Hamas says US strikes on Iraq, Syria ‘pour oil on fire’

SpaceWar.com reports: “Palestinian militant group Hamas on Saturday condemned overnight US strikes in Iraq and Syria, saying Washington had poured ‘oil on the fire’ in the Middle East.

The US ‘bears responsibility for the consequences of this brutal aggression against both Iraq and Syria, which pour oil on the fire,’ the group said in a statement issued in English.

‘We confirm that the region will not witness stability or peace except by stopping the Zionist (Israeli) aggression and the crimes of genocide and ethnic cleansing against our people in the Gaza Strip.’

The United States launched air strikes against Iran-backed armed groups in Iraq and Syria and promised more to come, in retaliation for a drone attack that killed three US soldiers in Jordan on Sunday.

The US military said it attacked a total of 85 targets at seven different sites in Syria and Iraq…”

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