Three American troops have been injured in Syria after rockets were fired at western coalition bases in the northeast of the country
A series of rockets hit two bases used by American troops as 'support sites' for the ongoing mission to defeat remnants of the so-called Islamic State caliphate, according to a statement by the US military's Central Command.
AdvertisementRead more:The northeastern Rojava region of the country remains in pro-western Kurdish control and IS elements endure in remote areas along the border within Iraq."We're not going to tolerate attacks by Iran-backed forces on our forces anywhere in the world, to include in Syria, and we won't hesitate to protect ourselves and take additional measures as appropriate."
Colin Kahl, US under secretary of defence for policy. Pic: APTit-for-tat strikes between America and Iranian proxies have intensified over the past week and come at a time when American and European diplomats are poised to revive a deal with Iran designed to prevent it from developing a nuclear weapon.
Why are American troops in Syria Why is the us still in Syria? Shouldn't be there ... Well get to thuck out of it back to your own shiite hole Here we go. The United States used the lives of its soldiers to steal oil. How much oil did it steal from Syria today? 美国用士兵的生命去偷石油，今天又偷了叙利亚多少石油？ The US has no business in Syria. That is Obama's war.
Be braves god bless you What stupid reason is given to explain why my country is still fighting in Syria? We shouldn't be there! Bring US Troops home!
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United States In reality, the American mission - to defeat IS and control the region's oil fields - continued through the remainder of the Trump presidency and has been maintained by President Joe Biden.Image caption, Shopkeeper Abdul Haq has seen the road change over the years A Glasgow street has been ranked the third coolest in the world, according to Time Out magazine.Image caption, Harrison (centre) lost dozens of his toys in the fire A four-year-old boy who lost a number of his belongings in a fire has been surprised by police officers who turned up at his house with a van full of toys.Our live feed has now finished.
Much of Syria is now back in the hands of the country's president, Bashar al Assad, after more than a decade of civil war. Advertisement Image: Syrian president Bashar al Assad (L) pictured meeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran in May. Montreal's Rue Wellington claimed the top spot, with Gertrude Street in Melbourne in second place. Image: AP Read more: Assad meets UAE rulers in first visit to Arab nation since civil war began Iranian-backed militia groups have helped the Syrian leader to retake and hold land captured by opposition groups since 2011. Police, who have arrested two teenagers on suspicion of arson, learned of Harrison's plight and pledged to help. The northeastern Rojava region of the country remains in pro-western Kurdish control and IS elements endure in remote areas along the border within Iraq. The magazine quizzed 20,000 people and local experts for its list. US officials in Washington have routinely accused Iranian-backed proxy groups of targeting US troops in both Syria and Iraq.
Speaking at a news conference in Washington on Wednesday, Colin Kahl, under secretary of defence for policy, said:"We're not going to hesitate to defend ourselves. Soni Ferguson, who has owned the Great Western Cafe for nearly 12 years, has watched the area develop. "People really were amazingly generous and I was delighted to be able to deliver these toys directly to Harrison. "We're not going to tolerate attacks by Iran-backed forces on our forces anywhere in the world, to include in Syria, and we won't hesitate to protect ourselves and take additional measures as appropriate." He was speaking before this latest rocket attack and responding to a series of US airstrikes on nine bunkers which the Americans claim were ammunition depots and logistic supply facilities. "I've watched customers go from first year to their graduate job. Image: Colin Kahl, US under secretary of defence for policy. "The police have been really supportive ever since it happened but this was a total surprise for us. Pic: AP In a hint of the complex geo-politics, American officials confirmed they had informed the Russian military before carrying out the airstrikes using established"deconfliction lines". "You've got a massive age range as well, with different cultures and backgrounds.
Russia has a significant military footprint in Syria, including a naval base in the coastal city of Tartus, and has been instrumental, along with Iran, in helping President Assad regain control of the country. Tit-for-tat strikes between America and Iranian proxies have intensified over the past week and come at a time when American and European diplomats are poised to revive a deal with Iran designed to prevent it from developing a nuclear weapon. Gavin Suttie, restaurant manager at Bar Brett, agreed. Image source, Claire Smith Image caption, Mrs Smith said the family was "incredibly lucky" following the fire that left their garden damaged Follow BBC East Midlands on. Image: President Assad and President Vladimir Putin in Damascus in January 2020. Pic: AP The 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear non-proliferation deal collapsed in 2018 when it was abandoned by the Trump administration. "There's something for everything and people here don't seem to take themselves too seriously. The Biden administration has sought to revive it , believing in its ability to place trust in nuclear inspections.
A new deal is thought to be close, much to the angst of Israel and some Gulf Arab nations who say Iran cannot be trusted." Image caption, Restaurant manager Gavin Suttie with sous chef John Paul Carreon But Thomas Wood - of beer, wine and spirit shop Valhalla's Goat - thought Glasgow had more to offer. The signatories of the original 2015 deal, including the United States under President Obama, insisted on separating the issue of Iran's enrichment programme with its behaviour regionally, a move heavily criticised by Israel and gulf Arab nations. President Biden has used his military's airstrikes this week to demonstrate that while he seeks diplomacy with Iran, he won't hesitate to use force against Iranian interests if required. Shawlands is cooler than Great Western Road. Related Topics .