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Pentagon: airstrikes near Kobani have killed hundreds of IS militants

A pentagon spokesman says bad weather in Iraq had freed up coalition firepower to attack Kobani targets in Syria. US-led airstrikes have killed several hundred Islamic State fighters around the Syrian town of Kobani, the Pentagon ...

16/10/2014 - 06:43 - comment 0

US airstrikes hit ISIS inside Syria for first time

the ISIL terrorist group in Syria, the Pentagon says."I can confirm that US military and partner ... 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 ...

23/09/2014 - 05:41 - comment 0

US to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt: Pentagon

US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian ... Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo's counter-terrorism efforts, the Pentagon said. US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy ...

21/09/2014 - 07:53 - comment 1

Pentagon warns of "tenuous" situation in Kobani

A Pentagon official Tuesday said the situation in the Syrian border town of Kobani remained "tenuous" despite US air strikes against IS. A Pentagon spokesperson said Tuesday  that the situation in a northern Syrian town remains ...

22/10/2014 - 09:54 - comment 0

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 ... Pentagon’s top spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said US drones are flying “around-the-clock coverage” over ...

28/06/2014 - 07:22 - 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 Islamic State (Isis) presents a greater threat to the US than al-Qa’ida and must be defeated, the Pentagon has said. The American Defence Secretary, Chuck Hagel, sounded a warning on Thursday ...

22/08/2014 - 08:15 - 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 ... U.S. Navy Seals have boarded and taken full control ...

17/03/2014 - 09:04 - 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, ... he said the military balance of power had shifted. He said the US had sold $75 billion ... said that the US had and would keep 35,000 military personnel in the Gulf region, some 10,000 of whom ...

09/12/2013 - 10:50 - 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, ... invasion of Gaza, will be awarded the US department of defense's highest award. ...

29/11/2012 - 13:22 - comment 0

Obama: coalition against Islamic State a "difficult mission"

In a meeting with senior military officials at the Pentagon on Wednesday, Obama claimed that the US will keep ... whether the US-led military operation against ISIL is working. The Pentagon has acknowledged ... US President Barack Obama says the “barbaric” ISIL ...

09/10/2014 - 07:43 - comment 0