Yemeni Army troops, backed by allied fighters from Popular Committees, took full control of a sprawling military base in the country’s central province of Ma’rib, following fierce armed clashes with Saudi-sponsored militiamen loyal to Yemen's former president, Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi.
The US military is setting up a new military base in the Badia Desert town of Al-Baghuz, Deir ez-Zor, Syria, just one to two kilometers from the border with Iraq along the Euphrates river, a Sputnik Arabic correspondent reported, citing local sources.
Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati said that the country’s monetary base expansion in the first half of the current Iranian year was a modest one as he dismisses claims the lender used extra finances to fund imports based on an official rial price of 42,000 against the US dollar.
Suicide bombers struck the main US military base in Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring scores in a major attack that could scupper plans to revive peace talks between the United States and the Taliban.
Somalia’s internationally-backed government is reportedly planning to file a legal case against the rulers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for setting up a military base in the unrecognized breakaway republic of Somaliland.
A brazen Taliban attack on a Pakistani military base on the outskirts of the northwestern city of Peshawar killed 20 people on Friday, including 16 worshippers who were gunned down when the terrorists stormed a mosque inside the compound during prayers.
Japan is set to suspend preparation work for the construction of a new US military base on the southern island of Okinawa, a government official says, amid widespread local protests against the facility’s relocation.