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Turkey sends more troops, tanks to Syria amid Idlib assault

BEIRUT (AP) - Several Turkish armored vehicles and tanks entered rebel-controlled northwestern Syria early on Friday, the latest reinforcements sent in by Ankara amid...

Guatemala sends troops to fight gangs in 2 high-crime areas

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Guatemala’s new president announced a state of alert for two municipalities with high crime rates to combat gang activity Friday,...

Asian countries brace to evacuate workers in Iraq, Iran

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the military to prepare to deploy its aircraft and ships “at any moment’s notice” to...

Philippines braces to evacuate its workers in Iraq, Iran

MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the military to prepare to deploy its aircraft and ships “at any moment’s notice” to...

On short notice, US fast-response force flies to Mideast

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Being a U.S. soldier in a fast-response force sometimes means being sent halfway across the world within a day,...

With hours’ notice, US fast-response force flies to Mideast

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Hundreds of U.S. soldiers deployed Saturday from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Kuwait to serve as reinforcements in the...

With hours’ notice, US fast-response force flies to Mideast

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Hundreds of U.S. soldiers deployed Saturday from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, to Kuwait to serve as reinforcements in the...

Trump: Aim of killing Iranian general was to ‘stop a war’

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Friday he ordered the killing of a top Iranian general “to stop a war,” not start one,...

Turkish lawmakers authorize sending troops to fight in Libya

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's parliament on Thursday authorized the deployment of troops to Libya to support the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli battle forces...

Turkish lawmakers debate sending troops to fight in Libya

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's parliament convened Thursday to vote on whether to send Turkish troops to Libya to help the U.N.-supported government in...