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Ashton Carter briefs the press at the Pentagon

The United States is seeking greater special forces and naval cooperation with the Gulf states to counter Iran's "destabilizing activities" in the region, a...

The United States will send Apache attack helicopters and more troops to Iraq, US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said in Baghdad Monday, as the...
Sukhoi Su-24

Russia denied Thursday its fighter jets were engaged in reckless or provocative behaviour when they flew just metres from a US destroyer in international...

Canada's Liberal government refused to back down Wednesday in the face of growing criticism for having greenlit arms sales to Saudi Arabia that could...
MQ-9 Reaper UAV

The Pentagon wants to cut the number of US peacekeeping troops in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, partly because of the growing threat from the Islamic...

HMEIMIM AIR BASE (SYRIA): Around a dozen Russian warplanes stand on the tarmac at the Hmeimim base inside government-held territory on Syria's Mediterranean coast. Nearby...

Israel's army is searching for hundreds of weapons and tens of thousands of munitions -- from its own former soldiers. It turns out that many...

Iran's defence minister poured scorn Saturday on US Secretary of State John Kerry's accusations that Tehran is "destabilizing" the Middle East, countering that America...

The Pentagon will submit proposals to President Barack Obama for strengthening military support to Iraqi forces in the near future, a top US military...

Syrian troops entered the ancient city of Palmyra and Iraqi forces launched an offensive against Mosul as pressure mounted on key strongholds of the...