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Major Afghan military operation underway in country’s southeast

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan: Multiple Afghan National Defense and security forces units are in the midst of a large-scale operation in the country's southeastern areas...

Pakistani army chief in first US visit

Pakistan's army chief is holding talks with top US generals and officials this week in the first visit to the United States by the...

Pakistan deploys troops, jets in anti-militant offensive

Pakistan on Monday launched fresh air strikes on the northwest tribal region where it has deployed up to 30,000 troops in a long-awaited offensive...

NATO to halt Iraq mission at year-end: official

NATO will withdraw its Iraq training mission at year-end after Baghdad refused to grant it legal immunity, Iraq's top security adviser said on Sunday,...

RAF Akrotiri Supporting Operations in Afghanistan

It is the halfway point between RAF Brize Norton and Camp Bastion, and getting troops from A to B (Akrotiri to Bastion) is one...

Syria army ‘readies operations’ near Iraq border

The army is preparing to storm the eastern border town of Al-Bukamal, next to Iraq, where "armed groups" have created an "explosive" situation," Al-Watan...

Airforce Provides Critical Close Air Support During Operation Hammer Down II

Air Force close air support assets played a critical role in the success of Operation Hammer Down II along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border June 25-30. F-15E...

Iraqi mortar crews build confidence, prepare for Operation Iron Lion

Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 10th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, conducted a mortar live fire exercise at Destiny Range in Ninewa province, Iraq,...

NATO endorses decision to extend Libya operation

NATO defense ministers have endorsed the decision to extend Operation Unified Protector by 90 days, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said here June 8. The...

70 killed in PAKISTAN as Taliban claim bin Laden revenge

Pakistan's Taliban Friday claimed their first major strike in revenge for Osama bin Laden's death as at least 70 people were killed in a...