US military drops weapons in areas held by IS in Iraq

 Volunteer forces in Iraq fighting against the Islamic State (IS) terrorists said US military aircraft dropped weapons in areas held by the terrorist group, Press TV reported Saturday.

US says ISIS didn't down Jordan aircraft after Islamic State captures pilot
US says ISIS didn't down Jordan aircraft after Islamic State captures pilot

The US military has categorically refuted the claim made by the Islamic State, saying that it was not the ISIS that shot down the Jordanian aircraft near the Syrian city of Raqqa on Wednesday.

Iraq Kurds press fightback as top jihadist reported killed

Kurdish forces pressed their biggest offensive against the Islamic State group so far on Friday, buoyed by US reports that jihadist supremo Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi`s top aide in Iraq has been killed.

Now, 'RoboTuna' spy fish to keep an eye on enemies

US Military has developed a spying fish called RoboTuna, a robotic tuna fish, to infiltrate the enemy territory.

Ukraine cheers US vote for military aid, Russia outraged

 Ukraine on Friday welcomed a US bill that would allow Washington to provide lethal military assistance to the embattled country, but Russia expressed outrage at the "openly confrontational" legislation.

Charges in theft of US military aircraft documents

A Chinese-born engineer who worked for a defense contractor has been charged with attempting to travel to China with stolen documents on the development of advanced titanium for US military aircraft, federal prosecutors have said.

US military's job 'not over' in Afghanistan: Hagel

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel on Monday told US troops in Afghanistan their mission was not over as they shift to a scaled-back role training their Afghan counterparts.

Chuck Hagel unveils new efforts to fight sex assault in US military

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel unveiled four new initiatives to combat sexual assault in the US military on Thursday as the Pentagon released a preliminary report for 2014 showing signs of improvement after a three-year crackdown on the crime.

Iranian jets carried out anti-IS air raids in Iraq: US

Iranian fighter jets bombed Islamic State jihadists in eastern Iraq in recent days, the US military said Tuesday.

"We have indications that they did indeed fly air strikes with F-4 Phantoms in the past several days," Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby told AFP.

Chuck Hagel understood India's value, opened US military for Sikhs

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who quit amid differences with President Barack Obama, understood the strategic importance of India and opened up the US military a little bit more for the Sikhs.

Slovakia says freed Guantanamo inmates `pose no risk`

The Guantanamo Bay prisoners released to Slovakia as part of efforts to empty the controversial US military detention centre pose no security risk, the Slovak interior ministry said Friday.

Dutch re-arrest Qaeda suspect for US extradition

 Dutch authorities have re-arrested a Dutch-Pakistani al Qaeda suspect wanted by the United States, saying on Friday that all obstacles in his long-running extradition case had been cleared.

US bombs al Qaeda offshoot Khorasan for third time: Military

 American aircraft bombed the Khorasan group in Syria on Thursday, in the third attack on the Al-Qaeda offshoot since early August, the US military`s Central Command said.

Pentagon can't confirm fate of Islamic State leader

The US military can not confirm reports that the Islamic State group leader may have been struck in an airstrike, but a Pentagon official suggested on Monday that lower-level figures may have been hit.

Coalition planes strike IS leaders near Mosul: US

Coalition forces launched airstrikes targeting Islamic State leaders near their northern Iraqi hub of Mosul, the US military said Saturday, without confirming whether the group`s chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed.

Pentagon isolates soldiers over Ebola fears, nurse freed from N.J. quarantine

The U.S. military was isolating personnel returning from their mission to help West African countries curb Ebola even though they showed no sign of infection and a nurse who treated patients in Sierra Leone was released on Monday to go to her home state after New Jersey forced her into quarantine.

Fresh US-led airstrikes hit IS targets in Syria,Iraq: Pentagon

The Pentagon confirmed today a fresh round of air strikes by the US military and coalition partners against Islamic State group targets in Syria and Iraq.

US Ebola ''czar'' to start work; military team begins training

The new US Ebola "czar" starts work on Wednesday and a military medical team begins training as the Obama administration ramps up its response to the potential spread of the virus in the United States.

US aids Kurdish fighters with weapons as battle for Kobane continues
US aids Kurdish fighters with weapons as battle for Kobane continues

In a boost to Kurdish fighters battling Islamic State (IS) militants in Kobane, the US on Monday dropped key supplies including weapons, ammunitions and medical aid.

US, Saudi warplanes target Islamic State jihadists around Syria border
US, Saudi warplanes target Islamic State jihadists around Syria border

US and Saudi warplanes carried out eight air strikes in Syria on Monday, mainly targeting Islamic State jihadists fighting for a key border town, the US military said.