ISIS kills US service member in Iraq: Pentagon

ISIS kills US service member in Iraq: Pentagon

The Islamic State group killed a US service member in Iraq Tuesday, the Pentagon said.

US Army captain helps foil Denmark school attack plot

 A US Army captain in Iraq helped crack a plot to bomb a Danish school after gleaning crucial details from documents recovered from extremists, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

US protests against China landing its military jets in South China Sea

US protests against China landing its military jets in South China Sea

The US has expressed concern over China landing its military jets on a man-made island in South China Sea and asked Beijing to keep its prior commitments not to deploy military aircraft at its outposts.

US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in `unsafe` manner: Pentagon

US Air Force plane intercepted by Russian jet in `unsafe` manner: Pentagon

A US Air Force reconnaissance plane was intercepted by a Russian SU-27 jet in an "unsafe and unprofessional" manner while in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Pentagon said Saturday.

Pentagon wants drones to replace some US troops in Sinai

The Pentagon wants to cut the number of US peacekeeping troops in Egypt`s Sinai Peninsula, partly because of the growing threat from the Islamic State group, an official said Tuesday.

US strike in Syria kills several al Qaeda militants: Pentagon

US strike in Syria kills several al Qaeda militants: Pentagon

The US has carried out another raid against al Qaeda militants in Syria, on the heels of a strike that killed the spokesman of the group's Syrian branch, the Pentagon has said.

Barack Obama discusses Islamic State threat with Pentagon chief

Obama spoke with reporters after meeting with Carter at the White House.

US drone strike targets senior Shebab leader in Somalia

A US drone strike has targeted a senior Shebab leader in Somalia who was believed to have been plotting attacks against Americans in Mogadishu, the Pentagon has announced.

US to station armored brigade in eastern Europe in response to 'aggressive Russia', says Pentagon

US to station armored brigade in eastern Europe in response to 'aggressive Russia', says Pentagon

The United States will step up its troop presence in eastern Europe in response to "an aggressive Russia," with continuous rotations of an additional armored brigade beginning in early 2017, the US military said Wednesday.

Pentagon to propose boosting US military presence in Iraq

The Pentagon will submit proposals to President Barack Obama for strengthening military support to Iraqi forces in the near future, a top US military official said Friday.

No immediate decision on US troops in Afghanistan: Pentagon

President Barack Obama`s administration has not yet made a decision on whether to ramp up troop levels to counter a resurgent Taliban in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

Progress in India-Pak ties hindered by cross border violence: Pentagon

Progress in India-Pakistan ties has been hindered by cross-border violence and territorial disputes, but leaders of both the countries have demonstrated commitment to reinitiate the comprehensive ialogue, a top Pentagon commander has said.

Top IS commander al-Shishani 'likely killed' in Syria air strike: US official

The target of the March 4 attack was Omar al-Shishani, a Georgian fighting with Islamic State in Syria, the Pentagon said in a statement.

Over 150 Shebab fighters killed in US drone strike in Somalia

Over 150 Shebab fighters killed in US drone strike in Somalia

A US drone strike on a Shebab training camp in Somalia over the weekend killed more than 150 fighters who were planning a "large-scale" attack, the Pentagon said on Monday.

Pentagon slams `unhelpful` North Korea nuclear rhetoric

North Korean threats of pre-emptive nuclear strikes against South Korea and the United States are "unhelpful" and serve only to aggravate tensions, the Pentagon said Monday.

US military starts 'Hack the Pentagon' contest

The Pentagon on Wednesday invited outside hackers who have been vetted to test the cyber security of some public U.S. Defense Department websites as part of a pilot project next month, the first such program ever by the federal government.

US Air Force unveils picture of new stealth bomber

The US Air Force on Friday unveiled the first image of its next-generation bomber that will replace antique B-52s first developed during the Cold War.

Avoid bombing near US commandos in Syria: Pentagon to Russia

US officials asked Russia to avoid bombing broad areas of northern Syria, where several dozen US special operation forces have been working with Syrians fighting the Islamic State group, the Pentagon disclosed today.

Pentagon calls for parties to halt militarization of South China Sea

The U.S. Defense Department on Wednesday said commercial imagery indicated that China had deployed a surface-to-air missile system on a disputed outpost in the South China Sea, and said the action was increasing tensions in the region.

Sale of F-16 jets to Pak should not be of concern to India: Pentagon

Sale of F-16 jets to Pak should not be of concern to India: Pentagon

The US' decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan should not be a cause of concern for India, the Pentagon said today as it rejected India's disappointment over the move.