Iran fires missiles into Syria in revenge for attacks

Iran fires missiles into Syria in revenge for attacks

Iran fires missiles into Syria in revenge for attacks

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have launched a mid-range ballistic missile attack on terrorist positions in the Syrian province of Deir-ez Zor in retaliation for terrorist attacks in Tehran, Tasnim news agency reports.

IRGC forces have been assisting in the fight against ISIS in both Iraq and Syria, but the missile strike represents a significant escalation in Iran's involvement.

A Guard statement carried on its website said many "terrorists" were killed and their weapons had been destroyed in the strike.

Iranian television showed footage of the missiles being launched into the night sky. Iran identifies Islamic State militants as "Takfiri terrorists".

National Hockey League teams release protected lists for expansion draft
Along with Fleury, other goalies exposed are Florida's Roberto Luongo , Detroit's Petr Mrazek and Philadelphia's Michal Neuvirth . Friday, June 16: Deadline for a player to waive his no movement clause for the purposes of being exposed in the Expansion Draft.

Teenage goalkeeper Donnarumma to leave AC Milan
Italian goalkeeper Gianlugi Donnarumma will leave AC Milan after failing to agree a new contract with the club. Gianluigi Donnarumma will not sign a renewal with AC Milan , the Serie A club have confirmed.

Trump supporters turn on special counsel Mueller
Her tweet, late Tuesday, ended a day in which the White House said the president has "no intention" of firing Mueller . Ruddy did not dismiss the White House communications team's words, but he did call Spicer's statement "bizarre".

The attack last week, which included shootings and at least one suicide bombing, was on Iran's parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic.

Iran has described the attackers as being "long affiliated with the Wahhabi", an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia.

The Islamic republic of Iran is a key ally of the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad, alongside Russian Federation and the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement of Lebanon. Iran has arrested dozens of terrorists since the Tehran attacks. The rivals are on opposite sides of violent conflicts in Syria, Yemen and elsewhere.

Related news