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Najaf Governor Urges Deployment of Forces as Protests Intensified

BAS News - 2019-11-30 22:58
ERBIL - Najaf Governor Luai al-Yasseri has called for the deployment of security forces as protests in the southern city have intensified. Yasseri has urged the federal government to take actions and out an end to the "bloodshed" in Najaf, calling for th ...

Iraq Deploys Forces to Protect Holy Shia Shrines in Najaf

BAS News - 2019-11-28 20:44
ERBIL - Iraq has reportedly dispatched forces to prevent any possible attacks by the angry protesters on the holy Shia shrines in Najaf city. The deployment comes as the demonstrators on Wednesday burned down the Iranian consulate building in Najaf, with ...

Kurds announce deal with Syria on troop deployment to confront Turkey | The Times of Israel

Timesofisrael - 2019-11-24 22:25

US deployment to Syria’s oilfields won’t halt further Turkish attacks, Kurdish official says

The Defense Post - 2019-11-23 23:08
US forces guarding northeast Syria's oilfields will not prevent an expansion of Turkey’s incursion, TEV-DEM official Aldar Xelil said The post US deployment to Syria’s oilfields won’t halt further Turkish attacks, Kurdish official says appeared first on ...

Fault lines in the US-ROK alliance: Shared defense but diverging values?

AEI - 2019-11-22 00:00
The United States has 28,500 troops in South Korea, a legacy of the Korean War and a deterrent to North Korea. The costs of that deployment are shared by both the US and the ROK, with Seoul carrying close to $1 billion annually, roughly 40% of the total ...

House bill calls for suspending deployment of U.S. assets in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-11-21 15:10

House Bill Calls for a Halt on Deployment of U.S. Assets in Turkey |

Greekreporter - 2019-11-21 00:10

US Navy carrier transits Strait of Hormuz after deployment | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-11-20 17:46

Syrie: les troupes russes se déploient à la frontière turque en coopération avec les Kurdes @K24English

L'Important - 2019-11-19 18:58
The deployment of Russian and Syrian government forces is meant “to protect Syrian borders.” ...

Trump's Syrian Oil Deployment 'Tantamount to Robbery,' Russia Says

Newsweek - 2019-11-11 17:44

Syrian army begins deployment near Qamishli on Turkish border

TASS - 2019-11-05 19:27
On October 13, SANA reported that Damascus had struck a deal with Kurds and sent troops to the north of Syria to oppose the Turkish army ...

Syrian forces deployed at Dirbesiye border

ANF - 2019-10-27 22:49
The deployment took place this evening. ...

Iraqi Counter-terrorism Forces Deployed to End Protests

BAS News - 2019-10-27 13:12
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Adil Abdul Mahdi has ordered the deployment of his country's elite Counter-terrorism Service forces to the streets in order to end the fresh protests in capital Baghdad. The deployment came after several governmental offices and building ...

Russia decries US decision to secure oil fields in eastern Syria

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-27 01:26
Russia calls US move 'banditry' amid deal with Turkey to accelerate Syrian gov't deployment in Kurdish-held area. ...

US to deploy more troops to eastern Syrian to secure oil fields

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-25 06:46
Experts denounce latest Trump policy shift which reportedly includes deployment of more troops alongside Kurdish forces. ...

Syrian Kurdish Leader Calls for Deployment of UN Peacekeepers to Border with Turkey

BAS News - 2019-10-20 15:49
ERBIL — A senior Kurdish politician in Syrian Kurdistan believes the deployment of the UN Peacekeeping Mission in the troubled border areas with Turkey is the best course of action for now. Aldar Khelil, a leader of the Democratic Society Movement (TEV-D ...

Kurds announce deal with Damascus on Syria troop deployment near Turkish border, Government & Economy - THE BUSINESS TIMES

Businesstimes - 2019-10-20 12:06

Kurds announce deal with Damascus on Syria troop deployment near Turkish border - CNA

Channelnewsasia - 2019-10-17 01:43

Kurdish official: deal with Damascus covers deployment, political talks later

Jerusalem Post - 2019-10-14 11:08

Syria's Kurds say deal with regime covers deployment with political talks later Kurdish-led forces are to deploy side by side with government troops along the northern Syrian border October 14, 2019

The National AE - 2019-10-14 10:33

Kurdish official: deal with Damascus covers deployment, political talks later - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-10-14 10:04

Syrian army to deploy along Turkey border as US orders pullback

Al Jazeera - 2019-10-14 00:11
In a major shift in alliance, Kurdish forces announce deal with Damascus on Syrian troop deployment near Turkey border. ...

Kurds reach deal with Syrian government on troop deployment near Turkish border

E-Kurd - 2019-10-13 22:35
BEIRUT,— The Kurdish administration in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria on Sunday announced a deal with the Damascus government on a Syrian troop deployment near the border with Turkey to confront Ankara’s offensive. “In order to prevent and c ...

Syrian Kurds Confirm Deal to Deploy Regime Forces to Manbij, Kobani

BAS News - 2019-10-13 22:29
ERBIL - The Self-Administration of North and East Syria confirmed in an official statement on Sunday evening (October 13) that the Syrian regime forces would be moved to Manbij and Kobani as part of an agreement between the sides. The deployment, the sta ...

Pentagon Extends Border Deployment for U.S. Troops

Nymag - 2019-10-12 07:13

US plan for military deployment costs worries Turkey | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-10-09 03:38

Turkey mulls deployment of Russia S-400 missile defence systems near Cyprus, Greece – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-10-07 22:54

Iranian military deployment to Deir ez-Zor continues

ANF - 2019-08-05 13:02
Iran’s military deployment to the areas held by the Syrian regime forces in Deir ez-Zor region continues. ...

KDP is making preparations for war

ANF - 2019-08-02 11:20
The KDP is preparing a war with a military deployment on the Şeladîze-Duhok line. ...

Turkish military deployment at Gire Spi border continues

ANF - 2019-07-31 13:27
Deployment and aerial activity by the Turkish army at Rojava border. ...

Turkey Reacts To Threat Of US Sanctions With Military Deployment Near Syria – Eurasia Review

Eurasiareview - 2019-07-16 09:53

Turkey reacts to threat of US sanctions with military deployment near Syria | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-07-15 02:02

Continuous Deployment of Military Forces to Several Kurdish Cities

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-09 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Islamic Republic of Iran Revolutionary Guards Corp (IRGC) has turned the Kurdish cities such as “Kosalan” and “Shaho” in the Saravabad, Paweh and Kamyaran into a military… ...

Deployment of heavy weapons at the border of Piranshahr

Kurdpa - 2019-06-23 02:55
Kurdpa Agency: The IRGC deployed heavy weapons at the border of Piranshahr. ...

New US Deployment to Middle East to Include Patriot Missiles

BAS News - 2019-06-20 01:08
ERBIL - The expected new US deployment of forces to the Middle East will include a Patriot Missile battalion, drones and manned surveillance aircraft, the Pentagon said on Wednesday. Earlier the week on Monday, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan r ...

deployment of armed forces with heavy weapons at the Sardasht\'s border

Kurdpa - 2019-06-09 13:15

deployment of armed forces with heavy weapons at the Sardasht's border

Kurdpa - 2019-06-07 22:39
Kurdpa Agency: IRGC has deployed its forces with heavy weapons at the Sardasht's border. ...

Germany plans deployment to protect Syrian Kurdish groups – Der Spiegel | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-31 06:10

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to Saudia and Qatar

Waar Media - 2019-05-30 17:41
WAAR_DUHOK The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran. “The deployment will include approximately 1,500 U.S. military personnel and consist of ...

New US Deployment to Middle East Threatens International Peace: Iranian FM

BAS News - 2019-05-25 11:08
ERBIL — The decision to deploy an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East is a “dangerous” development that threatens the “international peace”, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Cited by state-owned IRNA, Zarif said his country w ...

US to Send 1,500 Additional Troops to Middle East: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-24 23:43
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he will send an additional 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to escalate. He told reporters that the role of the new deployment is “defensive in nature”. The US presiden ...

US Considering Deployment of 5,000 Troops to Middle East: Report

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Washington may deploy another 5,000 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions rise with Iran, officials revealed on Wednesday. CNN cited officials familiar with the issue as saying that the Pentagon officials and members of the White House national ...

US Says Iran Threat "Put on Hold"

BAS News - 2019-05-22 00:12
ERBIL - The US' recent deployment of forces to the Gulf has "put on hold" the alleged threats by Iran on Washington's interests in the Middle East, acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday. "We’ve put on hold the potential for attacks ...

Kurdish MPs Say Iraq’s New Deployment to Kirkuk “Suspicious”

BAS News - 2019-05-19 14:47
ERBIL — The Iraqi government has reportedly deployed two additional brigades to the disputed Kurdish province of Kirkuk under the pretext of battling the remaining Islamic State (IS) militants. However, Kurdish lawmakers believe that there are other agen ...

US military ‘showing hand’ in Persian Gulf: analyst

Rûdaw - 2019-05-18 22:00
The deployment does not necessarily mean the US is on the brink of war with Iran ...

US to Send Patriot Missile System to Middle East

BAS News - 2019-05-11 10:55
ERBIL — The United States will send the Patriot missile system to the Middle East as tensions with Iran further escalate. US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan also authorized the deployment of a Navy amphibious transport dock ship to encounter Ir ...

US Carrier Arrives at Red Sea After Passing Suez Canal

BAS News - 2019-05-09 23:12
ERBIL - The Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) has reportedly arrived at the Red Sea after it passed through Egypt's Suez Canal on Thursday, the Suez Canal Authority has confirmed. The US has ordered the deployment of its aircraft carrier strike group and bomber t ...

Turkey, Russia reviewing deployment in Syria's Tel Rifaat region: Turkish VP

Yahoo - 2019-05-05 11:32

Turkey, Russia Considering Deployment to Tel Rifaat in Northern Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-05 11:03
ERBIL — Turkish and Russian authorities are taking into consideration the possibility of deploying forces to the border areas Tel Rifaat in northern Syria, where the US-backed Kurdish forces are in control. The measures come a day after Turkey confirmed ...

Grandmother Returns from First Deployment in National Guard |

Military - 2019-04-09 11:44

This grandmother returned from Syria in her first deployment in the National Guard

Armytimes - 2019-04-08 06:19

Grandmother returns from first deployment in National Guard - U.S. - Stripes

Stripes - 2019-04-06 18:10

Iraqi Army Sends Reinforcement to Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-03-22 14:29
ERBIL — The Iraqi army on Friday sent a massive reinforcement to Snune area of Sinjar to control the border crossing with Syria. The deployment of additional troops and heavy arms to the border area comes days after deadly clashes erupted in the region b ...

Syrian Kurds propose deployment of multinational border force, reject Turkish safe zone | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-03-09 09:21

Lavrov Says Talks on Syria Safe Zone Underway

Waar Media - 2019-02-24 10:50
WAAR_DUHOK Russian foreign minister said the discussions on establishing a safe zone in northern Syria along the Turkish border were underway as he sees the possibility of the deployment of Russian military police. Speaking to Chinese and Vietnamese broa ...

No Peshmerga Deployment to Disputed Areas Yet: Ministry

BAS News - 2019-02-12 09:47
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Peshmerga Ministry said on Tuesday that they haven’t mobilized any Peshmerga unit into the Kurdish territories disputed between Erbil and Baghdad. Ministry’s Secretary General, Jabar Yawar, told BasNews that the media reports c ...

Additional US Deployment Arrives on Iraq-Syria Border

BAS News - 2019-02-10 10:03
ERBIL — The US army in Iraq has reportedly sent additional forces to the border areas with Syria as the operation to re-capture the last pockets from the Islamic State (IS) over the border begins. Iraqi military sources in Anbar province confirmed the ar ...

Turkish army expands deployment in Syria’s northwest – Middle East Monitor

Middleeastmonitor - 2019-02-03 18:03

Family of Navy officer killed in Syria says regulation forced her deployment

Gulan Media - 2019-01-31 15:00

Local National Guard soldiers return from Iraq deployment

KALB - 2019-01-30 20:49

New work opportunities n Ain Issa camp by the Ain Issa Camp Administration

SDF Press - 2019-01-29 21:26
Raqqa_ the Camp Administration of Ain Issa Camp launched deployment project for camp residents at the middle of 2017 in coordination with the acting organizations there, where it provided about 14 thousand work opportunities. Today, the Administration of ...

‘Thousands’ More Troops To US Border, Colombia Deployment Unclear: Shanahan « Breaking Defense - Defense industry news, analysis and commentary

Breakingdefense - 2019-01-29 19:41

Fire Delays HMS Dragon's Departure For Gulf Deployment

Forces - 2019-01-26 15:02

US Troops Deployed to Tuz Khurmatu Countryside: Source

BAS News - 2019-01-23 14:15
ERBIL — Fresh US forces have been stationed in the suburb of Tuz Khurmatu district, south of Kirkuk in the recent days, said a local source. The mission of the new US deployment is not yet clear, but they have carried out multiple rocket attacks on the M ...

Iraqi government orders deployment of border guards on Iraq-Turkey border

Kurdistan24 - 2019-01-20 06:18

Update: The Military Deployment to the U.S.-Mexico Border | Small Wars Journal

Smallwarsjournal - 2019-01-19 06:23

UN has no plans for deployment to north Syria safe zone

Rûdaw - 2019-01-18 22:30
'We have not any plan for any deployment in Syria at the present moment' ...

Border Troop Deployment Rises Again, to Nearly 8,000 - WSJ

WSJ - 2019-01-16 10:18

Shanahan extends border deployment through September - POLITICO

Politico - 2019-01-15 23:59

Pentagon extends border mission through September

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 08:25
The Defense Department announced late Monday that it will be extending the U.S. military’s support mission on the southern border with Mexico through September, amounting to a nearly year-long deployment of troops there. Close to 5,000 troops, including ...

Rifles And Engineers Put Final Training Into Practice Ahead Of Iraq Deployment

Forces - 2019-01-14 12:51

Deployment of US Forces to Iraq's Mosul Denied

BAS News - 2019-01-13 00:19
ERBIL - The Iraqi army has denied the reports claiming that the US forces had been deployed to the province of Mosul instead of the Iraqi forces. Iraqi News cited a statement by the Security Media Center as calling the reports "untrue" and arguing that t ...

Official in Manbij Rejects Reports Claiming Syrian Forces Entered the City

BAS News - 2019-01-06 23:39
ERBIL - The Co-chair of the Executive Council of the Democratic Civil Administration in Syria's Manbij, Mohammed Khair Sheikho, has rejected the deployment of Syrian regime forces to the city and any other interference in the city's internal affairs with ...

Trump's Military Border Deployment Against Caravan Justified by Lies

Theintercept - 2019-01-05 02:23

Syrian opposition sends troops to Manbij

Waar Media - 2018-12-29 13:28
The Syrian armed opposition on Friday sent new military reinforcements to the Euphrates Shield Operation area and Manbij frontline in Syria. After reports of deployment of regime troops to a key northern region, the Hamza Division, which is a member of t ...

Turkey Reacts to PYD-Syrian Regime Coordination in Border Army Deployment

BAS News - 2018-12-25 18:32
ERBIL - Turkey "will never" tolerate the presence of the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in eastern parts of Syria even if it results in arguments with the neighboring country, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. The Turkish ...

Washington Asks Iraqi Deployment to Syria as US Troops Leave

BAS News - 2018-12-24 13:31
ERBIL — The United States has asked the Iraqi government to deploy soldiers to northeast Syria to fill the gap left by the US troops, a source claimed. The report comes after US President Donald Trump announced that his country’s troops currently station ...

US Presence in Middle East Only Triggered Tensions: Iran

BAS News - 2018-12-22 13:55
ERBIL — Commenting on the recent decision by Washington to withdraw its forces from Syria, Iran has stated that the presence of the US troops in the region has been “irrational” since the very beginning. "In fact, the deployment and the presence of the U ...

Yemen govt allies urge swift UN deployment to save Hodeida truce

Gulan Media - 2018-12-19 19:52

Roj Peshmerga Deployment to Syria Negotiated by US, SDF: US Envoy

BAS News - 2018-12-17 23:30
ERBIL - The US Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey has said that any military campaign by Turkey against the Syrian Kurds would be "a bad idea." The US envoy made the comments during a discussion on US policy towards Syria which was ...

US Considers Deployment of Roj Peshmerga to East Euphrates in Rojava: Source

BAS News - 2018-12-16 13:41
ERBIL — As Turkey is threatening to launch a new military operation against the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Unites (YPG), the United States is considering available options to maintain stability in the region without losing either sides of its all ...

Turkey sends tanks, howitzers to Syrian border: report

Rûdaw - 2018-12-12 18:36
Deployment comes just hours after Erdogan threatened operation east of Euphrates ...

Swedish Parliament extends deployment of its forces in Iraq and Kurdistan Region

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2018-12-06 19:25
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga The Swedish Parliament extends the deployment of its forces in Iraq and Kurdistan Region into 2019. According to an official statement from the Swedish Parliament’s website, Riksdagen, Swedish forces will continue thei ...

Interruption of Phone Lines and Tight Security Measures in Shaho Mountain

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2018-11-14 02:02
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) of Kamyaran has Interrupted the operation of phone lines across the Shaho Mountain and has turned the area into a military garrison through widespread deployment of military forces. The Kurdistan Human Rights N ...

Turkey to begin deployment of S-400 air defense systems in October 2019

Waar Media - 2018-10-25 11:50
Russian S-400 air defense systems WAAR-DUHOK: Ankara will begin the deployment of the Russian-made S-400 air defense systems in October 2019, Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday, adding that Ankara had started recruiting military person ...

Israel steps up armored deployment on Gaza border, Egypt intervenes

Gulan Media - 2018-10-19 12:14

Turkey's parliament renews mandate for troop deployment in Syria | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2018-10-04 02:35

Abadi: Iraqi Army to deploy on borders over “Turkish violations”

Waar Media - 2018-09-17 12:46
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi has ordered the deployment of guards to his country’s borders with Turkey to prevent any “violations” from occurring, the premier’s office said in a statement. The Iraqi PM also vowed to take legal measures and give t ...

Abadi Orders Deployment of Guards to Borders with Turkey

BAS News - 2018-09-17 00:08
ERBIL - Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi has ordered the deployment of guards to his country’s borders with Turkey to prevent any "violations" from occurring, the premier's office said in a statement. The Iraqi PM also vowed to take legal measures and give the c ...

Iraqi protests over dire living conditions resume in Baghdad and the south

Waar Media - 2018-07-22 19:01
WAAR-DUHOK: Widespread protests over miserable living conditions in southern Iraq continued Friday, but demonstrators largely avoided confronting a large deployment of police and military. Throughout the southern provinces and in the capital, protesters ...

Sulaymaniyah ... Deployment of police and security personnel to maintain security

Kurdiu - 2018-06-03 20:08

US Deployment to Sinjar will Ease Yezidis' Return: Mayor

BAS News - 2018-06-02 14:25
ERBIL - The Yezidis can return to their homes in Sinjar easier than before as the US troops have been deployed to the region's mount and stability may be brought to it, said an official on Saturday, adding that the city will no longer stay as a "an Irani ...

US deployment to Shingal 'brings hope' to Ezidis, blocks Iran’s 'corridor' to Syria: Mayor

Kurdistan24 - 2018-06-02 13:55
A Kurdish fighter in Shingal during an operation conducted by Peshmerga forces and backed by US-led airstrikes on Nov. 12, 2015. (Photo: AFP) ...

Russia ‘absolutely’ rejects Dutch & Aussie accusations it’s responsible for MH17 downing

Roji Kurd - 2018-05-26 00:04
Moscow has rejected any involvement in the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine after the Netherlands and Australia declared Russia “responsible” for the deployment of a BUK missile system that downed the jet in 2014. Roji Kurd: Moscow neither accepts nor trus ...

PressTV-Turkey ‘concerned’ by UAE deployment in Yemen

Presstv - 2018-05-11 18:50

French Troops Enter Rojava to Aid Kurdish Forces

BAS News - 2018-04-28 17:31
ERBIL — France has reportedly relocated some of its troops from Iraq to the Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) to help the Kurdish forces. According to Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency, the new deployment was made on Thursday. The agency claimed that the fresh Fr ...

Chemical attack Fact-Finding Mission continues deployment amid airstrikes in Syria

Rûdaw - 2018-04-14 17:37
There have been nearly 50 deaths related to the alleged poison attack ...

US sends Navy strike group with aircraft carrier to Mediterranean Sea

Roji Kurd - 2018-04-12 00:04
Headed by the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier, a U.S. Navy strike group will depart from Norfolk, Virginia on April 11 and head to the Mediterranean for deployment in the Middle East and off the coast of Europe. This is the first combat mission of th ...

Abadi denies Turkish deployment to Iraq, calls on PKK to disarm

Rûdaw - 2018-04-11 02:53
He denied that Turkish forces have made an incursion into Iraqi territory ...

New York Times: U.S. Forces in Syria: Building More Outposts, Pulling Up Lawn Chairs

Justice for Kurds - 2018-04-06 17:47
The United States ground war in Syria started in late 2015, when the Obama administration ordered a small deployment of roughly 50 troops. The American public saw little of the engagement: a few photos of familiar-looking soldiers in familiar-looking armo ...
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