Tag : U.S. military
Syria title : 'Scores' of Civilians Killed Amid Intensifying Fight for Aleppo
summary : An upsurge of intense fighting around Aleppo has killed scores of Syrians in the past weeks, displaced thousands and cut water and power to up to two million people on both sides of the front line, worsening the already dire conditions faced by hundreds of thousands in the city.
date : Aug 11, 2016 01:04 PM EDT
title : Fallen Soldiers-Heroes Remembered This Holiday, Six Sacrifice Lives in Afghanistan Just Before Christmas
summary : Six U.S. Air Force members lost their lives Monday in a suicide bombing attack in Bagram, Afghanistan. "Wake up America and remember these members as you celebrate the holidays and indulge in gift giving and tables full of food...because they won't be able to, nor will their families, holiday after holiday in the future!" stated James Baird on social media this week.
date : Dec 24, 2015 10:36 AM EST
James Foley title : Obama Administration to Hostages’ Families: No More Criminal Prosecutions for Paying Ransom
summary : White House officials announced on Tuesday that relatives of U.S. citizens abducted by terrorists and other criminal groups will be allowed to engage in private ransom negotiations without the threat of criminal prosecution. However, the U.S. government’s own policy of not paying ransom to terrorists would continue.
date : Jun 24, 2015 11:36 AM EDT
US Airstrikes on ISIS title : U.S. Official Claims Over 10,000 ISIS Militants Killed, but Questions Remain on Counting Process
summary : U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Tony Blinken has claimed that the U.S. coalition has killed more than 10,000 ISIS militants since the bombing campaign began nine months ago. However, some have claimed that number is difficult to independently verify without hard evidence.
date : Jun 04, 2015 01:19 PM EDT
US Airstrikes on ISIS title : Iraqis Claim U.S. Restraint On Air Strikes to Limit Civilian Casualties Benefits ISIS
summary : The United States has done its best to limit civilian casualties in the coalition air bombing campaign against ISIS. However, some Iraqis and American officers contended that such an approach has benefited the terror group on the battlefield.
date : May 27, 2015 01:44 PM EDT
ISIS Takes Over Ramadi title : ISIS Scares Iraqi Forces into Retreat after Tough Fight, Takes Control of Ramadi
summary : The terror group known as ISIS has made progress in Iraq, forcing the country’s military to bid a hasty retreat from the provincial capital of Ramadi. It is considered a major blow to both Iraq and the coalition led by the United States.
date : May 18, 2015 06:32 PM EDT
Civilians in ISIS Controlled Territory - Women and Children title : Pentagon Admits that Airstrikes against ISIS Led to Civilian Deaths; Group Claims Victims Include 31 Children, 19 Women
summary : Officials at the Pentagon have claimed that the bombing campaign in Iraq and Syria against ISIS has been precise and accurate. However, an internal military investigation claimed civilians were caught in the crossfire.
date : May 05, 2015 02:18 PM EDT
ISIS title : U.S. Troops and Their Families Reconsider Online Presence After ISIS Makes Threats, Publish Personal Information
summary : The terror group known as ISIS published information on U.S. military members and their families and made online threats at them. Although it’s not the first time military families have faced such threats, the latest one from a group sympathetic to ISIS has many reconsidering their online presence, especially in social media.
date : Mar 25, 2015 01:37 AM EDT
US Troops in Iraq Fighting ISIS title : ISIS Lights 45 People On Fire Near Iraq Air Base Holding US Troops
summary : Reports from the Iraqi town of Al-Baghdadi, located just a few miles from an air base holding U.S. Marines, claimed that militants from ISIS burned 45 people on Tuesday.
date : Feb 18, 2015 10:43 AM EST
Obama title : New Poll Indicates That Most Americans Disapprove Obama’s Handling of ISIS
summary : Based on a poll conducted by CNN/ORC, many Americans increasingly disapprove President Obama's handling of ISIS threats.
date : Feb 17, 2015 09:39 AM EST
American Sniper title : 'American Sniper' Becoming a Hot Topic In U.S. Culture Wars, Including Hollywood
summary : The film “American Sniper, which tells the real-life story of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, has been a record-breaking box office winner in the United States in its opening weekend. Now director Clint Eastwood’s film has grabbed the attention of the culture wars from all sides.
date : Jan 22, 2015 11:59 AM EST
US Troops in Iraq Fighting ISIS title : ISIS Meets U.S. Troops In Iraq For First Time In Surprise Attack
summary : Islamic State (ISIS) militants launched a surprise ground attack on a base housing U.S. military advisers in Iraq Sunday. However, the Americans repelled the attack alongside the Iraqi army, forcing ISIS militants to retreat.
date : Dec 18, 2014 05:51 PM EST
Retired US Army Band Nathan Sommers - Chick Fil A, title : Lawsuit: U.S. Military Soldier Forcibly Rertired For Opposing Obama, Serving Chick-Fil-A
summary : Nathan Sommers,member of the U.S. Army Band and a military veteran, said he was forced out of the U.S. Army band after voicing his disapproval of Obama, serving Chick-Fil-A sandwiches, and reading books by authors like Sean Hannity.
date : Aug 11, 2014 03:51 PM EDT