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Afghanistan Sikh complex attacked

Gunmen and suicide bombers hit a Sikh religious complex in the Afghan capital Kabul killing 25 people before security forces killed all the attackers,...

Syria ceasefire critical to combating coronavirus

An immediate nationwide ceasefire is needed in Syria to enable an “all-out-effort” to stamp out the coronavirus and prevent it ravaging a beleaguered population,...

Afghan military base attacked

At least 27 security personnel died when a military base was stormed in Afghanistan one of the biggest attacks since a violence reduction agreement...

Joint Russo/Turkish patrol blocked in Syria

Russia and Turkey cut short a first joint patrol in Syria’s Idlib  after rebels and civilians opposed to a ceasefire agreement cut off a...

IS gunmen kill 32 at Kabul ceremony

Islamic State gunmen opened fire on a ceremony in Kabul, killing 32 people in the first major attack in the city since the US...

Afghan forces attacked by Taliban

Five Afghan policemen died in a Taliban attack on a security checkpoint near a copper mine, officials said, a day after the insurgents resumed...

COVID-19 cancels Qatar defence exhibition

Qatar’s Dimdex defence exhibition due to be held this month has been cancelled as the coronavirus outbreak spreads through the Gulf and wider Middle...

US, Taliban deal signed

The US signed a deal with Taliban insurgents on Saturday that could see full withdrawal of foreign soldiers from Afghanistan and a step toward...

Turkish backed Syrian rebels seize Idlib town

Syrian rebels backed by the Turkish military have seized Nairab town in northwest Syria’s Idlib province, Turkish and rebel officials said, the first area...

Saudi-led naval forces foil Red Sea attack

Naval forces from the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen foiled an “imminent terrorist attack” by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement in the southern Red Sea,...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...