Two U.S. and nine Afghan special operations forces soldiers are dead, with more wounded after a suspected green-on-blue attack in the Sherzad district of Nangarhar province, a U.S. official told Newsweek.
Military planners are actively tracking disinformation campaigns promulgated by accounts operated by — or attributable to — the Russian government.
A U.S. government contractor has been captured by the Taliban-aligned Haqqani network in Afghanistan's Khost province and is being held hostage by the Islamist militant group.
Mudar Zahran of the Jordanian Opposition Coalition and Alaa al-Fazza, of the Jordanian Expatriates' Forum, accuse each other of secretly working for their native nation's Hashemite monarchy.
Special operation forces recovered two sets of remains from the wreckage of a U.S. military aircraft that crashed in Taliban-held territory of Afghanistan, Newsweek has learned.
"The crash is under investigation, there are no indications the crash was caused by enemy fire," said U.S. Army Colonel Sonny Leggett, a spokesman for U.S. Forces-Afghanistan.
Bryant, 41, was travelling with passengers in his private helicopter earlier this morning when the chopper experienced issues and crashed.
The Pentagon said 34 U.S. service members were diagnosed with concussions and other traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile strike on Ayn al-Asad base in Iraq.
U.S. Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois, the Navy's largest training installation, is on lockdown. U.S. military officials said they are looking for a someone who entered the base without authorization.
The U.S. military said "an unknown Jordanian extremist" who is "a loyalist to the Jordanian kinglet" may be plotting to attack Tower Barracks in Grafenwohr or Tower Barracks, Dulmen, according to a report seen by Newsweek.
Two were killed and two others were wounded after their military vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near the Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan.
Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali al-Hakim said "it was very necessary that all foreign troops need to leave from our territory" but a senior U.S. intelligence official told Newsweek there is "no decision yet."
Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 is believed to have been struck by a Russia-built Tor-M1 surface-to-air missile system, known to NATO as Gauntlet, two U.S. and one Iraqi official told Newsweek.
American and Iraqi officials reported a battle damage assessment Wednesday after Iran launched 22 ballistic missiles against the U.S. military and coalition forces housed at two bases in Iraq.
Iraq's Ayn al-Asad Air Base and at least one site in Kurdistan's Erbil were hit by cruise missiles and short-range ballistic missiles launched from within neighboring Iran, Newsweek has learned.
Sources told Newsweek there was a "high probability" that Imam Ali Brigades leader Shubul al-Zaidi was among those killed.
In a significant escalation of hostilities that raised the risk of war with Iran, a U.S. operation killed Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani.
Two intelligence officials speaking to Newsweek said Iran helped to instigate the violent demonstrations in Iraq, where both Washington and Tehran's interference has been increasingly questioned.
A senior Pentagon official told Newsweek that a Pentagon contractor was killed after about a dozen Katyusha rockets struck the K-1 Air Base in Kirkuk, Iraq.
For the 20th time this year, the Pentagon identified another American service member killed in Afghanistan. The news comes just two days before Christmas and follows the release of The Washington Post's Afghanistan papers.
In the wake of several high profile incidents within the elite U.S. Navy SEAL community, Newsweek found a startling disconnect between what the teams' service members reported and what seems to have been true.
Defense Department documents about the U.S. southern border have historically been unclassified. That's changed now.
Days after talks resumed between the United States and Taliban negotiators to end America's longest-running war, a savage fusillade of gunfire erupted between Taliban militants and U.S.-Afghan forces near Bagram Airfield, the largest American base in Afghanistan.
Veterans and Gold Star families responded with anger and frustration to a report in The Washington Post which details how presidents, politicians and Pentagon officials misled the American public about the war effort.
U.S. military and intelligence personnel told Newsweek that Iran and its allies have been increasingly conducting reconnaissance and gathering intelligence near U.S. positions, raising major concerns.
Lawmakers hear "daily complaints" and five servicemember families have filed suit, as a new government report shows a failure of oversight.
As a public dispute plays out between President Donald Trump and senior Pentagon leadership over the fate of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher, a retired Marine officer's organization says there are other cases that Trump should weigh in on.
The Defense Department identified two "heroic" U.S. Army soldiers killed after their helicopter crashed while supporting ground operations in eastern Afghanistan.