A deadly airstrike, widely attributed to Israel, demolished Iran’s consulate building in the Syrian capital and killed 12 people, including two Iranian generals.
The airstrike in Syria killed Gen. Mohammad Reza Zahedi, who led the elite Quds Force in Lebanon and Syria until 2016, according to Iran's Revolutionary Guard.
“This afternoon, at my direction, U.S. military forces struck targets at facilities in Iraq and Syria that the IRGC and affiliated militia use to attack U.S. forces,” Biden said.
Iranian state media say that an Israeli airstrike in a Damascus neighborhood has killed a high-ranking Iranian general.
The Pentagon says U.S. fighter jets launched airstrikes early Friday on two locations in eastern Syria linked to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps.
Israeli authorities said late Sunday they had allowed a second batch of aid into Gaza at the request of the United States.
The jets set off flares and forced evasive maneuvers from the MQ-9 Reapers which were on a mission against the Islamic State group, said the U.S. Air Force.
Israel struck targets in Syria following rare rocket fire from its neighbor, which came in response to an Israeli raid on the holy site during Ramadan.
The Pentagon says a U.S. contractor was killed when a suspected Iranian drone struck a facility on a coalition base in northeast Syria on Thursday.
The country faces a health care crisis where women and their babies are at risk of serious issues.