U.S. carries out airstrike against Iranian-backed militia target in Syria: Officials

The United States on Thursday carried out an airstrike in Syria against a structure belonging to what it said were Iran-backed militia, two officials told Reuters, an apparent response to rocket attacks against U.S. targets in Iraq. While the strike could be the first retaliatory moves by the United States following last week’s attacks, the […]

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In a dangerous game of cat and mouse, Iran eyes new targets in Africa

NAIROBI: When Ethiopia‚Äôs intelligence agency recently uncovered a cell of 15 people it said were casing the embassy of the United Arab Emirates, along with a cache of weapons and explosives, it claimed to have foiled a major attack with the potential to sow havoc in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. But the Ethiopians omitted […]

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