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The end of Libya? Rogue militias may lead to the country's collapse

of a Cyrenaican Defense Force. The self-proclaimed government of Cyrenaica insists it is not defying ... were not part of the country's military forces but of the self-declared Libyan National Army, which includes some army and air force units led by retired General Khalifa Heftar. The interim ...

20/05/2014 - 13:26 - comment 0

Iraqi minister vows to liberate Mosul from IS

on Saturday, Iraq’s new Defense Minister Khalid Al-Obeidi pledged that Iraqi forces would retake all areas ... Iraq's new Defense Minister Khalid Al-Obeidi ... In his first televised speech following his appointment on Saturday, Iraq’s new Defense Minister Khalid ...

22/10/2014 - 11:28 - comment 0

Two Israeli soldiers wounded after shots fired from Egypt - IDF

wounded in a "cross-border attack from Egypt." Peter Lerner, Israel Defense Forces spokesman ... in a "cross-border attack from Egypt."Peter Lerner, Israel Defense Forces spokesman for international media, ... strikes on Israel, but have more recently focused on battling forces at home. On 15 July, four Israeli ...

22/10/2014 - 14:13 - comment 0

Israeli defense forces injure 20 in clashes following burial of Palestinian teen

forces, who responded with riot dispersal means.At least 20 Palestinians have been shot and injured ... and Ras al-Amud, as young Palestinians clashed with Israeli forces.Israeli police said ... police said, with many staying away for fear of clashes with Israeli forces.On the same day last year ...

05/07/2014 - 07:34 - comment 0

Iraqi forces kill 57 militants in Anbar clashes

Islamist militants in Anbar province on Monday, the Defense Ministry said. There was no independent ... a jihadist group also fighting in Syria. The Defense Ministry statement said most of the 57 militants had ... Iraqi forces, along with the police and tribal forces, have been battling to regain control over areas ...

03/02/2014 - 14:05 - comment 0

Iraqi PM al-Abadi rejects foreign ground forces in Iraq

deployment of foreign ground forces in the country as part of efforts against the ISIL terrorists. Al-Abadi told Australian Defense Minister David Johnston in Baghdad that the presence of any foreign troops ... in June for tasks such as advising local forces. The US Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint ...

23/09/2014 - 06:57 - comment 0

Syria's head of air defenses killed in battle near Damascus

The head of Syria's air defenses has been killed in an attack by opposition forces fighting against the Syrian government. The head of Syria's air defenses has been killed in an attack by opposition forces fighting against the Syrian ...

19/05/2014 - 06:50 - comment 0

US forces capture former Iraq air defense force commander, trade minister

American forces in Iraq captured four top officials of Saddam Hussein's former government Wednesday, including the air defense force commander ... including the air defense force commander and the former head of military intelligence.     ...

18/05/2010 - 16:17 - comment 0

Egypt's Sisi expected to announce his resignation from his defense minister post Thursday

Egypt's defense minister is expected to announce ... Sisi is currently in a meeting with the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) where he ... his resignation as a minister of defense in tomorrow's cabinet meeting. The Egyptian ...

26/03/2014 - 14:41 - comment 0

Ireland demands review of UN Golan mandate

force in the Golan Heights, where 44 peacekeepers from Fiji are being held by militants, until the United Nations reviews its mandate for its forces there, the defense minister said on Monday. ... until the United Nations reviews its mandate for its forces there, the defense minister said on Monday. ...

02/09/2014 - 12:54 - comment 0