Pentagon Chief Says Civilian Death Toll ‘Far Too High’ In Gaza Day After US Abstained From Key UN Vote

US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Tuesday said that the civilian death toll is “far too high” in the Gaza Strip, expressing concern to Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant, Al-Jazeera reported. The development follows a United Nations Security Council resolution demanding an immediate ceasefire in the war-torn Palestinian enclave. On Monday, despite the US … Read more

US, UK Forces Again Target Houthis in Yemen in Response to Red Sea Attacks

Last Updated: February 25, 2024, 06:43 IST Washington D.C., United States of America (USA) The United States has carried out near daily strikes against the Houthis, following Red Sea attacks. (Image: US Central Command) U.S. and British forces target Houthi sites in Yemen, escalating tensions in the region amid ongoing conflict US and British forces … Read more

Hospitalised US Defense Chief To Resume Duties Today: Doctors

Lloyd Austin will be able to resume his normal duties tomorrow, his doctor said. Washington: US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was treated under general anesthesia for bladder issues as he battles prostate cancer, his doctors said Monday, adding he was ready to resume work duties shortly. “A prolonged hospital stay is not anticipated. We … Read more

US Defense Chief Lloyd Austin To Make ‘Full Recovery’ From Cancer: Doctors

Austin, a 70-year-old career soldier, initially underwent minor surgery to treat cancer on December 22. Washington: US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is likely to make a “full recovery” from prostate cancer and his prognosis is “excellent,” two doctors said after he was seen at Walter Reed hospital for a follow-up appointment. Austin controversially kept US … Read more

India-US Defence Cooperation ‘Rock Solid Support’ To Bilateral: Defence Secy | India News

The India-US 2+2 Dialogue holds “great significance” against the backdrop of a “volatile” global scenario, said Defence Secretary, Giridhar Aramane, while emphasising the critical role of the meeting in exploring avenues for “upholding international law” and providing “humanitarian assistance”. He also said that the India-US partnership is of utmost importance to peace and stability in … Read more

US State Secretary Antony Blinken Arrives In India: What To Expect From 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue | World News

New Delhi: The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and the US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin arrived in India on Thursday for the 5th India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, a key platform for advancing the bilateral and global cooperation between the two countries. The US delegation was welcomed by the Ministry of External Affairs … Read more

Top US officials Blinken, Austin to visit India for Indo-Pacific talks

NEW DELHI/WASHINGTON : US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will hold talks with India this week that officials say will focus on security challenges in the Indo-Pacific and concerns over China, rather than the wars in Gaza and Ukraine. The talks in New Delhi on Friday with India’s foreign minister … Read more

Blinken, Lloyd Austin to visit Delhi for talks with Jaishankar, Rajnath Singh

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin will be travelling to India for the 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue with their Indian counterparts, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defense Minister Rajnath Singh, in New Delhi this month, the State Department has said. In a statement issued on Wednesday, State Department Spokesperson Matthew … Read more

U.S. Bombs Iranian Sites In Syria After Attacks On Troops In Middle East; Escalation Amid Gaza War

Published on Oct 27, 2023 12:53 PM IST The United States has bombed two Iranian-linked facilities in Syria. This on the order of U.S. President Joe Biden in response to attacks on American soldiers this month in the middle east. The facilities were used by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. U.S. defence secretary Lloyd Austin while announcing … Read more

Rise in attacks on Americans in Middle East possible, says US Defense secretary

The United States sees the prospect of further attacks on its troops in the Middle East and the Israel-Hamas war escalating to the wider region, the top US diplomat and defense officials said on Sunday. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said that the United States did not want to … Read more