Thursday 21 June 2018
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4 killed in suicide bombing at US base in Afghanistan

A suicide bomber dressed as a labourer blew himself up on Saturday at the largest American military base in Afghanistan, killing four Americans, said a report, citing Defence Secretary Ash Carter. Two members of the armed services


Iran test-fires new land-to-sea missile in Gulf

Iran test-fired a new land-to-sea ballistic missile in the Gulf, a senior official said on Tuesday, days before an annual ceremony meant to showcase its military muscle at a time of rising tension with the West over its nuclear activity.


Iran threatens to hit US bases in Gulf

Iran has warned the United States not to resort to military action against it, saying US bases in the region were vulnerable to the Islamic Republic's missiles, state media reported on Saturday. The comments by a senior Iranian military co


US to expand Bahrain naval base

The US Navy is planning a major expansion into Bahrain's old commercial port, reserving 70 acres to dock military ships at the Mina Salman port, which was decommissioned at the start of April. A spokesman for the US Navy base in Juffair to

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