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Pentagon reaffirms deal with Microsoft for cloud computing despite Amazon's allegations of bias

However, the contract can’t move forward yet due to a court order putting it on hold as Amazon pursues a lawsuit over the bidding process.

05 Sep 2020 9:50 PM

New York Times opinion editor resigns over column controversy

The editorial page editor was held responsible for publishing a column advocating using the military to quiet US’s anti-racist protests

08 Jun 2020 10:36 AM

No airspace violation: US after Iran claims to shot down drone

news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said a US drone was shot down over the southern Iranian province of Hormozgan.

20 Jun 2019 1:25 PM

Hassan Rouhani wants to see 'unity' to face groundbreaking US pressure

US President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leaders talk with him about giving up their nuclear program.

12 May 2019 10:06 AM

Julian Assange is being spied on in Ecuadorean embassy: WikiLeaks

Ecuador accused Assange of leaking information about President Lenin Moreno’s personal life.

11 Apr 2019 1:14 PM

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US in direct contact with Venezuelan military, urging defections: Report

The Trump administration expects further military defections from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.

09 Feb 2019 4:37 PM

US to stop refueling of Saudi aircrafts in Yemen war

The move does not affect US military assistance and training to improve Saudi airstrikes, which have killed thousands of civilians.

10 Nov 2018 12:16 PM

Militarisation of space is not anything new

In order to offset America’s massive satellite surveillance networks, lasers are also being developed to effectively “blind” those satellites.

22 Aug 2018 1:18 AM

Pentagon prohibits the use of geolocation software for deployed personnel

The Pentagon made public a memo which said the geolocation capabilities presented a “significant risk.”

07 Aug 2018 7:42 AM

US to denaturalise Indian-origin man convicted of terrorism

In 2009, Ahmed pleaded guilty to charges of providing material support to terrorists, was sentenced to 8 years, 4 months of imprisonment.

04 Jul 2018 1:13 PM

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9 killed after US military cargo plane destroyed in fiery crash

The C-130 'Hercules' cargo plane from the Puerto Rico Air National Guard crashed around 11:30 am (1530 GMT) near the Savannah airport.

03 May 2018 1:05 PM

Asia’s century: Defining moments in history!

Military historians see this as one of the greatest battles of the 20th century and a defining moment in the history of Asia.

23 Apr 2018 12:39 AM

After China's massive drill, US patrols disputed South China Sea

The nuclear-powered warship, leading a carrier strike group, was conducting routine training in the disputed South China Sea.

11 Apr 2018 9:07 AM

Japan demands explanation after US fighter jet drops fuel tanks into lakes

The US military stated that one of its F-16s was forced to 'jettison two external fuel tanks' after an engine fire broke out.

20 Feb 2018 1:33 PM

US-led coalition strikes on Syria force kill 100

According to the US Central Command, coalition advisers were also present at the site of the attack late on Tuesday.

09 Feb 2018 2:45 AM

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Helicopter pilots become first active-duty same-sex couple to marry

Two army captains exchanged vows at West Point in first active-duty, same-sex marriage at esteemed United States Military Academy.

22 Jan 2018 1:42 PM

Russia, China 'growing threats', must be ready for war: Jim Mattis

Mattis's assessment came as he unveiled the Pentagon's vision for the future detailed in a document called the national defense strategy.

20 Jan 2018 12:23 PM

The White House racist

Mr Trump’s intolerant, prejudiced worldview flies in the face of several home truths on racial diversity.

16 Jan 2018 12:23 AM

Win for LGBTQ: Court rejects Trump’s bid to stop transgender military recruits

Four federal judges around the country have issued injunctions blocking Trump’s ban on transgender people from the military.

23 Dec 2017 12:10 PM

The importance of being Iran

The congratulation and self-vindication in Iran at the fall of IS’ Caliphate were second to none and deservingly so.

12 Dec 2017 4:48 AM

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