14 July 2024
The White House: The United States will respond to the attack on its base in Jordan without the help of allies
US Secretary of Defense: We reserve the right to respond to the targeting of our soldiers in Jordan at the appropriate time and place
The attack on our forces in Jordan was planned by a group called “Islamic Resistance in Iraq” — White House
U.S. forces have been attacked 166 times from Oct. 17 to Jan. 30, per DOD official: 67 in Iraq, 98 in Syria and once in Jordan
5 month ago
4 PKK militants detected in the Claw-Lock Operation region in northern Iraq were neutralized, -Ministry of National Defense of Turkey
U.S. Ambassador to Iraq: Washington and Baghdad share the goal of supporting and strengthening the Iraqi economy
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
The Secretary General of Kataib Hezbollah Abu Hussein Al-Hamidawi announces the suspension of military operations aganist US forces in Iraq
5 month ago
Turkish warplanes hit PKK targets in the Zap region in northern Iraq
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
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)
The White House: Washington will respond "in the necessary manner" to the attack by drones on U.S. forces in Jordan
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
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
CNN, citing officials: The number of soldiers injured in the attack at Al Tanf is more than 30 and is likely to rise
Here we go: The Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF) militias claim responsibility for the attack against U.S. troops at the Taji military base
President Biden says today the attack was carried out "by radical Iran-backed militant groups." "The three American service members we lost were patriots in the highest sense. And their ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten we will hold all those responsible to account