Military Operations

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 06:51
Ukrainian intelligence service reports another train convoy with Russin fighters and military hardware arriving to the militant-occupied city of Khartsyzk in Donetsk region.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 06:39
Tension lingers here in downtown Irbid months after Jordanian special forces, in carefully coordinated nighttime raids, swept through the city’s Palestinian refugee camp to arrest or kill members of what authorities claim was a sleeper cell associated with Daesh, the Arabic acronym for the Islamic State group, or ISIS.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 06:31
Despite a string of victories over al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, a team of U.S. troops on the ground in Yemen will remain in place for now, a top Pentagon official said. The deployment is "short term" but currently has no firm end date, Cook said.
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 07:17
A “small number” of U.S troops are deployed on the ground in Yemen to help fight the al-Qaida affiliate there that was controlling a major port city, a defense official said Friday.
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 06:28
Tuesday’s battle in Teleskof — recounted by a witness and American officials — could presage a future in Iraq where American troops move even closer to routine, daily battle in the fight to reclaim large parts of Iraq from the Islamic State.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 06:26
Top American and European military leaders are weighing options to step up the fight against the Islamic State in the Mideast, including possibly sending more U.S. forces into Iraq, Syria and Libya, just as Washington confirmed the second American combat casualty in Iraq in as many months.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 06:06
The Pentagon is due to release a report on an internal investigation into one of the most infamous episodes of the war in Afghanistan: a special operations airstrike on a hospital in the north of the country last year that left 42 civilians dead.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 07:33
A Russian-led security organization said Tuesday it has plans to ensure rapid deployment to Tajikistan, where authorities face the growing threat of Islamist violence from neighboring Afghanistan.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 06:33
The Pentagon’s fight against the Islamic State has grown increasingly aggressive since late fall and includes higher levels of allowable civilian casualties in the bombing campaign to target militants and their cash supplies, according to interviews with military officials and Pentagon data.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 06:22
Maritime security operations were conducted April 8-15 in Senegal’s territorial waters and economic exclusion zone within the framework of Senegalese maritime law.