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'Elimination of terrorist leader just the beginning'

Senior administration official says there is more to come in response to the deaths of three US soldiers in a drone attack in Jordan.

'Elimination of terrorist leader just the beginning'

'We will take further action in Iraq and Syria'

National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan says the US strikes over the weekend were "the beginning of our response" to drone attack which killed three US service members.

'We will take further action in Iraq and Syria'

US launches military strikes in Syria

US begins retaliatory strikes against Iran-backed militias for drone strike that killed three US service members.

US launches military strikes in Syria

'We're suspending attacks against US'

Kataib Hezbollah says it will suspend its attacks against US forces in the region. Pentagon spokesman: Actions speak louder than words.

'We're suspending attacks against US'

US strikes facilities used by pro-Iranian militias

US targets three facilities used by Iranian-backed Kataib Hezbollah and other Tehran-affiliated groups in Iraq.

US strikes facilities used by pro-Iranian militias

Pro-Iranians attack base which hosts US troops

CENTCOM says one Iraqi was wounded after pro-Iranian militias attacked the al-Assad Airbase in Iraq, which hosts US troops.

Pro-Iranians attack base which hosts US troops

Officials: Iran-backed militia behind attack on Iraqi PM's home

Officials say drone attack that targeted the Iraqi Prime Minister was carried out by at least one Iran-backed militia.

Officials: Iran-backed militia behind attack on Iraqi PM's home

US drone strikes truck belonging to pro-Iran militia in Syria

US drone attack targets truck for an Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria, officials in the militia claim.

US drone strikes truck belonging to pro-Iran militia in Syria

Iraqi security forces raid Iranian-backed militia's headquarters

Iraqi security forces raid headquarters belonging to the Iran-backed Kataib Hezbollah, seize rockets and detain commanders.

Iraqi security forces raid Iranian-backed militia's headquarters

Libyan Militias Surrender Tripoli Bases

Following deadly clashes last weekend Libyan militias surrender Tripoli bases to military, possible signs of violence toning down.

Libyan Militias Surrender Tripoli Bases

Libyan MP Carried Hand Grenade in Her Handbag 'For Self Defense'

Fiasco at Tripoli city hall as guards find grenade in MP's handbag; underscores sense of insecurity, turmoil in post-revolution Libya.

Libyan MP Carried Hand Grenade in Her Handbag 'For Self Defense'

US to Train Libyan Forces As Militias Ravage Tripoli

US official announces plans to train thousands of security forces, as local council calls on Misrata militias to leave Tripoli.

US to Train Libyan Forces As Militias Ravage Tripoli

Anti-Aircraft Weapons Used in Libyan Capital

Anti-aircraft gunfire and grenade blasts erupt in several parts of Tripoli, as rival militias battle one another.

Anti-Aircraft Weapons Used in Libyan Capital