let their planes patrol the skies.
One of three Air Force Global Strike Command B-2 Spirit bombers returns to home base at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri, March 20, 2011 after striking targets in support of the international response which is enforcing a no-fly zone over Libya.

Injured man in bus crash killed while rescuing passengers


In a tragic sequence of events, an injured bus crash victim who was helping other passengers was himself killed when a container lorry smashed into the stalled vehicle.
Sahad @ Shariff Md Din was earlier travelling with his family and other passengers when the bus they were in crashed into a lorry.

US hits Libya air defences


Hours after US and British ships pounded Libya with precision missiles, American officials are eager to confirm that the damage was extensive enough to allow air patrols to protect civilians being targeted by embattled strongman Muammar Gaddafi.

British forces strike against Libya air defences

British forces yesterday took part in a “co-ordinated strike against Libyan air defence systems”, the country’s military said.“I can confirm that British armed forces have participated in another co-ordinated strike against Libyan air defence systems,” Chief of Defence Staff’s Strategic Communications Officer Major General John Lorimer said in a defence ministry (MoD) statement.

British Muslim, a Miss Universe contestant, receives death threats

A 24-year-old British Muslim woman, who entered the qualifying rounds of the Miss Universe contest, has reportedly received death threats on charges of denigrating Islam, a media report said on yesterday.Shanna Bukhari, a Pakistani-origin woman, wanted to be the first Muslim to represent the United Kingdom in a global beauty pageant but has been subjected to a flood of online hate messages, reports the Press Trust of India (PTI), quoting the Guardian.

Coalition strike hits Gaddafi's control centre


An airstrike against an administrative building in a compound including Moamer Kadhafi’s residence in Tripoli destroyed the Libyan leader’s “command and control capability,” a coalition official told AFP yesterday.
“The coalition is actively enforcing UNSCR (UN Security Council Resolution) 1973, and that in keeping with that mission, we continue to strike those targets which pose a direct threat to the Libyan people and to our ability to implement the no-fly zone,” the official added.