‘Draft’ letter saying US forces to leave Iraq was sent by ‘mistake,’ Milley says

Troops from US-led Coalition against ISIS are preparing to leave Iraq in the wake of an airstrike that killed an…

French naval base in UAE to host European-led Gulf maritime monitoring mission

A European-led maritime surveillance initiative to monitor Gulf waters will be stationed at a French naval base in Abu Dhabi

New US-led coalition launches Operation Sentinel to protect Persian Gulf shipping

The new US-led naval International Maritime Security Construct launched Operation Sentinel to protect shipping in the Persian Gulf

Pentagon releases new details of raid that killed ISIS leader Baghdadi

ISIS founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died in a hole in northwest Syria, but the fight against the terror group is…

US to deploy additional troops, Patriot batteries and THAAD system to Saudi Arabia

The Pentagon will deploy additional troops and equipment to Saudi Arabia and US Central Command amid tensions with Iran

Joint US-Turkey ground patrols set to start in Syria buffer zone, Akar says

Joint US-Turkey ground patrols along Syria's northeastern border will begin on September 8, Turkey's defense minister said

Iraq PMU leaders blame ‘external’ forces for mysterious base explosions

The deputy leader of Iraq's Hashd al-Shaabi militias said the US bore responsibility for a series of recent explosions at…

UK joins US in new Persian Gulf maritime security mission

The UK said it would join the US in a "maritime security mission" to protect vessels in the Strait of…

UK seeks to form Europe-led Gulf maritime protection force

The UK is prepared to form a Europe-led maritime protection force in the Gulf, foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said as…

Iran seizes UK-flagged Stena Impero tanker in the Strait of Hormuz

Iran's IRGC said it impounded a British-flagged oil tanker the Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz