US military

Facebook deals with Chinese firm draw ire from US lawmakers

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 10:20 GMT

Facebook drew fresh criticism from US lawmakers following revelations that it allowed Chinese smartphone makers.

Pentagon pushes for new, low-yield nuclear bombs

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 02:10 GMT

The US military wants to revamp its nuclear arsenal and develop new low-yield atomic bombs.

US announces drone strikes against al Shabab movement

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 - 11:49 GMT

The US military conducted a drone strike against the Somali al Shabab movement after Mogadishu terror attack, that left 700 people dead and wounded.

Up to 11 killed in Iraqi-Kurdish clash - U.S. military

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 04:16 GMT

Death toll in a clash on Monday between Iraqi and Kurdish forces, with between three and 11 fighters killed, the US military said on Tuesday.

Somalis protest US military raid that killed 10 civilians

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 04:30 GMT

More than 300 Somali community leaders and relatives of the dead accused Somali troops, accompanied by US military advisors, of having killed the 10 civilians.

Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 - 11:14 GMT

Japan on Saturday launched the third satellite in its effort to build a homegrown geolocation system aimed at improving the accuracy of car navigation systems.

At least 2 killed in car bomb blast in Somalia's capital

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 11:40 GMT

At least two people were killed in an apparent car bomb blast on a major street in Somalia's capital Friday evening.