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Dec 20 2015

Jets believed to be Russian kill scores in Syrian city: rescue workers

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2015-12-20 08:54
Air strikes believed to have been carried out by Russian warplanes killed scores of people in the center of the rebel-held city of Idlib in northwest Syria on Sunday, rescue workers and residents said.
Dec 16 2015

Obama administration sets $1.83 billion arms sale to Taiwan

Reuters - Wed, 2015-12-16 12:00
The administration notified Congress on Wednesday of a $1.83 billion arms sale package for Taiwan including two frigates, anti-tank missiles, amphibious assault vehicles and other equipment.
Dec 16 2015

FBI: Tenn. Navy shooting terror-inspired

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2015-12-16 12:00
The fatal shooting at Navy reserve facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in July was "inspired by terrorist organization propaganda," FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday.
Dec 16 2015

Iran says it will not accept any restrictions on missile program

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2015-12-16 11:49
Iran's defense minister Hossein Dehghan said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic would not accept any restrictions on its missile program and would continue its tests.
Dec 16 2015

U.S. military to pull 12 fighter jets from base in Turkey

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2015-12-16 11:41
The U.S. military said on Wednesday it was pulling 12 F-15 Eagles and Strike Eagle fighter jets from Incirlik air base in Turkey after deploying them there last month.
Dec 16 2015

Russian general says new weapons will 'neutralize' US shield

Yahoo Top News - Wed, 2015-12-16 09:59
Russia's strategic nuclear forces chief says its new weapons will be capable of "neutralizing" any potential missile defenses.
Dec 16 2015

U.S. Defense Chief to Confer With Iraqi Officials in Campaign Against ISIS

The New York Times - Wed, 2015-12-16 02:16
The defense secretary, Ashton B. Carter, was to meet with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and Khaled al-Obeidi, the Iraqi defense minister.
Dec 15 2015

U.S. Navy Commander Implies China Has Eroded Safety of South China Sea

The New York Times - Tue, 2015-12-15 07:50
Adm. Scott H. Swift says that routine commercial and military operations in one of the world’s busiest waterways had become subject to warnings.
Dec 14 2015

U.S., allies conduct 16 strikes against Islamic State - U.S. military

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2015-12-14 07:26
The United States and its allies conducted 16 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, according to the coalition leading the operations.
Dec 13 2015

Sikh Soldier Allowed to Keep Beard in Rare Army Exception

The New York Times - Sun, 2015-12-13 20:09
For the first time in decades, the military has granted a religious accommodation to allow an active-duty combat soldier to keep his beard, at least for now.

 
 

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