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Despite strong Turkish objections and threats, US military commanders in Syria are not lessening their support for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which are made up of Syrian Kurds and Arabs but are led by Kurds, most of whom are affiliated with the People's Protection Units (YPG). In response to ...
Archaeologists in Rome have discovered the remains of a sprawling residence of a Roman military commander dating back 1,900 years and holding several rooms covered in ornate mosaic floors with geometric patterns, along with pools and fountains. They discovered the "domus" about 40 feet (12 ...

A senior Iranian army commander slammed as "hypocrisy" Western attempts to curb Tehran's military ambitions and revealed that the Islamic Republic has tripled its missile production. The comments by Amir Ali Hajizadeh, leader of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force, came just two ...
ROME (AP) -- Archaeologists say work to expand Rome's subway has unearthed a sprawling 2nd-century domus, or residence, of a military commander, complete with well-preserved geometric design mosaic, marble floors and frescoed walls. Top Rome archaeology official Francesco Prosperetti says ...
The wars in Yemen will enter their fourth year this month with no end in sight, and the combatants have little interest in meaningful negotiations. The humanitarian catastrophe has been eased only slightly by outside pressure. The regional conflict has become more polarized, with Washington and Moscow ...

RIYADH: The Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman received new military chiefs in Riyadh on Tuesday amid major changes in the Saudi Arabian military command. The prince congratulated them on their new posts and wished them success for the future. The meeting comes as senior commanders ...
(CNN) Saudi Arabia has sacked a number of top military commanders in a late-night political reshuffle Monday that saw the country's monarch issue 39 royal decrees. The state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said that Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud had issued the orders that included ...
Washington: Donald Trump's top military commander is planning to ramp up the number of US Marines at a key base in Australia after talks with Malcolm Turnbull to prepare a new show of force in the Pacific. The US will expand its operations in Darwin on a faster timetable than previously planned, sending ...
Members of the Strategic Headquarters (SHQ) team with the members of community and street dwellers at Ratu Sukuna Park, Suva on February 22, 2018. Photo: RFMF Media Cell. February 24. 15:35 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by Maika Bolatiki, SUVA 0 Comments. The Commander of the ...
WASHINGTON - MARCH 10: National Intelligence Director Dennis Blair testifies during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill March 10, 2009 in Washington, DC. The hearing was focused on the current and future worldwide threats to the national security of the United ...
A senior pro-government military commander was killed in a bomb blast in southern Yemen on Saturday, according to a local military officer. The explosion struck the convoy of Lt-Col. Moeen al-Shamsi, commander of the 83 Air Defense Brigade, in the Qa'tabah district in the al-Dhale province, officer ...
In India and Japan in particular, the civilian heads of state do not normally meet visiting military commanders -- it runs counter to diplomatic protocol. But both India's prime minister, Narendra Modi and Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe met Snr Gen Min Aung Hlaing. But what was not reported at the time ...
Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, receiving Chief of the General Staff Gen. Fayyad Al-Ruwaili in Riyadh on Tuesday -SPA. Saudi Gazette report. RIYADH - Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, received in Riyadh on ...
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, right, and Fayez al-Sarraj, the head of the Libyan National Accord Government, pose for a photo during a meeting in Istanbul, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Cairo - Khaled Mahmoud. The Commander of the Libyan army, Field Marshal ...
Joe Dunford, Marine Corps General and The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is looking to ship more US Marines to the American Military's key base in Australia. It has been reported that the General came up with the plan after discussions with Malcolm Turnbull regarding a show of force in the region.
Sudan on Tuesday replaced several top military commanders, including its army chief-of-staff, according to the official SUNA news agency. SUNA reported that General Kamal Abdul-Marouf had been appointed new army chief-of-staff, replacing General Emad Eddin Adawi. The army has issued a statement ...

(CNN) Saudi Arabia has replaced a number of top military commanders in a late-night political reshuffle Monday that saw the country's monarch issue 39 royal decrees. The state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) said that Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud had issued the orders that included ...
Specifically, it "authorizes and directs" Stimson and his military commanders "to prescribe military areas in such places and of such extent as he (Stimson) or the appropriate military commander may determine, from which any or all persons may be excluded, and with respect to which the right of any person ...
A senior former US military commander and intelligence chief has warned against a pre-emptive "bloody nose" strike on North Korea. Retired Admiral Dennis Blair said Washington needed to be ready to respond militarily if North Korea attacked the US or its allies in the region - "but not a first strike; it's just ...
women in the US military are fed up with the empty words of military commanders saying they have "zero tolerance" for military sexual assault. We want action and accountability, not lip service. For decades, military commanders have given a pass to sexual predators in their ranks. Many scandals made ...
... CONTROL over South, warns top US military commander. North Korea is seeking to unify with the South in a bid to force Seoul to obey the communist rule of Kim Jong-un, a senior US military commander has claimed. By Vincent Wood. PUBLISHED: 19:11, Wed, Feb 14, 2018 | UPDATED: 19:27, Wed, Feb 14, 2018 ...
The commander of the Turkish Armed Forces Hulusi Akar said that Turkey has the capability "to conduct military operations in Afrin and the Aegean at the same time," Akar was quoted as saying by Turkish media. "We are determined to secure the rights and interests of our country that derive from ...
A senior pro-government military commander was killed in a bomb blast in southern Yemen on Saturday, according to a local military officer. The explosion struck the convoy of Lt-Col. Moeen al-Shamsi, commander of the 83 Air Defense Brigade, in the Qa'tabah district in the al-Dhale province, officer ...
In India and Japan in particular, the civilian heads of state do not normally meet visiting military commanders -- it runs counter to diplomatic protocol. But both India's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and Japan's prime minister, Shinzo Abe met Snr Gen Min Aung Hlaing. But what was not reported at the time ...
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Jan. 31 (Xinhua) -- Brunei's Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah appointed new military commander on Wednesday afternoon, following the sudden reshuffle of his government a day ago. The Sultan, who is also Brunei's Minister of Defense and Supreme Commander of the Royal ...
At least 3 soldiers and a commander were killed and others injured following heavy fighting with Al Shabaab militants in Bay region, in the south part of the Horn of Africa nation. Southwest spokesman, Nuradin Yusuf Abukar confirmed that four government soldiers and the commander of the military forces ...
"President Trump has been trying to cut budgets for foreign aid. That puts the administration's top aid official in a tough position. But on a trip to Syria and Iraq last week, the head of USAID traveled with a powerful ally -- a top military commander who says it takes more than blunt force to fight groups like ...
TRIPOLI, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Wednesday demanded the extradition of Mahmoud al-Werfalli, a senior military commander whom the UN body accused of carrying out illegal executions in the eastern city of Benghazi. "UNSMIL is alarmed by reports ...
This also adds to signs of a consolidation of power for the army since it turned against the 93-year-old Mugabe. "I will discharge my duties with all my strength and to the best of my knowledge and ability", Mr Chiwenga, who has since retired from the military, said at the ceremony. Constantino Chiwenga is ...
Immediate threat from North Korea, long-term challenge from China a worry: Top US military commander. Chief of US Pacific Command Admiral Harry Harris Jr. has said that multilateralism is the way ahead for peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Jan 18, 2018, ...
Indonesia's New military commander. Indonesia's new armed forces Chief Marshall Hadi Tjahjanto, left, and his predecessor Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo pose for photographers during his inauguration ceremony at the presidential palace in Jakarta, Indonesia (Dec. 8, 2017). Image Credit: AP Photo/Achmad ...
North Korea, China and ISIS were center stage -- with some differences of opinion on coping with Kim Jong Un -- at the annual Chamber of Commerce Hawaii military partnership conference Friday at the state Capitol. Top commanders in Hawaii met with the business community to provide an update on ...
Former armed forces chief of staff General Sami Anan will run in Egypt's presidential election in March, his party said on Thursday. "The party leaders took a decision for General Sami Anan's candidacy and informed him of the decision, and there was no problem at all and no objection" from him, said Sami ...
Russian war games held last September "simulated a large-scale military attack against NATO", the commander of the Estonian Defence Forces has claimed. Riho Terras confirmed Nato's fears that the Zapad (or "West") exercises were used to simulate a conflict with the US-led alliance and show off ...
"Canada's attitude towards indigenous people has never changed," says Indigenous writer Alicia Elliot. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 6 January 2018. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to twitter Share to facebook Share to gmail Share to Google+ Share to Pinterest Share to email. Increases text ...
Harare, Zimbabwe -- Zimbabwe's new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has appointed the country's former military commander as one of his two vice presidents, state-run media reported Wednesday, deepening concerns about the military's influence after its ouster of Robert Mugabe last month.
Colombia's prosecution claimed Thursday that the commanders of a military unit and a police unit are responsible for the massacre of at least seven farmers in October. The prosecutor General's Office said it would file homicide charges against the unit commanders two and a half months after the tragedy in ...
Harare, Dec. 23 (Xinhua) -- Former Zimbabwe Defense Forces commander Constantino Chiwenga has been appointed vice president and second secretary of the ruling Zanu-Pf, Presidential spokesperson George Charamba said Saturday. Charamba said in a statement that Chiwenga, who retired from ...
Plagued by public-trust issues that led to the ouster of its former leader who came from the private sector, the Port of Seattle on Tuesday went in a new direction and selected a retired military commander to lead the agency. Stephen Metruck, a former rear admiral and chief financial officer at the U.S. Coast ...
In late 2017, Nambala Keshav Rao (alias Basavraj), the military commander of the foremost Naxalite group - the Communist Party of India (Maoist) - was promoted as the group's leader. Rao's promotion implies a branching-out of Naxalite leadership, increasing the likelihood of a prolonged conflict.
Chief of army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Kabul on Tuesday, where he is expected to attend the Chief of Defence Conference, Inter-Services public relations (ISPR) said in a statement. United States (US) Army General John Nicholson, the commander of the Resolute Support mission, and the ...
TRIPOLI, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- General Mahmoud al-Werfalli, a senior military commander of the Libyan eastern-based army who is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC), on Tuesday announced that he would surrender himself to the army's military police. "After instructions (being given) from the ...
Does the Israeli government have the authority to decline to release the bodies of perpetrators of terrorist attacks to their families for burial in order to use them as bargaining chips in negotiations to secure the return of Israeli casualties and citizens? In Alyan v. The military commander in the West Bank, the ...
Beirut, Lebanon (5:20 P.M.) - A military commander from the Faylaq Al-Sham militant group was reportedly killed, Tuesday, when his vehicle struck an IED that was planted along a road in the Idlib Governorate. According to rebel activists, the Faylaq Al-Sham commander, Alaa Najjar, was killed ...
soldiers Fighting Boko Haram Need Psychotherapy Treatment, Top military commander Says. An often overlooked problem afflicting the Nigerian military is the toll the war has taken on Nigerian soldiers' mental health.
Beirut, Lebanon (3:25 P.M.) - The military commander of the Free Syrian Army's Jaysh Al-Nasr faction was seriously wounded by a Russian airstrike while fighting alongside the al-Qaeda linked Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham terrorist group in northeastern Hama today. According to a Syrian military report, the ...
students gather to demand a public apology from the provincial Military police's head of security, Sous Sovanna, on Saturday in Kampong Thom province. Photo supplied. military commander apologises to teachers. Tue, 5 December 2017. Soth Koemsoeun. The deputy provincial Military police commander who sparked a ...
Damascus, Syria (1:01 A.M.) - Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham's top military commander in the Golan Heights Abu Huthayfa Konan was neutralized earlier today during clashes between the terrorist group and the Syrian Army's 4th Mechanized Division. The Palestinian national was killed as he led the battle ...
Rabat, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Morocco's King Mohammed VI appointed on Monday major general Mohamed Haramou as commander of the royal gendarmerie. Haramou is the current commander of the royal gendarmerie's honour squadron grouping. The appointment comes only few months after the king ...


 

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