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US to shift military assets to Syria under deal
The U.S. military will have to shift surveillance aircraft from other regions and increase the number of intelligence analysts to coordinate attacks with Russia under the Syria cease-fire deal partly in order to target militants the U.S. has largely spared, senior officials say. [ 1 Comment ]

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America's 'Ultimate Failure' in Afghanistan: Corruption by the Billions
A blistering new report blasts the U.S. government's pouring of billions of dollars into projects in Afghanistan with inadequate oversight that in many cases fueled corruption on unprecedented levels and ultimately undermined America's mission there. [ 2 Comments ]

OPERATION NOBLE EAGLE (AFIE) -- Two F-15 Eagles from the Massachusetts Air National Guard’s 102nd Fighter Wing fly a combat air patrol mission over New York City in support of Operation Noble Eagle. North American Aerospace Defense Command has more than 100 ANG and Air Force Reserve fighters from 26 locations providing homeland defense, with another 100 fighters backing them up. (U.S. Air Force photo by Lt. Col. Bill Ramsay) (VIRIN: 011106-F-4308R-035)
US destroys 'Islamic State' chemical weapons plant in Iraq
A dozen US warplanes destroyed nearly 50 targets at an "Islamic State" chemical weapons production plant in northern Iraq, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. [ 1 Comment ]

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U.S. Offers Bounty on U.S. Trained Islamic State Commander
The United States is offering a reward of $3 million for information about fugitive Tajik Colonel Gulmurod Halimov, who joined the Islamic State (IS) group last year. [ 1 Comment ]

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US, Russia seal Syria cease-fire, new military partnership
The United States and Russia working in lockstep against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida’s affiliate in Syria. A rejuvenated truce that will compel President Bashar Assad’s air and ground forces to pull back. New flows of badly needed humanitarian aid. [ No Comments ]

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A new video released by an Islamic State-run media outlet provides in depth detail into how the jihadi organization is brainwashing and training young children to become the next wave of jihadis who will help 'conquer Damascus, Baghdad, Jerusalem , Mecca, Al-Medina, Dabiq, Rome and Andalusia.'

An alleged U.S.-led coalition airstrike on Syrian soldiers has not derailed a cease-fire agreement between Russia and the United States to halt fighting in Syria, the top U.S. military officer said Monday.

The United Nations on Monday adopted the so-called 'New York Declaration' -- a commitment to protect refugees and migrants, as well as to find solutions amid humanitarian crises.

In his September 14 address at al-Aksa Mosque in Jerusalem, Palestinian cleric Abdallah Ayed beseeched Allah to 'to vanquish America and Russia.'

Moscow stepped up its war of words with Washington on Sunday, saying air strikes by a U.S.-led coalition on the Syrian army threatened the implementation of a U.S.-Russian ceasefire plan for Syria and bordered on connivance with Islamic State.

The UN is to convene a summit on migration and refugees to address the more than 65 million people displaced by conflict. But critics say any outcome will be a political gesture rather than a legally-binding declaration.

Iran's supreme leader said the Islamic republic must stand strong against Washington on the region's conflicts, in an address Sunday to commanders of the elite Republican Guards force.

British defence minister Michael Fallon has said the UK would veto the creation of EU military capabilities so long as it remained a member of the bloc.

The ruling United Russia party was leading in early results Sunday in national elections, poised to retain control of parliament despite a deep economic recession and Russia's worst relations with the West since the Cold War.

A powerful typhoon has caused at least 15 deaths in China and Taiwan just days before a second storm is expected to batter the region.

The United States told Russia on Friday it will not set up a committee to enable joint targeting of militants in Syria until humanitarian aid begins to flow to the besieged city of Aleppo and other areas, the State Department said.

Pakistan, estimated to have the world's fastest-growing nuclear stockpile, could be building a new uranium enrichment complex according to commercial satellite imagery analyzed by Western defense experts.

A top propagandist for the Islamic State, responsible for crafting the terror group's ultra-violent jihadi narrative online, was killed in a coalition airstrike in Syria.

More than one million Mexicans across 122 cities marched in support of marriage and the natural family on Saturday in response to President Enrique Peña Nieto's moves to enshrine same-sex 'marriage' in the nation's Constitution.

The tenuous calm brought to Syria by a US and Russia ceasefire seems to be holding after an agreement by both parties to extend the deal for another 48 hours.

As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha, people in Dhaka have been sharing pictures showing streets flooded with blood-stained water.

Record-breaking winds and heavy rains disrupted transport today as Super-Typhoon Meranti cut a path across southern Taiwan and headed toward China.

Meranti will continue to barrel inland over eastern China after battering Taiwan and coastal China with flooding rain, damaging winds and mudslides.

North Korea will have enough material for about 20 nuclear bombs by the end of this year, with ramped-up uranium enrichment facilities and an existing stockpile of plutonium, according to new assessments by weapons experts.

Three times in the last two months, the United States has flown B-1 bombers, equipped with the latest non-nuclear cruise missiles, on missions in Europe and Asia meant to show adversaries as well as allies what one U.S. commander called 'an unshakable commitment.'

Motherless babies could be on the horizon after scientists discovered a method of creating offspring without the need for a female egg.

Super Typhoon Meranti has become the most powerful storm on Earth in 2016.

The Russian military said Tuesday the cease-fire in Syria has been violated dozens of times in its first day by U.S.-backed rebels.

The tenuous Syrian cease-fire appeared to be holding for another day, but U.S. commanders were facing increasingly pointed questions about a proposed command hub for a joint U.S.-Russian air campaign to fight the Islamic State and other jihadi targets.

Iran threatened to shoot down two US Navy surveillance aircraft flying close to Iranian territory in the Persian Gulf over the weekend, the latest in a series of recent provocations between Iran and the US military in the region, three US defense officials with knowledge of the incident told Fox News.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Sunday there would be new attacks in France but proposals by former president Nicolas Sarkozy to boost security was not the right way to deal with threats.

Pain and confusion mix on Geraldine's tear-stained face as she recounts how her son Anis, an 18-year-old who grew up half-Belgian and half-Moroccan in one of this city's notorious Muslim enclaves, went off to Syria and died fighting with the Islamic State group.

For the second time in a month, a giant asteroid just missed colliding with Earth and space science programs around the world were completely oblivious to the threat raising concern that our ability to detect such a cataclysmic threat is sorely lacking.

Revelations that the People's Republic of China was developing a next-generation, long- range strategic bomber and a so-called sixth- generation fighter aircraft should have come as no surprise to Western defense leaders.

Three years after his NSA revelations spurred a sea change in the United States with respect to surveillance, former contractor Edward Snowden admitted in a recent interview that conditions in other nations -- and particularly his current home, Russia -- have only worsened.