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US begins destroying Syrian chemical agents at sea

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 23:14

A US naval crew has begun work to "neutralise" Syria`s chemical weapons on a vessel in the Mediterranean, an unprecedented operation expected to take about two months, the Pentagon said Monday.

Armed U.S. aircraft now flying over Iraq: Defense officials

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 05:48

The Obama administration is flying armed aircraft over Iraq, defense officials said on Friday, adding that the flights were aimed at gathering intelligence and ensuring the safety of U.S. personnel on the ground rather than conducting strikes.

First US military advisers deploy in Iraq: Pentagon

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 00:05

The first teams of up to 300 US military advisers have deployed to Baghdad to assist the Iraqi army in its fight against Sunni extremists, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

US missile defense system hits target in key test

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 04:37

The US missile defense system managed by Boeing Co on Sunday hit a simulated enemy missile over the Pacific in the first successful intercept test of the program since 2008, the US Defense Department said.

Iran sent `small numbers` of operatives into Iraq: US

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 01:56

Iran has sent "small numbers" of operatives into Iraq to bolster the Shiite-led government in Baghdad, but there is no sign of a large deployment of army units, the Pentagon said today.

US hopes Pak operation against militants is successful

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 12:18

Reacting cautiously to Pakistan`s all-out offensive against militants in the restive northwest tribal region, the US has said it is not going to rush to any judgement on how the operation will proceed against the "common enemy".

US captures Benghazi attack suspect: Pentagon

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 22:04

The US military has captured a key suspect linked to the deadly 2012 attack on an American consulate in Benghazi in a secret raid in Libya over the weekend, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

US offers ground-breaking defence technologies to India

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 08:59

The US has a number of "ground-breaking" defence technologies, including a helicopter and an unmanned aerial vehicle program, to offer to India for co-development and co-production, a top Pentagon official has said.

Looking forward to work with new Indian government: Pentagon

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 13:14

Describing India as a major player in the region, the Pentagon has said it is looking forward to work with the new Indian government. "India is an important nation in that region.

Looking forward to work with new Indian govt: Pentagon

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:47

Describing India as a major player in the region, the Pentagon has said it is looking forward to work with the new Indian government.

Looking forward to work with new Indian government: Pentagon

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 08:01

Describing India as a major player in the region, the Pentagon has said it is looking forward to work with the new Indian government.

No ransom paid for release of Sgt Bergdahl: US

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 07:23

No ransom was paid for the release of Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, who was held under Taliban captivity for five years, the US has said, refuting all such reports in this regard.