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Syria denounces US-led coalition ‘border force’ plan

Damascus: Syria on Monday denounced the US-led coalition’s plan to create a 30,000-strong border force in the country’s northeast, saying it would consider its...

A-10s bring thunder, lightning during fight against ISIS

The 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron is wrapping up a deployment that saw heavy involvement in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and...

Israeli air strikes, rockets hit Syria: Syrian army

Damascus: The Israeli army carried out air strikes and fired rockets at targets in Syria overnight, causing damage near a military position, the Syrian...

Russian Reports Incident with US F-22 Fighter Over Syria

"An American F-22 fighter actively prevented the Russian pair of Su-25 attack aircraft from carrying out a combat mission to destroy the Daesh stronghold...
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Global Arms Industry: First Rise In Arms Sales Since 2010, Says SIPRI

Sales of arms and military services by the world’s largest arms-producing and military services companies—the SIPRI Top 100—totalled $374.8 billion in 2016, according to...

Pentagon braces for possible government shutdown

The Pentagon on Thursday warned of possible weapons delays and other military ramifications if the government shuts down over a budget deal impasse or...

Likelihood Of “Preemptive War” With North Korea Grows, Warns US Lawmaker

A top Republican lawmaker warned Sunday that the United States moves closer to preemptive war with North Korea every time Pyongyang carries out a...

North Korea says it is nuclear state with US in missile strike range

North Korea said Wednesday it had achieved its goal of becoming a nuclear state after successfully testing a new intercontinental ballistic missile that put...

Pentagon report shows thousands more US troops deployed overseas

The Pentagon pledged Monday to be as transparent as possible about how many troops are deployed overseas, after an agency published figures that diverge...

Russian State Armaments Program to Focus On Precision Weaponry

Specific attention in Russia’s new state program of armaments will be focused on precision weaponry, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov said on Thursday....