Japan to send military to Middle East

Japan to send military to Middle East

(VOVWORLD) - Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo on Friday explained to visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Japan's plan to deploy its Self-Defense Forces (SDF) to the Middle East
NATO begins multinational drill in Black Sea

NATO begins multinational drill in Black Sea

(VOVworld) – More than 1,500 troops from 7 NATO countries are participating in the Poseidon 2017 multinational military drill held in Romania and international waters of the Black Sea. 17 military ships...
Turkish President announces armed force shake-up

Turkish President announces armed force shake-up

(VOVworld) - President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey will shut down its military academies and put the armed forces under the command of the defense minister. The changes, some of which...
 IS executes dozens in Iraq

IS executes dozens in Iraq

(VOVworld) - The Islamic State (IS) has executed 20 people who wanted to fight against them in the northern Iraqi province of Kirkuk, Iraqi officials said Monday
Iran denies sending troops to Iraq

Iran denies sending troops to Iraq

(VOVworld) - Iran has not sent military forces to Iraq, said Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham, denying the presence of any Iranian military officials in the crisis-torn country