For Palestinian prisoners, prison break is a resistance method that seizes the power of life and death — and the power of release — from the Israeli state.
Two more soldiers were injured after the terrorists targeted an armoured vehicle carrying the Turkish troops to a base in northern Syria, the Turkish Ministry of National Defence said.
The soldiers were killed during a raid while the UN peacekeepers were wounded following a car-bomb attack.
More than 100,000 African and ethnic minority soldiers, who died fighting for the British Empire in World War I, had not been properly commemorated due to "pervasive racism," a report finds.
A state ceremony was held on Friday in the Turkish capital Ankara for 11 soldiers, who were killed in a helicopter crash a day earlier in Turkey’s Bitlis province.
The 20-year-old soldier, Cole James Bridges of Stow, Ohio, also known as Cole Gonzales, was with the Third Infantry Division out of Fort Stewart, Georgia, when he thought he was communicating with Daesh online about the terrorism plots.
The two former US special forces soldiers have been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Egypt has been fighting the Sinai affiliate of the Daesh extremist movement for years and struggling to re-establish control over the restive border region.
The attack was carried out by heavily-armed terrorists in the western Tillaberi region. "A substantial number of terrorists were neutralised," the defence ministry said. Niger extended a partial emergency in place since 2017 for another three months.
The US has announced that its operation against Daesh is over and that it will withdraw from Syria, after Turkey revealed its plans for an operation in the country.
The repatriation of troops' remains is one of the commitments made during a landmark summit between North Korea's Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in June.
Taliban fighters attacked the Afghan troops who had assembled to prepare an attack in the western province of Farah in the night, setting off a fierce battle, officials said. An air strike was called in and killed at least 25 militants, he said.
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