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Egypt against Turkey decision on troops to Libya

Egypt strongly condemned a vote by Turkey’s parliament vote to allow a troop deployment to Libya, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Egypt...

UAE withdraws troops from Aden

The United Arab Emirates said its troops left Yemen’s southern port Aden and returned home, handing control to Saudi Arabia which is leading an...

Russian troops to CAR

Russia will in the near future send 30 military personnel to Central African Republic as part of a United Nations mission to help stabilise...

Eritrea withdraws border troops

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Eritrea pulled troops back from the heavily militarised Ethiopian border as a "gesture of reconciliation" with its neighbour and long-time foe, the...

Arab troops to Syria possible

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Sending Arab troops to Syria is a possibility being discussed by officials from various countries, Egypt's foreign minister was quoted as saying....

Canada to send helicopters and troops to Mali

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Canada will send helicopters and support troops, including medical staff, to join a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali later this year,...

Italy ups military presence in Libya and Niger

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Italy's parliament approved an increased military presence in Libya and the deployment of up to 470 troops in Niger to combat migration...

Chad troops in Niger withdraw

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Chad has withdrawn hundreds of troops from neighbouring Niger, where they were helping local forces fight Boko Haram Islamist militants, humanitarian sources...

Libyan troops killed by suspected IS militants

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At least nine security force members loyal to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar and two civilians were killed by suspected Islamic State militants...

China sends troops to open first overseas military base in Djibouti

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Ships carrying personnel for China's first overseas military base in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa have set sail to begin setting...

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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...