Articles about Pentagon
02 Aug 2022World
Terror outfit al-Qaeda's chief Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a drone strike on Sunday, US President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday.
03 May 2022World
Russian President Vladimir Putin is likely to undergo cancer surgery soon and temporarily transfer power to the country's Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev.
21 Apr 2022World
Russia successfully test-fired its new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), called the Sarmat, on Wednesday.
11 Sep 2021World
The United States today marks the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the deadliest terror attack on American soil and one of the most brutal around the world.
09 Sep 2021World
US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Thursday the al-Qaeda extremist group that used Afghanistan as a staging base to attack the US 20 years ago may attempt to regenerate there following an American withdrawal that has left the Taliban in power.
03 Sep 2021World
The Pentagon has said it has seen no evidence to corroborate reports that there were Pakistan nationals along with the Taliban fighters in Afghanistan.
26 Aug 2021World
The Taliban have strengthened their measures of access and control around the Kabul airport, the Pentagon has said.
04 Aug 2021World
An officer died after being stabbed on Tuesday morning during a burst of violence at a transit station outside the Pentagon, and a suspect in the incident was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene, officials said.
02 Jun 2021World
Tejinder Singh, a veteran White House correspondent and founder and editor of the India America Today newswire, passed away in the US on May 29, the publication announced over Twitter.
16 May 2021Technology
The Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has been testing fully-autonomous AI to control drones carrying lethal force and authorized to engage enemy threats.
18 Feb 2021World
India is a critical partner, especially when one considers all the challenges in the Indo-Pacific region, the Pentagon said on the eve of the maiden Quad ministerial meeting under the Biden administration.
30 May 2020World
The death of George Floyd, a 46-year-old Black man, has sparked protests across the United States. Floyd died after a white cop knelt on his neck for several minutes during an arrest in Minneapolis.
28 Apr 2020World
In a major development, the Pentagon has declassified three videos showing unidentified flying objects or UFOs.
13 Mar 2020World
Former United States Army soldier Chelsea Manning was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of a federal court in Virginia.
25 Feb 2020India
A grand welcome to India later, US President Donald Trump will hold important talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.
19 Feb 2020World
United States President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit India on February 24 and 25.
10 Jan 2020World
On Wednesday, a Ukrainian airliner went down shortly after taking off from Tehran, killing all 176 people on-board.
08 Jan 2020World
Iran has fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles on two bases in Iraq, that houses forces from the United States, the Pentagon confirmed.
07 Jan 2020World
On Tuesday, Iran designated all forces of the US as "terrorists" by passing a Bill in the Parliament.
04 Jan 2020World
Addressing the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, United States President Donald Trump on Friday said that they executed the world's "number-one terrorist" who plotted terror attacks to "as far away as New Delhi."
03 Jan 2020World
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is angry and has vowed to take revenge from criminals (read the United States) who killed the country's top commander Qasem Soleimani in an airstrike at Baghdad Airport on Friday.
03 Jan 2020World
Qasem Soleimani, the top commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, a US-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization, was killed in an operation carried out by the United States, Pentagon confirmed on Friday.
29 Oct 2019World
ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, who was revealed to have died recently, has been buried at sea, US officials said on Monday.
05 Aug 2019Technology
Amid privacy-related debacles, the Pentagon is testing a new technology for mass-surveillance - balloons.
29 Jun 2019Technology
Amid growing privacy-related concerns, a scary report has revealed that the Pentagon has developed a laser that can identify people by scanning their heartbeats.
05 Jun 2019Entertainment
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06 Apr 2019World
A day after Foreign Policy published a report claiming the US "counted" F-16s given to Pakistan and none of them were found missing, the Pentagon said it wasn't aware of any such investigation.
30 Mar 2019World
The Pentagon has strongly denied the reports that the US spied on India's anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test by sending a reconnaissance aircraft from its base in Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean to monitor the development.
26 Mar 2019World
Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said today that he had authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by US President Donald Trump along the US-Mexico border.
14 Jan 2019World
United States President Donald Trump has threatened to "devastate" Turkey economically if the NATO-allied nation attacks US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria following a pullout of American troops from the war-torn country, and also urged the Kurds not to "provoke" Ankara.
14 Nov 2018World
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met United States Vice President Mike Pence in Singapore today, on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit.
22 Oct 2018World
President Donald Trump has announced that the US will pull out of a landmark Cold War-era arms control treaty with Russia that limited the number of missiles in the two nations, accusing Moscow of violating the deal.
15 Oct 2018World
As many as 30,000 Department of Defense (DoD) staffers' details have been compromised in a breach affecting one of Pentagon's contractors.
12 Oct 2018World
The Pentagon in the US yesterday grounded the global fleet of F-35 stealth fighter jets to conduct engine inspections, following its first-ever crash.
06 Oct 2018World
The aggressive Chinese industrial policies have adversely impacted some of the critical American capabilities and its defense manufacturing base, the Pentagon said in a report yesterday.
03 Sep 2018World
In a counter to the United States, Pakistan on Sunday said the $300 million (which was canceled) wasn't an aid but reimbursement that should be paid.
02 Sep 2018World
In what is another proof of deteriorating ties between the United States and Pakistan, the Pentagon has canceled aid of $300 million over the country's failure to tackle terrorism.
23 Jun 2018World
US Defense Secretary James Mattis has announced to have "indefinitely suspended" select exercises with South Korea to support diplomatic negotiations with North Korea.
13 Jun 2018World
The Trump administration has approved a deal to sell six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to India for $930 million, the Pentagon said, underlining that this will strengthen India's ability to deter regional threats.