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1,500 troops patrolling Tunisian 'Star Wars' sets amid Islamic State fears  Mar 29, 2:55 pm
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.
Ashraf Ghani visit: US agrees to slow troop withdrawal from Afghanistan  Mar 25, 10:39 am
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."
US to train 750 Ukraine troops in bid to counter Russian aggression  Mar 20, 4:14 pm
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.
IS using chemical weapons against troops in Iraq, say Kurdish authorities  Mar 15, 1:49 pm
Washington, March 15 (ANI): Iraqi Kurdish authorities have said that Islamic State (IS) militants are using chemical weapons against their troops.
Iraqi troops say IS fighters caught fleeing battlefield disguised as women  Mar 15, 11:05 am
London, March 15 (ANI): Iraqi forces have claimed that many Islamic State (IS) fighters are escaping a battlefield in the north of the country by dressing as women.
US likely to keep more troops in Afghanistan than planned earlier, say officials  Mar 15, 10:47 am
Washington, March 15 (ANI): The Obama administration is planning to slow down the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan and will most likely allow many of the 9,800 American troops to remain well into the next year, said U.S. officials.
Iraqi troops advance into Tikrit on several fronts to push back IS  Mar 13, 9:40 am
London, March 13 (ANI): Iraqi troops are moving into Tikrit on several fronts, pushing back Islamic State (IS) militants to the city centre, officials said.
Top U.S. General confident Iraqi troops will drive IS out of Tikrit  Mar 12, 1:22 pm
London, March 12 (ANI): A top U.S. General has reportedly gone on record to say that there is "no doubt" that Iraqi forces will drive Islamic State (IS) militants out of Tikrit as the forces launch a major offensive to retake the city.
Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga troops set to retake 'oil-rich' Kirkuk from IS  Mar 10, 12:05 pm
London, March 10 (ANI): Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga troops, backed by coalition airstrikes, are set to retake the oil-rich Kirkuk province a day after launching an offensive against the Islamic State (IS) in the city.
Niger-Chad joint troops retake Nigerian town of Damasak from Boko Haram  Mar 10, 10:37 am
London, March 10 (ANI): Forces have retaken the Nigerian town of Damasak a day after Niger and Chad launched a joint operation to take on militant group, Boko Haram, in north-east Nigeria.
Russian spies may have executed troops suspected of downing flight MH17  Mar 6, 11:08 am
London, March 06 (ANI): Russia's secret service agents may have executed the troops that are suspected of downing Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, according to sources.
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.
Now, 'depraved' IS dupes mother into eating meal made of her son's meat  Mar 3, 12:52 pm
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.
Ukraine's Prime Minister says no ceasefire exists, Putin on `larger mission`  Feb 22, 1:31 pm
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.