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The strikes targeted an Iranian-backed militia in retaliation for recent missile and drone attacks on American troops in Iraq and Syria.
The U.S. has conducted three strikes in the last two weeks against Iranian-tied weapons depots in Syria to retaliate for over 50 attacks on Americans.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press and Tara Copp, AP
The U.S. military says it has captured an operator for the Islamic State extremist group during a helicopter raid in northern Syria.
By Tara Copp, AP
Iran’s surprise military drill on Abu Musa Island comes as the U.S. military increases its presence in the region over recent ship seizures by Tehran.
By Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell, AP