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US forces killed Abu Sayed, the leader of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Pentagon

Te head of Islamic State in Afghanistan, Abu Sayed, was killed in a strike on the group's headquarters in Kunar province earlier this week, reported Reuters citing the Pentagon said on Friday. In a statement, Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said the raid on Tuesday had...

Pentagon working to confirm reports of ISIS leader’s death

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Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reported dead on Tuesday, a day after Iraq declared it had driven the jihadists from their one-time top stronghold of Mosul. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a longtime conflict monitor, said it had heard from senior...

Pentagon explains why it didn’t shoot down North Korean ICBM

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U.S. monitored test launch, did not employ an elaborate missile defense shield; national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reports from the Pentagon. US officials confirm, that North Korea successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile on Tuesday, reported Fox News. The ballistic missile launched by North Korea on...

Pentagon says the US-led airstrikes in Syria and Iraq killed over 600 civilians

The Pentagon says on Friday the US-led coalition airstrikes against purported Daesh targets in Syria and Iraq have killed over 600 civilians since 2014. A total of 603 civilian lives had been lost between August 2014 and May 2017, with nearly half of all those...

US officials told Trump gives Pentagon authority to set Afghanistan troop levels

President Trump has given Defense Secretary Jim Mattis the authority to determine troop levels in Afghanistan, three administration officials said Tuesday, opening the door for sending more American forces to a war that the Pentagon chief acknowledged the United States was “not winning.” Mr. Mattis...

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis ‘shocked’ by low level of US military readiness

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Monday he was "shocked" by the poor state of the military's readiness to fight due to years of legal budget caps. https://twitter.com/AFP/status/874407656823422976 "I retired from military service three months after sequestration took effect," Mattis told the House Armed Services Committee, referring...

US-led coalition strikes and destroys Syrian government forces — Pentagon

US-led coalition destroys Syrian government forces, Pentagon said on Tuesday. Coalition says it warned pro-gov troops to turn back. Destroyed 2 artillery pieces, anti-aircraft weapon, damaged tank. The US-led coalition inside Syria says that it has destroyed government forces that entered the de-confliction zone established by...

Trump not to provoke North Korea leading to a nuclear war taking millions of lives — Ex-director of Pentagon

US President Donald Trump should be more careful in the decisions and in the choice of words, so as not to provoke the North Korean leadership and unleash a nuclear conflict. With such a warning made in the broadcasting company NBC, former US Secretary of...

INTERVIEW: “Not News But Propaganda” – Tells Ex-worker of PR firm that made fake Al-Qaeda Videos For US

A former employee of the UK PR firm that was hired by the Pentagon to create fake terrorist videos in Iraq told RT that he arrived thinking he would be working with media agencies, but ended up creating materials for a secret propaganda campaign...

EXPOSED: Pentagon Paid a British PR firm $540mn to Create Fake Terrorist Videos

The Pentagon paid a UK PR firm half a billion dollars to create fake terrorist videos in Iraq in a secret propaganda campaign exposed by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. PR firm Bell Pottinger, known for its array of controversial clients including the Saudi government...

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