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Jordanian soldier sentenced to life for killing 3 US troops
Middle East

Jordanian soldier sentenced to life for killing 3 US troops

A military court convicted a Jordanian soldier on Monday of killing three US military trainers at a Jordanian air base…
US forces back Philippine troops in Islamist held city
World

US forces back Philippine troops in Islamist held city

United States special forces are providing support to the Philippine military battling to dislodge Islamist militants in a southern city,…
Pentagon: IS leader in Afghanistan killed in April raid
Middle East

Pentagon: IS leader in Afghanistan killed in April raid

A military raid last month killed the head of the Islamic State affiliate in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Sunday night.The…
Trump gives Pentagon power to reset Iraq, Syria troop limits
World

Trump gives Pentagon power to reset Iraq, Syria troop limits

President Donald Trump has given the military the authority to reset a confusing system of troop limits in Iraq and…
US troop extension hands Afghanistan a lifeline: for now
World

US troop extension hands Afghanistan a lifeline: for now

The United States' decision to extend its military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016 has thrown the war-ravaged country's government a…
US sends 75 more troops to Sinai to boost peacekeepers’ security
Egypt

US sends 75 more troops to Sinai to boost peacekeepers’ security

 The United States is sending an additional 75 US troops and other assets to Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to bolster the…
Pentagon: US, Shi’ite fighters not working together at Iraq base
Middle East

Pentagon: US, Shi’ite fighters not working together at Iraq base

The Pentagon said that there are some Shi'ite fighters at an Iraqi military base where Washington just sent 450 reinforcements,…
Killings rattle Afghan voters as election campaign starts
World

Killings rattle Afghan voters as election campaign starts

Afghanistan's presidential candidates held rallies in Kabul on Sunday at the start of a campaign to elect Hamid Karzai's successor,…
Afghan council endorses US security deal, seeks immediate signing
World

Afghan council endorses US security deal, seeks immediate signing

An Afghan grand assembly of tribal chieftains and elders Sunday endorsed a major security pact with the United States and…
American opens fire on Afghans, 15 dead
World

American opens fire on Afghans, 15 dead

BALANDI, Afghanistan — A US service member walked out of a base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday and started…
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