After midnight in Syria, 10 attacks with surface-to-surface weapons were carried out on the US Army’s Omar oil field and two Harabat Sir bases in Deir ez-Zor and Al-Hasakah provinces.
On the other hand, Al-Tanf base in the desert region of Homs, near the Jordanian border, was targeted by drones of unknown origin.
While there were reports of missiles landing in the vicinity of the bases during the attack, there is no information about casualties.
At least 15 attacks were carried out on the military base at the Omar oil field and the Konico gas field in Deir ez-Zor, Syria, using ground weapons.
In Syria, recent days have witnessed attacks on the bases where the US army is deployed in the Al-Tanf area, the Al-Malikiyah area near the Iraqi border, and the Al-Shaddadi area in Al-Hasakah Governorate and Deir ez-Zor Governorate, with armed drones. Unidentified vehicles (UAVs) and surface-to-surface weapons.
The lands of Deir ez-Zor east of the Euphrates River are under the occupation of the US-backed YPG/PKK terrorist organization, while the governorate’s center and other rural areas are under the control of the Assad regime and Iranian-backed groups.
Iranian-backed groups occasionally attack American bases on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River with missiles and drones.
The White House accuses Iran
On the other hand, John Kirby, coordinator of strategic communications for the National Security Council at the White House, said, “We have shown that we hold Iran responsible” for the air attack on two facilities used by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard in eastern Syria on October 26.
Kirby indicated that they would not ignore the crimes of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, and stressed that the US Army “will do what is necessary” if attacks on American soldiers in the regions continue. “I hope they get our message,” Kirby said. He added: “If they do not understand and their attacks continue, as the president said, we will continue to respond.”
Messages from Iran
On October 19, Iranian state television broadcast a report explaining how Israel could be attacked by its allies in the region, which Tehran calls “resistance forces,” if its attacks on Gaza do not stop.
In the news video, it appeared on the map that Israel would be simultaneously targeted by missiles and drones by Hezbollah from the north, by militia forces in Iraq and Syria from the east, and by the Houthis in Yemen from the south.
Iran called several times at the highest levels to stop the Israeli attacks on Gaza. In an October 17 speech, Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that “resistance forces” would take action if Israeli attacks continued.
Iranian; The Lebanese Hezbollah calls the militias it supports in Syria and Iraq and the Houthis in Yemen “resistance forces.” (aa)
release date: 13:00, 28 October 2023
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