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Germany, Pakistan commit to dialogue on security issues

Germany, Pakistan commit to dialogue on security issues

The foreign ministers of Germany and Pakistan signed an agreement Tuesday in which the two countries committed to a “strategic dialogue” on security issues, particularly regarding Afghanistan. The agreement, signed by Germany’s Guido Westerwelle and Pakistan’s Hina Rabbani Khar, set […]


New Zealand confirms early Afghan exit

New Zealand confirms early Afghan exit

New Zealand confirmed Monday that its troops would end a decade-long deployment in Afghanistan at the end of April next year, about six months earlier than originally planned. The withdrawal was flagged last month after the deaths of three soldiers, […]


US Suspends Afghan Local Police Training for Further Vetting

US Suspends Afghan Local Police Training for Further Vetting

In light of a recent rise in insider attacks against coalition forces, U.S. Forces Afghanistan officials have suspended the training of about 1,000 Afghan Local Police recruits, pending re-vetting of current participants in the program. Officials emphasized that partnered operations […]


Iraq takes delivery of final batch of US tanks

Iraq takes delivery of final batch of US tanks

Iraq’s military took delivery of nine American M1A1 Abrams tanks, the last in an order of 140 that it has received over the past two years, the US embassy in Baghdad said in a statement on Wednesday. The tanks, which […]


RAF Reaper Team Uncovers Afghan Drugs Haul

RAF Reaper Team Uncovers Afghan Drugs Haul

An RAF team has uncovered a huge stash of drugs in a truck in Afghanistan using a Remotely Piloted Air System (RPAS). Members of 39 Squadron (39 Sqn) were supporting the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and the United States […]


New Zealand flags early Afghan exit after three killed

New Zealand flags early Afghan exit after three killed

New Zealand pledged Monday to withdraw from Afghanistan as quickly as possible after three of its troops were killed in a roadside bomb attack, but insisted it will not “cut and run” from the conflict. Prime Minister John Key said […]


Syria rebels ‘aided by British intelligence’

Syria rebels ‘aided by British intelligence’

British intelligence on Syrian troop movements is helping rebels launch successful attacks on regime forces, a Sunday newspaper reported, quoting an opposition official. The Sunday Times weekly said the disclosure by the official was the first indication that British intelligence […]


Israel ready for 30-day war after Iran strike

Israel ready for 30-day war after Iran strike

Israel is prepared for a 30-day war on multiple fronts should it decide to strike Iran, and is “ready as never before” for such a clash, the outgoing home front defence minister said Wednesday. In an interview with the Maariv […]


Gunmen attack Pakistan air base, 8 dead: officials

Gunmen attack Pakistan air base, 8 dead: officials

Militants armed with guns and rocket launchers stormed a key Pakistani air force base before dawn on Thursday, sparking hours of heavy clashes that killed eight people, officials said. Two security officials were among the dead at PAF Base Minhas […]


K-9 teams help IED fight in Afghanistan

K-9 teams help IED fight in Afghanistan

Everyone is familiar with the tools Soldiers use on today’s modern battlefield. People often think of rifles, hand grenades and up-armored vehicles — but what about dogs? Soldiers deployed to Afghanistan with the 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry […]


 
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