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US Military Conducts 2 Counterterrorism Strikes Against Al-Qaeda in Yemen

Two counterterrorism strikes were carried out against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen, killing four of the terror group’s operatives, the US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a press release on Friday.

US Navy Begins Annual Military Exercise With South Korean Naval Forces

Three US Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers operated with approximately 10 Republic of Korea Navy ships for seven days off the coast of the ROK peninsula, according to the US Navy press release.

The Mystery of Michigan's Menominee Crack Deepens

In 2010, Michigan's Upper Peninsula recorded its first-ever earthquake when a large crack opened in the ground near the city of Menominee, according to a press release from Michigan Technological University. Now researchers finally know what caused the mysterious Menominee Crack. Sort of. Live Science reports the crack—360 feet...

My weekly dining adventures at Press, Bird Dog, Aaxte, Kokkari and more

I’m always excited to find a reason to travel to the Peninsula. Last week I went to Bird Dog in Palo Alto, a stylish new restaurant on Ramona Street. I also drove the other direction to St. Helena to check in on Press where chef Trevor Kunk is as good on the vegetable dishes as

Chinese Spy Ship Enters Japanese Peninsula

 A Chinese naval intelligence ship was spotted off Japan's Boso Peninsula in Chiba Prefecture, Jiji Press reported quoting the Defense Ministry.   The

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Zakharova Holds Weekly Press Briefing

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova may comment on the Russian operation in Syria, as well as a bomb explosion aboard the Kogalymavia A321 passenger plane that had crashed over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula during a weekly press briefing.

US Without Plans to Suspend Flights to Egypt

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said that the United States does not intend to stop flights to Egypt amid the investigation of the Russian Metrojet airliner crash on the Sinai Peninsula.

Air France to Resume Flights Over North Sinai on Foreign Ministry's Permit

Air France will resume flights over Egypt's Sinai peninsula once the French Foreign Ministry confirms that the safety situation is fit for civil aviation operations, an Air France press officer told Sputnik Monday.

Russian Airliner Broke Apart In Midair Prior To Crashing In Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

12 months agoNews : The Two-Way

The flight bound for St. Petersburg, Russia, from the Egyptian resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh "plummet abruptly from 31,000 feet just 23 minutes" after it took off, according to the Associated Press.

224 Killed After Russian Airliner Crashes in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula

12 months agoNews : NYMag: Intelligencer

Early Saturday, a Russian commercial airliner on route to Russia from Egypt crashed into the mountainous northern region of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. According to the Associated Press, the Egyptian government has announced that there were no survivors among the 217 passengers and seven crew members on board, after a military... More »

ISIL Claims Responsibility for Abduction of Hamas Militants in Sinai

An Islamic State offshoot, operating in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, claimed responsibility for the abduction of four members of the Palestinian Hamas group, the Khabar Press news portal reported Thursday, citing security officials.

Tom Cruise Promotes 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' After Box Office Win!

Tom Cruise waves to his fans at a press conference for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation held at the Peninsula Hotel Ballroom on Sunday (August 2) in Tokyo, Japan. The 53-year-old actor was joined at the event by the film’s screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation was a huge success in the opening [...]

How olive oil explains Greece’s problems

The hills of Kalamata, on the southern coast of Greece's Peloponnese peninsula, produce some of the best olives in the world. When pressed, they produce an oil that is almost fluorescent green and sometimes described as "liquid gold." But after much of that oil is pressed in Greek processing facilities, tanker trucks come to take it straight […]

Report: 50 Killed in Militant Attack on Egyptian Military Checkpoints

At least 50 Egyptian soldiers have been killed in a wave of coordinated attacks on army checkpoints by Islamic militants in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. An Islamic State affiliate in Egypt claimed responsibility...Show More Summary

Russian Missile Carriers Conduct Military Drill on Pacific Coast

Russian missile-carrying ships based on the Kamchatka Peninsula conducted a military drill in the Pacific Ocean, said Captain 1st rank Roman Martov, the director of the press service of the Far Eastern Military District.

Michigan DNR Considers Canceling U.P. Deer Season

Deer season in the Upper Peninsula, one of Michigan’s most cherished hunting traditions, could be canceled this year due to low deer numbers. According to the Detroit Free Press, recent severe winters have devastated the U.P. deer herd. Show More Summary

Second Shipment of S-400 Missile Systems Arrives in Kamchatka

According to Russian Pacific Fleet's press service, second of five deliveries of S-400 (SA-21 Growler) missile defense systems has arrived to Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula.

Russian Fighter Pilots Hold Air Combat Drills Over Kamchatka Peninsula

Russian Defense Ministry’s Eastern Military District’s press service said that Russian MiG-31 interceptor jet pilots have held air combat exercises over the Kamchatka Peninsula.

Arabian Sandstorm Makes Dubai Look Like Mars (PHOTOS)

An impressive sandstorm whipped across the Arabian Peninsula on Thursday, sending a sea of red-hued dust across the desert and towards the major economic hubs of the Persian Gulf. The storm’s strong winds were caused by a high pressure...Show More Summary

Claim: East coast ‘Monster hurricanes’ linked to previous warm periods, current data suggests otherwise

A new press release from AGU, suggests past data shows this to be true, but Dr. Philip Klotzbach suggests this graph of current data and notes: “Florida Peninsula and East Coast has seen a downturn in major hurricanes. Only 40% as many impacts the past 50 yrs.” Monster hurricanes reached US Northeast during prehistoric periods…

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