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Inside the ambush known as Black Sunday
On April 4, 2004, the 2-5 battalion of the 1st Cavalry Division was just taking over responsibility for Sadr City, a large Baghdad slum with a population of 2 million. A platoon of 18 soldiers and their interpreter was returning to its base from the most routine of missions, providing security for
The Latest: Yemeni officials say clashes continue in capital
Yemeni security officials say clashes between rival factions in the rebel-held capital, Sanaa, are continuing for a second day
American troops caught in deadly Niger ambush told to proceed despite mission concerns
The operation in Niger that led to the death of four American soldiers was not a reconnaissance mission, as initially described by U.S. officials, but instead a kill or capture mission conducted without additional support requested by Nigerien forces, four senior Nigerien officials told ABC News.
Niger attack: New details emerge about deadly ambush on US soldiers
Nearly one month after the deadly ambush in Niger that killed four American soldiers, ABC News has learned new details about how the attack unfolded on October 4, including how a small group of Americans went back into the firefight to locate a vehicle that had become separated from the group. The
Niger Timeline: What we know so far about the deadly attack on US soldiers
It has been three weeks since the deadly Oct. 4 ambush on a U.S. Army Special Forces mission in Niger , and ABC News has learned chilling new details about the mission gone wrong. The U.S. Defense Department said Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright, 29, Sgt. La David Johnson, 25, Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, 35,
'He died fighting for his brothers,' Niger ambush survivor says of fallen US soldier
Nearly three weeks after the deadly ambush on U.S. Special Ops forces in Niger , ABC News has learned chilling new details about the mission gone wrong from a survivor of the attack and a senior U.S. intelligence official. Their accounts, provided in separate interviews, raise questions about why a
New details on Niger ambush that killed 4 US soldiers
The special operations soldiers started out on a routine reconnaissance mission but were later told to kill or capture a top ISIS target, a senior intelligence official told ABC News.
More details surface about deadly ambush in Niger
We are learning how long after soldiers came under fire and called for backup that help arrived.
Rocket attack at airport in Kabul, Afghanistan
The attack took place just hours after Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived.