Iraq's Uprising an Open Crisis with No Known Path Forward
The latest bloody confrontations have killed more than 100 people in less than seven days.
Iraqi Militia Leader Wants US Troops to Leave
Qais al-Khazali said there's no longer a justification for thousands of U.S. troops to remain in Iraq.
US Official Says Withdrawal from Syria Has Started
A U.S. military official said the process of withdrawal has begun, declining to comment on specific timetables or movements.
Report: China Is Driving Use of Armed Drones in Middle East
The use of armed drones in the Middle East, driven largely by sales from China, has grown in the past few years.
False Alarm, Not Outside Attack, Sets Off Syria Air Defenses
A false alarm set off Syrian air defense systems early on Tuesday.
Israel Blamed for Missile Strike in Syria; 14 Reported Dead
Russia and the Syrian military blamed Israel for a missile attack Monday on a Syrian air base that reportedly killed 14.
Thousands of Foreign Troops in Syria -- But Will They Leave?
Syria is awash in weapons and an array of local militias and thousands of foreign troops, some of which may not leave.
Assaults in Syria and Iraq Oust ISIS from Border Bastions
Syrian troops ousted ISIS extremists from Deir el-Zour in eastern Syria, while Iraqi forces pushed into the group's last majo...
ISIS Attack on Displaced in Syria Kills Dozens
ISIS militants staged a surprise attack at a crossing used by Iraqi and Syrian civilians seeking safety in northeastern Syria...
Iran Nuclear Deal Opens Diplomatic Channels for Syria
The nuclear deal with Iran was widely expected to affect other Middle East issues, and that may already be happening with Syr...
Syrian Rebel Chief Pleads for Weapons
The chief of Syrian rebel forces said Friday that his fighters are in "desperate" need of weapons and ammunition rather than...
US Troop Increase Risks Tangling in Syria's War
The US is shifting from working quietly behind the scenes in Syria's conflict, turning toward overt displays of U.S. force.
Kurdish Fighters Seize Full Control of IS Border Stronghold
Kurdish fighters took full control on Tuesday of the border town of Tal Abyad, dealing a major blow to the Islamic State grou...
Syria Rebels Suspend Talks Over Alleged Truce Violations
10 rebel groups said they are suspending talks about peace negotiations because of what they described as cease-fire violatio...
Most Popular Military News
New Commissary, Exchange Access Delayed for Many Veterans
Disabled veterans and Purple Heart recipients won't see on-base access for commissaries and exchange stores any time soon.
'Black Hawk Down' Veteran Dies at Age 64
James McMahon served 16 years in the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment and then later as a member of the elite Delta Force.
The Most Muscular Unit in the Marine Corps Is Accepting Applications
If you can squat more than 300 pounds -- and then do it again nine more times -- the Marines may have an elite job for you.
Trump Restores Rank to SEAL, Grants Clemency for Soldiers in War Zone Crimes Cases
"As the President has stated, 'when our soldiers have to fight for our country, I want to give them the confidence to fight.'...
Buttigieg Touts Military Service, Wary of Overstating Role
Pete Buttigieg is careful not to call himself a combat veteran even as he notes the danger he faced.
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Army Providing Security for Vindman During Probe
An official says the Army and local law enforcement are providing security as he testifies during the impeachment hearing.
Butterfly on a Bomb Range: Endangered Species Act at Work on Fort Bragg
As a 400-pound explosive resounds in the distance, a tiny St. Francis Satyr butterfly flits among the splotchy leaves.
Army Lt. Col. Vindman Ready to Speak Out Publicly on Trump
The decorated soldier and White House aide is about to get his chance to tell his story publicly.
Navy Recruits Are Now Using Their Fingerprints to Sign Enlistment Documents
Using fingerprints to sign documents has enabled recruiters to work digitally the entire time instead of printing pages.
Sailors and Families Are Seeking $287M in New Lawsuits After Navy Ship Collision
Navy leaders have acknowledged several missteps that led to the fatal accident.
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Lt. Kayla Barron never imagined she might become an astronaut until she served on a submarine.
Air Force News
Air Force Leader Who Wrote Essay About Respecting Subordinates Fired for Disrespecting Subordinates
The command chief of the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, was removed from his position last month.
The Air Force Could Retire These 8 Fighter Planes and Bombers
Some think that getting rid of the old stuff to make room for the new makes sense.
Airman of the Year Earns Silver Star for Heroism in Afghan Firefights
One firefight went on for nearly 10 hours.
Marine Corps News
On Eve of Funeral, Marine's Widow Remains in Limbo
As a last-ditch measure, a law firm now plans to send a cease-and-desist letter on her behalf to the funeral home.
Attorney Calls on US Marine Deserter to Turn Himself In
Michael Alexander Brown is wanted for questioning in the murder of his mother's boyfriend.
Coast Guard News
Coast Guard Seizes Shocking $69 Million Worth of Cocaine from Drug-Running Sub
Video shows the crew of the Cutter Harriet Lane removing 5,000 pounds of cocaine from the semi-submersible vessel.
Coast Guard to Reconsider Vessel Safety Improvements That It Had Rejected
A service leader said it will reconsider the measures in the aftermath of a fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat.
NTSB: Coast Guard Ignored Duck Boat Safety Proposals
Investigators say the changes might have prevented last year's Missouri accident, which killed 17 people.