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At least 28 dead in raid on Tripoli military school

At least 28 people were killed and dozens injured on Saturday in an air strike on a military school in the Libyan capital Tripoli,...

Missiles hit Green Zone and Iraq base housing US troops: security sources

Two mortar rounds hit the Iraqi capital's Green Zone on Saturday and two rockets slammed into an airbase housing US troops, security sources said,...

New US Air Strike’ Targets Pro-Iran Convoy in Iraq

A fresh air strike hit pro-Iran fighters in Iraq early Saturday, as fears grew of a proxy war erupting between Washington and Tehran a...

US Deploying 3,500 Troops To Middle East After Soleimani Killing: Report

The US is deploying up to 3,500 more troops to the Middle East in a show of force, a Pentagon official said Friday, after...

Pentagon finds no ‘immediate threat’ in training of Saudis

The Pentagon said Thursday it had conducted background checks on all Saudi military personnel currently training in the United States and found no "immediate...

Libya’s GNA says ready to implement military deal with Turkey

Libya's UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on Thursday approved the implementation of a military deal with Turkey, paving the way for a bigger...

China, Russia press UN to ease North Korea sanctions

China on Tuesday urged the UN Security Council to unanimously back its joint proposal with Russia to ease sanctions on North Korea, warning that...

European Defence Expenditure Up But Spending in Key Areas Falling Short

BRUSSELS: The European Defence Agency has today published its annual Defence Data report for the year 2018, detailing spending by the 27 EDA Member...

Turkey Sends Armed Drone to N.Cyprus amid Gas Dispute

A Turkish military drone was delivered to northern Cyprus on Monday amid growing tensions over Turkey's deal with Libya that extended its claims to...

China accuses US of ‘seriously’ damaging bilateral trust

China's foreign minister on Friday accused the United States of "seriously" damaging trust between the two countries amid tensions over human rights in Xinjiang...