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Troops from the United States and Ukraine kicked off joint training exercises Monday intended to help bolster Ukraine's defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east.
The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt has moved off the coast of Yemen to prepare to intercept potential shipments of Iranian weapons to the rebels fighting the U.S.-backed government of Yemen.
Iran on Saturday marked Army Day with a military parade featuring new weapons systems, as well as a truck carrying a massive banner reading "Death to Israel". The televised broadcast of the parade was punctuated by repeated cries of "Death to America" and “Death to Israel", the Times of Israel reported.
Samir Abd Muhammad al-Khlifawi was the real name of the Iraqi, former colonel in the intelligence service of Saddam Hussein's air defense force had been secretly pulling the strings at IS for years until his death. DER SPIEGEL recovered the blueprint for the Islamic State from al-Khlifawi's files details how the terrorist organization infiltrated, and took control of large parts of Syria and Iraq.
Ramadi, the capital of Anbar providence, is under seige by ISIS as at least 10 Iraqi security forces were killed and more than 100 others were wounded as the strategic city is threatened to fall to the extremist organization.
Al-Qaida's branch in Yemen consolidated control over much of the country's largest province on Thursday, capturing a major airport, an oil terminal and the area's main military base, and striking an alliance with local tribal leaders to administer the region.
US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter addressed the possibility of a military option against Iran, saying that bunker busting bombs, meant to penetrate Iran's underground facilities, are "ready to go".
The Islamic State (ISIS) has released a new 11-minute propaganda video called "We Will Burn America" and warns there is 'no safety for any American on the globe' and claims the United States will burn in another 9/11 style attack.
President Obama held a historic formal meeting with Cuban President Raul Castro Saturday, the first between US and Cuban leaders in over half a century, pledging to 'turn the page' and develop a new relationship between the two countries.
U.S. President Barack Obama is persisting with his effort to rally support for the framework nuclear agreement reached between six world powers and Iran last week, but on Tuesday he admitted that Iran could have the capability to build a nuclear bomb almost immediately after the first 13 years of the deal, if it is finalized.
The Kenyan air force has destroyed two al Shabaab camps in Somalia, it said on Monday, in the first major military response since the Islamist group massacred students at a Kenyan university last week, Reuters reported.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Sunday that the political framework for a nuclear deal with Iran reached Thursday in Switzerland would keep Tehran’s vast nuclear program in place, and that its inter-continental ballistic missile system (ICBM) -- an issue not addressed in the deal -- was more of a threat to the US than to Israel.
Iran and world powers reached a framework agreement on Thursday on curbing Iran's nuclear program for at least a decade, a step towards a final pact that could end 12 years of brinkmanship, threats and confrontation.
Iran and world powers on Thursday announced that following the latest round of nuclear negotiations, Western powers agreed to permit Iran to continue operating the core aspects of its nuclear program and that all sanctions of the Islamic Republic would be terminated.
Russia has threatened to use “nuclear force” to defend its annexation of Crimea and warned that the "same conditions" that prompted it to take military action in Ukraine exist in the three Baltic states, all members of Nato.
The number of fighters leaving home to join al-Qaeda and the Islamic State group in Iraq, Syria and other countries has spiked to more than 25,000 from over 100 nations, according to a new UN report.
Six world powers and Iran will meet again later on Wednesday in a bid to reach an outline accord reining in Tehran's nuclear program, after failing to agree crucial details such as the lifting of U.N. sanctions by a Tuesday deadline, Reuters reported.
Marathon talks aimed at stopping Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons entered their final scheduled day Tuesday with global powers racing to agree a framework deal by a midnight deadline, the Times of Israel reported.
Oversized military trucks painted in desert beige hauled tanks in the same camouflage color down a dark highway late Saturday past glowing billboards in the Saudi Arabian town of Jazan, CNN reported.
Iran is no longer willing to ship its nuclear materials out of the country on Sunday, a move that was to be a critical component of a proposed agreement in a deal to prevent it from building nuclear weapons, the Washington Examiner reported.
Alarmed by the potential for civil war in Yemen, Arab leaders agreed Sunday to the creation of a joint military force that would attempt to bring some stability to the region and serve as a counterweight to the influence of Iran, the LA Times reported.
An Iranian dissident group known for exposing key aspects of Iran's secret nuclear work claims it now has evidence of "an active and secret parallel nuclear program" operated by Tehran, the Washington Free Beacon reported.
President Barack Obama will soon give Congress his proposal for a new authorization for the use of military force against Islamic State fighters, and it will place strict limits on the types of U.S. ground forces that can be deployed, Bloomberg reported.
The United States and Britain closed their embassies in Yemen and evacuated staff late Tuesday and early Wednesday, officials said, amid security concerns following the takeover of much of the country by Shiite rebels, the Times of Israel reported.
Russia and Iran have signed an agreement to expand their military ties and resolve a long-standing dispute over the sale of a controversial air defense system to the Islamic Republic, the Times of Israel reported.