Iran warns Trump against 'illusion' of short war

2019-06-27 22:39

Iran's foreign minister has warned US President Donald Trump he is mistaken to think a war between their countries would be short, as Washington seeks Nato's help to build an anti-Tehran coalition.

NATO urges Russia to comply by nuclear treaty

2018-11-01 13:25

NATO on Wednesday urged Russia to comply fully with a Cold War nuclear weapons treaty after US President Donald Trump announced he wanted to pull out of the deal.

NATO leaders interpret Trump's verbal lashing on spending

2018-07-12 23:01

NATO leaders have given different interpretations of the verbal lashing that US President Donald Trump gave them on defense spending.

NATO allies offer trainers, seek to set disputes aside

2018-07-11 22:46

Canada is offering to lead NATO's new military training mission in Iraq, as the world's biggest security alliance seeks to prove it remains relevant despite deep trans-Atlantic divisions over trade, Iran and climate change.

Washington, allies demand Libyan oil terminals be returned to UN-backed government

2018-06-28 12:30

Washington and its allies have demanded that two key oil installations in the east of the country be returned to control of the UN-backed government in Tripoli, having fallen into the hands of a rival strongman.

Study: Airstrikes kill 240 Libyan civilians since uprising

2018-06-20 19:14

A report says airstrikes have killed at least 242 civilians in Libya since the 2011 uprising that toppled and later killed dictator Moammar Gaddafi

Afghan attacks on media shows jihadists are weak, says Pentagon chief

2018-05-01 14:12

Fighters are targeting journalists in Afghanistan because they are weakened and want more news coverage in order to undermine the country's electoral process, Pentagon chief Jim Mattis has said.

Turkey's president slams NATO for lack of support in Syria

2018-03-10 19:03

Turkey's president has criticised NATO for not supporting the country's ongoing military operation against Syrian Kurdish fighters in Syria.

Erdogan says Turkey has launched new ground operation in Syria

2018-01-21 08:03

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey has "de-facto" launched a new operation on the ground to oust Kurdish militia from a northern Syrian enclave.

US hits Taliban by striking drug labs

2017-11-21 07:05

US Forces have launched airstrikes on drug-making laboratories in Afghanistan as part a new joint strategy to cut off funding for the Taliban, authorities say.


NATO anniversary party turns ugly as US rips Germany, Turkey

2019-04-04 12:51

Tensions soared between the United States and two of its NATO partners, Germany and Turkey, marring a 70th birthday celebration for the alliance aimed at showing a united front against a resurgent Russia.

Forces from Egypt, 5 other Arab nations to start joint drill

2018-11-01 13:06

Egypt's military says ground, air and naval units from five Arab nations are arriving to join their Egyptian counterparts for large-scale war games.

Trump hails 'tremendous progress' on NATO defence spending

2018-07-12 18:04

US President Donald Trump has hailed "tremendous progress" on defence spending commitments by NATO members, saying two days of tough talks had left the alliance "much stronger".

Trump's strained visit with NATO, meeting with Putin

2018-07-09 19:02

US President Donald Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will test already strained bonds with some of the United States' closest allies, then put him face to face with the leader of the country whose electoral interference was meant to help put him in office.

Nato says ready to help Italy in Libya

2018-06-24 20:25

Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance is prepared to help out in troubled Libya as it grapples with a migrant crisis but warned there were no military solutions.

Sisulu warns about nuclear war

2018-05-15 21:37

The minister of international relations and cooperation says growing global tensions could lead to a nuclear confrontation between major powers.

NATO joins 25 nations in Russian expulsions over spy attack

2018-03-28 08:09

NATO has joined 25 governments around the world in expelling Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack in Britain, marking what London called a "turning point" in the West's relations with Moscow.

US envoy Tillerson in Egypt at start of Mideast tour

2018-02-12 16:30

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was expected to meet President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Egypt on Monday, diplomatic sources has said, as he started a tour of the Middle East.

Tillerson meets EU, NATO leaders under cloud

2017-12-05 09:24

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting his EU and NATO counterparts in Brussels to shore up ties, with allies insisting he still plays a "key role" despite doubts over his future.

NATO looks to seize momentum in Afghanistan conflict

2017-11-09 22:09

Defence ministers from across the NATO alliance have met in Brussels to review next steps in the Afghanistan conflict and brainstorm ways to deal with the 16-year-old security crisis.

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