Russian Deputy Defense Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin has expressed concern over what he has described as a NATO military build-up along the Russian border under the cover of military drills.
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.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says his country will need to deploy more troops to Syria’s militant-held northwestern province of Idlib following an agreement with Russia, which entails a demilitarized zone in the crisis-plagued area.
Dozens of Daesh Takfiri terrorists and their families have been cornered in a small area in Syria’s southwestern province of Dara’a after losing all other territory they once held in the region to advancing Syrian government troops, a monitor says.
Foreign-sponsored Takfiri militants have handed over a considerable amount of their medium and heavy munitions to government forces in Syria’s strategic southwestern province of Quneitra as army troops continue to make territorial gains and inflict stinging blows on the extremists.
Syrian army troops and their allied forces have raised the national flag in Quneitra in the southwest of the Arab country, as government soldiers continue their push to retake full control of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a strategic Syrian territory that borders Jordan.