Iraqi PM Replaces 36 military Commanders

The recently installed Iraqi prime minister removed 36 military commanders in a sweeping shake-up on Wednesday, in his first public attempt to put his mark on the Iraqi security forces battling to retake territory from Islamic State militants. Despite receiving more than $25 billion in American training and equipment over the past 10 years, the […]

Turkey prosecutes Israeli commanders for flotilla deaths

A Turkish court has launched the trial in absentia of four former Israeli military commanders over the deaths of nine Turkish activists on board a ship bound for Gaza in 2010. Israel has denounced the move as a “show trial”. The court hearing, in which almost 500 people are expected to give evidence, will further […]