Biden officially notifies Congress of Syria airstrike

CNN  —  President Joe Biden on Saturday notified Congress of his decision to authorize an airstrike in Syria this week against what the US said were Iranian-affiliated facilities. The US airstrike came after a suspected Iranian drone struck a facility housing US personnel in the country, killing an American contractor and wounding five US service … Read more

Biden warns Iran after U.S. forces clash with proxy groups in Syria

Biden announces measure on firearm background checks

A burst of deadly violence between U.S. forces and suspected Iranian proxies in Syria has reignited long smoldering tensions between Washington and Tehran, with the Biden administration warning Friday that while it wants to avoid a wider confrontation, indiscriminate attacks on U.S. troops would not go unpunished, Trend reports citing The Washington Post. “The United … Read more

US launches airstrikes in Syria — RT World News

The Pentagon has said Iran-affiliated groups were targeted, while local sources claim civilian infrastructure was hit American forces have carried out retaliatory strikes in Syria in response to a deadly drone attack on a US-led coalition base in the northeastern part of the country, the Pentagon has said. One US contractor was killed while five American … Read more

Biden on back foot as Iran proxies hit US troops in Syria, can ‘expect more, not less attacks’

The U.S. can no longer take a reactive stance toward Iran after a new Pentagon report revised the total number of troops killed by Iran-backed groups continues to rise, experts told Fox News Digital.  “Iran’s regional strategy of working through proxies and carve outs is continuing unabated,” Behnam Ben Taleblu, a senior fellow and Iran … Read more

Saudi Arabia and Syria to restore ties – media — RT World News

Saudi Arabia and Syria will reopen their embassies after more than a decade of hostility, according to reports from multiple news outlets. The potential thaw comes after a landmark Chinese-brokered deal set the path for normalization of relations between the Saudi kingdom and Iran, bitter rivals who backed opposing sides in Syria’s civil war. The … Read more

US retaliates with airstrikes in Syria after Iranian drone strike kills US contractor

Russia flying more armed aircraft over US bases in Syria, US CENTCOM commander says

The U.S. military carried out several airstrikes in Syria on Thursday in response to a drone strike Iranian forces conducted earlier in the day on a coalition base that killed one American. The Defense Department said Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps crashed a UAV into a building near Hasakah in northeast Syria at approximately 1:38 … Read more

Drone Strike Kills US Contractor In Syria; US Retaliates

WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. contractor was killed and five U.S. service members and one other U.S. contractor were wounded when a suspected Iranian drone struck a facility on a coalition base in northeast Syria on Thursday, the Pentagon said. In a statement released late Thursday, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said U.S. Central Command forces … Read more

Suspected Iranian-affiliated drone kills US contractor and wounds 5 US service members in northeast Syria

CNN  —  A US contractor was killed on Thursday in Syria after a suspected Iranian-affiliated drone struck a facility housing US personnel in northeast Syria, the Pentagon said in a statement Thursday. Five US service members and an additional US contractor were wounded in the strike. “The intelligence community assess the UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) … Read more