Military Times

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 06:51
Bosnia's defense ministry says the country will donate small arms ammunition to Iraq to help the fight against Islamic State militants. The ministry said Tuesday the donation of about 500 tons of ammunition was approved after Bosnia was urged by the U.S. to join the international coalition fighting IS.
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 06:26
The U.S. military is launching its annual training exercise with armies from across Africa this week in Chad, as the countries of the region battle a growing threat from the Nigerian Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.
Monday, February 9, 2015 - 07:00
The U.S. ambassador to Lebanon said Sunday that $25 million worth of weapons and ammunition have arrived in Beirut, the latest American assistance to Lebanon's army as it fights Islamic extremists along the border with Syria.
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 06:25
President Obama is all but ending the U.S. military mission to Liberia to fight Ebola next month, as infection rates there fall to near zero.
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 07:09
The defeat of Islamic State forces in the Syrian city of Kobani may be difficult to replicate quickly in other parts of Syria and Iraq, where ground forces are too weak to repel the militants.
Friday, January 23, 2015 - 07:00
Yemen's U.S.-backed president quit Thursday under pressure from rebels holding him captive in his home, severely complicating American efforts to combat al-Qaida's powerful local franchise and raising fears that the Arab world's poorest country will fracture into mini-states.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 07:57
Buildings, fighting positions and light vehicles top the list of targets for the more than 3,200 airstrikes that the U.S. and its coalition partners have unleashed on Iraq and Syria since last summer.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 06:42
It's likely to be several months until the new American-led mission to train Iraqi soldiers gets underway, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 06:34
About 250 paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division will deploy in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, officials announced Monday.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 07:48
The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) says he is investigating the Pentagon's efforts to spark that country's economic development, which cost between $700 million and $800 million and "accomplished nothing."