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Mar 6 2021

Pentagon: We will respond to Ain al-Asad attacks at the right time and place

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby stressed that the United States is not interested in escalating tensions with Iran, but in protecting its forces and continuing its mission in Iraq. And Iraqi officials continue to investigate the attacks, and the Pentagon will not name the culprit until the investigation is completed. On Wednesday, more than 10 rockets were fired at the Ain al-Asad airbase. According to available information, a contractor at the Ain al-Asad airbase suffered a heart attack and lost his life. FORUM

May 7 2020

Pentagon: US forces killed 130 civilians in 2019

WASHINGTON – U.S. military operations killed about 130 civilians and injured 91 others in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia last year, a Pentagon report unveiled Wednesday, while the Amnesty International in the US stressed that the U.S. was still undercounting civilian casualties. 108 civilians were killed during the US military operations in Afghanistan in 2019, with 22 others killed in Iraq and Syria, and two civilians killed in Somalia, according to the report, Reuters said. Daphne Eviatar, director of Security with Human Rights at Amnesty International USA  said that “Based on places where we have done extensive, thorough investigations, the …

Apr 7 2020

New Pretext by Pentagon to justify leaving military equipment to terrorists in Syria

Damascus, SANA_ A new pretext has been fabricated by the US Department of Defense (The Pentagon) to justify how millions of dollars’ worth of US military equipment has gone missing in Syria and that it may have fallen into the hands of terrorist groups. The new pretext came after a report by the Department of Defense’s office of the inspector general revealed that “theatre-provided equipment” worth $4.1 million was not accounted for in an audit conducted as US forces prepare to withdraw from the country. The report, which was published by the “Morning Star” website, forced the Pentagon’s officials to …