The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The organization implements the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on 4 April 1949. NATO constitutes a system of collective defence whereby its independent member states agree to mutual defence in response to an attack by any external party. NATO's Headquarters are located in Evere, Brussels, Belgium, while the headquarters of Allied Command Operations is near Mons, Belgium.
The Sukhoi Su-30MKI, codenamed 'Flanker-H' by NATO, is a twinjet multirole air superiority heavy, all-weather, long-range fighter jet, developed by Russia's Sukhoi and built under license by India's.. DNA - Published
Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday that Jordan is one of the transatlantic alliance’s closest global partners as they continue their work against international terrorism. It came as.. WorldNews - Published
Boris Johnson has served Christmas lunch to British troops stationed in Estonia as he thanked them for their work in keeping Europe safe. The Prime Minister dished out turkey and Yorkshire puddings to..
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A look at the highlights from Wednesday's General Election campaign trails. The Nato summit in Watford influenced Wednesday’s campaigning as party leaders were quizzed about their feelings towards US..
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Boris Johnson addresses the media at the Nato summit, calling it the most successful alliance in history. He says the UK will make a contribution of two fighter squadrons and six warships - including..
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the assertion that several Nato leaders were mocking US President Donald Trump was 'complete nonsense'. A huddle which included Mr Johnson and the Princess Royal..
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The First Lady of the United States visited the Salvation Army in Clapton in London during the Nato summit. Melania Trump met with local school students from the Baden Powell School to create Christmas..
Two U.S. service members were killed and two others wounded when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission said in a.. Reuters - Published
Washington on Friday spurned an Iraqi request to prepare to pull out its troops, amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions after the U.S. killing of an Iranian commander in Baghdad, and said it was.. Reuters - Published
Donald Trump has called on NATO to play a more active role in the Middle East.He said he has come up with a new name for an expanded military alliance: "NATOME."The President told reporters that NATO.. WorldNews - Published
A roadside bomb hit a convoy of U.S. troops on Saturday in Afghanistan's southern province of Kandahar, a NATO spokesman and an Afghan official said, but there were no immediate details of casualties.. Reuters - Published
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the possibility of an expanded NATO presence in Iraq in a call with his Canadian counterpart, Foreign Minister François‑Philippe Champagne, the State.. Reuters - Published
Iran's air defense may have shot down the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed near Teheran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board, the head of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO).. Reuters - Published
President Donald Trump says he thinks NATO should be expanded to include nations in the Middle East. He even is suggesting a new name for the 70-year-old alliance: "NATOME" - short for NATO-Middle.. USATODAY.com - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he supported expanding the North American Treaty Organization to include Middle Eastern nations, as the United States seeks to limit its troop footprint.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the situation in the Middle East with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday and "emphasized the value of NATO increasing its role in preventing.. Reuters - Published
BRUSSELS - Germany moved 35 soldiers serving in Iraq to neighboring Jordan and Kuwait on Tuesday, while NATO said it was also shifting some of its troops out of the country amid tensions over the US.. WorldNews - Published
NATO is moving some of its trainers out of Iraq, a NATO official said on Tuesday, following fears of a regional conflagration in the wake of a U.S. drone strike on Iran's top military commander last.. Reuters - Published
All members of the Atlantic alliance stood behind the United States in the Middle East after it briefed NATO on its drone strike that killed Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani, NATO.. Reuters - Published
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Monday that all members of the Atlantic alliance stood behind the United States in the Middle East, after a U.S. drone strike killed Iranian military.. WorldNews - Published
NATO ambassadors will gather on Monday in Brussels for an urgent meeting convened by the head of the military alliance to discuss the situation in the Middle East after a U.S. drone strike in Baghdad.. Reuters - Published
NATO has suspended training of Iraqi forces to ensure the safety of several hundred mission members amid fears for regional stability after a U.S. air strike in Baghdad killed a top Iranian general, an.. Reuters - Published
ANKARA - Turkey's parliament has approved the deployment of troops to Libya aimed at shoring up the UN-backed government in Tripoli, sparking a blunt warning from US President Donald Trump against any.. WorldNews - Published
A few months after his astonishing rise to power, Vladimir Putin, then 47, was eager to please at his first Kremlin summit with a US counterpart: then-US president Bill Clinton. The retired KGB.. WorldNews - Published
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told the German Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA) news agency that he was open to having a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin under the.. WorldNews - Published
A senior Russian military general says the US-led NATO military alliance is preparing its forces for a major conflict, citing an increase in NATO’s war games close to Russian borders in the region... WorldNews - Published
NATO will receive its second U.S.-made Global Hawk drone on Thursday and aims to have all five unmanned aircraft of its $1.5 billion surveillance system operational in 2022, alliance officials said on.. Reuters - Published
Underscoring U.S. lawmakers' continuing unhappiness with Russia, a Senate committee on Wednesday advanced legislation seeking to hamper Russian energy pipelines and boosting NATO but delayed voting on.. Reuters - Published
In an interview with FRANCE 24, former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discussed the recent NATO summit in London. He reacted to French President Emmanuel Macron's comments about the.. France 24 - Published
Suicide blasts in Afghanistan killed one person and injured more than 60 in an attack on Wednesday on the United States' main military base of Bagram that was repulsed after a 30-minute clash, Afghan.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
A suicide bomber in Afghanistan detonated explosives on Wednesday outside the United States' main military base of Bagram in an attack that wounded five people, Afghan and NATO officials said. Reuters - Published
A suicide bomber in Afghanistan detonated explosives on Wednesday outside the United States' main military base of Bagram in an attack that wounded five people, Afghan and NATO officials said. France 24 - Published Also reported by •Reuters
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Russia's challenge to NATO and democratic nations, as well as Iran's influence on the wider Middle East, remain two of the top threats to world peace, two.. WorldNews - Published
Last week’s Nato summit turned out to be quite the spectacle. Instead of joyful celebrations marking 70 years of the most successful military alliance in history, the event was marred by bickering.. WorldNews - Published
A senior Polish official said Monday there could be no backtracking from a NATO decision to pursue a defense plan for Poland and the Baltics after Ankara suggested it might still block it until allies.. Reuters - Published
Turkey will block final publication of a NATO defense plan for the Baltics and Poland until allies agree to designate the Syrian Kurdish YPG a terrorist group, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on.. Reuters - Published
NATO allies did not reach agreement at a summit in London this week and Ankara was left alone in the fight against terrorism, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying on Friday. Reuters - Published
US efforts to steer its allies to define China as a threat have come to nothing after members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) issued a declaration Wednesday, in which China was.. WorldNews - Published
A court in Kosovo has sentenced a lawmaker who once served as a government minister to two years in jail for denying a massacre by Serb forces in 1999 which prompted NATO's intervention to halt the.. Reuters - Published