Trump authorizes sanctions against ICC officials who prosecute US troops
President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered sanctions against any official at the International Criminal Court who prosecutes US troops as the tribunal looks at alleged war crimes in Afghanistan.
Trump plan to slash US troops sparks concern in Germany
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas voiced regret Sunday at reports that President Donald Trump plans to cut the number of US troops stationed in Germany, stressing that close cooperation was in the interests of both countries.
Two US troops killed by Afghan soldier in Nangarhar attack
Two American troops were killed and six others wounded by an Afghan soldier armed with a machine gun, the US military confirmed Sunday.
Rockets hit Iraq base hosting US troops
A volley of rockets slammed into an Iraqi airbase north of Baghdad where US forces have been based, wounding four local troops, the Iraqi military said on Sunday.
Withdrawing US troops enter Iraq from Syria
Dozens of US armoured vehicles with American soldiers aboard crossed into Iraqi Kurdistan from Syria on Monday, according to AFP journalists.
Trump still without Pentagon chief after Shanahan pulls out
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday his pick for defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has withdrawn, leaving the Pentagon without a permanent boss for more than six months just as tensions soar in the Middle East. Shanahan "has decided not to go forward with his confirmation process so that he can devote more time to his…
Despite Trump vow, quick US pullout from Syria unlikely
When President Donald Trump vowed US forces would shortly quit Syria, observers were left wondering if he was signalling an epic policy shift...