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Israel says shoots down Syrian warplane

Israel shot down a Syrian fighter jet with surface-to-air missiles Tuesday after the plane infiltrated airspace it controls, the military said, in a rare...

No military cooperation with Russia in Syria for now: Mattis

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday there would be no cooperation with the Russian military in Syria -- at least for now. After US...

DoD releases report on enhancing security, stability in Afghanistan

The Defense Department provided to the Congress its semiannual report titled "Enhancing Security and Stability in Afghanistan" on Tuesday. Covering events from Dec. 1 to...

US, China firms brace for escalating trade war

Companies and trade groups in the US and China have expressed concern over how the escalating trade spat between the world's two biggest economies...

11 FARC dissidents killed in Colombian military operation

Colombian troops killed 11 dissidents of the disbanded FARC guerrilla group, officials said Monday, as a fight looms over the future of a 2016...

No plans to cut back US-South Korea drills: Pentagon

The Pentagon is not considering cutting back the joint US-South Korean military exercises that have drawn angry condemnation from Pyongyang ahead of a planned...

Heavy fighting as Taliban attack western Afghan city

HERAT, Afghanistan: Afghan aircraft Tuesday bombed Taliban positions in the western city of Farah after the insurgents launched a major attempt to capture the...

North Korea casts doubt on Trump summit

North Korea on Wednesday (May 16) called into question a much-anticipated and unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald...
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Israeli strikes used 28 planes, fired 70 missiles – Russia

Israel's strikes on Syria saw 28 planes take part in raids with a total of around 70 missiles fired, Russia's defence ministry said on...

Pentagon probe finds training, command issues in Niger ambush

A comprehensive probe into last year's deadly attack on US and local forces in Niger uncovered a series of avoidable blunders leading up to...