Agence France-Presse

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 - 06:22
Now that a historic peace accord with leftist FARC guerrillas could be signed within weeks, Colombia’s government is eager to ensure ties to the US military endure in a post-conflict future. President Juan Manuel Santos this week rolled out the red carpet for the Pentagon’s top officer, Gen. Joe Dunford, honoring him with three ceremonies during a brief visit to Bogota.
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 06:23
Britain said Saturday it was sending more troops to Iraq to bolster its mission training up the armed forces taking on the Islamic State jihadist group.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 06:40
Colombia's smaller insurgency, the National Liberation Army (ELN), has met with members of the main rebel force FARC, in Cuba, with the blessing of President Juan Manuel Santos, who is hoping it will lead to a second peace process.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 06:55
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in an interview published Sunday that he would be prepared to send troops to a future Palestinian state to help stabilize it.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 06:42
A top Saudi Arabian official who begins a visit to the United States on Tuesday will seek to strengthen support for the kingdom’s powerful National Guard forces, official media said.
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 05:49
US forces have carried out the overwhelming majority of airstrikes against Islamic State jihadists since August, with American warplanes conducting about 85 percent of the raids, the Pentagon said Wednesday.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 07:22
Turkey has resumed talks with France on purchasing a new missile system after negotiations on a controversial deal with a U.S.-blacklisted Chinese company hit a rock, the Turkish president was reported Sunday as saying.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 07:11
France and Saudi Arabia are close to signing a $3 billion arms deal for Lebanon, the Elysee Palace said Monday following talks between President Francois Hollande and the Saudi crown prince.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 06:24
Secretary of State John Kerry told his Egyptian counterpart Friday that the United States intends to make good on its promise to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to help Cairo's counterterrorism efforts.
Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 13:20
US Army troops equipped with tanks will head to Eastern Europe soon to reassure NATO allies anxious over Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, Pentagon officials said Thursday.