Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:40
U.S.-backed Syrian militias vowed on Thursday to drive Islamic State (IS) from the city of Manbij and surrounding areas in northern Syria and urged civilians there to stay away from militant positions that would be targeted in the campaign.
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 06:33
A U.S.-backed force of Kurds and Arabs advanced toward an important Islamic State transit town in Syria on Wednesday, brushing aside Turkish opposition to the involvement of Kurds in operations to recapture the strategically vital area.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 06:15
Ankara is offering to begin joint counterterrorism operations with American forces to clear a key pocket of Islamic State territory along the Turkish-Syrian border, but with one catch: Kurdish forces cannot be part of the deal.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 - 06:24
Turkey's foreign minister suggested his country could carry out joint military operations with the United States to oust the Islamic State group from Syria. Speaking in Antalya late Sunday, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that operation could "easily advance to Raqqa," the main IS bastion in Syria.
Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:16
Somalia's most effective institution and its biggest driver of stability, AMISOM is the only force that can counter al-Shabab and hold territory.
Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 06:55
Warming security ties between Iran and Turkmenistan could have long-lasting implications. After their bilateral meeting, Rouhani declared that Iran and Turkmenistan needed to expand their security partnership, because both countries have common interests in counter-terrorism, containing Islamic extremism, and curbing drug trafficking.
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.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 06:21
For over a month, members of the Brazilian and U.S. Navies worked together to confront a series of fictitious terrorist attacks that were simulated at locations throughout Rio de Janeiro in preparation for the upcoming Olympic Games.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:24
Pentagon officials say the U.S. is unlikely to deploy ground-level American combat advisers to support the Iraqi Army’s new operation to oust Islamic State militants from Fallujah. Yet the U.S. military will continue to provide airstrikes for the Iraqi troops moving into Fallujah.
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.