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Pentagon: ISIS is preparing a chemical attack

Pentagon spokesman warns the Islamic State is determined to use chemical arms and likely to try them again in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 9/27/2016, 5:14 AM

U.S. apologizes after air strike hits Syrian army

Pentagon admits coalition fighting ISIS may have struck Syrian military positions in Deir Ezzor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2016, 3:40 AM

ISIS information minister killed in Syria

Coalition air strike in Syria kills Wa'il Adil Hasan Salman al-Fayad, considered ISIS's information minister.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/16/2016, 9:59 PM

Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory near Mosul

Pentagon says US-led warplanes destroyed ISIS factory used to produce chemical weapons, confirming longstanding suspicions.AFP, 9/13/2016, 10:20 PM

Pentagon: ISIS spokesman was killed in American airstrike

Pentagon spokesman confirms ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed by an American airstrike in northern Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/13/2016, 1:12 AM

Pentagon: ISIS about to lose access to Turkey border

The Islamic State group in Syria is about to lose access to Turkey's porous border, the Pentagon says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2016, 3:14 AM

Pentagon warns Syria: Don't fly near coalition troops

United States warns Syrian regime that it is prepared to shoot down planes threatening international coalition forces in northern Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/23/2016, 4:10 AM

U.S. scrambles jets to protect its advisers in Syria

Fighters sent to protect U.S. advisers working with Kurdish forces after Syrian regime jets bombed the area.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 8/19/2016, 9:20 PM

Pentagon: Iran improved ballistic missiles after nuclear deal

A new report, published by the US Department of Defense, outlines Iran's sins as a growing cyber and ballistic security threatRachel Kaplan, 8/12/2016, 7:52 AM

New intelligence says ISIS rapper survived Syria strike

A German, who featured in an ISIS propaganda video holding a severed head, has resurfaced after the Pentagon declared him dead.AFP, 8/4/2016, 5:33 PM

Pentagon acknowledges it targeted ISIS 'defense minister'

Pentagon says it targeted top ISIS commander Omar al-Shishani, stops short of confirming his reported death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/15/2016, 4:15 AM

Pentagon confirms death of senior Al-Nusra Front member

Pentagon confirms it had targeted the spokesman of Syria's Al-Qaeda branch.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/5/2016, 3:13 AM

US orders families of personnel out of southern Turkey

Fearing imminent terror attacks, Pentagon orders families of military ad civilian personnel to leave southern Turkey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 8:23 PM

CIA fighting the Pentagon in Syria

Syrian rebel groups backed by different parts of US defense establishment are shooting at each other.Matt Wanderman, 3/29/2016, 11:24 AM

Pentagon downplays North Korea's nuclear threat

American defense official says there's no evidence North Korea has the ability to miniaturize a nuclear weapon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/4/2016, 5:15 AM

Pentagon expands cyberattacks against ISIS

Senior defense officials in the United States say the cyber war against ISIS has intensified.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/1/2016, 1:14 AM

US denies slowing anti-ISIS campaign

US-led coalition strikes against Islamic State in Syria have dwindled from 359 in July to a measly 92 this month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2015, 9:56 PM

United States, Russia to Sign 'Understanding' on Syria

Pentagon spokesman says the United States and Russia are set to sign an understanding on how pilots can avoid each other over Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/20/2015, 2:43 AM

Turkey to Join International Coalition Against ISIS

The United States and Turkey finalize agreement to include Turkey in international effort to bring down ISIS, says Pentagon.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2015, 2:13 AM

Officials Reveal Russia Hacked the Pentagon

Hackers break into 4,000 Joint Chiefs of Staff personnel accounts in the space of a minute, in what is 'clearly work of a state actor.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2015, 9:27 AM

Key Figure in Al-Qaeda Offshoot Killed in Syria

Pentagon says an airstrike in Syria has killed Muhsin al-Fadhli, a key figure in the Khorasan terrorist group.Ben Ariel, 7/22/2015, 1:13 AM

ISIS Leader Killed in Airstrike in Syria

Pentagon says a senior ISIS leader who recruited funds and fighters and procured weapons for the jihadists was killed on June 16.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2015, 1:12 AM

US, Iran-Backed Shi'ite Forces Not Cooperating

Pentagon reveals Shi'ite fighters at Iraqi base where 450 US troops were sent, but that the two forces not working together to fight ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2015, 10:45 AM

American Airstrike Kills 'Person of Interest' in Benghazi Attack

Pentagon says an ISIS operative involved in the 2012 Benghazi attack was killed in an airstrike in northern Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/23/2015, 3:43 AM

Pentagon Admits Difficulty in Training Syrian Rebels

United States struggling to implement its training program for moderate Syrian rebels fighting ISIS, according to the Pentagon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2015, 5:44 AM

Pentagon Confirms Algerian Terrorist Was Targeted by Airstrike

Pentagon confirms that Mokhtar Belmokhtar was indeed the target of an airstrike in Libya, but will not confirm if he was killed.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2015, 5:15 AM

Pentagon: War on ISIS Has Cost Over $2.7 Billion

Anti-Islamist operation in Syria and Iraq now costing more than $9 million per day, and still struggling to show meaningful results.Tova Dvorin, 6/12/2015, 1:53 PM

Pentagon Planning to Deploy More Troops to Iraq

Pentagon spokesman reveals new plans to train more Iraqi forces and Sunni tribal fighters are being finalized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/9/2015, 9:46 PM

Pentagon to Expedite Shipment of Shoulder Weapons to Iraq

An expedited shipment of 2,000 shoulder-fired weapons from Washington expected to arrive in Iraq next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2015, 4:43 AM

Pentagon: Situation in Ramadi Remains 'Contested'

Pentagon says situation in Ramadi remains "fluid and contested" after ISIS claims it captured the city.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/18/2015, 4:13 AM

Pentagon: Iraq Oil Refinery Under Threat from ISIS

Pentagon spokesman says ISIS has entered the Baiji refinery in Iraq and controls parts of it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/7/2015, 2:45 AM

Russians Hacked Pentagon Network, Reveals Defense Secretary

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter reveals that Russian hackers accessed an unclassified Pentagon network earlier this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2015, 3:46 AM

ISIS Lost a Quarter of its Territory in Iraq - Pentagon

US military claims air campaign has helped Iraqi ground forces push back Islamic State; group still strong in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2015, 3:02 PM

US Declassifies Document Revealing Israel's Nuclear Program

Obama revenge for Netanyahu's Congress talk? 1987 report on Israel's top secret nuclear program released in unprecedented move.Ari Yashar, Matt Wanderman, 3/25/2015, 8:00 PM

Pentagon Notifies Personnel on ISIS 'Hit List'

Pentagon officials say ISIS "hit list" was drawn from public sources, from newspaper interview to Facebook pages.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2015, 2:14 AM

ISIS Hackers Publish Hit List of 100 American Soldiers

A group calling itself the ISIS Hacking Division published names and addresses of 100 American servicemen, calling for their deaths.Cynthia Blank, 3/22/2015, 8:37 AM

Pentagon Estimates 6,000 Jihadists Have Been Killed

American defense officials say about 6,000 jihadists killed in air strikes against ISIS. Hagel: Don't use "body counts" to measure progress.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/23/2015, 4:42 AM

Pentagon: Training of Syrian Rebels Could Begin in Spring

The United States military has made progress in its effort to identify moderate Syrian rebels to train for the fight against ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/7/2015, 3:42 AM

Pentagon Downplays Iran's Display of Copied Drone

Iranian military releases a video of a drone it claims to have copied from an American drone downed in 2011. Pentagon unimpressed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2014, 5:46 AM

Pentagon: US to Buy 43 More F-35 Stealth Fighters

$4 billion deal comes on same day as announcement of US sale of F-35 squadron to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2014, 8:43 PM

The Gaza Operation and the US-Israel Relationship

Since Operation Protective Edge, Israeli defense industries have already received urgent procurement orders for arms and munitions worth billions of NIS. The cause is below. Amir Rapaport, 10/28/2014, 11:04 AM

Pentagon: Airstrikes Have Helped Keep ISIS Away from Kobane

Pentagon spokesman warns that the town of Kobane could still fall into the hands of ISIS and that the situation is "tenuous".Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/22/2014, 2:12 AM

Pentagon: No Evidence Civilians Were Killed in Airstrikes

The Pentagon says there is no evidence of any civilian casualties from airstrikes targeting Islamist terrorists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2014, 6:46 AM

U.S. Confirms Apache Deliveries to Egypt

Defense Secretary Hagel speaks with Egyptian counterpart, confirms the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2014, 4:38 AM

Pentagon Confirms Al-Shabaab Leader Killed in Airstrike

Pentagon confirms death of Ahmed Abdi Godane, says it is a "major symbolic and operational loss" for Al-Shabaab.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/5/2014, 8:45 PM

Watchdog Group: Bergdahl Transfer Broke US Law

Pentagon, Defense Department, and Obama himself may have violated US law in trading captive soldier for top terrorists, group says.Tova Dvorin, 8/22/2014, 10:28 AM

Pentagon on Weapons to Israel: We're Assessing the Process

Pentagon says the process of supplying weapons to Israel is being “constantly assessed”.Elad Benari, 8/15/2014, 6:13 AM

Pentagon: Too Many Civilians Have Been Killed in Gaza

Pentagon says Israel should do more to minimize civilian casualties.Elad Benari, 8/1/2014, 4:14 AM

Pentagon: Iran Has 'Small Numbers' of Operatives in Iraq

The Pentagon says Iran has sent a small number of operatives to help Iraq, but has no "major units" there.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/21/2014, 2:05 AM

Questions and Accusations as Bowe Bergdahl Arrives Home

Soldier returns to US soil amid new evidence that the US Army had horrific conditions and leadership in Afghanistan.Tova Dvorin, 6/13/2014, 2:19 PM

U.S. Suspends Joint Military Drills with Russia

In response to Ukraine crisis, Pentagon announces suspension of all military engagements with Russia.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 5:15 AM

Pentagon Not Concerned by Iran's Threats

The Pentagon has no information that Iranian are approaching the Atlantic, says Pentagon spokesman.Elad Benari, 2/11/2014, 2:45 AM

Pentagon: 'US Would Have No Clue If Iran Got Nuke'

New Pentagon report reveals US unable to detect nations acquiring nuclear bomb, expert notes India example - 'we had no warning whatsoever.'Ari Yashar, 2/7/2014, 9:00 AM

Pentagon Study Vindicates Israel on Iran Nukes

The Defense Science Board has concluded that American intelligence agencies are ill equipped to detect when foreign powers are developing nuclear weapons or ramping up their existing arsenals.Dr. Joe Tuzara, 2/5/2014, 11:38 AM

Report: US Plans '3-Day Attack' on Syria

Pentagon drawing up plans for a more extensive military operation against Assad regime than had been previously planned.Ari Soffer, 9/8/2013, 2:30 PM

U.S. Delays Delivery of F-16s to Egypt

The U.S. is delaying the planned delivery of four F-16 fighter jets to Egypt because of the situation in the country, says the Pentagon.Elad Benari, 7/25/2013, 3:12 AM

Report: Pentagon Can Destroy Iran's Underground Nuclear Facility

The Pentagon has reportedly redesigned its biggest "bunker buster" bomb so it can destroy the underground Fordow nuclear site.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/4/2013, 12:22 AM