Showing posts with label military bases. Show all posts
Showing posts with label military bases. Show all posts

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Mattis: US troop presence in S. Korea not ‘on table’ at Trump-Kim summit

US troop presence in S. Korea not ‘on table’ at Trump-Kim summit
The issue of US troops stationed in South Korea will not be “on the table”at a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday.

Monday, May 28, 2018

Kremlin Says Russia Ready to Respond to NATO Infrastructure Expansion

Warsaw’s plans to build a US base in Poland
Moscow is prepared to respond to the expanding NATO infrastructure towards Russia’s borders, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said commenting on Warsaw’s plans to build a US base in Poland.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

South Korea wants US troops to stay regardless of any treaty with North Korea

South Korea wants US troops to stay
South Korea has said the issue of US troops stationed in the South  is unrelated to any future peace treaty with North Korea and that American forces should stay even if such an agreement is signed.

Monday, April 30, 2018

Era of ‘hit-and-run’ strikes over. - Any attack on Iran’s bases will get ‘heavy response’ : Khamenei

Any attack on Iran’s bases will get ‘heavy response’
Any attacks on Iranian military facilities will be met with a “tough” military response, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said. He also accused Washington of engaging in conflict with Iran and shifting its cost to others.

Military targets in Hama & Aleppo, Syria hit by missiles

Military targets in Hama & Aleppo, Syria hit by missiles
Powerful explosions have been heard in the countryside of Hama and Aleppo provinces, the Syrian state news agency reports. The state media says military bases there were hit by rockets launched by an unspecified enemy.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

US Troop Removal From Korea Up for Talks With Allies, N. Korea : Mattis

US Troop Removal From Korea
Withdrawing US troops from the Korean Peninsula would be discussed with allies if North Korea demanded it as part of reaching a peace agreement, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said during a meeting with Polish Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak at the Pentagon.

Friday, March 16, 2018

US helicopter crashes in western Iraq, killing all on board

Iraqi western province of al-Anbar
A United States helicopter crashed in western Iraq, near the border with Syria, killing all people on board, Iraqi and American military sources announced on Friday.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Saturday, March 3, 2018

No Permanent US Military Base Allowed on Iraqi Soil: FM Jaafari

No Permanent US Military Base Allowed on Iraqi Soil
Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Jaafari stressed that Baghdad, under no circumstances, will permit the United States to build permanent military bases on the Arab country’s soil.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Turkish base in Iraqi Kurdistan attacked

Turkish base in Iraqi Kurdistan attacked
A Turkish base in Iraqi Kurdistan came under attack Tuesday, a witness and the rebel Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) said, without claiming responsibility.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Russia foils terrorist drone attacks on its Syria bases

Russia Syria bases
Terrorists attempted last week to attack Russia's Hmeymim and Tartus military bases in Syria with drones, which were captured or destroyed by Russian servicemen, local media reported Monday, citing a defense ministry statement.

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Terrorists undergo training at US Al-Tanf base in Syria : Russian General Staff

US Al-Tanf base in Syria
Terrorists of the Islamic State group (outlawed in Russia) are undergoing training at the US Al-Tanf military base southeast of the eponymous Syrian city, the chief of the Russian General Staff, Army Gen. Valery Gerasimov, said on Wednesday.

Saturday, December 16, 2017

No Permanent Base for US-Led Coalition in Iraq : FM

No Permanent Base for US-Led Coalition in Iraq
Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafari underlined strong opposition to the establishment of any permanent base by the US-led coalition in his country.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Ex-US marine sentenced to life term in jail for murdering woman in Okinawa

Okinawa
A Japanese court on Friday sentenced a former United States marine to life imprisonment for the rape and murder of a woman in Okinawa in southern Japan in April 2016, a crime that shocked the country and intensified resentment in Okinawa over the American military presence on the island.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Syrian Kurds Refuse to Reveal Number of US Bases, Volume of Supplied US Arms

US Bases
Many analysts have been wondering about the Kurds' refusal to reveal any details over the scale of US support to the mostly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the number of military facilities the US has set up in Northern Syria.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

NATO offers to mediate between Germany, Turkey over military base dispute

NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg
NATO secretary general Jens Stoltenberg has offered to mediate between Berlin and Ankara on Tuesday with regards to the ongoing dispute over the visiting rights of German parliamentarians at the Turkish NATO base in Konya.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Pentagon 'concerns' over Turkey report of US forces in Syria

US military posts in northern Syria
The Pentagon has voiced concerns to Turkey after the NATO ally's state news agency disclosed the locations of 10 US military posts in northern Syria, an official said Wednesday.

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