Chinese air force lands bombers for training drill on South China Sea island 

China’s air force has landed bombers on islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of a training exercise in the disputed region, it said in a statement. “A division of the People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) recently organized multiple bombers such as the H-6K to conduct take-off and landing training on… Read More Chinese air force lands bombers for training drill on South China Sea island 

Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr wins parliamentary elections in Iraq

A political bloc led by populist Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, a long-time adversary of the United States who also opposes Iranian influence in Iraq, has won the country’s parliamentary election, the electoral commission said on Saturday. Sadr himself cannot become prime minister because he did not run in the election, though his bloc’s victory puts… Read More Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr wins parliamentary elections in Iraq