'Imminent threat' to US troops in Germany dismissed
A leaked military intelligence report from the United States over the weekend had suggested that a man from Jordan could target US forces in Germany. But officials say the threat was quickly dismissed as nonexistent.
Parts of Iranian missiles that hit US airbase in Iraq seen on ground
The remains of ballistic missiles fired at a US airbase by the Iranian military on could be seen on the ground near the Ain al-Asad facility in Erbil, Iraq, on Wednesday, 2020.
Trump urges NATO to be 'more involved', tells Iran: US 'ready to embrace peace'
US President Donald Trump urges NATO to "become much more involved" in the Middle East and tells world powers to "break away from the remnants" of the Iran nuclear deal, as he addresses the US in the wake of an Iranian missile attack on Iraqi bases housing US and other foreign troops. Trump touts American military strength but adds "we do not want to use it" and tells Iranians "the United States is ready to embrace peace."
Iran's attack on Iraqi airbases 'almost a de-escalatory response'
Iran's military fired a volley of ballistic missiles at Erbil and Ain Al-Asad air bases. A weapons expert explains what missiles might have been used and why the response appears "almost de-escalatory" in nature.
Furious Borno governor accuses soldiers of extortion
The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, has accused security personnel of the Nigeria military and police of collecting bribes of N1000 from travellers who do not have national identity cards.
Venezuela: Assailants storm military facility, steal weapons
A military facility and a police station in Bolivar state were attacked by a group that was reportedly led by a deserting soldier. Venezuela's government called the incident a "terrorist attack," blaming the opposition.
Jihadists kill 71 soldiers in deadliest attack against Niger military
Islamist militants killed 71 soldiers in an attack on a remote military camp in Niger near the border with Mali, an army spokesman said on Wednesday, in the deadliest raid against the Nigerien military in living memory.
EU signs off on new joint defense projects — but to do what?
European nations are hoping to bolster their military capabilities after 13 new joint defense projects were agreed. What are some of these projects and which nations are collaborating?
US ramps up pressure on reluctant South Korean ally
Washington wants Seoul to pay more to keep US troops on its soil and to extend military information-sharing agreement – but South Korea is resisting the pressure. Analysts say it poses a security threat to the region.