Oil drilling platform.

US energy envoy Hochstein calls investor hostility to shale drilling 'un-American' -FT

The oil industry's high profits this year have attracted the attention of US President Joe Biden, who has previously said that the oil sector makes "more money than God"


Israel, US to hold air drill simulating striking Iran nuclear program

The drill, one of the largest Israel Air Force drills in years, will include long-range flights such as those that Israeli pilots might need to make in order to reach Iran.

Iran holds drills on border with Azerbaijan

Iran is concerned that Azerbaijan plans to launch an attack on Armenia which could be damaging to Iranian exports.

Israel tests missile for defending maritime assets after Hezbollah threat

IAI's Gabriel 5 surface-to-surface missile can hit mobile and stationary targets, on land or at sea.

United Hatzalah, IDF hold joint drill simulating mass casualty incident

United Hatzalah respondents simulated rushing to the scene of a strike and treating injuries while the IDF's search and rescue, commando and paratrooper units simulated a mass casualty incident.

China drills improved Taiwan's combat abilities, president says

Speaking to air force personnel at the Hualien air base on Taiwan's east coast, Tsai said the situation around the Taiwan Strait remained tense and the threat had not gone away.


Israel, US hold large-scale missile defense drill amid Iran nuclear standoff

US and Israel have signed agreement that would see US come to assist Israel with missile defense in times of war.

Taiwan fires warning shots at Chinese drone near offshore island

The drone headed back to China after the shots were fired, the spokesperson said.


S.Korea, US begin largest military drills in years amid N.Korea backlash

The annual summertime exercises were renamed Ulchi Freedom Shield this year and are scheduled to end on Sept. 1.


Taiwanese foreign minister warns China preparing for invasion

Wu spoke as military tensions simmer after the scheduled end on Sunday of four days of the largest-ever Chinese exercises surrounding the island.

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