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CENTCOM undertaking realignment to meet, defeat future threats

Based on military progress in the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, U.S. Central Command is undertaking an operational alignment...

Strikes, clashes rock Syria’s Ghouta despite ceasefire call

Fresh regime air strikes and heavy clashes shook rebel-held Eastern Ghouta on Sunday (Feb 25) despite a UN demand for a ceasefire to end...

Coalition destroys Russian-made tank in Syria

A US-led coalition drone has destroyed a Russian-designed tank in eastern Syria close to the scene of last week's attack on pro-regime forces that...

US Soldiers sharpen tactical, anti-terrorism skills in Jordan

AMMAN, Jordan: A radio crackles to life on what seems like another routine security patrol in a remote village. 1st Lt. Brent Lemler, of...

Coalition forces announce shift as campaign against ISIS progresses in Iraq, Syria

Enabled by accelerated successes following the liberation of Mosul, the coalition will shift its focus in Iraq from enabling combat operations to sustaining military...

Jordan gets more US Black Hawks to bolster defenses

The US delivered another two Black Hawk helicopters to Jordan on Sunday to help protect the kingdom’s borders and counter the threat from militants. The...

Turkey’s Assault on Kurdish Fighters Concerns United States, Officials Say

As Turkey continues its attack on Kurdish forces along the Syrian border town of Afrin, the Defense Department says the Islamic State of Iraq...

Syria threatens to ‘destroy’ Turkish warplanes

Deputy foreign minister Faisal Mekdad warned on Thursday that Syria's air force could destroy any Turkish warplanes used in a threatened assault on the...

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...