U.S. launches new 'self-defense' strike in Syria - Pentagon | 8 Nov 2023 | Joe Biden has ordered an airstrike against a weapons depot in Syria that is allegedly used by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and affiliated groups, marking Washington's latest response to drone and rocket attacks on its bases in the region. Two U.S. F-15 fighter jets carried out the latest airstrike on Wednesday in eastern Syria, the Pentagon said in a statement. It followed strikes in the same region on October 26 against the Iranian-backed militant groups that Washington has blamed for attacks on its bases. Illegal U.S. outposts in Syria and military bases Iraq have come under attacks at least 38 times since October 17, reflecting rising tensions in the region amid the Israel-Hamas war. Tehran has repeatedly warned that various regional forces won't sit idle and and that "new fronts" will be opened, if Washington continues to support Israel in its bombing of Gaza.