Military Operations

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 06:26
Syrian forces aided by U.S. airstrikes and advisers have begun their assault to take back Raqqa from the Islamic State group, the Pentagon confirmed Tuesday.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:45
The outgoing U.S. commander of AFRICOM warns that the force must adapt to effectively meet the shifting challenges and complexities of 21st century security issues in Africa.
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 06:50
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said he ordered a heightened military presence in the restive Niger Delta region to deal with a resurgence of attacks on oil and gas facilities, a day after yet another pipeline explosion.
Monday, May 23, 2016 - 06:26
An American military intelligence team remains on the ground in Yemen, supporting the Arab coalition battling al Qaeda's main faction in the country, amid an upswing in violence against the coalition and the country's armed forces.
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 06:16
The total U.S. cost of the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria is $7.2 billion as of April 15, according to a new Pentagon estimate.
Monday, May 16, 2016 - 07:20
US military personnel are carrying out patrols and observations in Misrata, according to Libyan soldiers on the ground, amid growing reports of Western special forces engaged in the battle to remove Islamic State from the central city of Sirte. - See more at:
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 06:30
U.S. Special Operations called in an airstrike on Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia Thursday when a mission to help Ugandan forces the American troops were accompanying turned into an unexpected battle.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 06:09
Saudi Arabia will send troops into Sanaa, the Yemeni capital, if peace talks between the Saudi-backed government and Shiite rebels fail, a military spokesman said Wednesday, raising the specter of extended conflict.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 07:23
Kampala has no plans to withdraw any of its troops in conflict-wracked Somalia following a 20 percent cut in payments for the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), a spokesman told NTV-Uganda.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 06:39
U.S. and Somali special forces conducted a joint raid early Tuesday on an al-Shabab base, killing or capturing an unknown number of the extremist group’s militants.