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Poland to send F-16 jets, soldiers in fight against ISIS

Poland on Wednesday said it plans to send F-16 fighter jets plus 210 soldiers and military personnel to Iraq and Kuwait to join...

US special forces to fight ISIS in Iraq, Syria

Washington: The United States will increasingly rely on special operations troops to battle Islamic State jihadists in Iraq and Syria, US Defense Secretary Ashton...

Russian army map shown by TV suggests ground forces in Syria

Moscow: A map shown by the Russian military on state television appears to show that some Russian artillery contingents could be operating on the...
ToW missile, Syria

Rebels say US-made missiles turning tide against regime

American-made anti-tank missiles are turning the tide against the Syrian regime and allied forces in a major battle in the country's centre and northwest,...

Russia strikes IS stronghold Raqa after warning US

Washington: Russian warplanes battered the Islamic State stronghold of Raqa in Syria on Tuesday, after giving the United States a "professional" warning of an...
Sukhoi Su-25 jet fighter flies during a drill

Russia willing to work to avert air accidents over Syria: Pentagon

Rome: Moscow has said it will work to avert potential mishaps between Russian and US pilots flying missions over Syria, Pentagon officials said Tuesday. US...

NATO demands Russia withdraw from Ukraine

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday demanded that Russia withdraw its forces and military hardware from Ukraine, and halt its support for pro-Moscow separatists...

America’s 14 years in the Afghan quagmire

WASHINGTON: America's longest war began in Afghanistan 14 years ago, sucking in hundreds of thousands of troops and costing Washington billions of dollars and...

Carter: Defense Ministers Agree On Next Steps In Counter-ISIL Fight

Defense ministers and other senior leaders of the counter-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant coalition have agreed on next steps in the accelerated...

Pentagon slams Russia for striking US-backed Syrian rebels

Pentagon chief Ashton Carter on Friday hit out at Russia for bombing US-backed forces in southern Syria who he said were fighting the Islamic...