Turkey's Prime Minister on Friday said the obvious links between the US-backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and the founder of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), is the cause of great damage to his country's relationship with Washington.
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North Korea on Thursday strongly condemned naval manoeuvers that the US is presently carrying out with South Korea on the peninsula, and threatened to launch an "unimaginable strike" against them.
South Korea and the US on Monday began large-scale joint naval manoeuvers in waters off the Korean peninsula amid the heightened tensions with Pyongyang.
The US Army has fired a two-star General who allegedly sent flirty messages to the wife of an enlisted soldier at his post in Italy.
US President Donald Trump has lashed out at the US television network NBC over its report that the Commander-in-Chief had sought a dramatic increase in the country's nuclear arsenal.
The Pentagon has said diplomatic tension between the US and Turkey has not affected their military activities.
The US State Department has approved on Friday a possible $15 billion sale of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) systems to Saudi Arabia, according to a statement released by the Pentagon.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrived on Wednesday on a surprise visit to Afghanistan, where they will meet with the Afghan President.
North Korea has moved its airplanes and strengthened defences on its eastern coast after the US dispatched fighter jets and bombers to the Korean peninsula earlier last weekend, a South Korean intelligence source said on Tuesday.
The US has not declared war on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), the White House said on Monday, in response to remarks of the DPRK's top diplomat.
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October 20, 2017
WASHINGTON, Oct. 19, 2017 - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis (C-R) welcomes Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman (C-L) prior to their meeting at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., the United States, on Oct. 19, 2017.
September 11, 2017
ARLINGTON, Sept. 11, 2017 - People visit the Pentagon Memorial in honor of the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks in Arlington, Virginia, the United States, Sept. 10, 2017.
September 6, 2017
Washington: Defense Minister Song Young-moo (R) shakes hands with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis ahead of a meeting at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 30, 2017.
August 29, 2017
Defense Minister Song Young-moo speaks to reporters at Incheon International Airport on Aug. 29, 2017, ahead of a flight to Washington, D.C. Song will meet with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at the Pentagon on Aug. 30 over North Korea's missile and nuclear threats.
July 12, 2017
WASHINGTON, July 12, 2017 - United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) poses with Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti during a welcome ceremony upon her arrival to the Pentagon in Washington D.C., the United States, July 11, 2017.