The NATO military alliance has helped the United States to maintain its dominance over Europe’s security and international affairs and keep the continent under its hegemony, long after the Cold War, an American analyst says.
NATO has formally invited the Republic of Macedonia, one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, to begin accession talks to join the Western military alliance, in what is seen as an attempt by NATO to extend its reach in the Balkans in open defiance of Russia.
Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition have bombed coastal areas southeast of the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah as local residents congregated for the Eid al-Fitr prayers marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan in an open area early Friday morning.
Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi acknowledged that delegations attending the 6th Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) in Tehran implicitly welcomed formation of a military coalition.
Japan’s Sharp Corp (6753.T) will ask the government to help it form an alliance with rival Japan Display Inc (6740.T) in OLED technology to better compete with South Korean makers, its chief executive said on Thursday.
Japan's prime minister says Tokyo is committed to boosting ties with Washington, highlighting hopes of the creation of an "unwavering alliance" with the United States under the administration of President Donald Trump.
Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security Alaeddin Boroujerdi said Iran, Pakistan, Russia and China should cooperate for peace and stability in the region.
Canada says it will end its contribution to the ongoing bombing campaign by the US-led coalition against what is claimed to be Daesh positions in Iraq and Syria, saying such airstrikes will not bring long-term stability to the Middle East.
During a recent trip to the Middle East, US Secretary of State John Kerry forged a regional alliance to fight ISIL and other militant groups. Foreign ministers of six Persian Gulf Arab states along with their counterparts from Iraq, Turkey, Jordan, Lebanon and Egypt gathered in the Saudi port city of Jeddah to help the US strike up the alliance. The meeting was held on the anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Choosing this date for discussing the details of a broad coalition against terrorist groups could be aimed at sending a message.