A suicide bomber killed three NATO service members on a foot patrol in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday, officials said, and Taliban militants claimed responsibility.
They praised the participation of Qatar in the 29th Nato summit that concluded in the Belgian capital Brussels on Thursday.
Turkey's new government announced the appointment of former chief of staff General Hulusi Akar as defence minister.
US President Donald Trump on Monday criticized NATO member states' military spending and said it benefits Europe more than America, setting the stage for a potentially-acrimonious summit with leaders of the alliance.
HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defence Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah participated yesterday in a meeting of defence ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) countries, contributing to the coalition against ISIS, in the Belgian capital Brussels.
NATO defence ministers are expected to agree this week to a joint initiative aimed at improving the alliance's ability to respond quickly to new threats, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday.
A team of international investigators found that the Buk anti-aircraft system used to bring down the jet belonged to Russia.
Colombia will next week formally become NATO's first Latin American "global partner," President Juan Manuel Santos announced Friday.
Turkey will retaliate if the United States enacts a proposed law that would halt weapons sales to the country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday.
NATO has expelled seven diplomats from Russia's mission to the alliance and blocked the appointment of three others over the nerve agent attack in Britain this month ...