Defense

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration has lifted a mysterious “hold” on more than $100 million in security aid for Lebanon, congressional and State...

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran will take a new step in reducing commitments to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday by injecting gas into centrifuges at the Fordow plant, President Hassan Rouhani...

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Thousands of Iraqi protesters stood fast in Baghdad’s central Tahrir Square on Sunday, defying a bloody crackdown that killed scores over the weekend and an overnight raid...

DOHUK, Iraq (Reuters) – United States troops have crossed into Iraq from Syria through the Sahela border crossing in the northern province of Dohuk, Reuters witnesses said on Monday. Reuters video...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to “exercise maximum restraint” and “address protesters’ grievances”...

CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince received a phone call on Wednesday from the U.S. Secretary of Defense in which they discussed ongoing arrangements to send U.S. troops of a defensive...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian air defenses, U.S. officials...

NICOSIA (Reuters) – An unidentified object that may have been a stray missile crashed north of the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, early on Monday, but no one was hurt, Turkish Cypriot officials said....

WASHINGTON/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara’s deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove...

Will the US intervene militarily in Venezuela? Retired USMC Lt. Col. Dakota Wood says leaving all options on the table is a smart diplomatic move for the U.S. Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers...

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea fired several “unidentified short-range projectiles” into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, prompting South Korea to call on its communist neighbor...

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – The Turkish lira weakened more than 2 percent on Tuesday, briefly reaching 5.6125 against the dollar, after the United States halted delivery of equipment related to the F-35...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India shot down one of its satellites in space with an anti-satellite missile on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, hailing the country’s first test of such...

A new defense against nuclear strikes: Pentagon successfully tests first-ever missile ‘salvo’ using multiple weapons to take down a simulated warhead from 4,000 miles away Two interceptors...

HANOI (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Thursday he was willing to give up his nuclear weapons and he would not be holding a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Vietnam...

MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States is foolish enough to want one and that his country currently...