U.S. Army soldiers sat on a plane as they prepared for the flight home to Fort Hood, Texas, from Kuwait City, Kuwait, Friday. The soldiers were part of one of the last American combat units to leave Iraq.
A woman, center, was taken away by members of the Egyptian army in Cairo Friday. At least three protesters were shot to death in clashes between Egypt’s military and protesters.
A soldier stood near charcoal—a source of revenue for Bur Garbo, Somalia. The town is unable to sell its charcoal now that boat trading has ceased since the Kenyan military arrived. Kenya sent troops into Somalia after a string of kidnappings and attacks on Kenyan soil
A paramilitary police officer looked at pigeons during a ceremony Tuesday in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China, to mourn the victims of the 1937 Nanjing massacre.
U.S. Army Spc. Sean Schoephoerster of the 2-82 Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, First Cavalry Division, painted over a sign at Camp Adder in Nasiriyah, Iraq, as the Army prepares to pull out and hand the base back to the Iraqi government later this month.
Sgt. Jeffrey Merrick of Columbus, Ohio, a member of the 2-82 Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, pulled cases of equipment to a shipping container at Camp Adder near Nasiriyah, Iraq. The U.S. Army is preparing to pull out of Iraq by the end of this year.
A soldier bid farewell to retiring comrades at the train station in Dandong, Liaoning Province, northeast China.
Russian soldiers dressed in World War II-era Red Army uniforms paraded through Moscow’s Red Square Monday to mark the 70th anniversary of a 1941 parade from which Soviet soldiers marched off to fight German soldiers.
Palestinian children looked at an Islamic Jihad militant in Beit Lahia in the Gaza Strip on Friday. Israel’s navy boarded two small protest boats trying to break the blockade of the Gaza Strip on Friday and towed them to an Israeli port.
Veteran Edward Pages spoke in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement and against the military industrial complex near Zuccotti Park in New York Wednesday
Thai soldiers went off duty at the end of their shift Friday at the ceremonial Grand Palace, near the Chao Phraya River, in Bangkok. Thai authorities were racing against time late Friday to shore up the capital’s defenses against a massive flow of water.
South Korean army soldiers re-enacted the Battle of the Naktong Bulge in Waegwan, South Korea, Thursday, as part of a series of events to mark the 61th anniversary of the Korean War.