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War in Ukraine - Military
4/20/2022 9:21:31 PM
The US Defense Department on Wednesday retracted its claim Ukraine had been supplied with more aircraft, saying only parts had been delivered to enable Kyiv to put more jets into the fight against Russia.

World - International
4/20/2022 8:24:01 PM
Russia's test of a new nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile is not seen as threatening to the US and its allies, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/20/2022 12:53:19 PM
Russia is assaulting cities and towns across Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland in what both sides call a new phase of the war after losing about 25% of the combat power it sent into Ukraine, according to Pentagon estimates.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/19/2022 11:35:06 PM
Ukraine has received fighter planes and aircraft parts to bolster its air force in the face of Russia's invasion, the Pentagon said Tuesday, declining to specify the number and type of aircraft nor their origin.

World - Region
4/7/2022 7:48:53 PM
The Pentagon's top general said Thursday he was opposed to removing the elite Quds Force of Iran's Revolutionary Guards from the US terror group list, one of Tehran's conditions for restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/29/2022 10:25:58 PM
Russia is "repositioning" a small number of its forces near Kyiv but is not withdrawing and the Ukrainian capital remains under threat, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/26/2022 10:45:39 PM
Ukraine said Saturday that the United States does not object to the transfer of war planes to Kyiv to help it fend off the Russian invasion, after the Pentagon previously rejected an offer from Poland.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/9/2022 8:33:07 PM
The United States has sent two Patriot surface-to-air missile batteries to Poland to defend against any "potential threat" to US or NATO forces in the alliance's territory, a senior Pentagon official said Wednesday, as Russia's war in Ukraine grinds on.

War in Ukraine - Military
2/28/2022 10:39:55 PM
US officials on Monday called Russian President Vladimir Putin's order to mobilize his nuclear forces "dangerous" but said they had not seen any indication of any change in the country's strategic threat.

War in Ukraine - Military
2/26/2022 8:14:52 PM
Russia's invasion force is being slowed and frustrated by unexpectedly stiff resistance from Ukrainian troops, keeping them well outside Kyiv, a senior US defense official said Saturday.

World - International
2/22/2022 9:28:21 PM
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin condemned Russia's "latest invasion" of Ukraine Tuesday but said the United States is working with allies to prevent the conflict from growing.

World - International
2/16/2022 9:41:35 PM
Three US Navy aircraft were intercepted by Russian planes in an "unprofessional" manner over the Mediterranean Sea last weekend, the Pentagon said Wednesday.

World - International
2/14/2022 8:22:47 PM
Russia strengthened its forces amassed on the border of Ukraine over the weekend, the Pentagon's spokesman said Monday, despite Moscow's announcement that it was ending some military drills.

World - International
2/10/2022 10:06:36 PM
US and Belarusian defense chiefs held rare telephone talks on Thursday to avoid a "miscalculation" during Russia-Belarus joint military drills, the Pentagon said, at a time of heightened tensions over the Kremlin's massing of troops near Ukraine.

World - International
2/5/2022 12:41:26 AM
The military investigation into the deadly attack during the Afghanistan evacuation has concluded that a suicide bomber, carrying 20 pounds of explosives packed with ball bearings, acted alone, and that the deaths of more than 170 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members were not preventable.

World - International
2/4/2022 1:46:37 PM
The Kremlin said Friday that Washington could not be trusted after US officials claimed to have evidence of a planned operation by Moscow to film a fake Ukrainian attack on Russians.

World - Region
2/3/2022 10:27:47 AM
U.S. special operations forces conducted a large-scale counterterrorism raid in northwestern Syria overnight Thursday, in what the Pentagon said was a "successful mission.'' Residents and activists reported multiple deaths, including civilians, from the attack.

World - International
1/29/2022 1:02:06 PM
US President Joe Biden is maintaining pressure on Russian leader Vladimir Putin over Ukraine after announcing a small troop deployment to eastern Europe even as top Pentagon officials backed a renewed push for diplomacy.

World - International
1/20/2022 12:44:15 PM
The Pentagon has declassified and publicly released video footage of a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed 10 civilians in the final hours of a chaotic American withdrawal that ended a 20-year war in Afghanistan.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/18/2022 9:36:54 PM
The crisis over Ukraine poses a threat to international peace and security if all sides do not ponder their future steps calmly and avoid warmongering, writes Hussein Haridy

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