The Pentagon confirmed that US fighters launched several raids on Iranian-backed militias in eastern Syria in response to the recent attacks against US personnel in Iraq.
The US Defense Department added that the strikes destroyed several facilities at a border control point used by Iranian-backed militant groups.
And Reuters news agency quoted US officials yesterday evening, Thursday, that the United States carried out an air strike targeting a structure belonging to an Iranian-backed faction in Syria.
On Thursday, the two officials said, the United States launched an airstrike in Syria targeting a structure belonging to what it said was an Iranian-backed group.
The two officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the air strike had been approved by US President Joe Biden.
The strike comes after a series of recent missile attacks on US targets in Iraq.