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US Army Forwards Large Military Convoy from Kuwait to Base in Western Iraq.

Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The US Army has dispatched tens of military vehicles from Kuwait to Ein al-Assad base in Anbar province, a news website reported on Monday.

The Arabic-language al-Ma'aloumah quoted a security sources within the Iraqi popular forces of Hashd al-Shaabi as reporting that a long convoy of the US army, including a sum of 50 vehicles carrying military hardware, crossed Kuwait's border and entered a region West of the town of al-Ramadi.

It further said that each US army truck was carrying 2 Hummer and Personnel-carrier vehicles, adding that the convoy had headed towards Ein al-Assad base Northwest of al-Ramadi.

The website went on to say that the US convoy was backed up by warplanes, adding more US military convoys are expected to arrive at the base in the coming hours.

A commander of the Iraqi popular forces of Hashd al-Shaabi disclosed earlier today that a long convoy of the US Army vehicles has left Syria for Ein al-Assad base in Anbar province.

Al-Ma'aloumeh quoted the commander as saying that a long convoy of US troops has left Syria and arrived in Western Anbar.

It further said that the US troops that were equipped with different weapons deployed in Ein al-Assad base in Anbar province under the US aerial backup.

The news website went on to say that security measures along roads from Syria's border to Ein al-Assad base made it difficult to count the total number of the US forces in the convoy.

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Publication:FARS News Agency
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Date:Dec 31, 2018
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