Bomb shelters are upgraded, gas masks tested amid strained relations between Putin and U.S.
As tensions continue to escalate between the U.S. and Russia, the Kremlin has called Vice President Joe Biden’s threat to ‘send a message’ through America’s own cyber strike ‘unprecedented’.
Video Reporting on a previous but recent massive civilian drill
At least 85 civilians, including almost a dozen children, have been killed after US air strikes targeted an area in northern Syria held by Islamic State (Isis/Daesh) fighters, a monitoring group has said.
Some eight families were reportedly wiped out in the IS-controlled village of Tokhar near Manbij on Tuesday (19 July), in what
A Special Air Service (SAS) soldier armed with just a Gurkha knife reportedly stabbed to death three Islamic State (Isis) jihadists who attempted to capture him in Fallujah. SAS soldiers are believed to be fighting Daesh (Isis) in Iraq and in Libya, advising counterparts and occasionally taking part in combat.
Former Air Force airmen are speaking out against America’s use of drone warfare, calling the military drone program “morally outrageous” and “one of the most devastating driving forces for terrorism and destabilization around the world.”
In interviews with NBC News, three former servicemen — who together have 15 years of military drone experience — decried
A number of cruise missiles launched from a Russian ship and aimed at targets in Syria have crashed in Iran, two U.S. officials told CNN Thursday.
Monitoring by U.S. military and intelligence assets has concluded that at least four missiles crashed as they flew over Iran.
The U.S. believes, based
Russia has come out and said they are ready to battle the Free syrian army. Lavrov is wondering who they are and where they are as the United states are not actually telling them. He has called them a phantom group.
So who are the FSA? The United states seem to know but is
Russian forces have begun participating in military operations in Syria in support of government troops, three Lebanese sources familiar with the political and military situation there said on Wednesday.
The sources, speaking to Reuters on condition they not be identified, gave the most forthright account yet from the region of what U.S. officials say
One million people have volunteered to defend North Korea if hostilities break out with South Korea, the country’s state media has reported.
The Korean Central News Agency claimed “young people across the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea are turning out in the sacred war for defending the country
North Korea has issued new nuclear threats to the US saying it will respond accordingly if Washington does not cancel military exercises with South Korea. Pyongyang says it is ready to use its latest weapons, which are “unknown to the world.”
The United States has decided to allow airstrikes to defend Syrian rebels trained by the U.S. military from any attackers, even if the enemies hail from forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, U.S. officials said on Sunday.
The decision by President Barack Obama, which could deepen the U.S. role in Syria’s
Program, launched in May, had been designed to train as many as 5,400 opposition fighters a year to battle the group.
The US has only trained about 60 Syrian opposition fighters to
As Isis surges ahead and the Syrian regime teeters on the brink of collapse, our Middle East correspondent, winner of the 2015 Orwell prize for journalism, reports on the deadly struggle for dominance in the region.
In a chilling memo released on Wednesday, the People’s Liberation Army, or PLA, informed the world that, at least on the internet, China is at war.
The memo is called “Cybersovereignty Symbolizes National Sovereignty.”
“The internet has become the main battlefront for struggle in the ideological area,”
On a snowy, empty highway, a couple and their son emerge from weeks of hiding, wandering in a hungry daze. A rebel truck, mangled by a land mine, is blocking the road. Half a dozen Ukrainian corpses, several burned, lie in a ditch.
Thousands of Ukrainian soldiers retreat from strategic town taken by pro-Russia separatists, leaving their dead and wounded comrades behind
Fatigue in retreat: Ukrainian servicemen sit on
President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are trying for a public display of unity despite a potential split over arming Ukrainian fighters to better battle Russian-backed separatists.
AMMAN, Jordan — The United Arab Emirates said Saturday it ordered a squadron of F-16 fighters to Jordan, which an official said would participate in airstrikes on the Islamic State group after the UAE earlier suspended its involvement.
The UAE fighter jets
That Angela Merkel has gone to Moscow speaks to the sudden gravity of the situation in east Ukraine
In Brussels and other European capitals, the fear of Vladimir Putin is becoming palpable. The mood has changed in a matter of weeks from one of handwringing impotence