French users of a popular Muslim prayer app are suing the company for sharing data with companies connected to the US military, their lawyers said on Monday. Former subscribers to the Muslim Pro application, which claims to have 95 million users, filed the complaint after a report by Vice’s Motherboard[…]
Muslim Pro, a popular Muslim praying app, told Middle East Eye on Tuesday it had severed all ties with a location technology company that reportedly sold its user data to the US military. The app, dubbed the “most popular Muslim app in the world”, has been downloaded at least 95[…]
President Donald Trump authorised the US military to respond to a rocket attack that killed two American troops and a British service member at an Iraqi base for international coalition forces. Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Army General Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters on Thursday[…]
The United States military on Monday disclosed a more than 50 percent jump in cases of traumatic brain injury stemming from Iran’s missile attack on a base in Iraq last month, with the number of service members diagnosed climbing to over 100. No US troops were killed or faced immediate[…]
The US military carried out “defensive strikes” in Iraq and Syria against the Kataib Hezbollah militia group, the Pentagon said on Sunday, two days after a US civilian contractor was killed in a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base. The Pentagon said it targeted three locations of the Iranian-backed[…]
China has condemned the inauguration of the newest branch of the US military, the Space Force, describing its creation as a threat to peace that endangers global stability. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters on Monday that Beijing was “deeply concerned” and “resolutely opposed” to the Space Force, which received its first[…]
Powerful lobbies are behind the US rush for Syria’s natural resources, and the Americans are carrying on where Islamist groups left off by “stealing and selling” them, President Bashar Assad has said. In October, Donald Trump made headlines by ordering all US troops out of Syria, leaving the devastated country[…]
A powerful suicide bombing targeted an under-construction medical facility near Bagram airbase north of the capital Kabul, the US military has said. While there were no US or coalition casualties, a medical base being built for locals was badly damaged, Resolute Support, the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan, said in a[…]
In an idea seemingly pulled from dystopian science fiction, the Pentagon has teamed up with Raytheon to develop a system capable of delivering genetically modified bacteria underground. For purely defensive purposes, of course. Initiated by DARPA – the same agency that led programs to create telekinetic super soldiers and weaponized[…]
Some children born to U.S. citizens stationed abroad as government employees or members of the U.S. military will no longer qualify for automatic American citizenship under a policy change unveiled on Wednesday by the Trump administration. Effective Oct. 29, certain parents serving overseas in the U.S. armed forces or other[…]
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