Last month's deadly raid in Yemen has so far yielded no significant intelligence, U.S. officials told NBC News.
The review of U.S. strategy comes at a decisive moment in the U.S.-led coalition effort against Islamic State in both Iraq and Syria.
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MILAN— A transition is underway in the Milan fashion scene, with new designers taking over traditional brands and younger creatives breaking out with their own labels. Dolce& Gabbana, Marni, Ferragamo, Stella Jean and Arthur Arbesser were among those with shows on Sunday. Anderson's son Dylan Lee and Foxx's daughter Corrine were among more than 100 "influencers"—...
Iraqi security forces captured Mosul airport from ISIS on Thursday, advancing towards the jihadists' last major stronghold in the western half of the city.
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BANGKOK— Activists are urging Unilever, a major investor in Myanmar, to speak out against the country's treatment of its Rohingya minority, which the U.N. has said may be "crimes against humanity." A letter sent this week to Unilever CEO Paul Polman asked the company to clarify its stance on the Rohingya. Unilever did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
BRASILIA, Feb 22- Brazil's Forjas Taurus SA, the largest weapons maker in Latin America, shipped guns to the son of a known arms trafficker in July 2015, three months after the United Nations imposed an arms embargo on his allies in Yemen's civil war, according to a U.N. report released last week. U.N. experts on the conflict in Yemen said an investigation turned up...
Airbus has been forced to write-off billions of dollars as it struggles to get its beleaguered A400M military plane back on track.
MOSCOW— Along with a steady flow of new missiles, planes and tanks, Russia's defense minister said Wednesday his nation also has built up its muscle by forming a new branch of the military— information warfare troops. Sergei Shoigu's statement— which came amid Western allegations of Russian hacking— marked the first official acknowledgement of the existence of...
North Korea will probably be “the single most defining geopolitical challenge” for the Trump administration, a former NSC Asia director said.
China has become less dependent on arms import over the past five years due to increased military capabilities at home, the SCMP reports.
During a visit to Singapore, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that his country was pursuing greater ties across Asia.
BOGOTA, Feb 20- Pumping operations along Colombia's second-most important oil pipeline, the Cano-Limon Covenas, were halted due to a bomb attack by rebels from the Marxist ELN group, a police and a military official said on Monday. The attack comes as Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos' government engages in peace talks with the rebels in Ecuador.
Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Adel al-Jubeir explains why he believes the greatest threats to regional stability are terrorism and Iran’s “aggressive” policies.
LONDON— A former counterterrorism chief for London's Metropolitan Police says Britain's withdrawal from the European Union could compromise the security of other EU members if they do not continue to have full access to British intelligence. Richard Walton says that Brexit "represents a risk to the safety" of other EU nations as Britain's membership "is more...
In the first visit to Singapore by an Israeli head of state in 30 years, Netanyahu Monday called for greater diversity and tolerance.
An Iranian semi-official news agency reported that the country has launched sophisticated rockets during military exercises.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates— Fighter jets screaming overhead and theatrical explosions marked the opening of an arms show Sunday in Abu Dhabi, as a bullet-scarred Emirati armored personnel carrier served as a reminder of the country's ongoing military campaign in Yemen. The Emirates announced over $1.2 billion in arms deals at the opening of the biennial...
Prime Minister of Iraq Haider al-Abadi responds to U.S. President Trump's travel ban on seven majority-Muslim countries and also discusses the oil market.