Saturday, 23rd September 2023

US troops

14 Nov 2020
Newly appointed Pentagon chief Christopher Miller signaled Saturday that he could accelerate the withdrawal of US troops...
7 Nov 2020
Several hundred protesters gathered in the Iraqi capital on Saturday afternoon to demand US troops leave the country in accordance with a parliament vote earlier this year.
11 Jun 2020
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.
7 Jun 2020
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.
11 Feb 2020
More than 100 US troops sustained "mild" traumatic brain injury, far more than originally announced, when Iran launched missiles at their base in Iraq last month...
9 Feb 2020
Two American troops were killed and six others wounded by an Afghan soldier armed with a machine gun, the US military confirmed Sunday.
12 Jan 2020
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.
23 Oct 2019
The American troops withdrawing from Syria will stay in Iraq "temporarily" before returning to the United States, US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Tuesday.
21 Oct 2019
Dozens of US armoured vehicles with American soldiers aboard crossed into Iraqi Kurdistan from Syria on Monday, according to AFP journalists.
18 Jun 2019
US President Donald Trump said Tuesday his pick for defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has withdrawn, leaving the Pentagon without a permanent boss for more than six months just as tensions soar in the Middle East.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…
7 Apr 2019
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has called on Iraq to demand US troops leave "as soon as possible" during a meeting with the Iraqi prime minister in Tehran.
3 Apr 2018
When President Donald Trump vowed US forces would shortly quit Syria, observers were left wondering if he was signalling an epic policy shift...


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