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Saudi Arabia set to press Pak PM Sharif for more troops in Kingdom to fight IS threat Mar 5, 12:14 pm
Karachi, March 05 (ANI): Saudi Arabia is reportedly set to press Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to increase the number of Pakistani troops in the kingdom to fight the Islamic State (IS) that has taken over large swathes of Iraq and Syria.
London, March 03 (ANI): The Islamic State (IS) reportedly duped a mother into eating a meal made of her own son's meat in Iraq, a British soldier battling the terror group on the frontline, alongside Kurdish troops, has said.
U.S. may launch month-long campaign of airstrikes against IS in Iraq to retake Mosul Mar 1, 12:11 pm
Washington, March 01 (ANI): The United States military is considering launching a month-long campaign of airstrikes against Islamic State militants to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul before inserting ground troops, said officials.
Ukrainian leader says country faces military threat from east despite ceasefire agreement Feb 28, 2:34 pm
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that a "military threat from the east" cannot be ruled out even if a truce is reached between government troops and pro-Russian rebels in the east.
US Army General says rushed mission to retake 'booby-trapped' Mosul from IS may be doomed Feb 26, 2:48 pm
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): U.S. Army General who was in charge of the training of Iraqi troops has said that the hurried mission to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul from Islamic State (IS) militants may be doomed.
Britain to provide 'military training' to Ukrainian soldiers Feb 25, 9:32 am
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Prime Minister David Cameron has reportedly announced his decision to send British troops to Ukraine in the next few weeks to provide advice and training.
Turkey enters Syria 'at short notice' to move Suleyman Shah's relics to area under its control Feb 23, 11:30 am
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Hundreds of Turkish troops reportedly entered war-torn northern Syria along with armoured vehicles in order to destroy a historic tomb and move the remains to a different site close to the Turkish border, in an area under Turkish military control.
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has reportedly gone on record to say that his country is not on the verge of collapse and that a ceasefire agreed last week is non-existent as pro-Russia separatists continued to attack government troops in east Ukraine.
US mulling delaying troop withdrawal from Afghanistan Feb 22, 12:21 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 22 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama's new Pentagon chief has reportedly gone on record to say that the U.S. is mulling delaying the pace of withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan in the wake of growing Taliban insurgency in the nation.
Kurdish troops crush IS' 'multi-pronged offensive' near capital Irbil following hours of fighting Feb 18, 4:21 pm
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Kurdish troops have finally crushed a major, multi-pronged offensive launched by the Islamic State (IS) in the southwest of Irbil in the Kurdish region of Iraq following hours of fighting, Kurdish officials said.
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): China is building new islands with helipads, airstrips, harbors and facilities to support troops in disputed waters in the South China Sea through land reclamation, new analysis shows.
Myanmar declares martial law in Kokang region post fierce clashes between govt troops, rebels Feb 18, 11:05 am
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Declaring a state of emergency in the Kokang region in the wake of fierce clashes between ethnic-minority rebels and the army, Myanmar's President Thein Sein has reportedly handed over power to the military, imposing a three-month-long martial law on the region.
Putin asks Ukraine to forego 'strategic' town of Debaltseve Feb 18, 10:18 am
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has reportedly asked the Ukrainian government to allow its troops to stand down and surrender to rebels in the strategic town of Debaltseve.
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): The Iraqi army is likely to lose ground in Anbar province and 'collapse within hours' as the Islamic State (IS) militants try to fight their way in, said an Iraqi tribal leader.
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has reportedly asked the government troops to stop fighting, saying that a truce deal agreed with pro-Russian rebels in the east must be honoured.
IS militants capture key Iraqi town near U.S. air base Feb 14, 10:37 am
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) militants have captured a key Iraq town about five miles away from an air base that houses hundreds of United States troops.
Johannesburg, Feb 12 (ANI): A Human Rights Watch report has said that Sudanese army troops raped at least 122 women and girls last year in a village in Darfur in a series of house-to-house attacks.
Britain to send in troops to help Jordan wipe out IS Feb 8, 12:21 pm
London, Feb 08 (ANI): Britain is set send troops to Jordan in order to support its fight against the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq.
Ukrainian separatist leader wants to raise `100,000-strong army` to push back govt troops Feb 3, 10:57 am
London, Feb 03 (ANI): Pro-Russia separatist leader Alexander Zakharchenko has reportedly said that the rebels are planning to build a 100,000-strong army as clashes with Ukrainian troops intensified in the eastern part of the country after the collapse of the "fragile" Minsk truce agreement.
Ex UK military head says sending combat troops may be 'least worst' option in fight against IS Feb 2, 12:33 pm
London, Feb 02 (ANI): A former military head has reportedly stressed on the need to hold a debate on sending British troops to fight Islamic State (IS), if other measures are unsuccessful.
Washington, Feb 02 (ANI): Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has reportedly gone on record to say that the United States may need to send "non-combat ground troops" to Iraq in order to push back the Islamic State (IS).
IS launches offensive on 'oil-producing' Kirkuk Jan 30, 4:35 pm
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): The Islamic State (IS) has reportedly launched an offensive on the oil-producing northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk.
'Pattern' of Pak to violate ceasefire in winters: Major Gen Sinho Jan 30, 11:02 am
Bhopal, Jan. 30 (ANI): In light of Pakistan resorting to heavy firing along the International Border at Jammu and Kashmir's RS Pura Sector, Major General (retd.) S.R. Sinho on Friday termed the activities of the troops across the border as their 'pattern' to violate the ceasefire during the winter, because weather conditions make it difficult for militants from the Islamic State to infiltrate India.
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A new beheading video released by the Islamic State (IS) has reportedly threatened to behead United States President Barack Obama "in the White House and transform America into a Muslim province."
Pakistan resorts to unprovoked firing in J-K Jan 28, 10:54 am
RS Pura, (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan. 28 (ANI): In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops resorted to unprovoked firing in the RS Pura Sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday night.
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