Fighting in Aleppo shuts down city's airport as Syria's vicious civil war shows no sign of slowing in 2013Rebel forces targeting airports in attempt to curb President Assad's air forceUse of air strikes one of military's key advantages over opposition forcesCivil war has raged for 21 months with a death toll of 40,000 people /12/31/article-2255103-169039ED000005DC-240_634x429.jpg” width=”634″ height=”429″ alt=”Fatal: Fighting in Aleppo has intensified with rebel forces specifically targeting air bases. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said fighting led to closure of Aleppo International Airport on Monday ” class=”blkBorder” /> Fatal: Fighting in Aleppo has intensified with rebel forces specifically targeting air bases.
Iraqi builds a HELICOPTER to protect his country’s borders (but will it really fly) | UPDATED: 23:32 GMT, 2 December 2012 An Iraqi man is putting his money where his mouth is when it comes to border security — and has spent almost 30 million Iraqi dinars, or 15,000, building his own helicopter. Hatim Kadim Salman, 59, is building the flying machine in Muqdadiyah, a city of 300,00 located 60 miles north of Baghdad in Iraq. He has called the machine Diyala 1, after its home province