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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 …

Kurdish forces left without US-led coalition cover in Manbij

Kurdish forces left without US-led coalition cover in Manbij

Kurdish forces in Syria were left without cover from the US-led coalition during an advance to liberate the city of Manbij from the Daesh jihadist group, a Kurdish militia source said. The news follows reports of US warplanes, on a June …

US Air Force drone crashed in Syria

US Air Force drone crashed in Syria

A US Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone has crashed in northern Syria. “The aircraft was flying a combat mission when positive control of the aircraft was lost," the statement says. The remotely piloted aircraft crash was …

US destroyer approaches dangerously close to Russian ship

US destroyer approaches dangerously close to Russian ship

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Russia's Defence Ministry said a US destroyer had approached dangerously close to a Russian warship in the Mediterranean Sea on June 17. The alleged incident involved the USS Gravely and the Russian Navy frigate Yaroslav Mudry, the …

US soldier found dead in Turkey

US soldier found dead in Turkey

A fire chief who worked at the Incirlik 10th Tanker Base Command, Thaddeus Mithcheel Borowicz, was found dead in his garden in the southeastern Turkish province of Adana, Yeni Şafak reports. Borowicz's body was …

Turkish President Erdogan #039condemns#039 US for backing Kurdish fighters in Syria

Turkish President Erdogan 'condemns' US for backing Kurdish fighters in Syria

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday condemned Washington and accused the United States of not being "honest" about its alliance with the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). "The support they give …

Obama confirms death of Taliban leader

Obama confirms death of Taliban leader

US President Barack Obama confirmed that the leader of the Afghan Taliban Akhtar Mansour had been killed in an the US air strike. "We removed the leader of an organization that has continued …

Joseph Votel makes secret visit to Syria

Joseph Votel makes secret visit to Syria

On a secret trip to Syria, the new commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said Saturday he felt a moral obligation to enter a war zone to check on his troops and make his own assessment of progress in organizing local Arab and Kurd fighters …

Obama sending more US forces to Syria

Obama sending more US forces to Syria

President Barack Obama said on Monday he would send 250 soldiers to Syria to help local forces fight against Daesh. The deployment will increase American forces in Syria to around 300. Most of the new 250 U.S. forces …