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Withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan may have impact in J&K Defence Ministry

Aug 14, 2014

Withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan may have impact in J&K Defence Ministry

The defence ministry has expressed satisfaction at the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir improving substantially but warned that the planned withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan may have an adverse impact on the situation in the militancy-riven state. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Afghanistan #J&K #US troops #Security situation in Jammu and Kashmir
Iraqi troops battle for Tikrit again as ISIL declares caliphate

Jul 01, 2014

Iraqi troops battle for Tikrit again as ISIL declares caliphate

Iraqi army spokesman Qassim Atta said declaring a caliphate could backfire by showing that Baghdadi's group posed a risk to other nations. #United States #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Iraq #Baghdad: #US Embassy #Tikrit #islamic-state #ISIL #Iraq crisis #Caliphate #US troops in Iraq
Iraq crisis: US to send 300 more troops amid security concerns

Jul 01, 2014

Iraq crisis: US to send 300 more troops amid security concerns

The Pentagon said about 200 forces arrived on Sunday in Iraq to reinforce security at the US embassy, its support facilities and Baghdad International Airport. #United States #Barack Obama #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Iraq #Baghdad: #US Embassy #islamic-state #ISIL #Iraq crisis #Caliphate #US troops in Iraq
ISIL a threat to Baghdad, says Pentagon, first US advisory troops land in Iraq

Jun 25, 2014

ISIL a threat to Baghdad, says Pentagon, first US advisory troops land in Iraq

ISIL, which has carved out a large fiefdom along the Iraqi-Syrian border, poses a legitimate threat to Baghdad, a top Pentagon official has said. #World #Barack Obama #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Pentagon #Iraq #Baghdad: #John Kirby #US troops #Sunnis #ISIL #Iraq insurgency #Iraq crisis

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ISIL a threat to Baghdad, says Pentagon, first US advisory troops land in Iraq

Aug 29, 2014

Ukraine Says Russia Has Invaded

Kiev and its Western backers accused Moscow of sending Russian troops and armor to fight alongside rebels in eastern Ukraine, prompting the U.S. and Europe to threaten new sanctions...
ISIL a threat to Baghdad, says Pentagon, first US advisory troops land in Iraq

Aug 31, 2014

U.S. Strikes Help Break Siege in Iraq

U.S. airstrikes helped break a two-month siege by Sunni militants on a Shiite town on Sunday, in apparent coordination with ground attacks by Shiite militias, local civilian fighters and Kurdish troops...
ISIL a threat to Baghdad, says Pentagon, first US advisory troops land in Iraq

Aug 20, 2014

Obama: U.S. rescue mission to free hostages in Syria failed

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops to Syria earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held by a violent extremist group, including slain journalist James Foley, but did not find the hostages, senior Obama administration of... #Syria #Barack Obama