Tag: US President

Syrian Sha’irat Airbase Heavily Damaged After US Strike

Reading Time: 1 minute The Ash Sha’irat military airfield near Homs in Syria has been destroyed and its aircraft damaged in US missile strikes, the airfield staffer told. Syrian television reports that flames continue to engulf the airfield following the attack. “All aircraft located there have been damaged, you can say it is completely destroyed,” the staffer said. The […]

Trump Includes US Airports In $1 Trillion Infrastructure Push

Reading Time: 1 minute US President Donald Trump has called on Congress to invest $1 trillion in US infrastructure, including US airports, which he has previously described as the “bottom of the rung” internationally. “Crumbling infrastructure will be replaced with new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railways gleaming across our beautiful land,” Trump said in a Feb. 28 address […]

Irony in The Sky: Drones Banned in London Airspace During Obama Visit

Reading Time: 1 minute US President Barack Obama is renowned for his extensive use of military drones in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere – but the unmanned planes will be banned in London and Windsor airspace during his official visit on Thursday. The ban comes after a civilian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) hit a passenger plane at […]