UK drone attacks Islamic State group extremists

Britain's defense ministry says a Royal Air Forces drone has for the first time been used to attack Islamic State group extremists in Iraq.

Jordan airlifts aid to Iraq`s Anbar province

Jordan has flown humanitarian aid to Iraq`s western Anbar province, where jihadists from the Islamic State group have seized ground and sown fear among the population, the royal court said Monday.

Britain to re-deploy drones from Afghanistan to Iraq

 Britain will shortly begin re-deploying its unmanned armed drones from Afghanistan to counter Islamic State jihadists in Iraq, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond told parliament on Wednesday.

Two more British jets to join in IS strikes: David Cameron

Britain will send two more fighter jets to join in strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq, bringing the total to eight, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on Thursday.

British RAF jets carry out first strikes against Islamic State in Iraq
British RAF jets carry out first strikes against Islamic State in Iraq

Two Tornado jets from British Royal Air Force took off on Tuesday to carry out first bombings on Islamic State targets in Iraq where they were tasked to rescue Kurdish peshmerga fighters under ISIS attack.

Britain carries out first air strikes against IS in Iraq

British fighter jets on Tuesday bombed an artillery post and an armed truck used by the Islamic State group in Iraq in the Royal Air Force`s first strikes in the US-led air campaign.

US-led warplanes hit Islamic State targets in Syria; Qaeda-linked outfit cries revenge
US-led warplanes hit Islamic State targets in Syria; Qaeda-linked outfit cries revenge

The US warplanes along with that of its allies from the anti-Islamic State coalition continued hitting the extremist targets in Syria on Saturday, the US Central Command informed.

Two `historic` RAF jets sold to private buyers

A 1976 Hawker Siddeley Harrier GR3 jump-jet has been bought by a man from Essex for 105,800 pounds.

New tell-all book reveals how RAF shot down UFO in `47

Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots shot down a UFO that was threatening Britain and Whitehall covered it up, according to a new book `The Berwyn Mountains Incident Revealed`, penned by Sven Sven Lumley.

Five troops killed in UK helicopter crash in Afghanistan

Five troops were killed today in a British military helicopter crash in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence in London said, with the cause of the incident under investigation.

British airmen mark 70 years since `Great Escape`

Fifty British airmen on Tuesday began a long trek in Poland marking 70 years since an audacious World War II breakout by Allied prisoners of war immortalised in the film "The Great Escape".

Man charged in Britain over North Sea ferry fire

A man was charged on Monday with causing a fire onboard a ferry carrying more than 1,000 people from Newcastle to Amsterdam, British police said.

Seven people airlifted from fire-hit North Sea ferry

A fire has broken out on a ferry in the North Sea, causing seven people to be airlifted to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation, British coastguard officials said.

Seven people airlifted from fire-hit North Sea ferry

A fire has broken out on a ferry in the North Sea, causing seven people to be airlifted to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation, British coastguard officials said.

Prince William arrives by Kate`s side for baby`s due date

Prince William left his Royal Air Force base to head for London and be by wife Kate`s side as the due date for the royal baby arrived on Saturday.

UK admits flying US drones during Libyan conflict

The UK`s Ministry of Defence said it believed RAF had only flown American drones over Libya, and had not done so in Afghanistan or Pakistan.

Olympics: War-like security cordon in London

Military equipment is being deployed to ensure security for the Olympics, setting aside opposition from some residents and preparing for what is officially called a "terrorist threat environment".

Prince William, now a captain in Royal Air Force

The Prince completed two days of ground and air-based tests to achieve the qualification, following his two years of flying experience in the helicopter.

UK’s ex Royal Air Force airbase sold for £1

The former Royal Air Force (RAF) airbase at Machrihanish on Kintyre Peninsula has been sold for a pound.

`UK military personnel abused by their own people`

As per a survey of 9,000 serving military personnel, 21 percent said they suffered insults from a shouting public, when in uniform.