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Iraqi troops launch offensive against IS in Anbar Province May 27, 12:23 pm
London, May 27 (ANI): Iraqi forces have reportedly launched an offensive against Islamic State (IS) militants in the country's Anbar Province.
Melbourne, May 25 (ANI): Days after the Islamic State (IS) secured twin victories by capturing Ramadi in Iraq and the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has offered to send more troops to Iraq to bolster the anti-IS campaign.
Ashton Carter accuses Iraqi troops of 'lack in will' to fight IS May 25, 11:29 am
London, May 25 (ANI): United States Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has gone on record to say that the defeat meted out to Iraqi forces by the Islamic State (IS) in Ramadi has shown that they lacked the will to fight the terror group.
London, May 22 (ANI): The two men captured by Ukrainian troops in the rebel-held eastern region of the country have reportedly confessed to being members of the Russian armed forces, but stressed repeatedly that there were no Russian troops involved in fighting.
IS takes over last Syria-Iraq border crossing May 22, 10:58 am
London, May 22 (ANI): Islamic State (IS) has reportedly seized the last Syrian government-controlled border crossing between Syria and Iraq, the Al Tanf crossing in Homs, as government troops retreated from the region, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR).
Ukraine set to prosecute 'captured' Russian soldiers May 19, 2:07 pm
London, May 19 (ANI): Ukraine has said the two Russian soldiers who were captured from the nation's eastern rebel-held region yesterday, will be put on trial.
Nepal PM extends condolences to US troops families May 18, 10:58 am
Kathmandu, May 18 (ANI): Nepal's Prime Minister Sushil Koirala has extended his condolences to the families of the six American soldiers who died in a recent helicopter crash in Ramechhap.
London, May 18 (ANI): The Islamic State (IS) has seized control over the Iraqi city of Ramadi after government forces abandoned their positions.
Kathmandu, May 4 (ANI): The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Monday confirmed that the Nepal Government has asked the search and rescue teams from 34 countries to withdraw their operations from the earthquake-hit areas of the country, adding that it will make a demobilisation plan for the same.
Saudi troops repulse 'major border attack' by Houthi rebels May 1, 11:22 am
London, May 01 (ANI): Saudi forces have reportedly repulsed a major attack launched by Shia Houthi rebels on their southern border, Saudi state media said.
Iraqi troops retake 'key areas' from IS in Ramadi Apr 22, 11:30 am
London, April 22 (ANI): Iraqi security forces have retaken key areas in the western city of Ramadi from the Islamic State (IS), including a hospital.
BSF troops stall infiltration bid in Kathua Apr 20, 8:59 am
Jammu, Apr. 20 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) troops last night stalled an infiltration attempt by militants at the International Border in Kathua.
Kuwaiti daily hits out at Pak for refusing to commit ground troops to Saudi-led offensive in Yemen Apr 13, 3:48 pm
Dubai, April 13 (ANI): An editorial published in a Kuwaiti daily has accused Pakistani leaders of political blackmail and lashed out at the nation for failing to deliver on its pan-Islamic pledges after Pakistani Parliament passed a resolution that forbade the nation from providing military support to the Saudi-led offensive in Yemen.
IS captures parts of Iraqi city of Ramadi, killing 10 troops Apr 11, 1:36 pm
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): An Iraqi provincial officer has claimed that the Islamic State (IS) has captured several districts in the Iraqi city of Ramadi, in a recent hour-long attack, killing 10 Iraqi troops and wounding Genneral Qassim al-Muhammadi, the head of the Iraqi military operation in Anbar province.
ISIS recruiting jihadists in Afghanistan's Taliban territory Apr 7, 3:33 pm
Washington, April 7 (ANI): The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been reportedly recruiting jihadists in the Taliban territory in Afghanistan as the U.S. prepares to withdraw troops and Taliban strives to maintain its influence in the region.
London, Mar 29 (ANI): It has been reported that the famous 'Star Wars' film sets in Tunisia are facing potential threat from Islamic State (Isis) militants and so they are being patrolled by 1,500 troops.
Saudi led coalition warplanes hit pro-Iranian rebels in Yemen Mar 27, 10:54 am
Washington, March 27 (ANI): Saudi led coalition war planes have struck pro-Iranian rebels in Yemen with Saudi Arabia threatening to send ground troops which could potentially initiate a broader sectarian conflict in the Middle East.
London, March 25 (ANI): Heeding to demands made by Afghanistan, the United States has reportedly agreed to keep at least 10,000 troops in Afghanistan throughout 2015, the White House said.
Ghani says Afghans wanting US troops to leave 'simply untrue' Mar 24, 10:47 am
Karachi, March 24 (ANI): Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has reportedly gone on record to say that his country did not want U.S. troops to leave.
Experts warn IS may be plotting World War I-style chlorine gas attacks on UK commuters Mar 23, 11:48 am
London, March 23 (ANI): According to an expert, Islamic State (IS) militants may be plotting gruesome attacks on UK commuters using chlorine gas that killed thousands of troops during the First World War.
U.S. General Petraeus says Shiite militias pose 'foremost threat' to Iraq's stability, not IS Mar 21, 12:32 pm
Washington, March 21 (ANI): U.S. General David H. Petraeus, who commanded the nation's troops in Iraq during the 2007-2008 surge, has reportedly gone on record to say that the foremost threat to Iraq's long-term stability and the broader regional equilibrium is not the Islamic State (IS) but Shiite militias, "many backed by and some guided by Iran."
Washington, March 20 (ANI): In a bid to counter Russian aggression in east Ukraine, the White House has announced that the U.S. will start training 750 Ukraine troops.
Iranian official says global war led by Tehran's troops will raise 'Flag of Islam' over White House Mar 18, 4:51 pm
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A top special operations aide to Iran's leader has recently asserted that their troops are involved in a global war that would raise the 'banner of Islam' over the White House, a report said.
Saddam Hussein's tomb 'destroyed' amid fierce clashes between Iraqi troops and IS in Tikrit Mar 16, 12:46 pm
New York, March 16 (ANI): The tomb of Iraq's late despotic ruler Saddam Hussein has been "leveled" amid fierce clashes between Iraqi troops and the Islamic State (IS) in the Iraqi city of Tikrit.
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Iraqi Kurdish authorities have said that Islamic State (IS) militants are using chemical weapons against their troops.
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