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World 05 Apr 2018 | 1:50 AM

Migrants at U.S.-Mexico border say Trump's tough talk will not deter them

MISSION, Texas (Reuters) - On Tuesday, the same day that U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to deploy military to help patrol the U.S.-Mexico border, Edwin Valdez and four other Central American migrants were walking through dense brush at a south Texas wildlife reserve, hoping to escape notice.

World 04 Apr 2018 | 8:59 AM

National Guard part of Trump's Mexico border strategy - White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's strategy for the U.S.-Mexico border includes mobilizing the National Guard, the White House said on Tuesday, after Trump had earlier spoken publicly to reporters about "guarding our border with the military" to stop illegal immigrants.

World 12 Jun 2017 | 10:58 PM

Qatar-Saudi land border deserted after frontier shut

ABU SAMRA, QATAR-SAUDI ARABIA BORDER (Reuters) - Qatar's normally bustling desert border with Saudi Arabia was deserted on Monday, with a few dozen frustrated travellers bemoaning a rift between Gulf powers that has frozen movement across Qatar's only land border.

World 10 Mar 2017 | 1:02 AM

Hungary to arm new "border hunters" after six-month crash course

BARCS, Hungary (Reuters) - Sandor Jankovics is proud to be joining Hungary's new "border hunter" force after a six-month crash course to help police and army units keep out migrants, part of a security clampdown that has raised human rights concerns.

World 14 Jan 2014 | 11:20 PM

As al Qaeda revives, Iraq struggles to secure Syria border

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq is struggling to tighten control of its border with Syria, alarmed by a resurgent al Qaeda force that seeks to build an Islamic state across a frontier drawn in colonial times.

World 05 May 2014 | 8:25 PM

Turkey builds wall in token effort to secure border with Syria

REYHANLI Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey has started building a new wall along a fragment of its southeastern border with Syria as it struggles against smuggling, illegal migration and the threat from al Qaeda fighters among Syria's rebel ranks.

World 24 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Sunni tribesmen seize Iraqi border crossing with Jordan - sources

AMMAN (Reuters) - Sunni tribesmen took control of a border crossing between Iraq and Jordan after Iraq's army pulled out of the area following clashes with rebels, Iraqi and Jordanian intelligence sources said on Monday.

World 26 Jun 2014 | 3:00 AM

Iraq turmoil leaves Jordan racing to secure second border

JORDAN-IRAQ BORDER (Reuters) - Jordanian military and political officials vowed on Wednesday to prevent advancing Sunni militants from crossing into the Western-backed kingdom, putting on a public show of force along its fortified desert border with Iraq.

World 07 Apr 2015 | 6:25 PM

On Saudi border with Yemen, troops watch for Houthi movement

JIZAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Far from war-damaged Sanaa and Aden, Lieutenant Colonel Hamed al-Ahmari stood atop a Saudi border post and gestured across a valley to a Yemeni mountainside held by the Houthi militia, whose positions the kingdom's jets have bombarded for 12 days.

World 07 Jun 2019 | 6:38 AM

Explainer: How does the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border compare with the past?

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has made immigration a central theme of his administration but has grown increasingly frustrated with the ballooning numbers of mostly Central American families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and turning themselves in to U.S. authorities.