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USAF Gunship AC-130J Ghostrider Expected to Be Operational by 2017

The AC-130J Ghostrider is the latest iteration of the Air Force's premiere gunship, and is being hailed as the ultimate battle plane. Thirty-two AC-130J Ghostrider gunships are expected to be in the USAF by 2021 after their introduction in 2017. The airframe is manufactured by Lockheed Martin. The conversion into a gunship and aircraft support is managed by Boeing. The...

Gunmen Kill 3, Take 170 Hostages at Luxury Radisson Hotel in Bamako, Mali

At least nine people have been reportedly killed as armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Bamako, Mali on Friday morning. Reports say 170 people are being held hostage at the Radisson Blu hotel in the country's capital. About 10 armed offenders are believed to have assaulted guests of the luxury hotel Radisson Blu in Bamako -- the capital of...

State of Palestine: Palestinian with Press Vest Shot Dead After Alleged Stabbing

A Palestinian was killed and an IDF soldier was injured after being stabbed at an intersection between the Palestinian village Tarqumiyah and the Adora Israeli settlement just outside of Hebron, during a demonstration on Friday. The supposed assailant was then shot at the scene by other IDF soldiers on site.

Russia’s New Fighting Module Arbalet-DM at RAE-2015

The new fighting module, the Arbalet-DM, was on display along with several vehicles such as the ANT-1000P, the Tiger-M or the BMP-1, during the 10th Russia Arms Expo (RAE-2015) in Nizhni Tagil on Thursday. The new fighting module named after a 12th century large crossbow known as the Arbalet-DM, was on display along with several vehicles such as the ANT-1000P,...

RT Interviews Assange on ‘US Empire’, Assad Government Overthrow Plans and New Book ‘The WikiLeaks Files’

Afshin Rattansi goes underground with the world's most wanted publisher - the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. RT: Julian has just co-authored a book - the WikiLeaks Files, and it paints a picture of systemic US torture and killing as well as the destruction of the lives and livelihoods of billions of people right around the world.

WSJ: Surreal Scenes of Life Under ISIS in Mosul, Iraq

A luxury hotel stamped with Islamic State logos. Rifle-wielding fighters chaperoning kids at an amusement park. Such is life through the lens of ISIS propaganda in the besieged Iraqi city of Mosul. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({});

VOX on Why and How ISIS Is Losing

ISIS is still a ruthless group, but it no longer has the territorial advantage it has enjoyed for the past 9 months. Obsession with territory is bringing the downfall of ISIS. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({});

US-Coalition Air Strike on Kobani on Sunday October 12, 2014

Huge smoke cloud over Kobani after anti-ISIS airstrike. Black smoke billowed over Kobani on Sunday following a US-led coalition airstrike aimed at repelling the Islamic State group, which is advancing on the town from two sides. The battle for Kobani is still raging despite more than two weeks of airstrikes by the US-led coalition targeting militants in and around the...

VIDEO: Tomahawk Missile Launch Attack on ISIL in Syria

US NAVY VIDEO: USS Arleigh Burke launches Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles to combat ISIL. RED SEA (Sept 23, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) launches Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles (TLAM) against ISIL targets. Arleigh Burke is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy...