Military and Police Aid

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 06:41
France plans to invest 42 million euros ($47 million) to help countries of Africa’s Sahel region prepare to face extremists attacks similar to those that killed dozens in Paris in 2015, an interior ministry official said on Friday.
Monday, October 17, 2016 - 07:12
Britain has sent 40 military personnel to Tunisia to provide training aimed at helping the North African country prevent the spread of Islamic State fighters from neighbouring Libya, the British defence minister said on Saturday.
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 07:34
More details about Turkey’s first military facility in Somalia emerged on Thursday with the construction firm behind the project confirming the base will be able to train hundreds of local soldiers.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 07:04
Turkey's Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said: "Turkey's presence in Bashiqa is legitimate. We will continue our presence there as long as Turkey is needed there." He said Turkey’s presence in the Iraqi region was for the purpose of supporting the people of Mosul.
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 06:20
The European Union has been training military personnel in Mali for the last three years. Yet despite this international assistance, Islamist terrorists were able to capture the Malian army base in Nampala in mid-July 2016.
Monday, October 10, 2016 - 07:05
The KDF personnel from the elite forces pride themselves as among the best trained and equipped on the continent. Most of the specialised teams are trained by the Americans, Britons and Belgians.
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 08:23
Forty-four Afghan troops visiting the United States for military training have gone missing in less than two years, presumably in an effort to live and work illegally in America, Pentagon officials said.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 08:02
Kenya has gotten support from Jordan for its counter terrorism activities. Fighter pilots of the Kenyan Defence Forces (KDF) are to receive training from Jordan.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:51
U.S. and Indian troops are wrapping up counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism training this month in Uttarakhand, an Indian state that borders Chinese-occupied Tibet. The 22-day exercise at the Chaubattia Military Station aims to hone the soldiers’ ability to plan and conduct missions together.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:34
Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thinks the mission to train allied air forces needs extra emphasis from the service, potentially including building in incentives for the airmen who do that mission.