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Russian Navy Conducts Major Maneuvers Near Alaska

MOSCOW — The Russian navy conducted major war games near Alaska involving dozens of ships and aircraft, the military said Friday, the biggest such drills in the area since Soviet times. Russia's navy chief, Adm. Nikolai Yevmenov, said that more than 50 wars...
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Senate Committee Approves $38 Billion Israel Defense Package

A $38 billion military aid package for Israel is moving to the Senate after being approved in the chamber's Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday. The bill (S.B. 3176) provides Israel, which currently receives more American aid than any other nation, an a...
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US Says 2 Soldiers Killed, 6 Wounded in Afghanistan Attack

KABUL, Afghanistan — Two U.S. soldiers were killed and six wounded in a so-called insider attack in eastern Afghanistan's Nangarhar province late Saturday when an Afghan dressed in an Afghan army uniform opened fire, the U.S. military said. In a statement, ...
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Syrian Troops Capture Key Town in Rebel-Held Idlib Province

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian government forces captured one of the largest and most strategic rebel-held towns in the country's northwest, the Syrian military and opposition activists said Wednesday, part of a Russian-backed military assault that has displaced hun...