Tensions with Iran: Washington deploys more than 1,500 soldiers in the Middle East

Tensions with Iran: Washington deploys more than 1,500 soldiers in the Middle East

The United States announced Friday the deployment of 1,500 additional troops in the Middle East, citing “persistent threats” against US forces emanating from the “highest level” of the  that denounced this “threat” to international peace. “We are going to send a relatively small number of troops, mostly preventative, and some very talented people are going […]

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Colombian army denies pushing officers to increase rebels number

Colombian army denies pushing officers to increase rebels number

The head of the Colombian army denied Monday that he has put pressure on his senior officers to significantly increase the number of rebels or members of the cartels killed or captured during military operations. This denial follows the publication of a New York Times article this weekend in which military sources claim that the […]

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Washington calls for postponement of delivery of Russian S-400 missiles

Washington calls for postponement of Russian S-400 missiles delivery to Turkey

The United States has asked Turkey to postpone the delivery of S-400 missiles by Russia, sources said on Monday. Washington opposes the purchase by Ankara of this missile system, which Moscow must deliver to Turkey in July. A senior Turkish official, however, said the Turkish position had not changed: “We will buy the S-400 in […]

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Belgium ready to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia

Belgium ready to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia

While France assumes its military sales to the Saudi kingdom, our Belgian neighbor wonders. Belgium is ready to suspend arms sales to Saudi Arabia if they are used in conflicts in other countries, the Belgian authorities said Saturday. Respect for arms embargoes will be one of the topics of the EU foreign ministers’ talks on […]

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North Korea gets impatient and fires two missiles

North Korea gets impatient and fires two missiles

Pyongyang fired two short-range missiles Thursday from the Sino-ri military base, while the US envoy to North Korea, Stephen Biegun, landed a few hours earlier in Seoul to continue denuclearization negotiations. Kim Jong-un’s message is clear: without agreement, Pyongyang will not spare Washington. On February 28, Donald Trump departed prematurely from the summit in Hanoi […]

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Iran: Washington denounces "credible threat" and sends an aircraft carrier

Iran: Washington denounces “credible threat” and sends an aircraft carrier

The United States has for the first time carried its campaign of pressure against Iran on the military ground by dispatching an aircraft carrier in the Middle East in response to a “credible threat” from Tehran, at the risk of fuel a dangerous climb. The US warning comes just a year after the US pulled […]

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