Africa

First foreign victim of S Sudan hotel rampage testifies

Trial seen as a key test of accountability in civil war-torn country where few accused of atrocities ever face justice.

First foreign victim of Terrain Hotel attack testifies

Latin America

Venezuela holds military drills after US threat

Training exercises across country come at the heels of new US sanctions and Trump's warning of military action.

US & Canada

Trump signs memo banning transgender military recruits

Rights activists decry Trump's reversal of Obama-era decision to allow trans people to openly serve in the US military.

Trump signs memo banning transgender military recruits

Al Jazeera World

Israel's Volunteer Soldiers

What drives foreign nationals to join the Israeli army, both as paid soldiers and unpaid volunteers?

Middle East

Family defends Jordanian accused of murdering US troops

Parents of a 39-year-old Jordanian soldier who killed three US military trainers seek to have him exonerated.

'Maarik al-Tawaiha was no murderer' family say

Middle East

Iran, US trade blame over naval incident

US fires warning flares at 'unresponsive' Iranian vessels in an incident that Iran says was unprovoked.

Iran, US trade blame over naval incident

Middle East

Iran unveils new missile production line

Tehran starts manufacturing missiles that can target fighter jets, drones, cruise missiles and helicopters.

Iran unveils new missile production line

UpFront

Is Hollywood too close to the military?

Homeland graffiti artist Heba Amin and Militainment author Roger Stahl on Hollywood's relationship with the military.

Middle East

Qatar: Fighter jets deal shows deep US support

US institutions are with Doha and not easily influenced by political changes, a Qatari official is quoted as saying.

Military

Germany to withdraw troops from Turkish base

The decision comes following Turkey's refusal to allow German lawmakers access to visit soldiers in the Incirlik base.

Germany to withdraw troops from Turkish base

Latin America

Brazil president backtracks on troop deployment

1,500 soldiers deployed in Brasilia are removed after accusations President Michel Temer only trying to cling to power.

Michel Temer rescinds controversial troop deployment

US & Canada

US army 'lost track of $1bn worth of arms'

Amnesty International urges the US and other countries to stop arms transfers that could fuel atrocities.

US army 'lost track of $1bn worth of arms'

Africa

Ivory Coast mutineers reject deal to end crisis

Spokesmen for soldiers rebelling over pay reject offer of $8,360 each as mutiny paralyses large parts of Ivory Coast.

Ivory Coast mutineers reject deal to end crisis

Africa

Ivory Coast: Soldiers seal off second largest city

Disgruntled troops cut off Bouake after staging fresh revolt over a pay dispute with the government.

Mutinying soldiers seal off Ivory Coast's Bouake

Middle East

Jordan, US launch Eager Lion military exercise

Some 7,400 troops from 20 nations taking part in Eager Lion military drills, 'the largest and most complex to date'.

Jordan, US launch Eager Lion military exercise