U.S. Launches Attacks on Iranian-Backed Forces in Iraq and Syria

The United States military on Sunday
struck five targets in Iraq and Syria controlled by an Iranian-backed
paramilitary group, in response to a rocket attack on Friday that killed an American contractor, the Pentagon said. The
airstrikes, carried out by Air Force F-15E fighter planes, hit three
locations in Iraq and two in Syria, all controlled by the paramilitary
group, Kataib Hezbollah.

Publisher: NYTimes | Author: Julian E Barnes

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foreign policy, iran, iraq, and syria
DATE PUBLISHED
2019-12-30 (Modified: 2019-12-29)

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