Attack on United States military base in Syria with UCAVs

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An attempt was made to attack the military base of the United States(US)-led coalition forces in the Tenf region in southern Syria with UCAVs. During the 17-day conflict, US military bases in Iraq and Syria have been attacked by drones and missiles.

Attack on United States military base in Syria with UCAVs

Israel and Hamas continue in the clashes that have been going on since October 7. In the attacks of the Israeli army on Gaza, 5,87 people, including 2,55 children, lost their lives. While concerns were expressed that the conflicts in Gaza would turn into a regional war, the United States(US) announced its support for Israel.


The United States has sent an attack group of two aircraft carriers to the Eastern Mediterranean in support of the Israeli military. The US's open support for the Israeli offensive in Gaza increases the risk of a regional conflict involving different actors in the region. During the 17-day conflict, US military bases in Iraq and Syria have been attacked by drones and missiles.

According to a report by Anadolu Agency, armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) attempted to attack the base of the US-led international coalition in the Tenf region in southern Syria. According to the information received from local sources, at around 10:00 local time, an attempt to attack the base in the Tenf region, where the US army is located, with 3 UAVs of unknown origin.


While the coalition forces targeted and shot down the UCAVs, no statement has been made yet regarding the attack, and it is not known whether there were casualties or property damage.

Iran-backed terrorist groups occasionally attack US bases on the east bank of the Euphrates River with rockets and UCAVs. On 19 October, terrorist groups carried out a UCAV attack around the Koniko gas field where US forces were stationed.


Hamas' military wing, the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, announced that they launched a comprehensive attack against Israel called "Al-Aqsa Flood" on the morning of October 7.

While thousands of rockets were fired from Gaza towards Israel, armed groups entered the settlements in the region. The Israeli army also launched an attack on the Gaza Strip with dozens of warplanes.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that 4 thousand 651 people, including 1thousand 873 children and 1023 women, were killed and 14 thousand 245 injured in Israel's attacks on Gaza.

It was reported that 1 thousand 400 Israelis, including 306 soldiers, were killed and 5 thousand132 Israelis were wounded in the attacks from Gaza.

The Israeli army hit Damascus and Aleppo airports. As the Middle East is turning into a bloodbath again, a deadline has been set for nearly 2 and a half million Palestinians to leave the blockaded Gaza.

In the occupied West Bank, 90 Palestinians were reportedly killed in attacks by Israeli forces and Jewish settlers.

In Israel's attacks on Gaza, 18 journalists were killed.

In the clashes between the Israeli army and Hezbollah on the Israel-Lebanon border since October 8, 24 Hezbollah members and 4 civilians, one of whom was a journalist, were killed. Three Israeli soldiers and one Israeli civilian were killed in the attacks organized by Lebanon. 

Most recently, Israel attacked the al-Ahli Baptist Hospital in Gaza, killing civilians.

Source: Anadolu Agency

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