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Military academy students displayed their abilities in securing checkpoints and preventing counter attacks, says army spokesperson
The defence minister noted during the meeting that the army leadership is interested in bolstering the border guards’ military stationing points with modern weaponry and fighting systems, adding that they are also paying attention to their quality of life and morale.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has called on the US to clarify its foreign policy agenda.
Austrian Defense Minister Hans-Peter Doskozil has called for new measures to slow the flow of migrants into Austria.
Suffering setbacks in Yemen, Saudi Arabia seeks closer ties and increased military cooperation with East and South Asian countries. Analysts say Pakistan provides a stepping stone for Riyadh’s “look east” policy.
Russian fighter jets had temporary permission to fly missions over Syria from Iran. Then Iran’s parliament said no. The relationship between Iran and Russia has always lacked trust.
Russia has called on the West to unite with it in the fight against Islamist terror. DW spoke with Russian Deputy Defense Minister Antonov about Moscow’s role in the “war on terror” and its defense strategy.
Syria’s president has tried harder than ever to recommend himself as a partner in the fight against “Islamic State.” However, it appears that Bashar al-Assad is a major part of the problem – and not part of the solution. Outrage began to filter out from Germany’s opposition parties on Sunday after Defense Minister Ursula von …
For the first time, an EU member country has activated a largely unknown solidarity clause. France also wants military aid from its partners – and EU defense ministers have pledged support. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini described the meeting as “emotional” after the first morning session in Brussels. She had called the terrorist attacks …
German Defense Minisiter Ursula von der Leyen is due to meet with her Iraqi counterpart to discuss ways to remedy the masses of people fleeing the country. Ahead of her visit, she urged unity within the Iraqi government. In Baghdad on Monday, von der Leyen will meet with Prime Minister Haider al Abadi and Defense …
Israeli Prime Minister Netenyahu condemns Palestinian toddler’s death in arson attack, expressing his “shock over the reprehensible act”
The German tank manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has merged with its French competitor Nexter. DW’s Sven Pöhle fears that the alliance could weaken German guidelines on arms exports. Last November, Frank Haun, CEO of German tank manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), openly complained about being treated like a mistress. “Everyone needs what we have to offer, but …
On a trip to Tunis, Ursula von der Leyen assured Tunisia of German support in fighting terrorism. She promised fresh funds and military equipment before meeting President Beji Caid Essebsi. Von der Leyen has pledged 1.2 million euros in aid ($1.32 million) in aid to Tunisia’s government as well as military equipment like a floating …
The duo discussed ways to strengthen military cooperation between both countries
Interior ministry says security forces are on “high alert” while securing all major squares across the country
The protest rejects military and Muslim Brotherhood
Residents’ conference in South Rafah rejects the armed forces’ decision to prevent citizens from owning land in East Sinai