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'You saved a lot of lives'

Biden congratulates pilots who intercepted Iranian missiles

US President lauded the members of the 494th and 335th fighter jet squadrons. 'Thanks to extraordinary skill, the United States helped Israel take down almost all of those incoming missiles, you're remarkable.'

Biden congratulates pilots who intercepted Iranian missiles

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US to strike Iranian targets after Jordan strike

The US has reportedly approved plans for a series of strikes on Iranian targets in Iraq and Syria in retaliation for Iranian-back militants' strike on US bases.

US to strike Iranian targets after Jordan strike

US strikes Syrian facility used by IRGC

Pentagon announces the US military struck weapons storage facility used by Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and affiliated groups.

US strikes Syrian facility used by IRGC

On Biden's orders:

US Military strikes facilities in Syria used by Iran

Pentagon announces that President Biden ordered strikes on two facilities in Syria used by IRGC and groups supported by Tehran.

US Military strikes facilities in Syria used by Iran

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US forces in Middle East attacked 13 times in last week

Uptick in drone and rocket attacks on US troops in Iraq and Syria follows Hamas lies about fake Israeli strike on Gaza hospital.

US forces in Middle East attacked 13 times in last week

After Iran's ship seizures:

US military to bolster its defensive posture in the Gulf

US military will work to bolster the defensive posture in the Gulf region following Iran's seizure and harassment of vessels.

US military to bolster its defensive posture in the Gulf

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

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

US army base in Syria hit by rockets

At least two rockets strike American military base in eastern Syria on third anniversary of elimination of top Iranian general.

US army base in Syria hit by rockets

Message to Iran?

US Air Force unveils new high-tech B-21 Raider stealth bomber

Next-gen nuclear-equipped aircraft will be stealthier and more agile than previous bombers.

US Air Force unveils new high-tech B-21 Raider stealth bomber

US coalition forces repel drone attack on base in Syria

US-led coalition forces fighting remnants of ISIS fought off multiple drone attacks on base in Syria.

US coalition forces repel drone attack on base in Syria

US lawmaker: Crash between UFO and plane ‘only a matter of time’

Rep. Tim Burchett urges expanded study of UFOs, more transparency, and the release of all extraterrestrial-related documents.

US lawmaker: Crash between UFO and plane ‘only a matter of time’

Syria:

US airstrike kills senior terrorist leader

American military targets Abu Hamzah al Yemeni, a senior member of an Al Qaeda-linked group.

US airstrike kills senior terrorist leader

IDF deputy chief of staff meets with top US brass

Second-in-command of Israeli military visits US to deepen ties between IDF, US military.

IDF deputy chief of staff meets with top US brass

US military officer included in training to strike Iran

In precedent-setting move, US military officer included in IDF training to strike at Iran, demonstrating Israel's capabilities to the US.

US military officer included in training to strike Iran

Iraq foils second attempted drone attack against US forces

Second attempt in two days to attack US forces with explosive laden drones comes during second anniversary of Soleimani killing.

Iraq foils second attempted drone attack against US forces

How Israel saved hundreds of US soldiers

New report reveals how last-minute warnings from Israeli intelligence and security agencies repeatedly saved American soldiers.

How Israel saved hundreds of US soldiers

IDF leaders visit US CENTCOM headquarters

Operations Directorate and Cooperation Directorate meet US military leaders in Tampa, Florida, discuss challenges faced by both countries.

IDF leaders visit US CENTCOM headquarters

US testing Iron Dome against Chinese missiles

US military in Guam tests effectiveness of Israel Iron Dome system against cruise missiles amid growing threat from China.

US testing Iron Dome against Chinese missiles

US helicopter carrier docks in Israel for military exercise

US troops to participate in 2-week counter-terrorism training exercise with Israeli counterparts.

US helicopter carrier docks in Israel for military exercise

Blue Flag joint US-Israel military exercise to kick off

This year's 'Blue Flag' to be the largest and most advanced aerial exercise Israel has ever had.

Blue Flag joint US-Israel military exercise to kick off

The Kabul terrorist neared the US troops - and blew himself up

Nearly 200 people died in a suicide attack at the Kabul, Afghanistan airport. 'They didn't need to die,' US military official admits.

The Kabul terrorist neared the US troops - and blew himself up

Haley vs. Biden: The terrorists are getting what they wanted

Nikki Haley, former US amb., slams Biden administration for giving the Taliban what it wanted, making America less safe than it was.

Haley vs. Biden: The terrorists are getting what they wanted

US Navy chaplain calls on Jews to apologize for killing Jesus

'Say sorry.' Agency working with US military posts Easter sermon by Navy chaplain calling on 'men of Israel' to apologize for killing Jesus.

US Navy chaplain calls on Jews to apologize for killing Jesus

Members of extremist groups can join US military

Membership in extremist group won’t keep recruits out of US military, defense official tells congressional subcommittee.

Members of extremist groups can join US military

US military working with Israel to counter Iran

Senior IDF official meets with senior US military, Dep. of Defense, officials.

US military working with Israel to counter Iran

Joint US military-IDF exercise begins

Preparations at their height for the Juniper Falcon exercise, which aims to deepen cooperation between the two militaries.

Joint US military-IDF exercise begins

Holocaust survivor who served in US military dies at 83

Sidney Shachnow, Holocaust survivor who went on to command US forces in Berlin, dies at 83.

Holocaust survivor who served in US military dies at 83

Warrior diplomats: A look into US special operations

"We don't crave the combat so much as we crave hard things to conquer," says one Green Beret.

Warrior diplomats: A look into US special operations

New York: Pizza deliveryman discovered to be illegal immigrant

New York military base alerts immigration authorities after discovering pizza deliveryman to be illegal immigrant.

New York: Pizza deliveryman discovered to be illegal immigrant

Arutz Sheva meets US Electronic Warfare Aircraft - the Prowler

The 'Prowler' can protect other aircraft from enemy missiles such as Syrian rocket which shot down Israeli F-16.

Arutz Sheva meets US Electronic Warfare Aircraft - the Prowler

Trump admin prepares transgender military ban

One month after pledging to reimpose ban keeping transgender people out of armed forces, Trump sets 6-month deadline for implementation.

Trump admin prepares transgender military ban

US military helicopter goes down near Hawaii

Military unsure how crash occurred, search for five missing crew members continues.

US military helicopter goes down near Hawaii

U.S. tests anti-ICBM system

Missile Defense Agency launches ground-based interceptor to intercept mock ICBM.

U.S. tests anti-ICBM system

Trump: Netanyahu is ready for peace

Following G7 Summit, US President Trump and First Lady speak to US Military at Naval Air Station in Sicily.

Trump: Netanyahu is ready for peace

Iran 'harassing' American warships in Strait of Hormuz

U.S. Navy commanders say Iran is jeopardizing international navigation by "harassing" warships passing through the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran 'harassing' American warships in Strait of Hormuz

Elbit lands deal with US army

Israeli firm lands major deal with US army

Israeli arms producer lands multi-million dollar deal to supply tank parts to US army.

Israeli firm lands major deal with US army

White House: Iran's actions in the Gulf a cause for concern

White House says recent encounters between Iranian vessels and American warships in the Gulf are unacceptable.

White House: Iran's actions in the Gulf a cause for concern

U.S. Navy ship fires at Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf

U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship fires three warning shots at an Iranian ship in the Northern Persian Gulf.

U.S. Navy ship fires at Iranian ship in the Persian Gulf

IDF orphans organization joins briefing at the White House

US and Israel push joint efforts to help their respective military families, at a meeting at the White House.

IDF orphans organization joins briefing at the White House

Photos: IDF, American military hold joint exercise in Israel

78 American soldiers take part in join exercise with IDF at the Lod Industrial area in central Israel.

Photos: IDF, American military hold joint exercise in Israel

ISIS kills US marine in Iraq

ISIS kills one US marine, wounds 'small number' more. Victim is second US combat death in fight against ISIS.

ISIS kills US marine in Iraq

‘Juniper Cobra 16’ military exercise begins

Joint ballistic missile exercise involving US European Command and IDF commences.

‘Juniper Cobra 16’ military exercise begins

Carter: Error caused sailors to enter Iranian waters

Defense Secretary says 10 sailors briefly detained by Iran entered Iranian waters because of navigational error.

Carter: Error caused sailors to enter Iranian waters

White House denies there was an apology to Iran

White House spokesman says the United States "certainly" did not apologize to Iran after 10 sailors accidentally entered Iranian waters.

White House denies there was an apology to Iran

US backs Turkey over downing of Russian jet

US military says Turkey warned Russian jet 10 times before shooting it down, but can't confirm which side of the border it was on.

US backs Turkey over downing of Russian jet

Official: American Drones May Monitor ISIS in Libya

United States talking with countries in North Africa about locating drones to monitor ISIS in Libya, senior administration official says.

Official: American Drones May Monitor ISIS in Libya

American Airstrike in Syria Killed 2 Children, Military Admits

Officials in the United States military admit that airstrikes against Islamist extremists in Syria killed two children last November.

American Airstrike in Syria Killed 2 Children, Military Admits

US: Coalition Air Raids Back Up Kurdish Advance Against ISIS

International coalition against ISIS carries out dozens of airstrikes in 72-hour period, aid Kurdish forces to retake parts of Iraq.

US: Coalition Air Raids Back Up Kurdish Advance Against ISIS

US to Send Nearly 1,000 Troops to Train Syrian Rebels

Total number of soldiers could even exceed 1,000 mark, as US hopes to train 5,400 'moderate' rebels in 2015; military acknowledges 'risks'.

US to Send Nearly 1,000 Troops to Train Syrian Rebels

Rescue Mission to Save Jordanian Pilot from ISIS Fails

Heavy fire on ISIS strongholds in Raqqah reportedly fail to facilitate rescue mission, with ISIS said to execute pilot today.

Rescue Mission to Save Jordanian Pilot from ISIS Fails

FBI, Homeland Security Warn Vets Over ISIS Threat - in the US

ISIS on US soil? American security organizations warn US veterans to monitor their social media in wake of 'lone wolf' attack threats.

FBI, Homeland Security Warn Vets Over ISIS Threat - in the US

Pentagon: US to Buy 43 More F-35 Stealth Fighters

$4 billion deal comes on same day as announcement of US sale of F-35 squadron to Israel.

Pentagon: US to Buy 43 More F-35 Stealth Fighters

Obama Backpedals, Sends Troops to Iraq

Over 500 soldiers said to be deployed to Persian Gulf to fight ISIS in Iraq, despite statements promising 275 men - or none at all.

Obama Backpedals, Sends Troops to Iraq

Iran Says US Has Renounced Military Action

Ayatollah Khamenei claims US has forfeited military option, standing on stage with sign reading 'America cannot do a damn thing.'

Iran Says US Has Renounced Military Action

Special Siddur Issued for Jewish Soldiers in US Military

Landmark siddur unifies Jewish leaders from different streams, has foreword by Obama. First of its kind since World War II.

Special Siddur Issued for Jewish Soldiers in US Military

Israel, US Successfully Test New Missile Defense System

"David's Sling" designed to bridge the gap between long-range Arrow and short-range Iron Dome systems.

Israel, US Successfully Test New Missile Defense System

Lawmakers Warn: US Military 'Not Ready to Deploy'

Senior lawmakers warn US military unprepared to deploy as a result of military budget cuts; danger to soldiers as training reduced.

Lawmakers Warn: US Military 'Not Ready to Deploy'

US to Train Libyan Forces As Militias Ravage Tripoli

US official announces plans to train thousands of security forces, as local council calls on Misrata militias to leave Tripoli.

US to Train Libyan Forces As Militias Ravage Tripoli