Military Operations

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 07:15
Islamic State fighters withdrew from front lines with Syrian rebel forces north of Aleppo on Wednesday as the rebels mounted a counter attack against the jihadist group near the Turkish border, an opposition source and monitoring group said.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 07:04
U.S.-backed opposition forces in Syria’s largest city are facing a ferocious Russian-led assault, raising fears that the rebels could be eliminated in a matter of weeks.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 06:31
The Prime Minister of Libya’s national unity government, Fayez al-Sarraj has dismissed international military intervention in the fight against the terrorist group Islamic State whose threat is growing in the country since they gained roots in 2014.
Monday, June 6, 2016 - 06:28
British troops have arrived in South Sudan to take part in the United Nations peacekeeping mission, the Defense Ministry confirmed in a statement.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 06:58
Peruvian authorities have strengthened the operational capacity of the Armed Forces by adding new aircraft to fight terrorism and drug trafficking in coca-growing regions. In these locations, wild vegetation and geographical complications work in favor of the criminals and terrorist groups like the Shining Path, which is engaged in narcotrafficking.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 06:56
The National Police announced the capture of Javier Gutiérrez Blanco, alias "Loro," on May 31 in Ocaña, Norte de Santander, reported Caracol. Officials characterized Gutiérrez as a link between the Popular Liberation Army (Ejército Popular de Liberación - EPL) and Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel.
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 06:22
Russian President Vladimir Putin may deploy special operations forces on the ground in Syria, a former official has told Al Jazeera, a move that might be made to ensure "a decisive victory".
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:40
U.S.-backed Syrian militias vowed on Thursday to drive Islamic State (IS) from the city of Manbij and surrounding areas in northern Syria and urged civilians there to stay away from militant positions that would be targeted in the campaign.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:33
A U.S.-backed force of Kurds and Arabs advanced toward an important Islamic State transit town in Syria on Wednesday, brushing aside Turkish opposition to the involvement of Kurds in operations to recapture the strategically vital area.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:26
The United States continues various military engagements across the African Continent, and it is up to international bodies to make good on their commitments to help end these engagements, Abayomi Azikiwe argues.