The US Pentagon is to announce it will lift a ban on women serving in frontline combat. The policy change will open up thousands of jobs to women who have been kept out from frontline positions and elite commandos.
The Pentagon has said its forces killed Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour because he posed a danger to the United States. The militant chief was killed in a US strike in Pakistan last week.
A day before its Independence Day, Israel traditionally commemorates the death of all its fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism. But being a soldier has far greater implications for the lives of Israelis.
The Pentagon chief has announced that he will open up all military roles - including combat ones - to women. The decision represents a major step toward promoting gender equality in the US military.
Among those requested to leave are the families of American soldiers at the Incirlik air base. The US State Department and Pentagon cited continued security fears for the notice.
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