Troop deployments

A woman with a wounded leg during clashes between protestors and police, is transported in a wheelbarrow, during protests over fuel hikes in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Zimbabwean police on Monday fired tear gas in suburbs of the capital an attempt to disperse angry demonstrators who burned tires and threw stones to protest fuel price hikes. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
January 14, 2019 - 11:10 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean soldiers on Monday deployed in some urban areas where police clashed with protesters over fuel hikes, deepening the sense of crisis in a country whose economy is rapidly deteriorating. At least 13 people were injured by gunfire and 12 were arrested, human rights...
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This photo released on the Facebook page of the Military Council of Manbij City, shows U.S. troops based around the Syrian town of Manbij speaking with residents, in northern Syria, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018. (The Military Council of Manbij City via AP)
December 24, 2018 - 2:45 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Turkish-backed Syrian fighters said Monday they are preparing to move into eastern Syria alongside Turkish troops once American forces withdraw, and that they are already massing on the front line of a town held by Kurdish-led forces. The U.S. pullout will leave the oil-rich eastern...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018 file photo, then Prime Minister-designate Adel Abdul-Mahdi, center, arrives to the parliament building, in the heavily guarded Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq. Abdul-Mahdi told reporters at a press conference on Monday, Dec. 24, 2018, that his government could deploy troops inside Syria, in the latest fallout from the U.S. decision to withdraw from the war-torn country. The prime minister said his government is "considering all the options" to protect Iraq from threats across its borders. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File)
December 24, 2018 - 11:57 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi troops could deploy into neighboring Syria, Iraq's prime minister said Monday, in the latest fallout from the U.S. decision to withdraw from the war-torn country. Adel Abdul-Mahdi said his government was "considering all the options" to protect Iraq from threats across its...
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Bangladeshi policemen check the bags of commuters in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. Thousands of army soldiers are being deployed across Bangladesh to provide security and help conduct national elections next Sunday. The soldiers are setting up camps in 389 areas and navy personnel are fanning out across the coast, according to the statement. (AP Photo)
December 24, 2018 - 5:49 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Thousands of army soldiers are being deployed across Bangladesh to provide security and help conduct national elections next Sunday. The deployment began early Monday and the soldiers will be on duty until Jan. 2, the military's public relations office said. The soldiers...
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FILE - In this Aug, 1, 2018 file photo, soldiers patrol the streets in Harare, Zimbabwe, following demonstrations by opposition party supporters. Zimbabwe Military and police were responsible for killing six people when they intervened to stop post election election protests in the capital in August, according to a report by a commission of inquiry released Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
December 18, 2018 - 1:31 pm
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean soldiers and police used "unjustified and disproportionate" force to kill 6 people during election protests in August, according to an official report released Tuesday. The report was widely seen as a test of whether the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
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December 10, 2018 - 12:25 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says two of its nuclear-capable strategic bombers have arrived in Venezuela, a deployment that comes amid soaring Russia-U.S. tensions. Russia's Defense Ministry said a pair Tu-160 bombers landed at Maiquetia airport outside Caracas on Monday following a 10,000-...
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December 04, 2018 - 4:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has approved plans to extend the deployment of active-duty U.S. troops at the southern border with Mexico until January 31. The 45-day extension was requested by the Department of Homeland Security. It involves military forces that...
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A U.S. Border Patrol detains Honduran migrants after they walked onto U.S territory from Tijuana, Mexico, Friday, Nov. 30, 2018. Thousands of migrants who traveled via a caravan members want to seek asylum in the U.S. but may have to wait months because the U.S. government only processes about 100 of those cases a day at the San Ysidro border crossing in San Diego. (AP Photo/Felix Marquez)
November 30, 2018 - 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. plans to cut the number of active duty troops along the border with Mexico but extend the unusual deployment for another 45 days, U.S. officials said Friday. Overall troop levels assigned to assist the Department of Homeland Security with border enforcement will drop from...
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President Donald Trump points as he greets supporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base and on to n route to Palm Beach International Airport, in West Palm Beach, Fla., and onto Mar-a-lago. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 21, 2018 - 11:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frequently credits himself with accomplishing more for the military and veterans than any other president in recent memory. But he has yet to embark on what has long been a traditional presidential pilgrimage important to the military: a visit to troops...
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November 08, 2018 - 7:07 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Amy Juan drove two hours north from her remote community on the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to rally against the deployment of troops there. She's one of many residents of the Southwest who oppose and are speaking out against President Donald Trump's deployment of over 5,000...
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