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Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, flies into Iraq with top US general

U.S. President Donald Trump`s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, flew into Iraq on Monday with the top U.S. military officer to get a first-hand assessment of the battle against Islamic State from U.S. commanders on the ground and to meet Iraqi officials.

US opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul

The top US general for the Middle East says the military has launched a formal investigation to determine what role the US played in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul, Iraq.

Russia may be helping supply Taliban insurgents: US general

The top U.S. general in Europe said on Thursday that he had seen Russian influence on Afghan Taliban insurgents growing and raised the possibility that Moscow was helping supply the militants, whose reach is expanding in southern Afghanistan. 

Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria: US general

Russian warplanes bombed US-backed fighters in several small villages in northern Syria after they mistakenly thought Islamic State forces were in the area, a top US general said Wednesday. 

Pakistan not putting enough pressure on Haqqani network: US General

General Nicholson said US troops in Afghanistan has been authorised by President Barack Obama to take any measures necessary to defend against the Haqqani threat.

Afghan peace deal with warlord an 'encouraging' step: US general

Afghan peace deal with warlord an 'encouraging' step: US general

Afghan officials signed a peace deal on Thursday with a party led by Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, a move that inspired both hope and fear as it dredged up tensions dating back decades.

Iraq's Mosul can be retaken from Islamic State this year, says US general

Coalition-backed Iraqi forces can retake the key northern city of Mosul from the Islamic State group by the end of the year, the commander of US forces in the Middle East said Tuesday.