Camouflaged Iranian Army soldiers march during the annual military parade marking the begging of the 1980 war with Iraq, in Tehran, Iran, on Tuesday. Iran is marking the start of the eight-year-long war with Iraq (1980-1988)
An Iraqi army cadet performs “the leap of faith” from a bridge during training in Baghdad today.
A protester raises his fist in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on Friday, as demonstrators burned tyres and blocked neighborhood streets to protest at a military coup that derailed the democratic transition
Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers train with wooden rifles at their barracks in Heihe, northeast China’s Heilongjiang province.
Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff waves in a vehicle during a civic-military parade to commemorate Brazil’s Independence Day in Brasilia, Brazil
A Ukrainian armed forces military unit marches at Kiev’s Independence Square, Ukraine, on Monday, during a march on the occasion of Independence Day
A recruit of the far-right volunteer battalion Azov takes part in a competition in Kiev on Friday prior to leaving to the battle region in east Ukraine
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Ukrainian servicemen, their faces darkened with camouflage paint, take part in military exercises on the army’s training ranges near Ghytomyr, some 150 km west of Kiev.
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Lebanese army soldiers stand next of their armored personnel carriers as they prepare to reopen a highway linking Beirut to southern Lebanon blocked by angry protesters, in the coastal town of Jiyeh, Lebanon today. The closure of the vital highway comes amid reports that the government plans to move trash piled on the streets of Beirut to the Kharoub region south of the capital.
Indonesian President Joko Widodo inspects a locally made firearm during a visit at the state-owned defence industry Pt. Pindad plant in Bandung, western Java island.
South Korean marines aim their machine guns after they landed on the beach during a landing exercise in Taean, South Korea on Monday. South Korean navy and marine held a joint landing drill on the west coast on Monday improving their military readiness to protect the Korean Peninsula
Nepalese army personnel arrange the ammunition kept on display during the Inauguration ceremony of the two MI-17V-5 Helicopters bought from Russia for the Nepal Army Air Wing in Kathmandu.
Visitors to the Paris Air Show are reflected in the helmet visor worn by the French Lieutenant Romain of the 1st Combat Helicopter Regiment.
Members of Palestinian national security forces loyal to Hamas demonstrate their skills during a military graduation ceremony in the northern Gaza Strip
Children and honour guards watch a performance during the so-called parade of children’s troops in Rostov-on-Don, southern Russia, on Thursday
School children from Belgium sit on a tank on display listening to an Israeli soldier speaking about Israel’s wars, at the Armoured Corps memorial. A ceremony was held in Latrun near Jerusalem, Israel, on Wednesday to mark the annual Memorial Day for soldiers and civilians killed in more than a century of conflict between Jews and Arabs
US Marines stand to attention during a military exercise at the Novo Selo military base near the town of Sliven, 290 km from Sofia, Bulgaria
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Ukrainian servicemen take part in a military drill in the Zhytomyr region, 150 km from Kiev
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A female Syrian soldier from the Republican Guard commando battalion drives a tank during clashes with rebels in the restive Jobar area, in eastern Damascus.
Ukraine’s voluntary militia, called the Azov Battalion, undergoes artillery training.