The US military on Monday said two of its troops had been killed in action in Afghanistan, but did not provide any additional details, pending notification of next of kin.
The US Defence Department said on Tuesday that it would keep up to 5,500 troops deployed at the Mexican border for the coming year to help combat illegal immigration.
US Defence Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Baghdad, as chaos swirled along the Turkey-Syria border because the Iraq military said on Tuesday that US forces crossing into Iraq as part of a pull-out from Syria do not have permission to stay and can only be there in transit.
About 30 trailers and Hummers carrying heavier duty equipment crossed, with troops in cars coming through, the source added. A second security source in Mosul also said US troops had crossed into Iraq from Sahela.
Impromptu gigs have sprung up in several places in Lebanon. Music and singing are the dominant factors and actors, as the crowd starts chanting “thawra,” the Arabic word for “revolution”.
Donald Trump’s presidency has been disastrous for this region. He has taken three ignorant, snap decisions which have had terrible short-term consequences and are in the process of changing the political landscape for decades to come.
UAE forces had completed the process of hand over responsibly as per a military strategy with a view to guarantee the consolidation of the military gains: General Command
Turkish and Russian troops began conducting their first joint ground patrols in northeast Syria on Friday, a Turkish military source told Reuters.
Catastrophic bushfires have turned swathes of land into smouldering, blackened hellscapes and destroyed an area about the size of the island of Ireland, according to official figures, with authorities warning the disaster still has weeks or months to run.