Tag: <span>withdraw</span>

Canada to withdraw jets fighting Islamic State ‘within weeks’

Posted December 08, 2015 11:40:59 Canada’s new Liberal government will act inside weeks to fulfil a campaign promise to withdraw six fighter jets that have been attacking Islamic State (IS) positions in Iraq and Syria, the foreign ministry says. The Liberals, who took energy final month, say Canada can contribute more efficiently to the US-led…


Iraq calls on Turkey to ‘immediately’ withdraw troops sent more than the border

Posted December 05, 2015 19:48:32 The Iraqi government has demanded Turkey withdraw soldiers it sent over the border to an region in the country’s north controlled by Islamic State militants. Turkish media reported that around 150 Turkish soldiers backed by 20 to 25 tanks had been sent by road to the Bashiqa region north-east of…