"with the Palestinian Authority saying that Iran has smuggled a large number of weapons into Gaza by sea. " The PA is constantly making ridiculous claims about Gaza. How can Iran be smuggling weapons to Gaza by sea when no ships are even allowed there because of the Israeli naval blockade? After the flottila incident you'd think they'd be aware that the entire world would see that this story doesn't add up.
U.S., allies stage 20 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq (Reuters)