Kurdish Fighters Killed In An Attack On The Largest US Base In Syria

The attack on the largest US military base in Syria has resulted in the deaths of at least six Kurdish fighters. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a key ally of the United States in the fight against jihadism, issued a statement attributing the attack to "mercenaries of the regime" of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

US Plans Nuclear Weapons Deployment to UK Amid Russian Threat

The United States is set to deploy nuclear weapons to the United Kingdom for the first time in 15 years, responding to an escalating threat from Russia, as per a Pentagon report disclosed by the Daily Telegraph. The proposal outlines the placement of warheads, three times more potent than the Hiroshima bomb, at the Lakenheath Royal Air Force Base in Suffolk.

Erdoğan finalizes ratification of Sweden's NATO bid

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has officially approved Sweden's entry into NATO with a formal decree, capping off a process that began with parliamentary approval for the Nordic country's bid.

"With this, a key milestone has been reached in Sweden's path towards NATO membership," Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said on X, welcoming Türkiye's move.

Two dead in US strikes against Iran-backed armed groups in Iraq

U.S. forces targeted sites used by Iran-backed militants in Iraq early Wednesday, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced, carrying out strikes that Iraqi sources said left two people dead.

The strikes came just days after U.S. troops in western Iraq were targeted with ballistic missiles and rockets in an attack the Pentagon blamed on militants supported by Tehran.

US With First Casualties In Red Sea Operation Against The Houthis

The United States has reported the first casualties in its operation against the Houthi rebels in the Red Sea. Two Marines, missing since an operation on January 11 to seize Iranian weapons destined for the Houthis in Yemen, are now believed to have died, according to the Pentagon.

Houthis Extend Safe Passage to Russian and Chinese Ships in Red Sea

Yemen's Houthi rebels have declared that Russian and Chinese ships navigating the Red Sea are not under threat, with one leader, Mohammed al-Bukhaiti, going so far as to pledge "the safe passage of these ships." However, he issued a stark warning, stating that "Israeli ships or those with even a weak connection to Israel will not have the slightest chance to pass through the Red Se