Posts Tagged ‘Russia’

A Russian military delegation is inspecting airfields before Moscow sends 10 MiG-29 fighter jets to bolster Lebanon‘s almost non-existent air force, a challenge to U.S. efforts to build up the Mediterranean country’s state institutions to counter Hezbollah. Under a deal announced in December by Lebanese Defense Minister Elias Murr during a visit to Moscow, Russia […]

From the lack of local blogs mentioning this, I’d like to share some not well circulated news concerning the Middle East with the circle. Recently news have been pouring concerning the Middle East pointing to a big change in policy for Israel and it’s increasingly uncomfortable position, what no one expected was,  secret talks with […]

Russia is to deliver 10 MiG-29 fighter jets as a gift for the Lebanese military. “Russia’s defence ministry has decided to deliver to Lebanon, as part of defence cooperation, 10 MiG-29 fighter jets from our existing contingent,” the Interfax news agency quoted Mikhail Dmitriyev as saying. The fighter jets would be modernized before delivery and […]