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US wages retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq

03 March, 2020 6:07 pm 6:07 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States waged a series of precision air strikes on Thursday against an Iran-backed militia in Iraq that it blamed for a major rocket attack a day earlier that killed two American troops and a 26-year-old British soldier. The US strikes appeared limited in scope and narrowly tailored, targeting five weapons … Read More

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Trump aides call US strikes on Iraq and Syria ‘successful

12 December, 2019 9:18 am 9:18 am

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – US officials said that air strikes in Iraq and Syria against an Iran-backed militia group were successful, but warned that “additional actions” may still be taken in the region to defend US interests. The US military carried out the strikes on Sunday against the Kataib Hezbollah militia group in response to the … Read More

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Won’t allow any militia to take people hostage, says Firdous

10 October, 2019 7:18 pm 7:18 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that the government and institutions are agreed that no militia will not be allowed to take the people hostage. Addressing a press conference on Saturday, she said that there can be no reaction till a reaction. “Decisions are … Read More