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CIA releases hundreds of thousands of files on killing of Osama...

The CIA has released the last of the US government’s files on the 2011 killing of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden by US special...

Iranian Air Force launches 7th round of massive war games –...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:00 P.M.) - The Iranian Air Force held military drills in the country's central province of Isfahan as the 7th round of...

Graphic pictures: ISIS gains ground in eastern Afghanistan

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (3:45 A.M.) – Contrary to the military situation in Iraq and Syria, ISIS still holds battlefield momentum in Afghanistan and is on...

Russian and Qatari DMs sign agreement on military, technical cooperation

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:50 P.M.) - Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu and Qatari Minister of State for Defence Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah signed an...

[VIDEO] Jets and attack helicopters: Egyptian forces go all out against...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:30 P.M.) - Egyptian forces have stepped up their anti-ISIS intervention in the war-striken nation of Libya, employing state-of-the-art combat aviation against...

Netanyahu very upset with Iraqi forces capturing Kirkuk, takes action to...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:35 A.M.) - Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu is very upset with Baghdad's decision to drive back pro-Barzani forces from important cities...

Germany signs off on deal to send Israel three advanced subs...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government approved a deal to sell the Israeli Navy three submarines costing up to $1 billion each, overcoming reservations about...

Israel: Several arrested as ultra-Orthodox military protest enters 2nd day –...

Several people were detained on Tuesday after protests against the arrest of two ultra-Orthodox men who refused to serve in the military entered a...

Netanyahu orders Foreign Ministry to prepare Israel’s withdrawal from UNESCO

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has handed instructions to the Foreign Ministry to make preparations for the country’s withdrawal from United Nations Educational, Scientific...

Taliban leader calls for ceasefire with ISIS

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (7:00 PM) - The leader of the Taliban, Hibatullah Akhundzada, has officially urged his supporters to stop fighting ISIS groups in Afghanistan, according...