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15 January, 2019 4:48 AM Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

Washington: The US military will extend a mission to support security along the US border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the Pentagon said in a statement. There are about 2,350 troops assigned to the border 249

12 January, 2019 4:25 AM US Army comes up with a new way to wash clothes

In the tweet the US Army men can be seen crawling through muddy water head to toe. WASHINGTON: The US Army on Friday tweeted a video showing how the US Army washes its clothes. In the tweet the US Army men can be seen crawling through muddy water head to toe. If this is really the way the US troops wash their clothes then it would not be wrong to say that it is indeed 150

11 January, 2019 5:31 PM US Has Begun Pulling Equipment, Not Troops From Syria: Official

The US military has started moving non-essential equipment out of Syria but it is not withdrawing troops for now, a defense official said Friday as the Pentagon sought to clarify an earlier statement. "We are not withdrawing troops at this stage," the official said on condition of anonymity. Earlier, US military spokesman Colonel Sean Ryan had said the US had begun 161

11 January, 2019 6:28 AM US begins withdrawing some military equipment from Syria

United states National Security Advisor John Bolton on Sunday contradicted Trump's decision, saying that Americans troops would remain in Syria until the last remmants of the Islamic State were defeated. Washington: The first US military ground equipment has been withdrawn from Syria, signaling the beginning of the drawdown ordered by President Donald 242

10 January, 2019 2:41 PM US Troop Withdrawal From Syria Will Happen, Says Mike Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that a full US troop withdrawal from Syria announced by President Donald Trump last month will go ahead despite widespread criticism. The US top diplomat made his remarks while on a whistlestop tour of the Middle East to address the concerns of regional allies about the surprise pullout plan. "President Trump's 202

9 January, 2019 11:19 AM U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo meets Iraqi Speaker in Baghdad

Bagdhad: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Iraqi Speaker of Parliament Mohammed al-Halbousi in Baghdad on Wednesday, according to a statement from the Speaker`s office. Pompeo is on a tour of Middle Eastern capitals. The U.S. State Department did not immediately comment on reports of Pompeo`s visit to Iraq. Asked on Tuesday about a possible 196

9 January, 2019 4:38 AM Jammu & Kashmir: Pakistani forces violate ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch sector

The Pakistani Army opened fired on forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. The Pakistani Army opened fired on forward posts along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, the fourth ceasefire violation by Pakistani forces in last two days. On Tuesday, Pakistani forces had violated the ceasefire 170

8 January, 2019 8:24 AM Donald Trump discusses Syria, economic issues with foreign leaders

President Donald Trump discussed the US strategy in Syria and the defeat of the ISIS with French President Emmanuel Macron, the White House said, amid global concern over America's early exit from the war-torn country. Trump's surprise announcement in December that appeared to signal a rapid withdrawal of the American forces from war-torn Syria, where 167

8 January, 2019 1:13 AM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump discuss trade, cooperation in Afghanistan

The US has slapped tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium from India, part of Trump's drive to reduce the US trade deficit and boost American manufacturing jobs. US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed reducing the US trade deficit with India and increasing their cooperation in Afghanistan in a telephone call on Monday 250

7 January, 2019 3:35 PM US Pullout From Syria To Be Done In Prudent Way, Says Donald Trump

We will be leaving at a proper pace while at the same time continuing to fight ISIS, the US president said. US President Donald Trump on Monday sought to end fears of an abrupt US pullout from Syria, saying the fight against the ISIS was not over and that withdrawal would be done in a "prudent" manner. "We will be leaving at a proper pace while at the same time continuing 153