The UAE and Jordan on Thursday started joint military drills in demonstration of the robust cooperation ties between the two countries.
Taiwan’s air, sea and land forces conducted a drill to repel an invading force on Thursday, as its defence minister pledged to defend the self-ruled island against China’s rising military threat.
The annual drills come just days after Seoul terminated a military intelligence-sharing pact with Tokyo, with the countries at loggerheads over Japan's use of forced labour during the Second World War.
Two US military officials quoted by the paper said the Pentagon wanted to resume these operations in order to pick up the fight against the Daesh group. Washington began the pause on January 5 two days after the strike that killed Iranian general Qasem Soleimani at the Baghdad airport.
In a statement, the Armed Forces also warned against approaching the rehearsal site or taking pictures, with fishermen, boats and ships also prohibited from coming near the restricted area from sea, for safety reasons.