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Bin Laden's 'bodyguard' sent home from GTMO after more than 10 years of detention  Sep 23, 10:10 pm
Sydney, Sept. 23 (ANI): A Saudi Arabian prisoner, believed to be the bodyguard for Osama Bin Laden, has been sent home from Gauntanamo Bay after more than a decade behind bars, said the Pentagon.
Pentagon plans to sharply expand US drone strikes by 2019   Aug 18, 11:37 am
New York, Aug 18 (ANI): The Pentagon is planning to increase the number of US drone strikes by 50 percent over the next four years to keep up with the sprouting number of international hot spots, said a senior defense official.
Senior ISIS militant killed in Syria airstrike  Jul 3, 9:30 pm
Johannesburg, July 3 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that a senior militant of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) who coordinated suicide bombing and recruitments was killed in a US-led coalition airstrike in Syria.
ISIS 'emir of suicide bombers' killed in US air strike: Pentagon  Jul 3, 3:58 pm
Atlanta, July 3 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that air strikes conducted by the U.S.-led coalition in Syria last month have reportedly killed an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) leader, known as the 'emir of suicide bombers'.
US spending over USD nine million a day on anti-IS mission, says Pentagon  Jun 12, 3:01 pm
London, June 12 (ANI): The United States is reportedly spending more than USD nine million a day on the war against the Islamic State (IS), and has already shelled out USD 2.7 billion for the bombing campaign since it was started.
US soldiers may soon be able to see through walls  Jun 2, 6:34 pm
Washington, June 02 (ANI): The Pentagon has started a project aimed at capturing light wave history that will allow troops to see behind walls.
Russian warplanes making 'close passes' over US destroyers in Black Sea: Pentagon  Jun 2, 10:37 am
London, June 2 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that Russian warplanes have made many close passes in the recent weeks over a US destroyer sailing in the Black Sea.
Pentagon says no need for review of IS strategy despite Ramadi's fall  May 21, 5:49 pm
Washington, May 21 (ANI): The Pentagon has said that it has not been asked by the White House to conduct a review of its strategy to defeat the Islamic State (IS), despite the fall of Ramadi to that terror outfit.
Saudi Arabia dismisses reports of buying 'off the shelf' nukes from Pakistan  May 20, 4:33 pm
Karachi, May 20 (ANI): Days after a report claimed that Saudi Arabia was planning to buy nuclear weapons from Pakistan, a defense official of the kingdom dismissed the claims as mere "speculation."
Pentagon mulls military patrols of China's artificial islands in 'disputed' South China Sea  May 13, 4:45 pm
London, May 13 (ANI): The Pentagon is reportedly mulling sending US military aircraft and ships to assert freedom of navigation around the artificial island being built by China in the disputed South China Sea, a US official said.
Audit reveals Pentagon employees misused credit cards to spend over $1 bln at casinos, adult entertainment  May 8, 4:59 pm
Washington, May 08 (ANI): An audit carried out by the Pentagon has found that Defense Department personnel misused their credit cards to spend more than one billion dollars at casinos and adult entertainment venues last year.
US Navy to accompany American commercial vessels through Strait of Hormuz  May 1, 2:06 pm
London, May 1 (ANI): Days after an American cargo ship was intercepted by Iranian patrol boats in the Strait of Hormuz, Pentagon officials have said that the U.S. Navy will accompany all U.S.-flagged commercial vessels through those waters in the future to prevent interference by Iran.
IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's fate unclear post US-led airstrikes in Iraq  Apr 22, 10:22 am
London, April 22 (ANI): Conflicting reports have emerged about the fate of Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who is believed to have been grievously injured in a coalition air strike in March.
Pentagon says Iran's new 'suicide drones' pose increased threat to Israel, US Navy  Apr 10, 2:28 pm
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): Iran has been placing an "explosive emphasis" on putting military surveillance and attack drones into the sky, including "suicide drones" that pose increased risks for Israel and the U.S Navy in the Persian Gulf, a new U.S Army analysis has said.
Pentagon may spend billions of dollars on 'Air Force One' aircraft that shuttles US President   Mar 30, 1:47 pm
Washington, March 30 (ANI): The Pentagon is likely to spend billions of dollars on new Air Force One, the aircraft that shuttles the United States president.
Pentagon probing 'online threat' issued by IS against US military  Mar 22, 11:22 am
London, March 22 (ANI): The Pentagon is reportedly probing a threat made by the Islamic State (IS) against 100 of its military personnel.
US military has carried out 2,320 air strikes against IS at cost of 1.83 bln dollars since August  Mar 20, 2:44 pm
Johannesburg, March 20 (ANI): The U.S. military has carried out 2,320 air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants since 8 August at a cost of 1.83 billion dollars, the Pentagon said.
U.S stealth bomber set to undergo `expensive` upgrade  Mar 16, 5:09 pm
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): Thirty years after the first U.S stealth bomber took flight, the U.S. Air Force's "ageing fleet" is all set for an expensive makeover, a report said.
US says not asked to provide airstrikes by Iraq in offensive against IS to retake Tikrit  Mar 3, 11:29 am
Washington, March 03 (ANI): The United States is not providing airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in the latest offensive by Iraqi forces to retake the city of Tikrit because the U.S. was not asked for the assistance by Iraq, said a Pentagon spokeswoman.
Pentagon relying on experimental deep web tool to dig out data on Islamic State group  Feb 28, 4:41 pm
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): The Pentagon is reportedly relying on an experimental deep web tool to dig out data on Islamic State group and its supporters.
US mulling delaying troop withdrawal from Afghanistan  Feb 22, 12:21 pm
Johannesburg, Feb 22 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama's new Pentagon chief has reportedly gone on record to say that the U.S. is mulling delaying the pace of withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan in the wake of growing Taliban insurgency in the nation.
Ashton Carter to replace 'outgoing' Chuck Hagel as US Defense Secretary  Feb 13, 10:36 am
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): The United States has reportedly named Ashton Carter as the next defense secretary by a vote of 93 to five.
US confirms aid worker Kayla Mueller killed by IS  Feb 11, 10:00 am
London, Feb 11 (ANI): The United States has confirmed that aid worker Kayla Mueller, the last American hostage known to be held by Islamic State (IS) in Syria, has been killed.
Pentagon spent more than half million dollars on Viagra, erectile dysfunction drugs last year  Feb 10, 12:00 pm
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): The United States Department of Defence has reportedly spent more than a half a million dollars on the male enhancement drug, Viagra, last year.
Russia dismisses Pentagon study about Putin's Asperger's syndrome as 'not worthy of comment'  Feb 7, 11:12 am
Sydney, Feb 07 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman has dismissed the Pentagon study that claimed that Putin had Asperger's syndrome saying that it was stupid and "not worthy of comment".