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A deadly weapon against US troops reappeared in Iraq

Spike78/Wikimedia CommonsA particularly deadly type of improvised explosive device was used for .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 12th, 2017

Islamic State may have used chemical weapon on US and Iraqi troops

Reuters Islamic State forces on Tuesday fired a shell that may have contained a mustard agent onto a military base in northern Iraq used by U.S. and Iraqi troops, CNN reported on Wednesday, citing several U.S. officials. No U.S. troops were hurt or have d.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 21st, 2016

"Younger dynamic" pushing AR-15 sales higher after Parkland massacre

Gun sellers in Missouri say sales of the AR-15, the weapon allegedly used in last week's deadly Florida shooting, have soared in recent days fueled by a "younger dynamic." Nathan Frandino reports......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 20th, 2018

Ohio Pastor and Family Accused of Robbing Sunday School Teacher at Gunpoint

Anthony Morris, 49, and his wife and teenage daughter face charges of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 20th, 2018

With ISIS in Iraq defeated, the US military is beginning to draw down from Baghdad

Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve US troops have started to draw down from Baghdad following ISIS' defeat within the country. Iraqi sources say 60% of US forces will leave with about 4,000 staying behind to tra.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 5th, 2018

If a nuclear weapon is about to explode, here"s what a safety expert says you can do to survive

Shutterstock Nuclear bombs are extremely deadly weapons, but their worst effects are confined to a limited zone. A government safety expert says its entirely possible to survive a nuclear explosion.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2018

Trump Will Keep U.S. Troops in Syria Because He Doesn"t Want to "Make the Same Mistakes" As Obama in Iraq, Tillerson Says

The secretary of state said U.S. troops will prevent a resurgent ISIS and curb Iranian influence, but Washington's own ally may be its biggest threat......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 18th, 2018

Clashes Turn Deadly as Pakistan Cracks Down on Protesters

At least six people were killed and more than 260 injured on the outskirts of Islamabad after police and paramilitary troops tried to clear a protest by Islamist activists who had blocked a main road into Pakistan’s capital for more than two weeks......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 25th, 2017

Alcohol, Liberty Ban For US Troops In Japan After Deadly Car Crash

Less than a day after a 61-year-old Japanese citizen was killed&n.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 20th, 2017

Ancient Artifacts Saved From Deadly Earthquake Hold Clues to Mysteries of Iraq"s Past

A team from the Institute of Archaeology at Goethe University made the last-minute discovery after the excavation had already wrapped......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 16th, 2017

Ancient Artifacts Saved from Deadly Earthquake Hold Clues to Mysteries of Iraq"s Past

A team from the Institute of Archaeology at Goethe University made the last-minute discovery after the excavation had already wrapped......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 16th, 2017

According To A New Study, T. Rex’s Tiny Arms Were A Deadly Weapon

The Tyrannosaurus Rex was one of the most dangerous predators that ever walked on Earth. It looked terrifying, and of .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkNov 6th, 2017

Where Is ISIS? Syria and Iraq Leave No Escape for Islamic State, as Troops Take Final Major Cities

After years of battling a common enemy, the Syrian and Iraqi armies are within miles of one another, leaving ISIS trapped in a shell of its former so-called caliphate......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 3rd, 2017

America’s love affair with uniformed men is problematic

A POIGNANT feature of American bases in Iraq were their walls of Thank You cards sent by American schoolchildren. Often displayed outside the chow-hall, where the troops gathered to eat, they typically thanked them for “being over there to keep us saf.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistOct 26th, 2017

White Nationalists Are a Bigger Threat to America Than ISIS In Iraq and Syria, U.S. Troops Say

A new poll found that 30 percent of soldiers believed white nationalism was a bigger threat than the conflicts in Iraq and Syria......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 24th, 2017

The New York Post: North Korea’s next menace may be a biological-weapons arsenal

North Korea is suspected of producing biological weapons to unleash against enemy troops and civilians — including by fake janitors lugging backpack sprayers containing deadly pathogens, according to a Harvard report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2017

Kurdish Conflict. The Energy Report 10/16/17

Iraq is moving troops around the Kurdish region o.....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesOct 16th, 2017

Iran Guard chief warns US against imposing new sanctions

Revolutionary Guard troops are currently fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardOct 8th, 2017

US officials: 4th Green Beret missing after Niger ambush has been found dead

AP Photo/Stephen Wandera US officials say an American soldier missing for nearly two days in Niger has been found dead. He was one of four US troops killed in a deadly.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 6th, 2017

Iraq Deploys Troops To Kirkuk After Kurdistan "Yes" Vote; Turkey Threatens Blockade

Immediately on the heels of the Iraqi Kur.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 27th, 2017

Islamic State Claims It Carried Out Deadly Attack in Southern Iraq

Islamic State said its gunmen stormed a restaurant in southern Iraq after blowing up a car bomb outside it, an attack Iraqi officials said killed more than 50 people, including Iranian pilgrims having lunch......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 14th, 2017