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Armed forces conclude exercise in Turkey

Armed forces conclude exercise in Turkey

Qatari Armed Forces, represented by the Officers Training Institute, has concluded a three-week mobilisation exercise (Nusrat Al-Haq 2019) in Turkey.

Amir hosts Iftar banquet for Armed Forces, MoI officers

Amir hosts Iftar banquet for Armed Forces, MoI officers

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani hosted on Tuesday an Iftar banquet in honour of the commanders and senior officers of the Armed Forces, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) ...

Indian opposition attacks Modi over alleged political use of armed forces

Indian opposition attacks Modi over alleged political use of armed forces

Indian opposition parties are launching a united attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for what they see as his politicisation of the armed forces as he tries to ride a patriotic wave into a second term in office ...

Armed Forces kick off Nasr 2018 exercise

Armed Forces kick off Nasr 2018 exercise

The Qatar Armed Forces (QAF) have kicked off the Nasr 2018 exercise with the participation of all commanders and branches of the Qatar Amiri Land Forces and other units of the QAF, the official Qatar News Agency reported.

Turkish intelligence seizes bombing suspect inside Syria

Turkish intelligence seizes bombing suspect inside Syria

Anadolu said that during his questioning, Yusuf Nazik confessed to having received orders from Syrian intelligence to plan an attack in Turkey.

Khamenei urges Iran's military to "scare off" enemy

Khamenei urges Iran's military to "scare off" enemy

State televison showed Ayatollah Ali Khamenei watching drills by navy cadets and contacting the commander of naval forces Iran has sent to the Gulf of Aden.

Khamenei says war unlikely but wants defences boosted

Khamenei says war unlikely but wants defences boosted

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday war was unlikely but called on Iran's armed forces to boost their defence capacities.

Erdogan names army chief top general in military shake-up

Erdogan names army chief top general in military shake-up

Turkey's new government announced the appointment of former chief of staff General Hulusi Akar as defence minister.

Amir hosts Iftar banquet for armed forces, MoI officers

Amir hosts Iftar banquet for armed forces, MoI officers

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Thursday hosted an Iftar banquet in honour of commanders and senior officers of the armed forces and the Ministry of the Interior ...

Four killed, 11 injured as train collides with army truck in Finland

Four killed, 11 injured as train collides with army truck in Finland

The accident occurred at an unguarded railway crossing near the city of Raasepori, 90 km west of the capital Helsinki, when two military vehicles were crossing the tracks.

Philippines seeks more funds to fight pro-IS militants

Philippines seeks more funds to fight pro-IS militants

The crisis in Marawi city has posed a serious threat to the government of President Rodrigo Duterte, who has deployed thousands of troops and imposed martial law across the southern third of the country.

Sri Lanka names first Tamil navy chief since 1970

Sri Lanka names first Tamil navy chief since 1970

Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday appointed an officer from the island's Tamil minority to head the navy for the first time since a separatist war erupted 45 years ago.