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Last US plane leaves Afghanistan

Last US plane leaves Afghanistan

Pentagon says the US has completed efforts to evacuate its remaining civilians and troops from Afghanistan.Ben Ariel, 30/08/2021 23:41
Pentagon spokesman: 'Thousands' of ISIS prisoners released

Pentagon spokesman: 'Thousands' of ISIS prisoners released

President Biden’s Pentagon spokesperson says “thousands” of ISIS-K prisoners have been released following Afghanistan withdrawal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 11:41
Pentagon: Set to make Pfizer vaccine mandatory for servicemen

Pentagon: Set to make Pfizer vaccine mandatory for servicemen

The Pentagon is preparing to require all US service personnel to be vaccinated following the FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2021 09:48
Pentagon to require service members to be vaccinated

Pentagon to require service members to be vaccinated

Pentagon announces it will require service members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine after Pfizer vaccine has received full approval.Elad Benari, 24/08/2021 05:06
Tearful Afghan journalist asks Pentagon 'where's my president'

Tearful Afghan journalist asks Pentagon 'where's my president'

Afghan reporter Nazira Karimi got emotional at a Pentagon press briefing in Arlington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/08/2021 09:44
Pentagon to impose vaccine mandate on all US soldiers

Pentagon to impose vaccine mandate on all US soldiers

US military to set September deadline for all service members to get COVID vaccine.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/08/2021 22:08
Pentagon speaker refuses to answer questions regarding attack: 'Ongoing investigation'

Pentagon speaker refuses to answer questions regarding attack: 'Ongoing investigation'

Pentagon Chief of Police was asked about the details of the incident Tuesday where a policeman was killed and the perpetrator liquidated.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/08/2021 11:15
Shooting attack near the Pentagon

Shooting attack near the Pentagon

Pentagon on lockdown after multiple gunshots were fired at bus station near the facility.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/08/2021 18:22
Pentagon concerned over attacks in Iraq and Syria

Pentagon concerned over attacks in Iraq and Syria

Pentagon says it is deeply concerned about attacks on US personnel in Iraq and Syria in recent days.Elad Benari, 09/07/2021 06:13
Watch: UFOs swarming US warships? Pentagon confirms authenticity

Watch: UFOs swarming US warships? Pentagon confirms authenticity

Filmmaker Jeremy Corbell's video footage of 'UFOs swarming US warships' taken in 2019 has been confirmed by Pentagon. What's next?Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 12:22
Question marks may disrupt nomination of Biden selection for top role in Pentagon

Question marks may disrupt nomination of Biden selection for top role in Pentagon

Pro-Israel groups had previously raised concerns regarding Colin Kahl’s role in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 17:21
Pentagon confirms Defense Secretary's visit to Israel

Pentagon confirms Defense Secretary's visit to Israel

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin will visit Israel as part of an overseas trip, meet Netanyahu and Gantz.Elad Benari, 09/04/2021 03:58
US to vaccinate September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed against coronavirus

US to vaccinate September 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed against coronavirus

'Inexucsable and un-American to prioritize vaccinations for terrorists over vulnerable Americans,' Rep. Elise Stefanik says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/01/2021 19:32
State Department approves sale of munitions to Saudi Arabia

State Department approves sale of munitions to Saudi Arabia

US State Department approves potential sale of 3,000 precision guided munitions to Saudi Arabia in a deal valued at up to $290 billion.Ben Ariel, 30/12/2020 05:38
US on high alert for Iranian attacks

US on high alert for Iranian attacks

Pentagon worried Iran could take advantage of presidential transition, US troop withdrawals to launch attacks.Gary Willig, 10/12/2020 22:09
Report: Trump to cut US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq

Report: Trump to cut US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq

Trump administration expected to cut number of troops in Afghanistan and Iraq in Trump's final weeks in office.Ben Ariel, 17/11/2020 05:11
Top Pentagon adviser has said ‘Israeli lobby’ funds government officials who want war

Top Pentagon adviser has said ‘Israeli lobby’ funds government officials who want war

Advisor to Trump's new acting Secretary of Defense has routinely blamed 'Israeli lobby', AIPAC, and 'neocons' for pushing the US into wars.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 15/11/2020 17:05
Report: US officials briefed on Iranian threat against Pentagon leaders

Report: US officials briefed on Iranian threat against Pentagon leaders

Officials tell NBC News briefings suggested the threat may be potential retaliation for killing of Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani.Elad Benari, 30/10/2020 05:15
Trump, Pentagon to announce troop reduction in Iraq, Afghanistan

Trump, Pentagon to announce troop reduction in Iraq, Afghanistan

Senior Pentagon official tells Fox News that Trump will announce reduction in troops in Iraq and Afghanistan on Wednesday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/09/2020 07:42
Senate Intel Committee votes to require Pentagon to release report on UFOs

Senate Intel Committee votes to require Pentagon to release report on UFOs

There seems to be no systematic sharing of UFO information between the Pentagon and intelligence services.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/06/2020 15:00
Should US shrink the Pentagon to increase national security?

Should US shrink the Pentagon to increase national security?

Not only can the United States cut its defense budget, but it can also better secure the nation by development of diplomacy and aid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/02/2020 01:16
Senior Pentagon official: Iran could take aggressive action

Senior Pentagon official: Iran could take aggressive action

John Rod, No. 3 official in the Pentagon, warns Iran could take violent action in the near future amid internal protests.Gary Willig, 04/12/2019 17:08
Pentagon: ISIS used US withdrawal to regroup

Pentagon: ISIS used US withdrawal to regroup

New Pentagon report finds that ISIS has strengthened its abilities and has recovered from elimination of its leader.Ben Ariel, 20/11/2019 04:01
Pentagon watchdog declines to investigate Ukraine aid delay

Pentagon watchdog declines to investigate Ukraine aid delay

Reaction and analysis from former CIA director James Woolsey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/11/2019 10:14
US says up to 1,000 troops to withdraw from Syria

US says up to 1,000 troops to withdraw from Syria

Pentagon announces Trump has ordered the withdrawal of up to 1,000 troops from northern Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/10/2019 21:00
Senate confirms Mark Esper as Defense Secretary

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Defense Secretary

Senate votes to confirm Trump's pick for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, by majority of 90 to 8.Ben Ariel, 24/07/2019 00:01
Report: US launched cyber attack against Iran

Report: US launched cyber attack against Iran

US targeted Iran's computers and systems responsible for missile attacks, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/06/2019 23:59
Pentagon releases flight path of downed drone

Pentagon releases flight path of downed drone

Pentagon says Iran's downing of its drone was "an unprovoked attack" and the UAV never violated Iranian airspace.Elad Benari, 21/06/2019 03:10
Pentagon: US ready to defend its interests in Middle East

Pentagon: US ready to defend its interests in Middle East

Latest US deployment of troops to Middle East will include Patriot missile battalion and “other deterrence capabilities”.Elad Benari, 20/06/2019 02:10
Pentagon shifting funds for border wall

Pentagon shifting funds for border wall

$1.5 billion in funds will help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the US-Mexican border.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/05/2019 22:16
Man arrested in connection with ricin envelopes sent to Trump

Man arrested in connection with ricin envelopes sent to Trump

Man arrested in Utah in an investigation into envelopes filled with ricin that were mailed to Pentagon officials and President Trump.Ben Ariel, 04/10/2018 03:39
Poison packages sent to Pentagon

Poison packages sent to Pentagon

FBI investigating after multiple packages containing deadly poison ricin sent to Pentagon.Gary Willig, 02/10/2018 20:25
Pentagon: Russia will bear responsibility for Idlib attack

Pentagon: Russia will bear responsibility for Idlib attack

Pentagon warns Russia will bear responsibility for humanitarian crisis in Syria if there is an attack on Idlib.Elad Benari, 13/09/2018 02:09
Pentagon cuts aid to Pakistan

Pentagon cuts aid to Pakistan

US military cancels $300 million in aid after Pakistan fails to act against insurgents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2018 23:10
Trump directs creation of sixth military branch: The Space Force

Trump directs creation of sixth military branch: The Space Force

US President directs Pentagon and Defense Department to oversee creation of sixth military branch to be 'separate but equal' to Air Force.Mordechai Sones, 18/06/2018 22:55
Pentagon confirms 9/11 planner captured in Syria

Pentagon confirms 9/11 planner captured in Syria

Pentagon confirms that Syrian-born German linked to September 11 attacks was captured by Syrian Kurds.Elad Benari, 20/04/2018 04:42
Pentagon official: Iran deal still in our best interests

Pentagon official: Iran deal still in our best interests

U.S. Central Command chief says Iranian nuclear deal is still in the best interests of the United States.Elad Benari, 14/03/2018 06:38
Pentagon: Iran has deployed the S-300 system

Pentagon: Iran has deployed the S-300 system

Pentagon’s Defense Intelligence Agency says Iran has tested and deployed Russian-made anti-aircraft system.Elad Benari, 08/03/2018 06:13
US backs Israel's right to self-defense

US backs Israel's right to self-defense

Pentagon, State Department, emphasize Israel has a right to defend itself, express concern over Iran's 'behavior.'AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/02/2018 22:32
US bombers fly off North Korean coast

US bombers fly off North Korean coast

Pentagon spokesperson says flights 'emphasize seriousness' with which US takes North Korea's 'reckless behavior.'Chana Roberts, 23/09/2017 21:45
ISIS leader in Afghanistan dead

ISIS leader in Afghanistan dead

Pentagon says U.S. forces killed leader of ISIS Afghanistan branch, known as ISIS-K.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 14/07/2017 23:08
Activity at Syrian base where chemical attack originated

Activity at Syrian base where chemical attack originated

Activity associated with chemical weapons spotted by US intelligence as President warns Assad preparing new chemical weapons attackGary Willig, 27/06/2017 17:46
'US pilots will not hesitate to defend themselves'

'US pilots will not hesitate to defend themselves'

American officials say US will not alter operations in Syria amid Russian threat to treat US aircraft as military targets.Gary Wilig, 19/06/2017 20:17
Watch: Newly-released photos show Pentagon post-9/11

Watch: Newly-released photos show Pentagon post-9/11

FBI releases photos showing the chaos at the Pentagon immediately after the attack there on 9/11.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/03/2017 14:16
Senior Al-Qaeda terrorist killed in Afghanistan

Senior Al-Qaeda terrorist killed in Afghanistan

Pentagon: Strike in Afghanistan killed Al-Qaeda terrorist who was responsible for the death of two American service members.Elad Benari, 26/03/2017 04:45
Al-Qaeda leader killed in American air strike in Syria

Al-Qaeda leader killed in American air strike in Syria

Pentagon says Mohammad Habib Boussadoun al-Tunisi, an Al-Qaeda leader, was killed in an air strike near Idlib.Ben Ariel, 20/01/2017 04:06
Senior Al-Qaeda leader killed in Syria

Senior Al-Qaeda leader killed in Syria

Abu Afghan al-Masri, senior Al-Qaeda leader in Syria who previously operated in Afghanistan, killed by American drone strike.Ben Ariel, 23/11/2016 03:45
Al-Qaeda terrorist killed in Syria air strike

Al-Qaeda terrorist killed in Syria air strike

Pentagon reveals a United States drone strike in Syria killed an Al-Qaeda member with ties to the organization's senior leadership.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/11/2016 02:46
Pentagon unsure whether to link Islam & Jihad

Pentagon unsure whether to link Islam & Jihad

Staffers preparing National Military Strategy report can't agree on the inclusion of a passage on Salafi jihadism.Hillel Fendel, 07/10/2016 01:09
Pentagon: ISIS is preparing a chemical attack

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, 27/09/2016 05:14
U.S. apologizes after air strike hits Syrian army

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, 18/09/2016 03:40
ISIS information minister killed in Syria

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, 16/09/2016 21:59
Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory

Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory

Pentagon says US-led warplanes destroyed ISIS factory used to produce chemical weapons, confirming longstanding suspicions.AFP, 13/09/2016 22:20
Pentagon: ISIS spokesman killed in U.S. airstrike

Pentagon: ISIS spokesman killed in U.S. airstrike

Pentagon spokesman confirms ISIS spokesman Abu Mohamed al-Adnani was killed by an American airstrike in northern Syria.Ben Ariel, 13/09/2016 01:12
ISIS about to lose access to Turkey border

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, 02/09/2016 03:14
Pentagon to Syria: Don't fly near coalition troops

Pentagon to 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, 23/08/2016 04:10
U.S. scrambles jets to protect advisers in Syria

U.S. scrambles jets to protect 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, 19/08/2016 21:20