Troops

Libyan Parliament hails Egypt’s ‘courageous stance’ to thwart Turkish colonial ambitions

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 11:22 GMT

The Libyan House of Representatives hailed the decision made Monday by the Egyptian Parliament to approve sending troops to Libya, describing it as a “courageous stance.”

Taking advantage of NATO: Turkey develops arms to disintegrate Arab states

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 05:26 GMT

Turkey easily acquired defense technology from fellow NATO members and their allies.

Denmark pulls majority of its troops out of Iraq

Thu, 09 Jan 2020 - 11:04 GMT

However, around 30 to 40 Danish soldiers will remain in Iraq, she added.

Germany to cut troop numbers in Iraq after Soleimani killing

Tue, 07 Jan 2020 - 10:05 GMT

Slovakia meanwhile said it had temporarily relocated its seven soldiers from Iraq, who are part of a NATO training mission, as tensions in the region rise.

Turkish Parliament votes for sending troops to Libya

Thu, 02 Jan 2020 - 02:59 GMT

Turkey’s Parliament voted on Wednesday for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s proposal to send Turkish troops to Libya, which is expected to deepen the Libyan crisis and mount tensions in the Middle East and North Africa.

After U.S. withdrawal, expert warns of ethnic cleansing

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 - 03:11 GMT

Turkey does not accept the current borders agreed upon in the Treaty of Lausanne, the expert explains

US army withdraws from military base in Syrian city of Hasakah

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 09:29 GMT

The US military withdrew from its base in the city of Hasakah in Syria, the first base to be evacuated by US forces since US President Donald Trump’s announcement of troops withdrawing from Syria.

Venezuela adds troops near Colombian border after 3 soldiers killed

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 - 01:00 GMT

Venezuela has reinforced its border with Colombia with more troops after three Venezuelan soldiers died in an attack by an armed group over the weekend.

Trump says troops will not fire on migrant caravan

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 - 10:10 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that illegal immigrants who throw rocks at the military would be arrested, but not fired upon by troops.

Trump says U.S. could send up to 15,000 troops to border

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 - 10:00 GMT

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States could send as many as 15,000 troops to the border with Mexico.

Denmark pulls special forces out of Iraq

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 11:35 GMT

The gradual pull-back will conclude in late autumn, the Defense Ministry said in a statement.

Trump seeks Syria pullout as advisers warn of hard work ahead

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 - 08:37 GMT

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he wanted to "get out" of Syria but offered no timetable.

Pentagon leaderships suggest upping number of forces in Syria - sources

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 - 08:37 GMT

Pentagon leaderships will suggest upping the number of US troops in Syria instead of withdrawal, Pentagon sources said.

U.S. forces begin reducing numbers in Iraq: Iraqi spokesman

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 11:40 GMT

U.S. forces have begun reducing their numbers in Iraq after Iraqi authorities declared "victory" over Islamic State, an Iraqi government spokesman said.

Turkey detains nearly 600 for opposing Syrian offensive

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 09:45 GMT

Turkey has so far detained 573 people for social media posts and protests criticizing its military offensive in Syria.

One Takfiri killed, 6 others arrested in North Sinai: Military Spokesman

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 09:21 GMT

The law enforcement troops of the Second Field Army in cooperation with the Air Force killed a dangerous takfiri element and arrested six others in North Sinai.

Italy aims to send up to 470 troops to Niger

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 11:58 GMT

Italy aims to deploy up to 470 troops to Niger to help tackle people-smuggling, the military General Staff said on Thursday.

Qatar receives another batch of Turkish troops

Thu, 28 Dec 2017 - 07:17 GMT

The Qatari Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday, December 26 the arrival of a new batch of Turkish armed troops to Al Udeid Air Base.

Moscow ready to cooperate with U.S. on Afghanistan: Lavrov

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 10:03 GMT

Moscow stands ready to cooperate with the United States on Afghanistan, Russia's Foreign Ministry official said.

NATO to agree to send more troops to Afghanistan

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 11:54 GMT

increase troop levels for the alliance's Afghanistan training mission by some 3,000 personnel, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said.

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