Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
U.S. believes Syria used chemicals The United States has evidence that the chemical weapon sarin has been used in Syria on a small scale, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday. But numerous questions remain about the origins of the chemicals and what impact their apparent use could have on the ongoing Syrian civil war and international involvement in it. More
Russian forces arrive in Palmyra to clear ISIS booby traps after city recaptured from terror group Russian troops have arrived in Palmyra to help clear ISIS booby traps from the recaptured city. The Russian Defence Ministry reports more than 20 vehicles have been sent to help Syrian government troops clear deadly mines left by retreating ISIS militants ... 04/2/2016 - 7:29 am | View Link
Booby traps in Iraqi city "deeply worrying" The laying of explosive booby traps in the liberated Iraqi city of Ramadi has been described as "deeply worrying" by a senior UN official in the country. The devices have been left by fighters from the ISIL terrorist group which has been driven from the ... 02/22/2016 - 4:15 pm | View Link
FBI says no booby traps found at Oregon refuge The FBI released video showing Finicum fleeing from police in his truck, getting out with his hands up, then reaching toward his jacket pocket. The occupiers announce they're going through documents and accessing computers used by employees at the refuge. 02/13/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
FBI: No Booby Traps Found at Oregon Refuge The FBI says it hasn't found any rigged explosives or booby traps at the national wildlife refuge in Oregon that had been seized by an armed group. (Feb. 12) Associated Press 3:04 02/11/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
Islamic State booby traps massive Iraqi dam which could kill thousands if breached Whilst a series of air strikes by American F-18 fighter jets reportedly sent most of the jihadists fleeing from the central parts of Mosul dam, a network of landmines and planted explosives they left behind impeded Kurdish ground forces from recapturing ... 08/18/2014 - 9:46 am | View Link
NLF and PAVN battle tactics NLF and PAVN battle tactics comprised a flexible mix of guerrilla and conventional warfare battle tactics used by the Main Force of the People's Liberation Armed ... 07/25/2016 - 11:30 pm | View Website
Withdrawal (military) A withdrawal is a type of military operation, generally meaning retreating forces back while maintaining contact with the enemy. A withdrawal may be undertaken as ... 07/24/2016 - 8:32 pm | View Website
‘We are desperate’: Iraqis flee Fallujah, only to find ... HABBANIYAH, Iraq — Families fleeing the combat in the Iraqi city of Fallujah have been forced to sleep in the open desert for almost a week, with aid agencies ... 06/22/2016 - 3:23 am | View Website
Iraqi Troops Push Into Center of Fallujah in Fight Against ... The Iraqi military has pushed into the heart of the ISIS-held city of Fallujah, but U.S. officials say more tough fighting remains to rid ISIS from the rest of the city. 06/16/2016 - 10:07 pm | View Website
Battle for Fallujah: Isis snipers target families fleeing ... Battle for Fallujah: Isis snipers target families fleeing across Euphrates in makeshift rafts 06/7/2016 - 11:48 am | View Website
With British nationalism on the rise in England, we tasted our way through four of London’s oldest, most gustatorily patriotic restaurants—and learned to eat “stewed cheese” along the way. Here’s your guide.
Tom Kalaris, one of the “four musketeers” at Barclays during the Bob Diamond era, is to return to the wealth management world with Saranac, a new boutique with a host of executives from the world’s financial giants.