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Navy SEALS chief war crime: Witnesses say Gallagher gunned down girl and old man in Iraq

Two snipers say a decorated Navy SEAL shot a young girl and an old man in Iraq in 2017

As Iran takes on US

India’s room for manoeuvre is limited. Yet, Delhi needs a moral complement to its realpolitik in the Gulf.


China to build four nuclear aircraft carriers to catch up with US Navy: report

Four of at least six aircraft battle groups China plans to have in the water by 2035 will be nuclear-powered, as the Asian giant tries to equal the US in naval strength, the South China Morning Post reported.

Iran says it holds US Navy veteran, 1st arrest of Trump era

White's detention adds new pressure to the rising tension between Iran and the US, which under Trump has pursued a maximalist campaign against Tehran that includes pulling out of its nuclear deal with world powers.

No More Bread and Water: US Navy Scraps an Age-Old Penalty

Though it sounds like something from an old pirate movie, the antique penalty is not only still on the Navy’s books, it is still actually imposed, despite a century of abolition efforts.

Iran says it has full control of Persian Gulf and US navy does not belong there

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the most senior authority in the Islamic Republic, said last month that he supports the idea that if Iran is not allowed to export oil then no country should export oil from the Gulf.


A hairy issue: Sailors tell the US Navy, 'We want beards'

Beards were banned in 1984. The Navy wanted professional-looking sailors who could wear firefighting masks and breathing apparatuses without interference.

US Navy drafts plans to house 25,000 immigrants at cost of $233 million

President Donald Trump is facing a public outcry over his policy of separating children from their migrant parents, with lawmakers struggling to get immigration legislation passed.

United States Navy expects 'uncertainty' in Gulf after Iran deal withdrawal

Iran, which sees the Gulf as its backyard and believes it has a legitimate interest in expanding its influence there, has long argued that the region should organize its own security collectively, without outside powers.

Warren Buffett on hand as US Navy commissions newest warship

The Omaha, a 218-foot-long littoral combat ship, was commissioned at its new home port in San Diego.