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A deadly weapon against US troops reappeared in Iraq

Spike78/Wikimedia CommonsA particularly deadly type of improvised explosive device was used for .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Islamic State may have used chemical weapon on US and Iraqi troops

Reuters Islamic State forces on Tuesday fired a shell that may have contained a mustard agent onto a military base in northern Iraq used by U.S. and Iraqi troops, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing several U.S. officials. No U.S. troops were hurt or have d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2016

Kurdish Conflict. The Energy Report 10/16/17

Iraq is moving troops around the Kurdish region o.....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesOct 16th, 2017

Iran Guard chief warns US against imposing new sanctions

Revolutionary Guard troops are currently fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 8th, 2017

US officials: 4th Green Beret missing after Niger ambush has been found dead

AP Photo/Stephen Wandera US officials say an American soldier missing for nearly two days in Niger has been found dead. He was one of four US troops killed in a deadly.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 6th, 2017

Iraq Deploys Troops To Kirkuk After Kurdistan "Yes" Vote; Turkey Threatens Blockade

Immediately on the heels of the Iraqi Kur.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 27th, 2017

Islamic State Claims It Carried Out Deadly Attack in Southern Iraq

Islamic State said its gunmen stormed a restaurant in southern Iraq after blowing up a car bomb outside it, an attack Iraqi officials said killed more than 50 people, including Iranian pilgrims having lunch......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 14th, 2017

North Korea’s Deadly Weapon: What is a Hydrogen Bomb and How Much Damage Could It Do?

Hydrogen bombs have never been used in warfare and can generate force hundreds of times higher than the atomic bombs used at Hiroshima and Nagasaki......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 3rd, 2017

U.S. Military Reveals True, Higher Number of Troops in Afghanistan, but Hides Iraq and Syria Counts

The Pentagon says there are actually 11,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, 2,600 more than previously were said to be there......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 30th, 2017

US troops will help clear Iraqi cities of explosives left by ISIS — and it could take decades

Thomson Reuters BAGHDAD (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Iraq says American troops will assist in the effort to loc.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 18th, 2017

How War Starts: As With North Korea, U.S. Was Worried About Nuclear Weapons in Iraq

"Most Western experts believe that the Iraqis are at least five years away from building a nuclear weapon (although the Pentagon fears they may be closer than that).".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 9th, 2017

Russia to Improve Nuclear Protection Force by Adding New Robots to Deal With Future Threats

The head of Russia's Radiation, Chemical and Biological Protection Troops says the new robots will be better equipped than people to operate in deadly environments......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 7th, 2017

ISIS Fighter Kills Family of Six in Iraq as Troops Hunt Down Last of Islamic State

An Iraqi military commander told local media that his forces killed four ISIS suicide bombers, but a fifth got away and slaughtered a family......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 28th, 2017

How Fort Bragg troops played a key role in liberating Mosul from ISIS

Sgt. Anthony Hewitt/US ArmyWhen more than 1,700 paratroopers left Fort Bragg for Iraq late last year, they knew that the fight to free Mosul would be one of their top p.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 13th, 2017

ISIS Nears U.S. Military Base in Iraq, Slaughters Journalists

Facing near total defeat in its former stronghold of Mosul, the Islamic State militant group has launched a new, deadly offensive in Iraq......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 7th, 2017

Iraqi troops have moved into Mosul"s Old City, the last ISIS stronghold in Iraq

Thomson Reuters BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi troops pushed into the last Islamic State stronghold in Mosul on Sunday, an Iraqi commander said, formally launching the final major battle of.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 18th, 2017

Afghan Soldier Shoots, Wounds Seven U.S. Troops

An Afghan commando turned his weapon on U.S. troops at the Afghan army’s northern headquarters and wounded seven American soldiers, U.S. and Afghan military officials said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 17th, 2017

Afghan Soldier Shoots, Wounds at Least Four U.S. Troops

An Afghan commando turned his weapon on U.S. troops at the Afghan army’s northern headquarters and wounded at least four American soldiers, U.S. and Afghan military officials said......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 17th, 2017

Anti-ISIS Coalition ‘Using White Phosphorus’ in Iraq and Syria, Endangering Civilians

Human Right Watch have condemned the “horrific, long-lasting harm” that the weapon could inflict upon civilians in ISIS territory......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 14th, 2017

U.S. Hikes "Combat Power" in Syria"s South, With Eye on Iraq-Backed Militia

Washington says Iran-backed fighters could threaten coalition troops fighting ISIS......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 2nd, 2017

Kabul attack: Deadly truck bombing is one of the Afghan war"s worst strikes

The bombing happened just as the United States is weighing sending more troops.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardJun 1st, 2017