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US service member dies in non-combat incident in Afghanistan

The NATO Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan announced Friday that an American solider died in Afghanistan in a non-combat related incident. The incident occurred Thursday and is currently under investigation, the statement reads, but no additional details were provided. The service member’s identity will be withheld

Turkey, Philippines sign deal for defense cooperation

Turkey and the Philippines signed a deal for defense cooperation in the Philippine capital on Tuesday. ATAKS WILL BE SENT TO PHILIPPINES The deal — a memorandum of understanding — was signed by Ismail Demir, the head of Turkey’s Defense Industries Presidency, and Delfin

US warns Syrian opposition against backing Turkish op.

The U.S. administration has warned the Syrian opposition against supporting Turkey’s planned military operation in Syria, east of the Euphrates River, near Turkish borders. As Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday announced that an operation to clear the region, located east of the

Tougher screening for Middle East cargo flights to US

Cargo flights from five Middle East countries will have to undergo extra security screening when flying to the United States, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said on Monday. Flights originating from Qatar, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates will have to undergo

Turkish jets strike PKK targets in northern Iraq

ANKARA, Jan 23 Turkish jets have destroyed shelters and weapon caches that belong to separatist Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in northern Iraq, said Turkey’s General Staff on Tuesday. The airstrikes targeted PKK camps in the Upper Zab region when they were preparing for an