Sunday, June 18, 2017

Iran Launches Missiles Against Islamic State Targets In Eastern Syria

CNN: Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

(CNN)Iran's Revolutionary Guard announced on Sunday that it launched several missiles into Syria, targeting Islamic State fighters in retaliation for the attacks in Tehran on June 7.

The missile strikes, which occurred on Saturday, are the first reported ground-to-ground strikes from Iran into Syria since the Arab country descended into a civil war in 2011.

"In this operation, several ground-to-ground midrange missiles were fired from IRGC bases in Kermanshah Province and targeted Takfiri forces in the Deir Ezzor region in Eastern Syria," the IRGC said on its official news website, Sepah News. The IRGC uses the term Takfiri to describe ISIS.

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More News On Iran Launching Missiles Against Islamic State Targets In Eastern Syria

Iran Hits Terrorist Sites in Syria’s Deir Ez-Zor with Missiles -- Tasnim News Agency (Iran)
Iran Launches Missile Strikes at ISIL to Avenge Tehran Terrorist Attacks -- FARS News Agency (Iran)
IRGC launches missiles at Daesh headquarters in Syria from western Iran -- Press TV (Iran)
Iran Launches Missile Strikes Targeting IS in Syria (Video) -- Iran's View
Iran Fires at Militants in Syria in First Use of Mid-range Missiles in 30 Years -- Haaretz
Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria -- Reuters
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks -- Washington Post/AP
Iran fires missiles into Syria in revenge for attacks -- AFP
Iran says it bombed ISIS in Syria in retaliation for Tehran attacks -- RUDAW
Iran fires missiles against 'terrorist bases' in E. Syria in retaliation for Tehran attacks (VIDEO) -- RT
Iran Hits Syrian Terrorists With Missiles -- Sputnik
Iran launches anti-ISIS strikes in Syria -- The Hill


James said...

This is a message.

Aizino Smith said...

Message to who 1st and to who 2nd, ...?

The U.S., Israel, the Saudis, and others will be part of the to: block.

Of course any successful training exercise or actual combat provides experience and lays down a marker. I do not like seeing the Iranains get better, but there it is.

James said...

They are saying that Tanf is in range.

Anonymous said...

Those missiles just flew over the American troops in Iraq (and Syria?). Is this the message? The scary part is that they have thousands of them.
And how the hell has been any Alarm or interception by US airforce ?!! are they in contact now?

Aizino Smith said...

Al-Tanf border crossing

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