Hundreds of migrants from Central America traveling through Mexico to seek asylum in the United States have reached the Mexican border city of Tijuana, which sits across the border from San Diego, California.
The Pentagon is deploying 5,200 active-duty troops to beef up security along the US-Mexico border, officials announced on Monday, in a bid to prevent a caravan of Central American migrants from illegally crossing the frontier.
The Pentagon is deploying 5,200 active-duty troops to beef up security along the US-Mexico border, officials announced Monday, in a bid to prevent a caravan of Central American migrants from illegally crossing the frontier.
The total number of US troops being deployed to the border with Mexico to help stop a caravan of migrants could be in the thousands, according to a US official, a much higher estimate than the 800 to 1,000 initially forecast.
At least three refugees were hurt Wednesday in a second day of skirmishes with police at Bosnia's border with EU member state Croatia, according to an AFP journalist, with several officers also reporting minor injuries.
Jordan’s King Abdullah II says Amman has already notified Israel that it will not extend its lease of two border territories to the Tel Aviv regime, stressing that his country is resolute to reclaim both regions under a bilateral peace deal signed almost a quarter of a century ago.
Israel has temporarily reopened two vital border crossings between the occupied territories and the besieged Gaza Strip, a few days after it shuttered them to further tighten a decade-long blockade on the impoverished enclave.
Thousands of migrants who forced their way through Guatemala's northwestern border and flooded onto a bridge leading to Mexico, where riot police battled them back, on Saturday waited at the border in the hope of continuing their journey to the US.
Syria and Jordan say they have reached an agreement to reopen a key border crossing between the two Middle Eastern countries, three years after the vital commercial lifeline fell to foreign-backed militant groups from the Syrian side and the traffic was suspended.