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

Clashes Turn Deadly as Pakistan Cracks Down on Protesters

At least six people were killed and more than 260 injured on the outskirts of Islamabad after police and paramilitary troops tried to clear a protest by Islamist activists who had blocked a main road into Pakistan’s capital for more than two weeks......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 25th, 2017

Alcohol, Liberty Ban For US Troops In Japan After Deadly Car Crash

Less than a day after a 61-year-old Japanese citizen was killed&n.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 20th, 2017

Ancient Artifacts Saved From Deadly Earthquake Hold Clues to Mysteries of Iraq"s Past

A team from the Institute of Archaeology at Goethe University made the last-minute discovery after the excavation had already wrapped......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 16th, 2017

Ancient Artifacts Saved from Deadly Earthquake Hold Clues to Mysteries of Iraq"s Past

A team from the Institute of Archaeology at Goethe University made the last-minute discovery after the excavation had already wrapped......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 16th, 2017

According To A New Study, T. Rex’s Tiny Arms Were A Deadly Weapon

The Tyrannosaurus Rex was one of the most dangerous predators that ever walked on Earth. It looked terrifying, and of .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 6th, 2017

Where Is ISIS? Syria and Iraq Leave No Escape for Islamic State, as Troops Take Final Major Cities

After years of battling a common enemy, the Syrian and Iraqi armies are within miles of one another, leaving ISIS trapped in a shell of its former so-called caliphate......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 3rd, 2017

America’s love affair with uniformed men is problematic

A POIGNANT feature of American bases in Iraq were their walls of Thank You cards sent by American schoolchildren. Often displayed outside the chow-hall, where the troops gathered to eat, they typically thanked them for “being over there to keep us saf.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistOct 26th, 2017

White Nationalists Are a Bigger Threat to America Than ISIS In Iraq and Syria, U.S. Troops Say

A new poll found that 30 percent of soldiers believed white nationalism was a bigger threat than the conflicts in Iraq and Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 24th, 2017

The New York Post: North Korea’s next menace may be a biological-weapons arsenal

North Korea is suspected of producing biological weapons to unleash against enemy troops and civilians — including by fake janitors lugging backpack sprayers containing deadly pathogens, according to a Harvard report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2017

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