22 July 2024
On Jan. 30, at approximately 11:30 p.m. (Sanaa time), Iranian-backed Houthi militants fired one anti-ship cruise missile from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen toward the Red Sea. The missile was shot down by USS Gravely (DDG 107). There were no injuries or damage reported
5 month ago
U.S. official told CBS: Washington is sending additional air defenses to the base that was attacked on the Jordanian border
Current and former officials said the US would look to strike militia leaders, Iranian personnel in Syria or Iraq, and assets outside of Iran. - FT
The Pentagon on Tuesday declined direct comment on Kataib's statement announcing the suspension of all its military operations against US troops in the region, saying only, "Actions speak louder than words."The Pentagon spokesperson said there had already been three attacks
The Pentagon: There have been 3 attacks against American forces since Sunday
Biden: We do not want a broader war in the Middle East
Biden: I received a briefing from members of the security team about the attack on our forces in Jordan
5 month ago
Pentagon identifies 3 killed in Jordan attack - Sgt. William Jerome Rivers, 46, of Carrollton, Ga.; Spc. Kennedy Ladon Sanders, 24, of Waycross, Ga.; and Spc. Breonna Alexsondria Moffett, 23, of Savannah, Ga. The incident is under investigation
The number of troops injured in the Jordan base attack is now more than 40, the Pentagon says
Attack on US base in Jordan - "We know this is an IRGC-backed militia" per @DepPentPressSec Sabrina Singh "It has the footprints of Kataib Hezbollah" she adds, cautioning no final determination has been made. No info on whether attack was directed by Iran itself
The White House: There is no reason to believe that our response will affect negotiations to release the hostages in Gaza
5 month ago
The drone attack on Tower 22 in Jordan was 1 of 4 attacks claimed by the Iran-backed The Islamic Resistance in IraqThe latest US tally confirms a 2nd drone attack around the same time on AlTanf garrison in NE Syria with no damage or injuries
US forces in the MiddleEast have now been attacked at least 165 times since mid-October, per a US military officialThis includes Friday's attack on Tower 22 in Jordan that killed 3 US troops and injured dozens more
The US Treasury has identified al-Huda Bank in Iraq as a foreign financial institution of primary money laundering concern. Additionally, sanctions have been imposed on its owner due to support provided to Iran-backed militia groups and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)
U.S., UK taking joint action against individuals who targeted Iranian dissidents and opposition activists for assassination at Iran's direction - U.S. Treasury statement
5 month ago
British PM Rishi Sunak said on Monday he was concerned about tensions in the Middle East and urged Iran to de-escalate, after an attack that killed three US service members in Jordan near Syria’s border
The White House: Washington will respond "in the necessary manner" to the attack by drones on U.S. forces in Jordan
Iranian official media: Raids kill two people and wound others near the Sayyida Zeinab area in Syria
One-way attack UAS at logistics support base located at Tower 22 of the Jordanian Defense Network.  FORCE: Approx. 350 U.S. Army, AF personnel Mission: Conducting support functions ISIS operations  INJURIES: At least 34 + 8 required evacuation to higher level care5 month ago
One-way attack UAS at "logistics support base located at Tower 22 of the Jordanian Defense Network." FORCE: Approx. 350 U.S. Army, AF personnel Mission: Conducting support functions ISIS operations INJURIES: At least 34 + 8 required evacuation to higher level care
5 month ago
The Rapid Support Forces (RSF) claimed intercepting and downing an unmanned aerial vehicle operated by the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), identified as an Iranian Mohajer-6
Biden moments ago in South Carolina in response to the attack that killed 3 American soldiers, "We shall respond."
Intensive military fighter and reconnaissance aircraft activity, believed to be American, has been observed near the Iraqi-Syrian border on the outskirts of the Syrian city of Al-Bukamal
5 month ago
WaPo: "The one-way attack drone struck the living quarters of a base, a defense official said, causing injuries ranging from cuts and bruises to brain injuries and some that required a medical evacuation." WaPo reports at least 34 inured
The White House: President Biden was briefed this afternoon on the details of the attack on American forces in Jordan near the border with Syria
From the White House: @POTUS and @VP ‘briefed by their national security team this afternoon on the latest regarding the attack on U.S. service members’. Blinken, Austin, chiefs of CIA, military, national security and national intelligence all on the call
5 month ago
Iran's IRGC on Sunday seized a foreign oil tanker carrying around two million liters of "smuggled fuel" near the country's southern coast, local media reported."A foreign vessel with the flag of a country from Oceania was seized with two million liters of smuggled diesel.”
5 month ago
The Iranian-backed militias targeted three U.S. military bases in the past few hours,. They attacked the Tanf base twice and the Shaddadi base in northeastern Syria
Syrian media: American military forces at their base in the Al-Omar oil field in Deir Ezzor confront Iranian drones trying to target the base
Iranian Foreign Minister: We demand that the Israeli authorities be brought to justice after the Court of Justice's decision
Sources told Reuters: China asked Iran to urge the Houthis to reduce escalation and exercise restraint