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#US Troops

# us-troops - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'Deeply troubled': Tánaiste urges Turkey to refrain from assault on Syrian Kurdish forces Kurds This post contains videos

'Deeply troubled': Tánaiste urges Turkey to refrain from assault on Syrian Kurdish forces

The US has been accused of abandoning Kurdish troops as Russia warns that the ‘whole region could be ignited’.

# us-troops - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Two 'former US soldiers' arrested after breaching security perimeter at Shannon Airport

The pair didn’t reach the aircraft, which was parked at a terminal at the time.

# us-troops - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Explainer: Why is Trump vowing to send up to 15,000 troops to the US-Mexico border?

Critics have blasted the move as an expensive political stunt ahead of next week’s midterm elections.

# us-troops - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Iraq holds first polls since US pullout as attacks spike

14 election candidates have been killed since campaigning began.

# us-troops - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Vigil at Shannon Airport marks 10 year anniversary of Iraq war

Anti-war group Shannonwatch said Ireland’s record in UN peacekeeping has been “tarnished” by complicity in the CIA rendition programme.

# us-troops - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

The exit begins: 10,000 US troops to leave Afghanistan within a year

A decade on, the US president is expected to announce this evening that thousands of American troops will be pulled out of the Afghan war by summer 2012.

# us-troops - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Two US soldiers shot dead as protesters rage against Quran burning

Protesters in Afghanistan are still angered by the burning of the Islamic holy book at a church in Florida last month.

# us-troops - Friday 4 March, 2011

Majority of injured US troops not wounded in combat

A report from the Pentagon reveals that the majority of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq suffered injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder, sprains and mood disorders.

# us-troops - Tuesday 31 August, 2010

Iraqi leader declares country ‘independent’ as US leaves

US combat operation formally ends tonight.