US military

February 6, 2016
February 6, 2016
USA

Pentagon releases prisoner abuse photos

The Pentagon releases nearly 200 photographs linked to allegations of abuse by the US military in Iraq and Afghanistan over a decade ago.

January 10, 2016
January 10, 2016

US bomber flies over SKorea as show of force against North

A US long-range heavy bomber flew over South Korea, the US military says, days after North Korea conducted its first alleged hydrogen bomb test in defiance of international sanctions.

December 30, 2015
December 30, 2015

Air strikes kill ‘Bangladeshi militant’ in Syria

10 alleged members of Islamic State (IS) including a Bangladeshi are killed in coalition force’s air strikes in Syria and Iraq in last one month, according to a list prepared by the US military.

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

2 US army men dead in S Korea helicopter crash

Two US military personnel have been killed when their helicopter crashed outside South Korea's capital, Seoul.

November 24, 2015
November 24, 2015

US air strike 'hits 238 IS oil trucks'

A US air strike has destroyed more than 238 fuel trucks controlled by Islamic State (IS) militants in north-east Syria, the US military has said.

November 9, 2015
November 9, 2015

2 Americans 'shot dead in Jordan'

Two US military personnel are reported to have been killed in a gun attack at a police training centre outside Jordan's capital, Amman.

October 15, 2015
October 15, 2015

US to extend Afghan military presence

President Barack Obama confirms plans to extend the US military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016, in a shift in policy.

October 13, 2015
October 13, 2015

Syria conflict: US air drop for anti-IS forces in Hassakeh

The US military has delivered more than 45 tonnes of ammunition to rebels fighting the jihadist group Islamic State (IS) in north-eastern Syria.

October 3, 2015
October 3, 2015

9 killed in US air strike on Afghan hospital

A US air strike hits a hospital run by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the Afghan city of Kunduz, killing at least nine people in what the US military called possible "collateral damage" in the battle to oust Taliban insurgents.

July 24, 2015
July 24, 2015

Turkey bombs Islamic State targets in Syria

Turkish planes have for the first time carried out air strikes against Islamic State (IS) group targets in Syria.