Iraq based Kataib Hezbollah attacks US military base in Syria

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Late on Sunday night, an attack on US military bases in Syria, allegedly carried out from Iraq, has heightened tensions in the region. Five rockets were fired at an American military base situated in the Nineveh province.

The attack on US military base was reportedly aimed at deterring U.S. forces from Iraq. The rockets were launched from a small truck in the Jummar area of Syria, near the Iraqi border.

According to reports, the attack was orchestrated by the Kataib Hezbollah group, backed by Iran in Iraq, which seeks to expel American forces from the region. This incident follows recent airstrikes by Israel and Iran in Syria, further exacerbating the already volatile situation in the Middle East.

The U.S. has yet to respond to the attack, but analysts fear that any retaliation could escalate tensions between Iran and western countries, leading to further instability in Iraq and Syria.

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