Defence ministry says several people killed after suicide attacker targets market in Saada in north of country.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday Moscow was still committed to sending him advanced anti-aircraft weapons, although a source close to the Russian defence ministry said the missiles had yet to arrive. The prospect of the missiles arriving is a serious worry for Western and regional countries opposing Assad which have called on Moscow [...]
Men suspected of killing soldier were known to UK security services, reports say, as defence ministry names victim.
Mohammed Mahmoud al-Bargati's quits, calling a siege of government ministries by armed groups an assault on democracy.
At least 20 people have been killed in battle between protesters and security forces, according to ministry of defence.
Increased military presence in Asia-Pacific poses "security threats", Chinese defence ministry says in white paper.
A woman who had too much to drink fell asleep on a train. Mark Scully, an official in the British Ministry of Defence, pretended to help her to a taxi but instead dragged her into some woods and assaulted her. He worked on reconstruction issues in southern Afghanistan in 2009-10, the Daily Mail reports.
The hero-soldier brand is undeniably potent. The increased presence of soldiers at sports events - be it at Premier League games or the Olympics - is a shrewd move by the PR-savvy Ministry of Defence. The idea of a wholesome, dutiful hero is very appealing and is very much a feature of British identity, intertwined as it is with our military history and our imperial present.
Defence Ministry says Sudan is building up troops in troubled border region, the site of fierce clashes in September.
South Korean defence ministry says launch of satellite into space was disguised test of a 10,000km-range 'missile'.
Ministry of Defence has spent $22.7m settling claims from 205 Iraqis who alleged abuse by British troops.
Charges are in connection with a shooting incident in 2011 in the Afghan province of Helmand, defence ministry says.
Yemen defence ministry says Saeed al-Shihri, second-in-command of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, has been killed.
Yemeni armed forces have killed Said al-Shehri, a man seen as the second-in-command of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a government website said on Monday. The Ministry of Defence website said Shehri was a Saudi national who was killed, along with six other militants, in any army operation in the remote Hadramout province [...]
A Syrian rebel group said on Wednesday it had killed a Russian general working as an adviser to Syria’s ministry of defence in an operation on the outskirts of the capital Damascus, but within hours Moscow vociferously denied the report. Russian officials presented a man they said was Vladimir Petrovich Kuzheyev before a television camera [...]
Eleven people were killed and more than 160 injured near Egypt's Ministry of Defence on May 2 after protesters demanding an end to military rule were attacked by armed men. In this post Mohamed ElGohary translates an eye-witness account.
Two high-profile Labor men reached for the Foreign Ministry last week – Bob Carr and Stephen Smith. Carr won because the Prime Minister asserted herself. On this reading, Smith got second prize – he gets to stay as Defence Minister.Show More Summary
Who said the Royal Marines don't have the Christmas spirit? They'd fit right in at my local mall. (Hat tip: The Telegraph) Photo: Ministry of Defence
Figures released by the UK Ministry of Defence on the weapons it used during the Libya operation reveal the transformation of aerial warfare over the last two decades. From the start of current operations in Libya up till 1 September...Show More Summary
I keep saying that the Israel lobby is a central factor in the making of our foreign policy, and some day journalists are going to have to cover the story-- and the Liam Fox scandal in Britain ups the ante. Liam Fox was once a rising star in British politics. But the British defense secretary [...]