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To protect ships:

US sends F-16s to Strait of Hormuz

The US move comes after Iran tried to seize two oil tankers near the strait last week, opening fire on one of them.

US sends F-16s to Strait of Hormuz

US confirms:

Senior ISIS leader killed in helicopter strike in Syria

CENTCOM says senior ISIS leader who planned attacks in the Middle East and Europe was killed in US raid in northern Syria.

Senior ISIS leader killed in helicopter strike in Syria

Following drone attack on US base:

US strikes Iranian targets in Syria

The US air strikes came after a drone believed to be Iranian struck a Coalition base in northeast Syria.

US strikes Iranian targets in Syria

US soldier who plotted 'jihadi attack' on unit sentenced to jail

Former soldier who gave classified info to neo-Nazi jihadist group for 'mass casualty' attack on unit sentenced to 45 years in prison.

US soldier who plotted 'jihadi attack' on unit sentenced to jail

Syria:

ISIS leader killed, US troops wounded in raid

ISIS leader Hamza al-Homsi killed and four US troops wounded in US helicopter raid on northeast Syria.

ISIS leader killed, US troops wounded in raid

US army downs Iranian-made drone in Syria

CENTCOM says the drone was attempting to conduct reconnaissance of a patrol base in northeast Syria.

US army downs Iranian-made drone in Syria

US military shoots down object over Lake Huron

The operation marks the third day in a row that an unidentified object was shot down over North American airspace.

US military shoots down object over Lake Huron

On Biden's orders:

US military shoots down 'high-altitude object' over Alaska

National Security Council says the object "posed a reasonable threat to the safety of civilian flight".

US military shoots down 'high-altitude object' over Alaska

US military:

'We're searching for remnants of downed Chinese balloon'

US Navy working to recover the balloon and its payload, a day after it was shot down off the coast of the Carolinas.

'We're searching for remnants of downed Chinese balloon'

US military monitoring suspected Chinese surveillance balloon

The balloon has been hovering over the northern US for the past few days. US leaders have discussed shooting it out of the sky.

US military monitoring suspected Chinese surveillance balloon

Somalia:

ISIS leader and 10 associates killed in US operation

Bilal al-Sudani, an ISIS leader in Somalia, killed with about 10 of his associates in a US army operation.

ISIS leader and 10 associates killed in US operation

During raid in Syria:

US forces capture two ISIS members

The raid occurred on Saturday, according to Central Command spokesperson. Few other details made available.

US forces capture two ISIS members

US to double number of Ukrainian troops being trained

Program will see US Army training increasing number of Ukrainian soldiers in high level battle tactics at base in Germany.

US to double number of Ukrainian troops being trained

US forces kill two ISIS terrorists in strike in Syria

CENTCOM says American forces killed two ISIS terrorists in unspecified location in eastern Syria.

US forces kill two ISIS terrorists in strike in Syria

US Army:

'Iranian patrol boat tried to blind US Navy ships in the Gulf'

The incident is the latest in a series of incidents involving US and Iranian ships in the Gulf.

'Iranian patrol boat tried to blind US Navy ships in the Gulf'

Lapid on Iranian threat:

'Along with our partners, we will act as we see fit'

Prime Minister participates in joint drill of US and Israeli air forces, observed various strategies for dealing with threats from Iran.

'Along with our partners, we will act as we see fit'

US forces kill two top ISIS leaders in northern Syria

Air strike comes just hours after US raid kills an ISIS smuggler in northeast Syria.

US forces kill two top ISIS leaders in northern Syria

US forces eliminate senior ISIS member in Syria

US army says it killed senior ISIS official Rakkan Wahid al-Shammari in a raid in northeast Syria.

US forces eliminate senior ISIS member in Syria

Iraq:

US shoots down Iranian drone which targeted US forces in Erbil

US scrambles F-15 jet to shoot down Iranian drone that appeared to be heading towards US forces in Erbil, US official says.

US shoots down Iranian drone which targeted US forces in Erbil

Another incident at sea

Iran seizes, then releases US ship in the Gulf

Iranian ship seizes American military unmanned research vessel, then releases it after patrol boat and helicopter deployed to the location.

Iran seizes, then releases US ship in the Gulf

Three US soldiers lightly wounded in rocket attacks in Syria

CENTCOM says the US responded to the rocket attacks and destroyed three vehicles and equipment used to launch some of the rockets.

Three US soldiers lightly wounded in rocket attacks in Syria

US Army:

'We attacked infrastructure in Syria used by IRGC'

US military says it carried out a strike in Deir al-Zor against infrastructure facilities used by IRGC-affiliated groups.

'We attacked infrastructure in Syria used by IRGC'

US general warns:

'Iran could resume attacks against the US and its allies'

Top US Air Force general in the Middle East says that if Iran resumes attacks in the region, they could lead to a new escalation.

'Iran could resume attacks against the US and its allies'

Agudath Israel opposes US military registration for Jewish women

The Agudath Israel organization has announced that 'the very requirement to register will infringe the right to religious freedom'.

Agudath Israel opposes US military registration for Jewish women

Iraq:

Missiles fired towards base hosting US troops

At least five missiles hit Ain al-Asad base in western Anbar province.

Missiles fired towards base hosting US troops

Probe clears US Army in Syria strike that killed civilians

Pentagon investigation into 2019 strike in Syria that killed numerous civilians finds no violations of policy.

Probe clears US Army in Syria strike that killed civilians

US Army to discharge vaccine refusers

US Army announces that soldiers who refuse to get COVID-19 vaccine will be immediately discharged.

US Army to discharge vaccine refusers

US military launched missiles during Houthi attack on UAE

US officials say the US military launched interceptor missiles during this week's Houthi attack on UAE.

US military launched missiles during Houthi attack on UAE

US: Women could be required to register for the draft soon

Amendment to National Defense Authorization Act would expand draft to include women as well as men over the age of 18.

US: Women could be required to register for the draft soon

Report: US covered up Syria strikes which killed civilians

New York Times report says US military covered up 2019 air strikes against ISIS that killed up to 64 women and children.

Report: US covered up Syria strikes which killed civilians

Supplying kosher food for American soldiers around the world

Arutz Sheva speaks with Sara Fuerst of KosherTroops about her organization that sends kosher care packages to Jewish American troops.

Supplying kosher food for American soldiers around the world

US officials: Iran behind drone attack on Syria base

US officials say they believe Iran was behind drone attack last week at military outpost in southern Syria where American troops are based.

US officials: Iran behind drone attack on Syria base

13 who gave their lives to save others, doing the job they loved

Most of the US service members killed in Kabul blast were in their early 20s. "Don't worry, Mom, my guys got me," was one last message.

13 who gave their lives to save others, doing the job they loved

12 US troops among those killed in Kabul suicide bombing

Officials confirm US servicemen among those who lost their lives in bombings at Kabul airport.

12 US troops among those killed in Kabul suicide bombing

US-led coalition shoots down drone in eastern Syria

Fighter jet with US-led coalition shoots down drone in eastern Syria after it was deemed a threat.

US-led coalition shoots down drone in eastern Syria

US to send troops to evacuate embassy staff from Afghanistan

The move comes amid a rapid Taliban advance across the country.

US to send troops to evacuate embassy staff from Afghanistan

US military conducts air strike against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

The air strike is the first in Somalia since President Joe Biden took office.

US military conducts air strike against Al-Shabaab in Somalia

Osama Bin Laden predicted a weak Joe Biden

America is a superpower devoid of strength. Op-ed

Osama Bin Laden predicted a weak Joe Biden

Israel and the U.S. - 'unbroken bond to protect our freedom'

The bond between the IDF and United States Army extends far beyond similar weapons systems or common enemies.

Israel and the U.S. - 'unbroken bond to protect our freedom'

Report: Rockets fired at facility hosting US troops in Syria

US military denies any that US forces in Syria were attacked by rockets.

Report: Rockets fired at facility hosting US troops in Syria

Chinese defector reveals COVID-19 origins

A Chinese official has defected to the USA, and in doing so has brought to light troubling information on the coronavirus.

Chinese defector reveals COVID-19 origins

US military ship fires warning shots at IRGC vessels in the Gulf

US military says one of its ships fired warning shots after three vessels from Revolutionary Guard came close to it in the Gulf.

US military ship fires warning shots at IRGC vessels in the Gulf

US Army discharges officer who made Holocaust joke on TikTok

2nd Lieutenant to be discharged from US Army over Holocaust joke posted to social media last year.

US Army discharges officer who made Holocaust joke on TikTok

US flies B-52 bombers to the Middle East

Move comes amid ongoing tensions between the US and Iran ahead of first anniversary of elimination of Qassem Soleimani.

US flies B-52 bombers to the Middle East

Chairman of US Joint Chiefs of Staff concludes Israel visit

General Mark A. Milley's visit aimed at strengthening partnership and cooperation between US and Israeli militaries.

Chairman of US Joint Chiefs of Staff concludes Israel visit

'If Electoral College votes for Biden, I'll leave White House'

Trump says he will leave the White House if Electoral College votes for Joe Biden, even though it would be a mistake.

'If Electoral College votes for Biden, I'll leave White House'

Report: Trump to cut US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq

Trump administration expected to cut number of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq in Trump's final weeks in office.

Report: Trump to cut US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq

14 jihadists killed in US drone strike in Syria

US Army says it carried out a drone strike against Al-Qaeda leaders in northwest Syria. Monitor says 14 jihadists killed.

14 jihadists killed in US drone strike in Syria

US army investigating officer for TikTok Holocaust joke

Soldier with 3 million followers on TikTok suspended after telling a joke about the Holocaust in social media video.

US army investigating officer for TikTok Holocaust joke

US soldier plotted ambush on his own unit

Soldier allegedly provided neo-Nazi group with intelligence on his own unit so Islamist terrorists could ambush them.

US soldier plotted ambush on his own unit

Trump: I don't think we'll have to send military to the cities

US President says he doesn't think it will be necessary to send military forces to US cities to quell protests.

Trump: I don't think we'll have to send military to the cities

Three US soldiers wounded in Iraq rocket attack

Three American troops and several Iraqi forces wounded in rocket attack targeting the Taji base north of Baghdad.

Three US soldiers wounded in Iraq rocket attack

IDF announces start of 'Juniper Cobra' joint training exercise

Biennial joint military exercise between IDF and EUCOM starts today.

IDF announces start of 'Juniper Cobra' joint training exercise

109 US troops suffer brain injuries from Iran attack

US officials say military is preparing to report a jump in cases of traumatic brain injury from Iran missile attack on base in Iraq.

109 US troops suffer brain injuries from Iran attack

34 US troops diagnosed with brain injury following Iran attack

Pentagon reveals that 34 service members have been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes on base in Iraq.

34 US troops diagnosed with brain injury following Iran attack

Additional US troops flown out of Iraq following Iranian attack

Additional US troops to be evaluated for potential concussion injuries from January 8 Iranian missile attack on Iraqi bases.

Additional US troops flown out of Iraq following Iranian attack

Report: US received intelligence on potential attack in Germany

Newsweek cites memo saying intelligence shows a potential attack being planned against US military personnel stationed in Germany.

Report: US received intelligence on potential attack in Germany

11 US soldiers were injured in Iranian missile attack

11 US soldiers suffered brain injuries in last week’s Iranian missile strike on two Iraqi bases, army says.

11 US soldiers were injured in Iranian missile attack

Ambassador Friedman: No US casualties in Iranian strike

'Initial assessments are positive, our military is the strongest in the world,' Amb. David Friedman says.

Ambassador Friedman: No US casualties in Iranian strike

Top US general: Letter on withdrawal from Iraq was a 'mistake'

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says letter that was leaked to the media was a draft that should not have been released.

Top US general: Letter on withdrawal from Iraq was a 'mistake'