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North Korea#039s missile explodes within seconds of launch

North Korea's missile explodes within seconds of launch

North Korea's latest missile launch appears to have ended in failure, Seoul's Defense Ministry said in a statement. The North fired a missile from the eastern coastal town of Wonsan on Wednesday, but the launch ended in a …

 Is US preparing for Ukraine deployment?

Is US preparing for Ukraine deployment?

The headline entitled '45th IBCT prepares for Ukraine Deployment' was published on the US Army website army.mil, but soon the website link was removed, showing a 'page not found' error. The National Guard's 45th …

3 US soldiers wounded in green-on-blue attack in Afghanistan

3 US soldiers wounded in green-on-blue attack in Afghanistan

Three U.S. soldiers were wounded when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them at a base in Helmand province on Sunday, NATO said. The trio received medical treatment after the so-called green-on-blue attack, according to NATO, which …

US deployed marines in Syria without permission of Damascus government

US deployed marines in Syria without permission of Damascus government

The United States deployed US marines to the Syrian city of Raqqa without the permission of the Damascus government, Central Command chief Gen. Joseph Votel said in a congressional hearing …

U.S. ship changed course toward Iranians on Saturday: Iran commander

U.S. ship changed course toward Iranians on Saturday: Iran commander

A U.S. Navy ship changed course toward Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, a guard commander was quoted as saying on Wednesday while issuing a warning, Reuters reported. A U.S. official told Reuters …

Trump: US has to start winning wars

Trump: US has to start winning wars

US President Donald Trump said Monday the US has squandered trillions of dollars on military operations in the Middle East over the past two decades without winning any of the wars. “We never win, and we …

US will deploy F-35 Stealth Fighters to the Middle East in the next five years

US will deploy F-35 Stealth Fighters to the Middle East in the next five years

The U.S. Air Force will conduct a large scale deployment of its Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II stealth fighters to the Middle East over the next five years to battle ISIL, and to keep the peace once ISIL is finally beaten. With …

Trump vows military build-up

Trump vows military build-up

President Donald Trump said he would make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military buildups in American history" on Friday in a feisty, campaign-style speech extolling robust nationalism to eager conservative …

US troops have come #039under fire#039 in and around Mosul, official says

US troops have come 'under fire' in and around Mosul, official says

U.S. troops have come "under fire" and have "returned fire" in and around Mosul as allied forces try to retake the city from ISIS, a U.S. military spokesperson said on Wednesday, Fox News reported. “When …

Trump says Keith Kellogg, three others ‘in play’ for national security adviser post

Trump says Keith Kellogg, three others ‘in play’ for national security adviser post

US President Donald Trump said Friday that retired Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, the acting national security adviser, is among four people who are “very much in play” for the full-time post after …

Majority of US Navy’s strike fighters can’t fly

Majority of US Navy’s strike fighters can’t fly

Nearly two-thirds of the US Navy’s F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet strike fighters can’t fly, Defense News reported. Overall, more than half the Navy’s aircraft are grounded, most because there isn’t enough …

US bomber loses engine during training flight

US bomber loses engine during training flight

A B-52 bomber on a training flight near Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota lost an engine mid-flight but was able to land safely with the five crew aboard, according to a report in Defense News. Major Jamie Humphries, …

Georgia and US soldiers celebrate New Year in Afghanistan

Georgia and US soldiers celebrate New Year in Afghanistan

The Georgian troops taking part in a NATO-led peacekeeping mission 'Resolute Support' celebrated the New Year together with the service members of Task Force Tiger, based at Bagram, Afghanistan. The soldiers of the 3 …

Turkish and US armies agree on ISIL

Turkish and US armies agree on ISIL

The chief of general staff of the Turkish Armed Forces Hulusi Akar met with his US counterpart Joseph Dunford discussed joint strategies against ISIL in Syria and Iraq during a meeting in Ankara on Sunday, …

US troopers pictured near Raqqa

US troopers pictured near Raqqa

An Arabic crew of Russia Today has photographed the US soldiers near the Syrian city of Raqqa, which is currently held by ISIL terrorists.  On Sunday, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the start of the operation to …

US Air Force command apologized for close fly-by in Syria

US Air Force command apologized for close fly-by in Syria

American military officials have offered apologies to their Russian colleagues for an incident over Syria, in which US and Russian military jets were involved in a "near-miss" situation. Earlier, Washington shifted the blame to Moscow …

Kvirikashvili: US ship’s visit reaffirms America’s support for Georgia

Kvirikashvili: US ship’s visit reaffirms America’s support for Georgia

Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has attended a festive reception aboard the United States (US) Navy 6th Fleet Command and Control ship, USS Mount Whitney, Agenda.ge reports. The US command and …

 General Staff of Russian Armed Forces: US missile defense system is threat to free use of outer space

General Staff of Russian Armed Forces: US missile defense system is threat to free use of outer space

First Deputy Head of the Main Operational Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces, Viktor Poznihir, said that the US missile defense system could be an obstacle for the free use of space. "The …

US coalition#039s attack on Syrian army highlights support for terrorists - Tehran

US coalition's attack on Syrian army highlights support for terrorists - Tehran

Saturday's US-led coalition airstrike on the Syrian government positions near Deir ez-Zor highlighted US support for terrorists, a spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi said yesterday, Sputnik …

Iran threatens to shoot down US Navy spy planes - media

Iran threatens to shoot down US Navy spy planes - media

Iran reportedly threatened to shoot down two US Navy spy planes as they flew over international waters in the Persian Gulf this weekend. US defense officials told Fox News a Navy P-8 Poseidon aircraft and a EP-3 Eries were warned if …

 US UAV crashes in Turkey#039s Gaziantep

US UAV crashes in Turkey's Gaziantep

An unmanned aerial vehicle (RQ-7 Shadow) of the US crashed in Turkey’s Gaziantep province, Haber7 reports. The drone crash site was cordoned off by the military. Investigation is underway into the accident, the cause of …

US fires warning shots at Iranian vessel

US fires warning shots at Iranian vessel

A US Navy patrol craft fired three warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boat Wednesday, CNN reported. At one point, the Iranian boat came within 200 yards of one of the US Navy boats. When it failed to leave the area …

 Pentagon: contact with Russia on Syria proves its efficiency

Pentagon: contact with Russia on Syria proves its efficiency

The contact with Russia on Syria proved its efficiency in the Hasakah area last week, Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook said. "We communicated through the Russians to explain our concerns about what …

Top US commander warns Russia, Syria

Top US commander warns Russia, Syria

In the most direct public warning to Moscow and Damascus to date, the new US commander of American troops in Iraq and Syria is vowing to defend US special operations forces in northern Syria if regime warplanes and artillery again attack in areas …

Daesh leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan killed by US drone

Daesh leader in Afghanistan and Pakistan killed by US drone

The leader of Daesh’s branch in Afghanistan and Pakistan has been reportedly killed in a US drone strike in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon, Trend reports citing Press TV. Hafiz Saeed Khan and his senior …

US combat jet crashes in Nevada

US combat jet crashes in Nevada

A US F/A-18 fighter jet crashed about ten miles away during a training mission US state of Nevada on Tuesday, the US Navy said in a statement. "An F/A-18C Hornet attached to the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center (NAWDC) …

Turkey sends US second extradition request for Gulen

Turkey sends US second extradition request for Gulen

Turkey has sent another request for the Untied States to extradite dissident cleric Fethullah Gulen, the Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag said. According to the minister, relations between Ankara …

Pentagon praises Russian military

Pentagon praises Russian military

Commander of United States Central Command Joseph Votel praised the cooperation between Pentagon and Russian Defense Ministry in providing flight safety in Syria. "We are working on providing safety …

Pentagon denies that Daesh shot down US military jet

Pentagon denies that Daesh shot down US military jet

The United States Central Command has denied Daesh's claims that it shot down a US warplane in Iraq. Amaq, a news agency that supports the terrorist organisation claimed Daeshy shot down a plane flying near Ain Al-Asad air base in …

Media: US warplane downed in Iraq

Media: US warplane downed in Iraq

The Daesh's news agency claimed Monday that a US military aircraft had been shot down in the vicinity of the Ayn al-Asad Airbase in Iraq's western province of Al Anbar, but officials have rejected the claim. "US warplane …