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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

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

In defeat for Trump, court bars him from reversing transgender policy

Donald Trump had, in July, announced that he would ban transgender people from the military.

31 Oct 2017 10:24 AM

23 dead, 30 wounded in Mogadishu hotel attack by Al-Shabab

Among the dead were a mother and three children, including a baby, all shot in the head.

29 Oct 2017 12:39 PM

Pakistan ‘not ready’ for joint anti-terror ops with US

The Pakistani side would stress the need for intelligence sharing in the fight against terrorists.

23 Oct 2017 5:28 AM

Trump says military option for N Korea not preferred, but would be 'devastating'

'We are totally prepared for the second option, not a preferred option,' Trump said at a White House news conference.

27 Sep 2017 11:48 AM


US nuclear commander 'assumes' North Koreans tested H-bomb: report

The reported acknowledgement is the nearest the US has come to confirming it was an H-bomb.

15 Sep 2017 11:37 AM

Donald Trump hails Kuwait mediation in Qatar crisis; offers own services

Trump said all the countries involved are 'essential partners' with the United States in efforts to crack down on extremism.

08 Sep 2017 2:14 PM

ISIS leader al-Baghdadi appears to be still alive, claims top US commander

Army Lt Gen Stephen Townsend said his belief stemmed from a lack of evidence he had seen 'rumor or otherwise' that al-Baghdadi was dead.

01 Sep 2017 10:59 AM

Stay focused in Afghan, avoid playing US game

India’s contribution to Afghanistan in development assistance adds up to $3 billion so far.

31 Aug 2017 12:50 AM

As Pyongyang fires 3 missiles, China bans new business ventures by N Koreans

The ban also prohibits the expansion of any existing joint ventures involving North Koreans in China.

26 Aug 2017 7:46 PM


South Korea's Moon says there will be no war on Korean peninsula

Tensions have soared in recent months over N Korea's weapons ambitions, which have seen it subjected to a seventh round of UNSC sanctions.

17 Aug 2017 9:34 AM

Transgender US military ban not a done deal, Pentagon cheif hints

Trump last month upended an Obama-era policy of more than a year that allowed transgender troops to serve openly.

15 Aug 2017 9:31 AM

If North Korea attacks US and allies, it will regret it fast: Trump amid tensions

Trump appeared to draw another red line that would trigger a US attack against N Korea and 'big, big trouble' for its leader, Kim Jong Un.

12 Aug 2017 9:26 AM

China 'willing to pay price' for new US sanctions on North Korea

The UNSC unanimously imposed new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday that could slash its $3 billion annual export revenue by a third.

08 Aug 2017 1:44 PM

Eye for an eye: US test-fires ICBM

American Air Force tests Minuteman III days after Pyongyang conducted missile test.

03 Aug 2017 2:51 AM