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  • The Russians apparently mistook forces as jihadists

    Russian jets mistakenly bomb US -backed Syrian forces, casualties reported: US Army

    World | March 02, 2017 14:04 IST

    Russian and Syrian regime aircraft attacked the villages to the south and east of Al-Bab in Aleppo province on Tuesday, resulting in an unspecified number of casualties

  • echoes of 1991 gulf war linger on in mideast

    Echoes of 1991 Gulf War linger on in Mideast

    World | February 23, 2016 14:43 IST

    The 1991 Gulf War saw only 100 hours of ground fighting as U.S. forces entered Kuwait to end the Iraqi occupation, but echoes of that conflict have lingered for decades in the Middle East.The war

  • us to deploy new special ops force to fight islamic state

    US to deploy new special ops force to fight Islamic State

    World | December 02, 2015 15:43 IST

    Washington: The U.S. military will deploy a new special operations force to Iraq to step up the fight against Islamic State militants who are unleashing violence and are determined to hold territory they have seized

  • islamic state prison rescue operation that killed an

    Islamic State: Prison rescue operation that killed an American Soldier (Video)

    World | October 26, 2015 14:37 IST

    Mosul: A dramatic footage of a rescue operation carried out by US and Kurdish forces to evacuate over 70 hostages from Islamic State prison in northern Iraq has emerged on social media.The operation took place

  • us nato ceremonially end afghan combat mission

    US, NATO ceremonially end Afghan combat mission

    World | December 09, 2014 12:17 IST

    Kabul: The US and NATO ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan on Monday, 13 years after the September 11 terror attacks sparked their invasion of the country to topple the Taliban-led government.NATO's International Security

  • us forces capture pak taliban leader latif mehsud

    US forces capture Pak Taliban leader Latif Mehsud

    World | October 12, 2013 7:27 IST

    Washington:  The US state department on Friday claimed American troops have  captured a senior Pakistani Taliban leader  Latif Mehsud in a military operation.  “I can confirm that US forces did capture… terrorist leader Latif Mehsud

  • us forces hit extremists behind e. africa attacks

    US forces hit extremists behind E. Africa attacks

    World | October 06, 2013 15:12 IST

    Mogadishu, Somalia : In a stealthy seaside assault in Somalia and in a raid in Libya's capital, U.S. special forces on Saturday struck out against Islamic extremists who have carried out terrorist attacks in East

  • us forces nab al qaida leader in tripoli

    US forces nab Al-Qaida leader in Tripoli

    World | October 06, 2013 10:35 IST

    Tripoli, Libya :  U.S. forces on Saturday captured an al-Qaida leader in Libya linked to the 1998 American embassy bombings in east Africa and wanted by the U.S. for more than a decade, a U.S.

  • france defends proposed punitive action against syria

    France defends proposed punitive action against Syria

    World | September 05, 2013 10:03 IST

    Paris: French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault Wednesday justified the Socialists' determination to punish Syrian regime for the alleged chemical attack, saying it would pave the way to end political conflict in that country.Ayrault made the

  • us forces teams in 5 south asian nations including india

    US Forces Teams In 5 South Asian Nations Including India

    World | March 02, 2012 17:00 IST

    Washington, Mar 2: US Special forces teams are currently stationed in five South Asian countries including India as part of the counter-terrorism co-operation with these nations, a top Pentagon commander has said.  These teams have

  • us forces mark end of iraq mission

    US Forces Mark End Of Iraq Mission

    World | December 15, 2011 19:11 IST

    Baghdad, Dec 15: US forces formally marked the end of their mission in Iraq with a low-key ceremony near Baghdad today, after nearly nine years of war that began with the invasion to topple Saddam

  • us forces killed laden s clone in abbottabad claims

    US Forces Killed Laden's Clone In Abbottabad, Claims American Editor

    World | May 20, 2011 12:44 IST

    New York, May 20: With conspiracy theories coming out a dime a dozen, a fresh report says the US operation that allegedly killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan has actually led to the death of

  • pak military takes control of osama s compound

    Pak Military Takes Control Of Osama's Compound

    World | May 09, 2011 9:23 IST

    Islamabad, May 8 : The Pakistani military today again took control of the compound in the garrison city of Abbottabad where Osama bin Laden was killed by US forces, triggering rumours that the structure would

  • us choppers flew from jalalabad to abbottabad

    US Choppers Flew From Jalalabad To Abbottabad

    World | May 03, 2011 17:05 IST

    Washington, May 3: 'Operation Geronimo' that killed Osama bin Laden was executed by a 79-member US commando team that raced into Abbottabad from a base in Jalalabad in Afghanistan on a moonless night before Pakistani

  • us forces recover crucial dvds from osama hideout

    US Forces Recover Crucial DVDs From Osama Hideout

    World | May 03, 2011 16:58 IST

    Washington, May 3: US special forces came away with hard drives, Dvds and a trove of documents from the Abbottabad safe house of Osama bin Laden which might tip American intelligence to al-Qaeda's operational plan

  • obama defends libya action in a letter to congress

    Obama Defends Libya Action In A Letter To Congress

    World | March 22, 2011 8:19 IST

    Washington, Mar 22: Two days after the US forces commenced operation to assist coalition forces to enforce the UN Security Council resolution of no-fly-zone over Libya, US President Barack Obama told the Congressional leadership that