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US military says 33 civilians killed in Afghanistan operation

The US military said on Thursday that 33 civilians were killed during a joint operation in northern Afghanistan last year, as it released details of its investigation into the incident.

US Navy to deploy advanced early warning aircraft to Japan

US Navy to deploy advanced early warning aircraft to Japan

The move, although planned before the US election, comes amid fresh tension between the United States and Japan as President-elect Donald Trump questions the longstanding One-China policy.

Military for US' protection, not to be used politically, warns Barack Obama

Military for US' protection, not to be used politically, warns Barack Obama

President Barack Obama has warned that the US military should be used to protect the country's security and not to respond to political motivations, an apparent message directed at his successor, President-elect Donald Trump.

Trump says wants more oil refineries built in US

Trump says wants more oil refineries built in US

President-elect Donald Trump said Friday he wants to see more oil refineries built in the United States, and pledged to do away with "job-killing restrictions" suppressing the energy sector.

US service member killed in blast in Syria: Official

As many as 300 US special forces personnel may be in Syria.

Sixty-four civilians killed in air strikes in Iraq, Syria: US military

Sixty-four civilians were killed and eight injured in 24 U.S. air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq and Syria between Nov. 20, 2015, and Sept. 10, 2016, the U.S. military said in a statement on Wednesday.

South Korea ruling party says US anti-missile defence to go ahead

South Korea ruling party says US anti-missile defence to go ahead

Seoul: The deployment in South Korea of the US military`s THAAD system, designed to counter North Korea`s missile threat, will go ahead as planned under a Trump administration, the South`s ruling party chief said on Wednesday, citing the defence minister.
 

US-backed forces push closer to IS 'capital' Raqa

US-backed forces push closer to IS 'capital' Raqa

A US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance pushed closer to Raqa and Iraqi forces seized a key town near Mosul as offensives advanced today against the two Islamic State group strongholds.

Two US military personnel killed in northern Afghanistan

Two US service members were killed on Thursday while assisting Afghan security forces in operations against the Taliban around the northern city of Kunduz, a US military statement said.

North Korea conducts another failed missile launch on Thursday

North Korea conducts another failed missile launch on Thursday

North Korea on Thursday conducted what appeared to be a failed test -- its second in a week -- of a powerful medium-range missile that experts warn could be deployed as early as next year.

Missiles fired at US warships in Red Sea, no casualties: US official

Multiple missiles were fired Saturday at three US warships in the Red Sea, though none was hit and there were no casualties, the US military said, amid rising tensions with Yemen`s Huthi rebels.

US hits radar sites in first strikes on Yemen rebels

The US military directly targeted Yemen`s Huthi rebels for the first time on Thursday, hitting radar sites controlled by the insurgents after US warships came under missile attacks twice in four days.

US hits IS positions in Libya as air war enters third month

US military aircraft pounded Islamic State positions in the jihadists` former Libyan stronghold of Sirte over the weekend, as the US air campaign entered its third month, the Pentagon said Monday.

DOD chief says 9/11 bill could be devastating to US military

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says legislation backed by the families of September 11 victims could be devastating to the US military.

US agrees a record $38 billion military aid deal with Israel

US agrees a record $38 billion military aid deal with Israel

The United States and Israel have agreed on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and will sign the new pact on Wednesday, enshrining defence funding for Washington’s closest Middle East ally for the next decade, officials said.

US military closes one of the Guantanamo Bay prison camps

US military closes one of the Guantanamo Bay prison camps

The detainees formerly housed there have been moved to another prison camp in the Cuba-based facility.

US military aids Turkey with air cover, intelligence in anti-ISIS operation in Syria

The United States is providing Turkey`s military with air cover, intelligence and advisers in its offensive against the Islamic State (IS) group inside Syria, a senior US official said on Wednesday.

US military `manipulated` intel in ISIS fight

US military leaders painted an overly optimistic picture of American efforts to fight the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, a damning government report released Thursday found.

Islamic State 'weakening' inside Iraqi city of Mosul: Pentagon

Islamic State fighters inside the jihadist group's Iraqi stronghold of Mosul are "weakening".

US military confirms 14 new civilian deaths in Iraq, Syria

 The US military Thursday confirmed 14 new deaths resulting from the bombing campaign against the Islamic State group, bringing the total official toll to 55 killed.