Sunday, 18 March 2018
The joint exercises between Saudi forces and the US Army which began days ago in the kingdom’s Northern Region continued with the participation of the Saudi Royal Land Forces in order to raise the level of combat readiness of officers and personnel of the ground forces.The training program, held under banner of “Friendship Military Exercises 2018”, included training in regular and irregular warfare operations as well as the planning processes of joint coordination and training ...
A member of Manbij Military Council gestures at a car in Manbij city, Syria, December 29, 2018. Some 20 miles from the Turkish border, Manbij occupies a critical spot in the map of the Syrian conflict, near the junction of three separate blocks of territory that form spheres of Russian, Turkish and - for now - US influence. (Reuters)
People stand near the civil administration building of Manbij city, December 29, 2018. ISIS was dislodged from Manbij in 2016 by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a militia force spearheaded by the Kurdish YPG and backed by the US-led coalition. (Reuters)