1. U.S. Commandos Use Secretive Missiles to Kill Qaeda Leaders in Syria Washington, Today

    The specially designed missiles use sharp blades and blunt force, rather than explosive warheads, to kill terrorist leaders.

  2. British Give U.S. Evidence Against ISIS ‘Beatles,’ Clearing Way for Trial Washington, September 22

    The men were half of a cell of Britons who held Westerners hostage in Syria, some of whom were beheaded for propaganda videos.

  3. U.S. Sending More Troops to Syria to Counter the Russians Washington, September 18

    The deployment of armored vehicles, advance radar and more fighter jets comes in response to a Russian convoy ramming an U.S. ground patrol, injuring seven soldiers.

  4. Russian Attack Jets Back Mercenaries Fighting in Libya Washington, September 11

    An American military official said the warplanes were conducting combat missions in support of Kremlin-backed private security forces, and extending Moscow’s influence in Africa.

  5. U.S. to Reduce Troop Levels in Iraq to 3,000 Washington, September 9

    The long-planned trims, which would cut the number nearly in half, maintain a U.S. counterterrorism force in Iraq but help fulfill President Trump’s goal to reduce overseas deployments.

  6. Turkey Announces Arrest of a Major Islamic State Militant Foreign, September 1

    The country’s interior minister said Mahmut Ozden, described as a top Islamic State figure in Turkey, had been planning attacks and kidnappings.