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Syrian Kurds armed with sensitive US weaponry - media

Syrian Kurds armed with sensitive US weaponry - media

Syrian Kurdish fighters are newly armed with sophisticated American combat equipment as they close in on the ISIS's stronghold in Raqqa,  weaponry the Pentagon says it is barred from providing to those forces, Military Times …

Russian, US Chiefs of Staff ready to restore flight safety memorandum in Syria

Russian, US Chiefs of Staff ready to restore flight safety memorandum in Syria

The Russian chief of general staff and the US chairman of the joint chiefs of staff confirmed the sides' readiness to fully restore the memorandum on preventing incidents in Syria's airspace and discussed the establishment of four …

United States to revise their missile defense program

United States to revise their missile defense program

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis has ordered to revise the country's missile defense program. The Pentagon's press service noted that the main goal of this revision is to identify ways to strengthen the …

 Trump: it was not easy to make decision to strike on Syria

Trump: it was not easy to make decision to strike on Syria

US President Donald Trump said that the decision to strike on Syria was difficult to him, as it could kill 'the wrong people'. "But most importantly, you know, the decisions. Like, when I make the …

Pentagon deploys troops to Turkey#039s border wiith Syria

Pentagon deploys troops to Turkey's border wiith Syria

The United States has deployed service personnel to Turkey's border with Syria to serve as a buffer between Ankara-led forces and Kurdish fighters, a source with the People's Protection Units (YPG) told Sputnik Turkey, speaking on …

US destroyer forced to alter course after close encounter with Iranian ship

US destroyer forced to alter course after close encounter with Iranian ship

A US Navy destroyer had another close encounter with an Iranian Revolutionary Guard "fast attack craft" in the Persian Gulf Monday, Fox News reported with reference to two US officials. The Iranian ship came within 1000 …

Russia boosts military spending

Russia boosts military spending

Russia became the world's third largest military spender in 2016, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said in a report. Russia's military spending was $69.2 billion in 2016, a 5.9% rise over 2015, the …

North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier

North Korea said on Sunday it was ready to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might, as two Japanese navy ships joined a U.S. carrier group for exercises in the western Pacific. "Our revolutionary forces are …

North Korean mock-up video shows missiles blowing up US (VIDEO)

North Korean mock-up video shows missiles blowing up US (VIDEO)

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North Korea put on a musical show to mark the birthday of founding father Kim Il Sung, which ended with a mock-up video of missiles engulfing the United States in flames, prompting cheers from the audience and smiles from current …

Assad: Syria knew about planned US missile strike

Assad: Syria knew about planned US missile strike

Syrian President Bashar Assad said that the country had information about the planned American missile strike, so it was able to take certain measures. At the same time, the Syrian leader admitted that the United States …

Trump congratulates #039Great military men, women#039 for Syria strike

Trump congratulates 'Great military men, women' for Syria strike

President Donald Trump on Saturday took to Twitter to not only congratulate the U.S. military for executing a missile strike against the Syrian government, but he also thanked them for their service. Trump tweeted:  …

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 …