US-led forces pull out of third Iraqi base this month

US soldiers gather at the Ain al-Assad airbase in Anbar, Iraq in January [File: Qassim Abdul-Zahra/AP] MORE ON IRAQ US-led forces pull out of third Iraqi base this monthyesterday US-led coalition withdraws from Iraq airbase after rocket attacks3 days ago Rocket attack targets Baghdad's fortified Green Zone5 days ago Turkey retaliates after two soldiers killed in … Continue reading US-led forces pull out of third Iraqi base this month

Somali governor killed in al-Shabab suicide bomb attack

Al-Shabab, an al-Qaeda-linked group, wants to overthrow Somalia's government [File: Al Jazeera] MORE ON SOMALIA 'Butchered': The Kenyan FGM clinic serving Europeanslast week Coronavirus pandemic: Experts say Somalia risk greater than Chinalast week US air strike in Somalia killed civilians: MP2 weeks ago Kenya accuses Somali army of 'unwarranted attack' on border town3 weeks ago A … Continue reading Somali governor killed in al-Shabab suicide bomb attack

N Korea fires more missiles than ever amid coronavirus pandemic

A suspected missile is fired in this image released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on March 22, 2020 [KCNA/via Reuters] MORE ON ASIA PACIFIC N Korea fires more missiles than ever amid coronavirus pandemictoday Coronavirus: Which countries have confirmed cases?today Timeline: How the new coronavirus spreadtoday What happens if you catch the new coronavirus?today … Continue reading N Korea fires more missiles than ever amid coronavirus pandemic

France and allies establish new task force in Sahel

Soldiers from Burkina Faso patrol along a Gorgadji road in the Sahel area of Burkina Faso [File: Luc Gnago/Reuters] MORE ON FRANCE Paris hospitals to be overwhelmed 'within 48 hours'yesterday Germany, Switzerland help France deal with COVID-19 patientsyesterday France's business mood sours as lockdown slows economy2 days ago France enters second week of lockdown as COVID-19 … Continue reading France and allies establish new task force in Sahel