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Jun 02, 2017
US secretary of defence James Mattis seeks continuity in policy toward Asia on second trip to continentThe Trump administration is aiming for continuity in Asia policy, sticking broadly with the approach its predecessors have taken by emphasising diplomacy and cooperation with allies, James Mattis said.
May 23, 2017
US air strikes on Syria killed 225 civilians in a month, reveals Human Rights reportUS-led air strikes on Syria killed a total of 225 civilians in April-May, a monitor said on Tuesday, the highest 30-day toll since the campaign began in 2014.
May 22, 2017
Donald Trump instructs Pentagon to 'annihilate' Islamic State in SyriaPresident Donald Trump has instructed the Pentagon to "annihilate" the Islamic State in Syria in a bid to prevent escaped foreign fighters from returning home, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday.
May 19, 2017
United States 'not increasing' role in Syrian civil war: James MattisPentagon chief Jim Mattis stressed on Friday that the United States is not getting more involved in Syria's civil war.
May 03, 2017
Islamic State claims responsibility for suicide attack on Nato Convoy in KabulA powerful blast targeting an armoured Nato convoy in Kabul killed at least eight people and wounded 28 today, including three coalition members, officials said in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
Apr 24, 2017
Afghanistan defence chief quits over Taliban attack on army base; US warns of 'another tough year'Afghanistan's defence minister and army chief of staff resigned on Monday after the deadliest Taliban attack on a military base, and US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he was "under no illusions" about the problems facing the country.
Apr 24, 2017
Afghan army chief, defence minister resign following Taliban attack at Balkh military baseAfghanistan's army chief and defence minister resigned on Monday, following a Taliban attack over the weekend that struck a northern army base, killing more than 100 military and other personnel, officials said.
Apr 22, 2017
US defence secretary James Mattis visits key ally and oil-rich Gulf state QatarUS Defence Secretary Jim Mattis met Qatar's emir, on Saturday, during a visit to the oil-rich Gulf state, home to the largest US air base in the Middle East.
Apr 21, 2017
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis warns Syria against using chemical weaponsUS Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said there can be "no doubt" Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar al-Assad not to use them.
Apr 18, 2017
North Korea 'recklessly tried to provoke': US Defence Chief Jim MattisRiyadh: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis says North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation, according to media reports.