Taiwan Army to receive first M1A2T tanks from U.S. in 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Army will receive the first of the 108 M1A2T Abrams tanks it ordered from the United States in 2022, with their arrival in Taiwan scheduled for the following year, the...

US State Department responds to China regarding Taiwan arms deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department has responded to China’s complaints about Taiwan’s historic purchase of U.S. military equipment, reaffirming the deal’s legality and...

US demonstrates strong Taiwan support with US$2.2 billion arms sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A proposed US$2 billion (NT$68.6 billion) arms sale to Taiwan is being viewed as a strong demonstration of support to the island nation and likely to exacerbate deteriorating U...

China cries foul at US Abrams, Stinger sale to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Shortly after news broke on Tuesday (July 9) that the U.S. State Department has approved US$2.2 billion worth of Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles, and other equipment, the Chines...

US State Department greenlights US$2.2 billion sale of tanks, missiles to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The U.S. State Department has approved a plan to sell US$2.2 billion dollars worth of Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles, and other weapons and equipment, despite protests from Bei...

Trump isn’t taking ‘no tanks’ for an answer for July Fourth

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn’t taking “no tanks” for an answer on the Fourth of July. He said Monday that a display of U.S. military tanks will be part of a ...

Top 3 US weapons Taiwan wants most: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As Taiwan and the U.S. appear to possibly be moving toward a more normalized relationship in terms of arms sales, the South China Morning Post today listed the three U.S.-made ...

The Latest: IS shelling kills 7 civilians in eastern Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest in the month-long campaign to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Iraqi special forces ...

Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push due to poor weather

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq special forces say they're temporarily pausing in their push into the northern city of Mosul held by the Islamic State group due to poor weather. Brig. Gen. H...

Mosul Today: heaviest fighting yet in campaign to expel IS

BAGHDAD (AP) — Heavy fighting erupted in the eastern neighborhoods of Mosul on Friday as Iraqi special forces launched an assault deeper into the urban areas of the city and swung round to attack Isla...

The Latest: Fighting rages in Mosul, IS disables Abrams tank

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on the offensive by Iraqi forces and their allies to retake the city of Mosul from the Islamic State group (all times local): 9:40 a.m. ...

Iraqi forces consolidate their gains in eastern Mosul

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces mopping up in territory seized in eastern Mosul killed eight Islamic State militants Wednesday as residents fled to safety from nearby areas and men shaved the ...

Iraq battles IS in western town, far from Mosul

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State fighters for a third day in a remote western town far from Mosul on Tuesday, but the U.S.-led coalition insisted the latest in a series of "spoiler at...