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Pentagon lauds India for supporting Afghanistan-led peace process in the war-ravaged nation

Washington: The US Department of Defence has appreciated India's role in Afghanistan and described it as the 'largest donor' of the south Asian war-ravaged nation.

Number of COVID-19 cases in US armed forces exceeds 5,700 - Pentagon

Washington/Sputnik - The number of COVID-19 cases among the US armed forces, civilian personnel and their families has reached 8,697 of whom 5,765 are among active service personnel, the Department of Defense announced in a fact sheet on Tuesday.

Pentagon unveils UFO videos

Washington/IBNS:  The Pentagon has surely left the world shocked by releasing three declassified videos which shows US navy pilots encountering what appear to be unidentified flying objects (UFOs).

Over 100 US troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after Iranian attack, says Pentagon

Washington/Xinhua: Over 100 US troops had been diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury due to last month's Iranian missile attack on US military bases in Iraq, US Defense Department said Monday in a statement.

Iranian president calls for implementation of law blacklisting Pentagon

Tehran/Xinhua/UNI: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday issued an order to implement a law blacklisting the US Department of Defence as "terrorist organization," Tasnim news agency reported.

Mike Pompeo pledges Trump fully prepared to order military strike on Turkey - Reports

Washington (Sputnik/UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said President Donald Trump is entirely ready to order US military action against Turkey if necessary in the current Middle East crisis, media reported.

US troops withdrawing from Syria to western Iraq, says Pentagon chief

Washington (Xinhua/UNI) US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said roughly 1,000 US troops withdrawing from the northeastern Syria will be repositioned into western Iraq, according to a transcript released by the Pentagon on Sunday.

Pentagon confirms US troops came under fire from Turkish positions near Kobani

Washington (Sputni/UNI) US troops came under fire from Turkish positions near the Syrian city of Kobani, Defense Department Press Operations Director Brook DeWalt said in a statement.

Pentagon confirms death of one US soldier in Syria

Washington, Apr 30 (Xinhua/UNI) The Pentagon confirmed on late Monday that one US soldier has died in a non-combat related incident in Syria.

Pentagon confirms death of one US soldier in Iraq

Washington, April 22 (Xinhua/UNI) The Pentagon confirmed on Sunday one US soldier was killed in a non-combat related incident in Iraq.

Pentagon sees no imminent threat in Iran's designation of CENTCOM: Spokesperson

Washington, Apr 9 (Sputnik/UNI)The US Department of Defense (DoD) does not see any imminent threat from Iran after its Supreme National Security Council designated the Central Command as a terrorist organization, Pentagon Spokeswoman Commander Rebecca Rebarich told Sputnik on Monday.

Pentagon refutes reports about plans to leave 1,000 US troops in Syria - Statement

Washington, Mar 18 (Sputnik/UNI): Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford has refuted media reports stating that the US military are allegedly planning to keep nearly 1,000 troops in Syria.

Afghanistan: US soldier succumbed to injures suffered in roadside bombing

Kabul, Dec 4 (IBNS):  A US soldier, who was injured during a roadside bomb blast in Afghanistan last month, passed away on Sunday, Pentagon said on Tuesday.

Pakistan can do more to help us in Afghanistan: Pentagon

Washington, May 4 (IBNS): The US has said that it believes Pakistan has more oppurtunities to fight terrorism and help to ensure stability in Afghanistan.

USA successfully destroys mock ICBM, calls it a milestone programme

Washington, May 31 (IBNS): A US interceptor rocket successfully took down a mock intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Tuesday afternoon over the Pacific Ocean, the Pentagon said.