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US airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time

airstrikes against the ISIL terrorist group in Syria, the Pentagon says. The United States and its allies have started airstrikes against the ISIL terrorist group in Syria, the Pentagon ... Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement issued on Monday night. He added ...

23/09/2014 - 06:41 - comment 0

Pentagon warns of "tenuous" situation in Kobani

A Pentagon official Tuesday said the situation ... A Pentagon spokesperson said Tuesday  that the situation in a northern Syrian town remains ... as the extremist group still threatens it , Pentagon spokesperson Rear Admiral John Kirby said during a press ...

22/10/2014 - 10:54 - comment 0

Pentagon: airstrikes near Kobani have killed hundreds of IS militants

A pentagon spokesman says bad weather in Iraq had ... airstrikes have killed several hundred Islamic State fighters around the Syrian town of Kobani, the Pentagon ... John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, said bad weather in Iraq had freed up coalition firepower to attack ...

16/10/2014 - 07:43 - comment 0

US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt: Pentagon

Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo's counter-terrorism efforts, the Pentagon said. ... Cairo's counter-terrorism efforts, the Pentagon said. The United States originally announced in April ... protesters.Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said at the time that the helicopters would support ...

21/09/2014 - 08:53 - comment 1

US dispatches armed drones over Iraq

The Pentagon has announced that US drones armed ... and diplomats. The Pentagon has announced that US drones armed with Hellfire missiles ... to do something more,” a senior Pentagon official said on Friday. “We’ve got both manned ...

28/06/2014 - 08:22 - comment 0

Pentagon: ISIS is a bigger threat than al-Qaeda

to the US than al-Qa’ida and must be defeated, the Pentagon has said. ... the Pentagon has said. The American Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, sounded a warning on Thursday ... al-Qa’ida and must be defeated, the Pentagon has said.The American Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, sounded ...

22/08/2014 - 09:15 - comment 0

Pentagon: U.S. Navy Seals storm rogue Libyan oil ship

the Pentagon said Monday. U.S. Navy Seals have boarded and taken full control ... the Pentagon said Monday. There were no injuries or casualties "when U.S. forces, at the request ... Glory, a stateless vessel seized earlier this month by three armed Libyans," Pentagon Press ...

17/03/2014 - 10:04 - comment 0

Saudi: two Guantanamo prisoners accepted into custody

On Monday, the Pentagon stated that it had transferred two detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, ... to 160. The Pentagon also identified the transferred prisoners in the statement.  Saad Muhammad Husayn ... Saudi Arabia, United States) On Monday, the Pentagon stated that it had transferred two detainees ...

16/12/2013 - 22:16 - comment 0

Arab conspiracy theorists, be thrilled: the US pentagon has spent $8 trillion to guard Gulf oil and destabilize the Middle East

"The US is destabilizing the region, not stabilizing it. That would not be necessary if we weren’t dependent on petroleum." Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was in the Gulf on ...

09/12/2013 - 11:50 - comment 0

Pentagon set to award medal to outgoing Israeli defense minister

by a US secretary of defense when he visits the Pentagon on Thursday, according to reports.  Barak, ... the highest award he could be given by a US secretary of defense when he visits the Pentagon on Thursday, ...

29/11/2012 - 14:22 - comment 0