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Iran tensions

US carries out airstrikes on Iran-backed militia in Iraq and Syria

Biden directs strikes in response to militia attacks against US facilities

For a second time since taking office five months ago, President Joe Biden orders retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militia.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The United States said on Sunday it carried out another round of airstrikes against Iran-backed militia in Iraq and Syria, this time in response to drone attacks by the militia against U.S. personnel and facilities in Iraq.

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