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US probing arms seizure by IS

Oct 22, 2014

US probing arms seizure by IS

of the bundles did end up in the right hands except one," Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told journalists Tuesday.Kirby added that he could not
US to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon readies team to assist medical staff

Oct 20, 2014

US to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon readies team to assist medical staff

only if deemed prudent by our public health professionals," Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a statement Sunday
US defence department to create medical team for Ebola

Oct 20, 2014

US defence department to create medical team for Ebola

emergency assistance in case of Ebola virus infection in the country.The department's spokesman John Kirby said the step is taken at the request of the
Turkey's Erdogan rejects arm transfer to Syrian Kurdish party

Oct 20, 2014

Turkey's Erdogan rejects arm transfer to Syrian Kurdish party

militants.The PYD's military wing is defending the northern border town of Kobane from attacks by the IS fighters. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said last
Pentagon to create medical support team for U.S. Ebola response

Oct 20, 2014

Pentagon to create medical support team for U.S. Ebola response

short notice to help civilian medical professionals, a statement from Rear Admiral John Kirby said. It would not be deployed to West Africa or elsewhere
U.S. holds direct talks with embattled Syrian Kurds

Oct 17, 2014

U.S. holds direct talks with embattled Syrian Kurds

not do," Rear Admiral John Kirby told reporters. Turkey has taken a hard line against the PKK in recent days, adding further turmoil to the
Ramped up air strikes stall Islamic State advance on Syrian town

Oct 17, 2014

Ramped up air strikes stall Islamic State advance on Syrian town

not do," Rear Admiral John Kirby told reporters.Turkey has refused to bow to pressure to aid Kobani, either by ordering in Turkish tanks and troops
Hundreds of Islamic State militants killed in Kobani strikes -U.S

Oct 16, 2014

Hundreds of Islamic State militants killed in Kobani strikes -U.S

difficulty of staunching a nearly month-long Islamic State offensive on the town. Rear Admiral John Kirby, a Pentagon spokesman, said bad weather in Iraq had
Syrian Kurds say giving targets for U.S. strikes near Kobani

Oct 16, 2014

Syrian Kurds say giving targets for U.S. strikes near Kobani

group, YPG. "I just don't have any details to announce or speak to with respect to coordination on the ground," U.S. Rear Admiral John Kirby